When it comes to dealing with the audio frequencies of voiceover and music, it can be difficult to find the proper level of hearing both without one clashing with the other. If you are an audio expert, you probably have some experience in mixing. If you are a video editor like myself, you are nowhere near as good at mixing then it never hurts to have extra tools that can reduce the hassle of mixing. That’s where ClearVoiceOver comes in.

Created by the folks from CrumplePop, ClearVoiceOver is an audio plugin (available for Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Audition, Logic and more) that removes clashing frequencies with background audio so that your voiceover can have the proper amount of presence. This plugin is meant to remove the need for the user to fiddle around with their NLE’s EQ plugin. The one thing this plugin is not meant to do is add a ducking effect to your background audio.

I had an opportunity to try this plugin for myself and it has been very helpful in my editing workflow. Below I have a piece of voiceover with music. One clip is the original and the second clip is with ClearVoiceOver applied.

Using ClearVoiceOver, I was able to get a more coherent and non-clashing sound between my voiceover and my background music. One of the things I like about this plugin are how simple the controls are.

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When the plugin is applied to your background music track, pressing the Clear Voiceover button does an analysis of the frequencies in your track.

The strength slider allows you to control how much the overall effect is applied. Usually having the strength slider at a level of 80-90 seems to yield pretty good results.

Mud removal allows you to fine tune how much the clashing frequencies are removed. Not all background music tracks are the same so you may have to adjust this slider to fine tune it to your needs.

Bass boost allows to add or subtract the amount of bass presence in your track if needed. The last thing you would want is for your music track not to have enough presence or to have too much so it helps modify this when necessary.

Output gain allows you to adjust the volume level of your track after the plugin has done its job. This slider is to me seems more useful than boosting the gain using your NLE’s audio controls and having a mismatch sound coherence throughout. It makes sense to have this feature in the plugin to modify your audio gain after the plugin does its job in the background.

Overall, I really enjoyed using this plugin and the simplified controls the folks at CrumplePop put into. This plugin is by no means meant to replace the dedicated work of doing precision audio mixing but it will help you out when you need to level off your voiceovers and music tracks into a cohesive and non-clashing sound.


Voice Leveler


When recording audio from people, their voices come in at a variety of frequencies. Some are soft spoken, some like to use their outdoor voice and some speak loud/soft on different phrases. Having to manage the level of spoken talent can be time consuming and with project deadlines becoming shorter and shorter, it helps to have a tool that can alleviate the hassle of level talent voices. That’s where ERA Voice Leveler comes in.

Created by the talented folks at Accusonus, Voice Leveler is an audio plugin created to even out the volume differences in your voice recordings instantly. Many times when we are out recording audio with our talent we can overlook things like movement from the speaker, positioning of the microphone or heavy editing in post. With Voice Leveler, you can gain control over your recordings and put more effort into the creative side of your work. This plugin is available for Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro and more.

Voice Leveler is a single knob tool that looks at the audio level problems in your recordings and fixes them in real time. Using the single knob function , you can control how much processing the plugin does. There are also other options available such as Mode, Emphasis and Breath Control.


Mode allows you change between the Normal mode which is the default or you can change it to Tight which results in a more focused radio sound. Choosing between these two settings allows your dialogue tracks to stand out from the background music or sound effects. I can see this being useful for editors who do podcasts, video ads and many other projects.

Emphasis detects problems with the tonal balance of your voice recordings. It’s for situations such as your speaker not facing the microphone properly or placement of the microphone changing between recordings. With this feature turned on, Emphasis will add a small amount of processing to ensure a consistent sound across the board. Breath Control detects the breaths in a recording and lowers their levels so it isn’t clashing with the final sound.

Below I have two audio recordings. One without VoiceLeveler and one without.

As you can hear from the Voice Leveler recording, the sound is more consistent and even across the board versus the raw sound I got from my recording. Overall, I believe Voice Leveler is a handy tool for editors who want to finesse and level their dialogue audio quickly and spend more time on the creative side of things.


Nodes 3 Review


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It’s been four years since Nodes 2 became available and in that time it has become an invaluable tool for many motion graphic artists across the world. This intricate plugin gives user the ability to create complex motion graphics in very little regardless if you are beginner or expert motion graphic artist. You may have seen Nodes 2 being used in a variety of Hollywood blockbusters to create HUDs, geometric particles and more. In the last 4 years, the fine folks at Yanobox have been hard at work improving and innovating Nodes. With that hard work comes the release of Nodes 3.

Nodes 3 improves upon what its previous iterations were capable of doing. One noticeable improvement on this plugin is its speed and responsive. With this comprehensive plugin there came with it a caveat of being optimal on computers that were geared to handle what it can dish out. Nodes 3 does not have that issue. Speed and simplicity were key in this update with users benefiting greatly.

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A new preset browser has been introduced that gives you access to over 300 presets that can be modified to your needs and saved for later use. The Animation parameter offers a diverse set of options that allows the user to create endless animations. I can animate on the either X, Y, Z axis and/or rotate on one of those axis while simultaneously affecting the Nodes separately. To create items in the preset browser would take me ages to do from scratch but with Nodes 3, I created these examples in less than 3 minutes.

The ability to modify the parameters and see them in real time allows you to see the infinite possibilities that are available with this plugin. The revamped animation module provided 4 slots that have 40 animation parameter destinations Selecting a parameter to your heart’s content will yield different results or you can bypass all that by switching off the Animate switch.

For After Effects users, Nodes 3 plays well with the AE camera so you can orient Nodes in the 2.5D space along with using 3D models to create unique motion graphics. You can also attach null objects to the nodes and animate them as such. In this tutorial below, you can learn how to use Cinema 4D along with Nodes 3 to take things to the next level.

You can even learn how to create bar graphs quickly watching this tutorial below.

Overall, the engineers at Yanobox have outdone themselves with this iteration of Nodes and it really shows. Any editor or animator would benefit greatly from having this plugin in their toolkit. The ability to create intricate animations with easy to use parameters make Nodes 3 a must have. I encourage you to download a trial now.


Fashion Kit 01 Style Kit

If you are a fashion or make-up vlogger and you are looking for a way to make your videos stand out, then look no further than Fashion Kit 01. With this kit, you get modern & beautiful effects that fit all your fashion needs. Altogether this kit consists of 10 animated elements, 5 animated mattes, 5 transitions and 5 light effects which means that you have 25 effects to play with.

The animated elements are a mixture of concentric circles, pulsating crosses, dotted rectangles and more. If any of these elements look familiar, you may have seen elements like these in other Motion Graphics products that Rampant Design offers. Since these transparent video clips, you can add glow/fill effects and/or mix these elements together to create something unique for your project. I did a video breakdown of the Fashion Kit below which you can these animated elements in action.

The transitions in this kit range from matted transitions to passing light ones. With the matte transitions, you use a blend mode or matte effect that puts your incoming clip inside the shape of the transition. Whether you are in an NLE or compositor, these transitions should be easy to use as well as modify to create something new. I took it upon myself to create a custom transition of my own using transition 005 by duplicating it and add an effect from GenArts Sapphire.

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The mattes and light effects in this kit are definitely something you’ll want to do if you incorporate montages or need quick split screens. These dynamic mattes will add a layer of sophistication that would otherwise not be available any other way. The light effects are equally effective in bringing a level of quality that is hard to match. I put some of the mattes to the test by using matte clip 003 and mixed it with some light effects in the background below. I placed a video clip of a model posing inside the matte using the Set Matte effect in Premiere in the example below.

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Overall, Fashion Kit 01 will make your fashion videos look like a million bucks. Whether you are doing a vlog show or making fashion highlights, using any effects from this kit will make your video stand out more than it ever could. f you want to see how you can utilize this kit, take a look at the training CEO Sean Mullen offers here.


Sport Kit 01 Style Kit

When you are working on videos that show intense training or athletes at peak performance, you need a kit of elements that will accentuate that feeling to the viewer. Well look no further than Rampant Design Tools’s Sport Kit 01. With this kit you will get fun, modern & high energy effects that will make you the envy of your fellow editors as well highlight which sports theme you are working on. Altogether, you get 5 handcrafted animated elements, 5 animated mattes, 5 light effects and 5 transitions at your disposal.

Let’s take a look at the animated elements. Each animated element is unique in that they stand out on their own. You can them individually on your video clips, add glow/fill effects or mix and combine to create something brand new. In the video breakdown I have below, you can see how I was able to mix and match the animated elements to make my video pop. The action in the clip was visually appealing as is but the animated elements took it to the next level.

One of the things I’ve always enjoyed about Rampant Design’s products are how intricate their matte products are. To create something like this from scratch could be frustrating unless you have a good eye for symmetry. Luckily, I have to do is place one of these mattes on top of my clip, use a matte effect and like magic my video clip is inside the matte.

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The set of transitions this kit has is really cool. High speed light transitions and repeating matte transitions are handy when you need to plug energy into your sport videos. Use them as they are or like the animated elements, change their color and/or mix and match them to create something brand new. In the images below, I modified one of the transitions to make it unique to my project.

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Last but not least are the light effects which are a staple in the RDT product line. Many times when I’ve used these effects have my videos shined more than usual. Use one or more of these together and utilizing blend modes and/or opacity add a dimension of abstractness that you couldn’t replicate on your own. I mixed and match some light effects myself and came to this composite which really looks incredible.

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Sport Kit 01 is an incredible kit worth taking a look at and investing in. It will be the smartest $19 you’ve spent and you’ll feel as if you got more than you bargained for. If you want to see how you can utilize this kit, take a look at the training CEO Sean Mullen offers here.


What are Style Kits?

According to the Rampant Design Tools site, Style Kits are the one stop shop for all your video needs. Whether you are making videos for fashion blogs, news reports, business marketing or more, they have a kit for that. Each kit comes with a unique set of elements that can take a video from good to extraordinary. They are hand crafted packs to meet your needs. The art you can create with these Style Kits are limited to your imagination.

As it stands right now, there are 17 different Style Kits and growing. As mentioned before, each kit differs in their offerings but each kit comes with a number of animated elements, light effects, mattes and transitions. Whether you edit on Mac or PC, these kits will work for you.

As with any product offered by Rampant Design, there is free training available to assist you should you need it. I can tell you from my experience working with these kits, they are top notch and add value to my videos whenever I use them. If you don’t believe me, make sure to check out the promo videos of these kits in action. That should be more than enough to convince you of their versatility.

One of the things to note about these kits is that they are relatively inexpensive and come in 4K resolution. You won’t feel like you spent a lot to add value and you’ll have the freedom to manipulate items in the kit to your heart’s content. Don’t miss out of this great product line and expand your video asset library today!


Luca Visual FX Light Kit 2.0


Luca Visual FX has done it again with their line of plugins and this time in comes from updating one of their top plugins, Light Kit. Light Kit has been a collection of plugins for situations where you need abstract flashes, frantic to pulsating blinking lights or quick color stylization. With Light Kit 2.0, 7 new plugins have been added to the kit which will be mainstays for video editors and motion graphic artists alike. These included: Blinks, Color Bands, Color Boost, Night-Time, Retro Color Shader, Stylized Luma and Temperature. I’m going to go in depth how this kit has changed since the 1.0 release. With 7 new plugins added to this kit, they join the 9 original plugins (7 effects and 2 transitions) bringing the total for this kit to 16 plugins overall. I’m going to give a brief description of the plugins that caught my eye and how they can be implemented into your bag of tricks.



Blinks is a plugin that does exactly as you would expect which is that it blinks a color over time. Within this plugin, you affect the whether it blinks across the full frame or a shape in the dropdown menu.

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You can also change the mode from it being a pulsating blink all the way to ramp down or none. Aside from that, you have the ability to change the position, scale, angle, duration, glow and much more. There are 6 presets which ship with this plugin which can be used for great starting points on the effect you are trying to achieve.

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One of the things I like about this plugin is how flexible it is. I can use the shipped presets or create my own blinking custom image. I also like how I can easily create a blinking shape or text effect without having to do a lot of legwork to achieve as shown in this example below.

Color Booster


Color Booster is a plugin that gives your footage a boost of colors based on 2 colors, saturation and gamma. This can be a go to plugin when you need to give your footage a cinematic look without too much hassle.

You have the ability to change the color treatment mode from gradient or uniform. Gradient will color your footage based on the 2 colors of your choosing. Uniform will attempt to mix the parameters across the entire frame.

Color Bands

Color Bands adds varying blocks of alternating color across your footage. In its default form, you get about six bands of color which change color over time. You have the ability to change the style from geometric or random. Changing the overlay mode gives you the option of a simple overlay look or a more diffused look when you choose translucency. The ability to change translucency stands out as it controls how much of your footage is visible between the bands.


What stands out about this plugin to me is how simple it is to overlay a variety of colors without much complexity. Doing this from scratch can be a tedious manner with layer management and blend modes not cooperating. With this easy to use plugin, I worry less about the tediousness of layer management and focus more on the creative options that await me.

Retro Color Shader


Retro Color Shader is an effect that works great when you have footage that features landscapes and/or nature sites and you want to give it a retro/vintage feel similar to filters found in Instagram. With this effect, you have the ability to reposition where lights are coming from as well as their position overall. If you are an FCPX user, you have the ability to manipulate these parameters via the OSC.

Night Time

Night-Time should be your go to effect for times when you need to mimic a day for night shot. Users have the ability to affect highlights, midtowns, shadows and other parameters to achieve the night time shot they are looking for. One parameter to keep on eye is luminosity. It controls the light in the whole image.


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This effect does as it says which is it allows you to modify the temperature of your image. Whether you need to make image warmer or cooler, this effect helps you achieve. Be careful not to overdo it in some of the parameters as it could result in an undesirable image.

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Stylized Luma

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This effect is great for when you need to stylize the highlights in your image. Within this effect, you have the ability to create a subtle diffused look, volumetric zoom blur, motion blur or an isolated color look. This effect works great when combined with the Temperature effect as it can help turn images that maybe overexposed or bright into more appealing shots.

One thing to note about this update is that the UI has been overhauled for FCPX. More options are available to get the look you want than were available from Light Kit 1.0. Parameters vary from plugin to plugin but users now have greater control than they did before.

If you are looking for a plugin that offers quick color styles, pulsating light flashes or the ability to have multiple colors blend into your footage, look no further than Light Kit 2.0. Powered by FxFactory’s engine, all you have to do is download it to try it out for yourself. Light Kit 1.0 users can upgrade to this new version for $29. Email support@lucavisualfx.com to get details on this offer.


Luca Visual FX 4K HUD Elements


It’s 2017 and with that comes new products and possibilities for those of us in the post production industry. One new product of interest is the new 4K HUD Elements from Luca Visual FX. Luca and his team have outdone themselves by creating a library of heads up display elements that can be mixed and matched to the user’s content. With a library of 137 2D and 3D assets in 4K resolution, this product offers 7 distinct categories of motion graphics which can be a versatile solution for any project.

It is compatible with the following software on Mac & PC:

– Final Cut Pro X
– Adobe Premiere Pro
– Adobe After Effects
– Apple Motion
– Avid Media Composer
– DaVinci Resolve
– HitFilm
– Sony Vegas

In this tutorial, Luca showcases the possibilities that you can create with this product using Final Cut Pro X. As stated above, this product will work will in your editing software of choice.

I had the opportunity to try this product out myself and see what I could create. I will highlight some examples and possibilities that I created which I hope will inspire you to add this product to your growing post production library.

7 Categories & Access

As I said before, this product is separated into 7 categories: Data Cruncher, Energy, Frames, Arms & Lower Thirds, Meters & Gauges, Navigation, Targeting and Miscellaneous. With each category, you are presented with unique elements which can be manipulated at will. With each element being 4K resolution, you have the ability to manipulate the size and look of each element to get the desired result.

When you purchase this product, you will be emailed login details to access the HUD Elements 4K Library which grants 24/7 access. With that access you can download each clip you need to add to your project of choice. These motion graphics are rendered at either the Animation codec, ProRes 4444 or H.264 so you know they are flexible depending on your operating system and editing software of choice.

Motion Tracking

From the demo video you see above, these motion graphics are great for motion tracking to moving objects or people. I have an example of a soccer player kicking a ball in slow motion. In After Effects, I tracked his motion using Mocha Pro and attached HUD Elements to the ball to act like it’s tracking it velocity as well as the player to identify his name and position.

With the HUD Elements tracked to this clip, I’m able to add more production value and make this clip even better than it was before. For my example, I went a step further and keyed out the player the clear blue sky. With player keyed out, I inserted one of the grid elements along with a glow filter and was able to create a cool transition from the normal clip to this awesome composite highlighting the player’s abilities.

Custom Visual Effects

Along with motion tracking, one of the principle ideas behind this product is what you can combine to create something unique. One thing I was able to pull off was creating a portal effect using one of the tunnel clips with the particle rings clips along with footage from SternFX and a 3D model from Element 3D.

This visual effect can be useful for a project which requires my subjects to travel between dimensions and I was able to pull it off very easily without spending too much time creating it from scratch.

The next visual effect I created featured a holographic cell phone call. With some green screen footage and the HUD elements, I was able to track the man’s motion and project a holographic HUD from where his phone was. I accomplished the projection path using the Point Zoom plugin from Red Giant Universe.

The last motion graphic I created featured combining multiple HUD elements to create a custom interface which could be used for any screens. Using various colors and glows, I was able to make certain HUD elements distinguished from each other and pop out more. Great thing about these elements being 4K is despite scaling them down, the quality is still maintained.

Overall, mixing and matching these elements as well as combining them with your favorite filters should create unique results you can reuse over and over again.

Based on my experiences using this product, I believe 4K HUD Elements is something that editors and motion graphic artists are going to want to add to their toolbox. The versatility these elements offer and the production value they add are undeniable. Try them out today!


Luca Visual FX XLayers


Another great product from the team at Luca Visual FX has been released for Final Cut Pro X through the FxFactory platform known as XLayers. This team continues to be one of the leading plugin developers for FCPX with this latest entry. This impressive collection of 12 effects and 7 generators allow editors to create a variety of effects not limited to: magnification, logo reveal, image fragments, mask splits and much more.

I recently had a chance to try this new plugin out and test its possibilities. I’m going to highlight few effects and generators that caught my eye and expand on possible questions you may have.

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Mask Spilt 2 gives the user an effective way to change up their video with rich yet simple masking effect which allows you to composite the image/video source with any other video they choose. The reason this effect is called Mask Split 2 is because is a new version from Mask Split from XOverlays pack which is a sibling pack to XLayers.

Within the parameters of Mask Split 2, I can change the style from Random to Waves, Fast Random, Mirrored and much more. One thing to note is that you need a custom image in order for this effect to work. Once I have that set up, I can modify the image scale as well as the mask scale. I also have the option to blurring the background and manipulate the overall appearance.

In the video above, I used Mask Split to showcase its capabilities. For the first example, I used a Film Leader generator from Luca Visual FX and Alternate style animation to get the look you see. For the second example, I used the Beat style animation, modified the bar width, exposure and overall color settings. Personally, I found the Beat Style to have the best overall animation. For the third example, I went beyond the Mask Split 2 and combine the effect with the Funky Linear effect from XOverlays. Combining these two effects definitely showed the XLayers can work well with other plugins when you experiment with it. Let’s take a look at Key Overlayer.

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Key Overlayer is probably one of my favorite effects out of this collection. It’s an effect that allows the user to combine a custom image or video clip with a selected clip on the timeline and automatically key out the luma or black to create an interesting composite.

It comes with a default colorful animated pattern but the user can replace it with whatever media desired. When Preserved RGB is checked, you can play with the Mix to create some interesting looks that are astounding. Within the Key Overlayer parameters, I can scale up a background that I’m using in the drop zone or the default pattern. I can fill holes or shrink/expand the amount of key. I can also soften or erode the key as well. Overall, I believe this effect is the ultimate blending composite plugin I have ever worked with.

In the video above, I created 3 examples which showcase the abilities of this effect. The first example has me using a clip from the Backgrounds & Overlays collection and modifying the parameters to mix it with my stock footage. For the next example, I used 2 instances of Key Overlayer to mix a B&O and a Luca Visual FX Light Leak generator to complement the slow motion footage. The final example was quite the marriage between compositing and keying. I keyed out my stock footage which had a blue sky withe FCPX keyer. Then, I applied Key Overlayer with BGO015, inverted it and modified the settings to taste. I added Sound Ripples from the XOverlays collection and combine it with a glow. I placed a second instanced of my keyed stock footage and used the Core Glow filter from Coremelt along with the Twinkle filter from SugarFX. Using the Linear Dodge blend mode and scale percent of 180, I was able to create this cool composite. I’ve highlighted two of my favorite effects from this collection, let’s take a look at the generators.


Square is a generator which allows to place up 3 images in separate drop zones and customize their parameters. Users can affect the position, opacity, scale, exposure and more by manipulating the available parameters. One thing to take into account when using this generator is that you want to make sure your clip length matches the generator’s length. If you choose to keyframe the X and Y position of each drop zone, you can create an interesting effect.

In the video above, I created 2 examples where one highlights the basic use of the generator and another highlights how far you can push the parameters. In the first example, I place a clip of a dancing woman in Drop Zone 1 and 2 to get the fragmentation effect. I placed a custom background clip in the Background Drop Zone to help illuminate it further. Overall, that is the generator in its basic form. In the second example, I used keyframes to animate the position of each drop zone so that I could push the limits of what it was capable of. Overall, I found this look to be more pleasing to the eye and it showed that these generators possess the capability to be more creative than presented. Let’s look at the Concentric Images generator next.

Concentric Images

Concentric Images is a generator similar to Square except that you can use 6 images instead of 3. One major difference in this generator is that all the images come in circles as oppose to the other generators that offer a different looks like squares and shape fragments. One way to use this creatively is to place the same clip at different time intervals and animate various properties to create a unique effect.

In the video above, I put the time technique to the test. In the first example, I used all 6 dropzone to illustrate how it would look with a video background and the same video clip at different time intervals. It was almost a good look with the exception of the six drop zone in the front. I could scale it to alter its appearance but I left it as is. The second example yielded a cooler look where I animated the opacity of each drop zone with the same clip at different time intervals. Overall, I’m a fan of this generator and what it offers the use in terms of usability and parameters. One thing that would be cool to add is the ability to rotate the drop zone mask so it creates a vertigo effect on the footage.

Can I combine these effects with other effects?

Of course you can. In fact, it is encouraged. XLayers was created to be combined with the effects and generators in its collection as well as other plugins you wish to combine. In the video examples above, I clearly showcased how combining XLayers with other plugins can create unique and interesting looks.

Overall, XLayers is a sophisticated set of plugins which can be used to tackle any creative project. I highly recommend that you try creating you own unique looks and styles with the effects and generators as well as mixing them with other Luca Visual FX products. The possibilities are endless. Readers of this article can get a 30% discount offer to those who afte reading/seeing your tut/review email support@lucavisualfx.com to claim one.


Luca Visual FX Backgrounds & Overlays

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The team at Luca Visual FX has brought another product to the market which will benefit professionals across Mac and PC platforms. It is the incredible and extraordinary Backgrounds & Overlays. This product is an extremely versatile collection of 100 HD clips which are an indispensable addition to any editor’s library.

It is compatible with the following software:

  • Final Cut Pro 7/X
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Apple Motion
  • Avid Media Composer
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • HitFilm
  • Sony Vegas

I had a chance to test drive this new product and outline what is possible with them.

What are Backgrounds & Overlays?


It is a vast collection of 100 Full HD dynamic motion graphic clips designed to be used as backgrounds and/or overlays for a variety of projects. Productions they are useful for are but not limited to include: promos, VJing, music videos, sports, news, corporate and much more. On the dedicated web page at the Luca Visual FX site, you can preview the entire collection and see what each background has to offer.

What are some of the best ways to customize these clips?

Editors can use blend modes from their host programs, change the speed rate, scale, crop, position or add any third party filter or built in effects to customize these clips. Also, stacking several instances of Backgrounds & Overlays allows the creation of complex and beautiful effects by simply using blend modes. Use effects such as blurring and distorting effects to maximize your customization. In this clip, I have some creative examples I have created to showcase how far you can push these clips.

To see how these clips can be manipulated and integrated into your projects, take a look at this tutorial where I show you how to use them with footage and text:

Is it possible to get the Backgrounds & Overlays in a different format?


All files are delivered as .mov files so as long as the user has Quicktime installed everything should work correctly. If you need further assistance, you can contact customer support here.

Can you list some scenarios where these clips work best in?

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As mentioned above, they can be used for a variety of video projects. Here is a list of effects that I’ve done which you can try out yourself:

  • Video inside of text or shapes effect
  • Text backgrounds
  • Feathered shape overlays
  • Heads up displays
  • Frames and borders
  • Picture and picture background
  • Lower thirds
  • 2D & 3D animation inserts
  • And many more effects

Overall, I believe that Backgrounds & Overlays will be a product that users will turn to when they need amp up their productions. With the dynamic range of motion graphics and the fully customizable options that are available, the sky is the limit with creative opportunities. I strongly recommend that you download some of the demo watermarked clips if you have not already and see what you’ve been missing. They are now available for download on the web page of Backgrounds & Overlays.

The launch price of Backgrounds & Overlays is $49.  Don’t miss out on this versatile product line.

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