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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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Explanation/work around for a progressive slowdown for ffmpeg w/concat + crf

Source material I have to hold 90 days of dashcam videos that average 2-5 hours a session. Each session is made up of 61 second videos. All told it is 2-2.5TB of storage. (5 hours * 60 minutes per ...
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How to move small layers in zoomes out view of After Effects/Premiere Pro?

In both Premiere Pro and After Effects, it is (very often) impossible to move shots/layers backwards or forward when they are small, such as: When I try to move these shots, the double-ended arrow is ...
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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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Working with playback that should be muted sometimes

I am working on a clip (video+voice) with a simple soundtrack. The soundtrack is a pretty-repetitive playback. Basically, it doesn't matter exactly what part of the soundtrack is played on each shot. ...
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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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Best practices for managing AE titling/graphics across large series of videos?

I have a workflow that I use produce a lot of short instructional videos. Something on the order of twenty to thirty per set, that a couple years from now will comprise almost 200 sets. The format and ...
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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. But here's the thing: the files are in .mpg format, very large, and I am ...
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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 live, 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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Workflow for Adobe Premiere?

I'm new to editing. I'm from a photography background, using Lightroom. I've a set workflow for processing my images there, taking them from initially applying metadata, through triaging into folders ...
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What setup do I need to record and render at the same time?

I need help figuring out how to record while my computer is rendering. I am very new to video editing, so this is my current workflow. First, I record footage using Fraps (30 fps, 1080p, .avi). I ...
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Does version control have a part in the video production workflow?

I'm a software developer and I'm also interested in photography (for four years) and video production (for a few months only). ■ In software development, there is an important rule every developer ...
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What kind of hardware do I need for a multi-person editing team?

What are some good ("Pro?") ways of storing videos so that a team of editors can work on them? I currently work for an eLearning company that produces medium-large quantities of instructional videos (...
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Best file format workflow for Final Cut Pro 7 on Maveriks

i am having problems exporting my project in Final Cut Pro 7. All the clips i am working on are mov in h.264. I want to export correctly a master file, that will be converted in web format, hd... with ...
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Batch splitting ProRes into equal-length segments

I routinely have to take ProRes footage and break it up into twenty minute segments of both ProRes and h.264. The computer I'm currently using to do this does has Premiere but not FCP. Any ideas on ...
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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): ...
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How can I keep my project-specific Motion elements together with my Final Cut projects?

I'm producing a video with several graphics animations, and some of them need to be done in Motion. What's the best way to store a Motion animation that will only be used in one place in one FCP ...
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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 ...
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How to batch process hundreds of videos?

I have hundreds of videos in storage I need to distribute online. I'd like to do the following for each clip: Add a pre-roll video Process the audio (audio leveling, generic hiss/noise reduction for ...
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Batch-importing images in sync with audio/markers

I am trying to create a sequence that displays hundreds of images in succession. I want the images to change according to the speed/mood/beat of the music that plays at that moment. For example, ...