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News Archive for September 2011

ONSIGHT shares IBC Special Award & receives Finalist Innovation Award Date: 13th September, 2011

 

As IBC2011 draws to a close, ONSIGHT is thrilled to have seen Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough featured at the RAI Amsterdam and recognised at The IBC Awards on Sunday 11 September.

 

Congratulations to Atlantic Productions for receiving the IBC2011 Special Award with contributing partners Sky 3D, SGO Mistika and our team at ONSIGHT. This reward was for exceptional 3D vision in creating Flying Monsters 3D.  It is given to a project, person(s) or programme that has pushed boundaries. ONSIGHT also made IBC2011 Innovation Award Finalist, with SGO Mistika as supporting partner, for post production in…

 
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ONSIGHT Races Around with The Tour of Britain Date: 12th September, 2011

For the fourth consecutive year, ONSIGHT’s Edit Rental Department supplies and supports the systems to capture The Tour of Britain 2011 for Century Television.

 

Multiple HD capable Avid systems were installed a week in advance to prepare for this extensive live coverage of Britain’s biggest cycle race.  It stretches from Scotland to London with 8 memorable stages, involving some of the world's top cyclists. Our Camera Rental department also gets involved, providing XDCAM HD cameras. 

 

Every day our technical support engineer relocates to each stage’s finishing line.  With an Avid Unity shared storage system onboard as…

 
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Peter Gabriel's Musical Event arranged in 3D Date: 8th September, 2011

ONSIGHT and Eagle Rock Entertainment have joined forces again, this time for the concert film, Peter Gabriel: New Blood Live In London. As 3D pioneers, we were more than happy to assist Eagle with their 3D debut.

 

Shot at the Hammersmith Apollo in Stereoscopic 3D, we provided 3D minicams alongside Telegenic’s studio style cameras and facilitated full lab and post services.

 

With Peter Gabriel universally recognised as an innovative performer, it was a pleasure working on this stand-out piece when innovation is a key part of what we do - fulfilling our clients’ visions through cutting…

 
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New Feature Film uses the Alexa camera Date: 7th September, 2011

Congratulations to the team for completing the shoot of AFG (working title). This is a production for Salt Film, written and directed by Tom Petch. ONSIGHT is pleased our Camera Rental department could provide the high performance ARRI Alexa for a feature film. We also supplied the Sony F3.

 

Shot in the Morroccan desert over the summer meant that conditions were particularly challenging, but the Alexa using Optimo zoom lenses stood up to the test. Stuart Bentley, DoP, said, “Nothing proved to be a problem - from dust, blazing heat, extreme contrast or long hours, the Alexa handled it…

 
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