Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
16/12/2004

Outpost Digital gives 'The Streets' video the flame treatment

State-of-the-art HD post-production facility Outpost Digital UK has completed visual effects work on the music promo for The Streets’ latest single, 'Could Well Be In'.
Directed by Andy Soup and produced by Richard Weager at Independent, the video depicts lead vocalist Mike Skinner wandering around a hotel seeing himself on a night out with his girlfriend. At certain points of the video there two Mike Skinners in shot.
“The postproduction was quite complicated as there are a lot shots that feature two Mike Skinners,” said Weager. “We wanted a slick, seamless look that would convince people that there are really two people there.”
Outpost’s flame operator, Diego Vazquez-Lozano composited two different motion control plates together and combined split screens to achieve the desired effect. He also had to create mattes for instances where one Mike Skinner crosses over the other.
“The toilet scene was the biggest challenge as the focus shifted mid shot on the two plates, making the composite more difficult,” said Vazquez-Lozano.
“We were very pleased with the results. Diego did a fantastic job!” said Weager.
(GB)
Promotion Hire

Add a Comment
You can comment on this story below. Complete the form including the CAPTCHA or click here to register for free / login.
Name :
Email :
Comment on this article
If you have not signed up for a free account, before submitting your comment tick the box below to confirm that you are a human. This prevents automated spam submissions.

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

16/02/2005
ADS Tech launches Instant VideoMPX
ADS Tech a leader in consumer video editing solutions, has announced the launch of Instant VideoMPX, a new device which can be used with a Windows XP
21/08/2015
Thomson Video Networks' ViBE EM4000 Upgraded
Thomson Video Networks has released an update for its ViBE EM4000 premium HD/SD encoder featuring Flextream 2.0. With support for Flextream 2.0, the E
18/08/2015
Thomson Video Networks Introduces Updated ViBE VS7000 
Thomson Video Networks has introduced an updated version of its award-winning ViBE VS7000 multi-screen encoding system with expanded capabilities for
17/08/2015
Beijing Jetsen Technology Selects Matrox X.mio3 SDI Video Cards
Matrox Video has announced that video equipment manufacturer Beijing Jetsen Technology has chosen the X.mio3 LP SDI video card as the heart of its new
26/02/2015
TESERA Broadcast Video Servers To Be Built On Matrox X.mio3 SDI Video Cards
Matrox Video has announced that next generation TESERA broadcast video servers from 360 Systems will be built on Matrox X.mio3 SDI video cards. TESERA
08/07/2014
XL Video Supplies Creative Video Projection At Glastonbury
XL Video supplied creative video projection and control to the Shangri La area at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts. XL's
21/05/2014
XL Video Provides Full Video Production For 'Reflektor' World Tour
XL Video is again providing full video production – including projection, LED screens, media server control and full camera / PPU package – to the cri
20/03/2013
Artel Video Sytems Launch HD-SDI Video-Over-IP Gateway
Artel Video Systems has announced its new HD-SDI Video-over-IP Gateway — the DLC450. Designed as a cost-effective solution for transport of uncompress
21/09/2012
NHK Relies On Thomson Video Networks ViBE VS7000 Multi-Screen Video Platform
Thomson Video Networks have announced that NHK, Japan's national public broadcasting organization, relied on Thomson Video Networks' ViBE™ VS7000 mult
23/02/2012
Ross Video Launches BlackStorm Video Servers
An affordable production player with file based workflow support has been unveiled as Ross Video announce the launch of their new line of BlackStorm V
30/11/2010
Thomson Video Networks Boosts Video Quality For Hong Kong's TVB J2
Thomson Video Networks has announced that Hong Kong-based Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) has upgraded its J2 channel SD encoders to Thomson VIBE
19/08/2010
Ross Video Offers Complete Video Production
A complete production system that includes Video Switcher, Graphics System and Media Server has been announced by Ross Video. "CrossOver Studio will p
03/03/2009
HaiVision And Video Furnace Merge To Deliver Unprecedented End-To-End Network Video Solutions
HaiVision Systems, a leading vendor of high-performance H.264 encoders and codec systems and Video Furnace, a leader in IP video delivery software sol
28/01/2009
MicroVideo Keeps Video And Audio In-Sync With SDI Video Delay Processor
MicroVideo, a leading supplier of signal processing and data insertion technologies for the broadcast, IPTV, cable and satellite, has announced the la
05/11/2008
Tektronix MPEG Video Monitor Provides Enhanced IP Video and DTV Quality Of Service Capabilities
Tektronix, a leading provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, has announced additional features for the MTM400A MPEG Transport St