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WandaVision-inspired reality transition glitch effect

How to create a reality glitch effect

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.

what does a video editor do?

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.

Filmmaking 101: Fundamentals of Filmmaking

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.

Learn to make magic and wizard effects – Spellbound VFX masterclass

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!

Winter wonderland weather change VFX tutorial

Add snow to your videos with this snow VFX tutorial

Learn how to create a winter scene from everyday footage with some simple mattes, 3D camera tracking, and the Particle Simulator. Follow along for free in HitFilm Express or take it to the next level with HitFilm Pro.

The best VFX software for beginners - HitFilm Pro interface on Mac

Best VFX Software for Beginners

Looking to dip your toes into the fantastical world of visual effects but not sure which software to use? You’re in the right place. In this article, we identify the best VFX software tool kit for artists and filmmakers with small budgets but big dreams.

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New Release: HitFilm 16 Software

The Black Friday sales are here and better than ever. If you buy HitFilm during the sale, you’ll get 12 months of updates, including HitFilm 16, for the lowest price of the year! Read on to find out about the incredible features version 16 has to offer.

Ignite Pro 5 release - lightning effects VFX plugins for After Effects

New Release: Ignite Pro 5

It’s time to get excited. The new Ignite Pro 5 is here! We have jam-packed this new release with a huge array of awesome new updates, workflow enhancements, plugins, and presets. Continue reading to find out more about the exciting changes in Ignite Pro 5.