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Gore stock footage

Posted: Mon, 8th Nov 2010, 4:27am

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FXhomer129135

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Everytime I download Gore stock footage off of Detonation Films.com. Its white on the screen. It shows the Gore but it doesn't blend in with my clip. its just a white back round.
Posted: Mon, 8th Nov 2010, 4:33am

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Axeman

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Yep. EffectsLab isn't a compositing program, so you'll have difficulty with that sort of compositing job. If you can change the composite blend mode of a clip in your editing software, you just need to select "Multiply" to remove the white background.
Posted: Mon, 8th Nov 2010, 12:14pm

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FXhomer129135

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I have Imovie so what would I do?
Posted: Tue, 9th Nov 2010, 10:25pm

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Darth Stazz the Powerful

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Because you have Effectslab and not Compositelab, it's probably best to make your gore effects from scratch using the particles engine. You are allowed a lot more control with physics (like the randomizers and gravity) and there's always the option of using multiple layers in which you can change settings between each layer to get a completely different look. Expland the mind and try new things. You never know what you may discover smile
Posted: Thu, 18th Nov 2010, 3:23am

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FXhomer129135

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Now i really need to know if composite lab pro would be good for this. Will composite lab pro let me blend in the gore and blood so that there will be no white back round??? please reply if you know!
Posted: Thu, 18th Nov 2010, 3:37am

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Garrison

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Yes it will. Composite Lab is designed just for that.
Posted: Sun, 5th Dec 2010, 3:01pm

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EffectsDude101

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Where you see the name for the video, place the stock footage above the video
Posted: Sun, 12th Dec 2010, 5:14pm

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MJS-Studios

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Unfortunately, EffectsLab Pro is not a compositing program, but a digital VFX engine. Packs like the Gore Presets are therefore not compatiable with the software, and it's probably best just to use the particle engine to generate your effects.

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Posted: Thu, 6th Jan 2011, 10:58pm

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futurefilmmaker

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What you can do to change the background to black is go to grade, inverse, then apply a hue shift and change the color back to red. Also make sure the object is set to screen. This is the best alternative, however sometimes it might be too transparent to look real. You can add a contrast to make it bolder and more visible, however against white backgrounds you won't be able to see it well...black backgrounds are most visible. Just a tip there. You can always buy composite lab too.