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Welbeck - The Defence Sixth Form College is a co-educational full boarding college, where students are funded by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) on a means tested basis.
It offers an A level education to preselected students following a career as technical or engineering Officers within the armed forces or the MOD civil service. Welbeck - The Defence Sixth Form College has been purpose built with the facilities, curriculum and staff to fully support students aiming to gain a place on Engineering and Technical degree courses.
After successfully live streaming a Remembrance Day parade held previously at the college, NAV were employed as the trusted video production company to film and live stream the prestigious Annual General Inspection, as Welbeck College closed for the final time.
HRH The Princess Royal was the VIP guest at the event which saw the graduation of 137 upper-sixth form students. Howard Blackett, Principal Welbeck DSFC said, ”It was a great honour to have had HRH The Princess Royal with us for our final AGI and, in particular, I was delighted to be able to introduce her to a number of students, parents and staff after the parade itself – it was a fitting finale to mark the closure of the College.”
Due to the Covid restrictions at the time the event was hybrid, with a socially distanced live audience of around 400 on the parade ground and many more online. We utilised 2 static HD cameras with operators and a third mobile HD camera on a wireless link, this enabled full coverage of the march-on and off, the VIP speeches and inspection by HRH The Princess Royal.
Our licensed Operator also flew a DJI drone overhead throughout the event, from our control area at the edge of the parade ground. The mix of cameras and live drone footage delivered comprehensive coverage of all the proceedings for the 300+ viewers on the live stream. Given there were some restrictions on the college bandwidth, we chose to stream the whole event on cellular 4G using our mobile live streaming set-up.
In addition to the filming and live streaming element, we were also asked to look after the live sound on the parade ground. Given the unpredictable nature of the British weather, everything was fully weatherproof and suitable for outdoor use, and even though it was July, it rained during the set-up and until the event started! We employed an 8x speaker system with 4x digital amplifiers, digital sound desk and digital snake for the 100m cable run back to our control point. It was noted, that the sound was particularly good and very nicely balanced across the whole event space.
Welbeck is a sixth form college run on behalf of the Ministry of Defence, with an emphasis on the military. Each year we have an Annual General Inspection with students in uniform, watched by parents, relatives and friends. This year, Covid safety meant that we had to limit our guest numbers.
Working with NAV we were able to provide a high quality live stream of our event, and they produced a really professional edited recording that has already drawn real praise from the people who have seen it.
Geoff Feavyour, Director of Operations, Welbeck DSFC
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