The Widescreen filter in Final Cut Pro can be anoying for two reasons: you have to apply it to each clip and it leaves transparent bars instead of a true matte. I’ve been using the method described here for quite some time now. Me being me, I assumed it was common practice, but perhaps not. So I’ve decided to share my extensive matte collection with everyone.
Below you will find a zip archive containing PSD files in common resolutions/formats (including HD & RED) with the following black mattes:
- 1.33 (4:3)
- 1.5 (3:2)
- 1.78 (16:9)
- 2 (2:1)
- 2.39 (2.35)
Enjoy and feel free to share. The files are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.
Aspect Matte (Zip Archive)