mocha AE for Absolute Beginners

July 19, 2016 in Uncategorized Tags: , ,

New to Adobe After Effects CC? mocha AE is bundled FREE with your subscription. mocha AE is a lite version of mocha Pro and includes tracking and roto tools.

In this step-by-step tutorial created by popular YouTube trainer Surfaced Studio, you’ll learn exactly what planar tracking is and how to use the power of planar tracking to easily track shots that might prove difficult with traditional tracking options. A perfect primer for anyone new to mocha AE CC.

If you’d like to follow along, you can find the files here: bit.ly/29Fbq6q

Watch more Surfaced Studio tutorials: youtube.com/surfacedstudio
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Tracking Options for Avid Users: BCC 10 & mocha Pro plug-in

July 12, 2016 in Uncategorized Tags: , ,

Colorist & finishing artist Dan Harvey shows Boris Continuum Complete + Avid Media Composer users the main differences between three different types of motion tracking available through Boris FX and Imagineer Systems.

Part I. Covers the point motion tracker built into BCC for simple motion tracking tasks.
Part II. Covers the integrated mocha/BCC Pixel Chooser (found in BCC 10) which can be used for planar tracking and rotoscoping tasks including effects isolation and screen replacement.
Part III. Covers the new mocha Pro 5 plug-in for Avid, which is best for advanced compositing and finishing tasks. The plug-in harnesses the full power of mocha Pro directly in your timeline, including tracking, roto and the additions of insert module, the stabilize module, Lens module and the remove tool.

Digital Makeup & Age Techniques with Boris FX, mocha and After Effects

in Uncategorized Tags: , ,

Discover the fountain of youth – digitally.

Mary Poplin shows how advanced 2D compositing techniques make on-screen talent appear younger using Adobe After Effects and the integrated mocha tracking and masking tools found in Boris Continuum 10 plug-ins to remove wrinkles and warp/distort features. 

Covers: mocha masking techniques, BCC Remove and BCC Warp, and general beauty techniques.

Stock Footage provide by Pond5.com

mocha Pro 5 Plug-in for Avid: Screen Insert Tutorial

July 7, 2016 in Homepage Tags: , ,

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

Product Specialist Mary Poplin shows Avid users how easy it is to do screen replacements and add logos to tracked surfaces. Covers the Insert Module, mesh warper and basics of planar tracking.

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

Footage courtesy: pond5.com and hellostudios.net

Webinar Replay: mocha Pro 5 for Adobe Users

July 5, 2016 in Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

In this one hour tutorial, Product Specialist Mary Poplin shows how the new mocha plug-in for Adobe After Effects CC and Premiere Pro CC offers major time-saving tools directly inside the host timeline. Covers: planar tracking, screen replacements using insert module, stabilize & smooth, removing unwanted objects, roto-masking, and more.

Stabilize & Smooth Tutorial: mocha Pro 5 plug-in for Adobe & Avid

June 22, 2016 in Homepage Tags: , , , ,

Mary Poplin, shows you how to stabilize with the new mocha Pro 5 plug-in inside of Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. This tutorial covers creative stabilization, such as smoothing out camera movements or stabilizing around moving objects, completely locking down shots, and automatically replacing edge fill on planar backgrounds.

Lens, motion blur, noise, and artifacts can make stabilization a challenge, but with mocha Pro 5 as a plug-in, you have the power of planar right on your timeline.

Learn more at imagineersystems.com

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YAKSERIES: MOCHA PRO 5 PLUGIN ADOBE PREMIERE CC (En Francais)

June 8, 2016 in Uncategorized Tags: ,

Dans le cadre d’un partenariat entre YAKYAKYAK.FR et Imagineer Systems, voici en avant première, un premier épisode de YAKSERIES dédié à Mocha Pro 5, et plus particulièrement au plugin pour Adobe Premiere Pro. Je vais vous montrer les avantages de ce plugin avec les interactions entre Mocha Pro 5 et la timeline de Premiere Pro. Ce plugin apportant un énorme gain de temps, car comme vous allez le voir, il n’y a plus besoin de passer par After Effects, il n’y a plus besoin d’exporter les données de track et les données des “shapes”, tout se fait de manière transparente. Ce plugin sera disponible aussi pour Avid Media Composer et les logiciels supportant l’OpenFx comme DaVinci Resolve, Nuke…

mocha Pro 5: What’s New Quick Look

June 2, 2016 in Uncategorized Tags:

This quick promo video show’s some of the new features found in mocha Pro 5. Shipping very soon!

• New Plug-in Option • GPU Accelerated Planar Tracking Option • Python Scripting Module • Improved Licensing • New export formats: Blackmagic Fusion, Silhouette FX and MochaBlend for Maxon Cinema 4D. • Improvements & bug fixes: including improved layouts, faster project saving, and more. • New Purchase, Upgrade or Subscription Price

mocha Pro 5: GPU Acceleration

June 1, 2016 in mocha Pro Tags: ,

mocha Pro 5 now has the option to run planar tracking on GPU. Depending on the project settings, we are seeing 40-60% speed increases.

This 4K test compares mocha Pro 5 running in CPU (on left) and on OpenCL GPU (on right). 

Test clip: 4000×2160, 30 FPS
Video Card: Nvidia Quadro M6000 24GB w/ driver version 364.72
CPU Specs: Intel Core i7 CPU 920@2.67GHz, 4 Core, 8 Logical Processors, 16GB RAM

To enable GPU tracking, you will need an OpenCL capable video card. GPU setting is found in preferences. 

mocha Pro 5: Intro for Avid Users

May 31, 2016 in Uncategorized Tags: ,

This quick video tutorial was created to show Avid Media Composer editors how to get started with the mocha Pro 5 plug-in. mocha Pro AVX plug-in is applied in Media Composer and the custom interface is launched.

For learning mocha, we recommend watching the “mocha Fundamentals” training video series: 
imagineersystems.com/video/?tagFilter=mocha%20Fundamentals&&dd=dateOld&orderby=date&order=ASC

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