The latest features in SGO’s Mistika continue to integrate conforming, editing, colour grading and visual effects tools.
Mistika 8.2, which was released in August, includes the Spatial Isolation Toolset, which allows control over multilayer EXR image files by making use of metadata provided by CG animation systems. Other new features include support for Dolby Vision, Dolby’s new high dynamic range format. The first Dolby Vision TVs are expected to be released in early 2015.
Mistika 8.2 also includes an improved ACES workflows, enhanced advanced audio framework support and support for a wider range of codecs such as Canon’s RMF, Sony’s XAVC and ProRes 4:4:4:4.
SGO is also previewing the next version 8.4, which includes Mistika’s next-generation colour finishing functionalities supporting the Precision Grading Panels and Dolby Atmos DCP generation.
Mistika supports various resolutions and frame-rates, including 4K at 60P and stereoscopic 3D.