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Can an expression parse a text file or the expression of another property in After Effects?

I am going to have tons of layers use the same expression, but I need to be able to edit the expression later without having to edit it for every layer. I also can't simply have each layer's property ...
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DSLR vs CamCorders for video tutorials?

I'm planning to record video tutorials for a project of mine without compromising on the quality and I would like to know the best option to shoot them
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1answer
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Physics and Chemistry Animations in After Effects

Are there any plugins/physics simulation engines other than Newton that will be useful for creating Physics and Chemistry content in After Effects?? For example, if I have a requirement to create the ...
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H264 capture from Mini Recorder

I've got a Blackmagic Design Ultrastudio Mini Recorder, which allows me to record HDMI and SDI in. In the list of supported codecs for capturing from it (both in premiere and its own software), I see ...
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1answer
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Using technically impossible shutter speed when shooting video

I have a question about the video mode of my DSLR. When i record i can set the frame rage (e.g. 25 fps). In that setting my DSLR should take 25 images within 1 second. In manual (or "s" mode) mode i ...
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Delete background, change color of video

Is it possible to take, for example, this video and somehow make dr. Manhattan's skin yellow/white? instead of blue? Is it possible to take out his figure/delete the ...
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22 views

What software / hardware is used by TV companies to generate a live video feed that can be made up of smaller, live pieces?

For example, I'm watching CNN. Wolf Blitzer is speaking on the background, there's a news ticker feed on the bottom and occasionally, individual video clips are shown on the right to go with the story....
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How do I drag multiple media clips and vertically stack them onto a premiere pro timeline?

I want to be able to grab multiple media clips from my project window all at once, then drag and drop them to a timeline stacked on top of each other as opposed to side by side. Each track would take ...
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1answer
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How does green screening work with green objects?

A question that has been on my mind for so long is: How exactly does green screening work with an object to vanish? Short example: Normal green screens as a background are replaced with an image the ...
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1answer
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Audio gain for subclip in Premiere Pro

I trimmed my sequence to short part. Now I want to normalize audio on it in timeline. However, since it is still part of bigger clip, I can't do Right Click => Audio Gain => Normalize Max Peak To:... ...
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1answer
33 views

Motion design liquid simulations?

Are there any free liquid simulation programs that can export to After Effects (through any built in setting or Element 3D), or any free 3rd party plug-ins for After Effects to do the same thing? An ...
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0answers
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After effects sound delay

I have been having this issue for a while and I can not solve this problem no matter where I look for it.. I am trying to edit the video (game recordings or just a simple phone recorded videos). ...
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1answer
22 views

Add border to video, maintaing aspect ratio, and insert subtitles in the border

I have an MKV wrapped 1920x800 video and a sidecar .srt subtitle file. I want to convert the video to 1920 x 1080 and add black border on top and bottom while keeping the original aspect ratio. I also ...
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2answers
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Windows 10 miniDV import using Movie Maker

I'd like to import my miniDV tapes. I'm using Windows 10 and the built-in Movie Maker software. My goal is to get the highest fidelity import from the miniDV tapes. I did a trail run and it looks ...
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1answer
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How are idents like these made?

Here is a YouTube link to a Channel 9 ident from Australia featuring characters from "The Big Bang Theory": I was watching it and it made me think about a few things: ...
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1answer
19 views

How does media manage to co-host a show from two continents without latency?

Bloomberg TV features programming daily where the anchors co-host the show from both London and New York at the same time. Interaction between the co-hosts at the different locations are instantaneous ...
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1answer
9 views

Set file size limit for video on Canon 5D mark iii

Contrary to what it seems like everyone else is trying to do with their DSLR's, I was wondering if anyone knew how to limit file size for a single recorded file to 2GB instead of the usual rate of 4GB....
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1answer
37 views

How to change framerate with HandBrake without side effects

I'm making the 3rd instalment of my Sand Wars series (Sand Wars II) and I shot the majority of my footage at 60p (which I think means 60fps and progressive rather than interlaced). I do not want to ...
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1answer
35 views

How can encode video with images like these [overlay a video over a fixed image] with ffmpeg?

How can I use ffmpeg to composite a video image with a still image to create a final image such as the one below (where the video image "plays" on the large screen and the still image creates the ...
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3answers
39 views

Export Composition Background in After Effects

I made a lower third for someone else. Of course it needs an alpha channel, but rendering RGB+Alpha results in humongous filesizes. Now I was wondering if you can export the whole thing using a chroma ...
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2answers
29 views

Is there any way we can show live tweets?

Is there any way we can show live tweets ticker as we see on news channels, when projecting any presentation or live video on the screen?
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1answer
27 views

Best encoding to fit 10hours of 1080p in 30gb?

I will be running a 10hour loop on a 1080p screen with only 30gb of storage. The loop will be created from a variety of 1080p .mp4s that will need to be compressed. (for example, one video is 12mins ...
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1answer
16 views

Shooting stereoscopic 360 video

I have a full circle (a ring) of video cameras and i want to create a stereoscopic output (assuming my camera rig does not consist of stereo pairs), i would just need to have a high level of overlap ...
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1answer
15 views

How to change shutter speed on manual mode when movie setting is on?

I have Nikon d5200. And I am trying to shoot video in manual mode. Movie setting is set to ON from main menu. I can't record video until I switched to live view. And when I switched to live view, ...
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1answer
35 views

How to create MPEG-DASH variants at resolutions where one dimension is not a whole number in pixels?

I've created a bunch of variants and a DASH manifest for Sintel, which more or less works, but does not pass validation. The issue is when I want to scale a video to a specific width, but the height ...
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1answer
26 views

Batch encode to X265 on the Mac

I need to encode thousands of MP4 H264 (mostly) files in a folder hierarchy to H265. Unfortunately Handbrake that I'd normally use have dismal support for batch processing of hierarchies. The ...
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0answers
23 views

Insert dynamic fields such as a name into a video?

Is there a way to insert dynamic information such as a name into a video? My thoughts are to create an email campaign and use the information from the email campaign within a video somehow. You can ...
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1answer
18 views

Which DSLR to buy for best Video capture?

I would like to upgrade from a point and shoot camera to a DSLR. I would be capturing nature and wildlife with the new camera, still photos and videos. Which camera should I buy? My list includes ...
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1answer
17 views

gopro hero vs gopro hero4 black video quality diference

I want to buy gopro camera, I see there is big diference in price e.g. http://www.gopro.hr/kamere/p/GoPro-Hero/ProductID/9426 cost $200 http://www.gopro.hr/kamere/p/GoPro-Hero4-Black/ProductID/19131 ...
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1answer
31 views

Unable to play a specific mp4 file in VLC player in Ubuntu 16.04

I have this mp4 file in Ubuntu which I am not able to play in VLC (VLC media player 2.2.2 Weatherwax). VLC gives the following error in terminal mp4 demux error: cannot create chunks index This ...
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Are todays phone cameras capable of capturing better video than no-zoom pocket camcoders?

I am a complete amateur with respect to photography. I capture videos rather than still pictures during my vacations. So it is limited to videos outdoors. My preferences are limited to compactness of ...
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2answers
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AviSynth mp4 Not Supported

(Total beginner) Trying to process an MP4 file using an AviSynth script, as follows: DirectShowSource(inputFile, fps=25, convertfps=true, logfile=logFile) Error message: "DirectShowSource: couldn'...
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0answers
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Wowza Webm Transcoding not working

Is there anybody does Webm transcoding with Wowza Streaming Engine? I used Wowza 4.5 to transcode a RTSP stream to a Webm stream but it doesn't work. I setup my server followed this article: https:...
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Sony Vegas 12.0 Video Offline While Render

I have a video track on top of 3 other tracks. All of these tracks get rendered successfully but 1 track which shows in the preview also but while rendering just disappears! It doesn't appears in ...
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1answer
33 views

Is there something like nvenc for free codecs (VP8/9)?

I'm new to video encoding. And I was looking at h264/265 and VP8/9. I'd like to use VP8/9. But it seems like nobody except Google is pushing it. I just want to know does someone else support VP8/9? ...
0
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0answers
18 views

Clothes keep overlapping green screen

How do I stop this from happening and make it only focus on the green screen. I am using Sony Vegas Pro Version 12.0
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16 views

How can I add captions to videos?

I'm looking forward a way to add captions like some media companies do, in order to inform some news or tell a story on Facebook videos. Take Futurism videos as an example: https://www.facebook.com/...
0
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1answer
22 views

60fps and 30fps clips exported into one file?

I have two cameras: one films in 30fps and the other in 60fps. These settings cannot be changed (why the manufacturer did that I don't know). When I export the finished product, which is the better ...
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1answer
33 views

How can I Film Inconspicuously with a DSLR?

I want to shoot infield videos in a mall, with a DSLR camera, without anyone noticing. I'm interested in knowing how it's done and what equipment I'll need eg. type of microphone etc. Here's a link ...
0
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2answers
28 views

What is the best way to convert .vob files copied directly from a DVD into a format usable by Premiere Pro?

I need to import some video material that was copied directly from a DVD into Premiere Pro. (Disclaimer: This is for educational purposes, in that context it is lawful to use excerpts of commercial ...
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0answers
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Need to connect multiple projectors of 5000 Lumens to get an image size of 30Meters X20Mts

I need to Projection image of 40000 Lumens From a distance of 100Mts(350Feet) with an Image size of 30Mts X 20Mts(100 Feet X 70Feet). Is it possible to get a good high resolution image by connecting ...
0
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2answers
32 views

Using mediafilesegmenter on a video with edit lists

I'm trying to use mediafilesegmenter on a video I transcoded with ffmpeg to package it for HLS. However, it complains about "edit lists" and refuses to do anything. Does anyone know how to either ...
0
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1answer
26 views

How to export a .AVI as a sequence of images in Avidemux

I'm trying to simply export every frame of an .AVI movie as a sequence of images (.tiff) or a folder of .jpeg images. This web page says I can simply select all frames in Avidemux, then go to: File -...
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0answers
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Merge Shape paths from Illustrator file to 1, to then transition the merged path with others

I have multiple Illustrator files of country shapes. I would like to make an animation where one shape layer changes its path into country A, then into country B and so on. When I bring the ...
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0answers
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Video stops at same spot every time

I have a video file that I saved to a flash drive. The video was in a wmv format. The video shows that the file is 12 minutes (which is the original length) however the file only plays about 3 minutes ...
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0answers
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Desktop grabbing with FFmpeg at 60 fps using NVENC codec

I'm having trouble recording my desktop at 60FPS using the latest Windows compiled FFmpeg with NVENC codec. Metadata says the file is 60 fps but when I play it, I can see clearly see it is not 60FPS. ...
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1answer
39 views

best alternative to QuickTime .mov

My company is stripping away QuickTime enterprise-wide, due to Apple dropping support for the format. I use After Effects and Premiere, and others in my group are on Avid Workstations. Occasionally ...
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0answers
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Canon Powershot G9X - extend 10 minute video limit?

I guess this should be a simple yes/no question. Is there any way for me to extend the 10 minute video recording limit (@ 1080p60fps) on a Canon Powershot G9X? Even if it involves custom firmware, ...
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0answers
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How do I splice, mass control effects, and hear them as I edit?

I'm editing an interview in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014. I have to cut it down to ten minutes. I'm making splices or "adding edits" (Ctrl+K) to the clip as I go along rewatching the footage to add ...
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0answers
18 views

Why I am able to play 4K videos on Youtube smoothly

Why I am able to play 4K videos on Youtube smoothly. But not able to play the 4K videos residing on my Lenovo X1 carbon laptop. The file type is mkv and size of 5.13Gigs on a laptop configuration of ...

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