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Essential high definition Christmas viewing

15th December, 2009

Be sure to catch the epic two-part drama starring Dougray Scott, Joely Richardson, Brian Cox, Vanessa Redgrave, Eddie Izzard and Jason Priestley this Christmas. "The Day of the Triffids" is a new version of the sci-fi classic and will be simulcast on the BBC HD channel (available through Freesat, Sky and Virgin Media) this December.

Based on John Wyndham's best selling post-apocalyptic novel published in 1951, this epic and futuristic drama is a co-production between Power and Canadian producer Prodigy Pictures for the BBC and was shot on two Sony F35 cameras.

Peter & the Wolf - Live on Stage

15th December, 2009

After it's sold out debut earlier in this year, the stunningly beautiful Oscar winning film Peter & the Wolf from Breakthru Films returns this December, with live music from the Philharmonia Orchestra and a newly commissioned script by renowned poet Simon Armitage.

Taking place at the Royal Festival Hall (Southbank Centre, SE1) from the 28th to the 30th December, this is perfect for introducing children to the orchestra as well as getting the chance to peek inside models of the original film set. Free workshops run on the 28th and 29th December in the Clore Ballroom.

JLS help wrap up Channel 4's 3D week

20th November, 2009

X Factor finalists JLS performed three of their singles in a special 3D performance for T4 this weekend. JJ TV, part of the JJ Stereo Group, produced the 3D promos that where used as part of Channel 4's 3D week.

Axis Films supplied a stereo technician, two RED cameras and a 3D P+S Mirror rig with Vision3 as stereogrophers. On Sight's HD Lab then provided file-based back-up services and took care of the online using our 3D SGO Mistika edit system, with real-time 3d convergence, geometry and stereo grading tools.

Live From Abbey Road

19th November, 2009

There’s really no other place quite like Abbey Road, which is why producers Michael Gleason and Peter Van Hooke chose it as the location for their unique TV concept Live From Abbey Road

Since opening in 1931, EMI’s world-famous Abbey Road Studios have been at the cutting edge of music and technology so its a natural choice of venue for the Channel 4 series, which has now been broadcast in over 27 countries around the world.

Tenacity on the Tasman premieres

16th November, 2009

The expedition: Rowing solo 18,000 miles around the world in the most hostile marine environment.

This amazing documentary from Pendragon Production’s George Olver, is the story of adventurer Olly Hicks, who this year became the first man to row solo from Tasmania to New Zealand.