June 5, 2007

Noise Industries and Partners Launch FxFactory Expansion FxPacks for Apple Final Cut Studio 2.0

Boston - Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the postproduction and broadcast markets, announced Noise Industries partners Core Melt, Idustrial Revolution, and SUGARfx have launched FxFactory Expansion FxPacks for Apple Final Cut Studio 2.0.
FxPacks are developed by Noise Industries and its partners using the Noise Industries FxFactory Pro plug-in manager. The FxFactory Pro plug-in manager provides non-developers, such as visual effects artists, a user-friendly graphical interface to create additional effects for the Apple Final Cut Studio package.
Core Melt - FxFactory Expansion FxPack "ImageFlow FX"
Developed using the Noise Industries FxFactory Pro plug-in manager, the new Core Melt ImageFlow FxPack is a collection of plug-ins for creating slideshows and animating backgrounds. Ideal for creating documentary photo montages, motion graphics menus, or DVD menus, the ImageFlow FX tool set includes catchy effects and transitions: Dissolve Over, Flashcard, Multifader, Multigrow, Panels Transitions, Polaroids, Random Move Over, Stills Grid, Zoom in and Stop, and Zoom Up.
Idustrial Revolution Updates FxFactory Expansion FxPack "Volumetrix"
Idustrial Revolution has released an update of FxPack Volumetrix Version 1.03. The new release of Volumetrix adds two volumetric light spill transitions: zoom and glow. These features allow users to apply a wipe on a clip or element, such as text producing a volumetric effect. Users can select from the luminance and alpha to drive the wipe. The new Volumetrix update also adds support for presets, allowing users to save, recall, and transport their favorite effects.
SUGARfx - FxFactory Expansion FxPack "Video Wall"
SUGARfx's new Video Wall package provides Apple Final Cut Pro and Motion users the ability to easily and quickly construct a video wall effect in 3D space. SUGARfx offers Standard and Pro versions. With VideoWall Standard, users can create interesting video wall setups quickly. The Video Wall Pro version provides additional controls for creating more complex effects. Parameters include zoom, twist, and turn for creating eye-catching animations.
Core Melt ImageFlow FX and SUGARfx Video Wall FxPacks are available for $99 and $59, respectively. Idustrial Revolution Volumetrix 1.03 is available for $49. Idustrial Revolution Volumetrix 1.03 is a free update for existing Volumetrix customers. Apple Final Cut Studio 2.0 users can test drive FxFactory ExpansionFxPacks by downloading a 15-day trial version from www.noiseindustries.com