SGO has become an official and active sponsor of ICA (International Colorist Academy), the globally renowned color grading training institution. “We are delighted to support the ICA and their endeavours to share color-grading knowledge and expertise, equipping colorists at all levels with the skills and techniques required in today’s very demanding industry,” shared Geoff Mills, Managing Director at SGO. “With so many more creatives adopting Mistika Boutique as their system of choice it is essential for SGO to actively support the very best color training platforms by providing existing and new Mistika users with relevant and high-quality learning courses”.

“Mistika is the color tool that ticks all the boxes. The new flexible license options and the integration of BMD DeckLink and AJA T-TAP cards has made it much easier to integrate into our class line up. I am looking forward to working with Francisco as our new ICA trainer,” said Warren Eagles, co-founder of the ICA.

ICA Mistika training course coming soon!

Mistika Boutique on-line training classes are coming soon and will be held by recently appointed ICA trainer Francisco Ramos Howell, a professional colorist with more than ten years of experience in the industry. “I am very excited to add Mistika Boutique (and Ultima) to the ICA courses agenda and look forward to teaching how to achieve better control and finesse with Mistika’s acclaimed and professional color-grading toolset in order to accomplish a projects’ creative and technical goals.”

The first “Color Grading in Mistika Boutique 101” training course will be completely free of charge and open to everyone. More information about this free ICA course will follow soon!

Exclusive Offer for all ICA Members: 50% discount to Mistika Boutique

All ICA members are entitled to an exclusive offer of 50% discount for the subscription-based full-finishing software solution Mistika Boutique, valid for all editions, subscription plans and single-use licenses. To access the promotion, ICA members will find a sign-up link in their Members Section, where they can apply for the automatic discount. 

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About SGO

SGO is a Spanish high-end technology company with decades of experience in developing and integrating high-end post-production solutions. Built on years of research, development and production experience, Mistika Technology empowers users with new levels of creative power, performance, and efficiency in HDR, UHD/4K, 8K, S3D and VR workflows. Available for both Windows and macOS, Mistika Boutique is the first and only post-production system to natively integrate the most complete spectrum of professional finishing tools, including conforming, VFX, color grading, Stereo 3D, VR/360º – and so much more. 

About ICA
The International Colorist Academy (ICA) was founded by colorists Kevin Shaw and Warren Eagles who have over 60 years of grading experience between them. They can also boast over 40 years of training and demo experience. The ICA team of colorist/trainers can offer classroom and Virtual training on a wide variety of subjects, with the emphasis always on the creative ‘real world’ aspect of the role of the colorist.