Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
They say every picture tells a story and AOL On's new original series My Ink proves it. Travel along as some of the world's greatest athletes bring their tattoos to life through exclusive interviews and visits to their favorite tattoo parlors.
Discover crowdfunded small business success stories with author, comedian, and entrepreneur Baratunde Thurston.
Go behind-the-scenes with racing's hottest, young talent, 17-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski, as he aspires to make it in the #1 motorsport in America – NASCAR
Follow Scott Schuman, the Sartorialist, from the streets of NYC to the capitals of Europe on his quest to photograph and document the best in culture and fashion.
Iconic potter, designer, author and personality Jonathan Adler shares his unique perspective on creativity. Showcasing the inspiration Jonathan finds in the most unlikely people and places, Inspiration Point will add style, craft and joy to your life.
Serving Innovation gives a fresh look into the stories and passions that motivate some of the most innovative tastemakers in America.
A documentary directed by Alex Winter exploring the Napster downloading revolution; the kids who created it, the bands and businesses that were affected and its impact on the world at large.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
this doesnt work on all clips but its worth knowing because it can be really handy if you want a certain look
Tags:How to Add a Film Look to a Movie in Final Cut Pro,filmmaking,apple,color,cut,edit,editing,final,mac,motion,pro,video
Grab video code:
Hey guys, this is Erick Mick. I got another final cut pro tutorial for you and it is time of like giving to the film look, kind of bringing up some detail I guess. It is a pretty good little trick you want to learn and play with it and see what you think about it. You might find certain situations that are good. And on the side note, my website www.finalcutstudioschool.com the domain name is messed up. It is still there, I have a temporary web address, I am going to post it at the end of this video and I am going to be getting a web domain name fixed in a couple of weeks. It will more than lastly become ericksfinalcutstudioschool.com but as of right now I got a temporary one set up and I will post it that in the end the video.
Now, let us get started on this tutorial. As you can see I have a clip that I have loaded down here into my timeline. No, I do not want to save it. Now, what I want to do is I want to double click this clip in the timeline to load it into the viewer. I want to go to my fix and I am going to add a color corrector three-way. Okay. After I add a color corrector three-way I want to duplicate this clip. What I am going to do is hold the option key push shift, shift and click and drag straight up.
And it will make a duplicate copy of my clip with the color corrector three-way filter in place. Double click the clip on top. Go to your color corrector three-way and pull the saturation all the way down. It will become black and white but we can remedy this, right click on the top of the clip. Okay, right click, scroll down to composite mode and select overlay. This will bring some color back and it is kind a give a filmish look but it is kind of dark and not what we wanted, so we are going to fix that.
Now, double click the clip in the bottom on track one to load it into the viewer. Okay and after you done that go into your color corrector three-way and bring the bright blacks up a little bit if you want to brighten it up. We play with it we will bring the wax up at 10, like a little brighter and maybe in a mid a little bit.
Now, we have a corrected clip by plan to with two color corrections pull the saturation out of one, applying a blend mode or compulsive mode and adjusting the color corrector on the one at the bottom.
Now, it does not look like much cannot tell the different but let me load in the clip from before the decided. Here, now here is the clip that is original. Now, let me mist this two together, all right. Click it and drag it around and we are going up the sequence and hit in mist. This will make them one out in the timeline as you can see instead of two.
To load the sequences into the viewer I hold the options key and double click and it will load into the viewer. Now, like I said here everything right, should that. Now, the one in the viewer is the one that we corrected. So let me find a good spot so you can see. That looks pretty good. Now, the one in the canvas on the rock is the one that we hit in the applied the filters to. Can you tell the difference? Look and see, this is the one without the filters and the correction and this is the one with. Can you see the veins in the flower so much more detail and the color is just vivid, a little bit more vivid and it is got more of a film look. Look at the petals in the middle of it shadow and the saturation in the shadow were just more alive I guest and over here all gleans in to kind of pinkish.
You cannot really see it but if you look real good you can see the definitions and one on the left is much better that the definition on the one on the right. Contrast is much, much better on the left photo. Use to applying those few simple little tricks there. As you can see the four on the rock and the actor on the left it is a settle difference but it is a big difference.
I have done it two or three times in two or three sequences here. As you can see the one on the right is the before, on the one of the left is the after. You can just see the veins in the petal more, it is just more defined and play around with this and see what you can get up with it and tell me what you think.
This is Erick Mick for now. I will post my temporary web address or you find my tutorials.