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347 views

Why does iMovie convert a 1.8GB .MTS (AVCHD) file into a 2.2 GB .mov file by reducing resolution?

I am just importing some AVCHD (.MTS) files into iMovie and even if Import them as 960x540 (original is 1920x1080) it uses more space than the original. If I import it at full size, the .mov file is ...
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49 views

How to create a simple DVD with menu and a set of scenes (on a mac)?

I want to create a DVD form a dancing show. There are about 30 scenes I want to separate the scenes with some black space add a title before each of the scenes create a DVD menu with each scene ...
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3answers
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Looking to get Youtube-quality video stabilization from a software based video editing application (on mac)

When I create edited films on iMovie and then export them to Youtube, Youtube's stabilization enhancement greatly increases the quality of many of my shakier action shots. Unfortunately, this same ...
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1answer
571 views

1080p video partly pixled after rendering

So I'm pretty new to video production and I'm struggling with properly rendering 1080p game footage. My main problem is that multiple frames of the output video are pretty pixled, looking like this ...
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1answer
446 views

How to disable continuos autofocus during video shooting with Canon SX230 HS?

I have a Canon SX230 HS camera and want to record a movie from a train driver's perspective on a model railway. Everything is working fine, except that the camera refocuses continuously during the ...
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2answers
175 views

Is low-framerate video recording possible on the D7100 without miniature effect?

The D7100, D5200 and D5100 have a "miniature effect". Videos recorded in this mode play back at high speed: "Miniature effect movies play back at high speed, compressing 30 to 45 minutes of ...
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1answer
817 views

Large scale video conferencing

Is there any way to providing video conference supporting large number of participants in conference (around 2000). The conference will be held in future and I should guaranty the performance. What is ...
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3answers
290 views

Best practice recording VHS to digital

I have a home video on VHS which I want to transfer to someone else. As I don't have two VHS recorders I am looking into other ways to duplicate the footage. I am considering two options to do this: ...
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1answer
591 views

How To Get The Webcam To Record From Guitar Rig Directly

i am trying to figure out how to get my webcam to record directly from Guiat Rig. Currently i have to manualy sync the audio and video. i have the focusrite scarlet 2i2 audio interface. If possible i ...
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1answer
50 views

Pinnacle 16 vs Pinnacle 16 Plus

I want to buy the ordinary Pinnacle Studio 16 (not the Plus one), because it's cheaper. But I would be dissapointed if it lacked the features I need. The questions are about the simple version: 1) ...
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2answers
2k views

Create Project Template in Adobe Premiere cs6

I'm a youtuber and I make a bunch of videos. Every time I make a vid I have to import the same files [watermarks, back ground music]. Is there anyway to make a template so when I create a new file ...
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3answers
202 views

Fair use with copyrighted material

I did not quite understand if using copyrighted music in a video falls under the umbrella of the so called "Fair use". Of course, here, I am assuming that the video is not used for commercial ...
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1answer
66 views

Are stars in Movies realistic?

After watching Battlestar Gallactica and thinking about the Camera Technology of today it got clear that you need a high exposure time or a HDR camera to pick up the starlight. I know also that you ...
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6answers
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How to reduce wind noise from a video?

I am using a Canon EOS-650D to record video and I have a problem with wind/noise on my recordings. Can anyone tell me how can I reduce noise/wind from the recorded video. I usually edit my videos on ...
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1answer
705 views

Why would Blu-ray made with Encore CS6 be silent/have missing audio, no sound?

Any thoughts on why audio might be missing from such a project? Steps: 1) 3 mkv files 1280x720 25P, stereo audio (2 channels) 2) converted to mp4 using ffmpeg 3) audio still present 4) created ...
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3answers
125 views

What are the negative effects (if any) for leaving a prosumer comcorder powered 24hrs a day?

I have a use case where I need to leave a pro-sumer camcorder, (Let's say a Canon XA10) powered 24 hours a day indefinitely. The HDMI out of the camera would be used for monitoring 24 hours a day, but ...
2
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1answer
120 views

batch audio + picture slideshow video creation for youtube

I've about 1000 audio files that I want to batch convert to videos, with some picture slideshows & upload to youtube. Is there any tool available that does this ?
3
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1answer
63 views

Using cell phone camera to record and play back in theaters?

I know this might sound absurd but can i use use a cell phone camera NEXUS 4 & iphone 4s to be specific, to record 1080p HD videos and will those videos be good enough to play in a theater ...
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3answers
5k views

Adobe Media Encoder CC do not work/start/load on Win8 x64

So pretty much it. Simply clicking the .exe nothing happens, no errors, no nothing. It just simply do not work. Premiere works and when exporting video and clicking Queue simply nothing happens, AME ...
2
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1answer
623 views

Convert VfW-codec based video to “normal” (Windows)

my CCTV software (GeoVision) supplies me with AVI videos with the FourCC "GMP4" codec ("Geovision MP4"). The codec is supplied as a Video for Windows 32-bit driver only, so I had to set up a virtual ...
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2answers
258 views

What can cause poor quality video in Canon point&shoot camera?

I recorded some videos from my superzoom compact camera Canon Powershot SX150 IS. When I run these videos on camera itself, they run fine. But when I move them on PC and run it, I can see it being ...
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2answers
319 views

Animating shapes vs masks in After Effects

Can anyone tell me how I'm going to get the best performance out of AE - I have a number of circles I need to animate expanding which are essentially stroked lines. Just made some paths with very ...
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1answer
47 views

AWB and Auto ISO in fast moving scenes

I have recently asked about Auto ISO for video, and got great responses. I would like to have further clarifications in these regards. I am planning to film an event in a public place. The scene will ...
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1answer
254 views

Overloading in a Mackie profx8

On one channel of my Mackie mixer, the OL light is on whatever I do. The channel sounds like it's working but the OL light is lit. What is the reason?
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4answers
519 views

In search of a Helmet-based steadicam solution for GoPro Hero 3

I recently tested my GoPro Hero 3 for the first time during a run in the park using a helmet mounting. It's not bad footage but it's very 'bouncy'. I've been looking at a few options to stabilize the ...
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2answers
77 views

Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Shortening Video

I have a video that is 38 minutes and 13 seconds in length but when I convert the video to the H.264 encoding using the 'YouTube HD 720p 29.97' preset the video is converted - but only the first 2 ...
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1answer
80 views

Using 1080i on a 720P monitor will produce better image/video quality?

I have a LCD monitor which only has resolution of 1366 x 768, and it can support 1080i So, Should I output 1080i video to this monitor, or should I just use 720p? Which one is better? I have ...
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3answers
389 views

How could I recreate this stroke effect in After Effects and/or Sony Vegas?

In the many Red Dead Redemption trailers, they use this cool effect were paint/brush strokes somewhat pan into the actual game-play and overlay it with an awesome drawn out piece from the previous ...
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1answer
146 views

Best way to edit multi screen footage into one clip.

I'm planning on making some "let's play" videos. These videos are usually edited together from screen recordings of multiple different players but have one shared audio track. Here's an example: ...
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2answers
504 views

Freezing/repeating the last frame of a video clip in Apple Motion 5

I have two clips running at the same time. One is a computer and the other is a clip that I've made to look like its running on the computer screen. I've used four corner motion tracker to keep the ...
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4answers
108 views

Would it be legal to use Cott-produced, generic beverages in a film?

Walmart sells a line of beverages manufactured by Cott with very generic labelling, for example: Cott Grape soda image Since these drinks bear no brand name, I know there are no trademark/brand ...
2
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2answers
394 views

What is this 5 second interval cut technique called?

This editing techniques seem very prevalent on YouTube (usually in the type of videos where the person is just talking to the screen/audience). Basically they just make a small 1 second cut every 5 ...
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2answers
329 views

Recommendations for HD camcorder for all-day static recording?

I am working on a computer vision project where I will setup a camcorder in a room at around 6am and record people as they walk around and interact with things. The recording ends at 11pm. The room ...
2
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2answers
410 views

How to change note value in Ableton Live

Not the most accomplished music theorist or producer, so perhaps a rewrite of this question would be in order. When composing in draw mode in Ableton Live, I would like to be able to make more than ...
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2answers
293 views

AE Adjustment Layer Separate Effects on It & Its inverse

I have a square adjustment layer which I have to animate to follow a screen around during a video. I want to apply some Color Correction filters to only that square, and a separate set of photo ...
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1answer
71 views

Software Advice for producing video ads

I am developing a web application and going to launch it soon. I am already done with the website, photos and brochures, and only the video presentation is missing. To present the app, I just want to ...
0
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1answer
31 views

Modify a sample in a mix using the original sample

The song 'No Homo' by The Lonely Island samples 'Girls Can't Do What the Guys Do' by Betty Wright. http://www.whosampled.com/sample/view/96863/The%20Lonely%20Island-No%20Homo%20Outro_Betty%20Wright-...
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2answers
821 views

How to import youtube video into premiere cs4

I installed adobe premiere cs4 and was really astonished by the fact that it's not possible to import a video downloaded from YouTube, but it is needed to convert it firstly. This application is ...
5
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5answers
948 views

Lossless screen-recording software

For a small project of mine I want to record short screen-casts which show features of my program. Currently, I'm using a small app on my Ubuntu box which creates directly animated gif output. The ...
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2answers
32 views

Which ND filter should I use?

I have a Tiffen variable ND filter. I was wondering if the quality is good enough for video, since I'm pretty new to this. I've heard people using other filters but they are way too expensive for me ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

ALL-I vs IPB. Which one to use

I'm fairly new do filmmaking. I've been trying to figure out which is best, but people seem to have very different opinions and everyone has his own arguments. My guess is that ALL-I should be better ...
1
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0answers
37 views

Can't make Ken Burns effect zoom properly [duplicate]

I'm trying to use the Ken Burns effect in FCP X. I have no problem accessing the functionality and altering the settings, but when I run it in the preview, the video just shows as zoomed in and then ...
1
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1answer
982 views

MP4 video rendering differently on different browsers and different machines

I have asked a similar question before, but we are still having the same issues. Background color of MP4 rendering incorrectly in QuickTime I am trying to encode MP4's for playback on a website. I ...
3
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3answers
253 views

Shutter speed when recording with DSLR

I know that the shutter speed should be approximatively as twice as much the fps. However, I know people who tune the shutter speed to any value they need it to achieve the correct exposure. They say ...
1
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1answer
842 views

Bandicam dramatic fps drop

I have the following rig: E8400 4.1 oced- nvidia 8800 GTS 3gb DDR2 RAM. WinXP SP3 (yes it still rocks based on this rig) I installed bandicam today. I tried EVERY setting & preset there ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

how to blur a short scene in a video

I need a software which can blur a scene from a video file. I have thought about VirtualDub and Adobe Premiere but I am not sure if they provide the desired functionality. My requirement is to blur a ...
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votes
2answers
38 views

Detecting a particular colour [closed]

Hey, I have a canon DSLR 650D, and I want to know if there are any settings or features in the camera that will only catch/accept the predefined color. For example, I just want to capture red, and ...
0
votes
1answer
485 views

Auto ISO for shooting videos with DSLR

I'm just starting shooting videos with a DSLR (5DMIII). I already have a good background in photography. I was wondering if Auto ISO is good when shooting a video or if it is better to tune ISO ...
1
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0answers
14 views

Canon 650D HD movie stop after 10-12 sec [duplicate]

I have a Canon-DSLR-650-D,the problem is when I start recording move at HD it will automatically stop after 10-12 sec, whereas at 640 resolution it is working fine. My Memory card is empty..can anyone ...
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1answer
2k views

Which software should I use for making an YouTube intro for videos on a channel, and how long would I take to learn it? [closed]

I was thinking you probably use Adobe Premiere and/or Adobe After Effects, but I'm not sure at all. Also, how hard will it be? I have some basic experience with Photoshop and Illustrator if it ...

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