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In filmmaking, visual effects (abbreviated VFX) are the processes by which imagery is created or manipulated outside the context of a live action shot.

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Right pypeline to shoot crowd on chromakey, to add 3d on post

I NEED THIS TYPE OF PRODUCTION+VFX+3D ANIMATION VFX+3D My storyboard of the scene: If We shoot the crowd on a chromakey from these angles, which option would be easier and faster: To make a full 3D ...
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Time Remapping Panel Greyed Out for Colour Channel Mixer

A lot of effects in KDE support automation/animation. However, effects such as the colour channel mixer don't seem to have this option. Here's a screenshot of the greyed out time remapping panel (top ...
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Is there a way of creating a "natural" highlighter effect through Kdenlive?

On 15:20 of How To Make Vox Style Videos - After Effects Tutorial, YouTuber Mapal uses Turbulent Displace in After Effects to add a more natural look to the highlighter/marker effect typical of Vox ...
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How can I pause selected objects in a motion scene?

Hey guys, the question I'm asking can easily be understood by just watching the video via the above link, if anyone knows what this effect is called, I'll much appreciate it, bless up!
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How to achieve this liney camcorder effect on Premiere Pro or After Effects?

I've been looking for a way to achieve this effect but it doesn't seem to work accurately well.
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How can I subtly blur a car plate?

I need to blur out a car plate on a scene. I already tracked the plate with Mocha and used a mask with Camera Blur but the result is anything but subtle. Everything else on screen is on focus and ...
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How to accomplish this animated piano visual effect in a Livestream?

I would like to know how to produce this effect, for example on 1. YouTube Livestream, 2. Zoom, or 3. Omegle meetings. Thank you for your thoughtful answers/comments in advance! See this video: ...
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Mimicking persistence of vision for fast-moving objects

A common issue I see with videos of poi spinning is that as the poi spin faster, the video ends up with disjointed arcs of light, rather than a smooth motion as one would see in real life. Here is a ...
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What are the small windows called in news-style mid shots?

What is the name of these picture in picture squares that come up on studio mid shots? I've seem them used on YT as well for similar news-style channels. There's an industry term and I can't remember ...
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Cinema 4D ripple effect

Can someone please help me with this ripple effect on the torus and the sphere. Would appreciate the help a lot
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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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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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How to camera match move for moon/clouds/stars?

I have found the way to replace green screen and match camera move with background footage, but I don't understand how is it done for sky because the markers on green screen moves way faster than the ...
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How to implement fast forwards or skips in video editing

I have made a couple of diy and hobby videos in youtube, but without any eye catchy effects. I would like to implement the effect of fast forwarding with the idea below: Suppose I am making a paper ...
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remove wire on video

Can't see any other posts on this site about this which seems unusual so here goes. I have a video in which a wire is used to pull an object from the scene. I did a test which worked well, but the ...
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Best and easiest way to remove tracking markers from green screen video

I have this video : From which I want to remove all tracking markers (black and blue tracking markers). I tried to use After Effects through Mocha and Content-aware-...
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VHS Wobble After Effects

Does anyone know how to achieve the specific wobble of the VHS tape that can be seen here: (it's throughout the video, but you can best see it if you look at the "...
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Add 3D visual effects to videos

I'm trying to get some hands-on experience with 3D visual effects on videos. Similar to those AR apps, I want to add a 3D model with effects, say a dragon, to a video. Something like this famous demo: ...
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Do you use OpenEXR file format during making your video production? In the field of VFX [closed]

Do you use OpenEXR file format during making your video production? In the field of VFX.
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How do make a layer visible only when overlapping other layers in After Effects

How do make a layer visible only when overlapping other layers in After Effects. Below are the layers: I want the shadow from the bow to only be visible when over the verticle lines. Below are the ...
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How to put a hole in a wall (VFX)

This is a really basic VFX question. I just downloaded Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve (with fusion) and I was interested in trying out VFX. I thought it would be a cool idea to try to put a hole in the ...
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FFMPEG: Choosing the right win_func for showfreqs

I'm using showfreqs and various other audio viz filters to create cool spectrum visualizations for my self-released music. Going through the documentation, I see that there's a multitude of win_funcs ...
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How to deal with reflections in a space helmet

I am currently working on a short sci-fi film, and one scene involves a character going on a space walk. I've made a helmet, which has a plastic visor. The problem is that this visor is very ...
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What is the terminology for AR text in a video?

I'd like to learn how to add text in a video that's anchored to a 3d space in a video like augmented reality, but I'm having trouble finding out what this kind of effect is called. Example: ...
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Can anyone recommend a good/safe free spectrum visualizer? [closed]

Something that can generate fairly nice displays for videos would be good. Can just be the generic type where it displays differing frequencies as bars, but something nicer than the harsh ffmpeg ...
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How can I do Camera Tracking of turnaround Camera Shot?

Hope you are doing well. I am working on a Slow Motion Video in which Camera is rotating around a person on a dolly. I want to do 3D Camera Tracking of this Shot. I have tried it Using Adobe After ...
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How can a similar effect to the one seen here be obtained?

I was re-watching for the upteenth time this video. 10 seconds in, when they start performing, the effect I would like to talk about is evident: the band members seem to move as if the video was sped ...
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Video to Lens Flare on After Effects

I am editing this after effects template. Two flares are there in the package as two separate videos. How do I use them in the video? When I add like this, it shows only the flare without background ...
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Rotating image/video about an axis within xy-plane in FCP

Is it possible to animate a photo/video so that it continuously rotates about an axis within the xy-plane? For example, rotate it about the y-axis. I know how to regularly rotate a video (rotation ...
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Streamer Glow Effect: Star Trek New Generation - S.7 E.11

I was watching this episode and was amazed by the effect that they did to the streamers. How would they pull this off? I couldn't capture a picture of this but ill try to explain it. The streamers ...
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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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How to do a camera projection in maya?

I have a video, which I have tracked and solved for camera movement, which I have imported into maya. Now that I have this scene, I would like to do a camera projection on the objects, however, I can ...
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What is the best software for visual effects?

I want to gain some recognition by making some short films and youtube videos. I pretty much shot and edited movies in my mobile itself, and now planning to shift to PC which is a little more powerful ...
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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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Pop out a shape out of another shape

How do I do a 'pop out' effect from one shape out of the other? Right now I have this: But I would like if the shape visually appeared out of the left 1. So like it stretches and then comes ...
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are there any online Visual effect schools/courses?

If you want to learn how to animate you have a couple of options. You can either go to a raditional school or university, or you can take online courses on various sites. Are there similar online ...
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What are Grey Balls used for?

I know that a Grey Card is used for the white balance of the camera, but whate are the Grey Balls used for? On big Productions, there is usually a guy (what is his job?) that holds up a grey ball and ...
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What VFX and video production softwares are used in movies like "Captain America: Civil War" and "Doctor Strange"? [closed]

I was thinking that for VFX, they used Maya or some other animation software (especially for Dr.Strange) and for the video production, they used Sony Vegas or After Affects. And of course, they might ...
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Where can I find good free quality VFX effects stock library?

I'm having fun with HitFilm software and playing with my kids to make movies. I'd like to add some VFX to our creations. Where can I find a good bunch of stock video and audio effects? Usually our ...
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Nuke studio GPU

I'm working on my first project on nuke studio 10. The sequence is 10 mins long. I set the default blink device to my NVidia titan x. My machine is a Mac pro 5,1 12 cores. I tried to export the ...
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How do I make a video play on an image?

I am trying to make an intro for a video where the video only plays within an image. In this video, during the first 5 seconds, an image appears as white over the video and then switches to the video ...
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Can you zoom while moving backwards with modern cameras?

Hitchcock used to do this to create the feeling of nausea.
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How to remove Tracker points from green screen footage

I have downloaded green screen footage that has tracker points with it. I have easily remove the green screen but I am unable to remove tracker points from it. I have google it, but unable to find ...
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What is the best way to learn VFX? [duplicate]

I am new to this field but I'm very interested in making VFX and I had done some VFX clips on my phone. But I want some software names which I can understand easily and also create visual effects.
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Whats the name of this Effect?

I've been seeing a lot of Motion Graphics work including this special destruction like effect. It looks like this: Watch Video here Does anyone know, what this effect is called? Or what program is ...
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Tracking a person

What program does this kind of tracking and how hard is it to achieve good results? I've seen this done in a lot of vfx breakdowns.
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After Effects: How to create a sliding waveform

I was wondering how does one create a sliding waveform in After Effects? I know how to do a static one (since there is a simple effect for it) but I have no idea how to do a progressing one that ...
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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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What technique was used to transform Captain America from thinner and smaller into stronger and longer?

I would like to know what technique they used to show Chris Evans smaller and thinner in Captain America The First Avenger. What is the name of this video editing trick? How Chris Evans Captain ...
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How much visual effects studios like weta digital make per movie? [closed]

Does anyone know how much VFX studios like Weta Digital make per movie? http://www.wetafx.co.nz/
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