he industry’s leading roto and paint tool is now packed with major features for compositing. Silhouette 2022 delivers 400+ nodes including premier plugins Sapphire, Mocha Pro, and Particle Illusion wrapped in one integrated node-based package. Silhouette has been integral to Hollywood’s biggest titles for over fifteen years and recently made its mark on Dune, Spiderman: No Way Home, Free Guy, and The Mandalorian. Designed by visual effects artists, Silhouette has been recognized with prestigious Academy and Emmy technical awards and is a member of the Netflix Production Technology Alliance.
WHAT’S NEW FOR SILHOUETTE 2022
Packed with Effects Tools
Top Boris FX tools are now included in Silhouette.
Award-winning plugins with 270+ effect nodes and thousands of presets. Featuring the best lighting effects, lens flares, and creative image processing filters for VFX.
Now included! Featuring PowerMesh, Remove and Stabilize. New data ports and node actions connect the Mocha node to native nodes.
Create realistic particle simulations with 3D emitters, fluid dynamics, and a massive preset library. Add useful environmental elements such as snow, smoke, and fire — all within Silhouette.
Select Continuum nodes with fast GPU processing. Including Magic Sharp, Beauty Studio, Light Leaks, Video Glitch, Film Glow, and new blur filters.
New Nodes for Invisible VFX
New nodes add control and flexibility on advanced clean up shots.
Apply the InPaint node to remove unwanted pixels using auto-generated textures from surrounding image data. Effective for removal of unwanted objects such as markers, blemishes, or wire removal when using open splines! Learn more about InPaint
Using new data ports, connect the Mocha Pro node to this node for efficient “reverse warp stabilized” painting or rotoscoping. Useful for beauty work and painting on skin and fabric surfaces.
Tracking & Roto Improvements
New Surface tool and DOD update with cropped tracking for precision and speed.
Data Port update enables the Mocha Pro node to pass tracking and spline data within Silhouette’s node graph to paint and roto for improved workflows. Point Control Parameter Tracking. Drive lens flares, particles and more by channeling data into any node via tracking data ports and new transform property pop-up menu.
Create Mocha generated nodes without launching the UI. Save time with Copy Data, Create Roto Node, Create Tracker Node actions. Watch Video.
More tracking exports
Silhouette adds more tracking and roto export formats with the Mocha Pro node with more support for Nuke, Fusion, Flame, FBX, and Alembic.
Architecture and Speed
Silhouette 2022 includes under the hood enhancements that improve general workflows for professional post-production and VFX studios. Apple M1 support delivers speed boosts on newest Mac hardware. Improved OCIO v2 color management features GPU rendering and improved ACES support on color managed projects.