In this video tutorial you’ll discover how to add style to your text in FCPX by creating a custom title effect!
Filmmaker Dan Allen shares his trick for giving your text a dynamic textured treatment in Final Cut Pro X. Dan applies a stone texture to his title and splits it in half for a cool motion effect. This Final Cut Pro X video tutorial covers:
- Embedding video or still images inside text using the Luma Mask blending mode in FCPX
- Cropping text and adding movement to make your text more dynamic
- Keyframe motion and effects
Although this tutorial is for a very specific look, keyframing and using blend modes is essential knowledge for any FCPX editor. Use this tutorial as a jumping off point for creating your own unique title effects.