Scratchtapes: Interface Free

To celebrate May 4th I’ve created a micro pack of retro sci-fi interfaces for Final Cut Pro. The pack consists of four variations of 1980s inspired, science-fiction interfaces and heads up displays. This micro pack is entirely free to use for both personal and commercial projects. As a bonus there are also two text templates, using the Syncro Let font, as well as an audio effects preset for voice processing those droid style comms.

May the fourth be with you.

FRAME DAMAGE: Film FX Rebooted

The Scratchtapes Film FX packs are being updated, with a rollout of several micro packs coming over the spring /summer.. Frame Damage Vol2, is a collection of 10 Final Cut Pro effects and a few flare and film clutter transitions, with simple to use controls for adding anything from subtle frame flickers, to extreme film damage effects.

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I’ve just put together a few of my favourite film effects from the Scratchtapes collection, into a mini pack of Final Cut Pro templates. Frame Damage Vol2, is a collection of 15 FCPX effects and a few flare and film clutter transitions.

The templates are made up of telecines from super 8 and 16mm film. The scans are over sized and in some cases, can be cropped in or windowed to reduce the sprocket holes, if need be. I used a few different cutting edge techniques to achieve the damaged effects, including bucket processing out of date film, hand scratching with a hot needle and coating removal with a pan scrubber.

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