GenArts has announced that it will be demonstrating its Sapphire plug-ins for Motion, Apple’s new motion graphic design and production tool, at IBC next month.
GenArts’ Sappire plug-ins include 175 image processing and synthesis effects for transforming film and video. Basic effects include Glows, EdgeRays, LensFlare, Glint, Blurs and RackDefocus. More sophisticated effects include Lightning Zaps, FlysEye, JpegDamage, HalfTone and Textures.
The Sappire plug-ins are currently available for Adobe After Effects and Premiere; Apple Final Cut Pro and Shake; Avid Media Composer, Xpress, DS, and Nitris; Discreet combustion, flint, flame, inferno, fire, smoke and burn; eyeon Digital Fusion; and Media 100 844/X, amongst others.
Many different prices exist for the collection, depending on the effects purchased and the host system. The entire collection for After Effects and compatible products costs $1,699 (around £935). Four separate boxes are available for $599 (£330).