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Change the Date Range of the HFX Time Machine Transition

Change the Date Range of the HFX Time Machine Transition By Le Papy - Last updated on Saturday, March 22, 2014
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Category: Hollywood FX Tutorials / Theory
Published on Thursday, April 3, 2014
Created on Friday, February 7, 2014 3:03 AM

A few weeks ago, a user wanted to know how to change the date range of the Time Machine transition found in HFX Volume 2 (52-Anniversaries and Seasons). This transition displays a countdown from 2002 to 1957 and she wanted to display a countdown from 2014 to 1963. Having never studied this transition, I took some time to disassemble and understand its operation...

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Installation of Declic Video transitions: A to Z

Installation of Declic Video transitions: A to Z By Le Papy - Last updated on Friday, October 31, 2014
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Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / General, Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Installation, Hollywood FX Tutorials / Basis, Hollywood FX Tutorials / Theory, Hollywood FX Tutorials / Solving problems, Pinnacle Studio 20 & S16-S19 Tutorials / General, Pinnacle Studio 20 & S16-S19 Tutorials / Installation
Published on Thursday, February 13, 2014
Created on Monday, January 23, 2012 2:10 AM

Free Declic Video transitions Declic have largely been part of the success of the site. Continuously improved, supplemented, renewed and technically adapted to the different versions of Studio, they have greatly helped to publicize the site...

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Rotation and Pivot Points in HFX

Rotation and Pivot Points in HFX By Le Papy - Last updated on Sunday, January 15, 2012
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Category: Hollywood FX Tutorials / Theory
Published on Friday, July 22, 2011
Created on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 8:11 AM

Rotations and pivots aren't seen very often in HFX software. I have long wondered why these parameters were used so little and I think I have found the answer. I am therefore going to review the use of these parameters in detail in order for you to understand them and show how you can use them once you understand their properties.

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The keyframes types in HFX

The keyframes types in HFX By Le Papy - Last updated on Sunday, January 15, 2012
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Category: Hollywood FX Tutorials / Theory
Published on Sunday, November 21, 2010
Created on Friday, September 10, 2010 2:20 AM

The keyframes in HFX allow animation of the different objects in the effect. There are three types of keyframes : the linear keyframes,the spline curve keyframes and the value jump keyframes. The user guide of the software describes very well these types of keyframes, their use, saving and using of different envelopes with single value or multiple values. Furthermore, our tutorials already published on this page have already explored some concepts around keyframes and envelopes. This tutorial discusses the three types of key frames and more particularly an aspect undocumented : the parameters of curve keyframes.

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Tuto-7 Warps, Filters and 3D Text

Tuto-7 Warps, Filters and 3D Text By Jan Molenaar - Last updated on Monday, March 7, 2011
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Category: Hollywood FX Tutorials / Theory
Published on Sunday, April 20, 2008
Created on Sunday, August 26, 2007 11:17 PM

In the previous three parts of this series you have seen how you can create effects in Hollywood FX and how you can change their appearance. In this last part we look at advanced additions, like warps and filters. And we will also be checking the possibilities with 3D-text, with which we can make titles that are bouncing of your screen.

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Tuto-6 Advanced possibilities with HFX

Tuto-6 Advanced possibilities with HFX By Jan Molenaar - Last updated on Monday, March 7, 2011
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Category: Hollywood FX Tutorials / Theory
Published on Sunday, March 2, 2008
Created on Sunday, August 26, 2007 10:45 PM

In previous tutorials for Hollywood FX, the user interface of the program has been explained. That was necessary to be able to create a simple effect. In this part of the tutorial we go further into the program and look at some advanced functions of Hollywood FX.

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Tuto-5 Creating effects

Tuto-5 Creating effects By Jan Molenaar - Last updated on Sunday, April 1, 2012
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Category: Hollywood FX Tutorials / Theory
Published on Friday, February 15, 2008
Created on Friday, August 24, 2007 3:13 AM

Creating your own effect. In the "Tuto-2 General Tutorial", we have looked at the user interface. This overview was necessary in order to find most of the essential functions. It will become very clear when you are using the program. And what better way than to create an effect yourself. In this part we will investigate this possibility.

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