Boston based Zero FX, used mocha Pro to help complete the visual effects for this shot in American Hustle.
For more information: zerovfx.com
In this long form webinar, Product Manager Martin Brennand takes you through a variety of screen tracking scenarios using mocha AE and mocha Pro’s planar tracking tools. Most techniques shown are possible in all versions of mocha, with the exception of some Lens module and Insert render techniques.
- Screens that go offscreen
- Tracking with little information
- Using AdjustTrack for tricky corners
- Shiny gadgets! (Reflections)
- Approaches to Lens Distortion
This 1.45 hr training webinar was recorded on Nov 12, 2014. Covers in-depth examples of using mocha’s planar tracked spline shapes for digital retouching and beauty work. Footage courtesy of: stockfootage.com Topics Covered:
In this short video we show you how to install and use a simple helper script to load footage from a NUKE read node into mocha Pro 4.x.
You can get the send to mocha script from the extras section of the website:
In this short video, Imagineer Systems Product Specialist, Mary Poplin, shows you how to use the new feature found in mocha 4.1 to create open splines, planar tracked strokes, and text paths.
Covers face warping with Re:Flex plug-in from Re:Vision FX for After Effects workflow and Spline Warp node in NUKE.
Footage Courtesy of Stockfootage.com
Imagineer Systems has a free new 4.1 update of mocha Plus and mocha Pro. In this quick video, Product Manager Martin Brennand takes you through the new features found in 4.1.
TrackX powered by mocha is a powerful plug-in tool to enable FCP X editors to easily track and insert graphics and layers. Just draw a shape around the object you want to track and the Academy Award winning Mocha tracking engine will lock on and allow you to track text, do screen replacements, replace signs and more.
This tutorial shows you how to replace a pack in a shot by tracking in new artwork using TrackX powered by mocha. You might want to do this to avoid showing a brand logo or to make the logo and artwork more clear.
In this tutorial, Product Manager Martin Brennand takes you though the basics of “analyzing and thinking” about footage for use in mocha. Covers what to look for when using mocha’s planar tracker and how to visualize planes.
Some footage provided courtesy of: www.stockfootage.com
Need inspiration for our Halloween Contest? In this advanced and fast-paced tutorial, Imagineer Systems product specialist, Mary Poplin, shows you how to design, shoot and composite a head replacement shot.
You should be familiar with Adobe After Effects and mocha’s planar tracking tools to follow along.
Happy Halloween to all you mocha Pros out there from the Imagineer Systems team and our very own Headless Horsemary!
Software Used: mocha Pro and Adobe After Effects CC
“For RocketJump, mocha is incredibly helpful – it allows us to be quick and turn around the kind of volume and quality work that we do on a week by week basis.” – Freddie Wong, Director, RocketJump.com
“mocha’s technology works amazingly on faces and allows us to track and roto more articulated areas of the face like lips, chins and even head turns much more easily.”
- Howard Shur, Creative Director, Flawless FX
“I would like to thank Imagineer Systems and especially Mary Poplin for all your webinars. The time and effort that you put into making sure your customers understand your product is inspiring. A lot of companies could learn a great deal about taking care of their customers from you!”
“We don’t keep mocha in the shade, it’s a tool we use quite a lot. mocha can solve tracking issues with ease… mocha delivers for us.”
- Eran Dinur, VFX Supervisor, Brainstorm Digital
“mocha Pro is an amazing box of magic tricks, necessary at every stage of the film-making process. mocha is an invaluable part of my tool kit!”
- Jake Morrison, VFX Supervisor, Marvel Studios
“Imagineer System’s product manager, Martin Brennand was incredibly prompt in replying to any questions regarding mocha. This personal touch, always makes it a pleasure to interact with Imagineer whenever the need arises.” – Julian Dimsey, VFX supervisor, Iloura