On Sight

News Archive for August 2012

'First' place for ONSIGHT Date: 30th August, 2012

With the great anticipation and success of London 2012, the team at ONSIGHT is thrilled to be involved in First, the Official Film of the XXXth Olympic Games.


The story focuses on the experiences of twelve international athletes, competing in the Olympics for the very first time.


First is written, produced and directed by Caroline Rowland, Founder and Creative Director of New Moon. The film is independently financed but is supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG).


ONSIGHT’s camera department has been working closely with Production, supplying a…

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ONSIGHT leads the BBC 3D Olympic Idents Date: 6th August, 2012

As the official UK broadcaster of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the BBC’s coverage includes 3D throughout the 17-day competition. London 2012 is the first Olympics to feature live 3D broadcasts. To accompany these television firsts, the BBC has unveiled specially commissioned idents in stereoscopic 3D. With ONSIGHT’s extensive experience working in this format, the team provided both camera equipment and post production.

The BBC Olympic idents highlight eight selected events, consisting of hurdling, pommel, long jump, beam gymnastics, hammer throwing, pole vault, taekwondo and sprinting. Shot at Sutton Arena by BBC Directors Alex Freeman and Jacqui Farnham,…

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