WorleyWorks, New York has added a Mistika Precision Color Grading Panel from SGO to its expanding grading department in response to demand for one-stop color and finishing services. SGO's local partner, AArmadillo, handled the sale and installation
AlphaDogs has completed color correction services for MTV’s True Life: I’m Breaking Up With My Religion.
American Dreams in China, director Peter Chan's first digital cinema effort, was shot on Arri Alexa and recorded on Codex. Chan’s strong affection for the filmic look determined how the film would be graded and finished in post. Colorist Antonio Zhang of the Chinese facility Post Production Office Group supervised the entire process.
Assimilate has released Scratch v8.2 and Scratch Lab v8.2.
Modern VideoFilm senior supervising colorist Dave Cole won the award for Outstanding Color Grading—Television for his work on the pilot for Reign at the Hollywood Post Alliance’s 9th Annual HPA Awards.
SGO and its Japanese reseller partner Kyoshin will showcase Mistika's advancements in finishing and color grading, including support for the new Precision Grading Panels at InterBEE 2014, November 19-20 in Tokyo.
NEC now integrates LightSpace color management support into its range of MultiSync PA Series displays to enable accurate color calibration and management within the global film, TV and broadcast industries.
SmallHD has released what the company says is a one-of-a-kind, on-camera color grading system, designed to dial-in quick color grades and provide clients and crew with a clear view of how the finished product will look.
Pakistan post house Darkroom Asia has won a major contract with ARY Films as a strategic partner in providing post-production and VFX-related services. Darkroom Asia CEO Salman Hasan credits the company’s new SGO Mistika 4K system with sealing the deal. The first project was the feature film Main Hoon Shahid Afridi, which some say marks the rebirth of the Pakistan film industry.
The Room, the boutique finishing facility located within Technicolor-PostWorks, New York, recently completed two months of post-production finishing on The Giver, the new film from director Phillip Noyce and The Weinstein Company. In a project involving numerous creative and technical challenges, the facility handled editorial conforming and color grading. The latter included applying the finishing touch to an onscreen world that undergoes a gradual transition from black & white to color.