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

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Beginning video editing (colouring eyes on a moving face)

If I have a video of a face moving around, and I want to change the colour of the eyes in the video for example, how do I do that? I don't need specifics, just point me in the right direction, like ...
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Video recording using external microphone and smartphone

My plan is to record gameplay (using fraps) and myself using a Galaxy S + microphone. I then want to glue them together into one video - picture in picture kind of thing. My concern is for the part ...
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What software do movies use for FX?

Movies these days have a lot of computer generated effects and they all seem to follow the laws of physics, what render program is used for this kind of stuff ?
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Lines on my H.264 video export

I exported a music video using H.264 for the first time (I would normally just use a simple Apple intermediate codec) and as the 1st shot fades up, for the duration of the fade up, there are ever so ...
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Video Editor for syncing mult camera videos

I am working on a project on human-robot interaction that involves me capturing videos of two humans working on a task together. Eventually, I will analyze the videos and try to model how these humans ...
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Fixing desync in a large, long video file

I've got some moderately large, compressed video files (~2+ gigs, over an hour long) from a few Open Broadcaster Software streams to Twitch.tv. All output files (including the twitch archive's export) ...
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Why is Adobe Media Encoder so slow?

I have a 2.5 hour corporate event that I edited in Premiere Pro. There are AE clips, sound, imported video, the works. When I run it out to AME, the source resolution is 1440x1080 and I am ...
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How to create Apple Keynote style Picture in Picture video

I want to take two video sources: A screencast of a PowerPoint presentation A camcorder AVCHD recording of the presenter and the conference room ..and create a video in the style of Apple's ...
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Adobe Premiere preview video lagging

I am attempting to edit video in Adobe Premiere CS6. When I create a sequence and try to play it back in the preview screen, the video is extremely choppy, which makes editing very difficult (dance ...
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Videomapping tutorials

Anybody knows how or where I can see tutorials about Videomapping? I searched a lot. Truthly, I found lots of info about Madmapper, Modul8, etc..., but I am looking for something fully awesoe, like ...
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Canon 600D/ T3i Video Output and Converting?

I purchased Canon 600D Few days ago. I am very new to the kind of photography and Videography . I generally use my camera for taking pictures in auto mode .But yesterday I was in the party I shoot ...
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How to trim a video with frame precision using ffmpeg?

I need to trim videos with a precise end frame, however, ffmpeg seems to cut the video at the nearest first key-frame. So I don't have enough control over the ending frame. I try to insert key-frame ...
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Best Program for combining Images and Videos onto a DVD with menu

I thought there would be 100 and 1 good solutions for this but so far I have not found something that could all of the following: Create a DVD-player DVD Have a menu with options Have images & ...
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Converting MTS for best use in After Effects?

I have a client who gave me nothing but MTS files to use in After Effects. Basically it's HD slow motion photography, shot sideways, against a greenscreen, and all he wants to do is put one 1920 x ...
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What compression should I use for archiving VHS tapes to HDD?

What do you recommended for capturing VHS for archiving on a HDD? Will DV PAL codec do? H264 at high quality? (I'm PAL over here btw). I want to retain the quality, but at the same time I don't want ...
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Presentation to Video conversion

I'd like to make several online language courses, and was thinking about incorporating video into a lecture. I was looking for a way to convert presentations (PowerPoint or OpenOffice) directly to ...
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Blacking out specific pixels in MP4 without re-encoding

Basically is it possible to set the value of specific areas of pixels to black without re-encoding an MP4 video completely in an editor or application (Premiere, Ffmpeg, etc). I'm wondering if such a ...
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Converting an MPG data file burned to disc to a burned “video disc” for set-top DVD players

I've inherited some (12) DVD recordings of events for our organization that were burned to disc as data, instead of as a video disc. I'm looking to take a 16:9 MPG video from these DVDs and burn it ...
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Is it better to have a player application stretch the video or to use a resolution that matches the video file?

I have a Samsung LN40A550 LCD TV, purchased in 2008. I have a 2011 mac mini connected via HDMI, and I use VLC Media Player to play tv/movies, most often x264/mkv files. The native resolution of ...
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Minimising image noise within the recording of indoor office environments

Background I have a Panasonic HDC-HS700 camera that I am using to record indoor office scenes. The scenes are illuminated predominantly by fluoro lighting, with little natural light, however there ...
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How are 3-dimensional overlays synchronized with videos?

One popular feature on TV nowadays is to create 3D overlays on top of the recorded content. Also, as the camera changes direction or position, the 3D content view is subsequently adjusted. How is this ...
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How to split MTS files?

I have a bunch of large HDTV .MTS files from a camera. I want to cut them in many parts, preferably with free software. How?
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How to make the rest of the mask transparent in Premier Pro CS6?

I'm trying to highlight a part of my video. Since I'm totally new to video editing on Premier Pro - I'm not sure if this is the best way of doing that, but I'm using masks. I have a title sitting in ...
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Codec/Hardware Advice on real-time encoding multiple HD streams

Does anyone know of what kind of hardware along with any good codecs that could reasonably encode 3 x 1920x1200 60fps DirectShow streams in real time? Preferably a lossless codec but I know at these ...
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Retaining quality while re-encoding with same codec

Just say I have a bunch of separate clips (DV stream format .dv), and I join them using Quicktime 7. If I then export them out as a new .dv file, am I losing any quality? Is there a loss in quality ...
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Live-video beginner, where to start?

I'm part of the multimedia team at a conference, where I'm responsible for the live-video. I know what cable to connect, but I've got no idea what kind of signal it is and when something doesn't ...
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Video compression for Beginner, where to start?

I'm interested in video, but I know very little about it. I love to make videos with my camcorder or GoPro, edit them afterwards and upload them. The thing is, I know how to do this, but I don't know ...
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Is it possible to store subtitle srt files in an m3u playlist file?

I have a folder that contains around 51 videos and another folder with their respective subtitles. I don't want to merge the folders into one folder so I was wondering if there's a way to store ...
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How can I create the blurring effect in a video like this?

I am noticing more and more product videos being released using lots of blur and the focus shifting from one point to another. This is an example of the technique I'm refering to: ...
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Keynote video pausing/playing

I have an idea for linking a keynote presentation with a video (exported from a 3d tool). The idea is that each time you 'click' (as you would to move to the next slide/transition) it would play x ...
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How to dynamically add texture to an object in a video and get a new video?

I have a video in which there appears a wall at some point. Having that video as input and a photo (that could be new in each interation), I want to get a new video in which the texture of that wall ...
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ffmpeg: how to losslessly encode many jpg images to a video?

I have a large set of jpgs that I want to convert to a video losslessly (or, at the very least, very close to losslessly as long as the encoding time isn't much higher than otherwise). Naively, I ...
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What are the rights to exported video from the Apple's Keynote app?

When I make an presentation in the Apple's Keynote with transitions an like, and export it to an video, can I publish the video as commercial - as my own work? I'm added the soundtrack later - it ...
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How can I capture/convert HDMI from an HDCP protected input?

Basically the situation is I have a PS3 and I want to be able to split a lossless HDMI connection to my TV and something to a capture card. Using an HDMI splitter I can connect to the TV just fine but ...
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Why filmmaking with DSLR?

Adding video feature to digital camera was for their popular applications, as unprofessional users wanted to have both photography and videography at the same time. Professional cameras were ...
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How can 1080p films be so disproportionally lightweight?

I calculated that for a film of 2 hours with 30 fps, over a 1920*1080 (16:9) display with 32 bps (True Colour) had to weight : 2×3600×30×1920×1080×4 Bytes which is 1,7915904×10¹² so 1,8 TB... Is ...
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how to join video files?

I have 12 parts of videos . I want to join them in a sequence and make a single video. Please suggest me software and steps to do this. can i need to install adobe premier? thank you example ...
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fps resampling dilema

I want to mix some vacation clips into a single video. The sources I have are: 48 fps 25 fps I don't care whether the end result will be at 24 or 25 fps but I do want to maintain the best viewing ...
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DSLR filmmaking tutorials and tips [closed]

The title says it all. I have a DSLR and would like to learn more about video, from basics to advanced (I am an intermediate+ photographer). Are there good tutorials I can find online? I could not ...
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Converting videos taken by D5100 for a Youtube upload

What is the best way to compress a video shot by my Nikon D5100 so it can be easily uploaded to Youtube? I have a video of around 600MB, I tried converting using Xilisoft video converter but without ...
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Digital video cameras optical zoom vs lenses

If you read at digital video cameras specifications, you will probably read that camera has 20x optical zoom or even greater. If you compare this camera with my Nikor 18-200 lens, the lens itself is ...
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Adobe Premiere CS6 stuck at 0% exporting still images

I am creating a slideshow in Premiere so it's just a bunch of images with transitions. When exporting to any kind of format or codec, it would get stuck "Encoding 0%" forever and freeze afterwards. ...
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What exactly is a voyeur shot in cinematography?

What exactly is a voyeur shot in cinematography? Is this movement or style? The only thing I can find online is basically perverted stuff. Where can I find an example?
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Export rotated video out of Adobe Premiere

I am creating a video in portrait orientation but the TV I am putting this on cannot rotate the video while playing, so I need to export the video in landscape format. Is there a way to rotate the ...
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what hardware can I use to connect a Laserdisc player to my laptop?

I have a Windows 7 Laptop (Sony VGN-Z12GN) and a Pioneer DVL-9 Laserdisc player. I want to digitize some of my Laserdiscs. I have some experience with video transcoding (Virtual Dub, Sony Vegas), ...
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poor quality export of still images from premiere

This is the actual source image to a video track in Premiere (a PNG): With no resizing whatsoever, and .flv output, this is a resultant frame from the exported video: How could I improve the ...
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What is the smallest video size possible in Sony Vegas Pro?

What is the smallest video size possible in Sony Vegas Pro? I have a 2.21 GB 40 hour long video I need to compress as much as possible (preferably 100 MB). I don't care about quality as it is already ...
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Canon EOS 550D video [duplicate]

Hi Im using a Canon EOS 550D & for some reason when ever i try shoot video it stops recording a couple of seconds in. I'm using a Scandisk Ultra SDHC 4 32GB card, i've tried formatting before ...
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Scrolling rainbow when projector screen is in frame

We're doing rear-screen projection. It looks great, but in tests with the canon t2i there's a scrolling rainbow in the video that changing shutter speed or frame rate won't get rid of. Any advice?
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How to use cloning effect if the clips are overlapping themselves?

I have tried to combine two video clips, but it feels impossible. In the first clip there's one character running around the screen. In the second clip the character is just standing (still being ...