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Tool for cutting and joining multiple parts of a video

I need a tool that allows to make multiple selections in a video and make a new video by joining all of that selections. The tool should allow to save the project, so that I could close the program, ...
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What is the point of the ethernet plug: SoundCraft Si Compact 32?

After searching the internet, I can't find out what the ethernet plug for the mixer is for. Can you use it to remote control the mixer from a computer? Or what is it for?
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What are some things to know and learn about the Canon 550D (T2i) when shooting movies?

I am working on using our 550D for shooting movies. What are some things I need to know and learn about the 550D before shooting with it?
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Import Audio Markers or Cues to Audition CS5.5

I want to import Cues from an external source (CUE-File or mp4chaps Simple Chapter Text file) to Audition, or even better yet, permanently stick them to WAV files. Looking through old documentation ...
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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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Codec information application

I need to get video/codec information from several files (avi, matroska etc). Is there any alternative to GSpot? GSpot is outdated with lack of support for mkv, ogm, 264 ... I already know MediaInfo ...
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134 views

solution for archiving digital video

What solution do you use for archiving digital video content? Are magnetic tapes adequate, or better setup another 8HDD raid5 server? I read some news that SONY will bring to market an 1.5TB tape ...
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Looking to intentionally distort video

I am looking to intentionally distort a video file. Filters and effects are not really doing it for me, they are simply too generic or predictable over the course of a 2-3 minute video. I am looking ...
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0answers
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How can I set clip color in Avid media composer 6

I select the clip, then edit->set color, but it doesn't seem to effect anything. How can this be done?
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1answer
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What are some good resources for learning Motion 4?

I am trying to learn Apple's Motion 4, which is pretty complex. I'm looking for some free online tutorials to learn the ins and outs of Motion. Where can I start?
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How to record a slide presentation efficiently with video/audio

I am making some video slide presentations (~15-30 minutes) which consists of a lot of animated slides and my voice. I made a test video to see where problems occur when doing such a project. It was a ...
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How best to find literature on motion graphics design

I'm looking for material on motion graphics; books, video tutorials, etc. I think I don't just need to check out "advanced" stuff, but also the very basics. (Since there's always much you can learn ...
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Want to try green screen with my elementary students. What do we need. Using Mac OS 10.5.8

I am looking to put together an affordable portable studio to use with elementary school students. Doesn't have to be fancy just affordable. Budget around $200. I have seen some green screen kits ...
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How do I 'downgrade' an Adobe Premiere Pro project file to open in older versions?

Is there any way at all (perhaps with a plugin, paid or otherwise) to save an Adobe Premiere Pro project file so that it's compatible with an older version of the software? The scenario I have is that ...
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1answer
457 views

After Effects: Set Alpha/Matte to hdr layer without clamping the values to 0-1 range

I have a .hdr sequence as well as a .tga sequence. the .tga sequence contains the alpha channel to be used for the .hdr sequence. The problem is that if I apply the alpha channel to my hdr sequence ...
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1answer
617 views

animating a line that is a 3d layer in after-effects

Got a question that's really been bothering me for the past few days. I've searched everywhere and can't find the answer! What I'd like to do I'm trying to draw a 2D smiley face with the pen tool on ...
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2answers
973 views

Recording Video From one PC to Another

I'm planning on recording PC screens in general, including gaming and videos. I'm aware of screen capture software like FRAPS, Playclaw etc. and have tested them out, but the increased strain on my ...
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1answer
255 views

How can I reuse an effect sequence in FCPX?

I'm creating a video for my son's fifth grade class that has a large number of interview clips. In each interview, I want to show a split-screen effect with a still photo on one side and a video of ...
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2answers
258 views

How to create a good short video with limited supplies and time

My buddy and I are contemplating putting a project up on Kickstarter. Most projects have a video (nice quality for the most part) that users can view to get a gist of the project and decide whether or ...
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1answer
730 views

Removing horizontal scan lines from video?

I recorded some supposedly 720p video on my phone which usually yields nice results. However something about the conditions of how it was set up has resulted in the whole sequence having these lines ...
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1answer
2k views

Reverse the blade tool (merge clips together)

I'm trying to make a transition to Final Cut Pro X from iMovie. Although I'm finding it quite simple and I'm in love with the more advanced features such as how easy keying is, I seem to have a ...
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3answers
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Gradient banding

I have a video with a gradient background, with silhouette vector animations on top. The gradient therefore stays exactly the same throughout the video. However, rendering the video as mp4, I'm ...
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0answers
121 views

Any way to fix a corrupt Custom Keyboard Settings file in Final Cut Pro v7?

I've been building up my custom keyboard layout for literally years; but it seems to be corrupt. Very often, when I try to add a key, Final Cut crashes (version 7.0.3) Recreating it would take hours ...
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Extract streams from WebM

I hope my question fits the theme of this SE. Is there any software that can extract streams from WebM videos? I don't want to convert (re-compress), I want the streams intact. Thanks.
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1answer
150 views

How to join 2 youtube videos with different ratios (16:9 and 4:3)?

I need some help with the youtube video editor? I need to join 2 youtube videos but one is in 16:9 and the other in 4:3. The final result should be in 16:9. Is it possible with the youtube video ...
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0answers
110 views

Changing position creates loss of quality in Premiere Pro CS5

I have a Premiere Pro (CS5) project with raw files that are of good quality (image looks sharp), etc. When I export it, no matter what settings, it looks worse. At first I thought it was an OS X vs. ...
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1answer
398 views

Sony Vegas 10 Video made from smaller quicktime mov videos look crap on youtube

this has been a painful drama for days, trying to get a nice video on youtube for my girlfriend. It looks great on the mpg file sony vegas generates, but after uploading to youtube it look more than ...
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2answers
143 views

Options to speed up Hobbyist Rendering?

How can I speed up hobbyist animation-rendering project? It would be cool to see things faster, I use tools such as Blender.
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4answers
360 views

Is Open-Source -film production possible with open-source tools?

Samuli -- of the Iron-Sky -film -- mentions (3.40 here) their used software: adobe.com, Adobe Creative Suite 5 autodesk.com, Maya newtek.com, Lightwave 3D 10 renderpal.com, RenderPal ...
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1answer
34 views

Video Output to TV is shutting down on full speed playback of video, or split screen display

I've got a client at a golf course with software that captures videos from two cameras. One video is from down the line and the other is from straight on. They have two physical displays, 1 computer ...
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230 views

What video codecs can provide “adaptive quality”?

Background: I am trying to compress lossless bluray tracks to a more storage friendly size without a huge loss in quality. What I've been doing thus far: Exploring compression options with ffmpeg. ...
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0answers
270 views

Nvidia Cuda video encoder - output frame size

I am cross posting from the Nvidia forums... i got no answer there :( I am using the Nvidia cuda video encoder nvcuvenc, and until now i was not able to encode an H.264 video with an output frame ...
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1answer
868 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 ...
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1answer
68 views

tools for 2d animation video

I don't know if here is the right place to ask that so sorry if I am wrong. I just want to know wich tools do you use to make a video (or presentation) like this one : ...
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1answer
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High quality ogv files - possible?

I'm converting mov (or flv or mp4) files into ogv. Unfortunately, the programs I've been using (Miro, FFMPEG's ogv plugin) have terrible encoding that appears extremely fuzzy. Does anyone have ...
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1answer
60 views

What media can I legally include into my videos?

When making videos for YouTube, what media can I include without getting sued or breaking the terms of YouTube? What are the differences when being a YouTube partner? Take for example the gaming ...
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2answers
99 views

Favoriting/Subclipping with Long Clips in Timeline in FCPX

I'm editing a project where I have 5 very long clips. I'm going through, favorite-ing the good portions ("subclipping" per se) and then organizing my clips from those subclips. A problem I'm running ...
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3answers
361 views

Utility or method for joining MP4 files

I have two MP4 files that I generated with Camtasia Studio. I need to join them together post rendering with Camtasia (it can't be done during the Camtasia rendering process). Looking for a utility or ...
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3answers
278 views

Making a gif from a video

I have a video clip that I want to convert to gif. I used this app: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gifbrewery/id435989461 But I couldn't figure out how to make a gif that's the proper speed. The ...
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2answers
323 views

How can I make a video more seekable?

I am looking at the factor that allows software video players to seek at any (or close to) position in the video. Is this the keyframes or what?
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0answers
25 views

How To See The Dimension Of A Still Image in Adobe Premier

I added an Image to a video layer, by default premier scaled it up 323x its original size. I want to be able to see the resulting dimension in pixels. Is there a way to see dimensions of an element in ...
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1answer
396 views

Best transcoding path using Sorenson Squeeze for AVCHD video?

We have some AVCHD files (MPEG 4, 1280x720 H.264, AAC) that we have had a world of trouble editing with Premiere Elements. The main problem is that the audio and video get out of sync. Reviewing this ...
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3answers
1k views

How to make a fake 3d effect (The Matrix 3d rotation style) from 2 video sources?

I have two sources from differents points of view of the same scene. I'd like to start the video from one camera, stop it, and make a rotation to the second source just like a famous The Matrix scene. ...
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1answer
63 views

Is there a way to find out if the current frame is a keyframe in Premiere Elements 10?

Sometimes I animate the properties of certain effects using keyframes. It's a really nice feature, but something has been bugging me about it. The Add/Remove keyframe button doesn't tell me whether or ...
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1answer
419 views

How to reduce noise in old, low-light DV-8 video

I have some old, low-light, pretty noisy DV8 video that I'd like to clean up. What is the best tool/technique to remove noise from low-light scenes? I also want to change the gamma correction to ...
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2answers
116 views

Why is this ffmpeg command outputting such long clips?

I am trying edit out a two minute clip from a long movie. This is the command I'm using: ffmpeg -ss 01:05:16 -t 120 -i input.avi -vcodec copy -an clips/output.avi I thought that 120 would be in ...
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1answer
115 views

How do I prevent Quality loss in the beginning of a video?

My company transcodes videos sent in by users (recorder by our own screenrecording software) I use FFMpeg to do the work using this command: /ffmpeg/ffmpeg -i in.mov -vcodec libx264 -fpre ...
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2answers
2k views

How to create super smooth slow motion clips in After Effects that will be edited in Premiere Pro

I would like to make one of those 600fps slow motion clips that can are on YouTube. such as this ...
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2answers
717 views

Automatic conversion/encode video for Video On Demand streaming

I need an automatic solution to convert video clips for html5 (mp4/x264, webm/vp8) and flash (mp4/x264) video-on-demand streaming. For a site like Youtube, just much smaller. The input files are ...
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3answers
135 views

Simple software program for converting H264 video in to flashvideo flv for website?

my question is: Which simple, lightweight, straightforward, easy to use software for Win7 can do the following: A) import/convert on the fly MP4 (H264) movie into FLV (Flashvideo) and apply ...

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