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Blackmagic Hyperdeck Recorder?

I'm running an event next weekend and I'm in crunch time with planning. I've done dozens of these events but this is the first time I'm travelling so far to do it and with the clients equipment. I was ...
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Small profile camera for recording a lecture (from a student's seat)

I would like to videotape my professors' lectures much like others record the audio from the lectures. Of course I don't want to be a nuisance for my other classmates, so I'm wondering what my best ...
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189 views

Using GoPro Studio to edit non-GoPro videos

I'm trying to use GoPro Studio to create a video that includes GoPro video as well as HD video from an iPhone. GoPro Studio was not able to deal with the .MOV file from the iPhone (the audio was ...
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69 views

Setup for including commentators in live stream (including monitoring)

I'm currently planning a live stream setup which has to include two commentators. This is a bit of a make shift / low budget production. Our setup will be Panasonic Mixer with 4 SD Inputs to pre-mix ...
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306 views

Stream a dynamic playlist to a RTMP server

My goal is to stream a dynamic playlist of video to Twitch. The problem is while I stream a file, I don't know which will be the next until the end of the current one. My playlist is a very simple ...
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58 views

How to Record a Dark scene without any Noise?

I am using Nikon D3200, I am trying to shoot a dark scene. The scene is so dark and there is minimal amount of light. I am shooting in manual mode and these are my settings. ISO 200, f/5.2, Shutter ...
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53 views

Resolution for webcam for recording lectures when writing on paper?

I've used a document camera for capturing handwritten lectures. To be more specific I solve exercises for my students by writing on a blank sheet of paper while explaining. So far I've been using an ...
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188 views

Is it right time to buy 4K video camera?

I want to casual shooting (family, travels etc.), but I do not want to sacrifice the quality. Should I buy a camera equipped with 4K shooting? Is it the right time to buy a 4K camera or should I buy ...
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35 views

video lighting output levels

I am a long time still photographer beginning to work in video. I understand lighting pretty well, but what i am having trouble getting a hold of is the output level (wattage?) I will need for ...
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69 views

Does youtube store different video files for different bit rate?

First of all, is the technique called "resampling" ? Does youtube make live resampling for every user ? Isn't it too cpu costly ? So far what i know about codecs is that it has to go through many ...
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47 views

If an image under a CC-SA license gets used in video - must video be CC-SA?

I want to use an image under CC-ShareAlike in my video. The image has not been changed, however I have applied a slight zoom & pan motion to the image in the video. The video contains other images ...
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How can I ensure the white balance is correct?

I've read in several places that when shooting a video, white balance should be set manually (just like nearly every other parameter) on a DSLR which doesn't record videos in a raw format. While an ...
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29 views

Easiest way to narrate video with freeze frames etc.?

I currently have a bit of experience with Premiere Pro and Windows Movie Maker. What I'm looking for is a way to basically narrate a video in real time and pause it (hold the frame) whenever I want ...
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1answer
18 views

Microsoft Movie Maker Not Centering Video on Preview Screen

I have a 2 hour deadline and I'm literally having a mental break down over this piece of crap software. First of all, it doesn't process MOV files. Why make a video editing software at all? Now ...
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Why don't phones correct vertical filming?

Many people get really mad at filmers suffering from the Vertical Video Syndrome and I find it hard to disagree. Phone-shot videos filmed vertically are really annoying to watch. But there's one ...
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35 views

How do I author a playable DVD from an MKV file containing MPEG2 video, audio, subtitle and chapter streams?

I'm using MakeMKV to back up my DVD library to MKV files without re-encoding the video or audio streams (since space is cheap, and quality is top priority.) I'd like to know if there's a tool ...
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2answers
183 views

.mov file choppy when played back in premiere pro cc

I made a screen recording using quicktime, but when I import the video into premier pro cc, the playback is choppy. In on part of the video I have an object that fades in, when this is viewed in ...
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1answer
184 views

How to reverse these keyframes in Adobe After Effects?

I'm actually new to learning the use of After effects but there's a mistake that I did about the keyframes, I should have placed the last keyframe to the first one which I would like to reverse these ...
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1answer
687 views

10 bit 422 vs 8 bit 420

I have been looking around for commentary on this, but have not been successful. So, I hope you folks can point me in the right direction. Hopefully, this is the right forum for this kind of ...
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1answer
67 views

Are mp4 bit rates the same as Flash bytes per frame?

I'm converting Flash movies to Mp4 (and webm) and having to learn lots about web video. The process starts with MOVs exported from Flash. For example, I have a MOV of 640px x 290px, 1m 58s, 2843 ...
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What are some tips on taking great videos with the iPhone 5s? [duplicate]

I've been taking photos for several years now, moving up from a point-and-shoot to a Sony NEX-5R and an iPhone 5s. I would like to branch out into making videos, but my photography skills exceed my ...
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77 views

How can I record audio & video synced with another audio file?

I want to record a drum cover. I have three input sources: a camera, the output of my electronic drum kit (computer registers it as a microphone), and an existing audio file (the song). I want to ...
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138 views

Does version control have a part in the video production workflow?

I'm a software developer and I'm also interested in photography (for four years) and video production (for a few months only). ■ In software development, there is an important rule every developer ...
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1answer
40 views

Best way to increase the display size of a web video

I have a H.264 (ex-MOV, ex-Flash) video of 550px x 250 px. In the HTML player (videojs), I can easily set its size to 640px x 290px and it still looks OK (only a 16.363636% increase in display size). ...
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2answers
332 views

What is the maximum amount of memory Adobe Premiere Pro can efficiently utilize?

From my experience with programming I know that just throwing more memory against even a well paralized program will not speed it up after a certain limit due to various practical limitations (tasks ...
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0answers
125 views

How can I mix a video in Full HD (1920 x 1080) with a vid in HD (1280 x 720)

I'm trying to export a video of Premiere CS6 and I am having some problems... My two cameras record in different size, and when I'm working with the clips on the program, everything looks great and ...
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1answer
71 views

Mp4 Video Container and the Codecs use with it

I have started to learn about mp4 file format, and I just learned that mp4 is nothing but just a container that defines the structure of the video file, and that it has different codes inside it for ...
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1answer
67 views

Ripped DVD Video Playback Stutters, original DVD does not

I have a DVD of home video made from a VHS that I'm trying to rip so I can post it to YouTube. I've ripped a couple of videos using both Mac DVDRipper Pro and Handbrake to compare the output after I ...
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1answer
47 views

Looking for a specific transition for Adobe Premiere

Is it possible (and if yes, how) to create a transition using either Adobe Premiere or After Effects (and maybe import to Premiere then?) which zooms out of the first video displaying multiple videos ...
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1answer
42 views

How can I make the best quality SD DVD's

I create a lot of DVD image slideshows for people using basic programs like Windows live movie maker. The images used to create the video are very high resolution to begin with but when the DVD is ...
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1answer
90 views

Free software for annotations (circles, arrows, etc.) in screen capture videos

I have recorded some technical tutorial videos through screen capture. At certain points in these videos, I want to highlight buttons, text, etc. by circling them or putting arrows. An example effect ...
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1answer
224 views

GoPro Hero 3+ Microphone Mounting

I own a GoPro Hero 3+ video camera which requires the following adapter to use an external microphone: http://shop.gopro.com/accessories/3.5mm-mic-adapter/AMCCC-301.html This makes mounting the ...
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Old Camcorder needs Repair

I have a Canon H680 Hi8 camcorder that fell off a shelf many years ago and hasn't been used since. Now I want to use its optics in a low-budget live video system for my church. Basically, I'm ...
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1answer
29 views

Does the project resolution affect the quality of a chromakey?

In FCPX: If I have 1080p footage in a 720p project, will the keyer effect (chromakey) lose quality? To ask the question a different way: Should I have a project with the same dimensions/resolution as ...
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3answers
40 views

Distorting video with live sound

I am starting an art project that requires to create a program (running on my computer) that can be able to distort the image of the video projected according to the sound/noise that a mic captures ...
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1answer
26 views

Corrupt images, when capturing from multiple cameras using the V4L2 API

I would like to grab images from multiple cameras under linux. I followed this presentation used the code and enhanced it for my purpose. It works very well for 1 camera. Once I begin to grab images ...
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3answers
432 views

scale an image inside a mask

Pretty new to after effects. I was wondering if anyone could tell me how to scale an image contained inside a mask. Similar to photoshop. In Photoshop you create a mask and if you want to scale the ...
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2answers
99 views

Console Audio and Commentary Capture - Is it possible to capture both?

I've been scouring google to see if it's possible to record gameplay audio for consoles as well as live commentary from a microphone or headset. Most of what I come across, from either forums or ...
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165 views

ffmpeg re-encode libx264 without quailty loss?

According to the documentation for libx264 (h264) encoding, we can use a preset of veryfast, faster, fast, medium, slow, etc. https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/Encode/H.264 ...for constant quality ...
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91 views

gource and ffmpeg reduce video size

I try to create video with gource. I succeed with the following command line: gource $LOG_FILE --log-format custom --stop-at-end --caption-file ${FILENAME}_captions.log --caption-duration 3 --title ...
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Does the screen resolution override the source resolution?

I'm trying to figure out what is more important - the screen resolution or the source resolution? OK, so a Full HD 1080p file might be able to be played on a small HTC One mini screen, but due the ...
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1answer
54 views

Final Cut Pro- Reopen Library and Entire Timeline is Gone!

I was working with a library, arranged all my clips, audio, etc. and had a great 6 minute long video ready to go. When I closed the library, I shut my computer off. After I rebooted, I went to reopen ...
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2answers
210 views

Are the properties (bitrate, fps) of my h.264 video OK for the web?

I'm converting a Flash vector animation to an mp4 video for the web. After trying and failing with Swiffy, it's the only way I have of preserving the work "for posterity", once Flash is gone. When ...
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2answers
42 views

Using a Flash to Light Video

I have a Nikon D3100. It has a built in flash. Can I use it as a light when filming videos?
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74 views

Optimizing MPEG2 Encoder in Adobe Media Encoder

We're looking at using MPEG2 as an alternative to ProRes 422 for delivery & archiving. There are many options in there which are beyond my knowledge; I would like to understand them and maybe get ...
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0answers
171 views

Cyberlink Power Director 12 Animated Gif Watermark

How do I add an Animated Gif watermark to my videos in Power Director? I have created an animated gif that I would like to use in the corner of all of my videos in Power Director, however when using ...
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0answers
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Split video without re-encoding [duplicate]

I have a .MOV video (around 500 MB), that I wish to split into two parts : 00:00:00.000 to 00:02:10.000 00:02:10.000 to 00:03:23.000 but without re-encoding the video. One name that was often ...
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Can I use brand names in my short film? [duplicate]

Okay, there are two brands I want to use in my short film project: First one is Ford Focus. The car will be shown explicitly but I can cover the logo with something. Is it okay to film your own car ...
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1answer
444 views

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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1answer
25 views

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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