Effects are transformations that can be applied to an audio or video signal to achieve a desired aesthetic result.

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How to remove transitions from title motion adjustments in Premiere Pro?

I am using some motion adjustments (Effect Controls) on title clips placed on top of my video layer in Premiere Pro CC 2015. I change the position of the clips (names) and also change the scaling per ...
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Best low cost software for lightsaber effect on a macintosh?

I'm interested in creating lightsaber effects with a Macintosh on home videos with my children. What is the best low cost software for recreating this effect today? I don't have Adobe CC, and have no ...
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Dot matrix with depth cloud transition effect

Could someone point me in the right direction to reproducing this effect which takes an illustration, breaks it into circles of color similar to what an inkjet printer would do, and randomizes depth ...
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How to add simple textual animations to videos?

I want to add simple textual animations to videos, just like this one from Business Insider : https://www.facebook.com/228803477461289/videos/231065770568393/ What software do I need in order to ...
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Visualisation: How to beat (BPM) generate effects synchronised from audio final (wav format etc) & render final

I create and produce my own electronic music (ala EDM/ambient House, prog-folk genres) and would like to be able to generate 'kaleidoscope, psychedelic' type effects from the original wav and then ...
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Turbulence cpu video effect

I used to use the Turbulence CPU video effect in Pinnacle Studio 16. Now I use FinalCutPro X and, till now, I was unable to find an equivalent effect. To have an idea of the effect you may look to ...
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Video software to add video effects similar to Apple's Photo Booth

Apple Mac OS X includes Photo Booth, an application for taking photos and videos with the built-in camera (if available, of course). Photo Booth can also add effects while taking a picture or video. ...
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Attach image to layer with tracking mask

I have a two layers. First is the an image (PNG) Second is a video And i want to "attach" first layer to region on the video and track that (just like mosaic effect with mask and tracking work). ...
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Which would be the best VFX software for an absolute beginner?

I am absolutely new to VFX designing and I have tried my hands on Blender, which I find quite useful. I tried After Effects, but couldn't do anything due to its complexity. I want to know about a ...
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How can I generate a full waveform from my audio file in After Effects?

There is an effect in After Effects which generates audio waves and spectrums from audio tracks. What I get is the form for a given second. How can I get the full waveform on a single frame ?
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Adding screen flash (Hitfilm 3 Express)

I want to use some kind of effect, to make the video flash for a short time, when something happens. (Example for a gaming video, when you get a kill the screen should flash for like a half a second) ...
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ffmpeg filter_complex problem

I'm trying to achieve complex effect with ffmpeg, but I seem to be failing the syntax of -filter_complex somewhere. The goal is to capture part of the screen (with UScreenCapture direct show device) ...
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Video overlay - how is this effect created?

I came accross this image - and was wondering how to recreate it in after effects? https://www.truedigital.co.uk/assets/video/us-hero.mp4
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3D images on a video using Premiere

I am a music producer and I have been making music for a while now. but I used to only upload on soundcloud. (where you can only upload audio) I want to start a youtube channel for my music and I ...
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Animations templates and resources

I would like to create a small video including the animation for the text layers and icons ... something like this video : I know that we can do this using Adobe ...
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Mask “shadow” showing up in the middle of the scene

Ok, I've got a question which is pretty hard to explain. I'm using Premiere Pro CC to produce a short movie. Here's a picture describing (or at least trying to) my set: "A" is the main track. "B" ...
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Can I clean up Premiere Pro CS6 preview files like this?

I did a test with a small Premiere Pro CS6 project and discovered that for each change I made to an effect Premiere generated a completely new preview file and stored that alongside the old file ( ...
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Copying Effects from Photoshop to After Effects

I was wondering if it was possible to copy effects settings from photoshop to after effects? Let's say I have a simple effect like "Levels" and I want to have the exact same values for the effect in ...
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Post-production workflow: VFX before color correction?

I'm shooting my first internet video tomorrow. It has a spaceship chasing and shooting at a superhero in it. With knowledge accumulated between ~a year ago and now and more focused research over the ...
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How do I create this effect of instantaneous typing in a video?

I have seen in many videos where I see a cursor blinking and then something(maybe the name of a person) is typed out in the video producing an effect of the thing being instantaneously typed out.How ...
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Realtime fulldome video splitting

I need to split fulldome video stream to several projectors for planetarium. I wrote hlsl (and glsl) shader which does exactly what I need and has some configurable parameters. It works in MPC:HC that ...
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How should I go about doing this same exact effect for an upcoming project?

A client has tasked me to create a How-to-video for Hotel/Flight booking app. They sent me this video and told me to that they would like the same video. The problem is I have no idea what kind of ...
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How to reproduce this rainbow color feedback effect in After Effects?

I'm trying to reproduce this "color feedback" effect that was popular in the 80's (thanks to the Scanimate) : This one is from the song "Earth, Wind and Fire - Let's groove" Basically it work ...
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Can't add effect to master clip on Premiere Pro CC

I am trying to add an effect to multiple pieces of video on the same sequence. The sequence contains: -10 .mov videos divided in a plenty of small sequences -pictures and titles I followed step by ...
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How to fix a 24fps shot that looks jerky when rendered at 30fps frame rate?

I accidentally shot one scene at 24fps instead of the 30fps I intended. I want to render it at 30fps (to fit the rest of the video), but the render from Premiere looks choppy, regardless of whether I ...
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What is this name of the video effect?

I got this from les mesirables (2012) movie. in this scene, guy singing, but camera blur all his around, focusing only on him. so What is this name of the video effect?
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Does Premiere Pro CS2 support blend modes?

I've seen tutorials using blend modes... Effect Controls > Opacity > Blend Mode > Multiply ...however, I cannot find a setting in Premiere Pro CS2 other than opacity. I'm overlaying a ...
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After Effects stroke effect doesn't play

In After Effects I am trying to apply the Stroke effects to characters as described in this video: My Screen: Although as you can see even just going at the middle ...
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How 2D to 3D conversion is performed?

The Oscar winning movie Titanic which was picturized in 2D format and released in 1997 . It was again released in 3D format in 2012. But I wonder that how 2D to 3D conversion of movie frames is ...
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How to paint on video?

Is there a specific name for this technique? so I can search for tutorials about it.
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Fast Zoom Effect to New Camera

So I'm trying to recreate an effect that was used quite a bit in the first Hulk movie. I've seen it other places, but Hulk sticks in my mind. So the concept is that there are two cameras, one ...
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Open source video editing software compatible with Linux [duplicate]

I've been looking around for open source software I can use to quickly edit some of my projects when I'm away from home on my Linux laptop and the best I've found so far is Blender. Does anyone else ...
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What are some ways to simulate an explosion?

I'm beginning production on a film in the next few weeks, and I need an explosion in one of the scenes. It's not super complicated, just one shot a few seconds long with an explosion coming off the ...
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Interpolate Effects in After Effects

I have an image in After Effects that is slowly growing. After 5 seconds, I want the image to quickly grow. When I do this however, using 2 transition effects, the 'joint' at which the 2 transition ...
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Video with person 'writing on glass' effect

I'm trying to find someone who can make videos similar to one shown here: At 49 seconds, the actress writes on glass to explain the concept. ...
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Blur a face using only one video layer with Premiere CS6?

so with the new built-in masking option of the gaussian blur and similar effects in the CC version of Premiere Pro it's pretty easy to limit effect to a specific area of the video in order to e.g. ...
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Overlaying Images on top of each other so they both show

I would like to show an animation of an transparent image being overlaid on top of another image, But have both images show on the screen at the same time. The first image would be on the screen then ...
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Make a video look like it was taken from further away

I have a telephone video recording I would like to edit to make it appear it was taken from further away than it was?
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Create quickly alternating clips in Premiere Pro

I'm putting together a scene with music that has a steady beat, and then the tempo increases to the point where the beat is far more rapid. I'd like to alternate between video clips on every beat. I ...
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How to mask everything except eyes?

I have a video containing a single person facing the camera. I would like to black-out everything in this video except for a small rectangular box around the person's eyes. I'm sure there are many ...
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After Effects - Recreate a “distortion” or a special Radial Blur effect / Slowly pitch sound down

I would like to re-create an effect from the game Dishonored. The FX happens when I teleport or when I slow down time, the screen gets some radial blur and a strange kind of distortion at the edges. ...
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What do you call the video effect where water looks like it's standing still when filmed

I found a few interesting effects, which was labelled under the rolling shutter effect, however I was told that this was NOT an example of rolling shutter effect, what would you call this effect? The ...
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Visual equivalent of VST

What would be most similar in concept to VST effects but for visuals? In other words, is there a standardized interface for running VisFX on a video in the same way that one can run VST realtime ...
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How to create and film ghost special effects

I need to film a piece that is supernatural in nature and has several characters that are ghosts. I've thought of numerous ways of accomplishing this but would like some suggestions on which would be ...
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How to achieve trippy breathing effect (visual drifting) on static photo

How can I achieve a trippy visual drifting effect like the image is breathing? See The Visual Components of a Psychedelic Experience - Visual drifting section or more precisely this fragment of this ...
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Shutter slower than video FPS

I'm trying to shoot low light video on my RX100 m3 and I want to make the best of it. So it would make sense that the ideal setting (in many cases) would be to open the shutter for as long as it can ...
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Is it possible in FFMPEG to change scale over time?

Ok, so using the overlay filter, one can change the x/y location of a video over time by using the "t" variable. For example, overlay=x='if(gte(t,2), -w+(t-2)*20, NAN)':y=0 can be used to start ...
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Looking to get Youtube-quality video stabilization from a software based video editing application (on mac)

When I create edited films on iMovie and then export them to Youtube, Youtube's stabilization enhancement greatly increases the quality of many of my shakier action shots. Unfortunately, this same ...
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Easy script for making and overlaying video counters?

I wanted to make a family of videos like and I was wondering if there were any easy plugins/scripts to be able to create and increment the counter while watching a ...
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How to achieve the short particle bursts in this gif?

I've tried to create the short bursts similar to this gif but I can't seem to get the exact effect. I'm using particle world in after effects. Another problem I'm running into is the texture has some ...