Annapurna Studios DI Facility
Committed to providing only the best and with a strong focus on the future, Annapurna Studios has invested in a high-end Digital Intermediate facility to cater to the needs of the Motion Picture, Television and Advertising industry.
At the heart of the operation sits a state-of-the-art SGO Mistika 4K and Baselight 4.3 DI Systems, capable of real-time operation at all resolutions up to 4K and beyond, with native file support for both film scanned images, as well as the growing range of digital cinematography.
The DI facility boasts of plush, comfortable grading suites consisting of high end Barco digital Projector with 4m screen, displaying guaranteed colour calibrated imagery, including Stereoscopic 3D capability, and high-fidelity surround-sound reproduction.
Mistika 4K Real-time Digital Intermediate
The Mistika 4K real-time DI system is the most advanced on-line finishing, graphics, effects and DI system available within the post-production industry.
Boasting of the most creative tool-set of any DI system, Mistika works real-time for all creative operations, with no rendering required for most processes. This means that any changes can be instantly reviewed in collaboration with the DoP, Director, Producer, ensuring the best possible result is always obtained.
Baselight 4.3 Colour grading:
This advanced colour grading system features support for Multiple UI Monitors, Multiple gallery tabs for easy selection of shots and grades, idle time rendering to support immediate playback and several new Stereo 3D Tools and Matte Enhancements. It is complemented by India's first Blackboard, a high precision hardware tool specifically designed to guarantee efficient, fast and accurate colour grading.
Film Scanning & Recording
With an emphasis on quality and creativity, the facility has installed a Cintel Ditto 4K film scanner, equipped with D/SCO optical restoration technology that takes care of dust and scratch removal within the scanner, generating the cleanest image possible. All film gates are available catering to films shot on 16mm, 35mm (3 perf. and 4 perf).
The industry standard, Arrilaser Recorder, has also been installed for high-speed and efficient recording
Annapurna Studios DI consists of a highly dedicated team of reputed colourists, artists and support staff who carry a wealth of knowledge and experience.
This team has been hand picked to provide the best creative and technical support for all productions, regardless of the capture media – film or digital cinematography – or the scale of the project.
Partnered with Annapurna Studios is Light Illusion – industry leading Digital Intermediate consultancy – to ensure that best on-going services are provided to Annapurna's Digital Intermediate clients.
“…We found the Mistika DI system and Baselight 4.3 to be the most versatile system in terms of speed, performance, capability and constant development, which meets the ever increasing demands of film-making, pushing the boundaries…
Y. Supriya, Director of Annapurna Studios
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