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80 views

DSLR filmmaking tutorials and tips [closed]

The title says it all. I have a DSLR and would like to learn more about video, from basics to advanced (I am an intermediate+ photographer). Are there good tutorials I can find online? I could not ...
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1answer
128 views

How to get Greek symbols (alpha, beta) in Cinema4D text

I'm trying to get Greek symbols in a Cinema4D text object that is extruded, however when I select the Symbol font the text disappears from the viewport. I can still see it in the text input frame, but ...
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1answer
663 views

iPhone 5 video: continuous shooting without creating independent clips

I'm shooting some doco footage using the iPhone 5. I'm looking for a way to shoot "tape" style. I don't want independant clips when I stop recording. Just want to append clips back to back ...
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1answer
292 views

Converting videos taken by D5100 for a Youtube upload

What is the best way to compress a video shot by my Nikon D5100 so it can be easily uploaded to Youtube? I have a video of around 600MB, I tried converting using Xilisoft video converter but without ...
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1answer
861 views

Stretch or Change Timing in After Effects

I am new to After Effects. I downloaded the free file for the Month of May from VideoHive and have been playing with it. Some of the text is displayed just a bit too short for my linking. I do not ...
2
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4answers
1k views

Does HD necessarily mean clear, high quality images?

I recently purchase an AXIS network camera that will be used at a scrap metal yard to photograph truck license plates. While the camera is probably sufficient for my purposes I was a bit confused ...
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2answers
797 views

What Happens to Frequencies Above the Nyquist Limit?

If I record a sound at a rate of 8,000 samples per second, I know that the highest frequency that can be reproduced from the sound is 4000Hz. What I want to know is: If the sound contains frequencies ...
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2answers
114 views

Digital video cameras optical zoom vs lenses

If you read at digital video cameras specifications, you will probably read that camera has 20x optical zoom or even greater. If you compare this camera with my Nikor 18-200 lens, the lens itself is ...
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0answers
3k views

Adobe Premiere CS6 stuck at 0% exporting still images

I am creating a slideshow in Premiere so it's just a bunch of images with transitions. When exporting to any kind of format or codec, it would get stuck "Encoding 0%" forever and freeze afterwards. ...
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1answer
698 views

What exactly is a voyeur shot in cinematography?

What exactly is a voyeur shot in cinematography? Is this movement or style? The only thing I can find online is basically perverted stuff. Where can I find an example?
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1answer
2k views

Export rotated video out of Adobe Premiere

I am creating a video in portrait orientation but the TV I am putting this on cannot rotate the video while playing, so I need to export the video in landscape format. Is there a way to rotate the ...
2
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1answer
220 views

what hardware can I use to connect a Laserdisc player to my laptop?

I have a Windows 7 Laptop (Sony VGN-Z12GN) and a Pioneer DVL-9 Laserdisc player. I want to digitize some of my Laserdiscs. I have some experience with video transcoding (Virtual Dub, Sony Vegas), ...
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1answer
297 views

AE - Randomly place ~100 layers and then move to the middle

I currently have around 100 text layers placed in the middle of my composition in After Effects. What I would like to do is randomly place this layers around the middle and then create an animation ...
3
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2answers
51 views

What are the placards in this picture?

I've always wondered what these things are such an awkward angle. I only see them in Whitehouse shots.
2
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1answer
6k views

poor quality export of still images from premiere

This is the actual source image to a video track in Premiere (a PNG): With no resizing whatsoever, and .flv output, this is a resultant frame from the exported video: How could I improve the ...
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2answers
714 views

What is the smallest video size possible in Sony Vegas Pro?

What is the smallest video size possible in Sony Vegas Pro? I have a 2.21 GB 40 hour long video I need to compress as much as possible (preferably 100 MB). I don't care about quality as it is already ...
0
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1answer
71 views

Canon EOS 550D video [duplicate]

Hi Im using a Canon EOS 550D & for some reason when ever i try shoot video it stops recording a couple of seconds in. I'm using a Scandisk Ultra SDHC 4 32GB card, i've tried formatting before ...
2
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1answer
254 views

Scrolling rainbow when projector screen is in frame

We're doing rear-screen projection. It looks great, but in tests with the canon t2i there's a scrolling rainbow in the video that changing shutter speed or frame rate won't get rid of. Any advice?
2
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1answer
267 views

How to use cloning effect if the clips are overlapping themselves?

I have tried to combine two video clips, but it feels impossible. In the first clip there's one character running around the screen. In the second clip the character is just standing (still being ...
2
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0answers
86 views

How do I edit source material from DVDs in Final Cut Pro?

I'm currently undergoing a project where I have to edit some material only available from DVDs. Basically I need to export a clip or two from the DVDs, and edit them in FCP for use on the net. The ...
2
votes
1answer
111 views

Automate turning on and off Twixtor effect in After Effects

While using Twixtor in After Effects, you can automate the speed of the clip by manipulating the "Speed %" under "Output Control". Now, since there's no good way to do time-remapping natively in After ...
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4answers
15k views

Easiest way to stitch GoPro videos that have been split due to length?

I am recording 15-minutes videos with my GoPro Hero 3 Black edition. The camera starts a new file every 10 minutes of recording by default. I do not think I can change this in a setting. When I do ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How do I set up an RTMP stream server and URL endpoint?

I've got a Haivision Barracuda, which can stream RTMP to a URL (secured by username/password) set in its interface, but have very little experience of streaming video. What software do I need (Windows ...
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1answer
248 views

Component YPbPr to VGA with monitor that supports Sync-on-Green

I want to connect a YPbPr component video signal to a computer monitor using a simple component-to-VGA adapter, I know this isn't possible on most monitors as you would need a converter to convert ...
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1answer
1k views

Which software gets the fastest rendering times? [closed]

I'm sure there are benchmarks out there, but I'm not sure where to find them. Circa 2006 I was holding on to Vegas 6 without letting go because I could see very noticeable differences in its rendering ...
0
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1answer
125 views

Best video performance with the Nikon 5100?

I have decided to run a "vlog" as of recently, so I decided to test out my Nikon D5100's capabilities. It is consistently refocusing, thus creating a very loud, irritating noise. When I set it to ...
0
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2answers
5k views

Is it possible to convert output of TV Channel (set top box 720p) to 1080p?

I have Toshiba 29PB200ZE (just purchased). Now the problem is it displays pixels with very blur effect. Reason is that the Cable operators in India (using Standard Channel Broadcasting) broadcasting ...
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1answer
157 views

Automated aligning audio tracks with timings for dubbing screen casts

We have some screen casts that need to be dubbed to various languages for which we have script for the target language like: Begining Time | Audio Narration 0:0 | blah nao lorep iposm... ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

create subtitles track by automatic timing of existing text

1 00:00:01,000 --> 00:00:04,000 I am using Adobe Premiere to produce videos in English by gluing together multiple clips put together from lots of different footage or sources. I do have a text ...
4
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3answers
213 views

Recommended Encoding for VHS to Digital to be Followed by Post Processing

I have VHS tapes that I want to digitize. I started this using something like Pinnacle's Dazzle. I notice that the only encoding options were for compressed video, which could lead to quality ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Blur whole text and then “unblur” part of it

I have a text in after effects that I wish to first blur the whole thing and then animate it so that a part of the text is clear. If I have the text Maecenas sed diam eget risus varius blandit sit ...
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0answers
392 views

Is it there a way to create a video playout system? (Preferably in Linux)

I am facing a situation caused by the need to start broadcasting in High Definition and there are a few Digital Automation/Playout Suppliers that offer excellent solutions such as Fission, Miranda, ...
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2answers
442 views

Recording video and audio with external input to computer with Canon 600D

I like to do drum covers, but the process always takes ages. I have to record my sounds from my electronic drumset (TD-9KX) to Cubase via a Tascam US122-MKii interface. Video is captured with a Canon ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

Looking for compressed standard definition file format to share footage between Final Cut Pro 7 and Adobe Premiere Pro CS6

Brief Background I have a 30 minute film originally edited on Premiere Pro 1.5 in 2005/2006 that used 4:3 720x576 PAL interlaced DV AVI footage imported by firewire from a DV Cam. The entire raw ...
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2answers
104 views

recording to multiple locations

I am not 100% sure if this is on topic or not here but I think its the most relevant place to post this. Are there any programs out there that record the screen but saves the output to multiple drive ...
2
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1answer
310 views

Why does After Effects not enable me to work with 60FPS?

For a short student film, I'd like to be able to work with shots that are 60FPS. For some reason I dont see this option:
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2answers
2k views

How to add gradient transparency mask in final cut pro x?

I want to add a gradient transparency mask so that the front layer will slowly transform into the layer below. Can anybody suggest something? I'm not talking about transition in time, but transition ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

RG6 vs RG59 HD-SDI cables for live stream

It seems there are lots of discussions on the web, none recently though, on RG6 vs RG59 and the distances that they can carry signal. For situations when quality matters, such as live streaming (as ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Software to make a transcript?

I record conferences and produce them in an HTML player. I have a need to transcribe some content and integrate it into the player. I found this question, but the answer seems to say that the ...
3
votes
1answer
55 views

Bluray I/O speed

I don't know if this is the correct place to ask this type of question, but here is it. I wanted to find a ball park size of each blu-ray frame size in bytes. This is my calculation which cannot be ...
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2answers
75 views

Free songs for video production [duplicate]

I would like to make a video with songs in the background. I'm mostly interested about classic music, but other genres as well. I know of Creative Commons. However, I was wondering if there are ...
2
votes
1answer
80 views

What is the best way to record from a single fixed camera?

I run a video system at my church that consists of two fixed robotic cameras among other things. The person who installed this equipment didn't have experience with video production, only display, so ...
0
votes
1answer
684 views

CamTwist + Blackmagic Intensity Thunderbolt Shuttle Settings

I'm trying to set up CamTwist + a Blackmagic Intensity Thunderbolt Shuttle on a MacBook Pro but am getting a black screen in CamTwist. What are the correct settings? Thanks!
2
votes
2answers
460 views

Calibrate EQ Using Speaker SPL Graph

I have a pair of old speakers that I want the EQ calibrated for, and I found their manual with its SPL graph. However, I'm wondering if the graph is even accurate now (the speakers are around 15 years ...
6
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2answers
2k views

Why does all timecode start at 1 hour? (01:00:00:00)

Is there a reason timecode in Final Cut 7 and timecode in Pro Tools starts at the 1 hour mark? eg. 01:00:00:00? As opposed to all zeros? Some old broadcast standard that I don't know about?
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1answer
167 views

How to route from mixer to PC when using outboard equipment

Please let me explain how I've recorded in the past since I think this will make my question clearer. Microphone -> direct into TL Audio pre-amp -> direct into soundcard. This is the only way ...
2
votes
1answer
103 views

GoPro 3 Black gets stuck in “>” Play mode when diving

I have bought a touchscreen backpanel for my GoPro3 black and whenever I take it diving, it switches to ">" play mode (the black triangle shows up on the front panel and keeps stuck there). I cannot ...
2
votes
1answer
239 views

Calibrate Graphic EQ without SPL Meter

I have a graphic EQ connected to my amp which I want to calibrate for a flat response. I've read somewhere that you can't calibrate a EQ by ear using test tones (different frequencies at same volume) ...
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votes
2answers
505 views

how to make video scribe or whiteboard animation?

I want to know how to make video scribe or whiteboard animation? Example: Please suggest me some tools
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1answer
64 views

How do you make videos like this one?

Other than drawing skills, what software does one need to make videos like this one? http://www.dunnhumby.com/in/about-us-what-we-do

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