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A graphic like this would have most likely been made using Adobe After Effects. The style of this graphic is a mix of Kinetic Typography and Infographics. Googling around you can find tutorials on creating infographics and kinetic typographic videos. Though as a warning, generally creating a video like this takes a number of days for an experienced user.


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There is a much better way to do that. That example video is a pretty poor illusion. It can be done "for real" with with real light. But it looks different. It has to be dark. You can use motion tracking to create an animation path. You can also use manual key frames. There are lots of tutes on the intertubes about that. Here is one: ...


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It really depends on how much you care about realtime operation. VSTs tend to be used both for production and performance, but with video, because there's so much more processing involved, things tend to be split between production and performance. That being said, for production, After Effects plugins are probably the closest analogy. For performance, ...


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Do you have your kick on a separate track? If so, there is this cool plugin that will trigger a midi note depending on the sound input. You could use that to trigger a synth, or your own sample as Robert Harvey says. As for transforming this sound: First thing you notice is that there is a delay in the left channel. This reduces the impact as the sound is ...


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One solution to the jerkiness of stop-motion animation was developed for some Star Wars sequences, termed "Go Motion". Basically the idea is that you leave the shutter open a little longer than necessary, and move the objects a bit, to create some motion blur.


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The way most stage laser effects work is by using a holographic plate or diffraction grating which splits the single beam up into multiple beams. [image removed due to a DMCA request from copyright holder] These then pass to further holographic elements to provide shapes and lines, and these can then be manipulated further with lenses or mirrors.


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to accomplish this, we need to cheat something. I assume you are trying to do something like this in the following image: First, create a camera in your comp (i see you already have one) Then create a text layer and make it 3D (you have this as well) Select your layer and select Ellipse tool (Q) but do not apply anything. While your text layer selected, ...


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This is certainly more work, but if you want a truly authentic and "organic" VHS look: Go find a used VHS recorder (or two) at a thrift store (you might have one sitting around your house!) Get some blank VHS tapes at a Walgreens (they still sell it) lay off your video onto VHS tape (for extra authenticity, copy it again to a second recorder and repeat as ...


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Every decent video editor has built-in filters (like Color Correction, Film Effects, TV simulator, Color Curves, etc.) that can be used to achieve the desired 'look'. There are plug-ins and tools that contain many ready-to-use presets, such as: Magic Bullet Looks Film Looks SVP Adobe SpeedGrade DaVinci Resolve etc.


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Turns out that one should use the Motion effect and not the Transform effect for zooming in Premiere, even though they have exactly the same Position and Scale controls! Here is the result with the Motion effect p.s. The Anti-Flicker filter I discovered under the Motion effect was left to the default of 0, so that was not needed. p.p.s. I also found this ...


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I think you're referring to the (false) parallax effect. This guy has applied it to stationary photographs in a similar way as in the "God made a farmer" video and in the video description he explains the global steps he has taken. Here's a quote from his description concerning the production process: First, the image is cut into multiple sections, each ...


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The parasites you talked about is called noise. The setting you can change to get less is called the ISO. It corresponds to the old ASA value we had before the digital age. We can't see a thing, we can only see light. That's the way the universe is built up. Same with the camera. It sees the light reflected off surfaces. So white objects reflects all light ...


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Drawing out a viewfinder should not be a big deal. You can do this quicker than searching for one. Do it in photoshop or another decent app. Draw the lines with anti-aliasing on a transparent layer and export it as a PNG with transparency. You may want to set the layer compositing mode in FCP to be something other than the default, play around a bit. ...


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The effect in question can be used with side chain compression, parallel compression or even with a excessive compression. The side-chain effect is the one used to create "a "pumping" effect which can clearly be heard in "Call On Me" by Eric Prydz, "Hung Up" by Madonna, and 99% of Daft Punk housier tracks. Almost all DAWs come with compressors that support ...


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Yup, don't know why datageist didn't expand, but it's called ducking. The song or part of it 'ducks' out of the way of a signal, usually a big ol' kick. You can insert a compressor into the signal chain of the track to be ducked, with a side-chain key input (as J.K says): meaning that the kick's amplitude/level will cause the mix to be compressed, i.e. ...


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I listened to the song, and it almost sounds like the bass drum is not a bass drum at all, but more like a distorted puff of air. If I were trying to reproduce that sound from scratch, the first thing I would do is try gently blowing into a cheap microphone. I would bet you dollars to donuts that's how Radiohead created the sound originally.


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This kind of thing doesn't generally come from applying effects, but from the right source sound in the first place. I would try many kinds of sounds from whatever origin you can think of. For kick sounds, once I miked myself slamming the sofa I was sitting on with my palm, sounded very organic. At some point you are bound to get a sound that you will ...


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After Effects has a frame blending mode called "Pixel Motion," which will attempt to match features in two temporally adjacent frames and smoothly blend between them. This video shows it in action, where it is used to generate filler frames for video footage that was slowed down 10x. As you can see, the results are mixed. There is no magic bullet for ...


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While you often see compression in the effects section of editing software, it is dynamics rather than actual effects. In the traditional sense in the live world, compression is not considered an effect. The software world simply does it that way because they are all software filters, but even then they are often in a dynamics category. Compression, ...


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A coworker has just turned me on to using Warp Stabilizer. It's a built-in effect in Adobe Premiere CS6. Before using this tool, I also used After Effects to smooth and stabilize motion. The difference is outstanding. Warp Stabilizer has worked faster, within my workflow, and more reliable than After Effects stabilization has. This has been huge for me. ...


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Any workflow that works for you is "correct". I don't see any obvious problems with your proposed workflow, though I would think you would want to do sound after VFX so that it can be properly timed to the VFX. Depending on the software you are using, you may not have to lock the shots but may actually be able to move directly in to working on the shots. ...


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my first approach would be to take the kick (either miced or synthesized), filter out a good amount the extreme lows, the mids, and the highs, then send it through a gated reverb. the gated reverb was kind of popular in the 80s. it can be easily recreated by using a noise gate (with a sidechain input) and a compressor. an example signal flow, in beautiful ...


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Upon closer examination of the sample video, she is not writing what you are seeing, her movement only approximates the motion and if you look close enough you can see it is a mime--take a good look at the "E". She is not moving correctly to get that "E". I don't know what resources you have to work with, but if you want to copy this technique you need to ...


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This is possible, though it wouldn't look real at all.. If you use Adobe After Effects you can just put both sources in one composition. Then you would turn on the 3D-mode on each of the layers. There is a button on each layer. If you click it there should be a small picture of a cube where you clicked. Then you press P on each of the layers to bring up the ...


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This will probably require a technique called rotoscoping, which involves painting a mask on each frame. You would need to have two layers of video, one which is desaturated (to make the image black and white) and one which is full color. You would then need to make a mask (a layer which effectively makes a hole in the black and white layer so that the ...


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I believe the technique you're interested in is most commonly called "camera mapping" or "camera projection". Here is a tutorial on the technique which employs the use of Maxon Cinema 4d, although the effect is achievable through many other other software packages.


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Blender, which is free and open-source, can do difference matte keying. I don't know if it's better or worse than After Effects' keyer because I haven't used it before.


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If you have Max4Live (included in Live9 Suite), it should be easy enough to build a Live device that does the amplitude modulation exactly the way you want. Otherwise, look for Ring Modulator and Amplitude Modulation VST plugins. The easy way to write a Ringmod plugin is to just do amplitude modulation. So the free plugins are likely to do what you want. ...


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Honestly this is one of the only things that I don't like about Vegas and can't believe they still haven't added. There is no ducking for Vegas. The workaround method just isn't good and is too touchy. Honestly the best method I found was to use Audacity which is free. Pull in your 2 tracks and use their ducking plugin which works perfectly.



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