One of most well respected names in the sports and entertainment production industry, Ralph Mole´ brings 3 decades of experience guiding creative, technical and operational aspects of live and recorded programs for broadcast and online distribution. With more than 1500 productions and 15 awards to his credit including 4 Emmy Awards and 2 Cable Ace Awards, Mole´ has produced high-profile events for every sport on every major sports network.
Affirming his status as a true innovator in the field, Mole´ was the first director to utilize multiple and rider-mounted cameras and Flycams to record competition, bringing a new level of excitement to live action sports coverage. These “game-changing” multi-camera recording techniques revolutionized the industry and earned Mole´ a 2005 Winter X Games Emmy Award.
Mole´ was also a key member of 3 Emmy Award-winning television production units for the Olympic Games. He directed ABC Olympic Volleyball at the Los Angeles Games, NBC Sports Olympic Wrestling from Seoul, Korea and Olympic Volleyball for NBC at the Barcelona Summer Games. At the Atlanta Olympics, Mole´ directed Track and Field for host broadcaster AOB, creating a “world feed of track events” seen by nearly 2 billion global television viewers. He also directed the host broadcast feed of Alpine Downhill and Super-G for ISB at the Salt Lake City Games.
A talented producer/director with exceptional production business acumen, Mole´ created a “client-supplied programming” business model at Windfall, establishing production relationships with USA Track & Field, US Ski & Snowboarding, Disson/Furst, SMTI, FCB Telecom, People & Properties, Medalist Sports, World Sports Marketing, Ogilvy & Mather, Lifestyle Marketing Group, Kaleidoscope Entertainment, Aura 360 and Red Bull. He has also contracted directly with sports governing bodies including the US Ski Team, USA Track & Field, the Special Olympics, Junior and Senior Olympics, World Masters Games and World University Games.
The result of these lucrative collaborations is the establishment of Windfall Productions as a powerful 30-year fixture in the sports production industry, the award-winning achievements of which have been showcased on national television via ESPN, ESPN 2, ABC, NBC, CBS, EOE, SPEED, RUSH-TV, MSG, TBS and OLN.