Questions tagged [editing]

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

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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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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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Premiere’s new layered drawings are not in the Project panel

Premiere’s new (2017.1) layered drawing tools are easy enough to use, as they work similarly to other Adobe CC tools and the current UI concepts. But, the multi-layer item I created does not appear ...
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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 ...
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Making video content for 30' x 10' 3:1 Widescreen

Looking for some help on how content should be created for an upcoming show with super widescreen blend on it. The show consists of a 30' x 10' front projection screen with unblended resolution of ...
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ffmpeg fade to specific color values over time

I have a background image that I'm trying to fade to specific color values using this filter: lutrgb=enable='gte(t,3)':'r=0.3*val:g=0.3*val:b=0.3*val' This almost works, but it changes the values ...
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Renaming source files without breaking link in Premiere?

So, I messed up and rushed into a project for work. Instead of giving my files good naming conventions, I worked off a generic file naming convention off the camera. Now I have many edits on premiere ...
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privacy: the easiest way to blur out some location specific objects in a video

My customer sent me a video, where she wishes to hide all location specific objects. The video viewer should not recognize where the video was filmed. To blur out the location specific object, a ...
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How do I create a random word title?

I really don't know what is the best way to phrase this. But basically what I want is to have a single word on the screen, e.g. AUGUST. So when the title first starts, all 6 letters will be ...
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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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Archiving raw video

I am trying to organize the videos on my external harddrive. I have a lot of home video shot with a hand held camera, and now I am using a GoPro 4 camera that I record 4K video with. It consumes a lot ...
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Is it possible to ripple edit Adobe Premier?

Prior to using Adobe Premier, I used Sony Vegas as my primary video editing software. While using it, I have gotten accustomed to using a feature called ripple editing. When enabled, it allowed you to ...
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After reading separate video and audio tracks (in Shotcut), just export a portion of it as one video

I am using Shotcut for my video editing (I am a beginner). I record one big video file, and one audio file separately, but when I load them into Shotcut actually I just need some portion of it. Is ...
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Select every second clip in Premiere Pro

After setting the cuts in a sequence, is there an easy way to select every second clip to delete them all at once.
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Ffmpeg gui tool to apply filters

Are there any GUI applications (linux or windows) that allow you to apply ffpmeg filters to a video and observe the changes in a preview in real time?
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How to annotate specific parts of video in pre-production?

When working in pre-production I usually have a lot of video material which I all subsequently place on the timeline and cut specific parts which I will/can use. Then when starting to work on ...
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How to create a pseudo 3D/virtual POV effect

I was wondering, how American Football and Soccer Experts in the studios can move the field and camera perspective at their own will, even to places where there hasn't been a camera yet. I'm talking ...
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Does a higher bitrate impact video EDITING? [closed]

If will a high bitrate video be easier or harder on a video editor than a low bitrate video?
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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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What part of this video is good and how to improve it?

I am new to video editing. I recently made this video and I was wondering which edits of my video is good and what improvements I can make for any future videos. I used VideoPad if you wanted to know ...
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Remove static text from video?

I have a video with text on the side of it and I want to remove it. The good thing is that the video has no changes in that area of the screen for the rest of the video. Meaning that the movement in ...
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Project Organization, searchable keywords and tags in Adobe Premiere

In Final Cut Pro X you are able to add "tags" or "keywords" as a form of labeling clips. This way when you are editing you can search to bring up all the clips relating to those tags or keywords. ///...
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Enhance Video/Audio Quality of Old Movies

I managed to get my hands in a few very old video files (really!) whose quality, audio and video, are not so great. I checked the technical details of the file and this is what I've got. In overall ...
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Make a video ONLY 2 colors? (Not grayscale)

Unfortunately I do not have an example because I do not know the name of the technique. I have seen in films at a local film festival an "effect" that makes the video black and white. I don't mean ...
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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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Credit Rolls.. How do I get the credit rolls to look good? FCPX and Motion5

I use Motion 5 to create credit roll export. It just looks awesome. THEN, I import it into FCPX and after export, it looks jumpy. Does anyone have the golden tip? I've heard about Motion Blur.. ...
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Why can't I select my grouped video clip to reposition it within the frame in Premiere Pro?

In my Premiere Pro CS6 sequence, I have a centered video clip with an image overlaid on top of it. I'm able to reposition the image just fine by double clicking it and then dragging it around. When I ...
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After Effects - How to zoom on track points

I want to mimic effects some YouTubers use where they track an object then zoom in on the object that is being tracked. An example would be someone's head moving in a frame, and it cuts to a close up ...
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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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Automated, script and template based video editing

Basic idea - I have a lot of .mp3's that I want to turn into video which would contain static background image and audio visualizer. While it's easy to do this by hand, It would take a lot of time (...
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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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Choppy playback after rendering in Premier Pro CC

I am editing a music video and after I rendered the workspace, I began previewing the video... In several places the video has become very choppy, skipping frames or something. How do I fix this? ...
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Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum Suite 12.0 - 21:9 / 2560x1080

I recently brought a new monitor which is 21:9 (2560x1080) and I use ShadowPlay to capture interesting moments when I'm gaming. I always use Movie Studio Platinum Suite 12 to cut down and edit these ...
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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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How would I silhouette someone's face?

I am not sure that a silhouette is the best word. I am doing a cinematic scene in which the "Mystery character" is sitting in a chair, and I want his face to look blacked out/"silhouetted" so you can'...
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How to import many .MOV files to Sony Vegas?

I have a problem with Sony Vegas. When ever I import too many .MOV files, Sony Vegas Pro 13, doesn't accept them, so they are black in the preview screen. However, if I import only 4 or 5 .MOV files ...
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How to programmatically personalize video? [closed]

this article shows an impressive implementation of how to programmatically personalize video. "Everybody received their ‘own’ version of the video." How would I realize a similar solution? Which ...
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How to make an effect last for only a certain amount of time

I feel like I've done 50 google searches now, and still haven't figured this out. I am new to after effects, and have been unable to make my effects last for a certain amount of the timeline. For ...
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How to organize captured footage for documentaries before sending to editor?

I have captured 20TB of footage. It's currently organized as follows: a separate folder for each day filmed, (example: 11/1/16) inside that: separate folders for each camera (2-4 cameras used) ...
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Continuous smooth camera movement in post

I'm editing a small video which got recorded on a really cheap tripod, therefore the Camera movment is really uncontinuous and not smooth. Any ideas how to make the movement smooth? such a thing as ...
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Scrolling Text Looks Bad

I want to have a text scroll through a video. I use Kdenlive for editing and rendering and it supports having a scrolling text and simply made it black text on a white background. It scrolls very ...
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How to delete unused file parts that are not used in the FCPX timeline?

i want to clean up my hard disk and delete large unused GB files on my macbook. In the FCPX timeline i have several hours of footage cut down into a 3 minute movie, with all short 2 second pieces. i ...
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Adobe Premiere crop one side - then fill the frame -

I've got Adobe Premiere Pro; I don't see where I can crop just one side (as opposed to all locked proportionally) - and then fill the frame with the cropped image, as I can in other programs - I'm ...
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How to record a live video of yourself with a transparent background?

I always watch and wonder how some youtubers have a little window on a corner of a gameplay or something... My doubt isn't on how they get the image, my doubt is on how some youtubers get the video ...
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Head/Vision Tracking

At the 1:20 mark of this video, the author incorporates a line of sight marker to track the players line of vision. Any suggestions on how he did this? What software he might have used, etc? I want ...
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After 5 minutes, audio dramatically goes out of sync for rest of video. Shifting that audio section around fixes problem only for a few seconds

At the 5min:12sec mark in this Facebook Live video, there is a glitch/freeze. The audio goes out for a few seconds, and then comes back in. But when it comes back in, it is terribly out of sync. I ...
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Increasing Overall Audio level

I have a very short video of some classical guitar music, in Windows .wmv. In order to listen I must have the soundcard and speaker volume controls at the max. (I have checked this on another ...
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Add a timestamp to a video file?

I have some video footage from my phone's dash camera app. In the app, the video plays with the timestamp showing. However, exporting the file to my computer does the video only, without the timestamp....
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Editing movies with FFMPEG in command line

Is there any crazy guy out there who has tried to mount an entire movie (short or not) using the army knife ffmpeg command line tool?