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What is halation?

Halation is a by-product that comes from shooting on film, when bright parts of an image gain a red glow or ‘halo’. Film strips are made of different emulsion layers which capture light within the blue, green, and red channels; alongside an anti-halation backing layer that absorbs excess light. With particularly bright images, light can often refract off the anti-halation backing and back into the red channel, which causes halation to occur. This is most commonly seen on bright light sources, such as lamps, car headlights, and neon signs.

What is FilmConvert Nitrate's Halation?

Our Halation is the perfect finishing touch to your creative grade, that emphasizes the organic and tactile feeling of film achieved through our emulations. It adds an innate softness to your image, adding to the dreamy and romantic feeling of celluloid film, elevating your grade to the next level.

How does Halation in FilmConvert Nitrate work?


Mimics where halation would naturally occur if shot on film.


Intuitive controls for anyone at any level of editing.


Quick and easy edit, playback, and render speeds with halation turned on.

Fully Customizable

Customize the halation settings to your liking, either by sticking to the default settings or adjusting it to your own preferences.

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Try Halation for FilmConvert Nitrate today!

Sample our Halation with the free trial of FilmConvert Nitrate. Remove the watermark by purchasing your Halation add-on for pre-existing licenses or as part of any new Nitrate license purchases down below.

Frequently Asked Questions

At this stage, Halation is only available as an add-on to Nitrate licenses, but we will be releasing a standalone version soon.

No. Halation is a one-time purchase for your license.

Your Halation add-on is linked to your pre-existing license, so you will be able to use it on all seats allocated to your license.

Yes! If you purchase the Halation add-on for your Bundle license, you will be able to use it on all the platforms we support: DaVinci Resolve, Premiere Pro, and Final Cut Pro.