Axis Films' 3D work nominated for RTS Innovation Award

05th November, 2009

The RTS Innovation Awards aim to recognise outstanding achievement in the development of new technologies in distribution, production and manipulation with Axis Films nominated for an award for their 3D work.

The award categories are designed to highlight the growing interdependence of technology and content, reaching out to new users and new ways of communicating.

Jeff Henry, Chair of the RTS Innovation Awards, said: "The standard this year has been exceptionally high. The shortlist of hopefuls is a testament to the outstanding level of innovative ideas currently within the media industry."

"Technology is constantly evolving and it's down to work like this that the industry continues to move forward and push new boundaries. The importance of these prestigious awards is illustrated by the unprecedented and magnificent cross industry support, even in a challenging business environment."

RTS 2009 Innovation Awards - Raising the Bar nominees:

BBC Research & Development - High Frame Rate Television Experiment - July-September 2008 
BBC Research & Development

The World’s First 3D Satellite Broadcast: Rugby Live: Calcutta Cup - Scotland v England 
BBC Sport Co-Production with Can Communicate in Association with Inition and Axis

Ingex Automated Tapeless Production
BBC Research & Development

The RTS Innovation Awards will be presented on Tuesday 10 November 2009 at Bafta, with the event being sponsored by BBCBSkyBITVMicrosoft and Virgin Media Television

On Sight continues its investment into new technology with its recent purchase of the SGO Mistika 3D editing system, offering a finishing service for Axis Film's 3D clients.