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How do I hang a kino flo from the ceiling?

I have a four-foot single bank kino fixture that I need to mount on the ceiling of our media lab. It needs to be angled precisely because it's for lighting a green screen (currently, it's mounted on ...
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HDMI Compressed vs Uncompressed mode

What is the difference between HDMI compressed and uncompressed modes? My understanding is that in compressed mode the TV handles the decoding. Is this right?
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Is the difference between full- and crop-frame DSLR footage noticeable and disrupting?

For a short film my friend has two Canon DSLR's available, one full-frame and one crop-frame camera (5D Mark II and 550D). Would it be very noticeable in the end result if footage from both cameras ...
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Can you measure the width of a character in an AE expression?

I have a type effect that requires a couple of layers, one with the type, and another moving behind the letters as they appear (simulating the little text bubbles you get when typing on an iPhone). ...
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Adobe Premiere saves m4v instead of mp4

I have problems with my Premiere Pro. It is first time this has happened, and I cannot understand why. I am creating a timelapse from my images. When I want to export media, I choose format H.264 ...
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iOS 8 Video Editing App That Lets You Hear The Audio While Trimming?

I'm interested in making perfectly-looping Vine videos of me playing guitar riffs. I'd like to shoot and edit these videos on my phone (iPhone 5, iOS 8.1), without using a desktop editor. Is there an ...
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How to get ffmpeg/x264 to use same parameters as input?

I'm trying to accomplish a smart rendering workflow using ffmpeg/x264. In short, get ffmpeg to segment the input file. Locate the segment(s) with changes to be made. Re-encode altered segments with ...
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jvc recorder .ced file

I recorded some videos using a JVC recorder. Now I am trying to upload those videos to my PC, but the format it .ced. How do I play/convert this file to a different format on my pc?
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Can 'fifo' filter write to the same stream in avconv?

I would think that there should be a way to explain to fifo filter to write to the same output stream. But when i test that hypothesis with the following: avconv -i 01.webm -filter_complex 'split ...
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Why doesn't the duration of a Premiere Pro encoding scale linearly?

I have a long sequence (canon dslr and titles) (1hour) and as a test export 1 minute at h264 Blu-ray pre-defined setting (pal 1920x1080, upper field, low quality). This takes approx 1 minute to ...
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Dxtory recording randomly crashing game

Whenever I try to record gameplay with Dxtory (using the h.264 codec) my game will crash after a seemingly random amount of time, although it is usually after at least 30 minutes. Dxtory produces no ...
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Why do SRT subtitles fail to appear in my MP4 videos online?

I'm using videojs in an HTML page to publish a video with VTT captions. Problem is: iPhones do not play the mp4 in the videojs player - it renders the full videojs player, but when you click the Play ...
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How to see if a video file is progressive or interlaced?

I can check the resolution of a video by Right Clicking -> Properties -> Details -> Video. Is there a way to see if the video is progressive or interlaced?
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Do movie makers shoot video from two different perspectives to create 3D movies?

I understand that 3D video works by showing two different perspectives of a scene to the eyes, separately, and the brain does the rest. Just like looking at a real life scene. But for shooting 3D ...
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Chaining Matroska files

Often there is a case where one has a series of the already muxed Matroska files, and they have a logical order. It may be desirable to chain them all together, giving a hint to the video player, that ...
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Saving disk space, but not quality

I'm pretty new at this... I captured my analog 8mm video tapes in .avi, planning to edit them with Premier. But I need to make space in my external hard drive. I have the Adobe Encoder, but I'm ...
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Encoding 720p 29.97 fps video, options in Adobe Media Encoder are 23.976, 24 or 59.94 fps

A little confused here, I have a video file that's 720p @ 30.303 fps. Working on it in Premiere Pro CC 2014 and ready to encode the file and the options I get for h.264 Blu-ray under frame rate are ...
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Does the new Panasonic 4k LUMIX LX100 seem like a good entry-level 4k camera?

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ffmpeg input from images stream out video

I am using ffmpeg to capture a video recording device and would like to add an overlay to it . I have images being rendered on the fly and I would like to use them as the overlay . How can I take a ...
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Choosing video editor for my wife

My wife is looking for video editor and therefore we have few unusual requirements on it. First of all it's a first time she will use this type of software so, it shouldn't be difficult to use. ...
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Scripting - Where is the documentation for the Layer#Effects attribute?

I have been trying to make a script that will automatically apply an effect to the selected layer. So far, it looks like this: var myLayer = app.project.activeItem.selectedLayers[0]; I have seen ...
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How to change the display ratio of a Theora track inside Ogg?

I have an Ogg Theora file, but unfortunately the display ratio is incorrect on it. I know that it's possible to edit the metadata without reencoding. What tool can do the job? Preferably something ...
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Why my Zapcode is with low resolution?

I developed a Zapcode and follow the tactics to have a video with good resolution, I've done a video in MP4 and FLV, both rendered in the After Effects, but remains at low resolution. Here is my ...
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Text templates made in after effects render gibberish characters in Premiere Pro

Upon importing the template composition, the layout get successfully imported, however the text is changed to random exotic characters. Why?
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Achieve a video warping effect, where it appears like the camera was shifted

I am writing this topic in regard to a very interesting effect I've observed while watching tennis games. An example can be found on the Facebook page called "Tennis Channel", e.g. the last posted ...
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Trying to figure out why my systems render times are so different

Can someone help me figure out why 1 system is rendering faster than the other. System 1 specs GPU Quadro K2000 CPU Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1245 v3 3.4 3.8 8 MB 1600 MHz 4 Ram 32 GB OS Windows 7 ...
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supply video files to editor in another country

My editor is moving from Los Angeles (where I live) to Canada. Is there a common, reliable, cheap way for me to supply large video files (up to 10 GB) to him? I don't have much of a budget, and I have ...
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1answer
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Encore CS6 “DualLayer: This disc requires a layer break”

I am trying to create a dual-layer 8.5 GB DVD image. It consists of an MPEG multiplexed video with audio and Encore chapter markers created in Premiere Pro CS6 and does not require transcoding in ...
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1answer
29 views

How do I fix my corrupt video files?

I have multiple video files that have been taken on an iphone, put onto the PC and then deleted off the phone without being tested (yay colleagues!). None of these video files will work and I've tried ...
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1answer
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Best value video cameras as of 2014?

I could always google lists and such but nothing can beat legitimate suggestions and reviews from video professionals. I'm looking to produce music videos in the next months/years and I need a good ...
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avconv: How to blur scenes?

I want to blur some scenes with avconv The ffmpeg command -find it here- is: ffmpeg -i input.avi -vf "boxblur=enable='between(t,22,113)'" -codec:a copy output.avi doesn't work with avconv ...
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Picture In Picture - Software recommendation [duplicate]

Preferably free ones, but I'm willing to shell out some cash if it's well worth its value. I have a very limited video editing experience but I'm willing to learn, so here is the criteria that I'm ...
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2answers
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How to scale video showing the underlying layer/track in the cropped area

I have imported the smartphone screen record in Premiere using the option set to frame size to mantain video aspect ratio, with this option the video is centered with its aspect ratio, after that I ...
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Framerate and timestamps in SubRip subtitles

I don't understand why the framerate of the video should affect timestamps in SubRip (*.srt) subtitles. If I am correct, when you convert a video from one framerate to another, the length of the ...
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1answer
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How can i create DVD menu with moving scene

I have DVD its open menu with moving parts of movie (chapters) each chapter keep moving like 3-5 second from movie when i click on it , its open part of movie with length 10 min what is the ...
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3answers
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Is it correct to mix tripod and handheld footage?

I want to shot some scenes using a tripod, and some others handheld (with an IS lens). Can I mix both types of scenes in a short (4 minutes) movie, or is it unprofessional? From what I've seen: ...
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Can we produce true 3D holograms yet?

Do we currently have true 3d animated holograms yet? Images that we can walk around and see as 3d? I'm pretty sure we have this for still objects but I've seen plenty of videos of animated concert ...
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1answer
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Making the camera travel through a hole in a letter

I need to know if there is a way for a camera to travel through a hole in a letter or something flashy like a portal in After Effects CC.
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Hardware suggestion for recording DVI on mac with unknown frame rate

I am trying to record a screen recording from a medical imaging display (a box with output ports that can be plugged into a monitor), and I am unsure what is the best hardware to have the best chance ...
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1answer
25 views

Creating menu for a video file (not for DVD)

I need to create a menu for a video, which will be written onto a disk not in a DVD format, but as a single file (f.e. mp4). The problem is that programs such as Adobe Encore are not able (as far as ...
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video capture problem

With the firewire connected to the PC and camcorder there is no digital connection. I'm using Windows XP and the video card, firewire and camcorder are all ten years old or so. Is it something ...
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How can I combine two videos into one? [duplicate]

I have to make a video the combines two videos. The first is a training video, the second is a video of a sign-language interpreter that will be added to the bottom left-corner of the first. The ...
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1answer
308 views

Repeat/loop Input Video with ffmpeg?

I just want to loop a mp4 video with ffmpeg and keep the current settings and codec. For example if input.mp4 is 0:10 long, and I would want to loop it 4 times so output.mp4 is 0:40 long, how could I ...
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What is This Zooming/Opening Cinematographic Technique Called? [duplicate]

Some time ago, I wondered about what this particular cinematographic technique is. I figured out that what's happening is the camera is simultaneously moving away and closing its field of view (or ...
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1answer
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JVC 3CCD camcoder light changes during capture!

I'm trying to record a training session at work that requires me to capture the Projector screen as the lecturer is teaching. The light on my JVC 3CCD camera keeps on changing between Orange, blue and ...
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FCPX Crashes again and again

I was working on a project in FCPX. Suddenly it crashed. After that the library on which I was working is not opening. Whenever I try to open it it crashes again. It was my 2 weeks of edit. How can I ...
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Switching between H.264 video streams on the fly?

I have several H.264 encoded MP4 files, as well as still images. From these I want to generate a single video stream that I can broadcast. The stream will be composed of alternating still images and ...
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1answer
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All of my tags from WeedlLon's paid rig are missing when I reopen the project

Okay so for some of you that may not know, there is a YouTuber named weedlion. He does minecraft advanced rigs and such. So I bought his advanced rig with moving teeth, a moving mouth, moving ...
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What lighting setup is recommended for filming a presenter in front of a TV screen?

i will be filming a presenter in front of a 48" TV with graphics on it. The presenter will be pointing at the graphics at times to explain certain things. We will be doing this in a tiny studio on a ...
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1answer
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Recording of Lectures: Tips for compressing video with mostly still images

I have several recordings of lectures, some with powerpoint slides, some with writing on a blackboard. They are several GBytes each. However most of the time the video is a still image (besides maybe ...

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