Final Cut Studio: December 2010 Archives
You can use Apple's Motion program to create dynamic motion graphics.
In this example, check out this 3D reflection for this picture in picture effect.
Start by creating a new drop zone by navigating to the object menu. (continue reading).
For those who have upgraded to Final Cut Studio 3.0, you may have noticed that it did not ship with LiveType. Fortunately, the upgrade will not erase your original LiveType program. LiveType is an amazing motion graphics program that allows you to create amazing effects with title characters.
Unfortunately, if you're new to Final Cut Studio, LiveType is no longer available. Strangely, LiveType still does ship with Final Cut Express.
Okay, not to fear, as far as I can tell, all of the functionality of LiveType has been incorporated into Motion 4.0. It's just a matter of learning all the tricks within Motion. Here is a relatively simple, but yet powerful technique for creating a Master Template for a glowing title effect.
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Please review my previous tutorial called 'Camera Flash Effect' for instructions on how to install the 'camera flash' plug-in. You can download the free plug-in from Mattias at Too Much Too Soon.
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The new version of Final Cut Pro has some really cool new Alpha Transitions that use animated mattes to move from one clip to the next. But you first actually have to go to the Apple website to download the new alpha transitions, which are free. Once you have the Alpha Transitions installed on your computer, the possibilities are outstanding.
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