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OCEANS: OUR BLUE PLANET - 3D Lumiere Award

10th December, 2018

Late 2018 OnSight humbly accepted a 3D Lumiere award on behalf of the BBC Earth, BBC Studios LTD, Ocean X and OnSight teams that made OCEANS: OUR BLUE PLANET in 6K 3D for the Imax , Giant Screen and Dome formats. Special gratitude and mentions were made to: Producers, Myles Connolly, Johnathan Williams and Neil Nightingale, Directors Mark, Brownlow and Rachel Butler, all the Cinematographers, Distributer Giant Screen Films LLC, Co-Producers Ocean X and of course our very own Joana Coelho and Rik Tester and the OnSight team.

By the creators of the groundbreaking Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II series, Oceans: Our Blue Planet takes audiences of all ages on a global odyssey, from coastal shallows to the freezing shores of Antarctica, revealing the untold stories of the ocean’s most astonishing creatures.

By the creators of the groundbreaking Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II series, Oceans: Our Blue Planet takes audiences of all ages on a global odyssey, from coastal shallows to the freezing shores of Antarctica, revealing the untold stories of the ocean’s most astonishing creatures.

The film is a visual spectacle that features cutting-edge science and fascinating new discoveries, the educational content and activities will be tailored around the messages and themes portrayed in Oceans: Our Blue Planet bringing marine science to life for classroom and family audiences.

 Working closely with BBC Earth productions, Onsight's Senior Colourist Andy Lee and team were thrilled to be a part of this masterpiece. Covering full 6K picture post, including digital remastering for the giant screen, 2D to 3D conversion, visual effects, shot extensions, bespoke giant screen deliverables and colour grading for both xenon and laser projection.


The story is narrated by Kate Winslet, directed by Mark Brownlow and Rachel Butler, produced by Neil Nightingale and James Honeyborne, with Executive Producers Ray Dalio and Jonathan Williams and Supervising Producer Myles Connolly. By using breakthroughs in science and cutting-edge technology, the film reveals the astonishing characters, otherworldly places, and extraordinary new animal behaviors. Warm and compelling stories about marine habitats and their characterful inhabitants will leave you emotionally invested in our oceans and the creatures who dwell there and bring a whole new perspective to understanding OUR blue planet. Oceans: The Blue Planet will be available in all formats: 2D & 3D, 15/70 Dome, DCI compliant Digital, IMAX Digital, IMAX Laser, Dome-customized 15/70, Fulldome Digital.

Thanks so much for all the hard work, skill and flexibility that has delivered us such a great result. I appreciate just how hard your whole team have had to work to achieve such a high standard in such a short timeframe.

Neil Nightingale - BBC Worldwide Creative Director