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WandaVision-inspired reality transition glitch effect

How to create a WandaVision Reality Glitch Transition

Learn how to create a reality-warping transition, perfect for switching between scenes or tearing a hole in reality, as seen in WandaVision, using mattes, distortions, and glows!

This tutorial will be using HitFilm Pro but you can follow along in HitFilm Express if you have the VFX: Distortion pack, VFX: Retro 2 pack, and the VFX: Neon Lights pack.

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What does a video editor do?

A career in video editing might seem exciting and alluring, but what is it exactly and what does take to become one? In this article we examine the role as defined by the film and video industry, with insights into the ideal software for developing such skills.

How to make a short film by yourself

The idea of making your own short films or movies need not be a pipe dream. Don’t let a lack of budget or limited resources hold production back by getting creative with the shoot and discovering great software along the way.

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How to Create Scarlet Witch’s Magic Effects

Learn how to create Scarlet Witch’s dazzling magic effects using some simple grades, the Particle Simulator, and interactive lighting! Follow along for free in HitFilm Express or take it to the next level with HitFilm Pro.

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FXhome’s New Year’s Wrap-Up

2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, so we wanted to end it on a high note with a video featuring our amazing community! Together, we've accomplished an huge amount this year. Read on to find out about the lovely things that have happened within our community!

For our very last video of the year, we wanted to collaborate with our amazing community! 2020 has been a very challenging year for everyone, yet together, we’ve accomplished an incredible amount. To end things on a high note, we got to hear about the wonderful things our community has been able to do and create in the midst of it all.

Through the ups and downs of 2020, our team has been working very hard to bring out some awesome releases such as HitFilm 16 and our first-ever iOS app CamTrackAR. We’ve also updated Imerge and Ignite, seen your fantastic entries from the ‘Inside the Box’ and ‘SCARE US! In 20 seconds’ competitions. Our community has been reignited with an update to our forums and has expanded to a whopping size of over 5.8 million users! With your help through Pay-What-You-Want, we have raised over $210,000 for good causes and charities such as WWF, Doctors Without Borders, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the Australian wildfires, just to name a few. 

To find out more about the amazing things our community has been up to, our hopes and wishes for 2021, and more, click here

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Hannah Odebode

Hannah Odebode

Hey! I'm Hannah, the intern! I'm the person that gets to answer all of your questions and respond to your lovely comments on our socials. I have a great love for all things thriller/horror-film related and my favorite film as of yet is Parasite. 😊