Friday, 6 April 2018

FCPX visual FX 50 demoed in 1 9min video

Kudos to the Vimeo user who created this, a great way of wrapping your head around the built-in FX with FCPX (tho they do change over time AND you can (a) tweak them substantially and (b) create your own in Motion and even (c) buy [some are free] FCPX plug-ins for yet more!)


All Final Cut Pro X Effects in under 9 minutes from Yordi CapĆ³ on Vimeo.
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Friday, 5 January 2018

GREENSCREEN layers in moving shots using MOTION

Motion is companion software for FCPX, and enables you to customise/build titles and other elements which you can then access as menu options in FCPX.

An especially useful tool is the ability to get the software to analyse movement of objects within a frame and to make greenscreened/keyed layers match that movement - for example, a phone or TV screen.

The Motion interface can be daunting if you haven't used anything like it before, but as ever there are lots of great free (and paid-for options) guides online, such as this...


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