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.
22nd March, 2010
Taking place at the George Lucas stage at Elstree Studios, the BSC New Equipment & Technology show gives BSC members a chance to look at the latest kit & services on offer in the film & digital market.
ONSIGHT were on hand at the show last weekend to promote the unique link between its Shepperton Studios' based camera hire department, and its Lab & Post facility located in London W1.
11th February, 2010
The 2010 Kinetica Art Fair opened last week at P3, the cavernous underground art space at the University of Westminster. The fair combines new developments in the arts, science and technology, with over 25 galleries and organisations specialising in kinetic, electronic and new media art taking part with over 150 artists exhibiting.
Musion’s Eyeliner, a high definition holographic video system, caught a lot of attention at the show. ONSIGHT staff got to see their logo in a holographic form for the first time with other attendees at the fair including McLaren’s Ron Dennis and mentalist Derren Brown.
28th January, 2010
HD & 3D experts ONSIGHT have just had work on their new 3D Mistika suite completed. The purpose built room at their Berners Street location offers 3D viewing through a pair of DCI compliant projectiondesign projectors.
ONSIGHT's SGO Mistika is used for stereoscopic productions and handles files up to 4K in size with real time 3D colour grading. Audio is taken care of by a 5.1 surround sound system.
28th January, 2010
The debut video to be taken from the album 'AC/DC: Iron Man 2' is 'Shoot To Thrill' with Marvel making the video available to view online this week. Iron Man 2 follows on the success of the 2008 film and features stars including Robert Downey Jr, Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson, Gwyneth Paltrow and Scarlet Johansson.
Through a unique collaboration between Marvel Studios and Columbia Records, AC/DC's music will feature in the film. "Jon Favreau's vision and passion for AC/DC's music blend seamlessly into this incredible film" said Steve Barnett, co-chairman of Columbia Records. "The music really underscores the high energy and excitement of the film."