by Idustrial Revolution XEffects Count Split is a title effect perfect for displaying images or video with a countdown. It’s ideal for a series of products or cardinal listicles. Just add this title above media in a Final Cut Pro X project and the plugin will do the rest. Watch the new plugin in action below and make […]Read more "XEffects Count Split: A New Free Plugin for FCPX"
by Mark Galer The Tilt Shift effect is a popular technique that originated from the use of ‘Tilt Shift’ lenses and creates an interesting ‘toy-town’ look. Architectural photographers use these specialized lenses to correct the converging verticals of the buildings they are photographing, but they can also be used creatively to shift the plane of […]Read more "FREE Photoshop Action: Toy Town Miniature Effect (Tilt-Shift)"
by Larry Jordan Tilt-shift blurs create the illusion of depth of field, along with other interesting visual effects, by emulating in software a special kind of camera lens called a “tilt/shift lens.” What’s interesting to me is that we can emulate the effect of these lenses in Final Cut. When applied to high-wide shots, this creates […]Read more "Tutorial: Create a Tilt-Shift Blur in FCPX without Plug-Ins"
by Bryan Francisco Plugins for all kinds of transitions are incredibly popular these days. Probably too popular. Like, mean girls in high-school too popular. But transitioning from one scene to the next, especially in short commercials, can help with your story telling by connecting scenes. It doesn’t hurt that it will raise your clients eyebrows […]Read more "HOW TO SHOOT And EDIT The Drop Down TRANSITION Effect"
by @karenxcheng What a time to be a filmmaker. Shots that used to take tons of expensive equipment and rigging can now be done much more easily, thanks to some developments over the last year – cameras getting much better built-in stabilization and 360 cameras allowing you to reframe shots in post. This is a […]Read more "Behind the Scenes with @karenxcheng"
by Andrew Kramer, Video CoPilot Andrew at Video CoPilot made a mess so you don’t have to! Just download the FREE stock footage collection and use in your own projects. Download Slime Stock FX PACKFORMAT: 25 High Quality 2K+ Prores: USE After Effects or Premiere to preview!Note: Most video players on PC do not support pro […]Read more "FREE VCP Slime PACK: 3GB of Stock FX!"
by Redifer Game Sack Retro Video – Free Effect for Final Cut Pro I’ve spent a bit of time relearning Motion to update my Scanlines effect. The scanlines are still here but I have added many, MANY more features to make your video look as horrible as it deserves to! Filters like Apple’s BadTV aren’t […]Read more "Free Retro Video effect: CRT, Scanlines, VHS noise ++"