07th July, 2010
Why Talkback is migrating its C4 series Grand Designs to file-based production on the Sony PDW-700 and PMW-EX3
Channel 4's Grand Designs, the flagship series in which Kevin McCloud showcases the efforts of self builders pursuing their dream homes, has never been short of architectural innovation. But recently the show's production team from Talkback Thames has been undergoing a few innovations of its own.
29th June, 2010
ONSIGHT have been unveiled as one of four UK kit rental companies to take delivery of Arri’s new Alexa digital film camera.
The Super 35mm format CMOS sensor-based camera, which started shipping this month, offers a 3.5k pixel count that provides for both HD (1920x1080) and 2K DI working.
14th June, 2010
Atlantic Productions is producing a groundbreaking new 3D film in preparation for the launch of Sky 3D – Europe’s first 3D TV channel.
“Flying Monsters 3D” is a pioneering documentary about the prehistoric world, and will be written and presented by Sir David Attenborough, one of the UK’s best known broadcasters.
24th May, 2010
The brand-new Freestyle Rig from P+S Technik is especially designed to offer a maximum of creative choice for camera movement in 3D production and is now available to hire from ONSIGHT's 3D Camera Rental team.
Designed for constant equilibration, the rig always keeps camera weights in perfect balance when wireless adjusting the stereo base. By using patented Carbon technology, also used for Formula 1 race cars, the best combination of load capacity, stability, form and weight was achieved.
12th May, 2010
Ivan Dunleavy, Chief Executive of Pinewood Shepperton plc, formally opened ONSIGHT’s 3D Centre at Shepperton Studios yesterday. The aim of the 3D Centre is to bring visitors up to speed with stereoscopic production with 3D demonstrations, screenings, seminars and one to one expert advice.
ONSIGHT are 3D and HD experts, providing everything from the latest 3D camera rigs to secure data back-up, digital lab services and 3D post-production. Their special relationship with the industry’s leading manufacturers has kept them at the forefront of production technology for over 20 years.