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Video mixer from multiple sources into one

I want to take two video inputs say one from camera through hdmi/dvi etc and one through laptop(some presentation running in it). One, I want to mix these two video streams and take it out as a single ...
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17 views

Overlaying Images on top of each other so they both show

I would like to show an animation of an transparent image being overlaid on top of another image, But have both images show on the screen at the same time. The first image would be on the screen then ...
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151 views

Why is MP4 black background gray in Internet Explorer 11?

Internet Explorer never ceases to surprise. I exported a Flash movie with a black background to MOV, and converted the MOV to mp4 (H.264). In Quicktime player, the background of the MOV and mp4 are ...
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1answer
21 views

Streaming live to co-hosts

I've recently started livestreaming, and during the test stream feedback was received that I tended to concentrate a fair amount on the game I was streaming, and not able to respond to commenters on ...
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1answer
35 views

How to capture / upload videos at scheduled times

Let's say there is a conference and there are several hour-long talks by speakers. Is there a way to setup a stationary camera that will Record specific talks (say the talks that start at 8:00a, ...
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38 views

After Effects Opacity behaving differently from Photoshop?

I have some white text that fades out on a red background (rgb (255,0,0)) in After Effects. For some reason, in After Effects, the effect of the text fading out is a dark, almost 'black', animating ...
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1answer
20 views

What Boom mic is compatible with a smartphone?

I want to connect to my smartphone to cut down on the video production cost for my short films. The videos will be shot outside and inside. I have an android smartphone. Is there any boom mic used ...
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2answers
40 views

Line animations

If you watch the above ...
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1answer
170 views

Crop video in ffmpeg without re-encoding

I have videos I want to split across multiple screens, so the solution I've found so far is to just crop the input video 4 times with ffmpeg (is this optimal? Is there some other way so I only need to ...
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1answer
23 views

Transparent video background from image

Is there a simple way to make the background of an video transparent, removing the background where it is similar to the image? Just like a green screen, except that the chroma key is an image. Is ...
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3answers
123 views

Zooming in on one layer in After Effects

I desperately need step by step instructions on how to zoom into the child sitting in the window. This composition is an animation, I have a bunch of layers but I specifically want to zoom into the ...
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3answers
56 views

How to shoot a party scene with few people?

I have about 7 people and need to give the feel of 20. I'm using a long lens, any tips or solutions?
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1answer
25 views

Playing back a video file with an optional time sequence

I have a video file and I want to play it to some people in a public place. Actually, some parts of the video are not suitable for the public display. As you might guess, it is not respectful to skip ...
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1answer
80 views

using a 265 encoded video with a container

Let me start by saying im not a video production guy. I am a programmer so im in over my head in certain areas. Ive been trying to use ffmpeg to mess around with HEVC encoded video. I was told it ...
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2answers
40 views

Good software for a simple, slide-show style video presentation?

So we have to make a short video (Less than 5 minutes) for a leadership course as part of our degree. (Engineering) We're not really video people, so we've decided to simple slide show style video ...
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1answer
25 views

How to get Youtube Editor spotlight annotations to show up once uploaded on Vimeo

I have added spotlight annotations to a Youtube video by using Youtube editor. I tried uploading it to Vimeo and the spotlights disappeared. Can someone please tell me how to get the annotations to ...
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1answer
38 views

What are the most common project formats for modern NLE software?

For my sound syncing tool I'd like to implement saving project to file which will be suitable for most modern non linear editors. I try to avoid looking into each proprietary format of major vendors, ...
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1answer
13 views

Want to set the in/out points but modified the existing clip

I am new to Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014. The source pane is in such a state: and when I want to mark a new in point for a new clip, it will be like which will erase one of the clips: How to ...
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1answer
378 views

Live stream from GoPro to YouTube or another video service

Here is what I would like to do. Get the cheapest GoPro camera(s) that will live stream events to YouTube without any other equipment. I would like to record the event to YouTube as it is happening. ...
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3answers
43 views

What title(s) should a one-person film crew receive in the credit role?

I recently worked on an interview series that had the following contributors: Producer Interviewer: Person who contacted and arranged the interviews Me, the "predator" (one-person film crew) who set ...
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2answers
129 views

Does oval-shaped bokeh indicates that the aspect ratio of the image was modified?

In Mission Impossible III, I notice very often that bokeh is not circular, but has a shape of an oval. For example, here are two images where such bokeh is noticeable: Does it necessarily mean ...
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2answers
33 views

Is it possible to automatically generate highlights from video?

Given a video of a soccer/futbol match recorded from a single camcorder. Is there any way to create a highlights video that would only show the goals? Since the view is static, is it possible to say ...
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3answers
71 views

Recovering severely underexposed video

I need to recover some badly underexposed video. The video is virtually black with no detail at the moment. I don't need it to be perfect but I would like some ideas on a process I could follow to ...
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1answer
28 views

Final Cut - split clip into separate clips

Is it possible to split long clips in several short clips? Now I can open clip in timeline and edit, split, delete, rename parts of clip. But when I go back to project how can I use sub parts of this ...
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1answer
32 views

Connecting camera to computer to film

I am not sure if this is the right area for this but anyway: I want to hook my camera (Pentax K-R) to my computer to give me a live preview of what the camera sees. Then for the camera to save ...
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2answers
108 views

Make video look like it was shot in a dark room

So I'm working on a video that I want to look a bit cooler. It was shot in a normally illuminated room (no special equipment, only normal light bulbs), it looks like this: With a person sitting in ...
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1answer
10 views

Razor all clips in timeline underneath in/out points

I've just synched a lot of clips using PluralEyes, and imported this in PPCC. Since I'm relatively new to this program (using Vegas earlier), I wanted to check if there is a way to automatically razor ...
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2answers
35 views

How to have a non square video inside a video? [closed]

Is there any free software available for green-screening? I prefer Linux, but Windows is also fine.
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51 views

What to do when camcorder angle does not cover entire area to record?

I'm trying to record an indoor soccer game from the middle of the bleachers. However, I cannot backup enough to get the entire field in the recording area. I thought about fish-eye lenses but I'm ...
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1answer
53 views

Letterbox when converting 4k to 1080p

Got handed a pile of stock footage downloaded from various sites. And found one clip is 4k ( 4096x2160) I put it into AME to reexport it as DNx115 but when I set it to 1920x1080 23.976 I see ...
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1answer
48 views

What parameters should I select to get a high quality voice .wav file?

I'm trying to generate a high quality .wav voice-over using Microsoft Speech API. What should be the values of following parameters (they are part of this constructor): int samplesPerSecond, int ...
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2answers
62 views

How Can I Reduce Noise On a 5D Mk3?

The internet is full to bursting with comparisons of noise on the 5D Mk3 at different ISOs, but there is next to nothing about how to reduce noise or work with it / around it. I am experiencing noise ...
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5answers
880 views

4k vs. 1080p on a 1080p monitor

Is it smart to watch a 4k video on a 1080p monitor versus watching it in 1080p (especially on youtube)? Is there any difference for the human eye?
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3answers
76 views

How to handle Rode VideoMic Pro during transport?

Unlike, for example, Zoom H5 which is shipped in a rock-solid plastic box, Rode VideoMic Pro is shipped in a cheap plastic piece which holds it in the box. The piece is much bigger than the microphone ...
3
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2answers
45 views

See layers beneath the solid I'm editing in After Effects

I have imported a photo into one layer and I created an opaque solid on top of it. I want to animate the solid with the Brush tool (Write on). When I enter layer edit mode for the solid I can't see ...
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3answers
44 views

Looking for a suitable lossy video codec to quickly record video in-game

I'm working on integrating a video recording functionality inside of a game, so that game footage can be automatically encoded to video and shared online from within the game. Currently I've ...
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1answer
35 views

Ingesting professional sony beta and sx tape into iMac thru Canopus ADVC 110

I'm trying to capture sony beta and sx tape into my iMac. I know I need a device between the deck and computer. I believe that device is the Canopus ADVC 110 converter (have yet to purchase this.) ...
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2answers
34 views

What is the best software to do color pass effect for a film?

I want to select a colour which the computer picks up on and then only allows that colour to be viewed on the video, hence turning the rest B&W. (for example like Sin City) What is the best ...
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0answers
33 views

Linux command-line option to do video lens correction?

Is there a Linux command-line option to do lens correction on videos? (Either as a tool, or a collection of tools) Specifically, GoPro videos? I know I can do correction in GoPro Studio, but I need ...
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2answers
142 views

How to make a film in black and white and add color to some objects?

How is a movie made to show selective colors. For instance, in Pleasantville a sister and brother are transported to the universe of an old black and white TV show, and the movie switches to being ...
2
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1answer
118 views

Rendering without quality loss in Kdenlive

I've used SimpleScreenRecorder for screencasting. The settings are shown below. This file is of very good quality. I've then added this clip to the Kdenlive project with the same settings as the ...
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1answer
30 views

Video rendering time is measured in man-hours. How is that calculated?

I know that man-hours are used as a unit to measure time in things like modelling and other work actually done by people, but I also hear man-hours used to refer to graphics rendering time. How is ...
2
votes
1answer
35 views

Bulk cutting and compression

I am looking for a piece(s) of software that can cut bulk videos into pieces and compress them. So say I have 10 videos each 20 min, I would like to make a setting 5 min and the output would be 1 ...
3
votes
2answers
60 views

Tessellation-like animation in after effects

I am trying to make something I've seen on the local new in the after effects. Now, let's say there's a large picture that has text on it "WBC" or something like that and those letters, when zoomed in ...
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1answer
36 views

What is a subtle displacement at the moment of the cut?

In In the blink of an eye book (page 6), Walter Murch explains that displacements at the moment of the cut should be either subtle or total: What we do seem to have difficulty accepting are the ...
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1answer
89 views

Why is my Time Ruler in After Effects displaying seconds like this?

I know that cmd clicking on the time stamp in the left corner alternates between frames and seconds, but why are my seconds displayed like this? every other screen of the app I've seen with other ...
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3answers
91 views

Split one video file into small files made up of it's scenes

I'm trying to come up with a workflow to take completed short films, and split them up into individual files based on where each shot that makes up the film starts and ends. I've used the scene ...
1
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1answer
17 views

Premiere CC Button Editor Unaligned

Above is the Screenshot of the results of adding new buttons using the the Premiere CC button editor. For the life of me I cannot get these buttons to align to center or align to anything at all. ...
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2answers
273 views

YouTube 3gp encoding settings

I'm building a new media site and I'm taking cues from YouTube for which video file formats I should offer for widespread usability among mobile and desktop clients. I'm doing all transcoding using ...
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0answers
27 views

How to avoid quality loss of pictures when de-interlacing?

I have a short project that uses material from a small DV-tape-camcorder as well as a lot of titles and animated graphics and photos. I set up a standard DV-PAL project in Premiere, recorded my tapes, ...

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