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75 views

tools for 2d animation video

I don't know if here is the right place to ask that so sorry if I am wrong. I just want to know wich tools do you use to make a video (or presentation) like this one : ...
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1answer
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High quality ogv files - possible?

I'm converting mov (or flv or mp4) files into ogv. Unfortunately, the programs I've been using (Miro, FFMPEG's ogv plugin) have terrible encoding that appears extremely fuzzy. Does anyone have ...
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1answer
63 views

What media can I legally include into my videos?

When making videos for YouTube, what media can I include without getting sued or breaking the terms of YouTube? What are the differences when being a YouTube partner? Take for example the gaming ...
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2answers
107 views

Favoriting/Subclipping with Long Clips in Timeline in FCPX

I'm editing a project where I have 5 very long clips. I'm going through, favorite-ing the good portions ("subclipping" per se) and then organizing my clips from those subclips. A problem I'm running ...
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5answers
449 views

Utility or method for joining MP4 files

I have two MP4 files that I generated with Camtasia Studio. I need to join them together post rendering with Camtasia (it can't be done during the Camtasia rendering process). Looking for a utility or ...
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3answers
308 views

Making a gif from a video

I have a video clip that I want to convert to gif. I used this app: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gifbrewery/id435989461 But I couldn't figure out how to make a gif that's the proper speed. The ...
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2answers
817 views

How can I make a video more seekable?

I am looking at the factor that allows software video players to seek at any (or close to) position in the video. Is this the keyframes or what?
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0answers
38 views

How To See The Dimension Of A Still Image in Adobe Premier

I added an Image to a video layer, by default premier scaled it up 323x its original size. I want to be able to see the resulting dimension in pixels. Is there a way to see dimensions of an element in ...
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1answer
488 views

Best transcoding path using Sorenson Squeeze for AVCHD video?

We have some AVCHD files (MPEG 4, 1280x720 H.264, AAC) that we have had a world of trouble editing with Premiere Elements. The main problem is that the audio and video get out of sync. Reviewing this ...
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3answers
2k views

How to make a fake 3d effect (The Matrix 3d rotation style) from 2 video sources?

I have two sources from differents points of view of the same scene. I'd like to start the video from one camera, stop it, and make a rotation to the second source just like a famous The Matrix scene. ...
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1answer
65 views

Is there a way to find out if the current frame is a keyframe in Premiere Elements 10?

Sometimes I animate the properties of certain effects using keyframes. It's a really nice feature, but something has been bugging me about it. The Add/Remove keyframe button doesn't tell me whether or ...
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1answer
513 views

How to reduce noise in old, low-light DV-8 video

I have some old, low-light, pretty noisy DV8 video that I'd like to clean up. What is the best tool/technique to remove noise from low-light scenes? I also want to change the gamma correction to ...
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2answers
120 views

Why is this ffmpeg command outputting such long clips?

I am trying edit out a two minute clip from a long movie. This is the command I'm using: ffmpeg -ss 01:05:16 -t 120 -i input.avi -vcodec copy -an clips/output.avi I thought that 120 would be in ...
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1answer
124 views

How do I prevent Quality loss in the beginning of a video?

My company transcodes videos sent in by users (recorder by our own screenrecording software) I use FFMpeg to do the work using this command: /ffmpeg/ffmpeg -i in.mov -vcodec libx264 -fpre ...
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2answers
3k views

How to create super smooth slow motion clips in After Effects that will be edited in Premiere Pro

I would like to make one of those 600fps slow motion clips that can are on YouTube. such as this . I know it can be done in AE but I cannot figure it out.
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2answers
1k views

Automatic conversion/encode video for Video On Demand streaming

I need an automatic solution to convert video clips for html5 (mp4/x264, webm/vp8) and flash (mp4/x264) video-on-demand streaming. For a site like Youtube, just much smaller. The input files are ...
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3answers
169 views

Simple software program for converting H264 video in to flashvideo flv for website?

my question is: Which simple, lightweight, straightforward, easy to use software for Win7 can do the following: A) import/convert on the fly MP4 (H264) movie into FLV (Flashvideo) and apply ...
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1answer
502 views

Can QuickTime Pro Edit mp4 files?

I just started trying out Snagit 11 on Windows. It now records screencasts in .mp4 instead of .avi. I thought this would be great but there's a problem. I typically record a screencast and then open ...
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1answer
44 views

The cable of the tv antenna lies on the heater

It might be a silly question, but the cable connected to my tv antenna is lying on my heater in my room. The heater isn't particularly hot, but I was wondering if it might damage it in the long run. ...
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1answer
103 views

putting 24/7 live radio on website

I am trying to figure out how to put a live radio player in a website, for broadcasting from my home studio. I also want to open it up so other people can also broadcast to the website from their ...
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1answer
156 views

What's the right project profile for my WVGA60 videos in Premiere Elements 10?

I'm having issues rendering a project with Premiere Elements 10. Basically it gets stuck at "Estimated Time: 00:00:05" and never does anything after that. After I click Cancel the program just ...
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0answers
329 views

Lowest-Latency in Guitar/Vocal software-based effects?

What is (roughly) the lowest real-world latency achievable for the "roundtrip" from a guitar/mic input through realtime software-based processing and out to the speakers? - Bonus questions: What ...
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1answer
333 views

Recommended format for a large embedded stop motion animation on website?

I have a stop motion animation of about 35 seconds in duration (~150 frames). The resolution is quite large at around 900px x 450px. What is the best format to play this looping on my website? I ...
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2answers
3k views

H.264, 1 FPS, 640x480 Resolution - What bit rate should I be using?

I need to transmit this video stream over satellite. So far, I have been able to send 1 fps, 320x240 with no problem. However, when I raise it to 640x480, the picture comes in once every few minutes ...
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3answers
222 views

Slow HD video whilst editing

I use Adobe Premier 5.5 to edit my videos. I have always seemed to have slow editing. I upgraded the PC which now has 8 Core 16gb of DDR3 2333mhz ram 1gb 460 gpu 6 hard drives, 1 is SSD So, I ...
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2answers
71 views

Broadcasting video and bandwidth issue

I need to broadcast on the Internet weekly live video events. One attempt was made with Skype and it worked pretty well, but it was only with one user. We expect 50 users and we have a low bandwidth ...
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4answers
468 views

What are some good accessories for a DSLR video recording setup?

I have a DSLR that I've started using for video recording and I'd like to buy some accessories for shooting video. I know this could be subjective, but it doesn't have to be. I am looking for ...
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2answers
712 views

Filming a football game from inside the goal. Which camera is best?

So the problem is simple, I'd like a video camera to just leave on record and i can just leave it in the goal mouth, or more preferably at the top of the goal. I record all my games and then edit ...
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2answers
149 views

Adobe Premiere & Final Cut Pro project file standard?

Is there a standard for non-linear video project files? I want to create a slideshow of my life using jpg + mp3 files and want to be able to tweak it many years from now. My fear is that if I use ...
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1answer
540 views

How can I capture multiple computer screens and put them onto a single video stream?

We are looking to broadcast or record a single video stream of two desktop computers running Windows. The software we are looking for would be able to capture the screens of the people working on it ...
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3answers
2k views

Simulating a camera flash

Can anyone give me some tips on simulating a camera flash in After Effects. I am trying to make it keyframing the scale and opacity of a white shape layer but I can't get it to look right.
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1answer
42 views

Environments in which to stage an animated scene

I'm looking to shoot a short computer-based set of scenes, however I'm not sure what suitable (3D) engines/environments would be available to facilitate this. I'm aware of the Source engine, in which ...
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2answers
4k views

Can't add Motion Blur to layer imported from Photoshop

I can't enable Motion Blur on this layer: Any ideas what could be wrong?
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1answer
31 views

About projector (beamers) usage

Can i slowly move a projector while projecting a movie or should I keep it immobile? Also, is it true that i shouldnt turn it on and off too many times ? thanks
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1answer
423 views

Keyboard shortcut for cut video AND sound at current position in premiere cs5.5

I know about Ctrl+K which cuts video at current position, but which shortcut will allow to cut video AND sound?
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4answers
386 views

Quality Full HD Camcorder - DSLR or dedicated one?

I am a passionate photographer and currently own a nikon d80 with a handful of lenses, all Nikon Nikkor ones. Unfortunately, that camera has no video recording capabilities. I have missed so many ...
3
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1answer
306 views

Choosing a frame-rate for an animation project

How do you choose a framerate for an animation project? In this case I know the exact context where the video will be displayed (company's head office, on a 51" HD TV) and it needs to look really ...
3
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4answers
4k views

When making an animation how can I get a zooming effect?

I want to add a transition to one of my animations that gives the impression of the camera rushing/zooming towards the animation. Is there a better means of doing this in After Effects than scaling ...
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2answers
1k views

How to make a video of an iPad (or other tablet) screen

I have been making some movies of my iPad for promotional videos and they all range from bad to worse in terms of video quality. I have used compact cameras and camcorders with pretty similar results. ...
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4answers
3k views

Who owns raw footage?

I am working at a Multimedia Production placement for my college course for a company that wants a promotional video. I shot about 4 hours of video. They believe claim that I have no right to use the ...
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2answers
510 views

Halogen brightness for video

I'm trying to get an idea of the brightness of halogen lights before I go and buy any. I'm going to be producing a music video and for some indoor scenes I'll need lighting. I'm on a small budget ...
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2answers
53 views

Is there a way to link the animation of two layers?

I am building a kinetic type-style video and am struggling to get some of the animations to sync correctly. In this particular example I am trying to have a text box (imported .ai file) rotate with ...
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2answers
3k views

How can I add a transition between two cuts of the same clip in Premiere Pro CS5?

I've run into what I think is a bug in Premiere Pro CS5. I've got one large clip that was pulled from an analog camera, and I'm cutting it into scenes. When I try to add a transition between two ...
0
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1answer
763 views

Rendering video with pixel aspect ratio 0.9091 (in premiere CS5.5)

I have a video (from my Android Nexus One). Dimensions are 720 x 480. The pixel aspect ratio is, according to data embedded in the file, 0.9091. Now, editing the video and exporting it to a media ...
4
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1answer
62 views

Projecting image from computer that is a distance away

For our schools theatrical production class, we need to project an image using a projector, however the only way to use the projector is to hang it on a lighting bar (Not a problem) The problem is ...
2
votes
1answer
79 views

Frequency of refreshing for a green wall

We are setting up a big cellar as a studio in which we will shoot with a green screen. At this point we have two solutions: Put in place a curtain which will be attached to a rail on the ceiling. ...
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3answers
1k views

Remove noise in video post production

I have a video, shot with a recent but low-end camcorder (Samsung HMX-Q10) in Full HD 1920x1080/50i. The problem is that there wasn't enough light (I guess) and the camcorder added some "parasites" ...
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2answers
2k views

Is firewire better than USB for live webcasting - Video

I am building a 2 camera, 4 mic webcasting setup. Using firewire to connect the 2 cameras to a laptop is more involved as it requires 2 analog to digital converts and 2 firewire ports, whereas most ...
1
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1answer
99 views

Closed Caption formats - support for overlapping phrases

I am looking to develop a tool for editing Closed Captions for MP3s. It is mostly in support of YouTube music videos. I've been looking over the Supported Caption File Formats in this YouTube page ...
8
votes
4answers
8k views

Correcting exposure flickering in time-lapse footage (in After Effects)

I have made some time-lapse footage of a flower blooming. It was taken inside, at night, with constant lighting. The pictures are great, but as footage, the exposure between frames is slightly ...

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