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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Automation/Making Editing Macros in Adobe Premiere CS6

I'm interested in knowing if there is a convenient way to set up a sequence of multiple rote edits I am going to need to do 30-50 times over the course of one video (maybe with future videos as well). ...
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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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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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Batch synchronize clips to two channels in Premiere Pro

I have 20 clips with the duration of 20 seconds. Those are cut out from a video that is 2 hours long. I want to synchronize them back up to the full clip as simple as possible without using any ...
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Batch edit metadata in Premiere Pro

I have recently took over the responsibility to edit couple of videos. I find that the important part of the workflow would be to fill out the metadata with information regarding who shot the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Want to Start 2D 3D Animation Studio

I am a newly retired person (40 years old). I always loved animation and have some experience in 3D modelling (using 3Ds max). Now after retirement I want to start my own freelance animated video ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Help with playback stutter in Sony Vegas Pro 11

I've got 2 DSLRs in my kit, a Nikon D7000 and a Nikon D3S, for 1080i and 720p respectively. I experienced stuttering playback with footage from both cameras, and figured it was something with Nikon's ...
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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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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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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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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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Transcription Methods/Times

I figured I'd leave a question here while I did the manual labor, but what do you find is the best way to transcribe footage? I'm an editor and the first thing I like to do is create a script of ...
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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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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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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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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 ...