Motion 5 - Slit Scan

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Slit Scan

Creates an animated fly-through effect by simulating the slit scan process used to create
“stargate” images in science fiction films.


Chapter 19

Using Filters

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

About Rasterization


Original image

Slit Scan applied

Parameters in the Inspector


Sets the position of the center of the slit. Drag the Center onscreen control to

adjust its value in the Canvas.


Sets the angle of rotation of the slit.


Sets the speed of the simulation.


Sets the angle of perspective on the object.


Sets the amount of the glow on the slit.

Glow Color:

Picks the color of the glow of the slit. Use the disclosure triangle to display

Red, Green, and Blue sliders for more precise color selection.


Sets the amount of offset between what is above and what is below the slit.


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: Rotation, Speed, Perspective, Glow, Glow Color,
and Offset.