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Tips for recording pen and paper

I've got a set-up where I'm using an iPad to record myself writing something on a white sheet of paper (with less-than-perfect lighting, of course). I'm recording a video in 1080p, and would like to ...
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How do I automatically create burned-in subtitles in Premiere Pro?

I have subtitles for a video in .srt format and I want to use this create 'burned-in' subtitles in Adobe Premiere Pro. Is this possible to do - and how?
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Ideal projection solution for Kinect hack performance

I've been learning about how the Kinect is being hacked by artists and multi-media nuts to make some incredible interactive systems. The examples up at www.kinecthacks.com and many other similar ...
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48 views

Scan Library for music track

Hope, I got the right forum for my question. I'm a Podcaster and publishing podcasts since 2005. In my first few episodes I used a Music Track as an opener which seems to have a copyright on it, so I ...
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1answer
877 views

After Effects: Importing Illustrator sequence?

I have 200 layers in Illustrator CS6. I have another set of the same layers but where basic attributes (position, scale) have changed. Is there a way to import these two "states" into After Effects ...
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1answer
155 views

What techniques are used to create this 1-minute motion graphic?

Here's a 1 minute After Effects (?) production about The Noun Project (an iconic website): https://vimeo.com/48846655 I really like the style of it and would like to learn how to create something ...
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38 views

Format to view on iOS and PS3?

I have Apple Compressor and have been trying to determine the correct format for my videos to allow them to play on both the iPad and my PlayStation 3 via a Media Server. Can anyone help me to ...
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Best rendering output for 720px X 480px Sony Vegas Pro 12

I'm pretty new to video editing so please excuse if my question is rather entry level. I have a bunch of archival films that were converted MPEG-2 at 720px by 480px. I'm required to put a watermark ...
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1answer
396 views

Easiest way to create a continuous shot effect using multiple cameras?

Here is the Script: Lets take the opening scenes of Hugo, of course the film bagged Academy awards, In the scene that starts by following the kid (Hugo), carries on and on for some time with many ...
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1answer
109 views

Annotating sports video: design principles?

I was watching Match Of the Day (a soccer highlights show for those not from the UK) and I've found they use this software Piero to annotate the football matches. When annotating video of moving ...
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1answer
156 views

Traditional animation techniques and 30fps software animation?

I'm putting together a very basic software to animate a few pixels frame-by-frame. I've skimmed through Richard William's Animator's Survival Kit in the past and noticed most traditional animation ...
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346 views

Color grading ; Anybody familiar working with Da-Vinci Resolve? [closed]

I've heard of this tool, Blackmagic's Da vinci resolve, as its available for free from the site but the Package including its consoles and all costs much. Is there anybody here familiar with this ...
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How to force After Effects to interpret footage at a specific framerate?

I just started using after effects CS4, and created my first video. But if i look at my final (rendered) video, its 2x the speed it was originally. I recorded a 22 second clip, and traced etc. Looked ...
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Can I use the videos marked as “youtube standard license” for a non profit video?

I'm creating a video for my institution. It's a scientific institution, so I suppose that the video can be considered no-profit (we don't make it to sell our products but to show our scientific ...
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1answer
173 views

Lighting for shooting a presentation

I need to record a presentation at a conference. I did it last year and the lighting was so low it was unusable. i want to come prepared this year, so i need advice on proper lighting. The subject ...
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95 views

How is it customary to pay a video editor - global or per-hour?

Hope this is on-topic. It is often that assesing the amount of work required for editting a video is a very hard task. This makes the payment issue a bit complicated. I assume there is no one ...
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45 views

How much storage does video editing take?

I'm brand new to video so I don't even yet have a favorite software package. In general, on popular software like FCPX or Premiere, how many MB per minute of 1080p will I need? I realize there are a ...
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How to buy a decent monitor [duplicate]

If I want good color rendition, do I just need to search for monitors with "IPS", high contrast, and high brightness? Or are there other keywords I should use in shopping? Note: I'm talking about ...
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1answer
43 views

GPUs for motion graphics

What are a few common GPUs that offer the best hardware acceleration for motion graphics and compositing? (i.e. After Effects, Motion, Combustion, etc)
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1answer
117 views

Does alpha matte version of a clip allows to change the pattern

I'm a beginner in this field and I have to buy this clip from shutter-stock. This clip comes with some pre-rendered patterns and has an alpha-matte version. My question is : I want to use different ...
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1answer
497 views

Configure file naming & presents in Adobe Media Encoder

I'm running the latest version of Premiere Pro & Encoder (CS6). Encoder has a watch folder capability to automatically encode files, but it defaults to Flash output with a specific preset & ...
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2answers
556 views

Music-sync'd Strobe effect in video

What's one way to get a strobe flash effect in video (you know, virtually, in software) that's synchronized to the beat of a music track? Or for that matter, how do I synchronize ANY effect with ...
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1answer
3k views

Lightworks problems importing, editing, and exporting using Canon EOS Rebel T3i

I'm using Lightworks 11 for Windows and I can't import the .mov files from my Canon EOS Rebel T3i. Lightworks identifies the .mov files as "Apple / H264" but the show up in a red color. Other .mp4 ...
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1answer
78 views

Changing QuickTime Conversion Default Settings for export

We recently just switched our production to anamorphic (SD) widescreen (720x486) and we're running into some issues getting our videos to export from Final Cut Pro (version 6) at the right size. To ...
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2answers
104 views

Tips for making multiple video shoots appear Continuous in color?

I'm brand new to video production, but I'm finding that when splicing some clips together in the NLE captured with my GH1 camera, there can often be very jarring jumps in the color, white balance, ...
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suction-cup lamps for video lighting [closed]

Here's an idea that I wonder if anybody has tried... In order to get better lighting for indoor video camera work, get a few small pendant lamps, each with a suction-cup. Just stick them onto a ...
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3answers
131 views

Effective working at audio/video editing sessions (avoid fatigue making steady progress)

Background I've just completed an editing project to produce video highlights of an awards evening for my local community radio station. It was a voluntary non-paid project and I'm very pleased the ...
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1answer
388 views

How to encode a video for the iPhone with Handbrake

I've been trying to encode a video trailer for mobile Safari playback (iPhone). Using Handbrake for Windows, I selected the source .mov file and chose the iPhone 4 preset. I then checked off the Web ...
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1answer
284 views

Multi Projector Setup

Has anybody had experience with Multi Projector setups? I've been looking around and run across several options: Watchout Wings Millumin Pandoras Box Christie Projectors The only type of ...
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550 views

Do video formats support colour profiles?

Recently, I was reading a wiki, dedicated to one popular cartoon show and stumbled upon an interesting problem: From left to right: frames from the US iTunes, Australian iTunes and US iTunes version ...
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2answers
889 views

Easy way of editing keyframes in adobe Premiere

I'm a first time adobe premiere user. I can get the results I want after a fashion, but I find the methods I use way to cumbersome. I was wondering if you guys could point me some shortcuts. I have ...
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2answers
695 views

My Canon Powershot SX40 stops recording regularly and predictably.

I have a Canon Powershot SX40 HS and am having problems with recording. I start to record and it only lets me for a short period of time. Then it stops recording by itself. It seems to stop every ...
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1answer
359 views

Why must a sample rate by at least twice a frequency in order to reproduce that frequency accurately?

I read this: To reproduce a given frequency, the sample rate must be at least twice that frequency. Why is this so?
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1answer
84 views

Create a Time Lapse Video with Adobe Premiere

I have a video clip that is one hour long and I would like to compress it down to 60 seconds. Anyone know the easiest way to do this with Premiere?
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1answer
61 views

Save frame with current camera angle

I'm an absolute noob to After Effects. I'm not using it for video. I just want to use the 3D ray tracing to get a single image. I've created the 3D image, set the lighting I want and have a camera ...
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2answers
53 views

Cheap solution to shoot during several hours at night? [closed]

I'm facing an annoying problem, for the last few weeks somebody in my neighborhood steals gas from my motorcycle. It's a Honda VT125 Shadow, all the wires and hoses under the tank are apparent. So the ...
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2answers
69 views

How much to charge for a re-posting of a video? [closed]

Created a short promotional video for a client, it's an online magazine. For the sake of example, let's say I charged the magazine $700. The video is embedded into the magazine using a proprietary ...
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1answer
2k views

How to convert variable frame rate videos?

I have some old 3GP (mp4v codec)videos from my HTC desire S and when I try to drop them into Vegas they won't open so I decided to convert them to a format that would open. However when I convert to a ...
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3answers
2k views

OGV Format plays properly on my computer but transcoding drops (duplicate?) frames

I've made a set of screencasts using recordmydesktop on ubuntu 12.10. The output is an ogv file. When I watch the ogv file using the default movie player (totem) it looks fine - the audio and video ...
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2answers
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How much GB or TB is 1 hour of raw uncompressed Ultra HD film?

I was looking on wikipedia but couldn't find any definitive answer. I think it's because it depends on how many bits is the color pallete and frames per second. Please, could somebody help me make ...
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1answer
2k views

FCP vs Motion 5

I searched around and I have not come across a good answer. What does FCP have that Motion5 does not? I have been looking at the two and they look relatively the same. Here is some of what I am ...
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2answers
258 views

How does GSpot calculate “Recommended display size”

I've got a video and I thought it's size was 640x480 and this is shown on GSpot. However also in the container section of GSpot it is saying Recommended Display Size: 853 x 480 does anyone know ...
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1answer
914 views

Save existing project to an external drive Final Cut Pro X 10

I have a project with events saved on my Mac drive. I want to save this project on my external HD drive to clean space and work on this project later. I copy pasted Final Cut Events and Final Cut ...
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1answer
27 views

Documentary with the actors from e.g. The Outer Limits or The Twilight Zone etc.?

Can I do a documentary with the actors from The Outer Limits or The Twilight Zone etc.? Is it possible or the actors cannot speak because of some waivers with the film studios? Or I can ask the main ...
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2answers
79 views

Which software use people in PBS? FCP or Premiere? [closed]

I am interested which software do people use in PBS? Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere?
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1answer
259 views

Which technology do YouTube and Vimeo use for processing 1080 HD Video? [closed]

For me personally seems youtube videos crisper in 1080 or "original size". Vimeo seems a little fuzzy when HD is on. Do they use the same encoding technology. If so, why the difference?
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2answers
1k views

Difference between 4K Edition and 4K Cineform

On this page I found this here: http://www.timescapes.org/products/ And I don't get it, because 4k Ediition is only 25gb and 4k cinema is 330gb. What is the difference if both are 4K (4096 x 2304) ...
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1answer
51 views

4K camcorder question [closed]

Nowadays I am using 1920 x 1080 for all my videos/projects using Sony PMW-100. I would like to start making more detailed stuff in a year or two. Specifically in the mid-late 2014 I have a plan to ...
3
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1answer
144 views

Easisest way to convert whole DVD folder (all titles and chapters) to MKV file(s)?

I have lots of movies stored as DVD folders(.bup, .vob, .ifo files); I am looking for the easiest way to convert each folder into one (or more) mkv files (preferably by using freeware program(s)) ...
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3answers
3k views

Lossless extracting of JPEGs from an MJPEG video

Using the Timelapse app on my Sony NEX-6 camera, I get an AVI which contains an MJPEG stream. However, I'd like to take all the individual frames into Lightroom as normal photos, to do my ...

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