Focus SelectionÂ with ProFocusÂ inÂ FCPX
Draw Focus to the Subject
ProFocusÂ is a set of toolsÂ that allow video editors to create the illusion of racking focus. Â To use ProFocus, start by selecting the ProFocus tool with the desired focusing duration and place it above media in the Final Cut Pro X timeline. Â Next, cut-out the subject with the intuitive built-in masking tool. Â Lastly, use a simple slider to determine the focus amount.
Built-In Cut-Out Tool
ProFocusÂ features a built-in masking tool that allows users to expertly cut-out subject matter with the click of a mouse. Â Start by clicking on the screenÂ to create points to surround the subject. Â Double-click a point to change its interpolation from linear to curved. Â â€œCommand + Double-clickâ€ to delete a point. Â Double-click the line to add a point. Â Pixel Film Studiosâ€™ built-in masking tool makes it easy to get a crispy cut-out.
Intuitive Panning Tool Included
ProFocus comes with an intuitive panning tool that allows users to quickly move from one point to the next. Â SelectÂ the “Guides” checkboxÂ to activate visual guides that show where the camera will end. Â Utilize the on-screen controls to animate theÂ camera to its final orientation.
Exclusively for Final Cut Pro X
ProFocus is the easiest way to achieve a simple racking focus effectÂ in Final Cut Pro X. Easily cut-subjects out with the built-in masking tool and create slow panning camera movements with the panning tool included. Â Pixel Film Studios makes amazing easy in Final Cut Pro X.Final Cut Pro X – Apple
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