02nd November, 2009
Since The British Society of Cinematographer's formation in 1949, its prime objective has been to promote and encourage the highest standards in the art and craft of cinematography and On Sight were proud to become a Patron member this month.
Their membership, which is by invitation only, comprises of some of the most talented Directors of Photography and Camera Operators in the United Kingdom. It also encompasses many distinguished friends and patrons from the film and television industry.
14th September, 2009
The exceptional television coverage of the 2009 Isle of Man TT has won a prestigious award.
North One Television and On Sight were presented yesterday with a Sports Video Group award for their work on the 2009 TT.
24th August, 2009
Shooting Bear Grylls’ extreme survival series Man vs.Wild is no picnic and only the toughest cameras and crew need apply.
Bear Grylls’ Man vs. Wild could almost be a TV show designed to prove a camera’s ability to withstand extreme environments.
23rd August, 2009
Specialist British film companies are preparing to exploit the hype created by Avatar, James Cameron's epic 3D science-fiction blockbuster. The film's epic 3D science-fiction blockbuster.
The film, which reportedly cost £180m to make, will open up new opportunities for an elite group of 3D specialist companies in the UK. Avatar is already expected to join the handful of films that have grossed more than $1bn at the box office. Tantalising trailers of the film this weekend whetted the appetites of rival Hollywood studios which are now scrambling to get a slice of a burgeoning 3D market. Avatar was filmed using a ground-breaking camera system developed by Cameron, the Canadian director whose past projects include The Terminator, Aliens and Titanic.
08th July, 2009
July 2009 saw the first BSC Film and Digital Image Evaluation screening where On Sight's head of Engineering Richard Mills was asked to hold a talk to 400 BSC delegates in attendance.
Encompassing 18 different film and digital cameras, The BSC Film and Digital Image Evaluation 2009 was shot at Pinewood Studios in February and was designed to show an unbiased assessment of current camera technology available for shooting moving pictures for film or television.