Primal Scream: The Lost Memphis Tapes

12th December, 2018

Primal Scream: The Lost Memphis Tapes aired on BBC4 November

Follow Bobby and Andrew as they go back to Memphis 25 years later to Ardent Studios and Sam Phillips Recording Studio where they first recorded the original album. The rare opportunity for Bobby to remaster the music he first envisioned, with original session tapes rediscovered the band are finally able to release the music they always wanted the public to hear.

OnSight were thrilled to work alongside the Director of the film Clare Lewins, Editor Reg Wrench and the DOP Stuart Luck who each provided their creative expertise on this wonderful picture with Madeleine Molinier as the Production manager and Steve Lappin as Exec Producer.

OnSight’s Senior post producer Jeff Halsey managed the picture post process and Senior colourist Andy Lee performed the colour grade, we have been delighted to be a part of this film.

With exclusive, previously unreleased footage of behind the scenes studio sessions, this is the story of how the original mixtapes of the album were rediscovered in a basement by Andrew Innes, Primal Screams rhythm guitarist. The sessions recorded by the band in memphis with the legendary record producer Tom Dowd, along with the muscle shoals rhythm section musicians Roger Hawkins, drums and David Hood bass, did not make the light of day because some of the the mixes were not suitable in the musical climate at the time.



10th December, 2018

Late 2018 OnSight humbly accepted a 3D Lumiere award on behalf of the BBC Earth, BBC Studios LTD, Ocean X and OnSight teams that made OCEANS: OUR BLUE PLANET in 6K 3D for the Imax , Giant Screen and Dome formats. Special gratitude and mentions were made to: Producers, Myles Connolly, Johnathan Williams and Neil Nightingale, Directors Mark, Brownlow and Rachel Butler, all the Cinematographers, Distributer Giant Screen Films LLC, Co-Producers Ocean X and of course our very own Joana Coelho and Rik Tester and the OnSight team.

By the creators of the groundbreaking Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II series, Oceans: Our Blue Planet takes audiences of all ages on a global odyssey, from coastal shallows to the freezing shores of Antarctica, revealing the untold stories of the ocean’s most astonishing creatures.

The film is a visual spectacle that features cutting-edge science and fascinating new discoveries, the educational content and activities will be tailored around the messages and themes portrayed in Oceans: Our Blue Planet bringing marine science to life for classroom and family audiences.

OnSight’s creative team worked alongside BBC Earth productions to provide full post for this visually stunning feature using our unique OPR (OnSight Picture Remastering) service. Covering full 6K picture post, 2D to 3D conversion, visual effects, shot extensions, bespoke giant screen deliverables and colour grading for both xenon and laser projection.

The story is narrated by Kate Winslet, directed by Mark Brownlow and Rachel Butler, produced by Neil Nightingale and James Honeyborne, with Executive Producers Ray Dalio and Jonathan Williams and Supervising Producer Myles Connolly. By using breakthroughs in science and cutting-edge technology, the film reveals the astonishing characters, otherworldly places, and extraordinary new animal behaviors. Warm and compelling stories about marine habitats and their characterful inhabitants will leave you emotionally invested in our oceans and the creatures who dwell there and bring a whole new perspective to understanding OUR blue planet. Oceans: The Blue Planet will be available in all formats: 2D & 3D, 15/70 Dome, DCI compliant Digital, IMAX Digital, IMAX Laser, Dome-customized 15/70, Fulldome Digital.

Thanks so much for all the hard work, skill and flexibility that has delivered us such a great result. I appreciate just how hard your whole team have had to work to achieve such a high standard in such a short timeframe.

Neil Nightingale - BBC Worldwide Creative Director

The Informer

05th December, 2018

The Informer is a feature film, starring ​​Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Clive Owen, Common and Ana de Armas, it will have a Warner Bros UK release in March 2019.

Directed by Andrea di Stefano alongside Dan Katz as Director of Photography, the film was written by ​Matt Cook, Rowan Joffe and Andrea di Stefano and is a thriller based on the Swedish crime novel “Three Seconds”.  This team was able to brilliantly translate this novel to the big screen.

Produced by Thunder Road Pictures and The Fyzz, including Fyzz Producers Mark Lane, Robert Jones, Wayne godfrey and James Harris. "The Informer" follows an ex-convict working undercover who intentionally gets himself incarcerated again in order to infiltrate the mob at a maximum security prison.

Andrea and Dan wished to create a gritty real life feel for New York City which suited the film perfectly, Aviron Pictures’ David Dinerstein, said The Informer is a “gritty, white knuckle ride that showcases the talents of some heavy-hitting actors." Having just worked with Wayne and The Fyzz on the successful release of 47 Meters Down, Dinerstein is “grateful to have another project on which to partner with them and are looking forward to working with Basil and Thunder Road on this intense, action-packed thriller."

OnSight ​provided full Picture Post on the thriller, senior post producer Jeff Halsey managed the process and senior colourist Andy Lee, provided his creative expertise, OnSight have been proud to be a part of this film.

Watch the official trailer here 

Treasure Hunters

09th November, 2018

OnSight are excited that the new series of WW2 Treasure Hunters starts Monday 12th November 9pm on History with a WW1 Special filmed at Morn Hill, Winchester followed by 6 episodes of WW2.

We were thrilled here at OnSight to provide post production on this fantastic show. 


BIFA 2018 nomination

05th November, 2018

OnSight want to send a Massive Congratulations to the TO KNOW HIM team for their nomination for BEST BRITISH SHORT FILM in this years British Independant Film Awards (BIFA 2018) ...fingers crossed