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What equipment should I get for starting out making professional quality films?

I want to start two short film projects but I don't know what equipment I need to get a good professional quality result. I've been saving some money so I hope budget is not a problem. Also, what's ...
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3answers
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Can I use the videos marked as “youtube standard license” for a non profit video?

I'm creating a video for my institution. It's a scientific institution, so I suppose that the video can be considered no-profit (we don't make it to sell our products but to show our scientific ...
2
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1answer
7 views

After Effects - Audio Spectrum with Circles

I have a music video I'd like to make with 4 quarter-circles at each of the four corners of the screen. I would like them all to to "pop out" together (in sync) along with the music, without any audio ...
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1answer
15 views

adobe premiere cc / picture in picture / editing video shape by its corners removed?

I remember old times when I could just put a video on a layer and drag each corner individually to shape it as I want but it seems in premiere cc this easy to use feature is removed or replaced with ...
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1answer
14 views

Windows Tool for Extracting enhanced images from video

I am looking for a Windows tool for extracting photos from videos, taking advantage of similarity between subsequent frames to enhance the captured still images. There used to be a product for this, ...
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1answer
6 views

Who should buy a Weighted Gimbal Stabilizer

Who can make the best use of a weighted gimbal stabilizer such as a Glidecam HD2000? What are the pros and cons of using one?
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53 views

Recovering severely underexposed video

I need to recover some badly underexposed video. The video is virtually black with no detail at the moment. I don't need it to be perfect but I would like some ideas on a process I could follow to ...
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1answer
14 views

Monetizing YouTube Channel with Videos Containing CC-Licensed Content

I have a YouTube channel that I eventually hope to earn ad revenue from, however some of my videos use CC BY-NC licensed content. I realize monetizing those particular videos is off the table ...
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0answers
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timelapse avi video shows frames not timecode

I have to splice together some timelapse files from a new Brinno HD camera and add a title. Pretty simple. The Brinno cameras automatically produce AVI files. When I import the files into PremierePro, ...
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1answer
44 views

Combine multiple videos as separate streams in one mkv file

So I have multiple videos of the same scenery from different angles. These are stored as separate files. Can I combine these as multiple video streams within one file? For example I know this is ...
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2answers
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Is GoPro “Cam_Raw” a true RAW image format?

I've seen this post about what exactly "RAW" is. My question is about the GoPro Hero 4, which comes with the Protune option for "advanced controls". Is their "Camera_Raw" format a true RAW image ...
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1answer
53 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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0answers
11 views

Telex and Mumble

I am trying to make a Telex MP 2002 interact with a Mumble client for a homegrown production intercom. However, when everything is hooked up, whenever something plays on the computer, it is instantly ...
0
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1answer
10 views

How to force Adobe Media Encoder to use 100% CPU and memory?

On my machine, Adobe Media Encoder is very slow. It takes 12 hours to render 4 minutes of 1080p video for YouTube (the video is based on Adobe After Effects project with an original MOV file and four ...
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5answers
2k views

Graphic music visualizer without after effects?

I would like to make a YouTube video that has a music visualizer on it, (like in Monstercat videos), but I don't want to have to pay for After Effects. Is there a free way to do it? I know I can get ...
2
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1answer
70 views

How to deal with Youtube making videos 'pinkish'?

Often my videos that i upload to Youtube turn 'pinkish' when played there. And unfortunately Youtube allows to adjust Yellow-Blue ratio, but doesn't allow one to play with any other colour after ...
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1answer
8 views

Cinema 4D Objects Turn Black

I saved my file, and later on it crashes. So, I re-opened the file on C4D and my objects turned black. I looked at a post that had a similar question but it didn't seem to help me. Any ideas? I'm ...
2
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1answer
17 views

Adding a sport watch timer

I'm looking for a way to display a timer to measure things happening during the movie, a swimming event for example. Can I add a timer that will start once the race is started and displaying in ...
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0answers
7 views

Camtasia Studio Audio And Video Are Not Syncronized [on hold]

I am using Camtasia Studio for video editing for YouTube, but when I edit a video and play it from the middle of the timeline, the audio starts from a specific point. I tried to restart the ...
0
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1answer
495 views

How can I change the movie format from .MOV to .AVI in canon 650D

I have Canon 650 D which I use for Video Shoots mostly,my question is: How Can I change the video format inside camera setting? is there any possibility to do that ? the reason because my Video ...
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1answer
26 views

Bulk cutting and compression

I am looking for a piece(s) of software that can cut bulk videos into pieces and compress them. So say I have 10 videos each 20 min, I would like to make a setting 5 min and the output would be 1 ...
1
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3answers
2k views

Adobe Premiere Pro CC - Crop a video and export at the exact cropped size

I have a video that has 4 up-down-left-right black borders of different sizes. I want to get rid of these black borders so the exported file has teh exact size of the cropped area. To start doing ...
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1answer
11 views

How do I record video for more than 30 minutes at a time with a Canon A1400 PowerShot?

I'm planning to send a Canon A1400 PowerShot to the edge of space with a weather balloon (we will figure out how to keep the temperature in our payload box suitable, so that is not a pertinent issue ...
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2answers
2k 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 ...
0
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1answer
22 views

What are some alternatives to Pro Presenter 5? [on hold]

I'm looking for something like pro presenter 5 to play back video from. I'd like to be able to edit titles on lower 3rds on the fly and then be able to play video in the best quality possible. I'd ...
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2answers
29 views

Using smartphone sensors to stabilise DSLR video in post

So I had an idea. Almost everyone has smartphone equipped with gyroscope and accelerometer. It wouldn't seem too far fetched to me to strap this smartphone to DSLR and have some app record data from ...
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1answer
16 views

Time code audio tracks in NLE?

How do you generate audio time code (LTC) tracks, if your platform doesn't offer them natively? Some editing platforms can generate auxiliary LTC tracks, but many don't. Audible time code may not be ...
0
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1answer
23 views

Anyone with Mac Pro, please help for CPU advice

I'm about to buy a Mac Pro, possibly an iMac instead, in a few days for extensive 3D and video work. I was able to try an online CPU stress test which renders complex video frames on the iMac but I ...
0
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1answer
38 views

component to vga cable not giving video

I bought these composite to vga cables to go from the YPbPr ports on these dvd players to a "standard" lcd monitor's vga port. Unfortunately, they don't work. The best results I can get are green ...
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0answers
18 views

What software can be used for pre-visualizing video presentation environments?

D3 Technologies offers both a previz and a playout platform for video presentations. I'm interested only in the software part, for pre-visualization of complex, multi-screen presentations. Using ...
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0answers
11 views

struggling with .mp4 videos in Chrome

I'm working with video backgrounds in a wordpress template. The background works well in all browsers except chrome. The problem is the the .mp4 file, I'm required to put into wordpress is just ...
4
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1answer
251 views

How to make sense of video file formats?

In digital video, there are all these different kinds of files: m4v, mov, mkv, mts, mp4, mpeg, and a host of others, and I can't seem to find a clear answer as to what each is good for. (By contrast, ...
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1answer
15 views

How to work with R3D and RMD files? FFMPEG?

I am getting collections of files of the types A0123-random-name.RMD A0123-random-name.R3D Googling tells me R3D is a raw RED file and RMD is Red Meta Data - data about the processing to be ...
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1answer
16 views

Display Contents Outside of Composition Boundary?

I have an icon I'm animating within it's own composition. I want the comp size to be comparable to the final size of the icon, so when I lay it down in other projects, I have a good understanding of ...
0
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1answer
22 views

Video editing with text to speech

I am trying to do some screen recordings and uploading them to YouTube. I have a terrible voice and frankly I cannot maintain a stream of speech meaning the the end product will end up being bad. I ...
1
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1answer
12 views

Shapes overlapped in pre-comp, transparent fade in visibility

I have two white shapes that overlap on a purple background, which are in a pre-comp. One in animated (an arm) and the other is not (the rest of the body). When I fade the pre-comp in, from 0 to 100 ...
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2answers
23 views

how can I flip from camera to screen recording

I just get my new canon 70d camera. I want to use it for recording online tutorial and publish it in YouTube. how can I flip from camera to screen recording and vise verse while recording? are there ...
1
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1answer
23 views

what should be the minimum write speed of microSD for 30fps 4K, 60 fps 1080p or 100fps 720p etc?

I am planning to buy GoPro 4 silver edition. Since they do not come with a microSD I need to choose one. BH video recommends the below one which has 50Mb/s writing speed and costs75$. ...
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1answer
17 views

How to make the smoke become a mask layer?

Im a beginner in video editing industry, so I got one main question and few sub questions based on this video: Main question - The intro title cover by smoke effect, when the smoke effect pass by ...
0
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1answer
19 views

Split video into equal duration segments

I am currently using ffmpeg to split videos into 10 seconds segments. I have taken two approaches but neither seems to yield the desired results. Approach number one is using basic cutting with the -t ...
2
votes
3answers
114 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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2answers
261 views

After Effects Ratio Error When Using Puppet Tool

After Effects is continuously giving the following error when I try to use the Puppet tool: After Effects error: zero denominator in ratio addition. (17::16) Any idea what could be happening or how ...
2
votes
2answers
40 views

How do I change the audio on a H.264 MP4 without re-rendering the file?

Is there any way to swap out the audio track on a rendered H.264 MPEG-4 without having to re-render the entire video project? Can this be done with Premiere, MPEG Streamclip, ffmpeg, or some other ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Looking for a name of a flickering problem

i'm looking for a name of a certain video problem/artifact. it might be a child of the "rolling shutter" class, but something in my brain says there is a dedicated name for it. how the create the ...
0
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2answers
158 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": ...
1
vote
2answers
27 views

Key out everything but one color?

Ok I know this might be very basic for many of you, but I couldn't quite figure out how to do this ... So, in case I want something like a reverse color keying where everything except one particular ...
2
votes
1answer
32 views

How to capture / upload videos at scheduled times

Let's say there is a conference and there are several hour-long talks by speakers. Is there a way to setup a stationary camera that will Record specific talks (say the talks that start at 8:00a, ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

How do I make the DoTA 2 map work in Source Filmmaker?

Full Question: How do I use the DoTA 2 map in Source Filmmaker? Every time I load it up, it crashes. I've been trying to use the DoTA 2 map in Source Filmmaker, but every time I try to load it, the ...
1
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1answer
64 views

can't import AVI type 1 to premiere CS6

Bs''d Hi! I used to work with premiere pro CS4.1 now I'm working with CS6, I moved to project folder to my new computer, but when open it I get an error "damaged or un-supported file" The AVI ...
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2answers
52 views

Why is MP4 black background gray in Internet Explorer 11?

Internet Explorer never ceases to surprise. I exported a Flash movie with a black background to MOV, and converted the MOV to mp4 (H.264). In Quicktime player, the background of the MOV and mp4 are ...

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