Questions tagged [editing]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
10
votes
5answers
806 views

About film making techniques

I have developed a big interest in film making recently (I hope it isn't a fad). I am interested more in the technical side like cinematography, editing, lighting etc than acting, direction etc. I am ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Sony Vegas: Make timeline “line” follow event trimming?

It would be a huge time saver to make the time "line" actively chase the end point dragging of events, so you can tell precisely where the event is compared to other tracks above and below. Is this ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Fixing desync in a large, long video file

I've got some moderately large, compressed video files (~2+ gigs, over an hour long) from a few Open Broadcaster Software streams to Twitch.tv. All output files (including the twitch archive's export) ...
2
votes
2answers
8k views

How to change lightworks project frame rate?

I created a project with 60fps. Imported videos which are at 25fps (using eyeframe converter). Did all my editing, took me forever and exported the project. Again used eyeframe converter to get .mp4. ...
2
votes
1answer
150 views

How to achieve the short particle bursts in this gif?

I've tried to create the short bursts similar to this gif but I can't seem to get the exact effect. I'm using particle world in after effects. Another problem I'm running into is the texture has some ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Import .flac to after effects cs6

How can i import a simple .flac audio file to After Effects ? I didn't find one single plugin/presets and answer at adobe site.
6
votes
1answer
392 views

Is is possible to trim portions of clips in FCPX to save disk space?

I know that it's possible to selectively ingest in the import dialogue, but is it possible to delete "rejected" portions of clips once they've been imported, without deleting the whole clip? If not, ...
2
votes
1answer
584 views

Can video frame size be increased?

I have two videos that need to fit these specs: "The minimum frame size is 1280w X 720h pixels (either progressive or interlaced is acceptable)." Video A is: 480 × 640 [.mov] & Video B is: ...
2
votes
1answer
374 views

Superimposing 2d photoshop cartoon into video footage

I am using after effects and I want to place a drawing of a character behind a person in the video footage to make it look like the character is standing in the distance behind the person in the film. ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

How to easily insert frames at the end of a video?

I need to insert a still image for several seconds at the end of my 1080p video. I can't find how to do that with Virtual Dub. Tried with Microsoft Movie Maker but it messes the resolution, changes ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

How do I properly bake a texture in Cinema 4D?

I'm trying to bake a texture into a model, but the results are terrible. Here is the way it should look: But every time I bake it, it comes out looking like this: Am I missing something?
0
votes
1answer
869 views

Crop then center and zoom

My video is 1080p HD, shot with GoPro. Using GoPro Studio I have removed the fisheye effect and exported it in AVI format. Using Pinnacle 17 (or another tool, but this one has to be free), I want to ...
0
votes
1answer
411 views

How do I make a space themed video intro?

I am new to video editing. I have been using iMovie and there is a preset video intro with a space-theme that I like but i want to edit the intro itself which the iMovie software won't allow me to do. ...
1
vote
2answers
627 views

Adobe Premiere - Razor Tool screws up clip

I'm trying out video editing for the first time and basicly I just want to cut a part of my video. So I take Razor tool and click on these two blue lines I've drawn with MS Paint: And now my clip is ...
1
vote
0answers
163 views

Filter commentary from AC3 stream in MKV

a question from a a total non-expert in video/audio editing. I have an MKV file (let's call it X) which contains an AC3 file which has some constant and unnecessary (for me) comments for visually ...
2
votes
1answer
786 views

Adobe CC Post-Production Workflow (Story, Prelude etc.)

I've never understood the post-production workflow Adobe has designed. I understand the steps from the editing stage onwards (assume this is a large enough production to require all steps): ...
1
vote
1answer
546 views

Do internal SSDs challenge the conventional wisdom of storing digital assets on external “scratch” disks?

I've heard that all project assets should be stored on a separate "scratch" disk for the sake of increased performance. I'm wondering if that conventional wisdom holds even when your "scratch" disk is ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Exporting to Vimeo

I'm having trouble understanding the settings I'm supposed to use to upload a video to Vimeo. I'm a total newbie to Final Cut Pro, so I might've chosen the wrong settings to edit.. Currently, my ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Script to create video in standard format?

I've been making videos (episodes) for my YouTube channel. They are all in a standard format with an intro which has the episode # and title, then the clips fade in always using the same simple cross-...
0
votes
2answers
117 views

On-line and Off-line editing?

I am just wondering if anyone can shed any light on the subject of On/Off line editing, as I have been approached and asked before.. I understand this is type work flow for post production process ...
1
vote
2answers
719 views

How do I add a crosshair guide to a FCPX angle editor viewer window?

I need to keyframe the Y position transform of a moving subject to keep her in the center of the frame and would like a set of crosshairs to help me do it. I've seen solutions which employ Motion ...
1
vote
1answer
165 views

Automated aligning audio tracks with timings for dubbing screen casts

We have some screen casts that need to be dubbed to various languages for which we have script for the target language like: Begining Time | Audio Narration 0:0 | blah nao lorep iposm... ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Final Cut Pro 7: File Error: Unknown file

The sequence is composed of a jpg followed by an mp4. When the jpg is not present, after I hit Command + R, the sequence can render without errors. When the jpg is present, after I hit Command + R, ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Blur out an irregular shaped section of the frame using Sony Vegas Studio

I have a video in which a person is speaking something. He is right in the middle of the frame. I want to blur out all of his surroundings like you have when you shoot a photograph or a video with a ...
3
votes
2answers
6k views

Software to Remove a Person from a Video

I have a video with multiple moving people, from which I would like to remove one person. I know this is possible and that software exists to do it (see this paper), but I can't find any available to ...
2
votes
3answers
282 views

What software and technique would I use to achieve this effect?

How would I achieve the digital distortion effect seen in this David Bowie video from 6:20 to 7:10? Is there a term for this effect to help guide future searches? Can't embed the video, so here's a ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

Single Aplication needed that can cut,split,Flip and add subtitles in large numbers

I need a single application that can cut, split, flip and add subtitles in large numbers. Currently I use Freemake and Video to video to do this and it takes about 6 to 8 hours for 30 videos. I'd ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How to create Apple Keynote style Picture in Picture video

I want to take two video sources: A screencast of a PowerPoint presentation A camcorder AVCHD recording of the presenter and the conference room ..and create a video in the style of Apple's Keynote ...
2
votes
1answer
76 views

How did they make the nice moving shots in this video?

https://prismic.io/ - has a very nice explainer video and I was wondering how they made the nice "tilted" sliding effect on the screencast video? Also... how are they making the video being focused on ...
4
votes
1answer
40 views

settings for editing in cs4

What initial setting should I be using in Premiere CS4 if I shot video on a Samsung HMX-q10 camera but shot in standard definition? When I tried DV NTSC the video looks very bad, like it's somewhat ...
1
vote
2answers
174 views

Which video editing software is best compatible with RTL languages?

I have to do some editing and add right to left text over a video, from past experience I've learned that some programs dont handle well RTL text, so if you can recommend from your experience about ...
1
vote
1answer
626 views

Why recorded avi speeds up?

I recently recorded an avi using VirtualDub with Microsoft's LifeCam Studio 1080p HD. However, when playing back the video and audio keep accelerating as the video progresses. When I tried to edit ...
2
votes
1answer
546 views

Keyboard shortcut for cut video AND sound at current position in premiere cs5.5

I know about Ctrl+K which cuts video at current position, but which shortcut will allow to cut video AND sound?
0
votes
1answer
168 views

Best way to edit multi screen footage into one clip.

I'm planning on making some "let's play" videos. These videos are usually edited together from screen recordings of multiple different players but have one shared audio track. Here's an example: ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

What is this 5 second interval cut technique called?

This editing techniques seem very prevalent on YouTube (usually in the type of videos where the person is just talking to the screen/audience). Basically they just make a small 1 second cut every 5 ...
1
vote
1answer
664 views

How to ignore file name extensions while replacing source files for online editing in Premiere?

I'm encoding all my source files for offline editing with Premiere Media Encoder. I have MP4 and MTS files, and I thought of converting them all to AVI DV-PAL. Problem is I guess I'll have some ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

Blacking out specific pixels in MP4 without re-encoding

Basically is it possible to set the value of specific areas of pixels to black without re-encoding an MP4 video completely in an editor or application (Premiere, Ffmpeg, etc). I'm wondering if such a ...
3
votes
4answers
583 views

Best way to edit mashup video of downloaded movies?

So I wanted to do a mashup video for personal usage, meaning scenes cut from downloaded commercial movies or Youtube. This is typically relatively highly compressed h264-material. The workflow that I ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How can I create the blurring effect in a video like this?

I am noticing more and more product videos being released using lots of blur and the focus shifting from one point to another. This is an example of the technique I'm refering to: http://vimeo.com/...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Export rotated video out of Adobe Premiere

I am creating a video in portrait orientation but the TV I am putting this on cannot rotate the video while playing, so I need to export the video in landscape format. Is there a way to rotate the ...
0
votes
0answers
5k views

Adobe Premiere CS6 stuck at 0% exporting still images

I am creating a slideshow in Premiere so it's just a bunch of images with transitions. When exporting to any kind of format or codec, it would get stuck "Encoding 0%" forever and freeze afterwards. ...
5
votes
1answer
5k views

Lightworks problems importing, editing, and exporting using Canon EOS Rebel T3i

I'm using Lightworks 11 for Windows and I can't import the .mov files from my Canon EOS Rebel T3i. Lightworks identifies the .mov files as "Apple / H264" but the show up in a red color. Other .mp4 ...
1
vote
2answers
124 views

Favoriting/Subclipping with Long Clips in Timeline in FCPX

I'm editing a project where I have 5 very long clips. I'm going through, favorite-ing the good portions ("subclipping" per se) and then organizing my clips from those subclips. A problem I'm running ...
2
votes
1answer
71 views

Flipping Video Animation, How?

How can I flip a browser window in the same way as seen in the MS Access video, which should automatically start at the correct time where the flip begins and only lasts about 3 seconds. From 4:52 - ...
2
votes
1answer
931 views

Easiest way to create a continuous shot effect using multiple cameras?

Here is the Script: Lets take the opening scenes of Hugo, of course the film bagged Academy awards, In the scene that starts by following the kid (Hugo), carries on and on for some time with many ...
2
votes
1answer
492 views

Color grading ; Anybody familiar working with Da-Vinci Resolve? [closed]

I've heard of this tool, Blackmagic's Da vinci resolve, as its available for free from the site but the Package including its consoles and all costs much. Is there anybody here familiar with this Da-...
3
votes
2answers
14k views

How to force After Effects to interpret footage at a specific framerate?

I just started using after effects CS4, and created my first video. But if i look at my final (rendered) video, its 2x the speed it was originally. I recorded a 22 second clip, and traced etc. Looked ...
2
votes
1answer
224 views

Annotating sports video: design principles?

I was watching Match Of the Day (a soccer highlights show for those not from the UK) and I've found they use this software Piero to annotate the football matches. When annotating video of moving ...
4
votes
3answers
718 views

Effective working at audio/video editing sessions (avoid fatigue making steady progress)

Background I've just completed an editing project to produce video highlights of an awards evening for my local community radio station. It was a voluntary non-paid project and I'm very pleased the ...
2
votes
1answer
72 views

What is a good utility for trimming .dv files without losing metadata?

I'm using a mac and I'd prefer a free utility, but don't mind using a commercial tool if I have to.