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Can H264 achieve “equivalence” with ProRes 422?

Has anyone done or seen any tests comparing Apple ProRes 422 with high-bitrate H.264? We use 422 as a delivery format to go to DCP for theatrical versions of trailers. The bitrate is around 150mbps. ...
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Final Cut- How to start audio fade from higher than 0db?

In Final Cut Pro, I drag the fade handle at the beginning of an audio clip to fade in. However, I want the audio to fade in Starting at -20 and fade up to 0. I don't want it to start from 0. How can ...
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Youtube 720p video has more MB than 1080p

I watched a video and downloaded with idm in 720p. I don't like the resolution and I decided to download 1080p. But I saw 720p is nearly 21 MB but 1080p is 10 MB. And I opened the video(1080p) I saw ...
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Can not render After Effects CC project as mp4 / h.264 any more?

I've made a 2 minute video on After Effects CC. There is no option to save using depreciated formats. Other answers suggest going to: Edit -> Preferences -> output -> enable Show Deprecated ...
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796 views

Best Sony Vegas Pro 13 videogame footage rendering options for YouTube

In order to practice video montage and Sony Vegas Pro 13 as a hobby, I sometimes record online videogames matches I play so I can edit them and show them to my friends via YouTube. I used an Adobe ...
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Is using a softbox as a back light a good idea when shooting indoors?

I'm shooting in a small apartment and I have had a lot of trouble setting up a back light because the subject is directly against a wall. I am looking at kits like this one, but I was surprised that ...
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HEVC binary to MPEG 2TS

I'm trying to convert a HEVC bit stream to MPEG-2 TS using ffmpeg. However I can't seem to perform the task without a wrapper such as mp4. Here is the command I was trying. ffmpeg -i ...
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Premiere CC uses vertical aspect ratio in multi-camera shot

I have 2 clips. One (from an iPhone) was accidentally shot with a vertical aspect ratio. I want to make a multi-camera sequence from them. Adobe Premiere CC is giving the multicam sequence a vertical ...
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“A Must have” ND filter stops for filming with Canon 5D Mk2?

The question is - which stops (ND 0.6, ND 0.9.....) are the most frequently used? I am currently choosing Tiffen ones and since there are plenty of different stops to choose from and I have nearly no ...
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121 views

After Effects rendering a video at base 99, but outputs as a 60 one

I've got a composition with only a video that was recorded at 100 fps. Apparently 100 fps is to much for AE, but it deals just fine with 99, which is OK to me. The composition was set with exactly ...
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47 views

Can I move an imported camera track in Maya without manually changing 500+ keyframes?

I have a match-moved camera track from Nuke but it's in the wrong place in my scene/environment, is it possible to select the camera's track and manipulate it without having to manually edit the 501 ...
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Can I shoot in 16:9 then change it to 4:3?

I'm trying to get the old film look with Canon 600D, so I will be shooting in 640*480 25 fps. But what if I shoot in 16:9 at 24 fps, will I be able to get the same 4:3 after editing? (The reason I'm ...
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267 views

Does raising the framerate while not changing the bitrate result in quality loss?

AFAIK, the bitrate is the number of bits per second. So let's say I have two videos, both using the same codec, bitrate settings and resolution. If the first one has a framerate of 25fps, but the ...
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2answers
81 views

Make a video look like it was taken from further away

I have a telephone video recording I would like to edit to make it appear it was taken from further away than it was?
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1answer
51 views

Need a video/audio 'time base corrector' with a very large time buffer

We'll be receiving a media stream that will suffer varying time shifts, and we need a solution that will clock the video+audio out at a predictable rate. We can time stamp the input stream (assume ...
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1answer
57 views

How to start making videos

I want to learn to make videos like this one, where should I start? And what tools I can use?
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1answer
45 views

Loss of quality in after effects 3D layer

I have a 2D image layer that looks great as a 2D layer. Both .png and .eps files are (near) pixel perfect. However when I convert the layer to 3D, there is a massive loss in quality. Is there a ...
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1answer
62 views

How does YouTube convert between different videos resolutions?

What algorithm does YouTube follow to convert between different formats? Does YouTube store different videos (for different formats) on disk or store only 1 and convert from this to appropriate format ...
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40 views

Whats the most affordable way to setup a large screen outdoors for live video

My company produces some out door concerts that will have 15-18k people attend. I'd like to setup a video screen next to the stage that I can use to show a video feed of the concert. I don't have a ...
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1answer
26 views

What do I need for Noir lightning?

I'm new to film making as I have just purchased Canon 600D. I also have a tripod. What else do I need to get the low-key lightning often found in Noir films? From the film Whisperer in Darkness : ...
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56 views

How to set up Paid Live Streaming event?

I would like to set up a live class which may take place over a couple of days and I would like to stream it live. My question is, how do I set it up so it allows access to only people who have paid ...
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115 views

Simple way to downscale from 1080p@60 to 1080i@60

I have a Canon LEGRIA HF R56 which only outputs 1080p@60 from its HDMI port. Are there any methods to downscale this to 1080p@30 or lower? Googling this doesn't seem to throw up light. I guess I ...
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1answer
50 views

Find/replace duplicate comps?

I'm working on a giant project file that was obviously created by importing lots of other projects into one big one. Many of the comps use many of the same precomps ... from projects that were copies ...
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1answer
43 views

How to switch New Composition Settings Duration from Base 25 (time) to Frames?

In the tutorial I am doing the instructor has their Composition Settings enabling them to input the amount of Frames they would like the Composition to be. Picture is a little faded, it says "Frames @ ...
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2answers
40 views

One Frame Flash

In Scott Pilgrim VS The World there is this three frame sequence: The second frame seems to be actually lit much more, not just made brighter by an After Effects adjustment layer. How was this ...
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1answer
94 views

Is it possible to embed VTT subtitles & chapters in webm video?

I have a video in webm format, and two files in webVTT format, chapters and subtitles. Is it possible to embed this two webVTT file in the webm in order to get only one file ? webm is a derivative of ...
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34 views

Auto split comp into separate render items?

Is there a script/plugin that will either (a) take layers from a comp and create separate render queue items for each layer; or (b) use markers in a comp to generate separate renders? I thought there ...
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2answers
135 views

Any way to change properties of subcomp based on parent comp?

I have a dozen 'main' comps which have a bunch of nested comps. I need to create about 30 versions of each main comp, with different colors. The subcomps are animated shapes, which take their color ...
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2answers
60 views

Can I use any audio recorder for filming?

I've been trying to find an affordable mic for 600d DSLR. There's Rode VideoMic Go and Zoom H1 . But I still find these a little above my budget. My question is: Can I use something like this ...
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28 views

Should I use Magic Lantern as a beginner?

I'm getting a Canon 600 D. I will also get a 32 gb class 10 sd card. Do you think I shoujld get another card and install Magic Lantern into that? I really want to create time lapses.
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1answer
132 views

After Effects render on AWS EC2

I want to render my After Effects projects on an EC2 Windows AMI for better performance, but they only allow Windows Server editions which are no supported by Adobe. Will it work if I install After ...
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1answer
87 views

Using tablet/smartphone as external dslr monitor

I know there are apps like DslrDashboard and more but I would like to just get a real time monitor for my Nikon D5100. How is that possible?` Of course connected wiyh a Hdmi-cable.
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1answer
25 views

Using triplehead2go with ATEM 1 M/E

We have a triplehead2go digital edition that we would like to use with a ATEM 1 M/E video mixer. We tried setting the th2g to 3x 720 50p and the ATEM to 720 50p, but it didn't work. This was our ...
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Will Canon 600D be able to do these?

A few days ago I watched Chris Nolan's Following and thought to myself "I can do something like this". I have found out that Nolan used Bolex for the film. He still uses film cameras and is against ...
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1answer
102 views

Why HD broadcast camcorder still pictures quality (still frame from video) beat out DSLR?

I've taken pictures with a HD broadcast camcorder and a DSLR at the same event. When I get the still pics from camcorder footage, the image appears to be more professional/outstanding feeling than the ...
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1answer
105 views

YouTube Compression: Why?

There's a lot of advice on the internet on encoding settings to apply to your video before uploading to YouTube (https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/1722171?hl=en, ...
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0answers
14 views

Recording an indexed screencast using VLC

what settings should I use to record an indexed screencast, so I can seek, in VLC?
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1answer
57 views

Any tutorials on how to animate a vector hand

seem too be able to find every other body part except a hand animation tutorial im looking to create a vector animation of a hand performing a pinch and zoom action
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1answer
50 views

How to make a whiteboard/flanelboard style promotional video for a mobile app? [duplicate]

I want to make an animated video which shows what my mobile app can be used for. What are the most economically-conservative resources I can use?
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1answer
635 views

How to convert video to ogv and webm versions with a high quality result?

What is the best software for mac to convert video to ogv and webm versions with a high quality result? I have adobe media encoder, is there is a setting or plugin available to do so in there? or ...
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1answer
86 views

Change output using a .jsx script for After Effects CS6

I've made a script that will loop through a (.txt) interchanging elements of a certain composition. Within the script, I add each changed composition to the render queue and output it. How can I ...
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0answers
26 views

What is the best way to convert VGA to digital feed efficiently?

I'm looking for a solution that I can get a feed from video projectors' VGA output to a media station (at this moment it is a mac) where I'm capturing camera feed and presentation from the speaker. ...
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2answers
80 views

Millisecond stopwatch for visual stereo video synchronization measurement [closed]

I am trying to get 2 video streams into sync at low cost. I would like to visually measure how good can I synchronize my cameras by pointing them to a millisecond capable stopwatch. Does anyone know ...
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0answers
57 views

ffmpeg libx264 not working

have Installed ffmpeg and x264 based on this post : http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9764740/unknown-encoder-libx264 no errors receved. but when i want to convert an input stream from mumudvb to a ...
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1answer
73 views

Multi-Cam View Disappeared from Premiere CC

I'm relatively new to Premiere CC, and very new to multi-cam editing. Half an hour ago the "multi-camera" view disappeared. That's the view that shows my 2 camera angles, side by side, and one of them ...
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2answers
84 views

Reducing the size of content within a composition in After Effects

I'm having playback issues with a video I've rendered in After Effects. I need to adjust the composition and all the content to a smaller size. However, when I adjust the comp size the footage stays ...
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3answers
32 views

Looking for an accurate Playback FPS from a video

I've made a 1080P video using After Effects, and after it has been rendered the playback is a bit stutter-y. Now I am fairly certain that this stuttering is a result of the computer struggling with ...
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0answers
15 views

Is there software that will let you cut a region from a video file to create a new video? [duplicate]

For example, I have a video that's X * Y in width and height. I would like to create a video from a static (non moving) subregion within that video. Is this a feature common to most editing suites, ...
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2answers
651 views

Working with Frame Rates & Slow Motion in Adobe Premiere

I'm a very new beginner to video editing, but I am trying to do the best job I can. I saw this tutorial about "slow-motion basic techniques": ...
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3answers
266 views

Which is better quality, a larger 480p video or a smaller 1080p video?

On the Internet, I sometimes see lower resolution videos that have a larger file size than a higher resolution version. Which of these should have a better apparent quality when displayed on a 50'' ...

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