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Simon HutchinsHow do I achieve this filter? Please!
by on Oct 12, 2013 at 12:54:02 pm

Hi this is for a personal project and would like to achieve a filter similar to the filter shown in this video but not exactly the same just using the same technique of blending something over the top but I'll use a different image to the film frame....

Please help, any advice could be extremely helpful

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John CuevasRe: How do I achieve this filter? Please!
by on Oct 12, 2013 at 1:07:56 pm

That's achieved using the blending modes. You lay one image/video over another and choose one of the blending modes to get them to mix together. If you don't see the blending modes, press F4, and they should come up. Also pressing shift+ (plus/minus key) lets you toggle through them quickly. Using multiple modes and changine the opacity of the modes can dramatically change the look completely.

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Blending modes and layer style

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Tudor "Ted" JelescuRe: How do I achieve this filter? Please!
by on Oct 12, 2013 at 2:23:04 pm

If you're referring to the film leader and film burn superimposed on the footage, then you need some stock footage of that. You can find some on these sites (google search):

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