Lightsaber effects tutorial

The Force

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It is a time of unprecedented creativity. Rebel filmmakers, striking from their bedrooms, have struck a major blow against the tyranny of expensive visual effects.

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The Rebels are now arming a new generation of filmmakers with HITFILM EXPRESS, a powerful instrument, much like the Jedi’s lightsaber, that can be modified to create any kind of film....

The Dark Side

Good! Give in to your anger.

HitFilm Express has everything you need to make your own stunning science fiction movies for free. In this tutorial, we show you how to use HitFilm’s lightning effects to embrace your dark side.

The Light Side

Much to learn, you still have.

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Watch how we create iconic lightsaber video effects:

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