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News Archive for April 2013

4K at ONSIGHT Date: 26th April, 2013

Bringing you the future (again) at ONSIGHT...

Our team is known for delivering productions in SD, HD, more recently 3D and now everyone is talking about 4K.


Did you know we have also been working in 4K across a number of projects already?  This work includes Galapagos with David Attenborough, Red Dwarf X, Penguins for Giant Screen, AC / DC Live at River Plate, BAFTA award-winning Flying Monsters 3D back in 2011 and Pandas 3D currently in production.


At ONSIGHT, we pride ourselves in staying at the forefront of digital technology and have worked hard to build a comprehensive set of services…

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Mr Stink and The London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isle of Wonder nominated for BAFTA Television Awards Date: 9th April, 2013

Congratulations to our clients at the BBC and Done & Dusted! Both companies are in the running for a British Academy Television Award.

Mr Stink, based on David Walliams' best-selling children's book, has been nominated for Best Comedy Programme - BBC Productions / BBC One.  ONSIGHT is proud to have provided full 3D and 2D camera and post production solutions, particularly as the commission was the BBC's first 3D scripted programme. This adaptation first aired as part of the festive season in December 2012. More on our 5K workflow and services can be seen here

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ONSIGHT presents The Pavement Psychologist from Sprout Pictures Date: 8th April, 2013

The second season of Playhouse Presents starts this month and The Pavement Psychologist is one of the new plays in this acclaimed comedy and drama strand.


It is written by leading actor Idris Elba and is also his directorial debut.  ONSIGHT was thrilled to support Production, led by Sprout Pictures, through the entire production process from the cameras through to post.


The British talent taking starring roles are Anna Friel, Nonso Anozie, Steven Mackintosh as well as Reggie Yates.  


The synopsis:

The Pavement Psychologist is a taught and sexy drama about Jenny (Anna Friel)…

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ONSIGHT helps show you How To Win The Grand National Date: 4th April, 2013

Ahead of this year's Grand National on Saturday 6 April, Channel 4 is broadcasting a special programme on what it takes to win this ultimate challenge in horse racing - How To Win The Grand National.

Marc Evans explores what sets the winner apart from the rest, referring to both the jockeys' experiences and the biology of the horses.  Directed by Tom Mustill, this scientific look includes demonstrations, such as horses leaping over cars, while documenting the event's history.


In getting up close to the mechanics of the race, the RED Epic camera was used and provided…

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Jonathan Creek and ONSIGHT reunite Date: 4th April, 2013

This week saw Jonathan Creek return to our screens.  The Clue of The Savant’s Thumb was a feature-length special, broadcasted on BBC One during the Easter Bank Holiday.  The murder mystery pulled in an impressive 7 million viewers in the 9PM slot.


Alan Davies and Sheridan Smith reprised their well known roles, this time investigating how a body vanished from a room without a trace with incidents surrounding a secret society and a girls' boarding school.  Special guest appearances were made by Nigel Planer, Joanna Lumley and Rik Mayall.


ONSIGHT was the camera facility provider, having worked on…

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