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How can encode video with images like these (overlay a video over a fixed image) with ffmpeg?

To overlay a half-sized version of a video in the center of an image, use ffmpeg -loop 1 -i image -i video -filter_complex "[1]scale=iw/2:-1[ovrl]; [0][ovrl]overlay=(main_w-overlay_w)...
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How they did it? (3D-like screenshots with animation)

This looks like 2.5D to me, probably in After Effects. You create high res art, perhaps by capturing web pages from a 4K display, then animate each screen. Its only a small amount of mousing. Then use ...
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Is possible to use this "map" as a mask? (After Effects)

Create an adjustment layer above the base image and apply one of the effects to it (you will have to do this whole process several times with one effect per adjustment layer). Add the colour mask ...
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Why do a lot of animation videos have wiggly lines?

This seems to typically be called 'Squigglevision', it's even patented. There do seem do be ways to replicate this in After Effects.
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After Effects: Make beam effect go over end/beginning

You can't do it with the beam effect as it stands. But… A workaround would be to move your start and end points further out along the line that they define. A bit of maths and an expression will do ...
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How are motion graphics like this created?

Totally doable using After Effects as it comes out of the box. I'd be making each letter a separate layer, turning that layer into a matte for the colour, which would be provided by the gradient ...
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How to remove transitions from title motion adjustments in Premiere Pro?

Set temporal interpolation to Hold as seen below:
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AE Counter Switch (Mins > Hs)

Make three text layers with a slider on each. Call the layers value 1, value 2, and value 3. In the source text of each of the text layers put this expression, to display the slider value and round ...
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Reference Request: Camera Movements

Mic shot looks like a dolly back tilt to track the subject. This is a compound movement that is natural to do with a hand held camera but more challenging when using a digital camera. Try tracking ...
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How to add simple textual animations to videos?

Looking at the video, I'd say it's highly likely it was made with Adobe Premiere, Final Cut, or Adobe After Effects. You could achieve the same thing in FFMPEG, but I doubt that's how they actually ...
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How to add simple textual animations to videos?

This code works well now. It has several text animations with FFMpeg. ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf "[in]drawtext=fontfile=/path/to/font.ttf: text='First Line': fontcolor=red: fontsize=40: x=(w-text_w)/2: ...
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Which tools are most likely used to create animated video (i.e. corporate commercials)?

I can't be really sure, but most of that can be done using After Effects and a simple screen recording. You record the screen of a phone, put that into after effects, get a picture of a hand and put ...
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How can I add animated text to a video programmatically (from a script) for use as quality video introductions?

If you has access to Adobe After Effects and Premier, you can create templates in After Effects with the Live Text tool and easily modify them inside Premier. More about this topic on the following ...
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How can I add animated text to a video programmatically (from a script) for use as quality video introductions?

Get TypeMonkey for AfterEffects. Other than templates, it's the easiest way to generate text animations from scratch. http://aescripts.com/typemonkey/
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How can I make a video from pictures?

You can use ffmpeg, a free command-line tool, for this. Syntax is ffmpeg -framerate 25 -i img%04d.png video.mp4 where img%04d.png is the pattern mask for a list of image files named img0001.png ...
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Why do a lot of animation videos have wiggly lines?

The style imitates hand-drawn cel animation, where each frame is drawn separately. Usually the lines will be slightly different in each drawing so you get what is called "boiling" or "line boil". ...
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Preserving Frame Rate

At first I did not understand your question, after you have supplied the example video I understood what your problem is. The issue is that when you import the Images, Premiere Pro assigns a default ...
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How to keyframe zoompan filter in ffmpeg?

With loop added, you are generating a video stream from the image. Now, zoom is applicable within the processing loop of a single frame, and pzoom for video streams. Also, zoompan doesn't have ...
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How to have an overlay move to specific points at specific frames using ffmpeg

Use ffmpeg -i C:\src\assets\video\base.mp4 -i C:\card.png -y \ -filter_complex "[0:v][1:v]overlay=x='if(eq(n,439),300,0)':y='if(eq(n,439),300,0)':enable='eq(n,438)+eq(n,439)'[out]" \ -...
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Masking Radio Waves in After Effects

Yeah, that's a weird thing with the radio waves effect. It seems to be applied after the layer masks, and thus ignores the masks for the layer. This happens for a few effects, particularly ones that ...
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Hanna Barbara animation frame rate

This may be useful: https://www.illustrationhistory.org/essays/hanna-barbera-the-architects-of-saturday-morning For a standard Disney feature, the film would be projected at the standard 24 ...
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How can i open circumference of circle as straight line in After Effects?

Use masks. Make a mask with 5 points, one in the centre of the circle two on either side in line with the first and two far enough away so that the mask covers half the circle. Then animate the second ...
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How do I get good at animation even though I'm not good at drawing and digital art?

Hard work. One does not become a god in animation overnight. Learn to master Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects. That's virtually all you need for professional animation. Or go and look for ...
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Create video from a series of single frames and use original audio

if it is something like "Stop-Motion Videography" that you need, Follow 13 steps {The keyboard shortcut are defaults of windows, for your case use that of MAC} Target your 'PlayHead' to the position ...
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Duplicating keyframes in After Effects

Click the layer were your made the keyframes Press U or P to reveal the keyframes Highlight the keyframes. You will know it's highlighted since the color of the keyframes is colored blue(see ...
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What techniques/tools are used to create this text motion graphics in After Effects?

Text animators are an essential part of working with text in AE, I suggest you read up on them, which you can do here. Text animators give you lots of tools for doing the kind of effects you want, but ...
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Has a realistic looking film ever been produced entirely virtually?

Well if you take a look at the mandalorian, almost every background is computer-generated. Sure, the actors are real, but almost nothing else. If you're looking for entire cgi-sequences, you can take ...
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make a stroke from a path in after effect

There are many ways to do this - here is one: Make a null object Make a mask path on the null layer using the pen Set a single keyframe on the mask's path Go to your object (e.g. a star in this ...
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How to accomplish this animated piano visual effect in a Livestream?

This is simply produce with a synthesia like software. (For example: https://www.piano-vfx.com/ ) Just record a MIDI-File and put some effects on it with this software. For the first one: I can ...
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How do I merge two shapes in one during an animation?

As far as I know, there isn't a great automatic way of doing this in AE. One technique is to make keyframes on your all shape paths, then paste the initial shapes into the path of the end shape after ...
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