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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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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.

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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.

Locate your HitFilm Express add-ons

It feels like only yesterday that we released ‘Assemble’. The new HitFilm Express has given you loads of new features and effects, except this time there are 33 NEW add-on packs!

It feels like only yesterday that we released ‘Assemble’. The new HitFilm Express has given you loads of new features and effects, except this time there are 33 NEW add-on packs!

As well as that, when you open up the software you’ll see an add-on panel on the left-hand side. Exactly the same as it’s always been – except this time we’ve renamed these add-on packs to make them easier to browse. Don’t panic – you haven’t lost the add-ons you’ve already bought! Every add-on from HitFilm Express 2017 will be transferred over to HitFilm Express when you upgrade.

Want to check? Here are some quick instructions on how to find which goods you got and which you don’t.

  1. Open HitFilm Express
  2. Go to ‘File
  3. Go to ‘Options’
  4. Down to ‘Activation’
  5.  Check your add-ons under ‘Activated features’ and ‘disabled features’.

If you have any further questions about this then please leave them in the comments section below.

Happy editing!
The HitFilm Team
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Kirstie Tostevin

Kirstie Tostevin

I'm a writer, creator, and positive thinker! I've never felt more at home than in this community and heading up FXhome's Marketing team. Together, we're making the industry more accessible and the world a brighter place through fun content and incredible software! It's a great day to be a creator.