07th April, 2010
Marc Hoeferlin, Juan Reina and Barney Broomfield are the filmmakers behind Albino United. Shot by Barney Broomfield on a Panasonic P2 Varicam and coming soon to the True Stories strand on More4 and National Geographic, their film follows a team of Tanzanian albino football players as they use sport to try and dispel the myths that have lead to many albino killings.
For decades, the albinos of Africa - known as the 'tribe of ghosts', 'zeros zeros' or 'the invisibles' - have suffered appalling treatment at the hands of their own neighbours and are murdered for their body parts, which are believed to bring good fortune and cure all manner of ills
31st March, 2010
ONSIGHT's Camera Rental team continue to expand their range of 3D camera equipment with the purchase of an Element Technica Quasar 3D rig.
Los Angeles based Element Technica strive to make products as aesthetically pleasing as possible with the guiding design principle being functionality.
27th March, 2010
Pink Banana Studios have produced a 3D cinema ad for Jersey Boys, an internationally acclaimed hit musical based on the lives of one of the most successful 1960s rock 'n roll groups, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
The documentary-style musical opened on Broadway in 2005, before making its West End debut at London's Prince Edward Theatre in February 2008. It has gone on to win 28 Major awards worldwide, including the Olivier Award for best new musical. Pink Banana Studios have been working with AKA Promotions to use emerging digital and innovative platforms to promote the production.
26th March, 2010
ONSIGHT camera technicians have just returned back from Angola, after assisting Lunatus SL on their recent 3D shoot for the Angolan Government.
The Republic of Angola commissioned production company Lunatus SL to produce a 4D experience promoting Angolan businesses for the upcoming Shanghia Expo.
25th March, 2010
While it may at first appear hugely complex, 3D need not be less straightforward, or vastly more expensive than conventional production. Adrian Pennington of Broadcast Magazine highlights speaks with Andy Shelley and gives some top tips
1) 3D or 2D?
Does the project really benefit from being 3D? Just because the technology is available, it doesn’t mean it is applicable to all ideas.