Pixel Film Studios Production Team Released ProFreeze Cinematic for Final Cut Pro X

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Pixel Film Studios Releases ProFreeze Cinematic, a Freeze Frame Effect for Final Cut Pro X

FCPX Plugin - ProFreeze Cinematic - Pixel Film Studios

ProFreeze Cinematic - FCPX Plugin - Pixel Film Studios

ProFreeze Cinematic is a freeze frame tool that is used to create parallaxing effects, All while introducing characters or highlighting any subject matter.

"ProFreeze Cinematic is a freeze frame tool that is used to create parallaxing effects, all while introducing characters or highlighting any subject matter," said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios.

ProFreeze allows Final Cut Pro X editors to apply dynamic parallax effects to any frame in any video clip instantly. To use ProFreeze Cinematic, simply move the playhead to the desired frame in the FCPX timeline and use the command “Shift + H” shortcut to hold the frame in place. Place ProFreeze Cinematic above the held area and cut out the subject. ProFreeze will do the rest.

ProFreeze Cinematic pulls video subjects out of their environment and into the foreground. Easily adjust the 3D text tint with the color swab found in the inspector menu. Tint the background with a sepia tone, adjust the vignette, and adjust the smoke/ particle opacity. Under drop shadow controls, video editors can add a shadow to the masked subject and adjust the opacity, blur, and shadow distance.

After cutting out the subject, look to the “Cut-Out Controls” to determine where the subject will animate to. Adjust the X & Y position of the cut-out to adjust its horizontal and vertical orientation respectively. Change Z position of the subject to alter the depth.

This plugin features a built-in masking tool to cut-out and highlight the character or object within a given scene. To use the masking tool, start by clicking around the subject and completing the mask. Double-click the line to add a point. Double-click a point to change its curvature. Command + double-click on a point to delete it. With these simple controls, user can refine their cut-out selection. ProFreeze Cinematic is exclusively for Final Cut Pro X.

Established in 2006, Aliso Viejo, California-based Pixel Film Studios is an innovative developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast community. Their products are integrated with popular non-linear editing and compositing products from Apple FCPX. Apple, the Apple logo, Mac OS X, and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.

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