GOYA AWARDS BEST FILM WINNER FINISHED BY SGO CUSTOMER FREE YOUR MIND ON MISTIKA


Mistika was used to finish Fury of a Patient Man (Tarde Para La Ira), which scooped up a plethora of awards at Spain’s Goya Awards, including the award for Best Film.
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SGO wins 2016 Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Engineering Excellence Award


Madrid, Spain, 7 September 2016 – SGO, the high end post production software and systems developer, is proud to announce it has been awarded the coveted 2016 HPA Engineering Excellence Award for its Mistika post production digital intermediate (DI) solution. The Engineering Excellence Awards recognises companies and individuals that provide outstanding services to the professional media content industry. The award will be presented to SGO on November 17th, 2016 at the 11th annual HPA Awards gala at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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Films Posted in Mistika WIN Goya® Awards


The 30th Goya® Awards presented in Madrid this month, honoured Spain’s best films of 2015.

Mistika-related projects, post-produced by SGO customers El Colorado, Free Your Mind and Next Lab & New Media were deservedly acknowledged with four prestigious Goya® Awards. Fourteen nominations also went to Antaviana Films, El Colorado and Free Your Mind. SGO congratulates its customers for their outstanding use of Mistika and highly-respected accolades.

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Legend3D runs with Mistika in “The Walk”


“Mistika helped us create the gravity and terror necessary to leave the audience trembling.”

Matt Akey, CMO, Legend3D

Hollywood’s most innovative stereo VFX company Legend3D, chose Mistika in “The Walk” directed by Robert Zemeckis. Mistika’s powerful grading creativity was used to immerse audiences into the remarkable account of Philippe Petit’s vertigo-inducing high-wire walk between New York’s Twin Towers in 1974. Legend3D with their Mistika technology, played a key role in the tall order of bringing this true story back to life in stunning three dimensional perception.

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SGO Celebrates Edit Studios’ Award-Winning Work using Mistika


“Baba Joon” named Best Film at the recent “Ofir” Awards, Israeli version of the Oscars.

Tel Aviv-based Edit Studios used Mistika’s colour-finishing capabilities to grade “Baba Joon”, named best film at the most recent “Ofir Awards”, the Israeli version of the Academy Awards. “Baba Joon” is a feature-length directorial debut by screenwriter director Yuval Delshad, an Israeli and himself, the son of Iranian immigrants. “Baba Joon” was the first feature on Edit Studio’s Mistika that was shot using Red.

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Vote for SGO


SGO has been nominated for the Best Post Production technology for the Panorama Audiovisual Awards 2014

You can vote online for SGO here.

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NY Premier Post Production and Mocap Studio WorleyWorks, LLC. Kick-Starts East Coast Productions with a Mistika 4K System


WorleyWorks, LLC. is ahead of the Game Investing in New York’s very first Mistika
Already Hard at Work in a City that Never Sleeps

Greg Worley

Greg Worley, Image Courtesy of WorleyWorks LLC.

Brooklyn, New York, 7 January 2014WorleyWorks, LLC., a dynamic 2D/3D post stereoscopic production and motion capture studio has become the first East Coast company to invest in a Mistika 4K Post Production Solution from SGO’s official North American reseller partner AArmadillo. The Mistika system will be integrated into the facility providing world-class 2D and stereoscopic 3D grading, finishing and delivery. Founded by Greg and Minah Worley, WorleyWorks, LLC. provides a host of boutique services in 2D and High Frame Rate Stereo 3D production, 4K post production including DI colour grading and compositing, high-speed lighting, green screen (Composite Component’s Digital Green), and motion capture for high-profile clients that include Paramount, MTV, Viacom and many more.

“We chose Mistika because it is the most intuitive system in the industry and forms the next step-up in our expansion by enabling us to support and reinforce complex 3D 4K productions as well as exciting 2D post projects. SGO attracted our attention as a company rapidly innovating and changing their field which appealed to us, as well as their high level of support on offer. Having a Mistika on board certainly helps to validate our offerings as it is such a well-respected and powerful system,” says Greg Worley Co-Founder and CEO of WorleyWorks, LLC. Expanding further he adds “We started by building stereoscopic 3D systems utilising Stereolab’s PURE Stereo 3D analyser with live analysis and rig correction, enabling the use of zoom lenses and fast initial alignment after changing prime lenses. This was then followed by the addition of matched Cooke primes, global shutter f55s, and Aladin MK2 motorisation on Stereotec Light Weight rigs. Although, WorleyWorks, LLC.’s speciality is 3D we also deliver a wonderful 2D post experience which Mistika’s versatility will also fully support and enhance tremendously well. So, we are absolutely thrilled to now have Mistika’s award-winning technology to join the ranks at WorleyWorks, LLC.”

The team at WorleyWorks, LLC., Image Courtesy of WorleyWorks LLC.

The team at WorleyWorks, LLC., Image Courtesy of WorleyWorks LLC.


AArmadillo’s CEO, Colin Ritchie, who is also an associate member of the ASC, and an active member of the VFX Society says “It’s great to place the “first one” of anything, – and placing the first East Coast Mistika at WorleyWorks, LLC. in Brooklyn NY is especially exciting! Greg is a true visionary and the perfect client for us in NY, expanding his client services with a 4K 2D/3D Mistika will give him tremendous advantages over the traditional NY post house.”

SGO’s Director of Global Sales and Operations, Geoff Mills confirms “SGO received further recognition last year by winning the prestigious Lumière Award for its Mistika finishing and colour grading system, and for advancements in Stereo 3D and Ultra HD technology, and specifically, due to its impact and innovation in the market. This is testament to the fact that Mistika’s advanced toolsets in both 2D and S3D, are of the highest standard, and are setting new performance and flexibility benchmarks in the entertainment industry today. They play an integral role in professional facilities of WorleyWorks, LLC.’s calibre and in their growth and ongoing expansion. We are absolutely delighted to welcome WorleyWorks, LLC. as an important member of the growing SGO Mistika community and look forward to a long-standing relationship with them.”

Recent high-profile projects using Mistika include The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Justin and the Knights of Valour, Star Trek into Darkness, The Great Gatsby, Stalingrad and many others in 2D and 3D for film and television.

For more information, see Greg Worley’s Blog and Facebook Page.

About WorleyWorks, LLC.
With a passion to share their expertise and help their clients achieve their dreams, WorleyWorks, LLC.’s stereo department offers a vertically integrated 2D and High Frame Rate Stereoscopic 3D experience with the highest quality 3D production equipment available on the market today with award-winning 3D Mirror Rigs by Stereotec, real-time 3D analyzer PURE by StereoLabs, high-speed specialized lighting rentals appropriate for their camera systems and high-end post production services using SGO’s Mistika. Their motion capture stage is based on a 24 camera PhaseSpace system providing real time pre-visualization and high quality robust marker tracking. Visit them at www.worleyworks.com
Contact: info@worleyworks.com or call (646) 797-2941.

Park Road Post Production wins an IBC2013 Innovation Award with leading Technology Partner SGO


SGO Mistika’s Unique workflow helped to produce world’s first HFR Stereo 3D in The Hobbit Trilogy

His Highness, Prince Fahad al Saud, Phil Oatley, Head of Technology (Park Road Post Production), Miguel Angel Doncel, CEO (SGO) Anthony Pratt, Workflow Architect (PRPP), Geoff Mills, Director of Global Sales & Operations (SGO)

His Highness, Prince Fahad al Saud, Phil Oatley, Head of Technology (Park Road Post Production), Miguel Angel Doncel, CEO (SGO) Anthony Pratt, Workflow Architect (PRPP), Geoff Mills, Director of Global Sales & Operations (SGO)

IBC2013, Amsterdam, 20th September 2013SGO is thrilled to announce that Park Road Post Production won an IBC2013 Innovation Award for their pioneering work on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM) – the world’s first High Frame Rate Stereoscopic 3D feature film – directed by Peter Jackson. Arguably one of the most significant developments in the last 80 years of cinema, Park Road – with technology partner SGO – spearheaded innovation throughout the acquisition and post production pipeline that provides new creative opportunities to all filmmakers, and a new exciting experience for film audiences.

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SGO China presents Mistika’s powerful Toolsets and revolutionary Capabilities at BIRTV 2013


Booth 8B 09, 21– 24 August 2013 – The China International Exhibition Centre (CIEC), Beijing

SGO presents its flagship product Mistika at China’s major broadcasting industry trade show, BIRTV again this year.

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Mistika – True Innovation in Film, Post and Broadcast at IBC 2013


SGO presents Powerful new Toolsets, revolutionary Capabilities in Colour Grading, Finishing and Intelligent Broadcasting solutions for more efficient workflows in Mistika

SGO Stand A11, Hall 6 – The RAI, Amsterdam 13– 17 September 2013

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