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Is there an easy way to import textured 3D geometry from Maya into Nuke?

I have a room with a number of objects inside it, many of which are duplicated, and I've managed to transfer the room as a single object into Nuke, and then attach its texture as a separate read node ...
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How to correct shadows when parts are too bright and other parts too dark?

I have a scene with lots of highlights and some contrasting mountains. The problem is that the building (bottom-center) is too dark. When I try to fix shadows using curves the building becomes better ...
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Graphics Cards that have SDI outs

I am looking for a medium to high end graphics card that has SDI outputs. I have a home studio with a SDI matrix switch and I want to hook my Gaming Computer into this rig. I am planning on doing some ...
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Filter commentary from AC3 stream in MKV

a question from a a total non-expert in video/audio editing. I have an MKV file (let's call it X) which contains an AC3 file which has some constant and unnecessary (for me) comments for visually ...
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44 views

How to add captions file to video podcast?

I'm starting a tutorial video podcast and have recorded a couple of episodes. I've captioned them, and have the captions file in .srt format. However I haven't yet found a way to embed that file in ...
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1answer
19 views

Adobe CC Post-Production Workflow (Story, Prelude etc.)

I've never understood the post-production workflow Adobe has designed. I understand the steps from the editing stage onwards (assume this is a large enough production to require all steps): ...
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1answer
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Do internal SSDs challenge the conventional wisdom of storing digital assets on external “scratch” disks?

I've heard that all project assets should be stored on a separate "scratch" disk for the sake of increased performance. I'm wondering if that conventional wisdom holds even when your "scratch" disk is ...
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How to get a crisp, exact color match for lossless screen-cast?

Background Recording a screen-cast (no audio) in Xubuntu Linux. The following image shows a side-by-side comparison of the video (left) versus the desktop (right): The screen-cast is recorded ...
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How do I properly bake a texture in Cinema 4D?

I'm trying to bake a texture into a model, but the results are terrible. Here is the way it should look: But every time I bake it, it comes out looking like this: Am I missing something?
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Will remote shutter releases stop and start video?

I'm trying to figure out how I can remotely stop and start video from my Canon Rebel t3i. Is this possible at all? I know there are shutter releases that will snap off pictures, but will the same ...
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Force subtitles to play as default

I've added different language subtitles to individual m4v movies, and they show fine when selecting the subtitle track in both Quicktime and VLC. I would like to have them so that the subtitles ...
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2answers
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What is the optimal codec and encoding parameters to encode Video Podcast?

I've got recorded PowerPoint presentation (video podcast) - static slides, mainly texts, some static infographics with voice of the presenter (speech only). It lasts about 1 hour and encoded to .avi ...
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0answers
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Video fails to play in QT browser plugin. Encoding problem?

I have a video that fails to play in the QuickTime plugin in Internet Explorer on Windows 7, but it plays fine in the standalone QuickTime player. I suspect that this may be an encoding problem, and I ...
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1answer
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How to mark multiple ins and outs in Adobe Premiere?

I need to cut multiple fragments from one video. If I use IN and OUT markers, then I can't accomplish the task, because when I set second IN marker, previous one disappears. I would like to mark ...
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2answers
41 views

What is the most lossless way to rip a laserdisc to a Mac?

I want to rip a LD to my Mac as a digital video file. I may or may not end up creating a DVD from this file; I'm primarily interested in playing it on my laptop. What video output from the Laserdisc ...
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1answer
18 views

Does RCA or “interface connector” (VGA?) offer better video quality?

I'm trying to archive a laser disc as a digital file. My laser disc player (a Pioneer) has 2 video output options: RCA and a 15-pin port labelled "interface connector". The 15 pins are arranged in 2 ...
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1answer
23 views

Free Software for Drawing Overlays

I'm trying to draw some geometric shapes on a video as overlay, e.g. draw a box around a part of a video to emphasize. I've seen many videos on youtube that do this, and I'm sure I can do it using ...
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1answer
14 views

Convert .WMV to .MOV

A client gave me a file in Windows Media Video format. I need to edit it in Final Cut Pro X. The problem is that Final Cut Pro X can't read it. Neither can Apple Compressor. It has a Quicktime logo, ...
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1answer
16 views

Wirecast recording lagging from a video file source

I have a recorded video in HD format with the source file being about 2GB for 30 minutes of footage. I added it as a new Video Shot in WireCast intending to edit it, however, I got two problems. ...
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1answer
73 views

How to concatenate clips from the same video with ffmpeg

I have a long video with different scenes in it. I want to extract and concatenate 2 scenes from the video (that do not start on an I-frame) using ffmpeg 2.1.4. For argument, say I want 5 seconds ...
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2answers
31 views

Video from still images - Zooming

I am completing a school project on distributed computing. I have been granted access to a Blue Gene super computer to run an algorithm to create static Mandelbrot set images. I have the algorithm ...
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3answers
61 views

What are the key PC specs for best editing GoPro Hero3 videos?

My wife bought a GoPro Hero3 for some simple home video: kids, holidays, etc. The problem is that some videos are not playing very well on our old PCs. We want to buy a new one for video editing. As ...
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1answer
45 views

How to achieve this kind of masks and transitions

I've come across this video and, as a total noob in video editing, I find it stunning. After watching it a couple of questions arise regarding masks and transitions: The intro title fills with a ...
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Optimal pace of speech

I am applying to a scholarship, where I need to answer some questions in a one minute long video. I would like to push as much information as I can, but I wouldn't like to make it over-crowded... so ...
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2answers
23 views

After Effects Ratio Error When Using Puppet Tool

After Effects is continuously giving the following error when I try to use the Puppet tool: After Effects error: zero denominator in ratio addition. (17::16) Any idea what could be happening or how ...
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1answer
34 views

remove black frames from vob files with ffmpeg

I have a few .vob files with "black frames" (it seems that an issue during the acquisition from VHS did that). I can get where these black frames occur with the command ffmpeg -i source.vob -vf ...
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2answers
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Insert Video Still onto MPEG2 video?

I recorded a conference with my Sony camcorder that saves files as MPEG2. Since I only had a single camera and the speaker didn't provide the PowerPoint slides afterwards, every time a slide was ...
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1answer
18 views

Copying timeline to new sequence lowers resolution

Using Adobe Premiere CS6, when I copy my old timeline to new sequence all the .gif and .jpeg background images including titles lose a lot of a resolution... Both sequences have the same settings, I ...
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2answers
36 views

Slow Video Render? incl. New & Old PC Specs

So I've been recording gameplay & posting it on YouTube for a few years now. Primarily using Sony Vegas as it always seemed to be the community standard. Never really had an issue. Since I built ...
2
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4answers
46 views

How to stop and start a key frame on a specific time on After Effects?

I am new to After Effects. When I set my first key frame on my image, it would move to that specific co-ordinates. Now I want it to stay there and then move again to the next. What I did was create a ...
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1answer
28 views

Please tell me if i can use this song and it's title in my promotional film?

I am making a film promoting a health product. I want to use the words "eat, sleep, rave" as screened text throughout the film. This is the name of a Fat boy slim song. I also want to know if I can ...
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0answers
19 views

Choppy slide titles animation in Premiere

Look at what I mean: Youtube link Titles slide to the center all choppy, laggy, like they are skipping frames... I tried with better quality 1920 etc... but all that does is enlarge my picture which ...
2
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0answers
67 views

Video Capture using ffmpeg (V4L2 indev) Results in Bad A/V Sync

I actually contributed to a bug report on this issue a year and a half ago ( https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/692#comment:15 ). Basically, the problem is that using ffmpeg to record from a USB video ...
2
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1answer
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Vegas Pro 12 vs Vegas Pro 12 Premium

I'm currently shopping for Sony Vegas Pro 12 and I'm slightly confused at what I am finding. In addition to the standard Vegas Pro, I've found a "Premium" version that contains some upgrades ...
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2answers
19 views

Adobe premiere is lagging in preview window

Video in source preview is lagging but it plays fine in video players. What may cause this? Why premiere is not using standard codecs for source preview? Specs: Video is: h264 2704x1536 @29.97fps ...
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2answers
27 views

Line between photographer and video

Just been reading an article on dpreview about the panasonic gh4. The newest hyrbid that almost seems like a crossover product between photography and videography. The 4k video sounds pretty cool. 30 ...
0
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1answer
15 views

Exporting to Vimeo

I'm having trouble understanding the settings I'm supposed to use to upload a video to Vimeo. I'm a total newbie to Final Cut Pro, so I might've chosen the wrong settings to edit.. Currently, my ...
0
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0answers
26 views

How to achieve trippy breathing effect (visual drifting) on static photo

How can I achieve a trippy visual drifting effect like the image is breathing? See The Visual Components of a Psychedelic Experience - Visual drifting section or more precisely this fragment of this ...
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0answers
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Alpha (luminance) channel not lining up on Shutterstock video

I downloaded this video from Shutterstock. When I apply the luminance matte, the RGB video matches up to the matte most of the time but not on some frames. The exported video shows the matte (white) ...
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0answers
16 views

Converting container or transcode movies to iPhone from command line (os x)

Over the years I collected many movies in different container formats (avi, mp4, mkv) and encoded with different codecs too. Now want convert containers (or transcode them if absolutely necessary) to ...
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3answers
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short Train movie for school

I am a 7th grader and in school I have to make a funny movie. In this movie we are going to film a close-up of a model train to make it look like a real train and show a man in the middle of the ...
2
votes
1answer
24 views

I want to have multiple streams (up to 4) on one YouTube Live broadcast, Is that possible?

I want to have multiple streams (up to 4) on one YouTube Live broadcast, Is that possible ? It would be a news cast report with up to 4 reporters from separate locations discussing the weather.
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1answer
20 views

How to keep EXIF data in a DSLR video after editing / compressing with Photoshop CC?

So I have a bunch of home video files with my kids and family. I want to do some edits like text overlay, music backgrounds etc and also compress them using Photoshop CC. However, after compressing or ...
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0answers
52 views

restart encoding with ffmpeg when bad source

I have an ffmpeg process which saves a stream from wowza server, but when the stream in wowza is interrupted for a second or so sometimes ffmpeg cycles in: [segment @ 0x671a10] st:0 PTS: 9600015 DTS: ...
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0answers
23 views

Building smarter elements for Final Cut Pro X with Motion 5

Help me not look like an idiot who's schizophrenic about the date. I am producing a series of videos recorded at a monthly event. The client webcasts the event live and wants to raise awareness of ...
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votes
1answer
42 views

YouTube Network Partnership Needed for Minecraft Tutorials?

Copyrights around video games videos are complex. If I want to create and post tutorials for a video game on YouTube (specifically Minecraft), do I need to have a partnership with a YouTube Network?
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1answer
16 views

How Does Remote Streaming Work?

I am thinking of developing a software solution to send images from digital cameras to a mobile phone. I have seen DVRs with 4-8 channels selling as kits. They allow remote access viewing via a ...
4
votes
2answers
189 views

How did cameramen manually focus in the film days?

In the days before LCDs and digital cameras, manually focusing an interchangeable lens still camera wasn't a whole lot different than it is today. In most designs, you had a mirror that gave the ...
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1answer
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Do Canon DSLRs and Camcorders use the same internal mics?

I don't know much about the topic, but I recently saw a Canon 650D DSLR in action and its internal mic was really good. If I got a camcorder such as the Canon Legria R406 would it use the same ...
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1answer
19 views

After Effects - Export Settings Window

The Export Settings Window does not appear when I am trying to export a project to Media Encoder. ANy solution?

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