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FXHOME Announces HitFilm Plugins
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XHOME has announced that
many of its VFX, compositing,
motion graphics and grading
effects will soon be available for
the first time for After Effects, Vegas
Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro
and Motion.
The versatile plugins collection
from the software developer's
popular HitFilm video editing
programme was launched at NAB.
The package takes the many
effects present in HitFilm 2 Ultimate
into multiple platforms, and ranges
from visual effects and professional
green screen compositing to
procedural motion graphics and
cinematic colour grading.
Filmmakers, visual effects artists
and motion graphics designers will
be able to utilise this diverse pack
of plugins to create organic particle
arrays, design light flares, generate
procedural fire and lightening, and
add 3D muzzle flashes to action
sequences. The colourist's toolkit
enables pro skin retouching, cine
style looks, bleach bypass and
day-for-night processing and
film damage effects. It also offers
distortion and warp effects, rolling
shutter correction and temporal
manipulation.

With something for every
project, users only need
to buy the plugins once
and they get two licences
to install them in all their
post-production software,
including After Effects, Vegas
Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere
Pro and Motion.
Joshua Davies, FXHOME
founder and CEO, explained:
"We have taken the advanced
technology in HitFilm 2
Ultimate to create a plugins
package that has been
designed to work seamlessly
across all the industry- Adobe After Effects Example
leading host platforms. GPUGPU hardware acceleration, the
accelerated and optimised for high
plugins also utilise the power of a
performance and professional
computer's graphics card for fast
rendering quality, this collection
performance, even when working
brings HitFilm's great range of visual
in full 3D with complex effects,
effects to a broader audience."
to enable 3D visual effects and
The plugins have been designed
compositing to be rendered quickly.
to fit seamlessly into a user's
Professional hardware will also
workflow wherever they are
be able to display many complex
effects in near real-time.
needed. Engineered to provide
maximum power and versatility,
FXHOME has a close relationship
when combined with a video editing
with many YouTube stars who began
platform they form an unrivalled
using its video editing software early
post-production toolkit. Each
on. Freddie Wong, co-creator of
plugin is highly customisable and
VGHS and RocketJump Studios,
useful in a practical workflow. With
describes HitFilm 2 Ultimate as

"the single best software package
for aspiring visual effects artists
and filmmakers".
Ryan Connolly, creator and host
of Film Riot, commented: "HitFilm
is a love letter to the indie and no
budget filmmaking community and
its effects and presets show that
FXHOME is a company that really
understands filmmakers' needs.
"With HitFilm effects now available
to AE, Premiere, Vegas and FCPX
users, it's an even bigger win for
visual effects artists and motion
graphics designers everywhere."
HitFilm Plugins is now available.

Brazil's EPTV Outfits OB Van With Grass Valley Solutions
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razil's Empresa Paulista de
Televisão (EPTV), part of the
commercial network TV Globo,
replaced their SD OB van with a
brand new HD OB van equipped
with a scalable Grass Valley
live production solution for HD
coverage of major sporting events
including the upcoming 2014 FIFA
World Cup in Brazil.
The purchase includes 12 LDX
WorldCam advanced imaging
cameras, 12 XCU WorldCam
eXchangeable Control Units, which
support fibre as well as triax, and
a Karrera Video Production Center
switcher with K-Frame.
"We were looking for a complete
camera solution that fulfilled
several requirements, with

Grass Valley's LDX Camera

superior image quality and versatility
at the top of our list," commented
Jose Francisco Valencia, Technical
Director, EPTV. "The XCU base
stations are true workhorses. We
can slide them in and out whenever
we need to and we can transfer them
between our OB van, our studio, or
any other location, and they fully
support the LDX WorldCam camera.
All around, this is an extremely
flexible solution and we're very
pleased with our purchase."
For optimised control, the LDX
Series works in tandem with XCU
base stations, providing full 3G
transmission connectivity for both
triax and fibre. The unique
cradle of the XCU can be
pre-mounted and
pre-wired in the
rack, forming a
secure mechanical
and electrical
connection, so the
XCU base stations
can easily slide
in and
out as
needed,
w i t h
X C U
b a s e
station
settings

Karrera Video Production Center switcher with K-Frame

stored in the XCU cradle's EEPROM.
The LDX WorldCam is a highperformance HD camera optimised
for all broadcast applications
offering an unrivalled performance
both in cost and imagery. Its core
technology is based on the Grass
Valley Xensium-FT CMOS imager,
which enables the camera to deliver
superb picture quality even in low
light conditions.
The lightweight Karrera switcher
is ideal for OB vans with its familiar
controls, intuitive interface, and
minimal training time, which
translates into faster setups. It
provides full 3G 1080p50/60 HD

support, while K-Frame adds a
software-based modular approach
with upgradability.
"Our goal is to provide broadcasters
around the globe - whether mobile
or fixed - with the easiest way to
increase production and enhance
their programming without having to
increase their budget," said Felipe
Andrade, Regional Sales Director,
Brazil, Grass Valley. "With its new
Grass Valley live production solution
in place, EPTV can maximise the use
of its truck without compromising
on any operational aspects, image
quality, or performance."


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