Antarctica - OnSight takes a deep dive into the unknown with BBC Earth

31st March, 2020

OnSight takes a deep dive into the unknown with BBC Earth, providing specialist post production on another stunning giant screen and IMAX motion picture in 6K Dome and 2D and 3D digital formats

Antarctica is a land of mystery and yet what happens here affects every single one of us. 

With never-before seen footage, our story brings audiences to the farthest reaches of this wild and majestic continent. 

It is the coldest driest and windiest place on Earth with the roughest oceans and yet, weird and wonderful creatures thrive here in astounding abundance. 

Lead by OnSight’s Senior Colourist Andy Lee, OnSight’s creative team are excited to be working alongside BBC studios Natural History Unit to provide full post for this visually stunning feature, using our unique OPR (OnSight Picture Remastering) service. Covering full 6K picture post, 2D to 3D conversion, visual effects, shot extensions, bespoke giant screen deliverables and colour grading for both xenon and laser projection.

The film is directed by Fredi Devas, who worked on Planet Earth II and Frozen Planet. With Production Managers Caroline Cox and Nicola Kowalski, Producer Jonny Keeling, Executive Producer Jonathan Williams and supervising Producer Myles Connolly, who has a wealth of giant screen & IMAX films in his slate. 

 Released later this stunning specialist feature documentary stands strongly with its predecessors Oceans: Our Blue Planet and Wild Africa, delivering breathtaking images from furthest corners of the globe. 

Our team will be working on this for an Autumn release; We can't wait to tell you more in the upcoming months. Antarctica is produced by the BBC studios Natural History Unit and distributed by SK Films.

'Just wanted to say a massive thank you to the team BBC Studio’s Natural History unit and at OnSight our post production partners to NSF and british Antarctic survey for their support for the production, Our theatre advisory panel as well as the fantastic team as SK films that have done a wonderful job on the release strategy of the film, all in very difficult circumstances. I’ve just been so energised by the team and amazed at how everyone has just kept pushing forward in the face of adversity and uncertainty and kept such a positive attitude, it’s just been fantastic.' - Jonathan Williams, Executive Producer