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Install our free HFX transitions in Pinnacle Studio 9-15

Install our free HFX transitions in Pinnacle Studio 9-15 By Loosecannon - Last updated on Thursday, February 13, 2014
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Category: Tips & Tricks Hollywood FX special effects
Published on Thursday, February 13, 2014
Created on Saturday, March 31, 2007 7:11 PM

After you have created an HFX effect, saved, and closed Easy FX (in Hollywood FX), your effect is not included in the Pinnacle Studio album transitions.
Similarly, after extracting an HFZ file (by double clicking on the file), the effect does not appear under the Pinnacle Studio transitions tab.

The reason is simple: Easy_FX and Studio are two separate programs and Studio does not monitor Easy_FX. Changing effects in Easy_FX is not automatically taken into account in the Studio transitions album. It is at this level that you will act as an intermediary...

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Blurring the face of a moving person

Blurring the face of a moving person By Déclic Vidéo FX - Last updated on Sunday, February 17, 2013
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Category: Tips & Tricks Hollywood FX special effects
Published on Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Created on Monday, June 28, 2010 2:28 PM

Creating a blur on the face of a moving person is a frequently asked question. This effect is similar to what we sometimes see on the news or during some interviews where the face of a character is "hidden". We present here two methods for doing so.

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A dedicated transition to the audio track

A dedicated transition to the audio track By Le Papy - Last updated on Saturday, August 13, 2011
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Category: Tips & Tricks Hollywood FX special effects
Published on Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Created on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 8:59 AM

We are often interested in transitions between images, but rarely to the transitions between sounds. Years ago, I had made something special with a transition from HFX I use regularly.I thought it might interest some beginners. Then, let the old Studio users forgive me ...

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HFX and the Montage Themes

HFX and the Montage Themes By Le Papy - Last updated on Saturday, August 13, 2011
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Category: Tips & Tricks Hollywood FX special effects
Published on Monday, December 29, 2008
Created on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 9:55 AM

I was inspired by the Montage Themes and this will allow me to show you, once again, the things that you can accomplish by using these two complimentary programs.

Moreover, as one can not directly import HD clips into the Easy FX Editor, this trick might also enable me use HD video while using the HFX Effect and Easy FX Editor from Studio 12.

I am not about to tell you that my little tinkering can replace the Montage Themes. So quit dreaming but enjoy yourself anyway ..

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Tip 10 - Changing the map for effect HFX 191

Tip 10 - Changing the map for effect HFX 191 By Le Papy - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
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Category: Tips & Tricks Hollywood FX special effects
Published on Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Created on Wednesday, September 3, 2008 1:27 PM

In "Tip-6 Alter the text and position of text in the transition 191-france", you learned how to change the name of a city and its geographical position. So, if you lived in France, you could adapt the transition to your needs. But not everyone lives in France! So, in this tutorial, we will expand the effect to include all countries as we learn to change the map at the bottom of the transition.

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Tip-9 Use and Modify the "222-compteur2" Effect

Tip-9 Use and Modify the "222-compteur2" Effect By Le Papy - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
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Category: Tips & Tricks Hollywood FX special effects
Published on Friday, November 30, 2007
Created on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 12:53 AM

This tips and tricks shows you how to use the "222-compteur2" transition to display the clock from a well-known television series. This transition will actually be applied as a plugin effect and not as a transition between two clips.

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Tip-8 use and modify the effect #217-compteur

Tip-8 use and modify the effect #217-compteur By Le Papy - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
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Category: Tips & Tricks Hollywood FX special effects
Published on Thursday, November 15, 2007
Created on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 8:16 AM

This tip and trick tells you how to take advantage of one of the transitions "217-compteur" to display the power of a well-known television series ("24 Twenty-Four"). This transition will actually be applied as a plugin effect and not as a transition between two clips.

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Tip-7 Installing Hollywood FX Pro V5.1 into Adobe Premiere Pro

Tip-7 Installing Hollywood FX Pro V5.1 into Adobe Premiere Pro By Le Papy - Last updated on Saturday, August 8, 2009
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Category: Tips & Tricks Hollywood FX special effects
Published on Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Created on Thursday, August 21, 2008 11:54 AM

In this tutorial we will see how we can install and use Hollywood FX V5.1 with Adobe Premiere Pro CS3. It should work with all Adobe Premiere Pro versions.

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Tip-6 Alter the text and position of text in the transition 191-france

Tip-6 Alter the text and position of text in the transition 191-france By Le Papy - Last updated on Saturday, August 8, 2009
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Category: Tips & Tricks Hollywood FX special effects
Published on Monday, October 15, 2007
Created on Sunday, August 3, 2008 1:06 AM

You already know how to modify the text included in some transitions "Tip-3 Modify "Texthere" for HFX 169". You also know how to modify the envelope parameters "Tuto-5 Creating effects". But in the transition 191-france, if you change the name of a city, it is no longer in the right place on the map of France. So it will be necessary to learn how to change the city's name and move it to the correct place on the map.

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Tip-5 Using transition #201

Tip-5 Using transition #201 By Le Papy - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
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Category: Tips & Tricks Hollywood FX special effects
Published on Sunday, September 30, 2007
Created on Thursday, December 6, 2007 7:39 AM

This Tips & Tricks shows one way to use the "Transition" 201-PIP_Inverse.
It allows you to simulate a shoot made with two cameras and so it give's the illusion that you are operating hi-tech equipment.

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Tip-4 Closing Credits (#182)

Tip-4 Closing Credits (#182) By Déclic Vidéo FX - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
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Category: Tips & Tricks Hollywood FX special effects
Published on Saturday, September 15, 2007
Created on Sunday, November 4, 2007 3:35 AM

This "tip and trick" explains how to benefit of one of the #182 transition to make a simple rolling closing credit.

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Tip-3 Modify "Texthere" for HFX 169

Tip-3 Modify "Texthere" for HFX 169 By Loosecannon - Last updated on Saturday, August 8, 2009
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Category: Tips & Tricks Hollywood FX special effects
Published on Saturday, September 1, 2007
Created on Sunday, August 26, 2007 7:59 AM

Here is the procedure to be applied to modify the text in special effect #169-flyofftext.

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Tip-2 My HFX thumbnails in Studio are black

Tip-2 My HFX thumbnails in Studio are black By Loosecannon - Last updated on Sunday, January 22, 2012
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Category: Tips & Tricks Hollywood FX special effects
Published on Thursday, August 30, 2007
Created on Saturday, August 11, 2007 1:27 PM

After having created a special HFX effect or installed a free HFX, you discover that your transitions thumbnails in Studio are black. The following procedure will help you to restore everything.

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