Tutorial: Masking & Roto with Mocha Pro

Imagineer Systems created this wonderful tutorial for working with shapes in Mocha. Mocha's powerful planar tracking engine is driven by shapes. In this excellent training video, Dan Harvey goes in-depth into Mocha's shape tools for editing roto-masks, tracking obscured objects, layer order and more.

Mocha Shapes: Masking & Roto with Mocha Pro from Imagineer Systems

Mastering Mocha shapes will save time on vfx & finishing tasks. Video relevant for Adobe, Avid & OFX workflows. Mocha projects can also be saved and shared across host platforms. Dan has created a library of common shapes that can be downloaded here: To use in Mocha Pro 5, go to file>merge project. Download the complimentary presets.

Advanced Roto Tools

Mocha Pro drastically reduces time spent on manual masking & key-framing projects. X-spline and Bezier tools are designed to quickly create and edit detailed roto shapes. When linked to mocha’s planar tracking, roto shapes inherit motion and perspective, dramatically reducing manual keyframe work. Advanced tools for shape editing include per-point edge feathering, join layers tool, transform tool, group layers and more make mocha Pro the ideal system for rotoscoping.

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