How To Do Motion Tracking with Mocha AE | Beginner-Friendly After Effects Tutorial | ActionVFX

How To Do Motion Tracking with Mocha AE | Beginner-Friendly After Effects Tutorial

How To Do Motion Tracking with Mocha AE | Beginner-Friendly After Effects Tutorial

In this introductory tutorial, we will show you how to do motion tracking using the Mocha AE plugin in Adobe After Effects.

Motion tracking is a very useful tool to have in your post-production toolbelt. But, if done incorrectly, can leave you in a Doctor Strange-like time loop of keyframing and shaky null objects that are honestly useless.

Your friends at ActionVFX want to help! In this introductory tutorial, we will show you how to do motion tracking using Mocha AE, the free plugin from our friends at BorisFX in Adobe After Effects.


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This After Effects tutorial will cover:

  • What is planar tracking?

  • How to use Mocha AE for planar tracking and masking.

  • How to use Track Linking and Insert Clip to improve your tracking and masking.

  • How to export the tracking and masking data to be used in After Effects.

  • How to deal with an occluding object.

 

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