Creating an Iron Man HUD Effect using HitFilm – Part 2: Color Grading
In this second part of the Iron Man HUD tutorial series, Simon gives a top tip for making your HUD effects look as good as those in the movies – color grading…
By skilfully applying HitFilm’s Glow and Color Temperature effects, the HUD graphics begin to look much more cinematic. Adding HitFilm’s Action Cam Lens Distort gives the HUD graphics a curvature that looks much more natural.
In order to composite the HUD graphics with Kirstie’s face better, he explains how to create a shadow fall off mask and then color match Kirstie’s face to the HUD elements using the Color Balance effect.