Blur face effect using Final Cut Pro X
It easy to blur out a person's face using Final Cut Pro X.
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To start, find a clip, and append it to the timeline twice by pressing the E key two times.
Move the playhead indicator back to the front of the timeline.
Then click on the generators button, and look for the elements category.
Click on the white circle that represents shapes.
Press the Q key to connect the white circle above your clip at the front of the timeline.
Then trim the shape to match the duration of your first clip.
Then move the playhead indicator to the first frame of your clip.
Move over to the inspector window and click on the generator tab.
Temporarily uncheck the fill option so you can see through the shape.
Click on the transform effect icon in the viewer window.
Then click on the add keyframe button.
Go ahead and position and resize the shape over the persons face.
Move forward a few frames using the right arrow on your keyboard.
Then reposition the circle every so often to track the person's face.
After that's done, turn the fill back on, and turn off the outline.
Click on the effects button and find the blur category.
Drag the gaussian blur filter onto the clip below the white circle.
Navigate over to the inspector window and click on the video tab.
Change the compositing mode to Stencil Luma.
Move back over to the project window and select the two clips.
Right click on them and choose new compound clip.
Then drag the copy of the original clip underneath the compound clip.
Okay that's it. Check it out!
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