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News Archive for October 2015

'The Martian' sky rockets to top of box office Date: 8th October, 2015

Ridley Scott’s The Martian was always going to be hotly anticipated, but now it has also made the top of the international box office. The ONSIGHT team is delighted to have worked with 20th Century Fox to support both production and post production.

 

Based on Andy Weir’s much praised novel, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after he is left behind during a manned mission to Mars that goes wrong. Watney’s strength and ingenuity enables him to signal to Earth, where NASA and international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crew plots an…

 
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ONSIGHT wins Hollywood award for VR Date: 1st October, 2015

ONSIGHT has been awarded a Hollywood award by the Advanced Imaging Society (AIS) for its virtual reality (VR) system. The 6th Annual 2015 Technology and New Products Awards took place at Paramount Pictures Studios on 30 September and acknowledges high technical achievement in the industry.

 

“This year’s honorees reflected the changing nature of media and entertainment,” said Society Awards Chair, Buzz Hays, Studio Chief, True Image Company. “Virtual Reality, light field image capture, faster software and game platform advancements are taking VR into the market quickly,” he stated.

 

The team received a Lumiere statuette…

 
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