Mistika 8.5 brings new color capabilities to SGO’s “Hero Suite” edit system along with new integration with Boris FX Graffiti
Visitors were attracted to the SGO booth at IBC2015 not only by showing trailers of “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens” and “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” produced by its customer, Bad Robot, but also by revealing the features of the latest release of its complete post production platform, Mistika 8.5.
The Mistika "Hero Suite"
“Our customers continue to inspire us,” said SGO Marketing Manager Sofia Pensado. “The positive feedback we received at IBC has been overwhelming. We feel privileged to create progressive high-end technology for ambitious creative people that play a role in advancing the industry to greater heights and work on amazing projects.”
A highlight of the Mistika 8.5 upgrade is the new “UNICOLOUR” tool that allows bi-directional transfers between many different color spaces.
“Mistika’s new UNICOLOUR tool allows users to seamlessly convert material between colour spaces enabling users to mix and match different camera material and work in a uniform grading space,” Nicholas Recagno, SGO’s Mistika Application Specialist told The Broadcast Bridge. “This new tool also offers the latest Hybrid Gamma transforms from Dolby, BBC and NHK that enable unrestricted high dynamic range grading on the latest EDR monitors.”
Dual screen UNICOLOUR mode
In addition, Boris FX Graffiti has now been integrated into SGO's low cost, node-based compositing software Mamba FX.
The supporting Windows version started shipping in October 2015, with Linux and Mac versions to follow soon.
Mamba/Boris dual screen interface
Other features seen in Mistika 8.5 include upgraded Animation Curve Management, a significantly updated GUI, developed Output/Render Interface, new SDL (Stereo Decision List) Export and real time Audio Re-Pitch/Re-Sampling.
SGO's audience at IBC 2015
Overall, it was an exciting IBC for SGO, short for “Soluciones Gráficas por Ordenador” headquartered in Madrid, Spain. “SGO develops technology for those who aspire to be the best. Mistika makes this dream a reality,” said SGO Group's Director of Sales and Operations, Geoff Mills. “We make the impossible possible."
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