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

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How can I mark or tag spots in a video clip during a live recording

A couple of years ago I reacll seeing something on a crowd funding platform. It was a way to 'tag' or 'mark' a portion of a video during live recording. i.e. if you just had a sports play that you ...
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Creating a one-off non-pro video to document a project - what software would be sensible?

I should say straight up, I'm not a video professional, although I've used simple tools such as VirtualDub and ffmpeg a lot over the years. I have probably used incorrect terminology here, if so ...
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Marking good and bad takes to help in editing

I've been learning about using different numbers of claps or finger-clicks when shooting my video/audio, so that later in editing they can act as markers as to which takes were good and which can just ...
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One long continuous shot, sped-up until it becomes “live”

I have an idea for a video project (that I will need to commission a studio to produce for me), but at this early stage I don't even know whether my idea is feasible. The idea involves turning (hours ...
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How to overlay 2 videos using depth layers

I'm trying to overlay 2 videos which both have depth layers (e.g. how far a pixel is away from the camera) using ffmpeg filters. (I have a few hundred of those videos so I'd like to do batch job out ...
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How can I remove an object from a shot?

I’m attempting to remove a head mounted GoPro in a mirror shot, exactly as seen in this video, around the 15 second mark: I’m using premier pro cc 2018, and I’m ...
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Removing silence and no movement from videos

Using Windows 7, which program helps me Remove silence, like the option in adobe audition Remove still images in video, when nothing happens in the same program? Both functions should require a ...
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Converting text file to a video with speech

I have several long text files and I'm looking forward to convert them into a video with synced text-to-speech voice. Because texts are long, an animation/slide/pagination will be required on video. ...
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How do you edit a sliding effects for a behind the scenes reel in the below video

I want to edit in premiere pro cc and maybe after effects, to show vfx and grading.
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How / can you make subclips from sequences in Adobe Premiere CC?

Subclips are great for organizing. This makes a lot of sense when you either do it in prelude ahead of time etc. But what about when you want to make clips from say an interview. I have a sequence ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC - Crop a video and export at the exact cropped size

I have a video that has 4 up-down-left-right black borders of different sizes. I want to get rid of these black borders so the exported file has the exact size of the cropped area. To do this, I ...
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Technique: remove background by combining two images?

I have two videos - both are on a tripod, so they are locked in place. First video has an empty background (no people or objects), the second video has a person walking through the scene. Is there a ...
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What are the website simulators used in adverts called?

I am working on a Kickstarter project video, and I would like to use footage from the website the project is raising funds for. I know I could use screen recorders, but if I am for example scrolling ...
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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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How can I extract clips from a streaming video feed in near real-time?

A client wants me to write some software, perhaps ffmpeg wrapped in scripting, which will monitor a streaming video feed, and copy clips from it in near real-time, delivering them as self-contained ...
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Getting football(soccer) videos without channel name on the top or any sort of layout

So i am trying to edit a montage for football so i trying to get some videoa to work with but all I can find are videos with layouts which doesn't look good in the video and I think with layouts it ...
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avconv grab DVD with chapter seperations - dvd_nav_packet

I am trying to grab my DVD into an mkv-Container without loosing the predefined chapters on the DVD disk. I suppose, the chapter information is in the "Stream #0:0[0x1bf]: Data: dvd_nav_packet" track -...
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Free video editing software

I'm looking for a free video editing application that works on windows that must have the following requirements: Must be able to take segments (cuts) of videos and add them together. Remove audio ...
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How can you create on-screen text messages using video editing programs?

I want to recreate the on-screen text messages technique seen in things like House of Cards or Jane the Virgin. How can you do so and what would you use? Thank you! I use Final Cut Pro to edit my ...
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How blockbusters movie producers deal with 8K videos editing

Rendering 45 seconds of 8K video on latest iMac Pro using Adobe Premiere takes about 24 hours. How blockbusters producers deal with such a high-res format to edit and transform a large amount of ...
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Shooting at 60fps, export in 24fps

I would like to be able to add slow motion where ever I need in post so I would like to shoot only in 60fps. The export target is youtube and since I would like to keep a sort of cinematic look, the ...
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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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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?