MIST





MASTERING REVOLUTION

MIST revolutions the mastering process by offering in one unique solution unrivalled features for the creation of any type of masters or file packages from any type and resolution of source media.

From the RAW data to the final project, MIST provides dailies management, multiple formats transcoding, extensive editing and conforming tools, advanced color grading and color management features, image enhancement and conversion tools.

Whatever the type of master you need to deliver, MIST offers the most intuitive and evident workflow to create masters and versions of DCP, IMF or any broadcast package.

DESIGNED FOR FLEXIBILITY

MIST is composed of a base module, the MIST Core functionalities, and of a choice of different mastering packages and image enhancement tools in option.

MIST CORE FUNCTIONALITIES

MIST is built around an NLE time-line that allows the mix of file types and image resolution. The stunning user interface is designed to give immediate access to the tools and instantaneous feedback when working in client-attended sessions.
Powerful functionalities include:

  • Simultaneous de-Bayer and playback of RAW footage in real-time, in 2D and Stereo3D, at the camera's native resolution, up to 4K 60 FPS
  • Camera video output capture in real-time up to 4K
  • On-the-fly resizing (pan&scan, aspect ratio) and down-sampling
  • Conforming from compositions in XML (from Final Cut Pro), AAF and OMF formats and support for transitions
  • Sound synchronization
  • Real-time transcoding of multiple rendering streams and creation of transcoding templates
  • Stereo3D tool set including convergence management, automatic color balance function or keystone effects management
IMAGE ENHANCEMENT AND CONVERSION TOOLS

MIST offers fully integrated DVO image processing software tools, worldwide known for presenting the best image manipulation tools for restoration, enhancement and format conversion.

ADVANCED COLOR SCIENCE
  • Mix color spaces in the same time-line with per clip 3D LUT management
  • Direct output of XYZ color space when working with a DCI projector
  • Raw parameters management integrated in the grading pipe-line
  • Extensive Color Grading features, including Secondary corrections, keyers and trackers
  • ACES support from dailies to deliverables, including DCP and IMF
VIDEO PIPELINE ACTIVE DIAGRAM

Instantly visualize your video pipeline from the source to the target displays, including color conversions and image resolutions applied in your composition.

MASTERING USING UMD

The Unified Master Delivery (UMD) is a dedicated interface allowing the creation of multiple types of deliverable requiring specific packaging and metadata in an automated way.

Packages available in the UMD include today Apple iTunes, AS02/AS10/AS11-DPP, MXF J2K op1a Fox/HBO, Disney & Netflix DSM and Fox ISR & ISM and Degeto.

MASTER COMPLIANT AND
TRUSTFUL SMPTE DCPs

  • Preview images, subtitles and sound at full resolution, natively
  • Easy conforming of mastering clips (rating screen, production visuals)
  • Color Space Chromatic Adaptation for a perfect DCI XYZ transformation (6 models available)
  • HFR and AFR (Archival Frame Rate) support
  • DCP from ACES content
  • DCP real-time playback at 2K or 4K, included encrypted DCP
  • DCP versioning (supplemental packages)
  • Multiple packages handling
  • Rewrapping, including from Interop to SMPTE packages
  • GPU accelerated JPEG2000 processing allows industry's highest performance for encoding and decoding
EDIT, ADJUST, MODIFY YOUR CONTENT
  • Modify Composition length, create the DCP reels, add markers
  • Edition of subtitles (size, font, location) and spotting list navigation
  • Subtitles support includes MXF, PNG, XML InterOp (Texas Instruments CineCanvas) and XML SMPTE (D-Cinema SMPTE 428-7)
  • Support for Close Caption (MXF SMPTE Timed Text)
SECURITY & CONTROL
  • Trust your content using Asset Inspector and Validation tools
  • Track essence encryption
  • Key Delivery Message creation (KDM & DKDM)
  • Free access to KEYMaster for KDM deliveries and management
  • Support for NexGuard Forensic video and audio Watermarking, including NexGuard Manager
AUDIO MASTERING
  • Dolby ATMOS support
  • DTS:X support
  • Audio synchronization
  • Audio channels mix matrix
  • Stereo down mix from 5.1 and 7.1 audio for monitoring

THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE IMF WORKFLOW

CREATE IMF PACKAGES IN A CLEAR, INNOVATIVE WAY
  • Intuitive and clear user interface
  • Support for Application 2/2e Studio Profile and Application 4 Cinema Mezzanine (latest SMPTE publications)
  • Supported JPEG 2000 profiles include Broadcast profiles up to BPC L7 and IMF profiles 16 bit
  • Draft implementation for IMF ProRes
  • Support for DPP's draft specifications for IMF Broadcast & Online Application Constraints
  • Import & direct playback of IMF packages up to 4K in real-time
  • IMF creation directly from an ACES source media
  • Extraction of essences from existing IMF packages
  • Multi packages handling
SUBTITLES MANAGEMENT
  • Edition of subtitles (size, font, location) and spotting list navigation
  • Subtitles support includes TTML IMSC 1.0
  • Support for Closed Captions (MXF SMPTE Timed Text)
VERSIONING
  • Transwraping between IMF applications
  • Easy creation of Output Profile List (OPLs) using the FlowGraph
  • Custom processes applied on the OPLs: Color Space conversions, LUTs, resizing
SECURITY & CONTROL
  • Asset Inspector and Validation tools to verify a packaged IMF
  • IMF validation using Netflix's Photon
  • Support for NexGuard Forensic video and audio Watermarking, including NexGuard Manager
AUDIO MASTERING
  • Audio synchronization
  • Audio channels mix matrix
  • Support for EBU R128 Loudness
  • Down mixing from 5.1 and 7.1 to stereo for Audio monitoring SMPTE MCA labelling

FLEXIBILITY AND CONFIDENCE

EXTENDED HDR MASTERING FEATURES
  • Support for full ITU BT-2100 workflow: Dolby Vision, HDR10, HDR10+ and HLG
  • Support for ST-2094-40 (Samsung)
  • On-the-fly cross conversions between the standards
  • Up and down conversions (SDR / HDR)
  • Secondary corrections for the luminance
  • HDR capable Color Management System
DOLBY VISION SUPPORT
  • Dolby Vision support includes the CMU control for creating SDR versions
HDR MONITORING
  • Remote control of HDR mastering display (Eizo, Canon) for full confidence in the monitor settings
  • Support of Dolby Vision, HDR10 (ST-2084 and ST-2086 metadata), HDR10+ and HLG
  • Display of the HDR metadata for DoVi, PQ and ST-2094 (dynamic metadata)
  • Luminance measurement (max FALL, max CLL)
  • Image scopes enhanced with HDR graticules and readouts

FOR BROADCAST AND ONLINE CONTENT PROVIDERS

MIST is able to play, master, transcode, convert and control all the file formats requested today by broadcasters and OTT content providers, including their particular delivery specifications.

With full compliance and interoperability with industry standards and recommendations (AMWA, DPP, EBU, NABA and SMPTE), MIST supported formats includes:

  • AS-11, including DPP AS-11 X
  • AS-10 AMWA
  • AS-02 packages
  • SONY XDCAM deliverables
  • Support for H264 and H265 codecs in read and write
  • Support for MKV container (YouTube)
  • Packaging for iTunes deliveries
  • Support for CEA-608 and CEA-708 closed captions
  • Support for BDN Subtitles (Blu-ray authoring)
DELIVERY SPECIFICATIONS SUPPORT

MIST packages content according to the delivery specifications chosen: naming convention, files organization, manifests or sidecars are automatically created at the encoding phase.

Current delivery specifications support include:

  • Apple iTunes
  • AS-11 DPP / AS02 / AS10
  • MXF J2K op1a Fox/HBO
  • MXF J2K op1a Fox/HBO
  • Disney DSM
  • Netflix DSM
  • Fox ISR and ISM
  • Degeto
AUDIO MASTERING
  • Audio synchronization
  • Audio channels mix matrix
  • Support for EBU R128 Loudness
  • Down mixing from 5.1 and 7.1 to stereo for Audio monitoring SMPTE MCA labelling
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