8
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4answers
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How to losslessly encode a jpg image sequence to a video in ffmpeg?

I have a large set of jpgs that I want to convert to a video losslessly (or, at the very least, very close to losslessly as long as the encoding time isn't much higher than otherwise). Naively, I ...
4
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2answers
65 views

What are the rights to exported video from the Apple's Keynote app?

When I make an presentation in the Apple's Keynote with transitions an like, and export it to an video, can I publish the video as commercial - as my own work? I'm added the soundtrack later - it ...
4
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3answers
4k views

How can I capture/convert HDMI from an HDCP protected input?

Basically the situation is I have a PS3 and I want to be able to split a lossless HDMI connection to my TV and something to a capture card. Using an HDMI splitter I can connect to the TV just fine but ...
11
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1answer
315 views

Why filmmaking with DSLR?

Adding video feature to digital camera was for their popular applications, as unprofessional users wanted to have both photography and videography at the same time. Professional cameras were ...
2
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3answers
217 views

How can 1080p films be so disproportionally lightweight?

I calculated that for a film of 2 hours with 30 fps, over a 1920*1080 (16:9) display with 32 bps (True Colour) had to weight : 2×3600×30×1920×1080×4 Bytes which is 1,7915904×10¹² so 1,8 TB... Is ...
0
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2answers
88 views

how to join video files?

I have 12 parts of videos . I want to join them in a sequence and make a single video. Please suggest me software and steps to do this. can i need to install adobe premier? thank you example ...
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0answers
99 views

TitleBox .seq2 animation files

I am using TitleBox for dynamic graphic animations. There are several was to play an animation in this tool, but the "safest" seems to be the internal "animation file" object, which comes with a tools ...
2
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1answer
76 views

fps resampling dilema

I want to mix some vacation clips into a single video. The sources I have are: 48 fps 25 fps I don't care whether the end result will be at 24 or 25 fps but I do want to maintain the best viewing ...
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1answer
54 views

What can cause Bluray disks burned from Encore to get laggy/skippy?

I have a bluray disk that I burned from an image I made with Encore CS6. The source footage is a timeline composed of multiple different video assets that are linked Premiere projects. They run back ...
1
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0answers
199 views

MHL HDMI to HDMI

I have the Roku Stick which plugs directly into an MHL port. I have a TV without MHL (just normal HDMI) that I would like to try this on. My understanding is that I would need to introduce 5v at ...
0
votes
1answer
190 views

Glidecam focus control

Is there puller for controlling the lens focus when using a glidecam? Is there also something similar for the zoom, in case it's a zoom lens? I have not found anything off the shelf that I can buy ...
3
votes
1answer
291 views

how to do an amplitude modulation in Ableton Live [closed]

What I want is simple: I want to modulate the volume (amplitude) of one channel, with the amplitude of another channel. There's the vocoder effect which does something vaguely similar to what I'm ...
-1
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1answer
76 views

DSLR filmmaking tutorials and tips [closed]

The title says it all. I have a DSLR and would like to learn more about video, from basics to advanced (I am an intermediate+ photographer). Are there good tutorials I can find online? I could not ...
1
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1answer
80 views

How to get Greek symbols (alpha, beta) in Cinema4D text

I'm trying to get Greek symbols in a Cinema4D text object that is extruded, however when I select the Symbol font the text disappears from the viewport. I can still see it in the text input frame, but ...
1
vote
1answer
346 views

iPhone 5 video: continuous shooting without creating independent clips

I'm shooting some doco footage using the iPhone 5. I'm looking for a way to shoot "tape" style. I don't want independant clips when I stop recording. Just want to append clips back to back ...
0
votes
1answer
196 views

Converting videos taken by D5100 for a Youtube upload

What is the best way to compress a video shot by my Nikon D5100 so it can be easily uploaded to Youtube? I have a video of around 600MB, I tried converting using Xilisoft video converter but without ...
1
vote
1answer
367 views

Stretch or Change Timing in After Effects

I am new to After Effects. I downloaded the free file for the Month of May from VideoHive and have been playing with it. Some of the text is displayed just a bit too short for my linking. I do not ...
1
vote
4answers
617 views

Does HD necessarily mean clear, high quality images?

I recently purchase an AXIS network camera that will be used at a scrap metal yard to photograph truck license plates. While the camera is probably sufficient for my purposes I was a bit confused ...
1
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2answers
567 views

What Happens to Frequencies Above the Nyquist Limit?

If I record a sound at a rate of 8,000 samples per second, I know that the highest frequency that can be reproduced from the sound is 4000Hz. What I want to know is: If the sound contains frequencies ...
0
votes
2answers
102 views

Digital video cameras optical zoom vs lenses

If you read at digital video cameras specifications, you will probably read that camera has 20x optical zoom or even greater. If you compare this camera with my Nikor 18-200 lens, the lens itself is ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

Adobe Premiere CS6 stuck at 0% exporting still images

I am creating a slideshow in Premiere so it's just a bunch of images with transitions. When exporting to any kind of format or codec, it would get stuck "Encoding 0%" forever and freeze afterwards. ...
0
votes
1answer
503 views

What exactly is a voyeur shot in cinematography?

What exactly is a voyeur shot in cinematography? Is this movement or style? The only thing I can find online is basically perverted stuff. Where can I find an example?
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Export rotated video out of Adobe Premiere

I am creating a video in portrait orientation but the TV I am putting this on cannot rotate the video while playing, so I need to export the video in landscape format. Is there a way to rotate the ...
2
votes
1answer
164 views

what hardware can I use to connect a Laserdisc player to my laptop?

I have a Windows 7 Laptop (Sony VGN-Z12GN) and a Pioneer DVL-9 Laserdisc player. I want to digitize some of my Laserdiscs. I have some experience with video transcoding (Virtual Dub, Sony Vegas), ...
1
vote
1answer
179 views

AE - Randomly place ~100 layers and then move to the middle

I currently have around 100 text layers placed in the middle of my composition in After Effects. What I would like to do is randomly place this layers around the middle and then create an animation ...
1
vote
2answers
46 views

What are the placards in this picture?

I've always wondered what these things are such an awkward angle. I only see them in Whitehouse shots.
1
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1answer
3k views

poor quality export of still images from premiere

This is the actual source image to a video track in Premiere (a PNG): With no resizing whatsoever, and .flv output, this is a resultant frame from the exported video: How could I improve the ...
-1
votes
2answers
350 views

What is the smallest video size possible in Sony Vegas Pro?

What is the smallest video size possible in Sony Vegas Pro? I have a 2.21 GB 40 hour long video I need to compress as much as possible (preferably 100 MB). I don't care about quality as it is already ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

Canon EOS 550D video [duplicate]

Hi Im using a Canon EOS 550D & for some reason when ever i try shoot video it stops recording a couple of seconds in. I'm using a Scandisk Ultra SDHC 4 32GB card, i've tried formatting before ...
2
votes
1answer
152 views

Scrolling rainbow when projector screen is in frame

We're doing rear-screen projection. It looks great, but in tests with the canon t2i there's a scrolling rainbow in the video that changing shutter speed or frame rate won't get rid of. Any advice?
2
votes
1answer
188 views

How to use cloning effect if the clips are overlapping themselves?

I have tried to combine two video clips, but it feels impossible. In the first clip there's one character running around the screen. In the second clip the character is just standing (still being ...
1
vote
0answers
72 views

How do I edit source material from DVDs in Final Cut Pro?

I'm currently undergoing a project where I have to edit some material only available from DVDs. Basically I need to export a clip or two from the DVDs, and edit them in FCP for use on the net. The ...
2
votes
1answer
83 views

Automate turning on and off Twixtor effect in After Effects

While using Twixtor in After Effects, you can automate the speed of the clip by manipulating the "Speed %" under "Output Control". Now, since there's no good way to do time-remapping natively in After ...
4
votes
4answers
7k views

Easiest way to stitch GoPro videos that have been split due to length?

I am recording 15-minutes videos with my GoPro Hero 3 Black edition. The camera starts a new file every 10 minutes of recording by default. I do not think I can change this in a setting. When I do ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How do I set up an RTMP stream server and URL endpoint?

I've got a Haivision Barracuda, which can stream RTMP to a URL (secured by username/password) set in its interface, but have very little experience of streaming video. What software do I need (Windows ...
1
vote
1answer
190 views

Component YPbPr to VGA with monitor that supports Sync-on-Green

I want to connect a YPbPr component video signal to a computer monitor using a simple component-to-VGA adapter, I know this isn't possible on most monitors as you would need a converter to convert ...
0
votes
1answer
545 views

Which software gets the fastest rendering times? [closed]

I'm sure there are benchmarks out there, but I'm not sure where to find them. Circa 2006 I was holding on to Vegas 6 without letting go because I could see very noticeable differences in its rendering ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

Best video performance with the Nikon 5100?

I have decided to run a "vlog" as of recently, so I decided to test out my Nikon D5100's capabilities. It is consistently refocusing, thus creating a very loud, irritating noise. When I set it to ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Is it possible to convert output of TV Channel (set top box 720p) to 1080p?

I have Toshiba 29PB200ZE (just purchased). Now the problem is it displays pixels with very blur effect. Reason is that the Cable operators in India (using Standard Channel Broadcasting) broadcasting ...
1
vote
1answer
144 views

Automated aligning audio tracks with timings for dubbing screen casts

We have some screen casts that need to be dubbed to various languages for which we have script for the target language like: Begining Time | Audio Narration 0:0 | blah nao lorep iposm... ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

create subtitles track by automatic timing of existing text

1 00:00:01,000 --> 00:00:04,000 I am using Adobe Premiere to produce videos in English by gluing together multiple clips put together from lots of different footage or sources. I do have a text ...
4
votes
3answers
154 views

Recommended Encoding for VHS to Digital to be Followed by Post Processing

I have VHS tapes that I want to digitize. I started this using something like Pinnacle's Dazzle. I notice that the only encoding options were for compressed video, which could lead to quality ...
2
votes
1answer
651 views

Blur whole text and then “unblur” part of it

I have a text in after effects that I wish to first blur the whole thing and then animate it so that a part of the text is clear. If I have the text Maecenas sed diam eget risus varius blandit sit ...
1
vote
0answers
292 views

Is it there a way to create a video playout system? (Preferably in Linux)

I am facing a situation caused by the need to start broadcasting in High Definition and there are a few Digital Automation/Playout Suppliers that offer excellent solutions such as Fission, Miranda, ...
1
vote
2answers
315 views

Recording video and audio with external input to computer with Canon 600D

I like to do drum covers, but the process always takes ages. I have to record my sounds from my electronic drumset (TD-9KX) to Cubase via a Tascam US122-MKii interface. Video is captured with a Canon ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

Looking for compressed standard definition file format to share footage between Final Cut Pro 7 and Adobe Premiere Pro CS6

Brief Background I have a 30 minute film originally edited on Premiere Pro 1.5 in 2005/2006 that used 4:3 720x576 PAL interlaced DV AVI footage imported by firewire from a DV Cam. The entire raw ...
0
votes
2answers
104 views

recording to multiple locations

I am not 100% sure if this is on topic or not here but I think its the most relevant place to post this. Are there any programs out there that record the screen but saves the output to multiple drive ...
2
votes
1answer
195 views

Why does After Effects not enable me to work with 60FPS?

For a short student film, I'd like to be able to work with shots that are 60FPS. For some reason I dont see this option:
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How to add gradient transparency mask in final cut pro x?

I want to add a gradient transparency mask so that the front layer will slowly transform into the layer below. Can anybody suggest something? I'm not talking about transition in time, but transition ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

RG6 vs RG59 HD-SDI cables for live stream

It seems there are lots of discussions on the web, none recently though, on RG6 vs RG59 and the distances that they can carry signal. For situations when quality matters, such as live streaming (as ...

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