Video is the technology of electronically manipulating still images that represent motion.

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Encoding 1080p for DVD - Pr 5.5

When I encode my 1080 sequence using the MPEG2-DVD preset I get a slight letterbox effect on either side of the frame. Does anybody know if there is any way around that, or if that is ...
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What are the minimum camera characteristics required to record a movie for cinema?

What are the minimum characteristics required for a camera to project a movie taken by it on a standard cinema screen? I mean anything that affects the quality of the picture seen on the screen. What ...
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Replicated circles are blurry in Motion

I'm animating a circle in Motion. I'm using the Sequence Replicator and the Scale setting to make the circles become larger towards the end. When I do that however, the circles get blurry, much like ...
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Problems with rendering a Windows Movie Maker video

I've used Windows Movie Maker plenty of times before and I've never had a problem with it... until now. I went to choose the "save to my computer" option so my video would render and after it was ...
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.Mov file corrupted after QuickTime Exporting for web

I recently attempted to export a large video file to the web through QuickTime Pro in hopes of uploading it to my web storage account and put on my website. However, when I encoded this .mov file, ...
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Are there any downloadable samples of 48 fps video?

I would like to compare 24fps to 48fps video, but haven't been able to find any video samples. Does anyone know of such samples? Being able to compare the same video at several framerates would be ...
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What should I look for in a video capture device from a Satelite Reciever to PC?

i wish Audio-Video Production is correct Q&A site for that question. I have a Satelite Reciever and i want to watch the broadcast on my Laptop, i will not use my TV anymore. I have two options to ...
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Tool for cutting and joining multiple parts of a video

I need a tool that allows to make multiple selections in a video and make a new video by joining all of that selections. The tool should allow to save the project, so that I could close the program, ...
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What does a phantom technician do on a production set and why would a director need one?

I just saw a video and in the credits is listed "phantom technician" ? What are this person's duties, and why would a director need one on a production set? Here is the video reference: ...
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solution for archiving digital video

What solution do you use for archiving digital video content? Are magnetic tapes adequate, or better setup another 8HDD raid5 server? I read some news that SONY will bring to market an 1.5TB tape ...
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How to record a slide presentation efficiently with video/audio

I am making some video slide presentations (~15-30 minutes) which consists of a lot of animated slides and my voice. I made a test video to see where problems occur when doing such a project. It was a ...
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Recording Video From one PC to Another

I'm planning on recording PC screens in general, including gaming and videos. I'm aware of screen capture software like FRAPS, Playclaw etc. and have tested them out, but the increased strain on my ...
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How to create a good short video with limited supplies and time

My buddy and I are contemplating putting a project up on Kickstarter. Most projects have a video (nice quality for the most part) that users can view to get a gist of the project and decide whether or ...
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Removing horizontal scan lines from video?

I recorded some supposedly 720p video on my phone which usually yields nice results. However something about the conditions of how it was set up has resulted in the whole sequence having these lines ...
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Extract streams from WebM

I hope my question fits the theme of this SE. Is there any software that can extract streams from WebM videos? I don't want to convert (re-compress), I want the streams intact. Thanks.
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Video Output to TV is shutting down on full speed playback of video, or split screen display

I've got a client at a golf course with software that captures videos from two cameras. One video is from down the line and the other is from straight on. They have two physical displays, 1 computer ...
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What video codecs can provide “adaptive quality”?

Background: I am trying to compress lossless bluray tracks to a more storage friendly size without a huge loss in quality. What I've been doing thus far: Exploring compression options with ffmpeg. ...
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Nvidia Cuda video encoder - output frame size

I am cross posting from the Nvidia forums... i got no answer there :( I am using the Nvidia cuda video encoder nvcuvenc, and until now i was not able to encode an H.264 video with an output frame ...
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tools for 2d animation video

I don't know if here is the right place to ask that so sorry if I am wrong. I just want to know wich tools do you use to make a video (or presentation) like this one : ...
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What media can I legally include into my videos?

When making videos for YouTube, what media can I include without getting sued or breaking the terms of YouTube? What are the differences when being a YouTube partner? Take for example the gaming ...
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Making a gif from a video

I have a video clip that I want to convert to gif. I used this app: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gifbrewery/id435989461 But I couldn't figure out how to make a gif that's the proper speed. The ...
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Best transcoding path using Sorenson Squeeze for AVCHD video?

We have some AVCHD files (MPEG 4, 1280x720 H.264, AAC) that we have had a world of trouble editing with Premiere Elements. The main problem is that the audio and video get out of sync. Reviewing this ...
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Is there a way to find out if the current frame is a keyframe in Premiere Elements 10?

Sometimes I animate the properties of certain effects using keyframes. It's a really nice feature, but something has been bugging me about it. The Add/Remove keyframe button doesn't tell me whether or ...
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How to reduce noise in old, low-light DV-8 video

I have some old, low-light, pretty noisy DV8 video that I'd like to clean up. What is the best tool/technique to remove noise from low-light scenes? I also want to change the gamma correction to ...
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Automatic conversion/encode video for Video On Demand streaming

I need an automatic solution to convert video clips for html5 (mp4/x264, webm/vp8) and flash (mp4/x264) video-on-demand streaming. For a site like Youtube, just much smaller. The input files are ...
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Simple software program for converting H264 video in to flashvideo flv for website?

my question is: Which simple, lightweight, straightforward, easy to use software for Win7 can do the following: A) import/convert on the fly MP4 (H264) movie into FLV (Flashvideo) and apply ...
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Can QuickTime Pro Edit mp4 files?

I just started trying out Snagit 11 on Windows. It now records screencasts in .mp4 instead of .avi. I thought this would be great but there's a problem. I typically record a screencast and then open ...
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What's the right project profile for my WVGA60 videos in Premiere Elements 10?

I'm having issues rendering a project with Premiere Elements 10. Basically it gets stuck at "Estimated Time: 00:00:05" and never does anything after that. After I click Cancel the program just ...
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Broadcasting video and bandwidth issue

I need to broadcast on the Internet weekly live video events. One attempt was made with Skype and it worked pretty well, but it was only with one user. We expect 50 users and we have a low bandwidth ...
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Filming a football game from inside the goal. Which camera is best?

So the problem is simple, I'd like a video camera to just leave on record and i can just leave it in the goal mouth, or more preferably at the top of the goal. I record all my games and then edit ...
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Environments in which to stage an animated scene

I'm looking to shoot a short computer-based set of scenes, however I'm not sure what suitable (3D) engines/environments would be available to facilitate this. I'm aware of the Source engine, in which ...
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Quality Full HD Camcorder - DSLR or dedicated one?

I am a passionate photographer and currently own a nikon d80 with a handful of lenses, all Nikon Nikkor ones. Unfortunately, that camera has no video recording capabilities. I have missed so many ...
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How to make a video of an iPad (or other tablet) screen

I have been making some movies of my iPad for promotional videos and they all range from bad to worse in terms of video quality. I have used compact cameras and camcorders with pretty similar results. ...
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Halogen brightness for video

I'm trying to get an idea of the brightness of halogen lights before I go and buy any. I'm going to be producing a music video and for some indoor scenes I'll need lighting. I'm on a small budget ...
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Is there a way to link the animation of two layers?

I am building a kinetic type-style video and am struggling to get some of the animations to sync correctly. In this particular example I am trying to have a text box (imported .ai file) rotate with ...
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Projecting image from computer that is a distance away

For our schools theatrical production class, we need to project an image using a projector, however the only way to use the projector is to hang it on a lighting bar (Not a problem) The problem is ...
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How to create film sounds like those booms?

I'm about to make a (feature) film. And I'm sure everyone have heard the deep booms for instance in the big films. Often movies play a build-up song, a viola plays higher and higher and then ...
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How to technically tell if a video has been sped up or not?

If given a youtube video, where one part of the video is normal, and the other part is sped up so slightly that it's hard to notice... is there a technical way of proving that it is sped up or not?
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What can I use to build a live video recording, streaming, marking application / platform?

I'd like to set up a platform such that I can record 2-4 video inputs into storage while also uploading it into a streaming cloud so that it can be viewed in near-live / real-time. Further, I'd like ...
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How to figure out video format by video sample?

I have a video file (30Mb) in some unknown format, hex dump of its header looks like this: 0000000 78 55 52 30 09 10 02 0a 00 00 09 09 22 93 00 39 0000020 00 00 00 00 bd 09 ...
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Is it possible to hook up a Component video cable (like those from the Wii) to an old TV that only has classic RCA?

I already manage to hook the cables, but my video is black and white. Is there any way to fix this?
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Video Archiving Tool

I'm collecting some video and audio files. I need a tool to create a searchable archive from them that will be able to store video /audio path, meta data (Name, Director, description,...) and tag ...
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What would you recommend me to record videos while playing Xbox360

I would like to record some videos while playing on the Xbox360. I've been looking around and I would prefer to not use the PC to record (a PCIe card, for example) and I've come across the following ...
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What are the options for manipulating video in live situation? Kinda like a VJ

I would like to experiment with live videos when I'm playing as a DJ. I'm a windows user but I can migrate to GNU/Linux and I have money to spend on software. I remember trying Virtual DJ's video ...
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Is 18 mm enough for video?

Do I need a lens that is wider than 18 mm to make a professional looking video (which should be wide enough to give us some space, so the audience doesn't feel like claustrophobia)? I'm going to make ...
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Do I need tripods etc. for filming?

I'm going to make a movie now with a D7000 I'm going to buy. I want it to look as professional as possible, but I don't want to blow the budget. (I'm a 16 years old student..) What equipment do I ...
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Converting from 8mm Video Tapes to Digital (PC)

Can you please assist with a recommendation about a good Video Capture Card / Device that can used to convert from 8mm Video Tapes to Digital (PC - Windows)? I found a site with lots of such devices ...
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How to get higher resolution and smooth exposure control when shooting movies with a Nikon D5000?

I have a Nikon D5000 and would like to use it to take video clips. By default, when shooting video clips in the "Live View" mode, you can only use 1 MP of the camera's 12 MP, thus you get video ...
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Where can I publish a 50 fps video?

I've produced a video in 50 fps progressive. I am having a hard time getting anyone to actually see it: all popular online video players are artificially capped to 30 fps. Is there any way I can ...
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Looking For A Video Editor that will maintain the codecs of the original source video

Im trying to test various video/audio codecs by editing clips from larger videos that have the codecs I want to test. Although every video editor i have tried changes the codecs of the clips i create ...