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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
76 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
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1answer
84 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 ...
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1answer
721 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!
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2answers
507 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 ...
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2answers
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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
168 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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
250 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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2answers
510 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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1answer
135 views

GH2 HDMI out on MX02 & Black Magic (Need for studio recording)

I have the following gear: 2 x Lumex GH2s Matrox MX02 Black Magic Intensity XLR Shotgun Mic My problem.... I have a studio where the cameras do not move, I use the HDMI out on the cameras in to ...
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1answer
182 views

How to mask out brush in After effects

I've run into a little snag. I can't seem to mask out some of the brush that I've used on a an empty layer. I create the mask but it simply doesn't mask out anything, it does however mask out pixels ...
2
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2answers
68 views

How to assign roto to another layer in After Effects

I'm rather new to AE but I have to do some complicated things for school since we came up with such a hard concept. I have rotoscoped a part of the main footage, now how can I apply this roto mask (...
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3answers
103 views

Recommendation to Shooting Long Videos

I'm seeking recommendations on how to shoot a long lecture by a guest speaker that is coming to town. I currently own a Canon t4i. My main question is what do I need to avoid my camera from spazzing ...
0
votes
1answer
292 views

Avid import wmv file, just audio no video

I've got a few wmv files, when I import them into avid it seems that the video channel is not being imported. There's just audio. Am I missing something in the import stage? Or in the handling of ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How to gradually colourize an object in after effects

I'm rather new to AE but I believe I have the rotoscoping under control. How can I gradually (each frame more) colourize an object in a video. So that at first the whole video is black and white and ...
6
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3answers
2k views

Are there any good video editing programs with a command line interface?

I am currently looking for a video editing program which I can control via the command line. The main feature I need is the ability to add some overlay text. Is there anything out there that can do ...
6
votes
1answer
254 views

Is is possible to trim portions of clips in FCPX to save disk space?

I know that it's possible to selectively ingest in the import dialogue, but is it possible to delete "rejected" portions of clips once they've been imported, without deleting the whole clip? If not, ...
0
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1answer
98 views

What is the benefit to using multiple RED rocket cards?

Could someone please explain to me when it might be necessary to use multiple RED rocket cards in the same computer? Does an additional card significantly improve workflow speeds for lower resolution ...
2
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1answer
984 views

Should I use a GoPro Hero 3 Black for recording drama?

My school's drama department is looking for a camera to record our plays/musicals. I have looked and looked for a good camera that Records in 1080p at 30fps Has a mic-in port so we can connect ...
2
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1answer
786 views

How can I move a floating text or image with the video? [duplicate]

In this video you can see a logo next to head that moves with it. How can I do that in Premiere?
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votes
1answer
234 views

Is there a video player where I can draw on top of video?

I wonder if there is a video player (similar to VLC) where I could stop the video, and draw annotations on top of the video (lika on a transparent layer). Then I could choose to erase it when ...
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2answers
1k views

Camera for live feed-transfer to external monitor in adjacent room?

I need a camera that functions like a surveillance or webcamera but that I can output to a computer monitor (via adapters) with a VGA-cable. I could perhaps use a normal camcorder for this, but I find ...
2
votes
1answer
676 views

Avoiding motion blur from a network camera

I'm a newbie here. I have a problem that I don't really understand. Hopefully, someone can share their experience. If I have an ip camera of 1) 640x480(sensor width = 3.6mm), 2) focal length from ...
4
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1answer
103 views

Final Cut X Events missing

Added a new external drive. Moved Final Cut X Folders to new drive. Now Events and Projects missing. I know files need to be relinked, but I'm not even seeing the Event folders. I relocated the FCP ...
2
votes
1answer
845 views

How to record live video using camcorder?

I need to conduct a video conference using professional video cameras. I will be recording and streaming 1080p video [1]. To that end, I need to stream live video from a professional video camera to ...
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1answer
176 views

focal length vs shutter speed vs fps [duplicate]

I'm confused about the relationship between focal length and shutter speed, and the relationship between shutter speed and FPS. Can somebody explain in more detail here? What I read is that shutter ...
5
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3answers
122 views

Is it possible to encode video using the same codec and container but different parameters for different scenes?

I know that it's very hard to find out best encoding parameters for a whole video file. Wouldn't it be easier to just go through the video and find out the best parameters for different parts (or ...
2
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3answers
37 views

Looking for a Graphics program

I Am looking for a good program to make graphics for 2d games. I have a lot if experience with adobe after effects but want to expand and make some game graphics for my friend who programs c# with a ...
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votes
3answers
349 views

Adding 3d animations in a video

For a project we need 3d animations to start unfolding whilst a person is walking. The video camera will be moving. Using After effects, achieve such a thing? Also what is this called? So I can also ...
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2answers
9k views

What is the correct setting in Adobe Premiere CS6 for Nikon Video?

I have a Nikon D600 and when I set up a new project in Adobe Premiere CS6 there are many options available for Sequence Presets. I suppose this could be a subjective question, but what is the best ...
2
votes
1answer
361 views

Video editing objects from black and white to colour

For school we came up with a cool concept, the video starts in black and white and when a person in the video touches an object it turns to colour. Could you guys help us out here? Do you have any ...
0
votes
2answers
200 views

How to render an After Effects composition without DRM protection

How can you render a .wmv video file in After Effects without DRM protection, there doesn't seem to be an option when rendering. UPDATE This composition im rendering is basically a small animation ...
2
votes
1answer
165 views

How to convert video for viewing on Sony Ericsson C702?

I'd like to convert some of my videos for viewing them on Sony Ericsson C702 cell phone. But I couldn't find the right set of parameters (a/v codecs, container, etc.). I'd prefer a solution using ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

presenter (speaker) change detection from a video clip?

I was wondering if there is an easy way to detect presenter (speaker) changes from a video clip. I have some presentation / panel / seminar type videos, and want to add markers whenever the speaker ...
3
votes
1answer
777 views

Accessing the Layer Panel in After Effects

I want to edit the anchor point path of a layer, and to do that I know I need to open the layer in it's own layer panel. However I can't figure out how to open the layer in the layer panel. I'm ...
0
votes
2answers
184 views

After Effects experience with virtual choir 3D environment

Is there anyone in the forum with After Effects experience related to the production of a virtual choir, such as that of Eric Whitacre (e.g., see video below)? I ...
0
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1answer
265 views

Add subtitles to an audio track

I need to synchronize an audio track and a video track (that is, cut the video so that it matches perfectly a voice-over), except that the audio track is in chinese and I don't speak chinese, so I don'...
2
votes
0answers
133 views

segment does not contain sync frame

Whenever I split a video using Apple's mediafilesegmenter, using the following command: medifilesegmenter video.ts -t 10. I get the following error for each segment except the first: segment does not ...
2
votes
1answer
65 views

Flipping Video Animation, How?

How can I flip a browser window in the same way as seen in the MS Access video, which should automatically start at the correct time where the flip begins and only lasts about 3 seconds. From 4:52 - ...
2
votes
2answers
69 views

Sending real time audio from the field unit to the radio studio over 3G

We have a temporary FM radio station running for a week before the May Day. We don't have a portable radio transmitter for our field reporter and we're planning on using the mobile data (3G) for the ...
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2answers
68 views

What is the highest rated HDMI category available?

It seems there are a number of HDMI category ratings. In regards to quality, least amount of signal loss, and shielding, what currently are the highest rated HDMI categories available to either the ...
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votes
3answers
234 views

Good Intermediate Format for Combining Videos

I have a bunch of PNG files in separate directories that I'll turn into videos with FFMPEG. Say each clip will be a minute long. I then want to stitch those together into a final video. The final ...
5
votes
1answer
151 views

placing text in video filmed environments

I really love mixing reallife environment with floating text over buildings or virtual paintings on the walls. When the camera moves, the text also moves and looks like it is really attached to the ...
7
votes
3answers
65k views

How to Create a High Quality, Small File Size .mp4 from .mov

Recently, I helped a friend produce a short zombie comedy. He has now asked me to add it to the film's website as a digital download. I'm not having issues with the digital download. My issue is how ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

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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2answers
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
121 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 ...
1
vote
2answers
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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