TUTORIALS FOR MISTIKA ULTIMA & MISTIKA BOUTIQUE - THE FULL COLLECTION
This is a live compilation of Mistika Ultima and Mistika Boutique tutorials found on Internet, organised by categories like in a user manual.
Please note that many of these tutorials were not created (and neither maintained) by SGO but by independent users. Please report if you find broken links, and also if you find other interesting tutorials not mentioned in here.
Some tutorials are made with older versions, they are still considered very useful but may miss some changes compared with latest versions. When those changes are significant those links are prefix with an orange label to warn about this: **
All the followintg tutorials are in English language, except when said in contrary.
Introduction (crash courses)
English language: Masterclass: Mistika Boutique Fundamentals
Spanish language - Cursos en español: Cursos de iniciación a Mistika Boutique (ColorDoctor)
Mistika Configuration and project settings
(Note: some parameters in this video have been recently automated and will not appear in current versions)
Note: Diagrams about the folder structures of Mistika software and Mistika Projects mentioned in the above tutorials are available here
File Browser, mass import and media management
Online Editing and Timeline panel
Timeline & Edit panels
Gestual controls (Scribe). A full explanation is available in this webinar from 9'25" to 31'50" time. In addition, a diagram with all the supported gestures is a here.
Audio controls in the Timeline
Cross fades and transitions
Editing workflows with the Source Monitor
[24:3 .. 35:30] RND Round trip conform: How to create proxies with basic adjustments for the offline editing, then conform an Xml, AAF, or EDL against Mistika .RND files including Mistika effects. (Example at 24:30 to 35:30)
Notes and Markers
Mistika Effects and the Visual Editor
Preliminar note: The Visual Editor interface has been redesigned in version 10, but some of the tutorials below were made with previous versions. Their content is still usefull as the functionality is very similar, but if you don't find a particular widget in the new layout you can find all the differences in the tutorial: Moving from Mistika 8 to Mistika 10
** Basic keying: Pick key. Luma key. Green screen / Blue Screen. Screen build. External Key. Difference key. Grow alpha. Shrink alpha. Show key Blur alpha. Alpha clear. Edge build. Stroke. Foreground blur.
FX basic techniques
VFX specialized technique examples
Preliminar note: The colour grading interface has been redesigned in version 10, but some of the tutorials below were made with previous versions. Their content is still usefull as the functionality is very similar, but if you don't find a particular widget in the new layout you can find all the differences in the tutorial: Moving from Mistika 8 to Mistika 10
Masterclass: Color management in Mistika. (Raw formats, Unicolor, color management "per clip" or global. Color management Examples: ACES, DCP XYZ, HDR / SDR, Dolby Vision. Display filters. Propagating color management to multiple versions.
Color grading specialised workflows
Printer lights / Printer steps
- Introduction at 33:00 in this video
- Example at 26:00 in this masterclass
** 3D Keyer
** RGB Keyer
Note: This video is complemented with this document
VR 180/360 in Mistika Boutique
For a good five minutes introduction check this video about virtual production (starting at 17:12)
Additional tutorials for stitching VR in Stereo3D. (these tutorials were made with Mistika VR product, but it works similar in Mistika Boutique):
Creation of Virtual Sets
Output and rendering
Selecting a predefined path and a render preset. (Selecting a predefined naming syntax and a predefined combination of render settings, for faster access and to ensure coherence of all rendered media )
** DCP creation (Note: This tutorial is old, in modern versions the "Convert" node has been renamed as Unicolor )
Apendix A: What is new in latest upgrades
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