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Why my Zapcode is with low resolution?

I developed a Zapcode and follow the tactics to have a video with good resolution, I've done a video in MP4 and FLV, both rendered in the After Effects, but remains at low resolution. Here is my ...
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How do I write up a shot list?

I am writing a script for a short movie. How do I write a shooting script? Is it needed? What is the difference between a script and a shooting script?
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What exactly do the sequence settings do?

Sooo, this may sound fairly stupid, especially for professional editors, but I'd like to know the role of the sequence settings in Premiere Pro. I know that the format of the preview files depends on ...
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What format should I digitize mini DV tapes with HDV footage in?

I want to digitize a lot of mini dv tape footage, shot on a Sony a1(HDV). What format should I digitize the footage in? (and on a side note can you point me in the direction of what hardware I will ...
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Who owns the rights to video footage? [duplicate]

I recently filmed some hunting footage of a hunter on a preserve hunt. I did not own the camera it was owned by the hunter. I did not get paid nor was there a contract drawn up between myself the ...
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Premiere Pro CC 2014 renders incredibly slow / Cineform

I created a movie with Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014 and I have serious performance issues when it comes to export the movie. The first 10% renders pretty fast and takes 1 hour. Then it takes for every ...
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Which sequence settings in Adobe Premiere for a YouTube video

I have a series of photos 3840x2880 which I want to crop to make a 1080 timelapse video to be uploaded to YouTube. Which sequence setting in Adobe Premiere CS6 I should use for YouTube videos?
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Kung Fury VHS effect

I hope everybody seen this amazing trailer of upcoming Swedish masterpiece: FULL HD TRAILER So, I wonder, how to achieve this cool video effect. Please, pay attention on the edges: The image ...
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How to Create a High Quality, Small File Size .mp4 from .mov

Recently, I helped a friend produce a short zombie comedy. He has now asked me to add it to the film's website as a digital download. I'm not having issues with the digital download. My issue is how ...
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Can someone suggest a software for video format conversion for Mac?

I am newbie to this video world and have started using a Canon G7X to shoot video (I shoot casual video of my babies, family outings etc). Could someone help me find a good software which I can use to ...
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After Effect: Create Stroke from Motion Track Path

In After Effect, I tracked a moving object in my Video with the Motion Tracker. There I got Keyframes, which I want to use. Now, I would like to show the path of my object in the Video. I thought to ...
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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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How to reproduce this video segmentation special effect? [duplicate]

There is a show here on french tv that uses heavily a special effect consisting in separating a photo between background and foreground, and then apply different translation/zoom to each. For example ...
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Blur a face using only one video layer with Premiere CS6?

so with the new built-in masking option of the gaussian blur and similar effects in the CC version of Premiere Pro it's pretty easy to limit effect to a specific area of the video in order to e.g. ...
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Centered motion tracking with Mocha AE/Pro and After Effects?

I haven't been able to figure out yet how I get stabilized footage from mocha Pro to After Effects. I start a new project, import my footage and am able within mocha Pro to get a nice motion tracking ...
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Real Time personalized videos

I would like to achieve a video with custom text pulled from a database or user input as the following : http://videopersonalization.net/kia.html Can somebody shed some light on the process without ...
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Simulate 'grass' using a replicator

In Apple Motion I thought I'd be able to use a replicator to simulate grass using 'Randomize' on the element angle and then duplicating the individual 'blade' elements using a replicator with 'random ...
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How can a beginner remove an actor from footage?

I want to edit this montage of James Bond Intros. What I want is remove the real james bond, as a beginner what will you suggest a good video editor for this kind of situation?
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Producing a time-lapse video over 6 months or more

I have been asked to produce a time-lapse video from a construction site. Can anyone suggest a setup and recommend equipment for the following requirements? : Must operate outdoors in Scandinavian ...
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Can a camera like Nikon D810 support 4K video with firmware update?

Is it possible to update the firmware of a camera (like Nikon D810) to enable 4K video? Or, such features are built into the hardware? Thanks, NN
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How to convert a .m4v video/audio file to .mp4 on Windows-7, for free

Does Windows-7 already have something that does this? Or is there a free download that does it?
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How do I hang a kino flo from the ceiling?

I have a four-foot single bank kino fixture that I need to mount on the ceiling of our media lab. It needs to be angled precisely because it's for lighting a green screen (currently, it's mounted on ...
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HDMI Compressed vs Uncompressed mode

What is the difference between HDMI compressed and uncompressed modes? My understanding is that in compressed mode the TV handles the decoding. Is this right?
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How to remove a part of a moving object from a video?

I have a video in which I want to remove part of an object in every frame and then render the video again. I have tried photoshop and after effect. Both of them work somehow, but they degrade video ...
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Encore CS6 “DualLayer: This disc requires a layer break”

I am trying to create a dual-layer 8.5 GB DVD image. It consists of an MPEG multiplexed video with audio and Encore chapter markers created in Premiere Pro CS6 and does not require transcoding in ...
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Is the difference between full- and crop-frame DSLR footage noticeable and disrupting?

For a short film my friend has two Canon DSLR's available, one full-frame and one crop-frame camera (5D Mark II and 550D). Would it be very noticeable in the end result if footage from both cameras ...
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What is this strange second camera?

I don't know is this is the correct place to ask this but ... I've watched several "making of" of current movies and noticed a thing i cannot explain. What is this strange "secondary" camera you ...
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kind of equipment used in this video

In the attached video, the camera films the crowd from above. How is this achieved? What kind of equipment is the camera equipped with? ...
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How to correct aspect ratio

I have a movie in AVI format from a toy helicopter that reports an corrupt or missing index but still plays in VLC very wide and short. When I click Video -> Aspect Ratio -> 4:3 the file plays as it ...
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Lossless screen-recording software

For a small project of mine I want to record short screen-casts which show features of my program. Currently, I'm using a small app on my Ubuntu box which creates directly animated gif output. The ...
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Adobe Premiere saves m4v instead of mp4

I have problems with my Premiere Pro. It is first time this has happened, and I cannot understand why. I am creating a timelapse from my images. When I want to export media, I choose format H.264 ...
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Scripting - Where is the documentation for the Layer#Effects attribute?

I have been trying to make a script that will automatically apply an effect to the selected layer. So far, it looks like this: var myLayer = app.project.activeItem.selectedLayers[0]; I have seen ...
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How to change the display ratio of a Theora track inside Ogg?

I have an Ogg Theora file, but unfortunately the display ratio is incorrect on it. I know that it's possible to edit the metadata without reencoding. What tool can do the job? Preferably something ...
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iOS 8 Video Editing App That Lets You Hear The Audio While Trimming?

I'm interested in making perfectly-looping Vine videos of me playing guitar riffs. I'd like to shoot and edit these videos on my phone (iPhone 5, iOS 8.1), without using a desktop editor. Is there an ...
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Why doesn't the duration of a Premiere Pro encoding scale linearly?

I have a long sequence (canon dslr and titles) (1hour) and as a test export 1 minute at h264 Blu-ray pre-defined setting (pal 1920x1080, upper field, low quality). This takes approx 1 minute to ...
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10 bit 422 vs 8 bit 420

I have been looking around for commentary on this, but have not been successful. So, I hope you folks can point me in the right direction. Hopefully, this is the right forum for this kind of ...
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How to get ffmpeg/x264 to use same parameters as input?

I'm trying to accomplish a smart rendering workflow using ffmpeg/x264. In short, get ffmpeg to segment the input file. Locate the segment(s) with changes to be made. Re-encode altered segments with ...
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Can 'fifo' filter write to the same stream in avconv?

I would think that there should be a way to explain to fifo filter to write to the same output stream. But when i test that hypothesis with the following: avconv -i 01.webm -filter_complex 'split ...
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Dxtory recording randomly crashing game

Whenever I try to record gameplay with Dxtory (using the h.264 codec) my game will crash after a seemingly random amount of time, although it is usually after at least 30 minutes. Dxtory produces no ...
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Working with Frame Rates & Slow Motion in Adobe Premiere

I'm a very new beginner to video editing, but I am trying to do the best job I can. I saw this tutorial about "slow-motion basic techniques": ...
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If an image under a CC-SA license gets used in video - must video be CC-SA?

I want to use an image under CC-ShareAlike in my video. The image has not been changed, however I have applied a slight zoom & pan motion to the image in the video. The video contains other images ...
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Do movie makers shoot video from two different perspectives to create 3D movies?

I understand that 3D video works by showing two different perspectives of a scene to the eyes, separately, and the brain does the rest. Just like looking at a real life scene. But for shooting 3D ...
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Saving disk space, but not quality

I'm pretty new at this... I captured my analog 8mm video tapes in .avi, planning to edit them with Premier. But I need to make space in my external hard drive. I have the Adobe Encoder, but I'm ...
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How to see if a video file is progressive or interlaced?

I can check the resolution of a video by Right Clicking -> Properties -> Details -> Video. Is there a way to see if the video is progressive or interlaced?
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Encoding 720p 29.97 fps video, options in Adobe Media Encoder are 23.976, 24 or 59.94 fps

A little confused here, I have a video file that's 720p @ 30.303 fps. Working on it in Premiere Pro CC 2014 and ready to encode the file and the options I get for h.264 Blu-ray under frame rate are ...
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Simple way to downscale from 1080p@60 to 1080i@60

I have a Canon LEGRIA HF R56 which only outputs 1080p@60 from its HDMI port. Are there any methods to downscale this to 1080p@30 or lower? Googling this doesn't seem to throw up light. I guess I ...
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avconv: How to blur scenes?

I want to blur some scenes with avconv The ffmpeg command -find it here- is: ffmpeg -i input.avi -vf "boxblur=enable='between(t,22,113)'" -codec:a copy output.avi doesn't work with avconv ...
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Chaining Matroska files

Often there is a case where one has a series of the already muxed Matroska files, and they have a logical order. It may be desirable to chain them all together, giving a hint to the video player, that ...
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ffmpeg input from images stream out video

I am using ffmpeg to capture a video recording device and would like to add an overlay to it . I have images being rendered on the fly and I would like to use them as the overlay . How can I take a ...
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Achieve a video warping effect, where it appears like the camera was shifted

I am writing this topic in regard to a very interesting effect I've observed while watching tennis games. An example can be found on the Facebook page called "Tennis Channel", e.g. the last posted ...

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