Global esports tournament organiser ESL Gaming has inked a three-year deal with production firm Gravity Media.
Gravity Media will be the exclusive service provider at ESL’s tournaments, such as Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Cologne in Germany, ESL One Malaysia in Malaysia, the IEM Rio Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major Championship in Brazil, and DreamHack Atlanta in the US among other events, where it will be providing ESL with its production services.
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Tobias Grieser, SVP Production at ESL Gaming, commented:
“Having the best possible broadcast experience is fundamental to us, as this is how we can bring our most memorable and iconic moments to all of the fans around the globe.
“Partnering up with Gravity Media opens many new doors for us to deliver the action from the world’s biggest esports stages to anyone’s home. With their cutting-edge technology and global presence, we can ensure that fans can enjoy our events to the fullest from wherever they are located and that they can do so in the best possible quality.“
Ed Tischler, Managing Director, EMEA, at Gravity Media, added:
“The future for esports is bright, offering many opportunities for new and exciting broadcasting approaches to provide the perfect environment for companies to engage with their clients.
“Gravity Media is excited to be working alongside ESL Gaming on multiple prestigious esports events. This project marks another truly global team effort where Gravity Media looks forward to capturing more from the thrilling esports action taking place over the globe. Our teams and offices in America, Australia, Europe, and across the Middle-East are excited to join forces with ESL Gaming to offer our world-leading expertise and support.“
Gravity Media has previously worked on Roland-Garros, the UEFA Europa League Final and World Chase Tag Championship among others and is set to produce a certain part of the upcoming men’s football World Cup later this year in Qatar.