Chapter 15. Manipulating Video

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This lesson takes approximately 40 minutes to complete.


Work with Motion filters in Final Cut Pro

Create smooth variable-speed changes

Stabilize a handheld shot

Create a match move

In earlier lessons, you worked with video clips in many ways: transforming them, masking them, and using blend modes to integrate them into motion graphics compositions. But sometimes you need to manipulate the video itself. Perhaps the video needs to be blurred or stylized with a filter. It may need to speed up or slow down (or both). A shaky shot needs to be smoothed out, or some content must be replaced.

Manipulating video is a key component ...

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