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Boris FX (140 Tutorials)

Head replacement with mocha and Adobe After Effects

Head replacement with mocha and Adobe After Effects

October 21, 2014

Learn how to design, shoot and composite a head replacement shot. Think “Headless Horseman.”  This is a fast paced tutorial design for advances users of mocha and After Effects.

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Animated Cartoon Roto Shapes with mocha and After Effects

Animated Cartoon Roto Shapes with mocha and After Effects

September 14, 2014

Mary Poplin, the Imagineer Product Specialist, shows how to make a cool animated cartoon look with Roto Shapes in mocha and After Effects. The tutorial uses a free script and the download link is below the video.

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Boris Continuum Complete Flutter Cut Transition

Boris Continuum Complete Flutter Cut Transition

August 26, 2014

Paul Ezzy with Boris TV, created this tutorial of the new BCC 9 transition Flutter Cut in Adobe Premiere Pro.  Learn how to control the start and end frames, incoming and outgoing frames, add a color, have your footage flutter with another video layer, and add an effect type like invert or monochrome.

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In Depth: Skin Retouching Part 2: The Plug-ins

In Depth: Skin Retouching Part 2: The Plug-ins

August 18, 2014

Need to touch up your actor’s complexion quickly and easily? There are a lot of plug-ins on the market that can help you with this task. I’ll cover the big players and a few new to the market: Digital Anarchy Beauty Box, GenArts Sapphire S_Beauty, FXHOME HitFilm, the recently released Imagenomic Portraiture for video, the brand-spanking new Dashwood Smooth Skin. Red Giant Cosmo and Colorista II are also on the agenda.

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In Depth: Skin Retouching and Digital Makeup, Part 1

In Depth: Skin Retouching and Digital Makeup, Part 1

July 25, 2014

Do you need to make some small fixes to the skin of your actor, like fixing a blemish or blotchiness? Here’s part 1 of a 2 part series on Skin Retouching and Digital Makeup to get you started!

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MochaImport+ for NUKE in depth tutorial

MochaImport+ for NUKE in depth tutorial

May 27, 2014

Mathias Möhl of Mamoworld has a tutorial to get you up to speed fast in MochaImport+ for Nuke.

Table of contents:

  • Corner Pin+ w. Lens Dist. (at 0:30)
  • Stabilized View+ (at 7:15)
  • Tracker+ (at 25:40)
  • Roto+ & RotoPaint+ (at 27:59)
  • GridWarp+ (at 31:36)
  • Transform+ (at 35:02)
  • Full camera rig+ (at 40:54)
  • Camera and Geo+ (at 43:56)

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Comic Book Graphics in Sony Vegas Pro

February 11, 2014

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s John Rofranom, a VASST trainer, explaining how to make a comic book 3D logo straight out of Marvel, with Boris Continuum Complete Extruded EPS in Sony Vegas Pro. He uses BCC Particle Array 3D to blow the logo onto the screen like a tornado of particles, then shows how to create and save custom transitions.

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In Depth: Plug-ins Adobe After Effects CC and Premiere Pro CC

In Depth: Plug-ins Adobe After Effects CC and Premiere Pro CC

February 4, 2014

Here’s an ongoing list of plug-in compatibility and other information that you need to know about plug-ins in the new CC video apps.

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In Depth: Keying: Pre-Processing Greenscreen Footage for Keying

In Depth: Keying: Pre-Processing Greenscreen Footage for Keying

February 4, 2014

If your greenscreen footage didn’t turn out as perfectly as you had hoped, here are some things that you can do to fix problems and not create new ones.

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Track and Replace a Mobile Phone Screen in mocha!

Track and Replace a Mobile Phone Screen in mocha!

February 4, 2014

Imagineer has a new tutorial up that covers tracking an iPhone screen. Mary Poplin gives detailed instructions on the process both in video form and in words, so you can go at your own pace.

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mocha Pro Tutorial: 3D Camera Solver and Nuke Pt. 2

mocha Pro Tutorial: 3D Camera Solver and Nuke Pt. 2

July 8, 2013

Imagineer Product Manager, Martin Brennand created this 2 part series demonstrating how mocha Pro's 3D Camera Solve can be used to for 3D tracking to compliment the Nuke workflow.

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mocha Pro Tutorial: 3D Camera Solver and Nuke Pt. 1

mocha Pro Tutorial: 3D Camera Solver and Nuke Pt. 1

July 8, 2013

Imagineer Product Manager, Martin Brennand created this 2 part series demonstrating how mocha Pro's 3D Camera Solve can be used to for 3D tracking to compliment the Nuke workflow.

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Everyday VFX in Avid Media Composer with Boris Continuum Complete

Everyday VFX in Avid Media Composer with Boris Continuum Complete

May 7, 2013

Steve Holyhead’s engaging presentation shed light on three everyday VFX problems, Pan & Zoom, Beauty Pass, and Transitions, which he solves using an array of filters from the BCC 8 AVX package.

Highlights included: a Ken Burns style pan & zoom with no key framing needed (!); a 1-2-3 step approach (BCC Smooth Tone, BCC Film Glow & BCC Film Grain) to giving your talent that Hollywood glow; and the power of BCC transitions – quick, easy, and versatile.

Plus, get a sneak peak of the soon-to-be released BCC v8.2 AVX with up to 100% improvement in render time, the additions of lots more “green dot” effects, and enhanced real-time performance.

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How to use 3rd Party Transition Plug-ins in Adobe Premiere Pro

How to use 3rd Party Transition Plug-ins in Adobe Premiere Pro

February 12, 2013

Have you ever wondered why your third party transition plug-ins for Premiere Pro don’t show up under Video Transitions, like the native Transitions effects do? I have a work around for you, using an Adjustment Layer.

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In Depth: Motion Stabilization Options, Part 1 of 2

January 24, 2013

Sometimes using a tripod is not an option and you’re forced to shoot hand-held. Maybe you’re shooting in an amusement park, botanical gardens, or a concert and tripods are not allowed in. Unless you have the ability to stand perfectly still, you will likely need to stabilize the footage in postproduction. Motion stabilization is used to smooth footage and remove camera shake.

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