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Effects are transformations that can be applied to an audio or video signal to achieve a desired aesthetic result.

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What is the effect used in movie gulliver's travels title cards

I am not a media professional, But kind of mind-blown by the effect used in the Gulliver's travels title cards (in the beginning) Added few screenshots of it, As i couldn't find the right word to ...
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Davinci Resolve effect

Can someone tell me the name of the effect? Also a link to a tutorial would be appreciated Example video
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Trying to identify specific VHS filters used here

A slightly blurry VHS filter: And a screenshot from a puppetcombo game called murderhouse. They seem to have blue-yellow accents and are slightly blurry. Thanks
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Searching an Adjustable Distortion ' filter ' for video

Playing a 720p movie file by VLC-mediaplayer (working normally with all other videofiles), gave a peculiar distortion, intermittently showing rather interesting visually pleasing patternings. Tried ...
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After Effects: How to do Organic Contraction effect

I've seen this effect in a lot of videos, you can take a look here: video link Which key word identifies this contraction movement effect? Or how can we do that?
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Free software to zoom in/out using curve functions

I need to smoothly zoom "through" a person's eye to another scene behind it. The closest I've come is a linear function zoom in Kdenlive that appears to slow to a crawl the closer you get. I'...
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how to change image overlay color using ffmpeg like instagram image filter

i have use colorchannelmixer but it showing error. I'm trying this matrix = '0.39,0.769,0.189,0.0,0.349,0.686,0.168,0.0,0.272,0.534,0.131,0.0,0.0,0.0,0.0,1.0'; ffmpeg -i input....
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Tips for making choppy video less jarring

I produce a podcast that I also publish to YouTube. It's just two talking heads having an interview. The recording of my most recent guest came through very badly. The audio sounds fine, but the ...
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After effects how to import fx control layer?

I have downloaded two after effects templates from Envato elements and now want to combine them. In template "A", all the effects are inside the object layer, while in template "B",...
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How can I "copy" a zoom from another video?

This question might sound weird but I've had it for a LONG time. Basically, is it possible to "track and copy" a zoom from a video and save it as a preset, so I can apply it to other videos? ...
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How to add this text effect?

I want the text to be revealed as the scroll opens. How can I achieve this? I want my effect to come off exactly like this sample GIF just that I want to add my own text.
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Color, font and text does not change in some parts

I cannot edit and change color, font, text/numbered values of the layers at all on some sections of the project template am working on (They are animated) it just types in the background of the text/...
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Standard software for producing video with AR effect

What is a standard tool to make videos that contain AR effect? I am very impressed with this movie because (a) it tracks the camera position of 3D coordinates smoothly and (b) gadgets of Mac OS are ...
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Keep residual image of an element in a video

I have a video of a static background with a spider which is the only moving element. The spider is going forward for a few seconds, then the video stops. I want to summarize the video into a single ...
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How to combine multiple audio tracks without sounding blasted?

Was going to make a combination of 9 covers of people singing the same song. I have it synced already and it is on sync, problem is its just sound like literal ear ache when played. How to fix?
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I want to animate dust particles in a cave that forms a word then disperse again

I know this is probably related to the particle system in after effect, but all the youtube videos I have seen used a few thousand particles at once to do this. Is there a way to only use a few ...
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Why effects flow during camera movement in After Effects 2020?

I have a few vector layers that are parent to Null Object. If I apply Rough Edges or Turbulant Displace to any of these layers, and then animate the scale on my Null, my layers begin to move/flow/leak....
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Tattoo removal video effect

Is there a video editor that has a video effect where tattoos on human skin can be motion tracked and filtered out frame by frame, either by blurring them, or replacing the tattoos with surrounding ...
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Premiere CC: How to select/drag clip in program window?

Running Premiere Pro 2018 on Windows. Previously, I could animate the scale and position of the clip in the program window by clicking to select it and using handles to scale, or drag it around within ...
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Effect that detects white object throughout entire video and blurs it, without manually running tracking mask?

Is there a way to track an easily identifiable white object that appears in every frame of a video and apply an effect like blur to the space it occupies for every frame that it appears? In Adobe ...
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What effect did they apply here?

I redrew the image on the left in Blender, but I want to use AE to achieve the "filmy" look on the right. What type of effect did they use here? You can see from the corner of the screenshot ...
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How to choose two lights lighting for pure black background and dark clothes with post-production?

I'm starting a low budget project that needs thousands of short videos like this one. I'm not an expert, neither a video production hobbyist, I don't know anything about Video Production. I did a ...
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Is it true that pixelization can be reversed given enough frames?

I just read someone stating the following on a Kdenlive bug report: I'd much rather have a single color than pixelization, since with enough frames, pixelization can be reversed. Simple question - ...
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Censoring moving objects in video: How to speed up Mask Path in Adobe Premiere?

In Adobe Premiere Pro, Mask Path under Effect Controls can be used to let a censor effect ("Camera Blur" or "Mosaic" effects) travel or track through the remaining frames of the ...
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Opacity mask from vector drawing for phone sequence in Premiere Pro

I am new to Premiere Pro and am making a sequence with three puppets talking on the phone, joined from different shots. I want a "scissor saw" separating them when they are talking and that ...
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How is Match Tolerance calculated for the Change Color Effect?

I am studying the Change Color effect in After Effects. Do you know what the math is behind the calculation of Match Tolerance? I read the documentation and what I gathered from it was that, say Match ...
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Can I replace a layer with another in Adobe After Effects?

I made a logo in Photoshop. I imported it in After Effects where I animated it, I added effects, I duplicated it etc. Unfortunately I realized that the logo wasn't ready, I needed to add something ...
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How to save multiple masks as a preset for use on different clips in Adobe Premiere?

I am working in Adobe Premiere. I am building a kaleidoscope effect that I would like to save as a preset to apply to other clips. To build the kaliedoscope I have stacked a number of copies of the ...
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How do I find out if a video is actual or if it was modified with a Software?

This video in question is Chameleon Changing Color How do I find out if that color change in the Chameleon is real and not a modification that was done with software? Specifically, I am looking for ...
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AfterEffects: How to make audio sine waves like this?

Alright, there are many tutorials on audio spectrums in AE, like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_-aycDYsJM I want to make a visualizer like this, however, where the waves more mimic sine waves: ...
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How to zoom into a video inside of a mask?

So I am trying to make a small clip wherein I have a solid black layer masked on top of a video to give it a film bar. Now at one point I want to zoom into the video without zooming into the solid ...
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I want to produce a scrolling image

I have an image (say .png) of big vertical size. I want to create a video that shows this image slowly scrolling from the top to the bottom. How? ffmpeg? pymovie?
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Adding beams of light effect using adjustment layer

I have filmed a green screen sequence where a figure acts like he walks through a doorway. The effect I want to achieve with the green screen is to make it look like the figure is walking into pure ...
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Help achieving a specifc effect in DaVinci Resolve - glowing floating head fades in and then out

Disclaimer: I'm a total video newbie. Until 4 days ago I had never used an NLE before or even heard the acronym. I'm an experienced musician, and with much of the country shut down, an ex-bandmate ...
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After Effects melting film strip in the old projector

I want to make the effect of a melting film strip in the old projector. Please tell me how this can be done with After Effects? I have all the necessary footages, but after blending it does not look ...
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How to create a animated intro video in Adobe After-Effects? ( With particular animation, not in general)

Background I want to create a animated Intro video for my YT channel. What I need! I want the image to show from small size to normal size with constant rotation. Then some images appear with ...
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What is the name of this effect in After Effects?

how to create an intro animation just like this: ? What is the name of the effect (time around 00:00:02 until 00:00:05)? I am trying to search it over Youtube but doesn'...
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How is this Doom Eternal still-picture-to-stretching motion video produced?

I came across a music video on YouTube for Doom Eternal where an image appeared to have been transformed into a video under some sort of stretching transformation. What is this stretching ...
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Add waves in after effects

How do I create waves that follows the users motion like this Anything in this direction is appreciated except don't tell me to draw😅
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Adding noise to a still photograph to make it look live

If I record some video of a static scene, there is noise in the video that makes it obvious that it is video and not a still photograph. But if I add a photograph to a video in a non-linear video ...
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What free software can I use to speed up my video? [closed]

I have a 90 minute video in which I want to speed up some segments, like a fast forward, preferably with some averaging of video frames to make the motion appear smoother. What free software can do ...
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How to include guitar tabs from guitar pro in video?

Guitar Pro is a software that is used to write and play back guitar tabs (or any music notation for that matter). Similiar to the video below, I want to overlay the tabs played in guitar pro to a ...
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Wave effect on bottom text

I'm trying to animate a text possibly for a logo, making it into a seamless loop. The effect I'm trying to achieve is that of a wave like rippling but only on a portion of the text. I still want it ...
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FFmpeg: Video with crossfade and move up / down effects keeps the first image height

I'm creating a video using 4 images. The image sizes are following: 1st, 2nd and 3rd images sizes are 1280x1600. And the last image sizes are 1280x1280 ffmpeg -y -r 25 \ -loop 1 -t 5 -i 1.jpg \ -...
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How can I recreate this distortion effect from Midsommar?

I want to create a distortion effect around someone's head, kind of like what a swirly bokeh would do. There are two different shots that I could find that use this effect in the film 'Midsommar', ...
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How can I recreate this overexposed effect from the last scene in 'The Lighthouse'?

Spoilers Warning I just finished Robert Egger's film 'The Lighthouse', and one shot in the final scene really inspired me cinematically. Winslow, face covered in blood, finally goes up to the top ...
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How can I achieve this lo-fi laggy extreme camera shake effect in After Effects or Premiere?

There was recently a short film released by a music collective 'Jackboys' with a very lo-fi, noir look to it, and when transitioning verses, the video cuts to shots with intentional, extreme camera ...
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ffmpeg blend mode multiply results in green overlay

i'm trying to overlap two video clips using FFMpeg. I'm using the following command: ffmpeg -i a.mp4 -i b.mp4 -filter_complex "blend=all_mode='multiply'" c.mp4 I was expecting to get something like ...
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What kind of effect is that? How can I replicate it?

I'm trying to replicate this effect on the logo whose it starts with a fade and then these “bubbles” filling the logo until complete. Demo: Well, the fade effect I can replicate :D. But this other ...
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Can't apply "fade in" after "fade out" (FFMPEG command line)

I'm debugging the command ffmpeg -i ./input-file.mp3 -af "afade=t=out:st=**5**:d=2" ./output-file But if I try to run a new fadein, after the fadeout, it won't work. The sound doesn't come back. ...
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