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Is it ok to edit a public domain speech?

Let me try to explain the project I'm working on. I'm a volunteer for a high school engineering competition, and the past couple of years I've produced a pro bono commemorative video to show at the ...
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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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How can I determine the publishing point for streaming an HTTP stream to Adobe Media Server 5?

I would like to stream a HTTP stream from VLC direct to Adobe Media Server 5, however I am unsure of the URL I should stream to. How can I determine the URL of the publishing point?
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What happens when there is a “movie within a movie” or a “film within a film.”

Suppose there is a movie set in early 1991, around the time of the Persian Gulf War. The camera pans on a film clip of President Bush declaring war on Iraq, and then a month later (in movie time), ...
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Corrupted video (Green/pink) on Premiere Pro CS6 in Win8.1 Pro 64bit but not on Mac OS Yosemite

I have a volume license for Premier Pro CS6 whereby I can run it on Mac OS and Windows. When I run it on Windows, I get this: But on MacOS it is fine. The video is HDV 1440x1080i MPEG4 QuickTime. ...
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Free software for creating fMRI film paradigm

I'm looking for an intuitive, user-friendly software that will allow me to cut sections from videos downloaded on Youtube, combine them into a single video, and insert still pictures between some of ...
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1answer
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Color Correcting & Color Grading

I'm curious if anyone knows of a good tutorial on color correcting and/or color grading in After Effects(original effects, magic bullet looks, or any other program). Preferably, but not limited to, on ...
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Combining high res photo with low res video in a static shot

Suppose I have a 1080p video of a static shot with minimal motion and little change in lighting, and a higher res (~ 18 megapixels) still photograph of the same setup. How would I go best about using ...
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Http Live Streaming for beginners

I'm new to live streaming and it's quite hard to find good information for beginners. Could anyone recommend resources to HLS besides Apple's documentation? I'm trying to make an app similar to ...
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What are the essentials for a livestream training room?

I work for a nonprofit (which rules out consultants or big packages) and I’ve been tasked with setting up the a/v for one of our large training rooms. I’ve got about a dozen events over the next year ...
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Export video marks and regions

Is there a video editor which can save: marked points (selections) in frames or time selected (rectangular) video regions to an external text file? I would like to parse this file with a command ...
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Split one video file into small files made up of its scenes

I'm trying to come up with a workflow to take completed short films, and split them up into individual files based on where each shot that makes up the film starts and ends. I've used the scene ...
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1answer
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Creating text graphics from a data feed

Does anyone know how to create text/graphics from a data feed? I'm streaming live events and need to take a text data, (mainly CSV files) containing names, clubs, points and position data and ...
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What does a phantom technician do on a production set and why would a director need one?

I just saw a video and in the credits is listed "phantom technician" ? What are this person's duties, and why would a director need one on a production set? Here is the video reference: ...
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2answers
195 views

can't import AVI type 1 to premiere CS6

Bs''d Hi! I used to work with premiere pro CS4.1 now I'm working with CS6, I moved to project folder to my new computer, but when open it I get an error "damaged or un-supported file" The AVI ...
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1answer
49 views

Downsampling 4K footage for an increase in chroma sub-sampling

We have a Lumix GH-4 camera, which can shoot in 4K with 4:2:2 color space. I'd like to be able to convert the footage to 1080p 4:4:4 color space. I've read that there some ways of doing this: ...
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1answer
53 views

Putting a Lower bitrate of my video stream in my current mp4 container

Sorry if my question is too noobish, this is my first question. What I have is: An mp4 movie with a video stream and an audio stream. What I want in the output: Is an mp4 file containing: the same ...
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1answer
90 views

.wmv audio and .mov video out of sync

I'm a total amateur at this video stuff. I'm actually a web developer trying to create a video for work and I've run into a problem. Hoping those of you who know stuff about videography can help me ...
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1answer
47 views

How do I author a playable DVD from an MKV file containing MPEG2 video, audio, subtitle and chapter streams?

I'm using MakeMKV to back up my DVD library to MKV files without re-encoding the video or audio streams (since space is cheap, and quality is top priority.) I'd like to know if there's a tool ...
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1answer
21 views

How to keyframe a crop in Premiere Pro CC

I am working on a school project, and it starts off with a 5 second count up that takes up the full screen. I am using the prebuilt insert timecode effect built into Premiere. What I have done is ...
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2answers
56 views

How was this magic smoke animation done?

Hi I was hoping any experienced video producer could tell me how an animation like the one showing at ~0:29-0:50 on the left side of this video is done?: ...
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Does version control have a part in the video production workflow?

I'm a software developer and I'm also interested in photography (for four years) and video production (for a few months only). ■ In software development, there is an important rule every developer ...
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1answer
27 views

CPU vs. GPU in a MacPro

I'm thinking of purchasing a MacPro and I'm wondering what the performance differences would be (in a Pr/Ae workflow) between one with the 3.0GHz 8-Core processor and Dual D500 graphics cards vs. one ...
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Do I need an STM lens for face detection live video with Canon?

I bought a Canon EOS M to shoot video, mostly talking heads stuff so I simply set to the camera to AF Face tracking and had no problems. I recently purchased the DSLR lens adapter and the cheap Canon ...
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1answer
28 views

Multivideo player with histograms?

Is there a tool that can play multiple videos while displaying a histogram of each video simultaneously?
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22 views

What is best practice to manage “all evening” recording to allow improvements to propagate into different videos using it?

Adobe Premiere has had some new and changed features, including new ways to use nested sequences. I've not used Premiere in a long time, and I'm wondering what the best way to handle this kind of ...
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2answers
126 views

Ripped DVD Video Playback Stutters, original DVD does not

I have a DVD of home video made from a VHS that I'm trying to rip so I can post it to YouTube. I've ripped a couple of videos using both Mac DVDRipper Pro and Handbrake to compare the output after I ...
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2answers
5k views

How to change active camera in after effects ( or render a different camera )

I added a camera to my comp, however, when I render it uses the active camera, and not camera1. How do I Either make camera1 my active camera, or make it so that I can render out camera1
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1answer
12 views

Handbrake CLI command not working

I am trying to get the HB CLI to run this command removing the framerate (as the default ATV2 is 30fps and in the UK that looks rubbish, I want it to use the source fps ./HandBrakeCLI -i DVD -o ...
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1answer
130 views

Unable to concatenate videos due to identical MOOV atoms

I am cutting out segments from a long mp4 file and then rejoining parts of them. However, since FFMPEG apparently keeps the same MOOV atom for the trimmed files as the original, it looks to FFMPEG ...
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3answers
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What software is available for recording in 1/60 FPS?

I am recording my computer screen which updates once a minute. I want to record for around 8-12 hours uninterrupted, and I would prefer not to compress the video because the details are very fine ...
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1answer
20 views

Exporting to multiple formats

these days we usually have to export our videos to multiple delivery formats - HD variants for projection, and we tend to have different settings for vimeo, youtube, and the other versions we might ...
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1answer
22 views

3D layers not affected by camera zoom in After Effects

The composition I'm working with has a 3D object I created in Cinema 4D Lite, as well as another layer which is controlled in After Effects (the content on the screen): When I zoom in using the ...
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3answers
83 views

Which would be the best VFX software for an absolute beginner?

I am absolutely new to VFX designing and I have tried my hands on Blender, which I find quite useful. I tried After Effects, but couldn't do anything due to its complexity. I want to know about a ...
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4answers
1k views

How do I turn audio into video (that is, show the waveforms in a video)?

Graphic design newbie here. I have to create a video. Part of it involves "showing" a radio interview. Rather than just having a black screen and listening to the audio, I'd like to have a varying ...
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1answer
41 views

How would I remove a specific pattern (say, every n-n+59th frame) of frames from a lengthy video file?

I have large video files of screen recordings which I created with Camtasia Recorder. The content I am recording only updates once per minute (1/60 fps), however Camtasia appears to require at least 1 ...
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Sony A6000, Nexus 6 or Sony HDR-CX155

I own all three devices, but would line to know which device is better for video recording. It won't always be in perfect conditions, so also in dark indoor environments. The Nexus 6 records in 4K but ...
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1answer
41 views

Adobe encore - Highlight button with image

My question is simple, is it possible to add images as highlights to buttons with Adobe Encore? I have just tried it and it appears a white box instead of my image when I hover buttons in my DVD ...
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2answers
95 views

Grading Colour To Black And White In Davinci Resolve

I use Photoshop / ACR a lot and I'm well used to they way they handle conversion from black and white. I have control over reds, greens, blues, yellows, cyan and magentas, which allows a huge ...
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2answers
868 views

Can H264 achieve “equivalence” with ProRes 422?

Has anyone done or seen any tests comparing Apple ProRes 422 with high-bitrate H.264? We use 422 as a delivery format to go to DCP for theatrical versions of trailers. The bitrate is around 150mbps. ...
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1answer
70 views

How to specify CRF quality settings for different encoding software

Is there a way of specifying a quality setting for h.264 that is not software dependant? I'm trying to help a colleague create a specification for outside contractors when they deliver video to us ...
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1answer
52 views

What is the best arrangement of lights to create a warm atmosphere in a small room?

This is a scheme of my room for a Soreal short movie: I'm wonder about lights. The atmosphere is warm, soft, without shadows. So what do you advice me to use as my light source and where to put ...
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1answer
32 views

What types of cables support closed captioning?

For example, I know that HDMI cables explicitly do not send a CC signal to the TV, even if the source and TV both support it. I assume that coax cable does support it since I can use a digital ...
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1answer
44 views

Setting timecode in Premiere Pro by using file creation date of clips

I have filmed a small rock concert with 4 cameras. One of the cameras was filming short sequences (about 3 mins Clips), then paused for a few minutes and than resumed. Now it is quite a lot of work ...
2
votes
2answers
19 views

Embedded Timed Text for closed-captioning? Is that possible?

I am going to be working on a video project that needs closed captioning. The requirement we got from the client says.... Closed Captioning Embedded Timed Text subtitle track (ISO/IEC 14496-17) ...
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1answer
29 views

Avconv rotating mpeg4 - video loses quality

I'm a newbie in video editing on linux and am trying to rotate a video I took with my phone using AVCONV on an Ubuntu 12.04 machine. It all seems to go honky dory except the output is losing quality. ...
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42 views

Playing back a video file with an optional time sequence

I have a video file and I want to play it to some people in a public place. Actually, some parts of the video are not suitable for the public display. As you might guess, it is not respectful to skip ...
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0answers
6 views

Read audio Markers/Regions in Premiere?

Premiere CC 2014 is unable to read marker (BWF) data in a wave file. I'm migrating from Vegas Pro, and this program is able to read markers from the start. Vegas Pro: Premiere Pro: Is there a ...
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3answers
39 views

How to start a freelance editing company?

I am 17 and I want to start a freelance video editing company, using Motion and Final Cut Pro X. Only problem is, I have no idea how to go about starting it. Where are some good places to begin?
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1answer
29 views

What are ways to show phone conversations?

Suppose you have person A in one room, placing a phone call to person B in another room. How would you show the resulting phone conversation? I can think of two ways: One is to split the screen, so ...

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