Motion 5 - Halftone

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Reduces an image to a black and white version of itself, simulating the halftone screening
method for print, in which the shadows and highlights of an image are recreated using
patterns of small and large dots.

This filter causes rasterization in 3D groups. For more information on rasterization, see

About Rasterization


Original image

Halftone applied

Parameters in the Inspector


Sets the position of the center of the halftone dots. Drag the center onscreen

control to adjust its value in the Canvas.


Sets the angle of the alignment of the dots.


Sets the scale of the halftone dots.


Sets the amount of contrast between lightest and darkest dots.


Sets the percentage of the original image to be blended with the filtered image.

Publish OSC:

Publishes the filter’s onscreen controls in Final Cut Pro X. For more

information on creating content for use in Final Cut Pro, see

Creating Templates for

Final Cut Pro X


HUD Controls
The HUD contains the following controls: Angle, Scale, and Contrast.