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Layer dimensions in after effects

How can I find the dimensions in pixels of a layer in adobe after effects.
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supply video files to editor in another country

My editor is moving from Los Angeles (where I live) to Canada. Is there a common, reliable, cheap way for me to supply large video files (up to 10 GB) to him? I don't have much of a budget, and I have ...
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Making the camera travel through a hole in a letter

I need to know if there is a way for a camera to travel through a hole in a letter or something flashy like a portal in After Effects CC.
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What software can be used for pre-visualizing video presentation environments?

D3 Technologies offers both a previz and a playout platform for video presentations. I'm interested only in the software part, for pre-visualization of complex, multi-screen presentations. Using ...
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What title(s) should a one-person film crew receive in the credit role?

I recently worked on an interview series that had the following contributors: Producer Interviewer: Person who contacted and arranged the interviews Me, the "predator" (one-person film crew) who set ...
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What is the best software to do color pass effect for a film?

I want to select a colour which the computer picks up on and then only allows that colour to be viewed on the video, hence turning the rest B&W. (for example like Sin City) What is the best ...
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How to make a film in black and white and add color to some objects?

How is a movie made to show selective colors. For instance, in Pleasantville a sister and brother are transported to the universe of an old black and white TV show, and the movie switches to being ...
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What is a subtle displacement at the moment of the cut?

In In the blink of an eye book (page 6), Walter Murch explains that displacements at the moment of the cut should be either subtle or total: What we do seem to have difficulty accepting are the ...
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How to achieve “Acid Burn” saturation?

The TV show 'Utopia' has become renowned for its stylized visuals, including a type of saturation that is frequently described by reviews as "Acid Burned"... Director Marc Munden, who shot the ...
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How to make a vehicle number visible?

Due to all the lights in the video the vehicle number is not visible. The video was captured by a CCTV camera. In the video the car comes close enough to be able to read the vehicle number if it were ...
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Spot removal tool

I took videos with my DSLR and then saw that there is a speck of dust in my sensor. With stills I can use Photoshop's or Lightroom's "Spot removal tool". Is there spot removal feature in video ...
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My converted videos look bad… what am I doing wrong?

I am a software developer. I understand the video concepts, but I am no expert. I have a Sony Action Cam AS-15. It records ate 1080/60fps/25Kbitrate. The 60FPS videos just dont; play smooth maxemised ...
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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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Adobe Premiere Pro CC - Crop a video and export at the exact cropped size

I have a video that has 4 up-down-left-right black borders of different sizes. I want to get rid of these black borders so the exported file has teh exact size of the cropped area. To start doing ...
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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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Achieving the Elf “Angel” effect

I'm looking to achieve something similar to this effect in a short film for 2 shots : This is from the new Hobbit movie, with of course a massive budget. To me it looks mostly a digital effect ...
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How should we back-up our media files for our production studio

We've had a video production studio for about 6 months, and we're revisiting how we should back-up/archive our client files and in general what our workflow should be with about a 8K limit on ...
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How can flicker from a slide projector be removed from existing video footage?

Previously it was asked how to prevent flicker when recording a presenter and a slide show simultaneously. I'm interested in how to correct pre-existing video where there are flickering slides. Here ...
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How do I communicate with post-production team? Need a list of effects and examples

I'm doing a short video and I am not from video editing background. Sometimes I want to show my post production team the effect I want but it's very difficult to say... Just look at [...] video. I ...
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How to make black text accept light in After Effects

I'm trying to add a light to a scene that has black text on a white background. My goal is to keep the light in position and slide in the text. As the text slides, part of the text will be less black ...
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placing text in video filmed environments

I really love mixing reallife environment with floating text over buildings or virtual paintings on the walls. When the camera moves, the text also moves and looks like it is really attached to the ...
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zooming animation is not smooth in Premiere CS6

Animatedly, I tried to zoom into a video clip in Premiere by creating two Position keyframes and two Scale keyframes But the result is very shaky for some reason? What am I doing wrong with this ...
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Tips for recording pen and paper

I've got a set-up where I'm using an iPad to record myself writing something on a white sheet of paper (with less-than-perfect lighting, of course). I'm recording a video in 1080p, and would like to ...
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Lightworks problems importing, editing, and exporting using Canon EOS Rebel T3i

I'm using Lightworks 11 for Windows and I can't import the .mov files from my Canon EOS Rebel T3i. Lightworks identifies the .mov files as "Apple / H264" but the show up in a red color. Other .mp4 ...
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Why not filming computer or TV screens?

I see this all the time: a character is doing something on a computer or watching TV. Instead of filming the actual content of the screen, they film the scene with a fixed camera and add a layer with ...
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Help with playback stutter in Sony Vegas Pro 11

I've got 2 DSLRs in my kit, a Nikon D7000 and a Nikon D3S, for 1080i and 720p respectively. I experienced stuttering playback with footage from both cameras, and figured it was something with Nikon's ...