Replace Screens in Adobe Premiere with Mocha Pro

August 15, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: , ,

Planar Motion Tracking and Screen Insert Tutorial for Adobe Premiere editors.

Replacing monitors and cell phones is made easy with Mocha! Mary Poplin shows how complex motion tracking and compositing is made simple with the Mocha Pro Premiere plug-in for Adobe. Mocha Pro can track through difficult motion, such as objects that go offscreen.

Premiere video tracks can be set as insert layer and rendered with motion blur for a realist effects composite inside of your edit.

Mocha Pro 5 includes new plug-in options for Adobe Premiere, allowing users to do more advanced effects shots directly on their timeline.

Replace Screens in Avid Media Composer with Mocha Pro

August 11, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: , ,

Planar Motion Tracking and Screen Insert Tutorial for Avid Media Composer editors.

Replacing monitors and cell phones is made easy with Mocha! Mary Poplin shows how complex motion tracking and compositing is made simple with the Mocha Pro AVX plug-in for Avid. Mocha Pro can track through difficult motion, such as objects that go offscreen.

Avid video tracks can be set as insert layer and rendered with motion blur for a realist effects composite inside of Media Composer.

Mocha Pro 5 includes new plug-in options for Avid, allowing users to do more advanced effects shots directly on their timeline.

How to Remove a Boom Mic Using Mocha Pro & Avid Media Composer

July 26, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

In this short tutorial, Mary Poplin shows you how to use the Mocha Pro AVX plug-In inside Avid Media composer to remove a boom mic. Mocha Pro’s powerful Remove Module uses planar motion tracking and “temporal frames” to automatically remove unwanted objects.

1. Mask the object to remove
2. Track the background
3. Select your remove layer and render

Mocha Pro: Simplifying Complex Removes

July 24, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: ,

In this short tutorial, Mocha product specialist, Mary Poplin, shows you how to quickly “remove a puppet rig” using Mocha Pro’s Remove Module. Simplify object removes by isolating foreground shapes to create clean background pixels and automatically remove wires.

Understanding Mocha’s layer order to allow tracked layers to track through occlusions.

This tutorial covers Mocha Pro as a standalone application, but the same tasks can be accomplished in the Mocha Pro plug-in for Adobe, Avid and OFX hosts.

Footage donated by Troy Reuther.

Webinar Replay: Increase Your Mocha IQ in Adobe CC

July 17, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

In this one hour training, Mocha gurus Ross Shain and Mary Poplin give a rundown of how exactly Mocha’s planar tracking works, how to layer properly for automatic garbage mattes, and lots more advanced tips and tricks to help you work faster inside Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro workflows.

Stabilizing 360 video in Adobe Premiere Pro

July 12, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: , ,

When shooting 360 video, moving the camera often introduces jittery motion and stabilization issues. If not corrected, these videos can cause nausea inducing viewing experiences and negative reactions to immersive video.

Mocha VR plug-in for Adobe users is a simple solution for 360 stabilization and can be run directly inside Adobe Premiere Pro & After Effects. This video will focus on “stabilizing the horizon” with Mocha VR and Premiere Pro.

(Thank you to Brian Hockenstein for providing this footage.)

Basics of Mocha Masks for Adobe Premiere Pro

June 28, 2017 in Uncategorized Tags: , ,

Mocha Pro brings advanced masking tools to Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. In this tutorial, Martin Brennand shows how the Mocha Pro plug-in can be used for tracked masks and isolating effects and color correction inside Premiere Pro.

Launch Mocha Pro directly from Premiere to do more advanced masking on your edit timeline and avoid jumping to After Effects for every task. Copy and paste animated Mocha masks to any Premiere effect.

Stock footage clip is provided by our friends at www.Pond5.com

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. 
Learn more about ActionVFX.

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).

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