De-Squeeze Anamorphic Footage
4 Easy Ways
Yay! You have your new Moment Anamorphic Lens and are ready to rock and roll. Or maybe you’re shooting on a $10,000 Anamorphic Lens for your big ‘ole film camera, whatever. This article is for the both of you.
But, something just doesn’t seem right? Maybe you’ve pranced around gorgeous cliffside bluffs while filming your dog running around the ocean banks, came back to the editing room, and noticed the footage looked a bit… “squeezed”? Don’t worry — that’s to be expected.
We’ve compiled a few ways in which to “de-squeeze” your anamorphic footage, since every application varies in their workflow and ability. De-squeezing will essentially level out your video grabs into a gorgeous, normalized letterboxd frame. Keep in mind that what's down below are only relevant to iOS devices; though, we're working diligently to accommodate Android gear, as well. We promise.
We love to use our Moment Camera Pro App (duh), FilmPic Pro App, Final Cut Pro, and Adobe Premiere. Here’s how: