Slit Tunnel

Simulates a circular version of the slit scan process used to create “warp tunnel” images in science fiction films. This filter is automatically animated to create a fly-through effect.

Canvas showing effect of Slit Tunnel filter

Adjust this filter using the parameter controls in the Filters Inspector:

  • Center: Sets the position of the center of the tunnel. You can also drag the Center onscreen control in the Canvas.

  • Rotation: Sets the angle of rotation of the tunnel effect.

  • Speed: Sets the speed of the simulation.

  • Perspective: Sets the angle of perspective on the tunnel effect.

  • Glow: Sets the amount of the glow at the end of the tunnel.

  • Glow Color: Picks the color of the glow at the end of the tunnel. Click the disclosure triangle to display Red, Green, and Blue sliders for more precise color selection.

  • Mix: 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 Final Cut Pro templates overview.