Viz Mosart Summit

Automation enthusiasts gather in Frankfurt 17–18 November for Viz Mosart Summit

The German broadcaster Hessischer Rundfunk (HR) and Vizrt are welcoming delegates from all over the world for a two day dive into the opportunities of VR and the Vizrt automation solution!

Thursday: Program

Bus departs from Dorint Oberursel


HR studio tour


Bus departs from HR


Welcome to Viz Mosart Summit 2016, by Michael Jensen, Summit Chairman and Head of Production, TV2 Fyn

13:15 - 13:45

Taking news broadcast to the next level with NRK regional news operation, by Tulla Onstad, Project Manager, NRK

13:45 - 14:30

From newspaper to TV station, by Thomas Mattsson, Editor-in-Chief, Expressen

14:30 - 15:00

Can VR heighten empathy? by Charlotte W. Mikkelborg, Director, Picture This Productions

15:00 - 15:30


15:30 - 16:30

VR and Automation @ Hessischer Rundfunk, by Heiko Herre, Project Engineer, Fabian Schneider, Support Engineer & Christoph Holscher, Production Engineer, Hessischer Rundfun

16:30 - 17:00

Shooting in VR, by Jonathan Spencer, Creative Director & Chris Cook, Lead Director, BBC News


Viz Mosart Summit dinner

Friday: Program

Morning coffee

09:00 - 09:45

What's new, by Mads Grønbæk, Solutions Architect & Morten Larsen, Head of R&D, Vizrt

09:45 - 10:15

Hierarchical Template Sets – Dealing with a huge amount of templates, by Juha Okko, Viz Mosart Lead, BBC News & Rune Torkildsen, PS Project Manager, Vizrt

10:15 - 10:45

Control = Creativity. Digital scripting for live events and music shows, by Per Zachariassen, Exec. Producer, CuePilot & Leon Rui, TV Director, CCTV

10:45 - 11:15


11:15 - 11:45

Exploring the operational efficiencies, by Shane Craig, Creative Services Manager, Studio Automation, Lilly Broadcasting

11:45 - 12:15

Innovation and automation, by Miljenko Logozar, Director of Technology Solutions and Integration, Al Jazeera

12:15 - 13:15


13:15 - 13:30

Acting in VR studios, by Eli Kari Gjengedal, Program Host, TV 2 Norway (video)

13:30 - 14:00

From large screen to personalised immersive media: Impact on production and workflows, by Hans Hoffmann, Head of Media Fundamentals and Production, EBU

14:00 - 14:30

VRT Sandbox: Live IP and 360 documentary, by Gregg Young, VR Specialist, VRT-EBU Live IP

14:30 - 15:00

Innovations in audio workflow and automation, by Meinhard Dollansky, Sound Engineer, NDR

15:00 - 15:30


15:30 - 16:00

An olympic challenge, by Luiz Claudio Costa, Technology Development Specialist, Globosat15

16:00 - 16:30

The undiscovered world of VR and 360 Journalism, by Ville Juutilainen, Journalist, YLE Plus

16:30 - 17:00

Vice News Tonight: Making art in time for air, by Lucy Paynter, Real-Time Graphics Art Director, VICE

The summit is sold out and registration is now closed. Follow updates in the Viz Mosart Summit Facebook page.


The Viz Mosart Summit takes place at the Dorint Hotel Frankfurt/Oberursel Address: Königsteiner strasse 29, 61440 Frankfurt/Oberursel. Tel: +49 6171 2769 922.

For accommodation: An alternative hotel nearby is Mövenpick Hotel Frankfurt Oberursel. Address: Zimmersmuehlenweg 35, 61440 Frankfurt/Oberursel. Tel: +49 6171 5000

Contact us at if you have questions.

We look forward to welcoming attendees to Frankfurt 17–18 November for a summit packed with inspiration, shared experiences and networking!

Co-host: Hessischer Rundfunk
 Address: Bertramstrasse 8, 60320 Frankfurt/Main