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News Archive for December 2014

ONSIGHT provides shoot to post facilities on its 7th Attenborough project, the new 'Conquest of the Skies' Date: 31st December, 2014

Updated 8th January, 2015

 

ONSIGHT is the proud provider of cameras and picture post in 4K, HD, 3D and 2D for Colossus Productions’ new landmark series Conquest of the Skies (3D) - the facility’s seventh David Attenborough collaboration with Atlantic Productions and Sky.

 

The Post division designed a 4K workflow and oversaw the media management, based on a variety of camera formats, including the Epic as provided by ONSIGHT's camera team.  There was also a mixture of shooting techniques, such as a 3D-Epic equipped Octocopter by Digital Cinema Films with R&D from ONSIGHT. This captured incredible aerial footage in…

 
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ONSIGHT works on 'The Queen's Garden' from shoot to post Date: 12th December, 2014

ONSIGHT is the provider of cameras and picture post for Oxford Scientific Films’ new ITV series The Queen’s Garden. Alan Titchmarsh spends a whole year exploring a royal treasure, the Buckingham Palace Garden.


The film uses a variety of cutting edge camera methods for natural history. These include timelapse photography and infrared, overseen by lead DoP Robin Cox.  ONSIGHT supplied the principal camera, the RED Epic, with E mount lenses.

 

In post, the ONSIGHT team managed all of the media.  It involved a large amount of data when the shoot spanned a year, in order to…

 
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ONSIGHT is 'Marked' for Playhouse Presents' new film, starring Kiefer Sutherland Date: 10th December, 2014

Marked is a new Christmas Special, part of the successful Playhouse Presents strand from Sky Arts. Produced by Sprout Pictures, ONSIGHT provided the post production.

 

After hosting the offline, involving Avid kit from our Edit Rental team, ONSIGHT continued with the online and grade. Senior Colourist Andy Lee created a unique filmic look, in discussing the approach with established DoP Rodney Charters who chose the Alexa and Anamorphic lenses.  Lee particularly emphasised the reds and greens to help evoke the festive feel.  As Dubbing Mixer, Andy Coles performed the sound design, final mix and layback.

 

The…

 
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