Compositing ActionVFX’s Ground Crack Elements using Mocha Pro & After Effects

June 13, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: , ,

In this tutorial by ActionVFX’s Lendon Bracewell, you’ll see how Mocha Pro’s tracking is used with Adobe After Effects to composite their Ground Crack elements into a shot.

We’ve teamed up with ActionVFX for an exclusive offer. 30% off any VFX Stock Footage! Use code: BORISFX30 (Valid through June 30, 2017)

Download the Ground Plate here to follow along. 
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Mocha VR Reorient module workflow

May 31, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: , ,

In this intermediate tutorial, Mocha Product Manager Martin Brennand takes you through smoothing the horizon in a Samsung Gear 360 shot using the Reorient Module in Mocha VR.

The tutorial is done via After Effects, but the techniques apply to all versions of Mocha VR.

Footage and rig is via JollyGood!

10X Faster Object Removal with Mocha Pro and Mocha VR

May 11, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

In this advanced tutorial, Mocha Product Manager Martin Brennand takes you through a quick clean plate technique that greatly improves render performance in the Remove Module.

For general Remove Module performance improvements, we recommend checking out this tutorial.

The Remove Module is found in Mocha Pro and Mocha VR. Both available as standalone applications and as plug-ins for Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Avid and OFX (Nuke,Fusion,Vegas Pro).

Mocha Shapes: Masking & Roto with Mocha Pro

May 8, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: ,

Mocha’s powerful planar tracking engine is driven by shapes. In this excellent training video, Dan Harvey goes in-depth into Mocha’s shape tools for editing roto-masks, tracking obscured objects, layer order and more. Mastering Mocha shapes will save time on vfx & finishing tasks. Video relevant for Adobe, Avid & OFX workflows.
Mocha projects can also be saved and shared across host platforms. Dan has created a library of common shapes that can be downloaded here: To use in Mocha Pro 5, go to file>merge project.
Download the complimentary presets.

Mocha Pro 5 GPU Tracking Speed Comparison

April 11, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: ,

Mocha Pro 5 adds GPU accelerated Planar Tracking. We recently tested a Mocha tracking project to compare planar tracking speeds with GPU enabled on the new Mocha Pro 5 vs the Adobe bundled Mocha AE CC 2017 and Mocha Pro 5 w/out GPU. Guess which is the fastest?

System Specs:
Intel i7-6820HK (Quad-Core)
Windows 10

Mocha Pro 5 w/GPU enabled: 40:16
Mocha Pro 5 no GPU: 01:44:23
Mocha AE (bundled with Adobe CC 2017): 01:45:16

Clip Tested: 1920×1080, 24p. Clip Length: 15 secs (368 frames)

YAKSERIES: MOCHA PRO 5 tracking 3D vers FUSION 8 – Créer un Hologramme

April 10, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: , ,

Dans ce nouvel épisode de YAKSERIES consacré à Mocha Pro 5 et Fusion, nous allons voir comment utiliser MOCHA PRO 5 afin d’exporter des données de track 2D mais aussi exporter des informations de tracking 3D afin de pouvoir retrouver le mouvement de caméra dans le logiciel Fusion. Le tout pour créer un effet d’Hologramme sur un mouvement de traveling. Nous verrons ainsi que grâce à MOCHA PRO 5 nous allons pouvoir facilement intégrer des éléments 3D et 2D.

Roto Masking in 360/VR: Autodesk Flame & Mocha VR

April 7, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

In this tutorial, Dan Harvey shows how Flame and Smoke users can use Mocha VR for 360 video tracking and masking. Track and roto across lat/long seam, then import Gmask shapes into Flame.

Mocha VR is a new tool optimized for 360 video post tasks: tracking, object removal, horizon stabilzation and more.

Tutorial: Remove Module Optimization for Mocha Pro & Mocha VR

March 30, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

In this intermediate tutorial, Mocha Product Manager Martin Brennand takes you through optimizing the parameters for the Remove module to improve render times.

If you are not familiar with the basics of the remove module, we recommend you first check out the training videos online here.

Planar Tracking Tips with the Mocha Pro 5

March 22, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: ,

Solve motion tracking challenges with Mocha Pro 5. In this video tutorial, Mary Poplin shows how to set up a Mocha project when there are foreground occlusions in front of your tracking area. Mastering these quick tips will elevate your Mocha chops!

3D Tracking Tutorial: Mocha Pro and Autodesk Flame

March 14, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: , ,

Mocha Pro planar motion tracking software can be used to generate a 3D camera solve for Autodesk Flame and Smoke. In this informative tutorial, Dan Harvey shows how to do a multi-planar solve and export the FBX data to Autodesk Flame.

Mocha Pro 5 is available as a plug-in for Adobe, Avid and OFX and a standalone application on Win, OSX & Linux.


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