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Boris FX (140 Tutorials)

In Depth: Skin Retouching Part 4: DaVinci Resolve

In Depth: Skin Retouching Part 4: DaVinci Resolve

November 12, 2015

Making skin tones appear natural, yet attractive, in color graded footage can be intimidating to the inexperienced. Here are some tutorials and articles focused on working with skin tones with Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve, including smoothing and cosmetic color grading.

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Mucho mocha!

Mucho mocha!

November 10, 2015

We’ve compiled several Imagineer Systems mocha Pro tutorials in one blog to help make it easier for you to learn mocha, including roto painting, adjusting a track, how/when to manual track and more.

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Create Monster Visual Effects in After Effects with the Monster Toolkit and Mocha AE

Create Monster Visual Effects in After Effects with the Monster Toolkit and Mocha AE

October 27, 2015

Rampant Design CEO and Lead Creative Sean Mullen Shows Us How to Create Monster Effects Using Adobe After Effects and Imagineer Systems Mocha AE.

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Use Mocha to Assist With After Effects Face Tracker

Use Mocha to Assist With After Effects Face Tracker

September 29, 2015

How you can use mocha and mocha pro to help with the new face tracker tracking in After Effects 2015.

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Removing a microphone with mocha Pro and Adobe Photoshop

Removing a microphone with mocha Pro and Adobe Photoshop

September 24, 2015

Mary Poplin explains the basics of removing an unwanted object, using only one clean plate and letting mocha Pro’s planar tracking and remove tool to the heavy lifting.

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Face Tracker and mocha AE

Face Tracker and mocha AE

September 17, 2015

In this overview, Product Manager Martin Brennand takes you through how the bundled mocha AE complements the Adobe After Effects CC 2015 Face Tracker.

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BCC: Up Rez in FCP X & Motion 5

BCC: Up Rez in FCP X & Motion 5

August 10, 2015

Learn how to UpRez SD footage to HD using BCC UpRez from Image Restoration, in FCPX and Motion 5.

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BCC Magic Sharp in Resolve 11

BCC Magic Sharp in Resolve 11

August 10, 2015

Learn how to manipulate the different parameters, including channel sharpening, detail tuning, and channel tuning, to make your footage pop.

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Save the Shot with Boris Continuum Complete and Sony Vegas Pro

Save the Shot with Boris Continuum Complete and Sony Vegas Pro

August 10, 2015

John Rofrano shows you how to save otherwise-unusable shots using two image restoration tools from Boris Continuum Complete: BCC Smooth Tone and BCC Noise Reduction. BCC Smooth Tone smooths or softens an image while preserving the important detail contrast areas while BCC Noise Reduction eliminates unwanted video noise from image clips.

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Make Bad Pixels Disappear

Make Bad Pixels Disappear

August 10, 2015

Dead pixels can spell big trouble that can potentially ruin a show, but not if you have Boris Continuum Complete’s Pixel Fixer in your toolbox…part of the Boris Continuum Unit: Image Restoration

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Repair Video with BCC Flicker Fixer

Repair Video with BCC Flicker Fixer

August 10, 2015

Repair video affected by uneven shutter exposure or a flickering light source with Boris Continuum Complete v8 AE’s Flicker Fixer filter, part of Boris Continuum Unit: Image Restoration.

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Advanced Finishing in Resolve 11

Advanced Finishing in Resolve 11

June 25, 2015

Take your Resolve grading work to the next level of finishing and vfx with BCC and mocha.  Resolve Trainier and colorist Alex Van Hurkman shows us how to use Boris Continuum Complete (BCC) and mocha Pro together inside Resolve to create visual effects and some finishing.  He even explains it in term us NLE editors can understand.

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In Depth: Spill Suppression on Keyed Footage

In Depth: Spill Suppression on Keyed Footage

February 9, 2015

Spill is the colored light reflected from your background and onto your actor. Spill can show up on light colored clothing or hair, on shiny or reflective elements, around the edge of footage, and it can be a big problem! It can be very easy to fix, or difficult on finely detailed, extremely reflective or semi-transparent areas. Here are some methods of fixing spill.

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Tracking Masks: comparing Adobe’s Mask Tracker and mocha AE CC

Tracking Masks: comparing Adobe’s Mask Tracker and mocha AE CC

January 29, 2015

Adobe Creative Cloud has a tool called “Mask Tracker” the is found in both Premiere Pro CC 2014 and After Effects CC 2014, that can be used to easily create masks.  After effects also has “mocha AE CC”, a dedicated planar tracker that is similar to Mask Tracker, but also allows keyframe control, and has advanced features for dealing with some of the more difficult masking or tracking situations.

Mary Poplin, from Imagineer Systems, shows you the similarities and differences between the “Mask Tracker” and the bundled “mocha AE CC.”  Knowing which tool to use in which situation can help you save time and be more creative.

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Burning Question: What is Datamoshing?

Burning Question: What is Datamoshing?

November 17, 2014

In the mid to late 2000’s, datamoshing, or glitch art, was commonly seen in music videos, in VJ sets or even on public access channels. Here’s an overview of the effect, some examples of what it looks like, a few tutorials and some tools to help you get started datamoshing.

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