Color Grading with ProVintage in Final Cut Pro X
Instant Blast from the Past
Inspired by contemporary film aging techniques, ProVintage can instantly make any footage look sophisticated and timeless. ProVintage was professionally created to make your project look like it was shot on real analog film.
Going Old Skool
Bold colors, subdued contrasts, and everything in-between. With 30 different vintage color gradings to choose from, you can make your project look anywhere from hip-retro to classic-vintage. ProVintage by Pixel Film Studios can give your next project a high-end photographic style.
Customize ProVintage Exclusively In FCPX
Time travel without having to learn quantum physics. The intuitive controls in the ProVintage plugin make it easy to change the look of your vintage color grading effect inside FCPX. Simply adjust the sliders in the Final Cut Pro Inspector and see your changes appear in real-time.
ProVintage Tutorial for Final Cut Pro X
Learn how to create and customize vintage color grading effects with the ProVintage Lesson.
Preparing The Timeline
Let’s begin by selecting our media from the FCPX media library.
Then Locate ProVintage in the FCPX Effects library.
Browse through the ProVintage presets
Once you find the preset that works best for your project
Click and drag the effect directly on top of your media.
Select your media and go to the Inspector Window.
Begin by adjusting the vintage effect slider.
Moving the slider to the left will decrease the intensity of the effect.
And moving the slider to the right will intensify the effect.
Located back in the Provintage presets you will see a ProGrain preset.
When added to your media you will have total control over the amount of film grain that shows up on your footage.
You will also be able to adjust the size of a vignette and how blurry you want your edges to be.
ProVintage Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I find ProVintage?
Once the installation is complete, you can find ProVintage in the FCPX effects library.
How do I apply ProVintage to a clip?
First select the clip you wish to effect in the timeline.
Then scrub your cursor over the ProVintage presets in the FCPX effects library to preview them in real time.
How do I customize the look of ProVintage?
Once you have applied ProVintage to a clip…
Select the clip in the timeline.
You will see a new set of parameters in the FCPX Inspector.
Use these parameters to control the look of the ProVintage effect.
How do I copy ProVintage settings?
You can copy ProVintage settings from one clip to another.
Select the effected clip in the timeline and press Cmd+Opt+C
Then select the second clip and press Cmd+Opt+V
I am getting a Red Screen with a Yellow Exclamation Point, how is this fixed?
This usually occurs due to either an Installation error, or its just that your FCPX version is out of date. You can upgrade, its simple and usually free in the Apple App Store. If your operating system is out of date, that may need to be updated first, in order to update the other relying software.
What Version of FCPX does this require?
You will need to make sure your version of the software is updated to at least version 10.2.1, and this may require an OS update, which should be available for free in the App Store.