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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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Premiere Pro CC 2017 - Displacement map

Can't find it: Is it a plugin I have to import? Thanks for your time.
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Premiere Pro CS6: how to change color of a clip as time progresses?

I am trying out a few things for PPro, since I'm new to it (coming from Camtasia Studio 8) and I'm wondering, since a lot can be done, is it possible to not have the clip with a black and white effect,...
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How to load 3D LUTs on Dslr?

There are few film emulation LUTs (LookUp Tables) that I would like to use on my DSLR in real-time (live) because shooting live with LUT applied gives very accurate results and cuts down time on post ...
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Looking for an 80's VHS effect!

I'm looking for a way to turn an HD video clip into 80's style VHS low-quality. Here is an example of the look I'm desperately looking for: Thank you!!!
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Creating a freeze frame type effect purely in post

It it possible to create a sort of pseudo freeze frame effect in post production on ordinary video or archival footage. For example, doing this in After Effects?
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Kdenlive Render Effects

I'm using Kdenlive on Linux Mint 16, and I was finding that my keyframed "Box Blur" effect was significantly slowing down playback, and so I thought there might be a way to render the effects on a ...
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Video effects over the live webcam stream for a party

The idea is to stream a webcam video from one party location to a projector in the main area. It would be cool if I can find a way to add "fun cat faces" effects or something similar on the fly to the ...
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Video software to add video effects similar to Apple's Photo Booth

Apple Mac OS X includes Photo Booth, an application for taking photos and videos with the built-in camera (if available, of course). Photo Booth can also add effects while taking a picture or video. ...
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How to create a glitch effect

In many films(especially trailers) we can see some kind of glitch effects. Recently I found one more here: Video on FB: link. I want to try to create one by myself but cant find any useful info. How ...
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filming iridescent liquid or effect

I am going to shoot a music video where i want to have a iridescent effect. I could shoot a liquid with iridescent effect and then use it as background for the scene using green screen. But... how to ...
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Changing the effect of a certain object but not anything else

I am recording a scene in which a "gun" is involved, but I do not have the budget for a realistic gun, so I am using a nerf gun. I am wondering how I would make the nerf gun look real
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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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Best low cost software for lightsaber effect on a macintosh?

I'm interested in creating lightsaber effects with a Macintosh on home videos with my children. What is the best low cost software for recreating this effect today? I don't have Adobe CC, and have no ...
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Binding something to a moving object

Many montages on youtube use some kind of binding things(text, images) to some moving objects. For example this guy uses binding on game character: ...
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How to help warp stabilizer focusing on the right object?

I'm making a time lapse video. Due to the specific circumstances, the camera is shaking a little when taking the time lapse photos, which is slightly noticeable in the video. In order to remove the ...
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Copying Effects from Photoshop to After Effects

I was wondering if it was possible to copy effects settings from photoshop to after effects? Let's say I have a simple effect like "Levels" and I want to have the exact same values for the effect in ...
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Hearthstone-style graphics with After Effects

I'd like to make some graphics like Hearthstone with After Effects. But I'm having trouble finding the right technique to simulate that look. After some research, I found the way that the Blizzard ...
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How can I generate a full waveform from my audio file in After Effects?

There is an effect in After Effects which generates audio waves and spectrums from audio tracks. What I get is the form for a given second. How can I get the full waveform on a single frame ?
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How to remove transitions from title motion adjustments in Premiere Pro?

I am using some motion adjustments (Effect Controls) on title clips placed on top of my video layer in Premiere Pro CC 2015. I change the position of the clips (names) and also change the scaling per ...
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Dot matrix with depth cloud transition effect

Could someone point me in the right direction to reproducing this effect which takes an illustration, breaks it into circles of color similar to what an inkjet printer would do, and randomizes depth ...
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Turbulence cpu video effect

I used to use the Turbulence CPU video effect in Pinnacle Studio 16. Now I use FinalCutPro X and, till now, I was unable to find an equivalent effect. To have an idea of the effect you may look to ...
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Attach image to layer with tracking mask

I have a two layers. First is the an image (PNG) Second is a video And i want to "attach" first layer to region on the video and track that (just like mosaic effect with mask and tracking work). ...
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Which would be the best VFX software for an absolute beginner?

I am absolutely new to VFX designing and I have tried my hands on Blender, which I find quite useful. I tried After Effects, but couldn't do anything due to its complexity. I want to know about a ...
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Adding screen flash (Hitfilm 3 Express)

I want to use some kind of effect, to make the video flash for a short time, when something happens. (Example for a gaming video, when you get a kill the screen should flash for like a half a second) ...
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ffmpeg filter_complex problem

I'm trying to achieve complex effect with ffmpeg, but I seem to be failing the syntax of -filter_complex somewhere. The goal is to capture part of the screen (with UScreenCapture direct show device) ...
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Video overlay - how is this effect created?

I came accross this image - and was wondering how to recreate it in after effects? https://www.truedigital.co.uk/assets/video/us-hero.mp4
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Mask “shadow” showing up in the middle of the scene

Ok, I've got a question which is pretty hard to explain. I'm using Premiere Pro CC to produce a short movie. Here's a picture describing (or at least trying to) my set: "A" is the main track. "B" ...
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Can I clean up Premiere Pro CS6 preview files like this?

I did a test with a small Premiere Pro CS6 project and discovered that for each change I made to an effect Premiere generated a completely new preview file and stored that alongside the old file ( ...
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Post-production workflow: VFX before color correction?

I'm shooting my first internet video tomorrow. It has a spaceship chasing and shooting at a superhero in it. With knowledge accumulated between ~a year ago and now and more focused research over the ...
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How do I create this effect of instantaneous typing in a video?

I have seen in many videos where I see a cursor blinking and then something(maybe the name of a person) is typed out in the video producing an effect of the thing being instantaneously typed out.How ...
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Realtime fulldome video splitting

I need to split fulldome video stream to several projectors for planetarium. I wrote hlsl (and glsl) shader which does exactly what I need and has some configurable parameters. It works in MPC:HC that ...
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How should I go about doing this same exact effect for an upcoming project?

A client has tasked me to create a How-to-video for Hotel/Flight booking app. They sent me this video and told me to that they would like the same video. The problem is I have no idea what kind of ...
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How to reproduce this rainbow color feedback effect in After Effects?

I'm trying to reproduce this "color feedback" effect that was popular in the 80's (thanks to the Scanimate) : This one is from the song "Earth, Wind and Fire - Let's groove" Basically it work like ...
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Can't add effect to master clip on Premiere Pro CC

I am trying to add an effect to multiple pieces of video on the same sequence. The sequence contains: -10 .mov videos divided in a plenty of small sequences -pictures and titles I followed step by ...
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How to fix a 24fps shot that looks jerky when rendered at 30fps frame rate?

I accidentally shot one scene at 24fps instead of the 30fps I intended. I want to render it at 30fps (to fit the rest of the video), but the render from Premiere looks choppy, regardless of whether I ...
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What is this name of the video effect?

I got this from les mesirables (2012) movie. in this scene, guy singing, but camera blur all his around, focusing only on him. so What is this name of the video effect?
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After Effects stroke effect doesn't play

In After Effects I am trying to apply the Stroke effects to characters as described in this video: My Screen: Although as you can see even just going at the middle ...
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How 2D to 3D conversion is performed?

The Oscar winning movie Titanic which was picturized in 2D format and released in 1997 . It was again released in 3D format in 2012. But I wonder that how 2D to 3D conversion of movie frames is ...
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How to paint on video?

Is there a specific name for this technique? so I can search for tutorials about it.
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Fast Zoom Effect to New Camera

So I'm trying to recreate an effect that was used quite a bit in the first Hulk movie. I've seen it other places, but Hulk sticks in my mind. So the concept is that there are two cameras, one ...
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Open source video editing software compatible with Linux [duplicate]

I've been looking around for open source software I can use to quickly edit some of my projects when I'm away from home on my Linux laptop and the best I've found so far is Blender. Does anyone else ...
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What are some ways to simulate an explosion?

I'm beginning production on a film in the next few weeks, and I need an explosion in one of the scenes. It's not super complicated, just one shot a few seconds long with an explosion coming off the ...
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Interpolate Effects in After Effects

I have an image in After Effects that is slowly growing. After 5 seconds, I want the image to quickly grow. When I do this however, using 2 transition effects, the 'joint' at which the 2 transition ...
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Blur a face using only one video layer with Premiere CS6?

so with the new built-in masking option of the gaussian blur and similar effects in the CC version of Premiere Pro it's pretty easy to limit effect to a specific area of the video in order to e.g. ...
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Overlaying Images on top of each other so they both show

I would like to show an animation of an transparent image being overlaid on top of another image, But have both images show on the screen at the same time. The first image would be on the screen then ...
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Make a video look like it was taken from further away

I have a telephone video recording I would like to edit to make it appear it was taken from further away than it was?
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Create quickly alternating clips in Premiere Pro

I'm putting together a scene with music that has a steady beat, and then the tempo increases to the point where the beat is far more rapid. I'd like to alternate between video clips on every beat. I ...
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How to mask everything except eyes?

I have a video containing a single person facing the camera. I would like to black-out everything in this video except for a small rectangular box around the person's eyes. I'm sure there are many ...
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After Effects - Recreate a “distortion” or a special Radial Blur effect / Slowly pitch sound down

I would like to re-create an effect from the game Dishonored. The FX happens when I teleport or when I slow down time, the screen gets some radial blur and a strange kind of distortion at the edges. ...
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What do you call the video effect where water looks like it's standing still when filmed

I found a few interesting effects, which was labelled under the rolling shutter effect, however I was told that this was NOT an example of rolling shutter effect, what would you call this effect? The ...