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Reverse Darkening Face Out

Sometimes in documentaries, they have the face darkened out. Is their an effective way to undo this anoynmous effect? Obviously, the curves levels doesn't work as it just shows a bunch of square like ...
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how accurate frequency does a PC speaker produce

I was wondering how accurate frequencies do PC speakers produce. I'm talking about the old small things in computer that usually beep. I used the beep linux command to generate some frequencies. But ...
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120 views

Bulk/Mass Edit Video Audio?

I have 100 videos that need editing so that I can level the and amplify the audio track. However I do not want to have to extract the mp3 track from each one and edit it then merge it again with the ...
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52 views

TV resolution/compatibility

My TV is a Sanyo HDTV, 1080p. I heard that if shoot at 720p the quality of the video is the same. Can anyone explain if there is a difference between the two resolutions, and in which case I use one ...
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1answer
624 views

Record on laptop from streaming camera via RCA cable

I have a video camera that only 'streams' the images and has no way of recording them. Currently I'm plugging the RCA into a TV and then recording from that, but I need to be mobile and so need to ...
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223 views

What hardware/software to get fastest possible access time in AVC/h264 files?

Sometimes I watch a video that I don't want to see from beginning to the end, but only some parts. Sometimes I need to quickly find some scene/spot in a video. The less keyframes there are, the longer ...
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1answer
996 views

Native SDI-output vs HDMI-SDI adapter for live stream

I currently run live streams of amateur sporting events, mainly inside. Currently I am using several Panasonic HS-900ks connected to a PC desktop via RCA cables and several Easycap DC60+s (USB 2.0). ...
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How to get FFMPEG to join non-sequential image files? (skip by 3s)

I have a bunch of images, that follow this pattern. 0001.png 0004.png 0007.png 0010.png 0013.png 0016.png 0019.png ... They're in the correct order, but FFMPEG ignores anything after the first ...
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92 views

how do I interpret this number? [closed]

can someone explain this numbers please?, what means equivalent? Focal Length 4.25-42.5mm, 35mm equivalent 30.4-305mm thanks for your help
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Copyright of materials used in a video

It is common that TV channels or internet TV channels (e.g. those regularly post their shows on Youtube) use materials from other sources. For example, displaying photos from the internet, parts of ...
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71 views

Color temperature

If there is more than one light source, they should be the same temperature, right? If this isn't always the case, when should they be different?
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1answer
70 views

How do I accurately calibrate an external on-camera LCD monitor?

I'm specifically using the smallHD DP6 SDI version, so I don't have scopes built into the monitor. I'm generating bars with a Sony HXR-NX5U, and using the blue gun feature on the monitor as per these ...
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1answer
44 views

White Balance/ Filters

I have a silly question: Do I have to the WB before or after choosing a Color filter? If I do it after, then the camera will "see" white and the filter wouldn't make sense. If I do it before, why just ...
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386 views

Best way to edit mashup video of downloaded movies?

So I wanted to do a mashup video for personal usage, meaning scenes cut from downloaded commercial movies or Youtube. This is typically relatively highly compressed h264-material. The workflow that I ...
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1answer
2k views

zooming animation is not smooth in Premiere CS6

Animatedly, I tried to zoom into a video clip in Premiere by creating two Position keyframes and two Scale keyframes But the result is very shaky for some reason? What am I doing wrong with this ...
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1answer
327 views

How to compensate for red oversaturation and contrast increase?

When uploading a video to Vimeo the video is transcoded by Vimeo and in the process red gets a bit more saturation and the contrast is increased a little. As I chose Vimeo as my platform I have to ...
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1answer
97 views

Any DSLR monitors around 3 inches?

I'm looking for an external DSLR monitor that is not bigger than around 3 inches. For example, 4 or 5 inches is too big. I need something small and not bulky, for skateboarding videography.
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1answer
153 views

Marvel-like Image Flipping Technique

What software can I use to create the "Marvel" movie like flipping effect that accompanies pretty much every Marvel movie? I am looking to create a home movie on my PC that flips through a bunch of ...
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2answers
368 views

Is there a good collection of examples of the different type of video cuts?

So I'm a beginner when it comes to video editing, but I hear and read about a lot of different types of cuts between clips, e.g. jump cut, smash cut, etc. I always felt it would be great to just see ...
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2answers
117 views

FPS for the internet

HI I want to know how many FPS I should use for a video for the internet. I guess it depends on where I am going to show it? youtube, vimeo, etc?. if you can, please, give me a list of possibilities, ...
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How can I make a video such that the quality degrades if someone tries to record it using screen recording software?

How can I make a video such that the quality degrades if someone tries to record it using cam-studio or similar software? We create music videos which are often subjected to piracy. Although the CDs ...
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1k views

How to connect a camera to a computer 100ft away?

We are trying to live stream our worship service on Sunday morning. We have located an ideal spot for the video camera. Unfortunately it is 100 ft away from the sound and network connections which ...
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1answer
2k views

Adobe Premiere Elements 10: File > Export is greyed out

I have a new install of APE 10 on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. I am a new user of APE. I have edited a .MOV file, and now I want to save it in a format compatible with YouTube. When I go to the File ...
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2answers
177 views

Split-screen closed-circuit sports recording

We want to make recordings of high school hockey games for coach and player reviewing. However, getting a good shot of the entire rink with one camera is impossible. Using a student to record the ...
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2answers
11k views

Why doesn't the Play button Play in Premiere CS6?

I am editing a video in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 on a 2012 MacBook Pro with the Intel HD Graphics 4000. Sometimes the play button does not play the footage anymore, I can press the button but nothing ...
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1answer
374 views

motion effects missing from adobe premiere elements 10

I'm a new user to Premiere Elements 10. I want to rotate a video. However, the motion effect is not present in the effects panel. I have only recently installed Elements.
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2answers
11k views

Why do my Objects show up black in Cinema-4D?

I am new to 3D software and have just started with Cinema 4d. This is a very noobish question but when I create any object in a project it always shows up pitch black. The tutorial videos I have seen ...
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3answers
1k views

Whiteboard animation: how to zoom and draw a motion?

I want to make a video that will mix a whiteboard drawing animation in the style of RSA Animate videos (so speeded-up drawings) and stop-motion. I think I'm almost ready to start but I still have two ...
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0answers
212 views

What export settings should I use in Premiere Pro for iBooks Author videos?

I've tried using Adobe Premiere to save a video for iBooks Author. The problem is that when I export my project as a mpeg2 file the quality of the video degrades a lot. I am using images to ...
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1answer
372 views

Record and edit two videos at same time

I have a need to record a lecture. I would like to capture video of the speaker and video of his slides. Optimally, I would like to hook up two recording devices, hit record on one program, then the ...
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1answer
2k views

Convert Uncompressed AVI to JPEG2000 in MXF

I'm looking to convert raw, uncompressed video (currently in avi container) into lossless motion jpeg2000 encoded video in an mxf container. I've tried FFMPEG, but don't think it can do this. What's ...
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1answer
70 views

Emulate iMovie PIP exchange effect in Final Cut Pro X

I'm exporting a project from iMovie to Final Cut Pro X. Not all tracks are exported properly, mainly the pip tracks. What I want to do is to re-make in FCPX the same pip effect that in iMovie is ...
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1answer
329 views

How to change the start time of track in Final Cut Pro X?

I'm exporting a project from iMovie to Final Cut Pro X. It's really a mess, but working patiently on the project on FCPX can achieve some better results... in any case, during the exporting many ...
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5answers
1k views

Is there a way to capture RTMP-stream and output it to SDI?

Is there any way to capture an RTMP stream and output it to SDI? Here is my situation: We specialize in producing local sports for web streaming. Occasionally we are asked to deliver a stream to a ...
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2answers
94 views

No experience with AE, I want to create a Kinetic Typographic video. Am I being too ambitious?

Ok so I have this presentation thing for next week, and I have to make a explainer video. I'm super torn between whiteboard animation (I can do this) and kinetic typographic video. I really want to ...
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3answers
727 views

Capture Date For Video

I have tons of videos of my children and they have been moved from drive to drive many times over the years. Is there a way to easily get the date the video was taken? I'm importing them into iTunes ...
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4answers
4k views

120fps 720p footage with real time playback on Ubuntu? + editing?

I have a laptop with an i7 CPU, 1.73 GHz, 8GB RAM, Ubuntu 10.04 with an "ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5800 Series" graphics card. I have compiz enabled (which may be one of the culprits with the problem ...
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2answers
361 views

Web Videos via Watch Folders Transcode

What I am looking to do is fairly simple, however seems complicated in theory. What I need to do is be able to have a folder where all video files placed in the folder, are transcoded to all ...
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1answer
209 views

Why recorded avi speeds up?

I recently recorded an avi using VirtualDub with Microsoft's LifeCam Studio 1080p HD. However, when playing back the video and audio keep accelerating as the video progresses. When I tried to edit ...
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1answer
331 views

What is this strange second camera?

I don't know is this is the correct place to ask this but ... I've watched several "making of" of current movies and noticed a thing i cannot explain. What is this strange "secondary" camera you ...
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2answers
214 views

Equipment/setup recommendations (1 camcorder, 1 mic)

What are some of the best options for setting up an indoor, stationary scene? The project is an instructional video with one human subject speaking. The final end product will be interspersed with ...
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1answer
829 views

Video file format won't play

Hopefully I'm not out of line asking here, but I used to have a Sony HDR camera and of course all the files were in a sony format. Quite some time ago I used iMovie to import them and since then I've ...
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2answers
35 views

Last bit of RGB changed

I'm going to compress a video but I have one problem. Is a frame with a bit(last bit) of each color(RGB) changed unacceptable or distinguishable from the original one in HD?
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2answers
6k views

Adobe After Effects MP4 Export Issue

I'm trying to export a composition from Adobe After Effects. My Comp is 1280x720, and ideally I'd export with an mp4 container, and h264 video codec. Problem is, After Effects is giving me a PAR ...
2
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2answers
263 views

Is there any automated online service for making white board animation?

I want to know is there any website or software available to make white board animation as following?
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2answers
78 views

adding depth and motion to images for video

I was struck by some of the effects in the "god made a farmer" superbowl commercial... and was curious what programs are out there that let you take an image, and in a video, produce the illusion ...
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2answers
392 views

How do I add a crosshair guide to a FCPX angle editor viewer window?

I need to keyframe the Y position transform of a moving subject to keep her in the center of the frame and would like a set of crosshairs to help me do it. I've seen solutions which employ Motion ...
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1answer
167 views

Satellite DVR: Cant play recording on computer

I have a Satellite STB which saves .mpg files. I can't play them through vlc and avidemux gives me a blurred output? Is there any way I can edit these recordings? EDIT: Here is a link to a very ...
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2answers
3k views

What makes iMovie 11 crash when exporting a project?

I'm making a short movie with iMovie. From time to time (more than once per day) I export it in medium format. I did it with my last version, then I refined the video and when exporting again iMovie ...
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2answers
312 views

After Effects quality drops

I am trying to make a animation. There is a 3D animation which is sharp, I need to put some layers over it with descriptions about some parts that are shown. The original video is extremly sharp, but ...

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