How to Create a Freeze Frame Callout Effect

This is a popular effect for good reason.

It looks cool!

It’s a fun and simple way to draw your attention to a person or object.

In this video from Casey Faris, you’ll learn about:

  • Adding a Freeze Frame with Retime Controls
  • Opening the clip in Fusion
  • Adding a Matte Control tool
  • Cutting out your subject with a polygon mask
  • Adding a color stroke around your subject
  • Animating the stroke with a polyline stroke in the Paint Tool
  • Inserting and styling Text
  • Drawing an arrow and animating it
  • Scaling the whole effect separate from the background
  • Adjusting timing using Spline panel

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