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To get you started here are two very popular 'time tested' tutorials for both Avid and Final Cut Pro.

Pleasantville Effect for Final Cut Pro
Plesantville Effect for Avid

Moving Filmstrip for Final Cut Pro
Moving Filmstrip for Avid

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