How to use Film Grain

Film grain simulates the look of organic grain found in footage shot on film. Create harsh grain for stylistic looks or go for a more fine grain to create some atmosphere.


Film Grain comes with a few controls to help you nail down the specific look you want.

  • Denoise reduces digital noise found in digital camera video to eliminate articafts.
  • Blend Mode selects the way that the film grain interacts with the source footage for a greater variety of looks.
  • Intensity increases the density and harshness of the film grain.
  • Size makes the grain bigger or smaller.
  • Balance choose whether the film grain is applied more to the highlight or shadow areas. Keep it at 0 for an even look.
  • Mix controls the overall mix of the film grain and source video. 
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