We speak to Imagineer Systems CEO John-Paul Smith about the development of tracking software mocha. John-Paul and his colleagues will be awarded a Scientific and Engineering Award (Academy Plaque) at the upcoming Sci-Tech Awards.
And over at fxphd, you can find information about our Mocha courses here.
Full award details:
To Dr. Philip McLauchlan, Allan Jaenicke, John–Paul Smith and Ross Shain for the creation of the Mocha planar tracking and rotoscoping software at Imagineer Systems Ltd. Mocha provides robust planar–tracking even when there are no clearly defined points in the image. Its effectiveness, ease of use, and ability to exchange rotoscoping data with other image processing tools have resulted in widespread adoption of the software in the visual effects industry.