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sticking textures and images to moving face... Configurable DIY Snapchat filters
by Greg Sage 5 days ago
I have video of talking head... just a bust of someone facing the camera and seaking in front of greenscreen, and I need to paint a flag on thier face so it moves with their facial motions. I can get
Re: sticking textures and images to moving face... Configurable DIY Snapchat filters
by Ross Shain 5 days ago
Mocha Pro has a Mesh Warper, which will allow you to animate a mesh for organic tracks. This is applied to one tracked surface. https: library.creativecow.net g_tobias scars-tattoos-digital-makeup-ado
Mocha AE 2019 - Only Creating One Set of Keyframes
by Chris Castor 2 months ago
Hey all, Thanks in advance for any help you can offer me. So I am having an issue with Mocha AE 2019. It had worked just fine until last week when I upgraded my Mac OS to Mojave (I held off to make su
Re: Mocha AE 2019 - Only Creating One Set of Keyframes
by Ross Shain 2 months ago
When you select "Apply Export" in Mocha AE, you should be able to choose from Transform, Corner Pin or Corner Pin w mo-blur. If you choose Corner pin, it should apply the track data as a Corner Pin ef
Need Mocha/Tracking Advice
by Ed Hecht 3 months ago
Hi All, I've never actually used Mocha before. I have a shot with a few flat screens that need to be swapped out that are partially to mostly obscured throughout the shot by a person in the foreground
Re: Need Mocha/Tracking Advice
by Ross Shain 3 months ago
Absolutely - when you are tracking a screen to replace and there are foreground objects that occlude the screen, Mocha is the best option. What you need to do is use multiple search areas (using the X
Mocha Pro Remove Tool - How to solve the issue of Mocha Remove not actually removing the objects
by Robert Newton 5 years ago
Hi, this is less a question than me simply posting a tip here so I can search in the future when I run into the same issues with Mocha Remove. Plus, by posting it publicly, someone else might stumble
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Re: Mocha Pro Remove Tool - How to solve the issue of Mocha Remove not actually removing the objects
by Ross Shain 4 months ago
In the time since that original post, you can find a lot more tutorials on the Boris FX website about Mocha Pro's object removal, including tutorials that cover "multiple clean-plate techniques". http
Stabilize only a part of a long shot
by Andreas Ruso 4 months ago
I got a really long shot which only needs stabilizing the first part of it. I tried mocha pro but it makes a jump when i stop the stabilization, obviously. How would i go about this problem
Re: Stabilize only a part of a long shot
by Ross Shain 4 months ago
The last frame position of your stabilize obviously has to match the first frame of your non-stabilized portion of your shot. If you are using Mocha Pro's stabilize module, there is a cool feature cal
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Can't seem to track game footage
by Josh Hughes 4 months ago
Hi everyone, I've been using After Effects for about 7 years now, and with the latest Mocha update really confusing me, I can't seem to track a certain piece of footage... I'm trying to track a piece
Re: Can't seem to track game footage
by Ross Shain 4 months ago
The issue you are having is your corner pin is applied to a text layer, not a full frame layer. There are tutorials on this topic as well, but in general, the way AE applies corner pin is to the full
Rotoscoping tricky shot
by Mike Poliskey 4 months ago
Hi, I need to rotoscope a girl walking across frame, but the shot is a bit tricky, colourful background with yellows and reds plus some motion blur etc. I've tried to use AE rotobrush but with poor re
Re: Rotoscoping tricky shot
by Ross Shain 4 months ago
Depending on how much roto work you have, you might want to look at Mocha Pro. The free Mocha AE has the ability to use planar tracking to drive roto shapes. Definitely break each limb and large area
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Export Mocha tracking data in BCC 2019
by Tom Vance 5 months ago
I'm having hard time finding a way to export Mocha tracking data from BCC 2019 in the OFX version. As I remember in earlier versions I could export either point tracking data or corner pin data into a
Re: Export Mocha tracking data in BCC 2019
by Ross Shain 4 months ago
Most Boris Continuum 2019 filters have Mocha masking embedded into the effect. A new feature in this version is called parameter tracking, so you do not have to import external track data, you can use
Tracking with Mocha AE CC
by Josh Hughes 5 months ago
Hey everyone, I've been struggling using the new in-built Mocha AE CC, even with all the tutorials available on the internet I can't seem to find one that explains properly how to get the tracking dat
Re: Tracking with Mocha AE CC
by Ross Shain 4 months ago
The workflow really has not changed except that instead of using the clipboard copy paste, you use the "create track button in the plug-in interface, than "Apply track data" to select the layer it app
motion tracking elements within 360 footage
by Tom Kemp 6 months ago
Hello there, I'm working with 360 footage for the first time, and for compositing reasons I need to use a motion tracker on moving figures within the footage. The camera itself is static. So far all t
Re: motion tracking elements within 360 footage
by Ross Shain 5 months ago
You might want to check out Mocha Pro 2019 which has an optimized workflow for mono & stereo 360 VR tracking: https: borisfx.com products mocha-pro #360%2fvr One of the great benefits is that you can
Tracking a Plane
by Dor Nahum 7 months ago
Hey, I've been trying to solve this problem for 2 days and can't figure out how to do it properly I've a scene where I need to track the warning sign of the cigarette box and I want to make it disappe
Re: Tracking a Plane
by Ross Shain 7 months ago
You can also use the "Align Surface" workflow in Mocha to set your tracked surface to be the full frame. This allows you to create your clean frame at the full frame resolution in context to the frame
Translate Track Data from a 1920px comp to a 3840px one
by Mauro Achille 1 year ago
Hi! I have track data from Mocha in a layer (corner pin, position, scale and rotation properties). The composition is a 1920 x 1080 resolution. I need to translate that same track data to a 3840x2160
Re: Translate Track Data from a 1920px comp to a 3840px one
by Ross Shain 11 months ago
Also note that Mocha projects will auto-scale to the size of the clip you give it. This is quite useful when working at 4k or 360 VR projects. For example, you could start a project at 1920, do the Mo
BCC 9 and Mocha 5
by Orlando Gondar 11 months ago
Hello folks, I am checking Mocha 5 and I see many things that are already on my BCC 9.1, does it worth to get Mocha 5 In another words, does BCC 9.1 already contains Mocha functions Thanks
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Re: BCC 9 and Mocha 5
by Ross Shain 11 months ago
If you want to learn more about the Mocha Pro "Remove Module", here are some resources: Videos: https: borisfx.com videos tags=feature:Remove%20Module&search= Mocha Pro User Guide: https: borisfx.com
Is there any easy way to get rid of a bra strap from this interview?
by Noam Osband 1 year ago
We shot an interview, and when watching it, realized there's about 3 minutes with a bra strap in it. Is there any easy way to get rid of this without going frame by frame and essentially airbrushing i
Re: Is there any easy way to get rid of a bra strap from this interview?
by Ross Shain 12 months ago
Mocha Pro has had lighting matching for object removes for years. It is a huge time saver once you invest in the time to learn it. Quick link to the user manual: https: borisfx.com support documentati
mocha for premiere
by payman naderi 2 years ago
hello guys, im training to install mocha plugin for my premiere pro cc 2017 (for sure the last version) and i found i can have mocha directly in premiere from a tutorial in youtube. i download the plu
Re: mocha for premiere
by Ross Shain 2 years ago
The standalone version can copy paste Premiere masks if both apps are open. However, there is no way to "configure" Mocha Pro standalone application to launch from Premiere. This is what the Mocha Pro
Mocha 5.5.2 offcially supports VEGAS Pro!
by Ross Shain 2 years ago
Happy to announce that the newest Mocha OFX plug-in (version 5.5.2) officially supports VEGAS Pro. Thanks to all the beta testers! Mocha Pro for VEGAS adds advanced tools to the VEGAS Pro timeline: Pl
Re: Mocha 5.5.2 offcially supports VEGAS Pro!
by Ross Shain 2 years ago
Hey James, It sounds like you are confusing the embedded Mocha tracking and masking that is found inside Boris Continuum with the full Mocha Pro plug-in. If you launch "Mocha" from the PixelChooser in
Any Updates on Vegas 15?
by Scott Francis 2 years ago
Still scheduled for Monday Any new info on new features Anyone know anything more other than what was released a while ago Thanks Xavier Xavier (Scott) Francis Mind 's Eye Audio Video Productions
Re: Any Updates on Vegas 15?
by Ross Shain 2 years ago
Sapphire Render Unit is now included as part of VP 15 Studio. Some very nice effects including Zap (Linting), Clouds, Night Sky, etc. More info on the filters is found here: https: borisfx.com product
Looking for Vega + Mocha beta testers
by Ross Shain 2 years ago
Boris FX + Imagineer Systems now has a beta version of the Mocha Pro and Mocha VR plug-ins working in Vegas Pro. We are looking for Vega Pro users to test and provide feedback. The Mocha Pro plug-in i
Re: Looking for Vega + Mocha beta testers
by Ross Shain 2 years ago
It should work on Vegas Pro 13 and 14. I do not think we will qualify versions older than that, but feel free to join the testers group. Ross Shain Imagineer Systems www.imagineersystems.com
is this an impossible track?
by Christian Vilderman 3 years ago
Hi I been trying to track this with Mocha but its just not happening. I need to fill the screen with content. There is reflections, motion blur and a lot of sudden movement. Is it even possible I mana
Re: is this an impossible track?
by Roei Tzoref 3 years ago
it's not the easiest track you are right about that, but I have had much worse so don't worry about it :) you should track your object and give the proper amount of information and not include the ref
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Free training event for C4D and mocha users.
by Ross Shain 3 years ago
RSVP for MochaBlend C4D event. https: events.creativecow.net event 4240 live-training-event-intro-to-mochablend-c4d Chris Barrett, creator of MochaBlend C4D and owner of Good Spirit Graphics, gives mo
Tracking 3D Text in Apple Motion Using Tracking Data From Mocha
by Thomas Tapp 4 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 Ross Shain 4 years ago
Are you tracking the entire clip or just a portion I would recommend contacting mocha support: http: www.imagineersystems.com support contact-support mocha's Apple Motion export has not changed in qui
3d tracker for fusion
by Eirik Nicolai Heim 4 years ago
I do lots of grading in Davinci Resolve and love nodes. I have done some work in after effects, and now I am starting to get familiar with fusion, since it has been dropped to OS X as well. It took so
Re: 3d tracker for fusion
by Ross Shain 4 years ago
mocha Pro supports Fusion for planar tracking, 3D camera solving and roto export. New mocha Pro 5 coming soon has improved support for Fusion. You can upgrade your Adobe bundled mocha AE to mocha Pro
Tracking a Subject by moving the whole fram
by Phil Kooistra 4 years ago
I am not sure if this is even possible so I am looking for help from the experts. What we want to do is shoot video in a High Res format (1080 or 4k) and a wide viewpoint of the stage. Then edit and e
Re: Tracking a Subject by moving the whole fram
by Ross Shain 4 years ago
You can do this in the Adobe AE bundled mocha AE or in mocha Pro, which is a stand alone application and has the ability to render stabilization on a focussed tracked area. Ross Shain Imagineer System
Real motion tracking with 3d text in vegas?
by JF Baez 4 years ago
Greetings forum, after years of finding the best answers here, I finally decided to create an account. I am an amateur film maker, and i focus on automotive related media, so.. I was checking around a
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Re: Real motion tracking with 3d text in vegas?
by Ross Shain 4 years ago
mocha Pro, mocha plus and mocha HitFilm all have a 3D camera solve module, but is more used for tracking a static object in a moving camera scene. That said, many mocha users do this kind of work by t
Adding Softness or Feathering after you key framed the power window
by lou Cannizzo 5 years ago
Hi everyone, Just discovered that if I animate my power window via keyframes, I am crap out of luck adding softness to it. that is, unless I want the feathering to go in & out on each keyframe. Is the
Re: Adding Softness or Feathering after you key framed the power window
by Ross Shain 4 years ago
If you have mocha Pro, you can eliminate the AE step and simply render out your mattes to Resolve. You can even render out multiple color channels as a trick to get 3 mattes in one render. Ross Shain
Internal tracking data exchange ?
by Sascha Haber 5 years ago
Hi, i just wanted to follow up on an old request and was wondering if there is any change by now that i am not aware of yet. Can we use the tracking data Resolve generates for other purposes than movi
Re: Internal tracking data exchange ?
by Ross Shain 5 years ago
It is a nice idea. We do have a "send to mocha" function for Adobe After Effects, Scratch and even a new Python script for Nuke. If you'd like to email me offline about ideas, that would be great. It
Tracking Text in Premiere Pro CC
by Matt Hensler 5 years ago
Long time lurker, first time poster. I'm relatively new to Premiere. While I've used it since 7 off and on, it was only for simple movies with sound, simple transitions, and titles. I'm working on pro
Re: Tracking Text in Premiere Pro CC
by Ross Shain 5 years ago
Keep in mind that AE's 3D camera tracker is great for static objects with moving camera, but not really the proper tool for an object that is moving within the scene such as tracking a moving car. You
Tracking on a very shaky image
by dan crouch 5 years ago
I am trying to track a news report on a giant outdoor screen, to give the appearance that it is a public news bulletin watched in a stadium. The giant screen footage however is very shaky. I am simply
Re: Tracking on a very shaky image
by Ross Shain 5 years ago
Folks, Note that there is a way to get mocha tracking data into Avid MC Symph. You can track a shot in mocha and then import the track data into Boris BCC corner pin effect. mocha can handle jittery,
Planar tracking import for Resolve 11
by Ross Shain 5 years ago
This quick tip video shows how to import mocha's planar tracking data into Resolve 11 using BCC plug-ins. https: vimeo.com 108389232 Hope you find it useful. -Ross Ross Shain Imagineer Systems www.ima
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Re: Planar tracking import for Resolve 11
by Ross Shain 5 years ago
Of course, this screen insert example is just "one" of the very many applications you could use mocha's planar tracking within Resolve. But note, using corner pin tracked data, you could replace a sky
mocha roto-masks to DaVinci Resolve
by Ross Shain 5 years ago
Hey folks, In the past Imagineer has had requests from Resolve users for mocha support. This video captured at IBC 2014 might be useful for training. Ben Heusner shows how he exports multi-layer Red G
Re: mocha roto-masks to DaVinci Resolve
by Margus Voll 5 years ago
I have been thinking about it super long time. Now the example makes usage more clear to me. For food and other precision stuff i will use my Mocha Pro more and more now. I really hope BM picks the id
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Sky Replacement in FCP or AE?
by dallas kruse 5 years ago
I shot a music video and the exteriors were on a crummy day. I have REAL CLOUDS that I'd like to replace the sky with. My question is, how would one go about doing this I know theres a lot of ways to
Re: Sky Replacement in FCP or AE?
by Ross Shain 5 years ago
Coremelt licenses and mocha tracking for (2) products: TrackX - powered by mocha (planar tracking plug-in for FCPX) SliceX - powered by mocha (masking plug-in for FCPX) more info: http: www.imagineers
bluring out multiple faces in one shot
by James Sehatt 5 years ago
Hi all I need to blur out more than one face in a single shot, i'm copying the clip, placing it above the initial shot and adding a color matt on the 3rd layer which allows me to blur out one face, bu
Re: bluring out multiple faces in one shot
by Ross Shain 5 years ago
Hey folks, To add to this thread: mocha version 4 products can now paste tracked masks directly into Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014. The difference between the Premiere mask tracker and mocha is that you
Effects
by Dan Davis 5 years ago
Hi all, I'm more and more being asked to work on PP, no worries there. I come very much from an Avid Online background. Just wondering if I'm missing things. Are there the equivalent to Avid tracking
Re: Effects
by Ross Shain 5 years ago
mocha v4 will export mocha roto masks directly to Premiere Pro with a copy paste. Coming soon! Currently, if you want to import tracking data from mocha into Premiere, currently Boris FX BCC will acce
Track-X released?
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
I just noticed a post on the FCPX FB group that this might be released, can't see it on their site though Steve Connor There's nothing we can't argue about on the FCPX COW Forum
Re: Track-X released?
by Ross Shain 5 years ago
In case you missed it, Imagineer Systems and Coremelt announced this joint product announcement today: http: news.creativecow.net story 874114 TrackX powered by mocha Track screens and text in FCPX wi
mocha Live Training Webinar - 4PM EST TODAY!
by Roland R. Kahlenberg 6 years ago
There have been lots of questions on using mochaAE and mochaPro. Here's a great opportunity to learn mocha. Registration details can be found here - http: www.imagineersystems.com company events webin
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FCPX - Slicex or all out Mocha Pro 3.x
by Max Gibson 6 years ago
Hi, I will be doing a few projects that require all kinds of masking, Roto and tracking in FCPX. Is the SliceX good enough or should I go to the eXtra ( sorry couldn't resist ) mile and invest on full
Re: FCPX - Slicex or all out Mocha Pro 3.x
by Ross Shain 6 years ago
Glad to help! For people that feel mocha Pro is not in their price range, I encourage you to join the Imaginer Systems mailing list. Black Friday Cyber Monday is coming soon! ;) http: tinyurl.com moch
Webinar Next Weds 16th October: SliceX powered by Mocha
by Roger Bolton 6 years ago
A free online training session covering Slice X powered by mocha. Hosted by Ross Shain of Imagineer Systems and featuring VFX artist Roger Bolton of CoreMelt.com. Slice X is the only advanced masking
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shooting computer monitors - live images or add in post?
by Ryan Marzolph 6 years ago
so i know this is a common issue so i wanted to get a consensus from some more experienced members who have dealt with this before on shooting in a room with monitors or computer screens in it. in a n
Re: shooting computer monitors - live images or add in post?
by Ross Shain 6 years ago
Hi Ryan, Just came across your post. I would highly recommend mocha which is a planar tracking software bundled free with After Effects OR available as a stand alone called mocha Pro. For tracking in
Slice X with added Mocha released!
by Steve Connor 6 years ago
In other, non-Adobe CC news. http: www.coremelt.com products slicex-powered-by-mocha.html This is going to be very useful! Steve Connor There's nothing we can't argue about on the FCPX COW Forum
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Re: Slice X with added Mocha released!
by Ross Shain 6 years ago
SliceX does not export the track data. If you are looking to get planar tracking data to Motion, than you could use mocha AE v3 which supports After Effects CS3-CS4, Final Cut v7 and Motion. mocha AE
Match move alternativ
by Jonas Bengtsson 7 years ago
Match move i motion 5, works pretty ok fore our purposes, except one thing. You can't run the application in the background. As sone you switch to another application the match move analyzis stops. Is
Re: Match move alternativ
by Ross Shain 7 years ago
Quick note on this... mocha AE v3 does support Apple Motion is relatively and is a very powerful application at an affordable price. You can learn more here: http: www.imagineersystems.com products mo
How to overlay video on a moving target?
by Soreyrith Um 7 years ago
I'd like to overlay a video on top of another video of a cell phone, so that it looks like the video is actually playing on the cell phone. The problem is that the person holding the cell phone is mov
Re: How to overlay video on a moving target?
by Ross Shain 7 years ago
This is the kind of work that mocha excels at. If you own After Effects, than you already have mocha AE. It ships with AE CS4-CS6. You can find lots of tutorials here and they are tagged by subject (F
From MC to? Smoke or DS?
by Patrice Freymond 7 years ago
We're looking at switching our FCP7 Motion Mocha workflow for post to Media Composer plus either DS or Smoke for finishing. Anyone with experience in MC Smoke or MC DS combo care to comment We're look
Re: From MC to? Smoke or DS?
by Ross Shain 7 years ago
Just a quick note: To support Avid DS or Autodesk Smoke, you will need mocha Pro. To get any mocha track data into Media Composer, you need Boris FX (included) to work as a gasket to get the data in.
Mocha track into fcp not working
by David Schuurman 8 years ago
Hi folks, nice to be here. long time reader! I have just started using Mocha for FCP and I have been tracking splines really well and inserting the mocha logo in to check how it looks and it all looks
Re: Any advice on getting rid of a lens smudge using Mocha 2.5.2??
by Ross Shain 7 years ago
You might want to check out mocha Pro, which has a Remove Module that can assist in removing unwanted objects. It analyzes shots and can use the before after frames to replace the object. A few videos
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