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Remove Noise from Video, Match Grain, Film Grain vs Digital Noise

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Removing noise, or adding it in can help sell the realism of a video. In this tutorial from Fireball VFX, you will learn difference between film grain and digital noise and when it should be removed, how to add it in when needed and more.  Some of the software discussed in this tutorial are ABSoft Neat Video, Magic Bullet Denoiser III, and Magic Bullet Renoiser.

Fireball VFX states:

Grain and noise removal or it’s application is a very important process that each compositor needs to know. It is a very subtle but crucial detail which sells the whole image by making it look real, even though it is composited.

In this lesson you will learn: the difference between film grain and digital noise; when and how to remove noise from your footage; when and how to add grain onto your composited element; how to match grain or noise between your footage and composited element; what third party plugins are effective with extreme noisy footage; etc.

neat videoNeat Video

Neat Video is a digital filter designed to reduce visible noise and grain found in footage from digital video cameras, DSLRs, TV-tuners and even digitized film or VHS.

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magic bullet suiteMagic Bullet DeNoiser III

Easy Video Noise Reduction.

  • Removes noise and grain from your footage, while preserving detail.
  • Provides immediate one-step results.
  • Rewritten entirely from scratch to give you the best, fastest, most reliable denoising available.

Denoiser is available in the Magic Bullet Suite.

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magic bullet suiteMagic Bullet Renoiser

Cinematic Texture and Grain

  • Restores texture and noise to overly processed digital video.
  • Protects your footage from color banding and blocky compression artifacts.
  • Gives any footage a true-to-life 35mm, 16mm, or Super 8 film grain.

Renoiser is available in the Magic Bullet Suite.

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