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In search of a Helmet-based steadicam solution for GoPro Hero 3

I recently tested my GoPro Hero 3 for the first time during a run in the park using a helmet mounting. It's not bad footage but it's very 'bouncy'. I've been looking at a few options to stabilize the ...
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Using a Nikon D5100 or Sony SR68 to shoot video of an event

I've been asked, on a very short time schedule, to shoot video at a party on behalf of someone too ill to attend. In my custody are my Nikon D5100 and a Sony Handycam DCR-SR68. I am not experienced ...
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31 views

Smartphone app for JVC Adixxion

For JVC Adixxion, there is "ADIXXION sync." app, available for Android and iOS devices. The app's page states, that it is dedicated to JVC GC-XA2. Will this app work also with GC-XA1 model? Are ...
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56 views

`Format profile` property in MediaInfo

I got two media files: the first is an application window capture, the second is desktop cature. The only difference between them is that one has format profile section with value OpenDML in ...
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1answer
41 views

In cartoons, what is created first - video or sounds?

In some modern cartoons the animation of face, particularly mouth, is very realistic - most of vowels are mimicked correctly and on-time by mouth movements. (Particularly I'm talking about Family Guy ...
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1answer
45 views

Does Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 have a fullscreen mode?

Essentially what I'm looking for is a way to make Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 go fullscreen. I do not mean the fullscreen preview of the video or fullscreen on a specific panel (like the timeline). I want ...
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2answers
32 views

why is a video file with .mts extension so huge?

I just recorded a 2 minute long video clip with my Sony camera. The output is an .MTS file, which is ~450 MB. What is the reason for that? Could you please recommend a (preferably free) app that I ...
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1answer
57 views

How to create a video like this?

How do I create a video like this? If I want to create such videos, I want to know Type of instruments to be used(including camera, etc.) Light settings After effects Software suggestions if any ...
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1answer
143 views

Possible to use sRGB as mp4 colorspace?

I have an mp4 using h264 that i'm using in the background of a website. It has to blend in with the background image. I've already created ogv and webm videos for firefox and chrome and these work ...
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1answer
132 views

What solution do you use to bring a udp, rtmp, … stream back into the hd-sdi format

As a small independent TV Station we cooperate with festivals and congresses which want to broadcast their content live. Most of the times these partners send me a webstream. Currently we have a ...
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127 views

Is is possible to trim portions of clips in FCPX to save disk space?

I know that it's possible to selectively ingest in the import dialogue, but is it possible to delete "rejected" portions of clips once they've been imported, without deleting the whole clip? If not, ...
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1answer
13 views

HDD Partitioning [closed]

When organising visual assets for Video Production, Does it make a performance difference if an internal 3.5" HD is paritioned (eg: VIDEO 2TB + PHOTO 2TB) OR is it better to just have 1 parition and ...
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1answer
261 views

Want to Start 2D 3D Animation Studio

I am a newly retired person (40 years old). I always loved animation and have some experience in 3D modelling (using 3Ds max). Now after retirement I want to start my own freelance animated video ...
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1answer
45 views

Panasonic SDR-H100 Multiple Program Files

I have a Panasonic SDR-H100 camcorder. When I shoot videos, with stoppages, i.e. many clips, the videos are put into two different program folders within the sd_card folder on my SCHD. I was wondering ...
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1answer
101 views

Does mjpeg handle interlaced video correctly?

I'm using mencoder/libav to capture an interlaced source to mjpeg. Now, my hunch is that mjpeg is a codec that handles only full-frames, progressive video - because I assume it compresses single ...
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2answers
27 views

How to digitalize old NTSC home videos for highest quality (with PAL player)?

I have some old VHS home videos that I'd like to digitalize to preserve them, and I'm looking for the "best" way to do that with my setup. The videos were recorded around 1990, in the USA. I'd say ...
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2answers
44 views

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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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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1answer
22 views

Play video skipping some scenes

I need a (desktop) video player that is able to play a movie and automatically skip some scenes that I define in advance. Is this feature supported in any video player? I looked at Km Player and VLC ...
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1answer
22 views

What Codec Shows Absolute Black?

I need a codec that outputs an absolute black. Encoded some samples with .AVI no compression and the black background of my video is very dark. Contrary in other codecs like Apple ProRes or H264/MPEG4 ...
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1answer
105 views

Maschine: Automatically tag all samples in folder

Is there a way to automatically tag all samples in a particular folder? For example, I have a folder in my samples directory full of vocals, and I want to tag them all with type "Vocal" and subtype ...
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0answers
14 views

Best external metadata format for interoperability and simplicity?

I'm slowly developing a simple video marking tool http://video.geekout.org.uk/, where I crowd source help to mark videos as interesting. Currently I'm storing each mark in individual JSON files, for ...
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2answers
56 views

Adobe Premiere - Razor Tool screws up clip

I'm trying out video editing for the first time and basicly I just want to cut a part of my video. So I take Razor tool and click on these two blue lines I've drawn with MS Paint: And now my clip ...
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2answers
67 views

Adobe Premiere Pro CC - Crop a video and export at the exact cropped size

I have a video that has 4 up-down-left-right black borders of different sizes. I want to get rid of these black borders so the exported file has teh exact size of the cropped area. To start doing ...
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2answers
24 views

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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0answers
15 views

Using Pharrell Willaim's 'Happy' song for Organizational Video [duplicate]

I would like to shoot a small video in our organization using Pharrell William's 'Happy' song. What about IP issues, if any! We are trying to promote our company brand through it. But there wont be ...
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1answer
91 views

Codec/Hardware Advice on real-time encoding multiple HD streams

Does anyone know of what kind of hardware along with any good codecs that could reasonably encode 3 x 1920x1200 60fps DirectShow streams in real time? Preferably a lossless codec but I know at these ...
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3answers
33 views

What are some software to create animated videos?

I am looking for software to create an animated video like this: ...
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0answers
11 views

What is the linked setting called? [duplicate]

As a non-native speaker, I cannot figure out what this setting is called: ...
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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
34 views

Reduce File Size of Dxtory Video Without Causing Lag

I'm making videos while playing on my computer. Everything is working well, however 15 minutes of video consumes 50GB, which is too much space. I use Dxtory with Lagarith Lossless Codec. If I use the ...
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1answer
541 views

Error while opening encoder for output stream #0:0 - maybe incorrect parameters such as bit_rate, rate, width or height

ffmpeg -i test.mp4 -acodec libvorbis -vcodec libvpx out.webm ffmpeg version N-57647-g1880294 Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the FFmpeg developers built on Oct 30 2013 19:25:44 with gcc 4.4.7 (GCC) ...
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0answers
37 views

ffmpeg capture audio in raw format

I would like to capture audio with ffmpeg in .raw format. Here is what I do to capture in .mp3 format : ffmpeg -f dshow -t 10 -i audio="virtual-audio-capturer" -y "sound.mp3" note that I don't want ...
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1answer
152 views

Clip quality severely degrades when imported into Premiere Pro CS5? (appears interlaced)

I have a clip which is 720p30 and plays back perfectly smoothly when opened outside of premiere. When I import the clip into premiere and play it back it looks awful: http://imgur.com/JHVbl If I ...
2
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1answer
17 views

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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3answers
64 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
779 views

How do you install Adobe Production Premium CS5 on a different hard drive in windows?

Is there a way of installing Adobe Production Premium CS5 on a hard drive other than C:\? I tried changing the install path in the installer but after installing parts of the program don't work and it ...
3
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2answers
19 views

Start and stop capturing while video is playing

I have a long video that I am trying to shorten. I want to be able to play through the video and, while it is playing, select the points at which I want to start and end my clips. I want to do this ...
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1answer
63 views

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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0answers
9 views

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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1answer
22 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): ...
1
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2answers
162 views

How to do a “deep” / full copy of a nested sequence in Premiere Pro CS6? (i.e. constituent components are all copied)

I created a title sequence: title, with glow/fade in then fade out and made this into a nested sequence. I wanted to reuse this nested sequence in other parts of my project, but use different text ...
3
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2answers
34 views

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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1answer
36 views

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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3answers
603 views

How do I get a totally white background without the subject being too bright?

I would like to do a product demonstration similar to the White Room's demonstrations done by Apple, such as iPad 2 Product Demonstration What type of lighting is used to keep the whites extremely ...
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6answers
192 views

connect 8 projectors together to create a large image

For an experiment purpose i collected 8 projector with 5000 lumens and 1080P resolution. I need to connect them altogether to create a really large image? So, should i use 1 computer for each ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Adobe Media Encoder CC do not work/start/load on Win8 x64

So pretty much it. Simply clicking the .exe nothing happens, no errors, no nothing. It just simply do not work. Premiere works and when exporting video and clicking Queue simply nothing happens, AME ...
2
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1answer
85 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 ...
2
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0answers
19 views

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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0answers
11 views

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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