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Rotoscoping & Masking (58 Tutorials)

mocha: Take Combination with mocha Pro and mocha AE

mocha: Take Combination with mocha Pro and mocha AE

April 20, 2016

In this advanced mocha tutorial, Mary Poplin shows how to create a seamless take combination from two hand held shots. Covers mocha planar tracking, stabilization, insert module and workflow.

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MochaBlend – Working with Roto

MochaBlend – Working with Roto

March 1, 2016

This great tutorial from Christopher Barrett will show you the ins and outs of working with Roto in MochaBlend!

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Getting Started with Adobe After Effects

Getting Started with Adobe After Effects

January 26, 2016

Envato Market is offering a free 10 part tutorial on Adobe After Effects for beginners.  Watch the introduction video here and follow the links to the full course.  This is a great course for the user who is just starting to learn After Effects.  This course comes complete with downloadable project files and an AE Cheat Sheet.

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Imagineer Systems mocha Remove Module

Imagineer Systems mocha Remove Module

November 30, 2015

If you are looking to remove some pesky objects from your videos and just aren’t sure on how to do it, then these tutorials from Imagineer Systems should teach you a thing or two!

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Break Objects with AFX

Break Objects with AFX

November 30, 2015

“In this tutorial we are going to use Newton in combination with Illustrator to break down/destroy objects within After Effects. You are going to learn how to use Newton 2, Time-Remapping, Masks and the Knife tool within Illustrator and much more.” – ArmaganVideos

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Webinar Replay: Advanced Tips & Techniques with mocha & AE

Webinar Replay: Advanced Tips & Techniques with mocha & AE

November 12, 2015

Join Ben Brownlee of Curious Turtle as he gives some great advice on using Imagineer mocha with After Effects. Ben really knows his mocha.

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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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The Ring – Samara Death Stare After Effects

The Ring – Samara Death Stare After Effects

October 13, 2015

Learn how to create the Death Stare effect from the horror classic The Ring!

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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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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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Petri Dish Planets (After Effects Post Production)

Petri Dish Planets (After Effects Post Production)

May 11, 2015

Watch Shanks FX “Petri Dish Planets” and then check out the tutorial on how he put the finishing touches on them in Adobe After Effects.

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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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Re-creating the Lost Smoke Monster

Re-creating the Lost Smoke Monster

December 19, 2014

In this Episode of Red Giant TV, Filmmaker/Motion Graphics artist Seth Worley will show you how to re-create the look of the Lost Smoke monster. Covered: Compositing, Masking, 3D tracking, Color Correction and some really cool Trapcode Particular techniques.

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Tiffen Dfx v4 – Creating Masks and EZ Mask

Tiffen Dfx v4 – Creating Masks and EZ Mask

November 17, 2014

Learn to use masks and EZ Masks in Tiffen Dfx standalone make your subject pop.

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