Ravensbourne and SGO Form Educational Partnership

Ravensbourne College

Ravensbourne, a leading university sector college driven by the creative use of digital technologies, has invested in SGO's Mistika to enhance its Stereoscopic 3D, 2D and DI curriculum, and equip its students with cutting-edge tools.  Ravensbourne is a prestigious centre of excellence, industry accredited and a Skillset Media Academy. It also aims to become an official SGO Mistika training centre in the future.

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Developing talented individuals and businesses through industry-ready skills, applied research, enterprise and innovation, Ravensbourne will place Mistika at the core of its editing and post production courses.

Greg Loftin, Subject Leader at Ravensbourne says: “We're absolutely delighted to be partnering with SGO. Mistika leads the way in high-end postproduction and 3D editing; the benefits for our students in terms of developing skills and a technical understanding of stereo are huge. Mistika will be a prized addition to our facilities here and should enhance our reputation for delivering graduates with industry ready skills and expertise.”

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Geoff Mills, Director of SGO Global Sales & Operations, who has, with the SGO team, successfully  raised world-wide awareness of Mistika's ground-breaking real-time capabilities and workflow to such a level, that Mistika has deservedly become a system of choice and a clear leader, states: “It is very important to educate on the use of equipment and provide facilities for the marketplace to learn best practice and workflows. SGO is proud to assist in educational programmes, where it will contribute in giving back to the industry - talented people, who make this industry so very special. ”

Geoff concludes: “Mistika is revolutionary and an award-winning asset for creative and ambitious organisations. With  3D  gaining momentum, it is essential Mistika is well placed in a highly regarded educational establishment in the UK.”

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Ravensbourne
Ravensbourne is a world-class digital destination developing talented individuals and leading-edge businesses through learning, skills, applied research, enterprise and innovation. It is a university sector college innovating in digital media and design, with a vocationally focused portfolio of courses, spanning fashion, television and broadcasting, interactive product design, architecture and environment design, graphic design, animation, moving image, music production for media and sound design.

SGO
With Headquarters based in Madrid, SGO is an established leading European developer of high-end solutions including its flagship DI and Stereo 3D system Mistika, and on-set application Mistika Live, for the post production and broadcast industries.  A global company, SGO continues to expand with offices and reseller partners across the world, including the UK, Europe, Scandinavia, India, China, North America & Canada, South America, Mexico and Australia & New Zealand.  The company prides itself in establishing close and long term relationships with its customers, providing an effective personal service by a dedicated team.  SGO’s customers include Park Road Post, BSkyB, Framestore, The Look, OFFHOLLYWOOD, Preditors, Onsight, BTV Post, Creative Post, Videomedia, Annapurna, Molinare Madrid, Infinia, CVisual, Chroma Film & TV Hamburg, El Colorado, Thomson Technicolor Madrid, Real Madrid Televisión, PICTORION das werk GmbH, OPTIX Digital Pictures, Hocus Focus amongst many others.

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Mistika
Mistika is SGO's high-end post production system that offers a complete solution and industry-leading performance for post production across all genres in film and broadcast.  Mistika continues to define and lead in stereoscopic 3D technology. With efficient workflows and advanced toolsets, it provides an impressively reliable post production tool to overcome challenges, offering one complete solution supporting SD-HD-2K-4K-5K and Stereo 3D including real-time native RED, ARRI, SI-2K and other data workflows. It seamlessly integrates timeline-based editing, conforming, infinite layer compositing, colour-grading and image restoration, all in one complete system with various toolsets.  

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