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Alteration after recording. Cutting, moving, or otherwise adjusting the various aspects of video.

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ffmpeg. Converting through rawbitstream results to noise

I tried consequentially commands below. On output I'm getting video with a mess (even.mp4). ffmpeg -i in.MOV -an -vcodec rawvideo -pix_fmt yuv420p rawbitstream.yuv ffmpeg -r 2 -s 640x480 -i ...
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Splitting files automatically

Does anyone know of software (preferably free) which can be used to divide up a video or audio file into a number of smaller sized pieces at regular intervals? (e.g. to turn a 3-hour video file into ...
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How to light a set using coloured fluorescent lights

Hi all i'm wanting some advice on set lighting. i'm wanting to create a set similar to the below using fluorescent lights. Just wanting to know what equipment is needed to achieve this look. Obviously ...
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Save caption style / create preset

I'm doing a lot of small videos, often using the same open captions styles. But for every video, I have to re-enter every parameter (font, font size, color, etc.), repeating those steps for ever ...
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How to merge videos side by side if one of them is cropped

I have 2 videos of the same resolution, but I need to crop one of them and then merging them side by side, so that general height would be equal of height of non cropped video. I.e. they should look ...
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How do I get a 1960s film look, like technicolor?

What modern digital camera,video editing software and lense, can offer the same look/color/grain of 1960s movies, like james bond thunderball etc. Lighting systems to if possible, also if any can name ...
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audio recording and video editing software

I've got a canon powershot. It has an inbuilt mic. I usually take interview-type videos, mostly indoors. The audio quality is poor as far as the purpose is concerned. I use pitvi as my editing ...
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Fast subtitle workflow in Sony Vegas?

In Vegas is quite time consuming having to insert text using only visual cues, for example: Inserting new text media requires to choose presets instead of having a default style on the go. No ...
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Can you losslessly ediit H264 at the GOP level?

My scenario is this: I have a few .mp4 files containing H264 video with AAC audio. Each file was encoded from a DVR source. There are a few frames too many at both the beginning and end of the file (...
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Premiere Pro: Curves for adjusting video effects and its keyframes?

I am pretty new to Premiere, so this is probably going to be a "noob" question. So I want to make keyframed adjustments in my clips position (it just moves from one place to another) and I want to ...
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Collaborative editing network storage workflow

We got to the point where multiple editors working alone can no longer effectively tackle certain projects and move towards collaborative editing (and entire production) seems like a good idea. ...
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What software is recommended for videos like these?

What software should I use for making the color grading like in this video and the slow motion.
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Adobe After Effects how can you create a distorted line moving along a video / picture? Example given in desc

Saw this on youtube and i would really appreciate if if anyone could explain to me how to do it- The youtube video is below and the distorted libne is in the intro: ...
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Template based video storage / online programmatic video editing tool?

Is it any template based video format? Wants to create an animation video able to use for Facebook ads. Aim is to do direct marketing with videos, so video content is based on the target audience. The ...
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How to line up two audio tracks in Premiere Pro?

I understand that I'm down to the frame size on the timeline scale but I need to line these up, otherwise it sounds completely ridiculous. I can't move the two closer together since one overshoots the ...
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Positioning subtitles in Premiere Pro CC

In the process of producing a video, we are creating subtitles. We have decided to align the text object's vertical center at 10% of the height of the frame as seen on this mockup: In Photoshop and ...
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Can one edit a 360 degree video into a traditional video?

I just ordered a Theta S which should be released by the 30th of this month. I can not wait to start recording 360 videos. My question is, can I edit a 360 video into one of my non 360 videos? Just ...
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How to record a video with different background without having a green screen?

I'm wondering if there is a way to change the video background while recording with a different background , It doesn't have to be chosen by me , Just a different background . Is that's possible?
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Does a Content Management Tool/Software exist to help me quickly build video trailers from a large collection of content?

Does such a program exist whereby I can query a keyword in a database of all my transcript and audio content, and all instances/time-stamps will be displayed? The goal is to prevent my editors from ...
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How to change the grey color of a clip block in the grey timeline in FCPX

in the FCPX timeline, is there a way to change the standard grey color of a clip? so i can notice it quickly between hundred other grey clips in the timeline ? Imagine the convenience...
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How to make a white background effect for video recording?

I have seen this video on YouTube which has a white background effect with proper video quality. How could I do this?
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How to auto-tune the audio track of a video file to produce a modified video file

I would like to auto-tune the audio track of an mp4 video file. I know I can convert the mp4 to mp3 first and auto-tune the mp3 file, but I want the output to be a modified video clip with the audio ...
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Adobe after effects showing green background with nothing every time I import hd videos 😢

I want to make a project about my country by combining various hyperlapse videos and adding some graphical kinetic topography to them. But every time I import a video, it appears full green...nothinge ...
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Adobe Premiere Video Size with static image

I'm trying to make a music video for Youtube, with a one stable non-moving image, When I tried to export it at Youtube setting 1080p, the estimated file size was around 500 MB, which is too big for me ...
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What kind of desktop computer is required to edit video in Blender?

I've learnt and done some video editing in Blender and I would like to buy a computer that gives me more power. What should I look for? As much RAM as possible? Will a GPU card make a difference? ...
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Correct workflow in Adobe Premiere for work with interlaced content

I have in input a DNxHD 120 in mov container 25fps interlaced upper field, I have to do various kind of edits, cuts, replace some pieces with after effects compositions and at the end of all the job ...
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FCP retime timelapse image gets blurry

If i retime (speed up) my 4k footage, the image gets blurry. If i stop the movie, i see a crispy still image! Why? I already tried to slow time the footage but it doesn't work Thanks
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Video effect - slowmotion to fastmotion?

How do you edit a video using Premiere Pro CC 2017 so that it goes from slow motion to normal speed or fast motion, like in this video. Some parts are in slow motion and then it suddenly speeds up?
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Good learning resources for 'non-technical' aspects of filmmaking

I am a relative newcomer to video production but have a background in still photography. This means that I have a good understanding of things like ISO/aperture/shutter speeds/resolution/etc. (and ...
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Text fading in a clip in Shotcut

I make YouTube videos sometimes and Shotcut has always been my go-to for video editing, but I am working on a video now and can't figure out how to fade text in and out while a clip is playing. Help?
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Why is the audio delayed both in preview and render in after effects

I have a problem with after effects, the video is alright but whenever I render or preview it the audio is delayed. The problem is not during the render it occurs during preview and its only one video ...
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How do I transition objects individually?

How do I do this? the way the objects appear is just so cool Video:
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How to implement apearing 3D text in video?

First of all I like to mention I have some knowledge in After Effects, as I created "Dragonball Z" effects for fun few years back. I also have some basic knowledge in Photoshop to create 3D texts, ...
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How can you get clips from different YouTube videos to have the same resolution or frame size in Adobe Premier Pro CS6 2017?

I'm new, so pardon my incorrect terminology. Let's say that I download different YouTube clips using an online converter. When I put them into a sequence in Adobe Premier Pro, the clips from the ...
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Replacing/changing video background [duplicate]

How could I replace the background of a video such as the one in the picture to a bright white? I have iMovie, is it of any use here?
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Is there an optimum position for placing a bug or DOG?

I'm creating some How To type videos to go online, and I'm looking to add a bug or DOG to the videos. The videos will contain some screen captures of a website with the full logo in the top left but ...
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Add an image overlay in front of video using ffmpeg

I have many videos and I need to put an image in front of them for about 5 seconds, but adding it manually and rendering it each time would take really long, so I am asking if it is possible to do so ...
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How to normalize 360-degree videos so that certain object / person remains in the middle?

I have multiple 360-degree clips recorded with Ricoh Theta S. When recording I didn't think too much about orientation - where is back, where is front - it is 360-degree after all. When editing and ...
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How to setup Adobe Premiere Pro CC to edit Interview type videos for YouTube

Context: I have Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 I am recording interviews with Ecamm recorder for Skype in 480p resolution (size conscious) I always record separate files (audio & video) - track 1 and ...
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how to put background or solid block of color on a video

I'm currently producing a top ten highlight video. It includes the names and stats of the players on it and I'm wondering how do I give the text some background so it looks more professional I'm ...
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Tagging each player's touches in a soccer game

I'm a soccer coach and I'm always looking for ways to help my players improve. For example, we record all of our games so the players can watch them afterwards. However, I find it to be an inefficient ...
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Technical Term for “side by side scene editing”?

I am looking for video editing software that has a feature, but I don't know the name of it. It was a feature I had in EditDV around 2000, but I have not found it since. Essentially, setting the END ...
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Can I play the preview at a lower speed?

When looking at the the project monitor (red circle in picture), how can I decrease the speed of the playback? I want to check if my transitions and effects are OK, but it is really hard to do this ...
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Pointers in Premiere Pro CC

I am very new to video editing and am using PP CC 2017 on a Mac to edit some old 8 mm film reels which have been converted to digital videos in the .mov format. These old 400 foot reels were spliced ...
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Technical name for this? (PIP picture in picture with transparent background via green screen, chroma key)

Two questions regarding this screencap: http://imgur.com/RYIBdo1 What's the technical name for this? (where you impose a PIP that contains transparency, via a green screen, so there's no rectangular ...
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Put creatures moving around in your videos

How the guy making the linked videos might have achieved those effects of creatures appearing behind him? Here are the two videos I am refering to: see this, or this.
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 super laggy playback

I don't know how can this be happening, I built a $1500 computer just to edit videos and apparently I can't even edit 1080p properly... Why is Premiere pro struggling with 60fps 1080p videos? ...
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Embedding another video to “blend” with the environment

Suppose I have a mirror, or a picture on the wall, and I want to run a second video into this. How could that be achieved? And even in such a way as to correct for perspective? For example, like in ...
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Extract person from video

Is there a way to extract a person from a video without having a blue- (or green-)screen? Any software which can do this?
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Can I modify the volume of a shot in the timeline of Premiere Pro?

I have imported a mp4 clip in my Premiere Pro CS6 timeline for which I would like to turn down the volume: However, when I try and drag the Volume effect to the clip (or any other audio effect), I ...