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What is the best arrangement of lights to create a warm atmosphere in a small room?

This is a scheme of my room for a Soreal short movie: I'm wonder about lights. The atmosphere is warm, soft, without shadows. So what do you advice me to use as my light source and where to put ...
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What software is available for recording in 1/60 FPS?

I am recording my computer screen which updates once a minute. I want to record for around 8-12 hours uninterrupted, and I would prefer not to compress the video because the details are very fine ...
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Read audio Markers/Regions in Premiere?

Premiere CC 2014 is unable to read marker (BWF) data in a wave file. I'm migrating from Vegas Pro, and this program is able to read markers from the start. Vegas Pro: Premiere Pro: Is there a ...
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What are ways to show phone conversations?

Suppose you have person A in one room, placing a phone call to person B in another room. How would you show the resulting phone conversation? I can think of two ways: One is to split the screen, so ...
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Avconv rotating mpeg4 - video loses quality

I'm a newbie in video editing on linux and am trying to rotate a video I took with my phone using AVCONV on an Ubuntu 12.04 machine. It all seems to go honky dory except the output is losing quality. ...
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How to specify CRF quality settings for different encoding software

Is there a way of specifying a quality setting for h.264 that is not software dependant? I'm trying to help a colleague create a specification for outside contractors when they deliver video to us ...
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When do you use the Easy Setup in FCP 7

Im a bit confused as to when to use the easy setup option in FCP 7. Do I always set it up before i set the scratch disk? Is it only to be used when im logging or outputting tape footage or should it ...
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Merging mp4 video stream with subtitles for use in creating DVD

Suppose I have two files called foo.mp4 and foo.srt. The mp4 file doesn't have subtitles, and I want to add subtitles from the foo.srt file. The utility mencoder is frequently recommended in this ...
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I have a TS file. How do I render it?

(I decided to post this here because it doesn't fit very well into the Gaming category, but it is a gaming question.) I had the idea to try streaming video to Twitch one on computer and to record it ...
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Changing playback speed by changing frame rate

My camera does simple time-lapse but it makes the videos in a 20fps format. I just want to change it to 30fps and yes I want to make the video play faster as a result. I do not want to only change the ...
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How to start a freelance editing company?

I am 17 and I want to start a freelance video editing company, using Motion and Final Cut Pro X. Only problem is, I have no idea how to go about starting it. Where are some good places to begin?
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Premiere vs Vegas performance in i7 CPU?

Excluding other computer components, which timeline editor is better optimized for timeline editing for Intel i7 CPU (4790k) in Windows 8.1 64 bit? Note: Timeline editing is important (Not render ...
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How would I remove a specific pattern (say, every n-n+59th frame) of frames from a lengthy video file?

I have large video files of screen recordings which I created with Camtasia Recorder. The content I am recording only updates once per minute (1/60 fps), however Camtasia appears to require at least 1 ...
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Is Intel HD5000 better than 512MB ATI AMD Radeon HD 7660G + 7670M Dual Graphics + 1024MB ATI AMD Radeon HD 7670M? [on hold]

I have a laptop and I installed a program called "speccy", to see my "specs". I need it to see if I can play a game with my laptop. But I don't know if the graphic card is better than the minimum ...
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How to make direct to home dvd movie? [on hold]

I want to make direct to home dvd movies?How am i gonna do that ? How much is it gonna cost roughly ?What are the softwares am i gonna need ? How am i gonna distribute those movies ?
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How do you start a film making company? [on hold]

What are the things I should focus on to start a film making company?
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Animating between mask paths in After Effects

This is a continuation of a previous question where I asked how to animate a waving flag drawn in Illustrator. I received a really useful answer from @poor and I've followed it as closely as I could ...
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What types of cables support closed captioning?

For example, I know that HDMI cables explicitly do not send a CC signal to the TV, even if the source and TV both support it. I assume that coax cable does support it since I can use a digital ...
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How to improve sense of timing in motion graphics

I would simply ask a way to get a better "sense of timing" in motion graphics... It's not about a software specific question: do you know a good online course that teaches motion graphics ...
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Which will be the best free VFX software for absolute beginner?

I am absolutely new to VFX designing and I have tried my hands on Blender, which I find quite useful. I tried After Effects, but couldn't do anything due to its complexity. I want to know about a ...
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Stream Screen from one machine and webcam from another

I want to start doing some Twitch.tv streaming, but don't have a webcam. I have a gaming PC desktop and an OSX laptop with eyesight webcam built in. I was wondering if it is possible to stream the ...
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Cross-dissolve in real time between end and start point of looping clip

I'm trying to achieve the following: I have a short movie clip that I want to loop for an indefinite amount of time. However, as of now, it doesn't particularly good every time the clip starts over ...
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Is it possible to merge two or more videos in real-time like this?

Is it possible to play video online that's made of two or more video files? Here's what I mean. My site is hosted on Linux/Apache/PHP server. I have video files in FLV/F4V format. I can also convert ...
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How to copy current timecode to clipboard in Final Cut Pro 7?

Is there a quick way to copy the current timecode position of the timeline cursor to the clipboard in FCP 7?
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Merge two transparent webm videos with ffpeg

I'm trying to merge two transparent webm videos together while keeping their transparency using ffmpeg Main video: https://s3.amazonaws.com/medlike/logo.webm Overlay video: ...
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Recording Screens From Multiple Perspectives With Voices and Computer Audio

Me and my friends are doing a video cast and we're recording our screens in addition to Skype audio. The problem is recording Skype separately from other system audio. This is so we can switch ...
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using -force_key_frames in ffmpeg with libx265

I'm trying encode a video stream using HEVC with ffmpeg and create a MPEG-TS file. I need to be able to insert IDR frames to certain locations in the stream. I came across the flag -force_key_frames ...
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Variable Bitrates for Streaming?

I'm building presets for our users to convert the videos into an appropriate format for our online video repository. Since it's been awhile since I've built something like this from scratch, I've been ...
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Fair use of short clips from movie that I bought

I bought movie(s) from ITunes, and I would like to share short clips from the movies to my friends on Facebook/Line, and maybe publicly on Twitter. How do I know whether my short clips usage falls ...
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Burn ASS subtitle onto MKV without any quality loss

I want to burn embedded ASS subtitle onto MKV, but I'm completely clueless when it comes to video converting. I want to keep the same quality, file size and everything else but the subtitle hardcoded. ...
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How can I record video clips on intervals automatically?

Does anyone know of a way to record video clips of a set duration on a set interval? I am wanting to record a 1 minute video every 15 minutes automatically. I am using a Sony HDR-HC9 camcorder. So ...
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Even though Apple Motion is used with FCP could I still use it with iMovie?

I don't want to get FCP just yet but I still want effects from motion.
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1answer
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Is it possible to raise H.264's QP without fully re-encoding the video?

Is it possible to lower the H.264 video quality and bitrate without fully decoding and encoding it? Are there H.264-specific algoritmhs that can create a video with higher QP based on encoded video ...
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Premiere Custom Dip To Black Transition

I would like to use a simple transition throughout a project in a large number of places. The default Dip to Black transition gets me almost there, with one missing feature - there appears to be no ...
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Acceptable to adjust colour levels dynamically

I am using Premiere Pro CS6 to produce a short film and have some questions about the levels video effect. Is it generally considered good practice to make adjustments to the RGB levels throughout a ...
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repeat crossfade in a sequence of images

I am trying to animate a series of drawings. I have 10 drawings of 10 states of an object and I would like to have a crossfade between each states and this repeated for about 2 min back and forth. I ...
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Equipment for documenting an adventure journey

I will be traveling to India in a few weeks and I want to document the journey. Now I'm looking for the right equipment. There are two constraints: First, the amount of work I want to put into ...
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How would I wirelessly broadcast a Coax signal?

I have four cameras (360x240), all with a Coax/BNC output. Currently, they're all wired to a common (and badly-placed) point. What I would like to do is add a wireless COAX transmitter connected to ...
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How to burn timestamp onto video?

I want to burn timestamp from the video meta data on to the video. I'm having great difficulty in finding a good tool that does that. Is there a video editing tool out there that allows timestamp ...
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Audio noise reduction: how does audacity compare to other options?

Audacity's noise reduction filter is pretty good. Before I use it, though, I want to know if I'm missing out on any fundamentally different approaches that may work better. I have some recordings of ...
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Setting timecode in Premiere Pro by using file creation date of clips

I have filmed a small rock concert with 4 cameras. One of the cameras was filming short sequences (about 3 mins Clips), then paused for a few minutes and than resumed. Now it is quite a lot of work ...
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ffmpeg drawtext clipping to a bounding box

I'm trying to create a transparent box with some text in it and then overlay that onto a (bigger) existing video. I know I can do the text directly over the video, but I need the text bounded inside ...
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Why does digital cinema focus on prime lenses?

Why do digital cinema cameras, e.g., BlackMagic, Canon C series, etc. focus on using prime lenses over zoom lenses? Bear in mind that by "zoom lenses" I am referring to lenses with variable focal ...
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Automatic Motion Detection in existing GoPro video files

I have quite some hours of footage stored on disc. It's all static video of a bird's nest. Is anybody aware of an application that makes it easy to automatically scan these files and to jump ahead to ...
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Marshall Video Cameras and BMD ATEM

I've been looking at some of the Marshall Video gear to be used with my BlackMagic ATEM TV Studio. I'm wondering if anyone else has used any of these? Specifically the CV550-CS/B ...
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How to convert 25p to ntsc dvd?

I need to build a ntsc dvd from a 25p movie. I've read about different solutions: Using twixtor to get ntsc framerate Using DGPulldown to flag it up to 29.97fps What is the most professional way ...
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How Can I Trim A CDNG

I have lots of CDNG files. I need to trim away most of the frames, leaving a small portion of each CDNG to use in edit/grading. Is there any app that will allow me to trim a CDNG without transcoding? ...
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16 views

How do I make titles look like they are in the room as an object?

I want the titles to look like they are actually there moving with other objects in the room
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47 views

Waving flag in After Effects from vector

Could anyone provide some insight on how to go about animating a vector flag (such as the one pictured below) to wave in the wind. Simultaneously, how could also animate what's "printed" on the flag ...
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How to downsample 4k to 1080p using ffmpeg while maintaining the quality?

I have some 4K 3840x2160 footage in MP4 format that I need to bring down to 1080p. I tried running ffmpeg -i orig.mp4 -vf scale=1920:1080 smaller.mp4 but the result is very poor quality, with ...

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