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News Archive for August 2013

ONSIGHT's Colourist David Gonzalez Lozano selected for Broadcast 2013 Hot Shots Date: 22nd August, 2013

Congratulations to our Colourist and Online Editor, David Gonzalez Lozano, for being named one of the Broadcast 2013 Hot Shots!  It is terrific news for him and our post production team in Soho.


The entries focus on talented under-30s working in TV with established work to their name. Read the comments from this week's Broadcast magazine below.



David Gonzalez Lozano 28

Colourist and Online Editor, ONSIGHT


Following the colour grade of First, The Official Film of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Director Caroline Rowland praised David for having "the rare ability to…

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New British feature 'Last Passenger' pulls into cinemas this autumn Date: 19th August, 2013

Last Passenger is a new suspense thriller, now due for release in cinemas from 18 October.  The British film revolves around a man and his young son, travelling home on the last train of the day when the journey takes a sudden turn for the worst.  It stars Dougray Scott and Kara Tointon. 


Shot at Shepperton Studios, where ONSIGHT's camera department is based, the team supplied Alex Plus equipment and editing solutions.  Here is our story at the time the shoot wrapped.


The project came together in a unique manner, led by the film's Writer and Director…

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ONSIGHT hits the road with The Hairy Bikers for a brand new show Date: 16th August, 2013

Recognised for their culinary ventures, the Hairy Bikers are back with a new special series. For the first time ever, they’re focus is not on food, but industrial heritage in The Hairy Bikers' Restoration Road Trip.


To capture the action, ONSIGHT’s camera department provided Canon EOS C300s over a number of weeks, using the EF Mount zoom lenses. The 3 x 60 episodes are produced by Arrow Media for the BBC.


Episode 1: The Bikers visit a Derbyshire coal mine and celebrate 150 years of the London Underground.


Episode 2: Dave and Si help to…

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Penguins 3D for Giant Screen, delivered by ONSIGHT Date: 12th August, 2013

Penguins 3D is a new film, produced by Atlantic Productions in association with Sky and US-based Galileo Digital Entertainment. ONSIGHT provided full production facilities.  The film is available as 40- and 20-minute versions in 3D and 2D, 15-perf./70-mm, and digital in 4K and 2K.


Written and narrated by renowned naturalist and filmmaker David Attenborough, the film depicts the fortunes of a young male King Penguin on the sub-Antarctic island, known as Penguin City. Among six million penguins, he must earn his place, find a mate and raise a family.


It was shot in 4K 3D on location over…

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ONSIGHT provides shoot to post facilities for a special film, starring Ray Winstone Date: 5th August, 2013

Leading Hollywood and British actors, including Ray Winstone, Charles Dance, John Simm, Neil Stuke and Tamzin Outhwaite, have come together to be part of a short film with a twist. ONSIGHT was proud to support the unique project by providing cameras and equipment through to full post production.


The gripping drama is Father’s Day, which connects a group of characters in something big, to reveal just how they know each other - through prostate cancer.


An impressive line up of people was secured both behind and in front of the camera. The 18-minute film was co-produced by Neil…

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More award recognition across ONSIGHT projects Date: 3rd August, 2013

Last week saw a whole raft of award nominations announced for film and television. ONSIGHT is thrilled to have contributed to a number of the successful productions.


Meerkats 3D is an award-winning film, produced by Oxford Scientific Films in association with Principal Large Format for National Geographic and Sky.  It's latest accolade comes from the GSCA 2013 Film Awards, where the title is nominated for not one, but five of the possible categories - Best Cinematography, Best Sound Design, Best Original Score, Best Film for Lifelong Learning, and Best Film-Short Subject.  ONSIGHT provided full cameras, equipment and…

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ONSIGHT is riding high with major events this summer Date: 2nd August, 2013

The inaugural Prudential RideLondon is a two-day cycling festival on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August. ONSIGHT is delighted to be involved in this mass sports event, deemed a legacy of the 2012 Games and a celebration of cycling in the UK.


The ONSIGHT team is providing Avid solutions, in addition to a number of Sony XDCAM decks, including the PDW-U2. To ensure the kit is monitored on such a time critical job, one of our Engineers is on hand to offer technical support throughout. This sees us collaborate once more with one of the leading outside broadcast companies,…

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