Im working in FCP and all my dissolves seem to be very flat and even. I've noticed on a lot of professional trailers (like the new Texas Chainsaw Masssacre) the dissolves seem to effect the likes and darks differently. Sort of like film developing. How can I emulate this?
For something more subtle [and still simple], try using a Gradient Dissolve and playing around with the gradient you use.
Works nicely for me when I want to control what gets wiped off and on the screen.
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