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How to learn to produce documentaries?

I have several ideas for documentaries. None of them involve any fancy production or cinematographic techniques. Most of it would be interviewing people and simple camera works along with including ...
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16 views

Recording video's with two cameras?

I have started to make some videos and I want to add a second camera to get a different angle. The main camera I have is a Nikon D7200. I am looking at a secondary camera, but I am hesitant because ...
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Switch between 18-?? hdmi PC sources for live production

I'm looking for a device that takes a minimum of 18 HDMI-PC (max 36) sources at 1080p60 for a possible venture I'm going to getting in to. I'm going to be taking these sources and using them for ...
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15 views

What factors influence how much of an online video people will watch?

If I'm making 4-minute videos and everybody's dropping off after 2, then I'm doing something wrong. However, I notice that sometimes I watch a much longer video, often because the quality of the ...
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28 views

ffmpeg lens correction, fisheye effect

I want to remove fish eye effect using command line. I've found 2 ways. The simplest is using frei0r plugin called "defish0r" it has few parameters like fisheye type, scalling, interpol and video ...
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9 views

How to set up live audio feed (with lavalier mic)?

I've been performing live video broadcast for awhile now carrying around lots of equipment so I can have nice live audio feed in the video stream but I'm currently looking for ways to simplify my ...
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1answer
25 views

Create middle lined mask in vector shape

I have a Illustrator vector shape (It has a shape path around it). But I need a mask line in the middle of the shape. The problem with with doing it by drawing a shape line over it is that I can't get ...
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1answer
19 views

What is the best way to make Windows compatible with .MOV format?

What is the best way to make Windows compatible with .MOV format? I am looking for solutions other than using QuickTime to play .MOV movies on my Windows 8 machine. I want Windows to support .MOV (via ...
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32 views

Red Epic, Adobe Premiere Editing Workflow

We shot some stuff on a Red Epic. The footage is on a 2TB Hitachi HD. Now I need to edit the footage. I can't transfer all the footage to my MacPro desktop because it is too many TB and will take too ...
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58 views

How to create tutorial videos?

I'd like to know how to create a video tutorial like: Is there any 'easy to use software' to achieve such effects? I've tried ...
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2answers
14 views

Help reading analog video?

I have a microcassette tape with some video on it that I'd like to digitize, but the camera I have that can play microcassette tapes is so old its drivers come on a floppy disk, which I can't read ...
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1answer
13 views

Making a simple animated template for frequent slight changes

I've made an example version of a news video in After Effects that we will be altering weekly. The template might be used by less skilled people and I'd like to know what (if there are) ways to make ...
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2answers
29 views

Keying + Tracking onto Tablet/Smartphone with Green Screen Display in Adobe Premiere or After Effects

I shot a commercial and in the commercial we have people holding an ipad or iphone and the screen of the devices were green like the pics below. Now I have to overlay some UI/UX from apps and web ...
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13 views

A way to transfer video signal to cellphone for routing? [closed]

I'm a bird watcher. I have an eyeglass mounted camera that records to a chip (which I then access by connecting to my laptop at home). What I would prefer but cannot find is a camera that routes the ...
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1answer
15 views

How to create TS files from pictures and videos?

I have many videos and pictures. I'd like to burn DVD with pictures and videos and play in DVD Player. And I want to make cml tool to prepare pictures and videos for creating DVD. I know how I burn ...
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0answers
12 views

Live streaming video feed from camcorder (canon vixia hf g30) to computer as low latency as possible?

I am trying to view live feed from my camcorder (Canon Vixia HF G30) on my computer as I adjust the zoom and pan and tilt from my computer. I need to see what my camera sees on my computer in ...
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15 views

Davinci resolve 11 lite. Add white borders

How to add white borders to cropped video? I have 4:3 video. Want to convert it to 1:1 with white borders. How to change border color?
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16 views

ffmpeg to cut intro and replace with new intro

I am using ffmpeg to cut out the intro in my video and replace it with a new intro. I run into a buffer underflow error when I try this. The commands I'm using are: ffmpeg -i ...
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13 views

Edit gopro 4k videos in virtualdub

I am trying to edit video filmed by Hero4 Black in VirtualDub. So far I opened video in GoPro Studio and converted it to mpeg file. However when trying to open it in VirtualDub with Mpeg4 plugin I am ...
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Manually Re-order plans in iMovie 10.0.9

When I try to move a plan to another place (but in the save movie), I can't just drag it manually. The only way to re arrange is it to order it by name or date of creation. How can I re arrange it ...
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1answer
41 views

How to upscale the dv 4:3 to dv 16:9 and maintain its quality while scaling

I m working with two different footages dv 4:3 and dv 16:9. I wanted to make the project in 16:9 and upscale the 4:3 footages in 16:9 .. Is there any plugin or method that can be done without loosing ...
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1answer
23 views

Video blurry after dragging it to composition

I am having an issue with a video that I am adding effects to. The video is clear when I import it, but when I drag it on to a composition, it gets blurry.
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Relationship between bit depth and dynamic range?

Is there a direct relationship between higher video bit depth (10-bit vs 8-bit, for example) and higher dynamic range, i.e. HDR? I'm somewhat confused regarding this particular aspect of bit depth. I ...
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Sony Vegas 12 Not Rendering Parts Of Video

Using Sony Vegas Pro 12 and i am rendering a video. However the rendered video hasn't got any audio and some video parts are black. I am using a some transitions and i am currently trying to fix the ...
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is it possible to composite two video with different zoom speed

I wanted to composite the video with two different zoom speed. One video is matted video and one is background with zoom shot. So if it is possible ..can anyone help me how to do this.
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23 views

Masking messes up in after effects after rendering

I've been masking all day today and everything has worked perfectly up until now. I did my usual mask and then rendered it but upon render everything screwed up. I have tried it multiple times and ...
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17 views

Free video editing software that supports panning with Bezier curves

I'm trying to make a video by panning through cells in a webcomic. First I tried Kdenlive, but that seems to only support linear panning, so you can't do it smoothly. I found someone complaining about ...
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21 views

If I shoot in H.264 is it worth it to export the product in ProRes?

I shoot video in H.264. I assume that my footage is forever compressed really small and that exporting to ProRes in FCPX would do nothing but make my file bigger. Is this true? Or am I missing ...
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ffmpeg reducing 60fps to 30fps, but file size is larger

I just did: ffmpeg -i inputfile -r 30 -vcodec libx264 -an -s hd480 output_30.mp4 and ffmpeg -i inputfile -vcodec libx264 -an -s hd480 output_60.mp4 on a 60fps file. Why is the second file 27 MB ...
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30 views

Video Splitting

I am working on a project to create trailers for some footage that we are given, (approx. 2.3 hrs long) and was wondering what was the best way to go through the footage and take out small splits for ...
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0answers
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Equivalent settings when using h264 to default vp8 settings in avconv?

When doing avconv -i input output.webm I get a very good vp8 compression with acceptable quality. Hoever avconv -i input output.mp4 produces a magnitudes larger file with h264 codec. Since ...
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Converting videos and time accuracy; pitfalls and solutions

I need to compress some videos about laboratory experiments which contain motions of some objects. Since in analysis time intervalls on the video are needed as accurate as the camera captured them, ...
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0answers
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Why does VLC player convert a 4-minute mp4 to a 4-hour webm?

I used standard webm settings in VLC player 2.2.1 (the latest) to convert a 4-minute mp4 made in Handbrake. In the conversion panel it says "Streaming 04:00" but the end result is "03:49:15" and, on ...
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1answer
22 views

Rendered two videos from Adobe Premiere with the same settings but different resolution and they're the same file size

I exported two videos from Adobe Premiere. Same length, same quality settings, but one was 4K (the original footage was 4k) and one was 1080p. I was trying to put these on Facebook so I was trying to ...
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1answer
42 views

After Effects won't consistently stop previewing video when I ask it to

I'm teaching myself After Effects CC while trying to make a music video. I use the spacebar or the 0 on the numeric keypad to preview my work. When I press one of those keys a second time to stop the ...
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1answer
44 views

Is Blue screen a better choice than Green when shooting outdoor to reserve shadows?

I'm going to use Green screen on the floor in a sunny day outdoor shot. With the shadows of characters reserved, I'm going to change the Green screen background to a stony texture. I've found in ...
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1answer
37 views

How do I create this slide/bouncy effect in After Effects?

The news channel in my country is using a nice bouncy/slide effect. Now I'm trying to recreate that in After Effects. I tried many effects and expressions, Googled a lot and watched many tutorials. ...
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1answer
53 views

how do 4k or 1080 images look like on a 720p monitor?

I try to display higher resolution images (2400x1600) on my smaller 1366x768 monitor. I've noticed in 'normal view' (without zoom), it looks like some details are washed out, however when I zoom into ...
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iPhone Background Video

I am developing an iPhone app that has a background video at the login screen. Everything works, but the video is small because the iphone crops it down. I guess my question is. Is it possible to ...
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How to batch process videos through Deshaker in VirtualDub?

I've just set up the latest versions of VirtualDub and the Deshaker plugin (both 64-bit versions in Windows 8.1 64-bit), and was able to follow the official Deshaker instructions to stabilise a video. ...
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0answers
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What Is the Best Way to Clean Paint Off of a Movie Projector Screen?

Several years ago I purchased a movie projector screen (Da-Lite Video "B" series from the 1950s) from my alma mater along with a used modern projector. Both are working perfectly, however, the screen ...
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No Signal with SDI to HDMI Converter

So I am trying to connect 4 security cameras to a TV using a quad splitter. I am using one camera right now to test the connections. Here is my set up: I have a security camera with with an SDI ...
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24 views

Adobe Encoder fps and duration doesn't match

I have After Effects project file 25 fps, 29 seconds duration long. After exporting i get 725 png files - looks normal so far. But then i merge it to mp4 using Adobe Encoder, I get total 24 seconds ...
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0answers
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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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1answer
34 views

ffmpeg encoded videos are not playing on mobile browser

I have set up a server to upload and play videos. I used django/python as the scripting language, and nginx and gunicorn as the webserver. I am using videojs as the video player. For h264 mp4 I tried ...
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1answer
34 views

What's the best way to record a skype conversation?

I need to record a skype conversation and upload it to youtube (it's a live conference and the other party asked for it). Can I record a skype conversation? What would be the best way in terms of ...
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1answer
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Capturing room audio (audience questions/comments)

I currently use a video camera and a Sennheiser G3 system for recording conference-type events. The G3 is attached to the speaker, and it works great. However, there are two situations where it ...
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Do these encoding times seem about correct?

I'm using avconv to convert some videos, using the following commands (replacing {{inFile}} and {{outFile}} avconv -xerror -v fatal -i {{inFile}} -vcodec libx264 -pix_fmt yuv420p -profile:v baseline ...
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2answers
37 views

Frame stacking effect in After Effects

If I have a locked-off camera filming an athlete moving through the frame, how could I stack the frames so that every new frame of movement was layered on top of the next? Assuming the background ...
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3answers
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Canon C100 mk1 AVCHD vs MP4

I recently bought a Canon C100 mk1 after lots of comparing, specs etc. Now I have a question which I cannot really find a final answer for on the interweb. The Canon C100 can record in either AVCHD ...

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