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What is the text commonly found at the end of documentaries called?

In documentaries / semi-documentaries and even fake documentaries there's often text that comes on at the end showing some facts fading in and out, or where the people are now (depending on subject). ...
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How to record multiple days worth of video without interrruption

I'm working on breaking a world record for continuous game play, multiple days, with my brother and tried to use my MBP to record it all but Quicktime kept stopping. Questions: Does someone have a ...
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155 views

Batch add audio to video - Adobe?

I'm looking for a method to add an audio file (a short blip) to many short video files. Is there a method on any popular video software to create a batch process that will add the same audio file to ...
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342 views

Getting audio from a Bell & Howell Filmosound 8 Projector

I recently acquired a Bell & Howell Filmosound 8mm Projector, and several 8mm Sound Films. To my delight, the motor and lamp work and the unit seems to work quite well. I would love to figure ...
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44 views

What is this cable for?

I'm tidying up and have found a cable that came with a Lumix camera. It has a micro-usb port at one and and white and yellow phono plugs at the other - just like this one. My question is, what is it ...
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179 views

How do I get royalty free music, images ,video clips, cartoon characters with different actions and emotions for short filmmaking

How do I get royalty free music, images , video clips, cartoon characters with different actions and emotions for short filmmaking?
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1answer
189 views

Cannot export video file in correct resolution

I am following this tutorial on how to cut out audio from my video (I actually wanted to cut out just part of audio but i know how to do that so its not a problem) @ 2:55 the video shows a window ...
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708 views

After Effects expression - define two positions, tween back and forth

So I want to do something simple: define two sets of coordinates (a "from" and a "to" position), along with a duration in frames. I want the animation to be executed, then reversed, and looped. I ...
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What is the most compatible compression/Codec to in Handbrake use for video that will be played in Chrome and Safari browsers?

I am going to re-sample a bunch of videos to be played through web browsers. (Current video is large, 3 MB for a 4s clip. Hoping to compress by 90%). Use: These videos will be played in a web-based ...
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What equipment should I get for starting out making professional quality films?

I want to start two short film projects but I don't know what equipment I need to get a good professional quality result. I've been saving some money so I hope budget is not a problem. Also, what's ...
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3answers
363 views

optimizing / compressing video for web with Quicktime

I have a ~70mb (3 minutes long) m4v video that I need to get to a much more reasonable file size for playing on a site that will primarily be accessed via iPad. I don't know if it matters, but the ...
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204 views

Is there a way to apply an Animation Preset - Text Effect onto a shape?

I have a few bullet points as so: I would like to apply an Animation Preset > Text > Blurs > Bullet Train to it... But I want the effect to include the blue circle. I've tried applying ...
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25 views

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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2answers
52 views

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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1answer
141 views

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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3answers
75 views

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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3answers
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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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2answers
32 views

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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2answers
336 views

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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260 views

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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2answers
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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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1k views

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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1answer
60 views

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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1answer
256 views

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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105 views

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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1answer
438 views

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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1answer
409 views

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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43 views

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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1answer
2k views

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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1answer
386 views

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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1answer
39 views

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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2answers
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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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1answer
72 views

.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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1answer
20k views

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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1answer
326 views

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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2answers
144 views

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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31 views

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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1answer
94 views

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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1answer
160 views

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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131 views

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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4answers
449 views

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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2answers
304 views

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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1answer
167 views

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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2answers
2k views

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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2answers
145 views

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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1answer
58 views

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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1answer
201 views

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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1answer
51 views

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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