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Portable camera recommendation for interviews

I'm looking for a decent quality video camera that I can travel around with and conduct short interviews. I also need to be able to use a lavalier microphone with it. Someone recommended a GoPro but ...
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Best format for audio track with a single/few images

What would be the best (e.g. most compact) format for a "video" that is actually an audio track with a single static image the whole time? (example) And if it was not one static image, but a slow ...
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Inexpensive do-it-yourself Steadicam rig

Anyone have experience with a cheap DIY Steadicam style rig for a video camera? It doesn't have to take perfect picture, but be steadier than a handheld camera. Thanks.
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Why does audio have standard bit rates whereas video does not

I got into live streaming recently and while I was reading up on encoding settings I noticed that even though there are rules of thumb, there doesn't seem to be a standard set of bit rates we could ...
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How can i check if a particular sound I used in my video was copyrighted?

Been using royalty free music for some time, however youtube shows that I am using some copyrighted material. So just wanted to know if there is any way by which I can check if a song is copyrighted ...
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Reconstrcuting images from MPEG

I wish to export all frames of an MPEG video as individual frames. How can I do this?
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Will 1080p content on 4K display look as crisp

I have some 1080p content and a 1080p display. Currently, if I play 720 content, it's not as sharp on the display, obviously, as it is a lesser resolution. Will this be the same issue if I relay my ...
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use video for demo player is it legal?

My question is about copyright of videos. I want to use this video inside my demo web base video player,but i do not know any thing law of copyright or license of video. how can i check for this video ...
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What are people using to connect SSD drives from a camera to Thunderbolt or Firewire?

We're shooting on a Blackmagic Cinema Camera, and at the moment are using the guts of a little portable drive enclosure as our cradle for transferring to our Macs via Firewire 800. It's got a very ...
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How could I make a map zoom in effect?

I'm the only one that knows how to use a computer in the family and so I've been asked to produce a video for a wedding. One of the main requirements for the video is that a map location must be ...
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FCP 7 Subclips with Proxy Files Reconnecting to RED 4K Files in REDCINE-X PRO

Does anyone have experience creating subclips in FCP 7 of Red 1080p prores proxy files for an offline edit and reconnecting to the 4K raw Red files for online (color, etc)? Any issues in trying to ...
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Video Editor with custom effect masking and shape/drawing overlays

I've spent a very long time on this and have been unimpressed with 90% of the main stream video editors, so I'd really appreciate some expert advice on this. I'm looking for a video editor (hopefully ...
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How to combine different projects to create final clip in After Effects?

I am new to video editing and learning Adobe After Effects CS6. I have downloaded different templates from the web and edited them and now I want to create a final movie by combining all the clips. ...
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What is a good lossy format for storing DV

I have 60Gb of DV footage that I need to store, but 60Gb is WAY too big. I need to transcode it to a lossy format, but I need the resulting video to be robust such that it can be easily edited with a ...
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Live desktop feed on green screen: thesis presentation

Next week I'm doing my final presentation on my thesis about Android development. Because I go to school in the Netherlands, and my internship is in New York City, I'm going to do my presentation ...
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How can I cut a few seconds at the beginning of a large video file?

I have a large (~3GB) video file and I would like to trim just a few seconds at the beginning (~3s). What would be the fastest way to do this without having to process all the video file?
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Adobe Photoshop CC Render Dialog Presets

Where can i find the settings for Adobe Photoshop CC Render Video Presets, I just stand High Quality, Medium Quality and Low Quality in the dialog etc? What Profile and Level are they in the h264 ...
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How to keep audio and video in sync?

I have a few videos I have to convert for a website. They are PowerPoint slides with a narration track over top. The originals I have to work with are in m4v format. I have converted them to mp4 and ...
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UStream rtmpdump link

I need to use rtmpdump to record a Ustream live stream. rtmpdump needs an URL to work with, but I don't know how to find them in a UStream video stream.
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Editing 1440p @ 47 FPS in Premiere Pro CS6

I am attempting to edit the videos I've recorded with a GoPro Hero 3 in Premiere Pro CS6. However, the preview window jumps, is slow and not smooth at all. As this pretty much makes video editing ...
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How to check video, AB test, on different screens: balancing colors, etc

Is there a standard way of checking a render as it would be seen on different screens (iPads, monitors, tvs, whatever) for colors etc.. Maybe AB/Testing software? (Wanted to add the tag ab-testing, ...
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How can I blur an entire video using iMovie or similar?

I've been searching for this and could not find a single solution. How can I apply a blur effect to an entire video? not just specific objects or faces.
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FCP X 10.1.1 - Transitioning to libraries without blending

As excited as I am about the new asset management possibilities of the .1 release of Final Cut Pro X, I'm nervous about screwing up my existing projects and events. My projects and events are ...
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Crop the center region

I want to crop the center region of a video while exporting it for YouTube upload. It is 360 x 360 pixels. I don't know what is the best format for this task and when I try MPEG2 and set the frame ...
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Fast subtitle workflow in Sony Vegas?

In Vegas is quite time consuming having to insert text using only visual cues, for example: Inserting new text media requires to choose presets instead of having a default style on the go. No ...
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.SAV live video?

I bought a camera that I plan on using for my videos. The problem? It streams over the network, live, in a format that I've never even heard of. .sav I've tried everything, and I don't know how to ...
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How do I change frame size, preserving width (using ffmpeg)?

I'm new to this StackExchange site, and to using the ffmpeg encoder. I have a video that is 720x480 (3:2) that I would like to change to 720x406 (16:9) to match the other videos I have for a site. I ...
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Is there a way to do both Extruded Text and Layer Modes natively in After Effects?

I followed Video Copilot 3D Shadows tutorial to create a nice shadow on my text. Because of the angle I'm doing though which is much more ... perspective I suppose you could say it could really use a ...
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mp4 - Codec or Container

Please explain, so confusing. I get that AVC is a video format, MKV is a container (that can contain mp4 video, FLAC audio etc.), but what is mp4 then?
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How does the source encoding reflect the settings used to export?

I filmed Video during Christmas with my Canon 5D mark II. My input source is H.264/MPEG-4 (Base Profile @ L5) from my camera. I have edited the movie and just want to save it to the hard drive for ...
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Why is my Premiere timeline scrollbar thumb non-proportional?

In almost every app on Earth, the width of the scrollbar thumb (aka scroller or knob) is proportional to the amount of content present in the window, relative to total content. Yet in Premiere Pro ...
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Rendering video from Photoshop CS6 leaves background grey where it should be white

On export of an animation from Photoshop, the rendered video has a grey background where it should be white. We have tried multiple settings and documents and nothing we've tried works. These are ...
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Tools to combine a video with an animated logo

I'm wondering, what tools would you suggest that I use to create an animated logo like the following. Say I have a logo that represents a roaring tiger head. I would like to have an intro video that ...
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Why does my Class 10 memory card run in to buffering problems?

My Canon EOS 600D's class 10 SD card does not write out data very quickly and this results in buffering issues which can be seen when shooting 1080p@30fps video. Why can't the card keep up and what ...
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Vegas pro will not show video for avi with mp4v fourcc codec?

I have a few avi videos that are encoded with the mp4v fourcc codec. I have Sony Vegas Pro 8 and it will not open the video part. It will bring the files into the file manager, but when I drag them ...
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Portable screen for USB camera [closed]

apologies if this is not the correct place to ask this question. I need to use a USB camera with a long extension (something like this ...
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Low cost DIY high-speed video camera

I always have been intrigued by high speed/fps video. And I have looked online how much it would cost to buy one myself. However they are often very expensive, I do not know what the average price ...
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How to deal with Youtube making videos 'pinkish'?

Often my videos that i upload to Youtube turn 'pinkish' when played there. And unfortunately Youtube allows to adjust Yellow-Blue ratio, but doesn't allow one to play with any other colour after ...
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Final Cut Pro 10.1: How to move clip framewise in timeline?

in Final Cut Pro X 10.08 I have been able to move a clip frame wise with the arrow key. In 10.1 this moves the cursor, not the clip. Is there a way to move the clip? Kind regards, Nils
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Clip Library Management

Over time, as I've taken on more and more work (as a theatrical AV designer), I've built up a large collection of stock clips from a wide variety of sources, which always come in handy for smaller ...
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What encoding settings does Revision3 use to get quality high but file size so low?

I am creating my own content. We have recorded uncompressed, and are now at the exporting stage. This video will be downloaded, not streamed via YouTube or Vimeo. So far, we are rendering it at 5Mbps ...
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What software do you recommend to easily import and edit tapes?

We've got loads of tapes filmed with an old camera that are just sitting there never being watched, and we want an easy way to import and play with them. We purchased the Dazzle DVC100, which seems ...
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How to focus when recording video using a DSLR?

I'm looking for advice on how to adjust focus effectively when using a DSLR to record video. I find it difficult to judge focus on the small LCD screen on the back of the camera when focusing ...
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Is it possible to find a webcam with large aperture?

I'm looking for a Webcam with large aperture and shallow depth of field, similar to the F 1.8 Canon lenses, so far It has been really difficult since most of the specifications for any webcam are ...
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Udacity - Hand under notes video effect

In a typical Udacity course, the hand written course videos are displayed with the writers hand beneath a semi-transparant view of the notes (1:02 in video linked below). I want to replicate this to ...
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Problem of overview with my created closed caption in Premiere CC

When I create a new closed caption on my video, nothing appears on my images. (I can see the overview on the closed caption monitor but nothing appears on my video)
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After a clip ends should that track be re-used?

Say you have file100.mov run for 10 seconds on track A1 and V1. At the 11 second mark track A1/V1 is effectively empty. Is it better to "recycle" that track with file200.mov or to put file200.mov onto ...
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How to defeat the display info overlay on the HDMI output of the Canon XA25 including the status indicator?

How to defeat the display info overlay on the HDMI output of the Canon XA25 including the status indicator. An IT/AV colleague of mine needs to send the HDMI output of a Canon XA25 for streaming but ...
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Reliable way to burn VIDEO_TS folder on a DVD?

I'm building a video dvd for a wedding. I have rendered the VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS folders using an authoring software. I have burned them into a DVD using Windows, but the DVD is unreadable on 3 ...
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Is it bad form to have a different number of audio tracks from video tracks?

In Premier when adding a new Audio or Video track it wants to add both. In industry is it considered good form to leave empty tracks, say: V2 Movie Clip V1 Title A1 BG Music A2 nothing Or is it ...

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