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What software to use for lighting and rendering 3d animation shorts?

I am new to 3d animation. I have always wanted to make 3d animation shorts (cartoons) and have now made the plunge. Over the past few months I have learnt to model, rig and animate characters ...
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Best file format workflow for Final Cut Pro 7 on Maveriks

i am having problems exporting my project in Final Cut Pro 7. All the clips i am working on are mov in h.264. I want to export correctly a master file, that will be converted in web format, hd... with ...
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Unintended change in AdWords Flash to HTML5 conversion

my company wants to run some advertisements on Google AdWords. We made some animated Flash ads, however AdWords automatically converts the ads from Flash to HTML5 with some unintended changes. See ...
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How do I temporarily disable Davinci Resolve nodes?

I'm new to Resolve (free version). As a programmer I kind of assumed that unconnected nodes, being unconnected, wouldn't interact with the process in any way. Apparently I was wrong. What I'm trying ...
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ffmpeg-php with fixed width and height and without stretch or squish

Hi there I googled for hours but no success to solve... This code works for me exec("ffmpeg -i $SourcePath -ar 22050 -ab 32 -f wemp -vf scale=500x400,setdar=16:9 $uploadpath1 2>&1"); but ...
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How can I fix a resolution discrepancy between nested sequences?

I am very new to Premiere (CSD 5) and have put myself in a bit of a bind. I have four clips of footage I edited into one multicam clip. The clips are 720p; however, the sequence where I synced them up ...
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Why does FFMPEG fail when converting Intervalometer photos into a time lapse movie?

I loaded CHDK firmware on my old Canon IXUS 980IS and took 796 images, each weighing in at: JPEG 4416x3312 4416x3312+0+0 8-bit sRGB 9.182MB 0.050u 0:00.049 So I want to convert 796 images into a ...
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What lenses are preferred for DSLR video?

I do plenty of Macro and product photography (love the Tamron 60mm Macro). I have no idea what videographers who use DSLR like for lenses. Any advice and broadest usage appreciated. Assume camera in ...
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78 views

Playing back 1080p and 720p videos (same bitrate) on a 720p display

Suppose a high quality, uncompressed video is re-encoded twice, with almost identical encoding settings at a relatively low bitrate of 4mbps, but at different resolutions, first at 1080p, and then at ...
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Spot removal tool

I took videos with my DSLR and then saw that there is a speck of dust in my sensor. With stills I can use Photoshop's or Lightroom's "Spot removal tool". Is there spot removal feature in video ...
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What video formats should I support (as of 2014)?

I run a website that has offered downloadable instructional videos for 7 years. We have traditionally supported both mp4 and wmv formats. I would like to simplify my life by just offering one format ...
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How can I combine whiteboard animation, stop motion and live video without massive import/export and adjustments?

I have watched videos from AsapSCIENCE. These videos combine stop motion, whiteboard board animation (drawing effects) and real life scenes. I found a whiteboard animation software, VideoScribe, that ...
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Batch splitting ProRes into equal-length segments

I routinely have to take ProRes footage and break it up into twenty minute segments of both ProRes and h.264. The computer I'm currently using to do this does has Premiere but not FCP. Any ideas on ...
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Autofilm function / add many clips and transitions by one click. Which open source video editing software for linux suited?

I want to make a short movie from a holiday trip where I have taken many pictures and clips. I know the simple "autofilm"-feature of windows movie maker and it is quite useful. Because I switched to ...
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Why more than 10 FPS is needed

As we know that out brain can process at most 1/10th of a second then why we go beyond the 10 FPS as our brain should not be able to process more than the 10 FPS of a scene. whats is the logic behind ...
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Terminology connected with camera movement

As non-English speaker, the terms connected with camera movement are not always clear to me, and I believe that they are technical enough to be confusing even for some English speakers. Please write ...
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43 views

Can video frame size be increased?

I have two videos that need to fit these specs: "The minimum frame size is 1280w X 720h pixels (either progressive or interlaced is acceptable)." Video A is: 480 × 640 [.mov] & Video B is: ...
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DSLR chip overheating and max clip length

So I shoot with my Nikon D5200 a lot, one problem that bothers me especially when shooting conferences etc is 20 minutes cap for single clip length. I don't see any way to overcome it other than wait ...
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Connect a Sony HandyCam to a MacBookPro for streaming

I have a Sony HDR-CX330 HandyCam which does a good job recording low light events for us. Now I would like to stream some of these events live. The Camera has HDMI out, but I'm not sure how I get ...
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Resynchronize Audio to Video

When I have audio and video tracks de-synchronized, is there a way to make them synchronous? A workflow: Add a video+audio track to a project; Crop a small Event in the middle and remove the rest; ...
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156 views

My converted videos look bad… what am I doing wrong?

I am a software developer. I understand the video concepts, but I am no expert. I have a Sony Action Cam AS-15. It records ate 1080/60fps/25Kbitrate. The 60FPS videos just dont; play smooth maxemised ...
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107 views

Combine video and audio TS segments coming from HLS stream

Apple HLS streams MPEG-2 TS files containing video and audio data in packetized elementary stream format. These segments (.ts files) can be joined in order to build final video. Recent version of HLS ...
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Camera features useful when recording a live high school basketball game?

What features should I be looking for in a camera (typically found in cameras less than $1000) for shooting a high school basketball game? The intent is to use the video for "Game Film" type analysis ...
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Orbits in After Effects

I'm new to After Effects and I might be asking about obvious stuff, but I searched this site and elsewhere and can't find an answer. Basically I want to orbit some points in a setup similar to the ...
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adjusting the Premiere Creative Cloud sequence (newbie question)

I just downloaded Premiere CC and am learning to use it. There's a big section in the sequence (I think that's what it's called?) that I'd like to get rid of. In the screen shot below, I marked it ...
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27 views

How to find video frame rate and resolution

I was watching a video produced by local movie maker, on 13" MacBook and it has lines! not sure why. I was thinking maybe the movie has rendered badly. How do I find out what's the resolution and ...
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1answer
52 views

How Was This Isometric Vector-looking Video Made?

I'm dying to find out how this beautiful video was made - what program produces these semi-3D animated marketing pieces? There are flat lines curving around text content in a fixed camera view...it ...
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49 views

How to make a 3D animated video from video games as realistic as possible?

I am thinking about using The Sims game or any of the similar kind to capture video and then I would use the recording to add my own audio input. My friend and I are trying to make a kind of comedy ...
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1answer
49 views

Is there any similar function of photoshop “ Actions .atn” in adobe after effect?

I specifically looking for a plugin or function in After effect that is similar to photoshop actions " .atn" that allow me to record and play sequence of editing i recorded to apply with a one click ...
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1answer
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How does one recover a video stream with missing headers?

I have some video files which were stored with the format headers in separate files. Unfortunately, the disk crashed, and the header information has been lost. I still have large chunks of stream ...
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1answer
140 views

Chromakey (Green Screen) Best Practices in Adobe After Effects

I've been doing green screen in iMovie (and it works surprisingly well!), but I'm downloading Adobe Creative Cloud tonight for my new PC. I'd appreciate any "best practice" suggestions for using the ...
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Using gopro hero 3 white/black with 3d- anything to watch out for?

I am looking at buying a pair of black edition go pros and a 3d kit (mount with sync cable) I read elsewhere online about some issues with earlier models with the firmware etc. Does anyone know if ...
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which camera is best for conducting the interview constantly as one-man show?

i tried some DSLR but those have some video shoot limit like 20 minuets. please help me for select good tools like (camera, light, microphone) in low budget. i want to shoot constantly 2hr ...
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What is the Name of this effect

http://vimeo.com/86969394 I like to know how to do this effect but I don't know what is the term/name for it. The video above around 10 - 12 seconds in with how the title seems fixed to a point in ...
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Automatically load Blackmagic ATEM preset on launch?

How can I load setting from xml file in ATEM television studio automatically on launch? For example, I may need to launch it in one mode and have one set of presets and click another icon to load it ...
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1answer
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Soundtrack recomendation

I'm building a 1 min tv-ad for a college assignment and I'm looking for a "crescendo" music... something like ...
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1answer
27 views

Is it possible 3D Transform a video clip in Final Cut Pro X?

All i've ever seen in Final Cut Pro is 2D Transform on a video clip. I know you can do that in After Effects but I want to stay within Final Cut Pro X to do the 3D transform. Is there any plugins ...
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2answers
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Are there technical issues with doing video reviews of software?

I see plenty of people online reviewing physical products and video games, but rarely ever plain old software. Is there a technical reason for this? Is it more difficult? I have an interest in ...
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2answers
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How to duplicate a generator below connected media?

I have my main story line and then I've added still frames of a presentation throughout. The images are displayed ontop of my video and the images don't cover the entire screen, so I can add a solid ...
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1answer
44 views

Camcorder pass-through or stand alone capture box for VHS source

What would yield better quality: camcorder pass-through or buying a more recent dedicated capture box? I have a Canon Elura 65 that I've used in the past to capture video from VHS sources. It ...
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17 views

How to make video with moving text and objects? [duplicate]

I want to make a video with moving text and objects like in the youtube video link below. ...
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75 views

Slow Premiere performance after Mavericks upgrade

After installing Mavericks, Premiere has slowed to a crawl. It seems to have the most trouble with AE comps imported through Dynamic Link. I believe this is related to the App Nap "feature", but ...
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1answer
29 views

Video Format Compatibility with GoPro cine studio

Can a video recorded using Edmund optics camera in mp4 format be played and edited in GoPro studio? The video I have recorded can not be imported.
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44 views

What is the productive way of doing multiple speed changes in a video editing project?

I have to stitch various pieces of footage together, and the final result will be about 1–1.5 hour long. Because of all the needed changes (blurring faces, inserting images and icons in certain ...
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350 views

How to do a video live stream through a VPS?

I've been looking at a million resources and I can't find a definitive answer to this. I'm looking to do a small scale (max 50 viewers possibly), low quality live video stream, with nothing but my ...
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1answer
19 views

Is it possible to shift a video track a fraction of a second in Sony Vegas Pro 10?

I've got 2 video sources and they don't line up perfectly to the second. One is a fraction of a second behind the other. When I click-and-drag one of the video tracks, it automatically snaps to the ...
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1answer
23 views

How can I edit in FCPX like I would for a live event when I have multiple sync'd tracks of the same event?

I have layered up multiple clips of the same event in FCPX on the same timeline and synced the audio between clips. I would like to view a certain layer at a certain point in the clip and select a ...
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3answers
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In video, can previous frames effect results seen in subsequent shots?

While watch a shot on YouTube at .25 normal speed, I noticed two distinct images of the rocket fired at the ship from (25-26s). Is this an effect of the video, the film, or the result of a video ...
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2answers
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Why does variable bitrate still have a bitrate specified?

My understanding is that the vorbis algorithm uses a variable rate of encoding. So, when encoding videos with audio in vorbis format, why does Handbrake ask me for a bitrate? What does Handbrake do ...
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1answer
50 views

Interactive YouTube video navigation

I want to create a youtube video based on the technique used in this video: Interactive Trailer. How can I make annotation(spotlight) on youtube that will link to a video and start at various times. ...

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