News Archive for August 2007
Bringing the classic 1930s children’s tale Peter and the Wolf – intended by Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev to introduce youngsters to the delights of orchestral music – to a new generation is easier said than done.
With children’s expectations conditioned by HD video games and 3G movies, the bar has been raised in terms of production values.
Producer Hugh Welchman and his Breakthru Films team realised that to capture a child’s imagination today, the stop-frame animation would need to exude production values that its audience would not be able to resist.
The 13-month project was made at…
P!NK’s recent Wembley Arena Concert was yet another epic HD shoot for Serpent Productions, typical of the slick style they produce on regular basis.
The event was Directed by David Mallet, shot by NEP Visions on about 20 HD Cameras at 1080/25p and posted entirely by On Sight Upstairs. On Sight digitised all the material after the shoot on multiple dedicated digitising systems for speed.
The edit was put together by Nick Morris on Final Cut Pro before on-lining in HD at On Sight Upstairs, where it was graded in HD and played out various
HDCAM masters: an…