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Upcoming Release: Ignite Pro 2021.1

Ignite Pro 2021.1 will be landing in April and will bring a multitude of new updates, workflow enhancements, plugins, and presets. Read on to find out about the exciting new features version 2021.1 has to offer.

How to create a VFX cyborg effect for free

Want to join the Justice League? Now you can! In this tutorial, we’ll take you through motion tracking your actor’s head in Blender, applying a detailed 3D model, and compositing in HitFilm Express, all for free.

How to create futuristic laser gun effects

Use Animated Lasers to bring sci-fi battle scenes to life! This fully customizable futuristic effect gives you everything you need to create everything from Stormtrooper blasters to world-destroying death rays!

How to create futuristic digital glitch effects

Want to create mesmerizing futuristic holograms, titles, and transitions for your sci-fi shorts? Join Zach Alan to discover how to use HitFilm’s Dot Matrix Effect to get that perfect look for anything from dystopian Cyberpunk cityscapes to high-tech alien worlds.

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How to make a green screen at home

Today putting some of the most popular green screen alternatives to the test to see which is most effective on a $20 budget! From card to curtains, we’re trying them all with the same lighting setup and the same keying process inside HitFilm Express. Read on to find out how to make your very own DIY green screen.

Best green screen software for photo and video

Separating foreground from background to totally transform videos and photography need not be the preserve of magicians. With amazing solutions available for all levels and budgets, we identify the best green screen software for credible chroma keying.

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Top 5 visual effects tips for shooting your VFX shot

Before adding VFX to a scene, there are a few things to think about before you hit record! Javert is here to share his top 5 tips to give you the best chance of getting the perfect visual effects shot every time.

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Free and paid After Effects alternatives

Synonymous with the video production industry, Adobe’s After Effects and Premiere Pro software suites are heavyweights. But power comes at a cost and for many users this calls for an alternative choice – so what are they and which is the best?