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Simply put, to make a full length movie requires a lot of man hours and generally a decent budget. It becomes more cost effective to get real animation software when dealing with a full length film than trying to struggle through with something like Blender. Don't get me wrong, Blender is great for what it is as a free product, but, at least as of the last ...
Wonderful ffmpeg command line utility is the solution. Just check their documentation, but something like the following will probably work for your case: ffmpeg -i video.mts video%05d.png This will take your video, and create video00001.png, video00002.png... files in the same folder. You can find a lot of guides for ffmpeg, or ask here for a specific ...
If the overlay has transparency, you could use an Add strip instead. Then keyframe the Multiply setting for it going from 0.0 (invisible) to 1.0 (fully visible).
There actually are two films that I am aware of. One is 'Naught 5' and Plumiferos. You can easily Google to see the production websites.
To ensure you get 'pure' transparency, you'll have to ensure the transparent world is used, instead of your (coloured) sky. When using Blender Internal, make sure you have in the Render settings, under Shading panel Alpha set to Transparent When using Cycles renderer, make sure you have in the Render settings, under Film panel the Transparency box ...
Answers I. a learning problem and reference-request. Please, see very good examples here. The code can also become useful here. Good tutorial video here. Main docs here. II. I am using DVO -layout where many keys such as " and ' are broken -- and many hotkeys are broken (things are apparently hard-coded to QWE -layout). ...
Some novel ideas physical: better CPUs, more RAM crowdsourcing: render farms & distributed rendering like here knowledge & experience: elegant simple shortcuts -- keep things simple: no smoke or fluid etc CPU-expensive stuff Perhaps Related, found after some googling but not sure ...
You could try: Turning off ray tracing Lowering the resolution Turning off soft shadows unless needed In Blender, use the Simplify option These and others are covered in this blenderguru article
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