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Creative Post Selects Mistika for DI & Stereo 3D

Recognising the significance of investing in Mistika, established and leading Canadian post company Creative Post, has purchased an SGO Mistika 4K post production system with Stereo 3D DI capabilities.

Press Release from SGO

London, UK, 7 September 2011: Recognising the significance of investing in Mistika, established and leading Canadian post company Creative Post, has purchased an SGO Mistika 4K post production system with Stereo 3D DI capabilities.  Celebrating the expansion of the Stereoscopic 3D  post facility with the installation of a 4K Stereo DI Theatre, Creative Post will focus their use of Mistika predominantly on Stereo 3D DI projects and dailies workflow.   Toronto-based, Creative Post is one of Canada’s premier post-production facilities, and continues to offer advanced technologies and workflows to some of the industry’s largest broadcasters and filmmakers for over 25 years.

Ken MacNeil, president and co-owner of the Creative Post group of companies is also a consultant to producers and directors looking to shoot Stereo 3D feature films.  As a leading expert in the industry, he and his team of experienced professionals, offer full-service production to clients in North America, Europe and around the world.  Ken states: "We are very excited to be involved with SGO and its revolutionary product Mistika, which brings powerful capabilities. The volume of 3D post-production has risen dramatically over the last year.  Mistika allows us to maintain tight production schedules and more importantly, to meet ever tighter budget constraints.  Knowing what can be efficiently and accurately corrected in post, has also greatly increased our efficiencies on set as well.”

Geoff Mills, Director of SGO Global Sales and Operations confirms: “SGO is delighted that Creative Post has put their trust in Mistika and that the team has been blown away by SGO's technology.  There has been an increase in interest  of Mistika in the Canadian market which is tremendously positive.  We look forward to a long term partnership with Creative Post and will be here to support them in their exciting projects.”

Recent projects completed at Creative Post include Michael Flately’s “Lord of the Dance”, Canada Over the Edge and IMAX film, “Born to be Wild”.About Creative Post


About SGO With Head Quarters based in Madrid, SGO is an established leading European developer of high-end solutions including its flagship DI and Stereo 3D system Mistika, and on-set application Mistika Live, for the post production and broadcast industries.  A global company, SGO continues to expand with offices and reseller partners across the world, including the UK, Europe, Scandinavia, India, China, North America & Canada, South America, Mexico and Australia & New Zealand.  The company prides itself in establishing close and long term relationships with its customers, providing an effective personal service by a dedicated team.  SGO’s customers include Park Road Post, BSkyB, Framestore, The Look, OFFHOLLYWOOD, Creative Post, Preditors, Onsight, BTV Post, Videomedia, Annapurna, Molinare Madrid, Infinia, CVisual, Chroma Film & TV Hamburg, El Colorado, Thomson Technicolor Madrid, Real Madrid Televisión, PICTORION das werk GmbH, OPTIX Digital Pictures, Hocus Focus amongst many others.

ABOUT SGO'S MISTIKA POST PRODUCTION SYSTEMMistika is SGO's high-end post production system that offers a complete solution and industry-leading performance for post production across all genres in film and broadcast.  Mistika continues to define and lead in stereoscopic 3D technology. With efficient workflows and advanced toolsets, it provides an impressively reliable post production tool to overcome challenges, offering one complete solution supporting SD-HD-2K-4K-5K and Stereo 3D including real-time native RED, ARRI, SI-2K and other data workflows. It seamlessly integrates timeline-based editing, conforming, infinite layer compositing, colour-grading and image restoration, all in one complete system with various toolsets.  SGO has also unleashed  “Equalize”, the industry's fastest and most capable automated stereoscopic image-matching tool in Mistika that delivers what it promises.  History was made with the world's first live Stereo3D BSkyB sports broadcast where Mistika played a significant role in the launch of Sky 3D TV last year.  Mistika was also used for Stereo 3D post of BAFTA award-winning “Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough” for Sky 3D TV and 3D IMAX.

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