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First off, if you have audio with your video (that you want to replace with your high-quality audio recording), then step #1 is to nudge the Zoom audio track to line up the impulse of the clap with the corresponding impulse of the scratch audio from the video file. To do that, you need to change the Timecode Display Format to Audio Samples. Once you do ...


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Do you realize people go through years of academical studies or expensive courses at private universities to learn all that? It's certainly not something you're going to master by watching a few Youtube videos ... If you want to seriously get into film making, I would suggest you take a course. Not necessarily a full blown film studies degree, but you could ...


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According to Adobe, it's a bug. Until Adobe fixes this bug with an update, the workaround is to switch off GPU acceleration in Project Settings.


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There could be any number of factors as to why people quit watching a video, but if you want to entice them to stick around, there are a few tricks. Yes, "content is king," but CONTEXT is arguably queen— and let's be honest, who really rules the castle? That is to say— even if your content is great, if you aren't getting it to the right audience, it won't ...


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First, I have never seen anyone use one of those goggles; if you ask me, that's utter nonsense, but go ahead and do your own research. Or just try them, 18 $ is not that much, and you can always return them if you order from Amazon (even though that's not ecologically responsible) ... There are a couple of problems related to staring at a monitor for a ...


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Sooner or later you have to look at your video and make choices. A term of the art is to "create video selects". And the organizational technique used in Premiere Pro is called a "stacked timeline" or a "pancake timeline"(with more details explained here). But to ease into these (and answer your question)... You absolutely need to go through your footage ...


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For video editing the Hollywood standard is AVID, however smaller production houses and indie filmmakers tend to use Adobe Premiere. The nice thing about Premiere, in your case, is that it dynamic links with After Effects where you can do motion graphics, composting and basic visual effects such as green screen removal among other things. To explain these ...


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Method 1 First, with the Premiere project closed, move the original files that you're editing with to a new folder or other location. Open your project and it will warn you of missing files. Click the Relink others automatically checkbox and then hit Locate. Navigate to the folder with the new graded footage, find the first clip and press Ok. It will then ...


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If the only difference is bitrate, then any container which accepts variable bitrate streams, will fulfill your requirement e.g. MP4, MKV..etc Step 1 is to encode your segments, ideally using the same encoder, to different bitrates with all other parameters being the same e.g. via ffmpeg, ffmpeg -ss 0 -t 5 -i input.mp4 -b:v 1000k seg1.mp4 ffmpeg -ss 5 -t ...


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If you feel comfortable with learning from good Youtube resources, here's some channels that have tons of material to answer your questions: https://www.youtube.com/user/filmriot https://www.youtube.com/user/everyframeapainting https://www.youtube.com/user/D4Darious https://www.youtube.com/user/DSLRguide (even better: His Blog http://dslrguide.tv/blog/)


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I had the same issue on my 2013 15-inch MBP. I was able to fix it by switching my renderer to CUDA (after reinstalling Premiere it automatically set it to OpenCL for some reason).


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Content trumps everything. People will watch if the story is compelling. You can have crap audio, blocky graphics, bad lighting, noisy video etc but it all falls away if you have something to say that an audience wants to hear. Naturally it's always a good idea to do the best job you can in all the technical areas because you don't want to actively annoy ...


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There are a couple factors which can be giving you lagy playback.You don't specify your bit rate or codec. If you are editing a processor intensive codec like h.264 (not a good idea) -the processor could start to be a bottleneck. If you are editing a less compressed format like ProRes your drive or RAM can start to become the bottleneck. Since that is the ...


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There are two ways to do this; since they both have their merits, I'll include both of them. 1. The Project Manager Open File → Project Manager. It's pretty straightforward, just select the sequences you want to export. If you want to clean up the preview files, uncheck Include Preview Files. Select the target directory and click ok. Repeat this for every ...


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Here's the "Premiere" way to do it. Create N sequences, one for each of the N speakers you want to create an output clip for. Copy (by reference) the clip into each of the N sequences. If you do this correctly, you will have N sequences and 1 clip in your project folder. For each sequence, set the in and out points of the clip to bound the speaker of ...


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I can't cite any authority, but the term I've used and heard most often is handles. It's not just used for live shots, but refers to any trimmable material that allows for transition points to be adjusted, etc. In your example I'd say "this clip requires 10-frame handles".


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The effect you are looking for is Chroma Key, and it is supported by iMovie (according to this Apple documentation). The color green is typically used (and the technique known as Green Screen) because green is not the color of human skin, and thus easy to distinguish. When green is a color that must be used in the scene (for example, if your subject is ...


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I believe you can do it with ffmpeg with command drawtext ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf "drawtext=enable='between(t\,0,60)':fontfile=/Windows/Fonts/Tahoma.ttf:fontcolor='White':> > text='YourText'" -acodec copy output.mp4 See this tutorial, for batch conversion. You can add drawbox to make it more nice. See documentation here.


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What that message likely indicates is that the MP4 produced by Filmora does not have its MOOV box at the beginning of the file. The MOOV box has metadata about the audio and video streams contained in the MP4. Why this matters is that Youtube speeds up processing by breaking the uploaded video into segments, processing those segments in parallel, and then ...


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Set temporal interpolation to Hold as seen below:


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If I read this right, you want to watch your 120fps videos at 0.25 their real speed, seeing every single frame but at 30fps. That's what I do (GoPro 3+, 720p, 120fps) but it's a bit involved. I use Blender video sequence editor. It's not intuitive but a good tutorial can make all the difference in the world, I learned with Mikeycal Meyers' tutorial: ...


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I always used Jamendo. Normally artists upload full albums and there are many classes of licences, even PRO/paid licenses: From their FAQ: What is free music? Free music is music that is not managed by performance rights organizations (PRS, ASCAP, SOCAN, BMI, BUMA, JASRAC...). Artists choose to protect their rights through specific non exclusive ...


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I was recently editing a 5-camera short film with Premiere. Over 7 hrs worth of footage. Lots of going back and forth over the clips. Lots of trying different angles. All that over many weeks. Yet, we never got lost or confused about what was happening or where things were. Create your multi-cam sequence. Log all camera angles individually by using a lot ...


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They've done it via rotoscoping techniques in order to create depth information. From fxguide.com about Titanic 3d Conversion: The team at Stereo D used no projection or automated solutions. The team isolated with multiple layers of roto each of the key elements of the scene, often many per person in the foreground and then these were used to derive a ...


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Use Dynamic Link. This feature has been introduced by Adobe speficically to make it easiert to work with Premiere Pro and After Effects in combination. With dynamic link, you can replace clips in Premiere Pro with After Effects compositions and have them updated in the Premiere Pro project whenever you make changes to the composition in After Effects. You ...


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I finally made it work in splicing directly the VOB files with the commands below : ffmpeg -i VTS_01_2.VOB -ss 463 -c copy -vframes 325 2-manuchoisit.vob ffmpeg -i VTS_01_2.VOB -ss 353 -t 16 -c copy 3-manutombe.vob and then concat the extracts and convert with ffmpeg -analyzeduration 200M -probesize 150M -i ...


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In the first step you are doing a lossy conversion, you transcode from vob to mp4, and then to ts. For a lossless re-mux you should just re-mux, better to specify both video and audio: ffmpeg -i VTS_01_1.VOB -c:v copy -c:a copy -bsf:v h264_mp4toannexb -f mpegts intermediate1.ts However, if you re-mux for the purpose of slicing then you should be aware ...


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I figured out the problem. My shutter speed was set too low. Turns out it needs to be double the frame rate in order to achieve a smooth motion when interpreted to 24 fps. Should have thought of that before I shot. Oh well. Lesson learned.


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You can use an EDL (Edit Decision List) in the CMX3600 format. An EDL is a very simple import/export format from the 1970s, when data was exchanged using floppy disks and videos were stored on tape. It's just a text file and most modern NLEs (including Premiere Pro) can import/export it. (Today there are some variations between NLEs, but that doesn't have to ...


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Something that isn't mentioned, but has a direct impact on performance obviously would be what effects (even fixed effects like motion & opacity) are applied on the footage while trying to cut. Other things to consider (some mentioned before, some not), in no particular order: Overall effects applied (including color correction). The number of ...



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