Here's also a great tutorial video from Creative Cow.
Here's also a good step-by-step post
Melanie's step by step, day by day instructions:
Export your video from Final Cut to Color.
Under Secondaries, choose vignette. (Make sure "enabled" is checked).
Adjust the shape, to whatever size or shape oval you prefer.
Add softness. (I usually pull it up to about .288 or so)
Under Control, choo...
This video about FCP X is changing my mind about the whole thing. This video tutorial is 50 minutes long, but the dude who hosts it is so entertaining that it goes down easy. He calls FCP 7 "the place on your couch where your butt fits perfectly, cause you've been sitting in it for 10 years." Also: "The perceived deficencies of the original FCP became the workflow that most of you made up." Pretty great overview.
Countless resources call this feature "absolutely necessary." The EVF DTL is referred to as "peaking" and peaking uses the high-frequency detail in the image to draw an outline or highlight the edges as you focus. In other words, it superimposes a line on the outline of whatever is most in focus. It's quite subtle and not distracting so I would recommend using this too.
If you need a little more blatant hel...
Music can make or break a video, but finding Creative Commons music can be tedious. Luckily there are some great sites that feature artists who make Creative Commons music that can be used in video projects.
Free Music Archive is definitely one of my favorite sites to download Creative Commons music for video projects. Make sure to check the license by clicking on the track - there's a variety...
Same idea, 7d 60fps to 24fps and 600% stretch.
with soundtrack for Luke.
Test for the Rock n Roll shoot to see if (and how) we can use a slow motion effects.
This was shot on the 7D at 60fps, used After Effects to stretch it 600% and used blend framing and played at 24fps. The result is okay but creates some artifacts at the end of the clip. The background is solid and that facilitates the rendering but I need to try with more complex background and camera movement to see if that will still work. The kid will potenti...
Here's what we're working with. Thanks for doing this, Yana
Reason to buy everybody an iPhone?
By an EdLab alum