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REVIEW: Luca Visual FX Film Leaders

February 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Luca Visual FX has a treat for anyone with a throwback style. I absolutely love this video generator. The effect is a damaged film leader, why you would use it? Perfect to start a music video or a transition into old footage or a great effect to overlay on top of your […]

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Tags: Filmmaker · Final Cut Pro · Reviews · Video

Light Sweep Plug-in for Final Cut Pro and Motion

February 16th, 2012 · No Comments

FxPack that contains five plug-ins (Fake 3D, Light Sweep, Drop Shadow, Numbers and Grow Bounds) mainly for Apple Motion. You can find more information and download it from my blog.

I am so happy to find this Light Sweep plug-in by Tapio Haaja. This free plug-in was created in FxFactory and only works in FxFactory […]

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PHYX Keyer 2.0 Easy to Use Chroma Keyer

June 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment

I love what PHYX has done for pulling the perfect chroma key. Keyer 2.0 is an amazing plugin for FxFactory that will allow you to pull the perfect key in Final Cut Pro, Motion, After Effects or Final Cut Express.
If I had PHYX Keyer 2.0, 4 years ago my job would’ve been so much […]

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Tags: Final Cut Pro · Reviews · Tips · Video

PulpFX Abstract 1.0 a Quick & Easy High Quality Slideshow Generator for FxFactory Pro

March 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

When I first began reviewing plugins I thought everything was great. The time saved by using these cool plugins were amazing. The more you explored the plugins the better they are. That is the case with PulpFX Abstract 1.0 from Aquaufadas. It is easy and quick to use but if you […]

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Boinx Plugin for Final Cut Pro

August 7th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Boinx Software and Noise Industries, teamed up to create FxTiles, a collection of 3D filters and transitions based on FxFactory for Final Cut Pro, Motion, Final Cut Express and Adobe After Effects.
The transitions and filters that Boinx put together is a nice package. These transitions are great for videos with movement and action […]

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Product Review: CHV-Electronics Plugins for Final Cut Pro Part 1

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments

This is the first part of a few reviews for CHV-Electronics. In this review I concentrate on the Filters and Transitions, QC Integration FX V1.7.1. CHV-Plugins are great and allow you to open your imagination to create your own custom plugin with their Quartz Composer Developer Tool. What is Quartz Composer you […]

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Tags: Apple · Final Cut Pro · Reviews · Video

Plugin Review: Motype Is Worth All The Hype

November 11th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Yanobox the creators of Motype have created a text animation plugin that works in After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Motion and Final Cut Express. Motype is powered by Fxfactory Pro. So it is essential to download FxFactory for free in order to use the plugin.
For all the editors in the world […]

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Back To Full Speed

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments

I want to thank Sara and Ryan Meader of macosrumors.com for the sweet video card they agreed to sell to me. The video card is an ATI Radeon X850 XT OEM Card the fastest card I could’ve gotten for my machine. Which I’m really happy to get. I’m in no shape to […]

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Tags: Apple

FxFactory Pro: An Essential Plug-in Companion for Final Cut Pro and Motion

May 27th, 2008 · No Comments

This is the first time that I have done a product review on this site for a company that has reached out to me and asked me to do it. Nosie Industries asked me to test out and write a review for FxFactory Pro. I have to say that FxFactory Pro is candy […]

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Motion 3.0.2 What Are You Doing To Me?

March 8th, 2008 · No Comments

I’m on set and my job is to archive footage and to organize the shots in each scene. That is easy and moving along well. When I got asked to put together a cool background to play on a HDTV in a scene. Well I can’t, because Motion is acting up and […]

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