27th July, 2015
Given our long history with the VariCam cameras as well as our shoot to post experience in 4K, we were only too happy to be involved in one of the first UK dramas to be filmed on Panasonic's new VariCam 35 - Swilly Girl. ONSIGHT was one of the first facility companies to test and supply this anticipated 4K camera.
The crime thriller in development is written and directed from BAFTA-Award Winner Peter Nicholson, working alongside his long-time collaborator, BAFTA nominated DoP Nick Dance BSC. Peter Nicholson describes it as, "a Plymouth based crime thriller about a girl, Mia (played by Victoria Lucie), from the wrong side of the tracks.
05th June, 2015
Idris Elba returns to the small screen with a poignant story he has written and directed - King For A Term. Produced by Sprout Pictures, the Playhouse Presents will now air 9 July on Sky Arts. ONSIGHT is the picture and audio post provider.
Described as, “funny, playful, personal and yet wholly accessible to anyone who has ever felt like a bit of an outsider”, the new comedy/drama is based on Elba’s childhood in Hackney, following a young boy who suddenly starts at a school that includes kids with learning difficulties.
08th April, 2015
Today saw the nominations announced for the BAFTA Television Awards, recognising the best programmes from the small screen in 2014. ONSIGHT is the proud facility provider on 2 of the shortlisted titles.
David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies 3D is nominated for the prestigious Huw Wheldon Award - Best Specialist Factual. For this landmark series, ONSIGHT partnered with Colossus Productions on the shoot through to post, making it the company's seventh Attenborough collaboration with Atlantic Productions and Sky. The team has now gained 3 nominations in this category over the last five years and are the first to win the award twice.
23rd March, 2015
Capriol Films’ new feature Draw on Sweet Night chronicles the intriguing life of composer John Wilbye, overlayed by his music and cutting to singers in the present day. After supporting the Alexa shoot, ONSIGHT is the picture post provider and delighted to hear it opens in cinemas from 7 September.
The team's newest Senior Colourist Max Horton has been liaising with Director Tony Britten and DoP Phil Wood throughout the grade to reflect the different periods, involving a 16th century country setting to a documentary style studio environment.
02nd March, 2015
The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is holding its next international Film Expo on 9-10 March in Los Angeles. ONSIGHT will be present as a member of the organisation and having facilitated several of the featured new films from shoot to post.
These consist of Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D and Tiny Giants 3D for BBC Earth as well as Museum Alive! (working title), Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland and Penguins 3D for Atlantic Productions.