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News Archive for May 2008

Climbing to another level Date: 19th May, 2008

On Sight’s latest range of high end tapeless cameras from Panasonic and Sony are set to raise the bar on tapeless production and meet broadcaster’s stringent HD requirements.

 

HD specialist On Sight’s reputation for being ahead of the game with the latest kit was underlined recently with the order of the latest large format tapeless HD cameras from Panasonic and Sony.

 

On Sight is set to become the first company to take delivery of Panasonic’s newly-launched 1920 x 1080 P2 Varicam range – officially unveiled at NAB in April. On order for delivery this autumn will be the AJ…

 
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Something's got to give... Date: 13th May, 2008

Congratulations goes out to the Third Eye Film Team for their recent success with Three Miles North of Molkom. 

 

After World Premiere sell-outs in competition at IDFA, Three Miles North of Molkom won the Audience Award for Best Feature at the Gothenburg International Film Festival (out of 450 dramas and documentaries), before appearing at Hot Docs.

 

Variety commented on the film "Production values are first-rate, especially Mike Hill's sound and Joseph Russell's HD work, which captures the haunted, shadowy sunlight of a Swedish summer and makes the colours of the surrounding village pop like it was the cover…

 
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Mandela's magic moment Date: 7th May, 2008

Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday tribute concert in Hyde Park in June was one of the musical high notes of the summer – a fitting salute to the world leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

 

Named the 46664 Concert, the event was the latest in a series held around the world to raise money for Nelson Mandela’s 46664 HIV/AIDS charity. The number refers to the former South African president’s prison number on Robben Island, where he was notoriously incarcerated for 18 of his 27 years behind bars.

 

Timed to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the June 1988 Free…

 
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