ACORD

Project: ACORD Corporate Broadcast Studio
Client: ACORD Inc.
Location: Pearl River, NY
Type: Broadcast + Media
Size: 1,000sf
Status: Completed 2014

A new 1,000sf. broadcast studio for ACORD (Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development), a non-profit organization that provides data standards to the insurance industry. The studio provides production space for corporate online web content and special corporate communication initiatives. Technology, including a large monitor wall behind the anchor desk and display monitors in the informal area, provides flexibility for various show rebranding. In addition to the studio, the project included design consultation for a new control room and base building infrastructure coordination.

CONSTRUCTION IN PROGRESS : Video of our shop visit to review a mock-up of the wavy shoot-off walls for the studio. 

 Project Team: Peter Provost (Principal/Project Designer), Tom Schwinn (Designer/Project Manager), David Catalano

Chicago Bears Network

Project: Chicago Bears Network Broadcast Studio
Client: Chicago Bears Network / Chicago Bears Football Club
Location: Lake Forest, IL
Type: Broadcast + Media
Size: 2,200sf
Status: Completed 2013

The new 2,200-sf broadcast studio for the Chicago Bears Network is part of an addition and expansion project for the existing Chicago Bears Football Club in Lake Forest, IL. The studio space is organized into two main zones: hard news main anchor area and informal stand-up “locker room” area. Flexibility is provided for multiple show lineups by utilizing custom drop-down graphic panels, LED color shifting, internally lit lightbox walls and AV technology. The project was delivered as a design/build partnership with Chicago Scenic Studios in Chicago, IL.

Project Team: Peter Provost (Principal/Project Designer), David Catalano (Designer), Paul Benson (Graphic Designer), Peter Hyde Design: Peter Hyde (Associate Designer), Sean "Sid" Post (Lighting Designer), Chicago Scenic Studios (Scenic Fabrication)

TV-9 Headquarters Studio

Project: TV-9 Headquarters Newsroom + Studio
Client: Channel 9
Location: Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia
Type: Broadcast + Media, Office + Workplace
Size: 5,000sf (2,500sf Newsroom / 2,500 Studio
Status: Completed 2013

Multi-floor, interior renovation for Channel 9 broadcast headquarters newsroom and broadcast studio, located outside the capital city of Tbilisi in the Republic of Georgia. The renovation included the design of the main broadcast studio and adjacent 2-floor newsroom work space for editorial staff. Additionally, provided overall project management, base building and AV coordination and general studio/interiors planning services.

Project Team: Peter Provost (Principal/Project Designer), Tom Schwinn (Project Manager), David Catalano, Peter Hyde, Tyler O'Reilley, Phil Widmer (Lighting Designer), Sandy Paul (Lighting Asst.), Joseph Policastro (AV Integration)

WGN-TV 9 News (Studio Concept)

Project: WGN-TV 9 News (Studio Concept-Unbuilt)
Client: N/A
Location: Chicago, IL
Type: Broadcast + Media
Size: 2,500sf
Status: Preliminary Design Proposal

Provost Studio provided a preliminary design concept for WGN-TV that re-imagined the existing studio as a flexible, 360-degree broadcast environment within an urban Chicago loft space.  With expansive views overlooking the city, the visual concept incorporated iconic architectural features, materials and views of the city into the scenery that expresses both the unique story of Chicago and WGN 9 News, "Chicago's Very Own".  

The studio configuration was designed for multiple talent positions with various locations for hard news reporters and editorial segments including News Desk Area, Interview Area, Demonstration Area, Weather Area and Sports Desk.        


 Project Team: Peter Provost (Principal/Project Designer), Tom Schwinn (Designer/Project Manager), David Catalano (Designer), Jason Christiansen (Visualization)  

First Rule Film & Broadcast

Project: First Rule Film Broadcast Studio
Client: Pelopidas, LLC
Location: St. Louis, MO
Type: Broadcast + Media
Size: 900sf
Status: Completed 2014

Flexible corporate broadcast studio intended to as a production studio for other companies in addition to the client’s weekly financial show.  As a small 1000sf studio, the floor plan and studio walls provide multiple shoot-off configurations including main anchor desk, informal area for 1 on 1 interviews and 3 stand-up areas.  The studio features a 3 over 3, thin bezel monitor wall  on its north side, tracking graphic panels which are easily re-branded, 80” wild monitor unit and color shifting RGBA LED walls.

Project Team: Peter Provost (Principal/Project Designer), Paul Benson, Peter Hyde Design (Associate Designer), Phil Widmer (Lighting Design), Showman Fabricators (Fabrication); SH Acoustics (Acoustics)

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Chicago Magazine + RedEye Webcast Studio

Project: Chicago Magazine + Redeye Magazine Webcast Studio
Client: Tribune Media Group
Location: Chicago, IL
Type: Broadcast + Media
Size: 150sf
Status: Completed 2015

Design and installation of a new branded broadcast environment for digital video content for Chicago Magazine and RedEye Magazine, part of the Tribune Media Group. Project included design, management of fabrication/installation and project architectural infrastructure consulting.


CONSTRUCTION IN PROGRESS : Check out our time-lapse video of the studio installation below. 

CHICAGO MAGAZINE 

REDEYE MAGAZINE 

 

(Press excerpt from Newscast Studio below)
The Chicago Tribune‘s free daily publication RedEye (not to be confused with the Fox News show by the same name) has debuted a new home for its online video segments.
The new set, from Provost Studio, includes a edgy, industrial feel with a faux brick and plaster wall, windows and a standing anchor desk.
The set is dominated by skillful lighting design, including splashes of color on the wall to bring out its texture. Other scenic elements include a stenciled outline of the Chicago street grid and small, square photos of city landmarks as well as a prominent RedEye logo.

Hoy Magazine + Hoy Noticias MundoFox 13

Project: Hoy Magazine + Hoy Noticias Mundo Fox 13 Webcast Studio
Client: Tribune Media Group
Location: Chicago, IL
Type: Broadcast + Media
Size: 500sf
Status: Completed 2014

Design and installation of a new branded broadcast environment for digital video content for Hoy Magazine, part of the Tribune Media Group. Project included design, management of fabrication/installation and project architectural infrastructure consulting.

(Press excerpt from Newscast Studio below)
Last week, “Hoy Noticias MundoFox 13″ launched on WOCK-TV, Chicago’s MundoFox affiliate.
The show is a unique partnership between the Tribune-owned Hoy newspaper and the television station, owned by KM Communications.
The newscast has a selectively-curated list of stories, tailored to Chicago’s Spanish-speaking community.
Provost Studio designed the set for the newscast, which features a view of Chicago with a bright red color palette.
“MundoFox 13 is Chicago’s fastest-growing Hispanic TV station,” said Donald Bae, General Manager of WOCK-TV. “The next step in the evolution of our station is, not only to entertain, but also to educate and inform our viewers. The partnership with an established news organization like Hoy will allow us to deeply connect with our viewers and, at the same time, give our advertisers a unique opportunity within our two powerful brands.”

Project Team: Peter Provost (Principal/Project Designer), Paul Benson (Designer), Chicago Scenic Studios (Scenic Fabrication)

Big Ten Network Broadcast Studio Design

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Big Ten Network Broadcast Studio

Big Ten Network

Chicago, IL

Scenic Design, Graphic Design, Brand Integration

1,000sf.

Completed 2014

The new broadcast studio for the Big Ten Network accommodates a four-show lineup.  The scope of work included designing new surrounding shoot-off  walls and refreshing the existing main platform and desk.  The design provides flexibility through removable graphic panels, color shifting, internally-lit lightbox walls and technology.  The project was delivered as a design/build partnership with Chicago Scenic Studios in Chicago, IL.

Project Team: Peter Provost (Principal/Project Designer)

WVUA-23 | University of Alabama

Project: WVUA 23
Client: Univeristy of Alabama/ Digital Media Center
Location: Tuscaloosa, AL
Type: Broadcast + Media
Size: Approx. 1,200sf
Status: Completed 2015

Project Team: Peter Provost (Principal/Project Designer), David Catalano (Designer), Paul Benson (Graphic Designer)

ARISE News - New York Broadcast Studio Design

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ARISE News - New York Bureau Newsroom + Studio

ARISE News

New York, NY 

Scenic Design, Brand Integration

2,200sf.

Completed 2013

The new broadcast set for ARISE News New York was designed for the international debut of the network.  The initial design and installation encompass Phase 1 of a two-phase project that includes the network’s main broadcast studio, editorial newsroom and public lobby/reception areas. The set accommodates both hard news and entertainment show formats.  The design provides flexibility through use of color shifting, internally-lit lightbox walls and technology.  A large 32’-long video wall, comprised of a 3x9-unit array of 42” thin bezel monitors, connects both hard news and informal areas.

Project Team: Peter Provost (Principal/Project Designer)