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Applying Audio Effect to Entire Project

I'm working on a project made of hundreds of short video clips taken over the past year. Some indoor clips, some outdoor, some in a quiet environment, some in loud, etc. Naturally, they all have ...
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After effects workflow for several similar clips

I have to create animations that will be displayed on a screen when a player scores. Each player will have his own animation (with a photo and his name). But all the animations will essentially be the ...
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Transcoding from AVC to ProRes: Are there any negatives that would happen to the footage?

I've shot a short film and the files are using AVC codec within an .MP4 container. I'm wondering whether transcoding to say Quicktime (ProRes 422 HQ) would have any negatives that come with it. I ...
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Exporting video layers for Premiere-DaVinci workflow

I am editing in Premiere, and sending an XML to a colourist working in DaVinci Resolve. We chose to colour after picture lock in order to reduce the colourist's workload. All of the tutorials I have ...
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Can I import an entire folder into After Effects and/or Premiere, in such a way that newly-created files will be imported automatically?

One of the most maddening things about my workflow in After Effects and Premiere is that whenever I record a new piece of footage (e.g. recording a new .mp4 in OBS) or create a new image asset (e.g. ...
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Davinci Resolve - Store Clips Edited in Cut Window in a Media Folder

I am working on a video project in DaVinci Resolve. It a short video documenting a piece of installation art. One of the media files is a handheld camera that takes close up shots of different parts ...
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Automating Adobe Premiere Pro for trimming videos based on volume level

Good evening, I have been recording screen-captured videos from my iPad explaining Math concepts (it's a Khan Academy style personal project). After I record it, I trim out the parts in which I'm in ...
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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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Is there a microphone / video setup that requires little to no post-production?

I'm trying to record one take per day of someone reading a story in from of a camera in a vlog-like format, but I don't have a ton of time for post-production. Most advice articles on a vlog setup ...
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What's the quickest, most efficient way of sending files/proxies to a remote editor (using Premiere) over a moderately slow internet connection?

Say that I have many gigabytes of files (4GB) and I want to send them to an editor who lives many miles away. The editor will create a new Premiere project file, edit a couple of sequences and send ...
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Can you keep the edges of vector elements smooth past 100% zoom in After Effects?

I often make animations in After Effects that use vector resources made in Illustrator. Often times, I need as much accuracy as I can get, to align anchor points to the center of rotating elements ...
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Archival storage for RAW video

I am filming with my BMPCC4k and figured out to be my workflow as follows: Import Clips to harddrive. Create Proxy's using Adobe Media Encoder. Edit in Premiere Pro. Then Color Grade in Davinci. Then ...
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FCPX 10.1.3 - How Do I Copy Project?

Super-basic question, I know, and yes I'm a total noob. I have a simple project in my timeline that I'd like to save (so I can go back to it in the future and make edits) but then move forward with ...
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Workflow of editing in Premiere and Color Grading in Davinci

I am new to color grading in Davinci Resolve (Studio) and am not sure about how the workflow should go. As far as I understand there are three options: Color Correct all Clips and render in losless ...
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How can I handle extremely long recordings?

I'm working on a software application that needs to process the video of legal depositions, which is just someone talking for a potentially long period of time. Potentially, they could leave the ...
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Switching from Adobe to Resolve

I want to switch from Adobe Pr to Resolve. I downloaded it and now have some questions: How can I put any of the windows (Timeline, Preview...) on another screen? All in all the customisation seems ...
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How to handle credit

How do you organise and remember all the people that helped in the project? Do you simply have an excel sheet with the names and what the person did? Thanks!
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Video sorting workflow

In windows 7, I used to use windows explorer to click on a video, press the play button, and decide if it was worth keeping. If it was worth keeping, I'd move it to a "use" folder. However, Windows ...
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Creating series of instagram videos with the same templates in premieme pro

I am a content provider and have an instagram account with 86K followers. I need to upload at least 4 videos everyday. Until now, I created about 300 videos. All of them have been edited in just one ...
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Editing involving several backup drives: how to assemble a project with minimal clip duplication?

This question might be a little complex, but here's the situation: We are a small team and we shoot almost every day, we do correspondence-type shooting. We are backing up our footage to external ...
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Premiere: Make clips from extracts of same clip

I am dealing with long clips inside which I have several different moments I want to use. So when logging, I create multiple sequences I use as folders, and I put extracts (i/o) of these clips in the ...
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How are motion graphics like this created?

A few days ago i was browsing a forum, and I came across this person's signature which was underneath their comment. I contacted them a few days ago because I was interested in how this sort of motion ...
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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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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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Reverse order of clips when importing from card or camera in Final Cut Pro X?

When I'm doing to-camera commentary in my studio, a regular part of my workflow is to record some footage on my DSLR and then import it immediately into Final Cut Pro X. I'll often need another take (...
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my client is unhappy with the video editing of the evening dancing as we havent used the actual audio but used songs that were playing that evening

My client is unhappy with the outcome of evening dance footage since we didn't use a recording of the actual music being played that evening. Instead we used clean music, the original CD recording of ...
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How can I create proxy videos from Ursa Mini CinemaDNG sequences?

I am currently working on a web series where we are shooting in RAW image sequences with a Black Magic Design Ursa Mini 4k. We have a mixed post production environment where the editor is working in ...
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How to annotate specific parts of video in pre-production?

When working in pre-production I usually have a lot of video material which I all subsequently place on the timeline and cut specific parts which I will/can use. Then when starting to work on ...
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How can I quickly reduce .mpg files?

I recently imported a few personal videos I had on VHS or video 8mm tapes using Roxio Easy VHStoDVD equipment and software onto a Mac. But here's the thing: the files are in .mpg format, very large, ...
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4K Workflow in FCPX - crop down for multicam angles

Shot an 80min interview @ 4K 422LT (271GB)on BMPC and want to create 3x 720p angles for multicam. Unsure if it's best to create them as compound clips cropped from the one 4K master clip inside of ...
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Workflow to ingest files from Zoom audio recorder

I use a Zoom H5 audio recorder, and when I copy the audio files from it I like to have them sitting next to the video files they correspond too. The problem is the way Zoom stores files: every clip ...
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How do I batch replace video clips in Premiere to graded copies? (from Da Vinci Resolve)

My color grader and I are working in parallel. I'm editing in Adobe Premiere, and he is grading in Da Vinci Resolve (version CC 2015.2 and 12, respectively). I gave him an early rough cut of the ...
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Motion capture and 3D model formats

I have a light background in CAD and modelling, and I want to use some virtual sets with motion capture. I'm trying to determine what program/platform my next 3D model should use if I want to work ...
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App to quickly analyze audio loudness of several video files?

Is there an app for OSX that lets you quickly analyze the loudness of a bunch of video files, shows you the peak and RMS loudness of each file in dBFS (I think dBTP and LUFS would be too much to ask ...
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How Do I create this liquid like animation?

I just wondered what Plugins are neceassary to create such a liquid looking effect like in this video: https://vimeo.com/136832449 Screenshot:
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How to obtain clipname while shooting?

Is there any kind of solution to obtain simultaneous the clipname while shooting? prehaps to read hanc and fanc of the SDI signal? I use a sony AX1 4K.
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How to add images at the end of an existing movie?

I'd like to add some images at the end of a mp4 file via ffmpeg: Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Editing with music: what workflow produces the best results?

What would produce the best result, in terms of quality? So I like to go out and take some random dynamic, smooth, clips of places around my neighborhood with my Flycam, but I'm wondering what would ...
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How to export, then edit, finally replace individual clips in Premiere Pro?

I have a sequence, which has many clips on timeline - shorter and longer ones, from different (long) video source files. I'd like to export all these properly trimmed clips to individual uncompressed ...
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Looking for suggestions on workflow/equipment: daily production of short presentation videos

i am looking for any and all sort of suggestions on workflow and equipment, specifically camcorder choice. Case details: We are producing short videos every day. A person is standing in front of ...
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Transitions in Premiere Pro CC 2015 with After Effects Sequence

I have two clips in Premiere, to which I want to add a black fade transition. So far that works without a problem. But when I replace the clips with After Effects compositions (because I want to add ...
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Final Cut Pro X & Davinci Resolve workflow

I'd like to grade a Final Cut Pro X project with Davinci Resolve. Unfortunately my Final Cut experience is very limited and I don't understand how to get a consolidated project, linked to the original ...
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Issues with uncompressed video in edting software

I want to create a video from a collection of sequences I took with a light portable camera in 1080p. Because the sequences are quite shaky I used VirtualDub/Deshaker to process the video files and ...
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Premiere distorts 2.0 anamorphic R3D footage when paused in the source viewer

This is my first time working with anamorphic red footage. When I view footage in the source monitor, all anamorphic clips are sheared diagonally (image below): The problem does not persist when ...
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Red Epic, Adobe Premiere Editing Workflow

We shot some stuff on a Red Epic. The footage is on a 2TB Hitachi HD. Now I need to edit the footage. I can't transfer all the footage to my MacPro desktop because it is too many TB and will take too ...
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Trim the part of composition in After Effects along with its key frames

I want to trim a composition b/w the two Composition marker (1) and Composition marker (2): You see there are many layers with different key frames and I want to trim everything which lies in the ...
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MP4 to DVD - suggestion for workflow

After a break of a few years I have started doing video editing again. So I bought Sony Vegas and later upgraded it to the latest version. For this particular project my source files was created by ...
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How can I stay motivated and become more productive as a video editor?

I really like the editing process, how it's possible to bring a vision you've had to life, by timing things just right, etc. It's a great art. Unfortunately I am super un-productive at it. This has ...
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What is best practice to manage “all evening” recording to allow improvements to propagate into different videos using it?

Adobe Premiere has had some new and changed features, including new ways to use nested sequences. I've not used Premiere in a long time, and I'm wondering what the best way to handle this kind of ...
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Exporting to multiple formats

these days we usually have to export our videos to multiple delivery formats - HD variants for projection, and we tend to have different settings for vimeo, youtube, and the other versions we might ...
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