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5answers
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How to create and film ghost special effects

I need to film a piece that is supernatural in nature and has several characters that are ghosts. I've thought of numerous ways of accomplishing this but would like some suggestions on which would be ...
3
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2answers
472 views

Recording and playing video with variable frame rate

We are using a streaming camera to record and to play back surveillance video. This camera sends a rtsp stream which will be recorded by our application as a H264 video. In our application, the ...
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2answers
36 views

Stock footage search service

Is there any service where I can describe stock footage that I need using human readable search terms and sentences and send out a search request to multiple footage archives at once, so I will not ...
0
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0answers
19 views

WAX - How do I make it so the PiP can go anywhere?

So, I make videos, and I needed to make a PiP of a comment in the video. I made the PiP, but whenever I move it upwards far enough, it gets hidden, as if there was an invisible video wall. To help you ...
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1answer
21 views

What kind of hardware do I need for a multi-person editing team?

What are some good ("Pro?") ways of storing videos so that a team of editors can work on them? I currently work for an eLearning company that produces medium-large quantities of instructional videos ...
2
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2answers
108 views

Will I lose quality when converting avi to mkv?

I have a lot of *.avi files with either 1 audio track or several. All of them are mp3 encoded. The video codec is xvid4. However, when I play these avi files I can choose between the audio tracks ...
2
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1answer
27 views

After Effects - Simple Lighting Effects

I'm currently putting together a simple lyric video like in the link below, but am missing this one piece I can't seem to fix together. On the left side you'll notice the ball of light moving up and ...
4
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2answers
70 views

Shutter slower than video FPS

I'm trying to shoot low light video on my RX100 m3 and I want to make the best of it. So it would make sense that the ideal setting (in many cases) would be to open the shutter for as long as it can ...
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1answer
204 views

Video for Windows Codec x264 and VP80

I'm looking for VfW codec to encode H264 and VP80. I already found: x264vfw And VP80vfw The 1st is bugged and lost the start and the end. The 2nd do not install on Windows 8. Why VfW ? to use ...
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1answer
74 views

Why does compressor output 960x540 when frame size is specified “up to 1280x720”?

Is there any way to produce output video at 1280x720 resolution using the "Apple Devices HD (Most Compatible)" setting in Compressor? When I specify a frame size of "up to 1280x720", the output ...
2
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0answers
51 views

After Adding a few Clips to the timeline, audio is no longer imported?

I'm using Premiere Pro CC 2014 trial to evaluate if I want to switch from Vegas Pro 2012 to the Adobe Suite. I'm editing a short video I made in Denver, CO this past summer that I shot with two ...
2
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2answers
114 views

Video Encoding - Wasting Space

I am facing a common issue that I cannot find a term to describe: I have a few low quality VHS rips that were encoded with a certain Apple ProRes codec (irrelevant in the context of this particular ...
0
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0answers
11 views

Automatically fix luminosity differences between frames [duplicate]

I created timelapse sequence in Adobe Premiere Pro. Unfortunately, source images are not consistent in luminosity (shutter speed slightly differs), which results in "flickering" of the image. Does ...
3
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2answers
3k views

How can I convert .MTS file (AVCHD) to .mp4 by ffmpeg without re-encoding H264 video stream?

Note: I posted same question to stackoverflow a short time before, when I have not found this comunity yet. I repost this since the question is more suitable to this community. 1. What I tried I ...
2
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3answers
227 views

FFmpeg MP4 to FLV too slow

I am converting .mp4 files to .flv using ffmpeg in centos. But the conversion time is extremely too slow! It takes about 1.5 hours to convert 500MB .mp4 file into .flv. I am using a linux vps with 2 ...
0
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1answer
78 views

Having trouble with an screen recording saved as AVI from Rylstim Screen Recorder

When I save the recording it produces an AVI. The AVI play perfectly on my computer. When I bring it into Premier though it gets extremely choppy. The AVI file also won't process on YouTube, I was ...
2
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1answer
149 views

How to time-remap with Twixtor in Adobe Premiere?

I have problem to understand, how Twixtor works. I want to use Twixtor plugin with my Adobe Premiere Pro. I can only change speed for whole sequence. Adobe has its own filter called "Time ...
3
votes
1answer
285 views

What is the Marketshare of the big three video editing (NLE) software packages?

Cannot find a source to see market share or change for top video editing software tools used today. The big three are: Avid Final Cut Pro Adobe Premiere Pro (after effects) I know Avid is still used ...
7
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6answers
2k views

Screen refresh rate above 100 Hz noticeable?

Is a refresh rate higher than 100 Hz still noticeable for the human eye? Tv manufacturers are still taking these refresh rates to new heights, but is there really a noticeable difference between a ...
4
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0answers
102 views

Is it possible in FFMPEG to change scale over time?

Ok, so using the overlay filter, one can change the x/y location of a video over time by using the "t" variable. For example, overlay=x='if(gte(t,2), -w+(t-2)*20, NAN)':y=0 can be used to start ...
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0answers
14 views

How to make a screen capture? [duplicate]

I intend to create a video lecture as occured in this video: Fubini's theorem As a beginner, I would like to know how to make such video? What is the software required? How to make a screen capture? ...
3
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1answer
69 views

Create a Video File or PNG Sequence of Writing Out A Word

I was wondering if there is a generator, or something out on the web where you type a word, and it would create a video file of it being written out. I want to embed the file on a site, so when you ...
1
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3answers
125 views

Create a movie file from a set of pdf files

I have a set of files from which I would like to create a movie file with a certain frame rate. I can, however, not seem to find software that is able to do this. I'm working under Ubuntu Linux. ...
1
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4answers
906 views

How can I make professional video using an iPad?

I am willing to make an educational guidance video. And since I want to make it using an iPad, what things should I keep in mind? And which specific camera app will be better over the inbuilt camera ...
0
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1answer
56 views

iMovie 11 starts with a black screen. How can we make this a white screen?

I want to make a movie that is a continuous loop. All images have white background. When I make the movie with iMovie it starts and ends with a black background image. This does not look good when ...
1
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1answer
27 views

What is the best tool to increase sound of MTS video without need to re-encoding this video?

I need just increase sound of my MTS video. But I'm very afraid to lose the quality of video because it is classical music and intonation is very important.
4
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2answers
92 views

How do I rig a Kino Flo to a gobo arm like this?

I want to know how to rig a 4-bank Kino to a gobo arm like this. I can tell they're using two arms, but I don't understand how it is attached to the first, nor do I know what mounting plate they have ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Add an image in front of video using ffmpeg

I have many videos and I need to put an image in front of them for about 5 seconds, but adding it manually and rendering it each time would take really long, so I am asking if it is possible to do so ...
2
votes
1answer
762 views

Invalid DICT array size (83::2) in After Effects

What does the error "After Effects error: invalid DICT array size (83::2)" mean? Is this a serious problem? How can I fix it?
0
votes
1answer
63 views

How to convert a .m4v video/audio file to .mp4 on Windows-7, for free

Does Windows-7 already have something that does this? Or is there a free download that does it?
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1answer
59 views

I'm trying to crop the sides of a movie which are unwanted… Online

I am trying to crop my video online, like it's done below. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
0
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1answer
102 views

Wireless IP Camera

At present I have a software solution that involves 4 analogue cameras connected to an encoder that is plugged into my router. My application then reads the rtsp feed from the ip address from this ...
4
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1answer
78 views

Advice on how to determine right camera equipment and set up for multi-sport court?

We are building a 65ft x 30ft multi-sport court with 13ft walls all around (similar to the one pictured) and we would like to know what video camera equipment would be the most appropriate in order to ...
3
votes
2answers
54 views

Audio monitoring w/ headphones through HDMI port

I'm looking at a new camera that has a mic in and audio control, but no headphones out. Is there a way to get live audio out of a camera using the HDMI port and plugging into headphones? I want to be ...
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1answer
24 views

FCP software development.

I heard that FCP (final cut pro - editing software by Apple) has stopped developing. Any editing software if not updated will become useless in short while. So FCP will not be of much help if they are ...
2
votes
1answer
186 views

Simulate parenting, (or un-parent) in after effects

I have a flat layer in AE that is parented to another flat object in 3D space (both are .ai files). The trouble is when I export to Cinema 4D Lite, the motion of the parented object is not the same ...
0
votes
1answer
121 views

Spec for GPAC's DashCast configuration?

According to DashCast, we should provide a configuration file of several entries. The document demos some options: [v1] type=video width=1280 height=720 bitrate=800000 [v2] type=video width=640 ...
2
votes
1answer
34 views

How can I update instances of a text template after changing the master template?

I've got 20 or so text items in my timeline, all using a text template called Bookmark that I created in Motion. I want to modify the text template in Motion and have the changes propagate through to ...
2
votes
1answer
243 views

Cannot capture (HDMI) output of Graphics Card with BlackMagic UltraStudio

I am trying to convert an HDMI video signal (from my computer's graphic card) to SDI using an Ultrastudio 3D from Blackmagic. I successfully converted an HDMI signal from my Canon 5D camera, but it ...
2
votes
1answer
191 views

How to use mouse drag gesture to position & size a still image in Premiere Pro CS6

I would like to be able to position a still image using the mouse/pointer directly on the image, to be able to drag the whole image around or resize it by dragging one of its corners or sides. I'm ...
3
votes
0answers
179 views

How do I correctly use an ACES workflow with CinemaDNG footage in Davinci Resolve?

I'm just now discovering ACES with Resolve version 11. I can get Sony S-Log2 footage to look good, but I'm having trouble with CinemaDNG from my 2.5kBMCC. I've seen this tutorial on how to do it, but ...
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2answers
57 views

How to make a vehicle number visible?

Due to all the lights in the video the vehicle number is not visible. The video was captured by a CCTV camera. In the video the car comes close enough to be able to read the vehicle number if it were ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

FFMPEG convert video with multiple audio streams?

Ok so I have a video made from dxtory. The video is using dxtory video codec and unknown audio codec. When I pop the file into avimux, I can clearly see two audio tracks/sources. I have successfully ...
3
votes
1answer
328 views

Differences Tamron f/2.8 28-75 / 24-70

I'd like to buy one of those two lenses for filming with a EOS 600D: Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD I am aware of the following ...
4
votes
2answers
829 views

Premiere Pro doesn't play AC3 audio stream from .MTS file

I have video clips from two cameras. They were recorded in AVCHD, which I've imported as .MTS in Adobe Premiere Pro. The clips taken from one camera works fine. The others don't play audio. I've ...
2
votes
1answer
35 views

Making lenses (water and dust) splashproof?

Some lenses are build splashproof, while others aren't. What is the least expensive method to make a lens splashproof which is not splashproof?
1
vote
1answer
343 views

Premiere Pro sequence adds black stripes on both sides of the video

I'm trying to edit a footage video with Premiere Pro CS6. The raw file is 1920x1080 HD shot with a wide lens camera. So I created a new project in Premiere Pro and I made a custom sequence using ...
1
vote
2answers
72 views

Name of the software used for the given animation

Which software has been used to produce the Wildebeest animated short by Bird Box Studio? It can be seen here.
1
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1answer
41 views

Little skip in webm videos joined with mkvmerge

I've donwloaded some youtube videos that I want to join. I joined them with mkvmerge, but in the joined video, there are ~5 seconds skips (in VLC the second counter stops and then jumps 5 seconds) at ...
1
vote
1answer
192 views

After Effects - Element 3D: Text arranged in a circle/ring form

I needed to dispose/arranged (sorry for my bad english) a letters extruded with Element 3D plug-in in After Effects Like in this fast example: http://gyazo.com/64767e7c198b8763ac9225eda1b788ad I'm ...

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