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Holly Arnold
Ken Burns effect
on Sep 23, 2009 at 11:14:02 am

How would i be able to create the same visual as the Ken Burns effect from IMovies on an image in Final Cut?



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Dave LaRonde
Re: Ken Burns effect
on Sep 23, 2009 at 11:18:57 am

If you're talking about zooming and moving on still pictures, you might be a lot happier with the results you get in either Motion or After Effects. Both applications use scaling algorithms that are a lot better than the one FCP uses, so the picture quality is a lot better.

Dave LaRonde
Sr. Promotion Producer
KCRG-TV (ABC) Cedar Rapids, IA


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Holly Arnold
Re: Ken Burns effect
on Sep 23, 2009 at 11:20:53 am

I don't think i will be able to get access to either of those two programs. How is it done in FCP?


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Dave LaRonde
Re: Ken Burns effect
on Sep 23, 2009 at 11:24:09 am

I'll take your word that you don't have Motion, but I am sort of surprised by that -- I'm pretty sure Motion's been bundled with FCP since FCP 5. I hope someone else chimes in -- I'm clueless on how to do it in FCP, because I use AE for that sort of thing.

Dave LaRonde
Sr. Promotion Producer
KCRG-TV (ABC) Cedar Rapids, IA


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Holly Arnold
Re: Ken Burns effect
on Sep 23, 2009 at 11:27:14 am

Sorry. I'm working on Final Cut Express.


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Tom Wolsky
Re: Ken Burns effect
on Sep 23, 2009 at 11:57:51 am

http://www.fcpbook.com/Motion_Control_in_FCE.html

This should get you going. It's designed for FCE users, but it's basically the same in FCP.


All the best,

Tom

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Niclas Bahn
Re: Ken Burns effect
on Sep 23, 2009 at 12:53:52 pm

Hi Holly,

Have a look at our free Pan and Zoom plug-in to create "Ken Burns" animations inside FCP, Motion and AE. Also works in Final Cut Express!

http://www.noiseindustries.com/fxfactory/panandzoom/

FxFactory Tutorial - Pan and Zoom Freebie from Noise Industries on Vimeo.



http://www.noiseindustries.com


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Ben Holmes
Re: Ken Burns effect
on Sep 23, 2009 at 1:59:54 pm

Put the clip in the timeline, double click to open it in the viewer, go to the motion tab on the clip, put playhead or first frame. Click the diamond next to scale to set a keyframe. Move sliders for scale as required. Click on the diamond by position, then the cross for position as required (drag cross to canvas to move footage). Move playhead to last frame of clip, repeat process (for end of move - will not require you to press diamond button as new keyframes are automagically created now). Done.

If you want dissolves between clips, note that the two keyframes need to be at the first and last frames of the dissolves, which will be earlier/later than with cuts, so apply the dissolve first.

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Chris Poisson
Re: Ken Burns effect
on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:22:26 pm

When using the Motion window as Ben suggests, using travel mattes is a great way to go. It gets you around the keyframe issues on the dissolves.
http://library.creativecow.net/articles/poisson_chris/FCPTravelMattes.php


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