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REVIEW: Red Giant VFX Suite

REVIEW: Red Giant VFX Suite

Red Giant Software has been developing After Effects plugins for over 15 years, and today they’ve launched their newest product.  The brand new Red Giant VFX Suite is comprised…

After Effects News 2018 October #2

After Effects News 2018 October #2

This time in the world of After Effects, version 16 has been released, with tracking and expressions and features tentatively discussed. And there’s been talk of transitions, volumetric…

CoreMelt PaintX – a tracked painting must have tool for Final Cut Pro X

CoreMelt PaintX – a tracked painting must have tool for Final Cut Pro X

The big brains at CoreMelt recently released PaintX, another visual effects tool for Final Cut Pro X that uses the mocha tracking engine to make tedious tasks easier. I don…

Let’s Edit with MC – Keying Part 4 – Mocha Masking Basics

Let’s Edit with MC – Keying Part 4 – Mocha Masking Basics

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about utilizing the worlds most powerful tracking software, Mocha BCC, to create Inside/Outside masks, so you can isolate the areas of your…

Adobe’s New Dimension for Video FX

Adobe’s New Dimension for Video FX

Adobe’s new machine learning driven rendering system isn’t just for knocking out product shots. Watch to discover how you can employ Dimension to create convincing visual effects using…

An Overview and Review of Fusion 9

An Overview and Review of Fusion 9

We take a look at the massive improvements made in Fusion 9. With new camera tracking, planar tracking, updated keying, shot review, collaboration, and VR tools, Fusion 9 is taking…

Generic Screen Replacements in Motion and Final Cut Pro X

Generic Screen Replacements in Motion and Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can use Motion’s tracking and publishing features to create a tracked template for Final…

Mocha for Media Composer Editors

Mocha for Media Composer Editors

Get a brief overview of what Mocha is, how and why you should use it, as well as some operational basics from the perspective of an Avid editor! Why use…

MOVIOLA FREE WEBINAR – MOCHA FOR MEDIA COMPOSER EDITORS – MARCH 21, 2017

MOVIOLA FREE WEBINAR – MOCHA FOR MEDIA COMPOSER EDITORS – MARCH 21, 2017

Media Composer editors  and their workstations have always been an island in the world of post production.  Say what you will, but there’s a reason that many post houses…

Quick Look: EasyTracker for FCPX

Quick Look: EasyTracker for FCPX

I get these emails from “Sara at CrumplePop”, spruiking all sorts of clever plugins for FCPX. Normally I resist the shiny-shiny, protecting my wallet from harm and…

Screen replacement in Final Cut Pro X with TrackX

Screen replacement in Final Cut Pro X with TrackX

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how he used CoreMelt’s TrackX plugin for Final Cut Pro X to track a video clip…

Motion Tracking, After Effects, and CINEMA 4D Lite

Motion Tracking, After Effects, and CINEMA 4D Lite

After Effects features a 3D Camera Tracker that examines already-shot footage and attempts to reverse-engineer where the camera was during the shot, creating a 3D camera to match…

3D Text Fly-Through in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how to do a 3D text tracking & fly-through in Final Cut Pro X. Tracking an object…

Ready Rig: A Hands-On Demo at NAB 2015

Ready Rig: A Hands-On Demo at NAB 2015

Do your arms become worn out from shooting with the DJI Ronin too long? Do you want the ability to shoot on a Movi or Ronin all day without wreaking…