News: Boris FX and Imagineer Systems Showcase mocha Pro 5 and more at SIGGRAPH 2016

News: Boris FX and Imagineer Systems Showcase mocha Pro 5 and more at SIGGRAPH 2016

SIGGRAPH 2016 will see the newest version of mocha Pro and a preview of Boris & Imagineer’s 360° Virtual Reality post-production tools.

Excerpt from Boris' Press Release:

Leading visual effects software developers, Boris FX / Imagineer Systems, will be showcasing the newest version of Academy award-winning planar tracking software, mocha Pro 5, at SIGGRAPH (booth 426) on July 26-28, 2016 in Anaheim, California. The recently released mocha Pro 5 is a major new update adding GPU-accelerated planar tracking for speed increases and the ability to run as a plug-in within host applications such as Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, After Effects® CC, Avid Media Composer and now NUKE from The Foundry. Additionally, the Boris / Imagineer team will showcase a new co-developed technology preview of 360° enabled virtual reality tools created to assist the emerging cinematic VR filmmaking market…

….Attendees visiting Boris FX / Imagineer Systems at SIGGRAPH will have the opportunity to preview the following new products and technology demos:

mocha Pro 5

mocha Pro is the popular motion tracking and visual effects tool used on thousands of feature films and television shows, including Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Mad Max: Fury Road, Game of Thrones, and many more.  The new mocha Pro 5 release adds major updates including: GPU-accelerated planar tracking for speed increases, the ability to launch as a plug-in directly from host timelines including Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects CC and Premiere Pro CC, and NUKE (coming soon); new Python scripting support, improved online licensing mechanism; new export formats and more.

360/ VR Tools

A special technology preview will feature mocha VR, upcoming new features designed for cinematic VR filmmakers to process, track and fix problematic 360 footage. mocha VR will complement Adobe & Nuke workflows for 360 tasks such as removing camera rigs, nadir patching, stabilizing camera jitters and much more.

Read full press release here plus see the special guest line up.


Posted by Kim Sternisha