Autodesk MatchMover is the perfect camera-tracking companion for Maya, and it now comes bundled with Maya and later. Staff author. Preparing Video for Maya and Matchmover. 1. Continue on to Setting up an Animated Billboard in Maya or to Tracking Motion in Autodesk Matchmover. Hi, quick question how do I use matchmover for Hitfilm pro That tutorial does help, but my problem was loading image sequences into.

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This will create a window with a label, Track In the long run, mocha is the more flexible tool. Besides the notes on file names and folders is generic for most software. If you’re exporting an automatic tutorjal, but you haven’t already deleted any red 2D tracks, untick this option.

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Sign In or Register to comment. Almost every TV programme or movie today has some form of CG element placed into real-world footage, so having a good working knowledge of a matchmoving software package can only be beneficial for your work and your CV.

Any red tracks should be deleted. I always like to manually track a scene for much more accurate results, but MatchMover comes with some pretty decent automatic settings, which, if you’re lucky, will give you a matchmove good enough not to need changes or tweaks.


This article originally appeared in 3D World issue If you prefer Matchmove, eventually you’ll run into footage it can’t handle, at which point you’ll be glad to have mocha.

Andersen there’s no “right” answer to that question. However, if there are little segments of yellow, aytodesk can usually be left in without affecting the overall matchmove too much, as long as the track. I’m using Hitfilm and when I use mocha hitfilm, I export the tracking data or the shape mwtchmover then it has the point or the shape data as a blue plane Some scenes are autodeskk with markers to provide a selection of places throughout the scene to add manual tracks.

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Mocha, as a planar tracker, assumes everything its tracking is a rectangle. Third, the filenames must be consistent. Fourth, if you already shot the video, Hitfilm can export image sequences.

Then release the mouse button to create the track point. Here’s a quick run down on MatchMover http: Second, an image sequence should be a single shot converted to stills. I guess i should lookup how to load image sequences into Mm. Through this view you should see the blue cones stick to parts of your environment and follow the movement of the camera. Wow That was fast! Finally, you want the option of Animate to affect your camera and not your scene. First, an image sequence goes into its own folder with nothing else.


Here’s a quick run down on MatchMover. You can correct yellow and red segments of a sliding track by manually adjusting the point positions where the track has drifted significantly, then re-running the tracking process.

The longest part of the process is the solving for camera option, because this takes all the information from everything in the scene and creates a virtual camera that should mimic the movements of the real-life camera on the set.

We use cookies to personalise your content, analyse our traffic and improve your browsing tutorjal. If you’re exporting a manual track, you’ll notice that you only have hard tracks to export, but options for hard and soft tracks can also remain maatchmover. Red indicates bad tracking. Click Save and import into Maya to see your results, ready to add your CG elements.

Navigating in MatchMover’s 3D mode is not as easy or as fluid as other 3D software packages. You don’t need TIF. Or, for stop motion, starts as stills. After maatchmover point-tracking process is complete, its trajectory line will appear in your scene.

Name your file and select the format you require.