Getting Started with mocha for After Effects

In this series of lessons we will learn how to use the mocha for After Effects application to track objects and use that tracking data inside After Effects. Software required: mocha and After Effects (Project Files created in mocha v2 and After Effects CS4).
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 18, 2009
Duration
1h 4m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 18, 2009
Duration
1h 4m
Description

In this series of lessons we will learn how to use the mocha for After Effects application to track objects and use that tracking data inside After Effects. mocha for After Effects is bundled with After Effects versions CS4 and later, so you might already have access to this powerful planer tracker. We'll begin this project by creating a new project and learning the basics of the mocha planar tracker. We'll then learn how to bring that tracking data into After Effects to do a sign replacement. We'll then learn how to change the output of mocha for an easier integration into After Effects. Once that is done, we'll learn about tracking with multiple layers in mocha and how to stabilize footage. We'll finish by working through a few difficult to track clips and learn the variety of tools we have to tweak and edit tracks in mocha. Software required: mocha and After Effects (Project Files created in mocha v2 and After Effects CS4).

About the author
About the author

Chris is a VFX author at Pluralsight. Along with creating and recording training, he also manages the support team and works closely with the production development team. He began his career working freelance and quickly realized that he wanted to find a company where he could use his talents to help people succeed in the CG industry.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
[Autogenerated] Hello, I'm Chris Digital suitors in Adobe Authorized Partner. Through this series of lessons, will learn to use the mocha for after effects application to track objects and use that tracking data inside aftereffects. Mocha for aftereffects is bundled with after effects versions, CS four and later. So you might already have access to this powerful point or tracker. We'll begin this project by creating a new project and learn the basics of the mocha. Plainer tracker will then learn how to bring that tracking data into aftereffects and do a sign. Replacement will then learn how to change the output of mocha for an easier integration in after effects. Once that's done, we'll learn about tracking with multiple layers and mocha and how to stabilize. Footage will finish by working through a few difficult to track Clipse and learn the variety of tools we have to tweak and edit tracks in Mocha. The series of lessons will illustrate how to use Mocha with after effects too quickly and easily solve tracking problems that would be impossible with aftereffects built in Point tracker. So with that, let's go ahead and get started