On Sight

News Archive for December 2010

The monster challenge of filming in 3D Date: 10th December, 2010

Producing a CGI doc about extinct creatures that would be fit for both the TV screen and Imax took a lot of work and planning, says Anthony Geffen, Producer and CEO of Atlantic Productions.


When Sir David Attenborough and I sat down at the end of a day’s shooting in the Canadian Rockies, we had no idea what it would lead to. David has a fascination with pterosaurs and we began talking about bringing them back to life using CGI, based on the latest research. Then we came up with the idea of telling the story in 3D. A…

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Meerkats 3D Date: 6th December, 2010

Meerkats 3D, from the makers of Meerkat Manor, will get even closer to the ups and downs of family life for these universally popular creatures in their natural habitat.


Meerkat 3D is an Oxford Scientific film in association with PLF, shot in the Kalahari for National Geographic Channel. The show will also be appearing on Sky's 3D channel. ONSIGHT have provided equipment rental and full post-production services.


Get in touch with your inner meerkat at the Animal Planet Meerkat fansite.

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ONSIGHT supports Stereoscopic 3D Training Date: 4th December, 2010

ONSIGHT is supporting a 3 day series of intensive 3D workshops and hands on seminars for industry professionals at BAFTA and Twickenham Studios.


Taking place over the 25th, 26th and 27th of January 2011, the programme will be led by 3D producer and trainer Phil Streather with special guests and 3D experts.


Day One will be held at BAFTA for a maximum of 220 attendees. It will cover everything you need to know in order to decide if your project is right for 3D; whether it’s a feature film, commercial, high end documentary or an ‘as live’ concert.…

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