Viewpoint, the new state of the art 3D film by Sony, gives a rare and exciting insight into the factors that contribute to making The Championships so special.
Skilfully orientated around the final game of The Championships 2012, this unique cinematic experience captures the sights, sounds and people of Wimbledon through its split narrative. The film opens on Centre Court during the Gentlemen's Singles final between Roger Federer and Andy Murray, before the audience is led from this central scene to the world of some of the rich characters that make The Championships the magnificent occasion that it is.
The narratives of these characters offer the audience an original view into the traditions, innovation, stories, excitement and living history at Wimbledon; with the stories of the ball boys and girls, groundstaff and the fans featured.
The film focuses on three different perspectives, one of the players, the second of the groundstaff and the third follows the ball boys and girls' trainer as she leads her new recruits through the rigorous training programme.
Weaving the characters' stories together to build a picture of what goes on behind the scenes, the film's use of 3D technology allows the filmmakers to masterfully captivate the visual climaxes of the story.
This new cinematic technique zooms in and out of time and space in a multitude of directions, seamlessly interlinking the people and places that make the day so uniquely special.
Screened in the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum's brand new 3D cinema, Viewpoint will give you a real taste of what it's like to spend a day at The Championships.
Want to see Viewpoint? Visit the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum Monday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm.
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