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SGO is a well-established Spanish development company with decades of experience developing and integrating high-end post production solutions, with offices and value added reseller partners present in all of the principal broadcast and film markets around the world. Their award winning Mistika post production software has achieved market notoriety for servicing and custom developing post tools for several of the most technically challenging productions in recent years; such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Trek: Into Darkness, The Hobbit Trilogy, Amazing Spiderman 1 & 2, The Great Gatsby, Mad Max: Fury Road amongst many others. SGO recently introduced the Mamba compositing software, a functional entry-level assistant software that shares many of the same high-end Mistika functions, and allows users to exchange compositing stacks between systems.

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SGO: Substantial New Release of Mistika Ultima Includes ProRes Support, Enhanced Collaboration
SGO: Substantial New Release of Mistika Ultima Includes ProRes Support, Enhanced Collaboration
New release of Mistika Ultima arms artists with an extensive spectrum of newly added features, toolsets and performance enhancements, positioning itself once again as the unparalleled full-finishing system and workflow solution
The latest version of SGO’s globally acclaimed Hero Suite Mistika Ultima arms artists with an extensive spectrum of newly added features, toolsets and performance enhancements, positioning itself once again as the unparalleled full-finishing system and workflow solution.
published 8 months ago   read more
SGO Integrates AJA KONA 5 into Mistika Ultima Systems for 8K Production
SGO Integrates AJA KONA 5 into Mistika Ultima Systems for 8K Production
12G-SDI audio and video I/O cards streamline 8K capture and playout with Mistika Ultima 8K Systems for live broadcast client
AJA Video Systems today announced that post-production software developer SGO has integrated AJA KONA 5 audio and video I/O cards into its full finishing and workflow solution Mistika Ultima, providing simplified and optimized 8K production for broadcast clients.
published 8 months ago   read more
SGO To Add ProRes Support To All Its Mistika Technology Products
SGO To Add ProRes Support To All Its Mistika Technology Products
ProRes support will be available soon in the upcoming releases of Mistika Ultima and Mistika VR
SGO is pleased to announce Apple ProRes support for all Mistika Technology products, including the globally-acclaimed full finishing solution Mistika Ultima and Mistika VR, the industry-adopted optical flow stitching software.
published 9 months ago   read more
Mistika VR celebrates its First Birthday!
Mistika VR celebrates its First Birthday!
Industry-adopted stitching software Mistika VR rounds off its first year with more than 1,000 active users
SGO​’s award-winning VR focused software solution, ​Mistika VR is celebrating its first birthday. In just one year, it has been recognized by the industry as the go-to solution for optical flow stitching. "Anyone involved in 360º/VR production needs to have a grasp of Mistika VR. It is by far the easiest, most efficient stitching software on the market,” stated ​Casey Sapp from VRTUL, Virtual Reality production company from San Diego, California.
published 1 year ago   read more
SGO announces new release of award-winning Mistika VR
SGO announces new release of award-winning Mistika VR
The latest version of Mistika VR now released with an extended list of new features
SGO has released a new version of Mistika VR, the fastest stitching software on the market, which brings more than twenty new features to its users. These significantly contribute to more efficient workflow, improving performance and quality, and accelerating collaboration among multiple computers. The latest ​release ​is already available at no additional cost to all existing ​Mistika VR customers.
published 2 years ago   read more
New toys from SGO are coming to NAB 2018!
New toys from SGO are coming to NAB 2018!With NAB just around the corner, SGO can’t wait to unveil our very latest developments! We are introducing a brand new product as part of our natively integrated Multi-dimensional Workflow Concept​.
published 2 years ago   read more
SGO to Showcase Mistika 8.7 Post-Production Capabilities at 2016 NAB Show Shanghai
SGO to Showcase Mistika 8.7 Post-Production Capabilities at 2016 NAB Show Shanghai
Exclusive demonstrations available onsite on VR, HDR, Color grading and 4K capabilities at 2016 NAB Show Shanghai – Booth N1G27 Hall N1
SGO, the high-end post-production software and systems developer will showcase the new Mistika 8.7 post-production digital intermediate (DI) workflow suite at the upcoming 2016 NAB Show Shanghai, for the first time. Located on Booth# N1G27 in Hall N1 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Shanghai, China the show runs from December 7-9, 2016.
published 3 years ago   read more
SGO Mistika Wins HPA 2016 Engineering Excellence Award
SGO Mistika Wins HPA 2016 Engineering Excellence Award
Award is a first for the popular post-production company
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has honored SGO’s Mistika with the prized 2016 HPA Engineering Excellence Awards at the prestigious HPA Awards gala held on November 17, 2016 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California. The Engineering Excellence Awards were created to spotlight and reward companies and individuals providing services to the professional media content industry for their outstanding technical and creative ingenuity in media, content production, finishing, distribution and/or archiving.
published 3 years ago   read more
SGO to reveal Mistika 8.7 capabilities at Inter BEE 2016
SGO to reveal Mistika 8.7 capabilities at Inter BEE 2016
SGO will be showcasing Mistika version 8.7 with exclusive demonstrations on VR, HDR, Colour grading, 4K and 8K capabilities at Inter BEE 2016 in November 2016
SGO, the high-end post-production software and systems developer will be showcasing the new Mistika 8.7 on Kyoshin Communications - Booth 8506 Hall 8 at Inter BEE 2016, at the Makuhari Messe in Tokyo from the 16th-18th November. SGO will be demonstrating a substantial number of new post-production tools to service the most demanding high-end finishing projects created for UHD, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Virtual Reality (VR). SGO will also be showing SKY Perfect TV’s HDR test broadcasting programme that features a Hybrid Log Gamma workflow.
published 3 years ago   read more
Televisión Española Installs Mistika to Drive 4K HDR Productions
Televisión Española Installs Mistika to Drive 4K HDR Productions
Spanish National Broadcaster, Televisión Española, will support the network’s collaborative workflows using Mistika
SGO, the high end post production software and systems developer, today announces its Mistika toolkit has been chosen by Televisión Española (TVE), Spain’s national state-owned public-service television broadcaster, to enhance the channel’s 4K HDR productions. Mistika will be used by TVE’s post-production team and its advanced tools and capabilities, including a facility-wide timeline, will support the network’s collaborative workflows.
published 3 years ago   read more
Quantum Break: Keeping in time with Mistika
Quantum Break: Keeping in time with Mistika
A chat with VFX Supervisor and Colorist Juan Ignacio Cabrera about the groundbreaking blend of gameplay and live-action TV
The action-adventure video game market as we knew it changed forever when the sci-fi game Quantum Break was released worldwide in April this year.
published 3 years ago   read more
SGOs’ Mistika v8.7 showcases VR, HDR, Color Grading and 8K capabilities at IBC 2016
SGOs’ Mistika v8.7 showcases VR, HDR, Color Grading and 8K capabilities at IBC 2016SGO, the high end post production software and systems developer will be showcasing a substantial number of new post-production tools to service the most demanding high end finishing for Virtual Reality (VR), High Dynamic Range (HDR) grading, and 8K post-production at IBC 2016. These capabilities will be demonstrated through Mistika v8.7 that will be displayed on Booth 6.A11 at the RAI in Amsterdam from the 9th-13th of September.
published 3 years ago   read more
Media L Invests in a Mistika Ultima to support Korean HDR Projects
Media L Invests in a Mistika Ultima to support Korean HDR Projects
Mistika’s flexibility and accuracy allows for our elaborate HDR workflow within a simple post-production chain. -- YongJoon Choi, Director, Media L, Korea
Media L, one of Korea’s top post-production companies, has recently purchased a Mistika Ultima system to revolutionise its HDR capabilities. Visiting IBC was a major influence in their decision to invest in SGO’s technology to help service their ongoing HDR requirements.
published 3 years ago   read more
SGO News Alert - Mistika Pushes Performance up to 24GB GPU with New NVIDIA Quadro M6000
SGO News Alert - Mistika Pushes Performance up to 24GB GPU with New NVIDIA Quadro M6000
Unwrapped VR images routinely demand high resolutions and the additional GPU memory of the Quadro M6000 will help Mistika users maintain real-time performance. -- Miguel Angel Doncel, CEO and Founder of SGO
SGO further enhances performance of its Mistika and Mamba FX post-production products with support of the new NVIDIA Quadro M6000 24GB GPU to handle extremely large, complex files for feature film and broadcast projects. The NVIDIA Quadro M6000 24GB is designed with double the graphics memory power previously available. The additional memory combined with the data processing of the card’s Maxwell architecture gives VFX artists, animators and editors the ability to work at even greater speed on complicated projects and multi-layered visual effects.
published 3 years ago   read more
Mistika is THE Powerful Reality in VR - SGO’s Booth #SL9027 at NAB
Mistika is THE Powerful Reality in VR - SGO’s Booth #SL9027 at NABWith Virtual Reality being widely touted as the “Next Frontier” of post-production innovation, SGO is already prepared with game-changing solutions for the challenges it presents to the industry. Mistika will be a revolutionary product for any company that wants to lead the way in VR.
published 4 years ago   read more
Mistika Unveils Ground-breaking Developments in Las Vegas
Mistika Unveils Ground-breaking Developments in Las Vegas
SGO BOOTH #SL9027 / 18 – 21 April 2016 / Las Vegas Convention Centre
SGO will be carving its own path this NAB, bringing its award-winning finishing system Mistika to the limelight and unveiling a multitude of incredible future-proof developments that have been in the pipeline for the past few years. Mistika will be the frontier of Virtual Reality, equipping professionals with the most innovative and accessible virtual toolsets and workflows. With an NAB highlight of VR in post, SGO will reveal its distinctive, forward thinking 3D feature-sets, VR Mode and VR Device connections, depicting how Mistika provides Colour Grading, HDR, Stereo and Compositing in Virtual Reality, in just one system.
published 4 years ago   read more
Geoff Mills Promoted to Managing Director
Geoff Mills Promoted to Managing DirectorAlready a veteran in the industry, Geoff Mills joined SGO in 2009 as Director of Sales, and was very quickly promoted to head the company's global sales and operations as Group Director, where he spearheaded the overall international sales strategy. In his new role as Managing Director, he will continue to focus on driving strong customer relationships and further accelerate revenue performance for SGO.
published 4 years ago   read more
SGO Announces Integration Partnership with AJA Video Systems
SGO Announces Integration Partnership with AJA Video System Solutions Result in High-Quality Performance Workflows
SGO's customer-focused engineering has consistently supported radical productive advancements in broadcast and film technologies as well as format standards to provide professionals with future-proof solutions. AJA's KONA capture, display and mastering products for SD, HD, 3G, Dual Link HD, 2K and 4K are a perfect match with Mistika, which provides the most complete post-production feature-set for projects of any practical resolution and frame-rate, even beyond 8K. Stereo 3D output in 4K using the Corvid 88 I/O card is already available, along with viable future 8K capabilities for Mistika Ultima 8K systems.
published 4 years ago   read more
Mistika showcases Cutting-Edge HDR Colour-Finishing on the Canon stand at BVE 2016
Mistika showcases Cutting-Edge HDR Colour-Finishing on the Canon stand at BVE 2016SGO spearheads innovation for those who aspire to be the best, and is delighted to partner with Canon at BVE this year, to display the latest pioneering advancements in HDR technology. Mistika will drive a dynamic end-to-end HDR-4K “Glass-to-Glass” colour-process workflow demonstration on Canon's stand L30 in the HDR zone.
published 4 years ago   read more
SGO Celebrates Tel Aviv's Edit Studios' Award-winning Projects
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.
published 4 years ago   read more
SGO Advances with New NVIDIA Quadro M6000 - NAB Booth SL3825
SGO Advances with New NVIDIA Quadro M6000 - NAB Booth SL3825SGO Advances with New NVIDIA Quadro M6000. SGO elevates performance of its Mistika and Mamba FX post production products with support for the new NVIDIA® Quadro® M6000 graphics processing unit. This latest GPU is built on NVIDIA's Maxwell architecture and provides increased performance, which allows SGO's customers to work even more efficiently with ever-more demanding projects. SGO's Mistika post production system, which leverages NVIDIA CUDA programming and is exclusively accelerated by NVIDIA GPUs, is already the envy of competitors because of the real-time creative experience it provides users.
published 5 years ago   read more
ONSIGHT used Mistika to Visualise Flight Evolution in the BAFTA nominated “David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies”
ONSIGHT used Mistika to Visualise Flight Evolution in the BAFTA nominated “David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies”
“The story of evolutionary flight is one I’ve always wanted to tell... It’s our most ambitious yet.”...David Attenborough
The spellbinding visual account of how flying animals evolved into the familiar species we see today, became a reality in stunning documentary series David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies, produced by Atlantic Productions with the help of SGO's powerful and cutting-edge Mistika technology at ONSIGHT.
published 5 years ago   read more
Marshland Wins TEN Goya Awards
Marshland Wins TEN Goya Awards
Versatility, power and technological innovation all in one system - Everything went like clockwork from start to finish with Mistika.
Confirming its well-deserved place as Spain's film of the year with a coveted Best Picture Goya, Marshland , post produced entirely using SGO's Mistika, has won TEN Goya® Awards.
published 5 years ago   read more
NY's WorleyWorks Adds Verve and Vivacity with Mistika Precision
NY's WorleyWorks Adds Verve and Vivacity with Mistika PrecisionWorleyWorks, LLC. has added a Mistika Precision Color Grading Panel from SGO to furnish its expanding grading department in response to demand for one-stop color and finishing services. With the support of SGO's local partner, AArmadillo, it has stepped-up to industry-leading grading technology to deliver the best finish.
published 5 years ago   read more
SGO Mistika Helps Marshland lead the Spanish Academy with 17 Goyas
SGO Mistika Helps Marshland lead the Spanish Academy with 17 GoyasPost produced entirely using SGO's Mistika, suspense thriller Marshland is Spain's film of the year, nominated for seventeen Goya Awards. Best Special Effects nominee for his role as colorist and digital effects supervisor, Juan Ventura Pecellín remarked, “Mistika's impressive capabilities helped us to achieve a 100% realistic look which was nothing less than spectacular.”
published 5 years ago   read more
Sky’s Major Mistika Upgrades Provide Impetus for their Grading and Finishing 4K Capabilities
Sky’s Major Mistika Upgrades Provide Impetus for their Grading and Finishing 4K Capabilities
Sky Continues to Revolutionise its High-End Programming with Mistika
SGO Booth A11, Hall 6 – Sky has made significant upgrades and enhancements to its state-of-the-art dedicated 4k-capable Mistika client suites to boost its colour grading and finishing services.
published 5 years ago   read more
SGO Exhibits its Enviable Scope of High-Performance Creativity at IBC2014
Mistika Redefines the "Hero" Suite Enabling Creatives to Unleash their Extraordinary Talent
SGO will showcase Mistika and Mamba FX at Stand A11, Hall 6, from 12 – 16 September at IBC2014. Powerfully different, SGO's flagship product, Mistika appeals to filmmakers, broadcasters and content creators for its efficient finishing, grading and Ultra HD capabilities for any project regardless of resolution or frame-rate, including 4K at 60P and stereoscopic 3D. SGO will feature version 2.0 of its compositor Mamba FX which provides unlimited layers of compositing in a resolution-free, node-based environment. Running on Windows, Linux and now also available on MAC, Mamba FX represents another choice at incredible value to the VFX community.
published 5 years ago   read more
SGO France Officially Opens its Doors
SGO France Officially Opens its Doors
Mistika's Brand Grows in Strength in New French Venture
Based in Madrid, SGO expands its European horizons further with the launch of a new office in France which will open its doors next month to serve a thriving creative community.
published 5 years ago   read more
SGO's Mamba FX and GenArts Sapphire 7 Energise the Imagination of Artists
The popular GenArts Sapphire 7 visual effects plug-in suite is now fully certified for SGO's new compositing software, Mamba FX. Just like Mamba FX, Sapphire 7 plug-ins make extensive use of GPU acceleration in order to provide the user with fast feedback and minimal render times. Both also permit very high quality, high dynamic range image processing.
published 6 years ago   read more
SGO hires Peter Amies as Training & Education Mentor
SGO hires Peter Amies as Training & Education Mentor
Experienced Industry Professional to Introduce Education Sector to SGO's Training Solutions
SGO announces today the appointment of Peter Amies as Training & Education Mentor. He will play a major role in managing the company's training strategy of Mistika and Mamba FX software solutions for the global education sector.
published 6 years ago   read more
root6 to Show Off the Power of Mistika at Broadcast Video Expo - Stand H16
root6 to Show Off the Power of Mistika at Broadcast Video Expo -  Stand H16SGO's recently appointed Reseller Partner root6 is proud to present for the first time at BVE this month at stand H16, the might of Mistika's capabilities including UHD.
published 6 years ago   read more
THE LOOK and Mistika Achieve "PLAYTIME" - Breathtaking 7-Screen Projection Work-of-Art
THE LOOK and Mistika Achieve "PLAYTIME"  -  Breathtaking 7-Screen Projection Work-of-Art
“Mistika's ability to work from the RED files so well, and at such a high resolution, meant it was perfectly suited to this kind of project.” Thomas Urbye, Colourist, THE LOOK
THE LOOK has finished an impressive 70-minute, seven-screen projection work-of-art using Mistika. Titled "PLAYTIME," the stunning artwork installation was created by celebrated video artist Isaac Julien, designed to explore the relevant and dramatically nuanced subject of capital. The creatively and technically challenging feat is available for viewing from 24th January through to 1st March at Victoria Miro Gallery at 16 Wharf Road in London N1 7RW, before being showcased around the world.
published 6 years ago   read more
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