0
votes
1answer
13 views

What does the information on DSLR lenses mean in terms of filmmaking?

What does the information on DSLR lenses such as the mm range and the f/stop mean in terms of filmmaking, specifically relating to depth-of-field. Lenses are the only aspect of filmmaking I don't ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

dvd menu with single text field that can change

I've been making a DVD menu with DVDstyler, and I'm fairly happy with how it looks. However, since space is limited and I have 5 scenes on one page, I want to have a single text box at the bottom that ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

encoding 4:2:2 in 10-bit with libx264

I believe that libx264 is now capable of doing 10-bit 4:2:2 encodings, but I can't seem to get it to work. I'm using ffmpeg (info below), and I've also tried the x264 encoder directly. I've tried ...
0
votes
2answers
14 views

What kind of storage for digitised footage?

I've got a bunch of usb external hard drives, but I don't trust them for storing digitised footage. I will have potentially up to 3 TB of footage after digitising. USB can be slow for transferring ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

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) ...
1
vote
2answers
29 views

How much disk space does 1 mini DV tape digitised in HDV take?

I'm looking out to buy some storage for a session of logging a lot of tapes, and I want to guage how much space I will need. How much disk space does 1 mini DV tape digitised in HDV take?
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Exporting with transparent background in premiere

I exported a video that starts with fade in and it is transparent so when I put it in another project I won't need to add keyframes every time. The problem is that the video is "jumping" - watch ...
0
votes
2answers
33 views

What new piece of hardware to get to increase video rendering performance?

So, I've got the opportunity to buy some new piece of hardware for my PC. I do video rendering quite often, so, my question is - what piece of hardware should I replace to get a guaranteed rendering ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Re-encoding Archival Movies

I have some old quicktime movies from a project I did in 2005. The client came back recently and wants to do some changes and run off a new version, and since I've got all his media restored at the ...
0
votes
4answers
39 views

What is the technical advantage of celluloid film over digital?

I know that digital is used more than celluloid now. Still, I would like to know why celluloid film is still favored by some film makers. Only a few years ago celluloid was the standard. What was/is ...
2
votes
1answer
10 views

How to colorise black and white movies?

What techniques are used to colorise old black and white movies? Are there different techniques? How to choose the right technique?
1
vote
0answers
39 views

The ffmpeg`s filter_complex blend respecting overlay`s alpha channel

I need to blend an video with an semitransparent png like this: [1:0][0:0]blend=all_mode=average Seems like the transparency of png is ignored. What I missed? How to make the ffmpeg to respect ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Best free tool for video compression on Mac [duplicate]

I'm editing 'every day' videos with Adobe Premiere like holidays videos. Footages are taken from SLR cameras. I need to share those videos and of course compress it before. Several years ago, i used ...
2
votes
1answer
18 views

Flash effect with Adobe Premiere

How can we simulate a camera flash with Premiere Pro? I know the stroboscope effect but it's not very realistic.
2
votes
2answers
27 views

Camera directing for lenghty single character scene talking

I am an absolute amateur regarding directing, but have been reading up on the subject and been paying close attention to filmworks, both real and animated. The thing is, I have about one and a half ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

Lightworks detects aspect ratio incorrectly and clips video from ShadowPlay

I'm using Nvidia's ShadowPlay to record some game footage, and I am trying to edit it in Lightworks. When I import it, it clips off the edges of the content. I have the project set at 1080p 30fps (I ...
1
vote
1answer
13 views

Adobe Audition CS6 Crashing

I am running Adobe Audition CS6. Each time that I try to work in my project, it continues to crash due to a “fatal error”. I have reset the preferences, but it continues to crash. I am running windows ...
2
votes
2answers
28 views

What artifacts result from image stabilization in iMovie?

I just tried the iMovie image stabilization feature for the first time. It seems to me that it adds some sort of shimmery artifact, but it's not so easy to tell. Most manipulations 'cost' something, ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Calculating loss when converting from MTS to AVI using FFMPEG

I am using the following script to convert my MTS video to an AVI video: for %%a in ("*.mts") do ffmpeg.exe -i "%%a" -vcodec libxvid -s 848x480 -maxrate 4800k -b 4000k -qmin 3 -qmax 5 -bufsize ...
0
votes
3answers
23 views

Blending Two Shots for Continuity

I have been watching Zach King videos on YouTube (the Vine magic guy) and I'm curious how to edit two shots together so that body movements stay the same, yet an element is brought into the shot. I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

In Pazera Free Audio Extractor, what does the the Profile do?

This is a question about Pazera Free Audio Extractor, which extracts the audio from video files. There are 4 sections in the settings. The first and last are quite self-explanatory. My question is ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Video player (which can overlay 2 video streams)

Is there a video player that can play 2 or more clips simultaneously overlaying them ontop of each other. (ie just like a video editor does... but as a standalone video player where I dont have to ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

How to export this video? [duplicate]

I have a JVC procision camcorder. Records at 1920 x1080 50 fps 35126 bitrate something like that im not sure. So how do I import that into premiere edit it and export it so I can watch it on LED tv? ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Exchange project files between different versions of Premiere Pro?

Is there a way to work collaboratively on a Premiere Project when one person has e.g. Premiere Pro CC and the other one CS6? If I open a Premiere Pro CS6 project file, I have to copy and convert it. ...
1
vote
2answers
22 views

What image formats to use for basic 2d animation?

In order to practice animation (and as a side project with my son) I want to create some basic 2D children animations using Adobe After Effects. The animations will have backgrounds, characters, ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

How to find clip of video belongs to full video?

I want to check is there any way to compare portion of video(video clip) with full video? for example: if i have a particular video of scene in a movie and full movie video, how to check whether these ...
2
votes
1answer
56 views

Similar to “levels adjustment” brightness improvement with ffmpeg

I'm composing a video from set of 16bit tiff pictures. The pictures are very dark, and needs to be brightened. Currently I'm applying -vf "mp=eq2=1.0:1.0:0.3:1.0:1.0:1.0:1.0:1.0" filter to make ...
1
vote
1answer
8 views

Darwin Streaming Server 6.0.3 won't send Closed Caption track

I can get the captions if I stream the Quicktime file through a link on my webserver, but if I try to stream the file via Darwin Streaming Server, the audio and video come through, but no captions. ...
2
votes
1answer
56 views

FFMpeg and HLS, videos need to load in their entirety before they start playing

I am using ffmpeg to generate a segmented list of files in order to stream them to an iOS app. The list of files is generated fine but when it comes time to play them, the video needs to be downloaded ...
2
votes
2answers
26 views

How to automate the rendering of all possible combinations of a composition in Adobe After Effects?

I have a composition used to display current scores for a match on a tournament. It shows the two teams banners on both sides and their current scores underneath them. The scene also has various ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

Layer dimensions in after effects

How can I find the dimensions in pixels of a layer in adobe after effects.
1
vote
2answers
29 views

How do I log footage correctly?

I have a shoebox full of minidv tapes and I need to start capturing and logging them. Of course I want to get it right from the start. How should I log the footage? I'm talking more about technique ...
1
vote
3answers
28 views

What setup do I need to record and render at the same time?

I need help figuring out how to record while my computer is rendering. I am very new to video editing, so this is my current workflow. First, I record footage using Fraps (30 fps, 1080p, .avi). I ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

How is each type of video camera stabilizer different?

What are the kinds of video camera stabilizers I could buy in the market? How are they different? What are the pros and cons of each?
1
vote
1answer
15 views

Launch a AfterEffects rendered in background with cmd update

I am trying to find scripting code that allows me to open a CMD in Windows and lauch AE render of the current project queue in background. Also, if possible, to get the output back in that cmd ...
2
votes
1answer
25 views

What are motion graphics?

What are motion graphics? What software can I use to create them? What should someone trying to produce a video with motion graphics know?
0
votes
2answers
42 views

What softwares are used to produce this video?

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=732070063514894&set=vb.410157642372806&type=3&theater I have no experience with any video production softwares but I need to do something similar to ...
2
votes
1answer
30 views

ffmpeg adds unneeded zero samples at beginning of resulting m4a file

Input file original.wav ffmpeg -i original.wav ... Duration: 00:03:36.93, bitrate: 1411 kb/s Convert wav to m4a with fdk-aac encoder: ffmpeg -i original.wav -c:a libfdk_aac -vbr 5 ffmpeg.m4a ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

How can you automatically trim a new layer in After Effects?

I know there are short cuts (Alt + ] or [) when creating a new layer in after effects that will trim the layer to either side of the Current Time Indicator. The question is, is there a better way to ...
3
votes
4answers
128 views

How to remove an object (Tooth) in After Effects

I have a 5 second Video clip of our main Character smiling and when he opens his mouth we see that his tooth is gone. We have painted the whole tooth black but there is a shine on it and it doesn't ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

Which part of a computer is critic to work on 4k footage

I'm working in a compagny that starts working on 4k video footages. The person responsible for the video editing is complaining that working on those footage is really a pain. So I'm wondering which ...
3
votes
2answers
66 views

How to encode a video at 30 FPS from images taken at 7 FPS

I have no knowledge whatsoever about video encoding, I have an application written in OpenGL and I am saving the frames it generated into png images. The frames from my app are at 7 FPS and I am ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

Premiere Ignoring DNG file grade

I have an image sequence of DNG files. I have opened one of these files in Adobe Camera Raw (Photoshop CC) and tweaked it, saving the settings. I've then batch processed all the images in ACR using ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Which mic to buy for amatour dslr video shooting: RØDE VideoMic vs. Zoom H1?

My gear is a Canon T5i DSLR, and I take home made videos in family gatherings, kids playing, birthday parties, etc. The internal mic is really bad, especially in noisy environments. I am thinking of ...
1
vote
1answer
17 views

What exactly do the sequence settings do?

Sooo, this may sound fairly stupid, especially for professional editors, but I'd like to know the role of the sequence settings in Premiere Pro. I know that the format of the preview files depends on ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

What format should I digitize mini DV tapes with HDV footage in?

I want to digitize a lot of mini dv tape footage, shot on a Sony a1(HDV). What format should I digitize the footage in? (and on a side note can you point me in the direction of what hardware I will ...
1
vote
2answers
18 views

I want to digitise footage from a lot of DV tapes - should I use my camera or buy a tape deck?

I have about 200 hours of footage I need to digitise. I have very little experience in the production side of video. What kind of kit do I need to digitise it, how does it work? and will it wear out ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Logo overlay with Windows Movie Maker

I am currently editing a video with Windows Movie Maker. I am trying to insert an overlay of my logo (which is transparent) on the upper right hand side of my video, but I don't know how to do that. ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Who owns the rights to video footage? [duplicate]

I recently filmed some hunting footage of a hunter on a preserve hunt. I did not own the camera it was owned by the hunter. I did not get paid nor was there a contract drawn up between myself the ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Adobe Encore - I have problem with add Arabic subtitle to my project

I try make DVD of movie with Arabic translation I add my subtitle , But it doesn't look nice as supposed I try Every thing but I can't fix problem Any suggestion Thank you in advance Here is ...

15 30 50 per page