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Martin Brennand

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September 16th 2009
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Mask Question
by Chris Ellingworth 3 months ago
Hi, I pre-composed this face with a basic mouth movement. Then I ran a Track Motion operation to make it move with the head from the movie. The hair from the pre-compositioned face goes above the main
Re: Mask Question
by Martin Brennand 3 months ago
You need to mask it over the top on a new layer. You can either do that by creating the mask on a new and set it to track matte the face layer, or by copying the original layer and masking that layer
Cylindrical Masking
by Aaron Soileau 6 months ago
Hi everyone! I m trying to figure out how to create a mask on a video file that is on a 3D cylinder via the CC Cylinder effect. I make LEGO stopmotions, and I am creating digital lip sync animation. I
Re: Cylindrical Masking
by Martin Brennand 6 months ago
If I'm understanding it correctly, you probably just need to pre-comp your layer to stop the mask from distorting or shifting your effect. Martin Brennand Product Manager Mocha - Boris FX (Imagineer S
Mocha data to AE mask
by Conan Stott 7 months ago
I know this would have been asked before but a search did not get me what I wanted, please have patience. So I want to use Mocha for what would be one of its most common purposes, to rack an object an
Re: Mocha data to AE mask
by Martin Brennand 7 months ago
If you already have an existing mask that you want to apply tracking data to, there's a number of ways to do this. Use a solid: 1. Cut and paste your existing AE mask to a solid 2. Paste the tracking
Using STMaps to Undistort and Redistort in AE
by Antony Dupsta 9 months ago
Using provided STMaps to undistort and Redistort in AE. Anyone have any luck with STMaps in AE. Specifically: to Undistort plate-- Solve camera-- generate STMap send to Compositor-- 2D applies inverse
Re: Using STMaps to Undistort and Redistort in AE
by Martin Brennand 9 months ago
Richard, STMaps are colour fielded maps like UV maps that are used to map and generate lens distortion. They are common in compositors like Nuke or Fusion and are often created by programs like Mocha
Making background track with video
by Zach Worden 11 months ago
I've replaced a blown out sky in a shot by making it transparent using a luma key and placing a stock image of a sky on the next layer down. Then I did a camera track of the video which gave me a bunc
Re: Making background track with video
by Martin Brennand 11 months ago
If there is a perspective shift in the shot, then you may need to do a full 3d card or corner pin, but if it's just tracking shaking you may be able to get away with a simple transform How big is the
Tracking sky replacement with camera reframes
by Zach Worden 12 months ago
I shot an interview in a room with a cityscape in the background. The sky is completely blown out, because it was so much brighter outside than I could get it inside. I was able to replace the sky wit
Re: Tracking sky replacement with camera reframes
by Martin Brennand 12 months ago
Right, so you may be able to track this in Mocha AE. If you need a primer, this tutorial is a good place to start: https: www.youtube.com watch v=VYxN1g9pjOg This tutorial covers Mocha Pro, but the ba
Can you add 'digital makeup' or a 'tattoo' without Mocha?
by John Jones 1 year ago
Hi, this is my first post here (though I've been finding help in the threads here for years) What I'm trying to do is make an image tattoo look "drawn on" to a person's face - perfectly following the
Re: Can you add 'digital makeup' or a 'tattoo' without Mocha?
by Martin Brennand 1 year ago
You would probably need to do it in patches. since the face is made of of tiny planes (forehead, cheeks, cheekbones, chin, nose side, nose bridge etc) you'll get unnatural motion if you try to splay a
mocha tracking
by Michael Lewy 1 year ago
I am trying to use mocha to track a face to add a monster like skin. I am having trouble as the track seems to move. If I use corner pin data the track does not seem to line up with the image I am try
Re: mocha tracking
by Martin Brennand 1 year ago
Again, it looks like you're applying the mask to the corner pinned layer. Adding a mask to a layer that is corner pinned will change the dimensions of the layer and therefore change the way the corner
Is this shadow fixable with Mocha Pro?
by John Davis 3 years ago
I'm editing a video for a client, and I've been trying to get rid of a nose shadow. I've used Mocha in the past, but only for simple fixes. Would I be able to remove the shadow with Mocha, or put the
Re: Is this shadow fixable with Mocha Pro?
by Martin Brennand 3 years ago
It's potentially doable, but i'd need to see the motion of the face. Is he always face-forward, or does he turn so much the nose obscures one side of the face Martin Brennand Product Manager mocha - I
Tracking 3D Text in Apple Motion Using Tracking Data From Mocha
by Thomas Tapp 5 years ago
I'm trying to figure out how to track text in motion using tracking data from mocha. The data worked great for shapes, masks and other objects, it just won't track the text. This is what I'm doing: I
Re: Tracking 3D Text in Apple Motion Using Tracking Data From Mocha
by Martin Brennand 5 years ago
Are you applying the corner pin match move directly to the text layer This will probably not work. Try applying the match move to the group (with the text layer inside) instead and it should distort c
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