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How to show a character in black and white mode with colorful background? [duplicate]

I want to show a character in black and white but the background/environment he reside remains colorful. I heard that through rotoscoping it will be possible. Is it correct? Could anyone please ...
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Which (video game) recording program fits for these criteria?

Record games File size has to be small (fps doesn't need to be higher than 30, resolution is only 720×480) Barely uses cpu The program does not lock the framerate or anything else that changes my ...
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Warp stabilizer in Premiere Pro cuts off most of the image

Has anyone seen this problem before? When I apply (and only when I apply) the warp stabilizer, it seems like only 1/10 of the video shows up. Here's a screenshot: It works on older versions of ...
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What benefit would I get from using Apple Compressor instead of just exporting from Final Cut Pro X?

I have Final Cut Pro X 10.1.4. I usually always use the "share" option to export my video and select whatever format I want to share with. Usually either "Master File" or "YouTube". I also see the ...
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Should I cut footage into clips whilst I'm logging it?

I'm logging some DV tapes. Currently literally just capturing into Premiere as AVI DV capture format, and writing what is happening and the timecode with pen and paper. I've got the feeling I'm going ...
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Commercial Movies: Film vs Digital

I was reading about how slowly a lot of motion picture is transitioning to digital from film and the relative advantages & limitations of each medium etc. I was wondering, are there directors ...
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The ideal wood for the DIY slate?

I am planning to create a DIY slate/clapperboard. What would be the ideal wood for the clapper? I believe that the main qualities of the ideal wood would include, but not limited to, the following: ...
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Are there any free ways to increase the framerate of a video?

Suppose I have some footage at 30FPS that I'd like to have a copy at 60FPS with tween frames generated by interpolation (at this point I don't care too much about potential quality or artifacts.) And ...
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Video desyncs with the audio over time

I record footage with OBS and do voiceovers recorded in audacity. I process the audio in audacity, then sync the audio with the video. However, since I started doing it this way, the audio and video ...
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Footage of different framerates in Adobe Premiere Pro

Background information I'm going to create a audio/visual production with two camera's. One camera uses 1920 x 1080 with 25fps rate. The other camera is the GoPro camera. There are several video ...
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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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mp4 file will not play video, only audio on quicktime, fine on VLC

I have an mp4 file that will not play video, only audio, on QuickTime (10.4 on Yosemite) - and by extension does not show the correct icon in Finder not will it play properly on iOS devices. Others ...
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How to animate the size (width and height) of a rectangle animation in after effects?

I want to change the height of a rectangle bottom - top from 0 to 1080px starting from position -1080 to 0. How do I do that? By default the transform does not have a size. It does have a scale but ...
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Color shift after exporting!

I've a bunch of videos from different sources that i need to export, i'm mainly using Sorenson Squeeze 9 for videos that i just want to transcode to another format or change bitrates, and Premiere Pro ...
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Converting from 3/4" video to digital.

Our company has approximately 27,000 hours of video stored on 3/4" video tapes. We have begun the process of converting the video digitally with the current setup: Sony U-MATIC VO-5850 & Sony ...
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What does the information on DSLR lenses mean in terms of filmmaking?

What does the information on DSLR lenses such as the mm range and the f/stop mean in terms of filmmaking, specifically relating to depth-of-field. Lenses are the only aspect of filmmaking I don't ...
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dvd menu with single text field that can change

I've been making a DVD menu with DVDstyler, and I'm fairly happy with how it looks. However, since space is limited and I have 5 scenes on one page, I want to have a single text box at the bottom that ...
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encoding 4:2:2 in 10-bit with libx264

I believe that libx264 is now capable of doing 10-bit 4:2:2 encodings, but I can't seem to get it to work. I'm using ffmpeg (info below), and I've also tried the x264 encoder directly. I've tried ...
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What kind of storage for digital footage?

I've got a bunch of usb external hard drives, but I don't trust them for storing digitised footage. I will have potentially up to 3 TB of footage after digitising. USB can be slow for transferring ...
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ffmpeg filter_complex problem

I'm trying to achieve complex effect with ffmpeg, but I seem to be failing the syntax of -filter_complex somewhere. The goal is to capture part of the screen (with UScreenCapture direct show device) ...
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How much disk space does 1 mini DV tape digitised in HDV take?

I'm looking out to buy some storage for a session of logging a lot of tapes, and I want to guage how much space I will need. How much disk space does 1 mini DV tape digitised in HDV take?
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Exporting with transparent background in premiere

I exported a video that starts with fade in and it is transparent so when I put it in another project I won't need to add keyframes every time. The problem is that the video is "jumping" - watch ...
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What new piece of hardware to get to increase video rendering performance?

So, I've got the opportunity to buy some new piece of hardware for my PC. I do video rendering quite often, so, my question is - what piece of hardware should I replace to get a guaranteed rendering ...
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Re-encoding Archival Movies

I have some old quicktime movies from a project I did in 2005. The client came back recently and wants to do some changes and run off a new version, and since I've got all his media restored at the ...
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What is the technical advantage of celluloid film over digital?

I know that digital is used more than celluloid now. Still, I would like to know why celluloid film is still favored by some film makers. Only a few years ago celluloid was the standard. What was/is ...
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How to colorise black and white movies?

What techniques are used to colorise old black and white movies? Are there different techniques? How to choose the right technique?
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The ffmpeg`s filter_complex blend respecting overlay`s alpha channel

I need to blend an video with an semitransparent png like this: [1:0][0:0]blend=all_mode=average Seems like the transparency of png is ignored. What I missed? How to make the ffmpeg to respect ...
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Best free tool for video compression on Mac [duplicate]

I'm editing 'every day' videos with Adobe Premiere like holidays videos. Footages are taken from SLR cameras. I need to share those videos and of course compress it before. Several years ago, i used ...
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Flash effect with Adobe Premiere

How can we simulate a camera flash with Premiere Pro? I know the stroboscope effect but it's not very realistic.
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Camera directing for lenghty single character scene talking

I am an absolute amateur regarding directing, but have been reading up on the subject and been paying close attention to filmworks, both real and animated. The thing is, I have about one and a half ...
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Lightworks detects aspect ratio incorrectly and clips video from ShadowPlay

I'm using Nvidia's ShadowPlay to record some game footage, and I am trying to edit it in Lightworks. When I import it, it clips off the edges of the content. I have the project set at 1080p 30fps (I ...
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Adobe Audition CS6 Crashing

I am running Adobe Audition CS6. Each time that I try to work in my project, it continues to crash due to a “fatal error”. I have reset the preferences, but it continues to crash. I am running windows ...
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What artifacts result from image stabilization in iMovie?

I just tried the iMovie image stabilization feature for the first time. It seems to me that it adds some sort of shimmery artifact, but it's not so easy to tell. Most manipulations 'cost' something, ...
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Calculating loss when converting from MTS to AVI using FFMPEG

I am using the following script to convert my MTS video to an AVI video: for %%a in ("*.mts") do ffmpeg.exe -i "%%a" -vcodec libxvid -s 848x480 -maxrate 4800k -b 4000k -qmin 3 -qmax 5 -bufsize ...
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Blending Two Shots for Continuity

I have been watching Zach King videos on YouTube (the Vine magic guy) and I'm curious how to edit two shots together so that body movements stay the same, yet an element is brought into the shot. I'm ...
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Video player (which can overlay 2 video streams)

Is there a video player that can play 2 or more clips simultaneously overlaying them ontop of each other. (ie just like a video editor does... but as a standalone video player where I dont have to ...
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Exchange project files between different versions of Premiere Pro?

Is there a way to work collaboratively on a Premiere Project when one person has e.g. Premiere Pro CC and the other one CS6? If I open a Premiere Pro CS6 project file, I have to copy and convert it. ...
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What image formats to use for basic 2d animation?

In order to practice animation (and as a side project with my son) I want to create some basic 2D children animations using Adobe After Effects. The animations will have backgrounds, characters, ...
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How to find clip of video belongs to full video?

I want to check is there any way to compare portion of video(video clip) with full video? for example: if i have a particular video of scene in a movie and full movie video, how to check whether these ...
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Similar to “levels adjustment” brightness improvement with ffmpeg

I'm composing a video from set of 16bit tiff pictures. The pictures are very dark, and needs to be brightened. Currently I'm applying -vf "mp=eq2=1.0:1.0:0.3:1.0:1.0:1.0:1.0:1.0" filter to make ...
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Darwin Streaming Server 6.0.3 won't send Closed Caption track

I can get the captions if I stream the Quicktime file through a link on my webserver, but if I try to stream the file via Darwin Streaming Server, the audio and video come through, but no captions. ...
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FFMpeg and HLS, videos need to load in their entirety before they start playing

I am using ffmpeg to generate a segmented list of files in order to stream them to an iOS app. The list of files is generated fine but when it comes time to play them, the video needs to be downloaded ...
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How to automate the rendering of all possible combinations of a composition in Adobe After Effects?

I have a composition used to display current scores for a match on a tournament. It shows the two teams banners on both sides and their current scores underneath them. The scene also has various ...
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Layer dimensions in after effects

How can I find the dimensions in pixels of a layer in adobe after effects.
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How do I log footage correctly?

I have a shoebox full of minidv tapes and I need to start capturing and logging them. Of course I want to get it right from the start. How should I log the footage? I'm talking more about technique ...
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What setup do I need to record and render at the same time?

I need help figuring out how to record while my computer is rendering. I am very new to video editing, so this is my current workflow. First, I record footage using Fraps (30 fps, 1080p, .avi). I ...
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How is each type of video camera stabilizer different?

What are the kinds of video camera stabilizers I could buy in the market? How are they different? What are the pros and cons of each?
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Launch a AfterEffects rendered in background with cmd update

I am trying to find scripting code that allows me to open a CMD in Windows and lauch AE render of the current project queue in background. Also, if possible, to get the output back in that cmd ...
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What are motion graphics?

What are motion graphics? What software can I use to create them? What should someone trying to produce a video with motion graphics know?
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What softwares are used to produce this video?

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=732070063514894&set=vb.410157642372806&type=3&theater I have no experience with any video production softwares but I need to do something similar to ...

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