May 23, 2012
By Stephen Las Marias
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HP, the official partner of the Cannes Film Festival 2012, and SGO will be holding a series of workshops demonstrating how SGO’s Mistika and other HP technologies are powering the film industry. The workshops will also discuss some of the latest trends in special effects, animation and Stereo 3D. The 30-minute sessions will be held at the HP Lounge in the Hotel Majestic Barrierre on 24-25 May.
SGO’s Mistika post production system, the cornerstone of many facilities and broadcasters across the globe, uses HP’s platforms to achieve real-time editing grading and compositing. In particular, the HP Z800 Workstations are frequently used to accelerate Stereo 3D post production workflows in Mistika projects. Mistika also provides creative tools for 2D and highly-developed stereoscopic 3D workflows, which boasts real-time visual effects, colour grading, graphics, text, painting and multi-format mastering. Mistika was used in the BAFTA award-winning Flying Monsters 3D, a 3D film written and presented by David Attenborough, and produced by Atlantic Productions.