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Using ffmpeg, a command line tool, you can use ffmpeg -i in.mp4 -vf select='trunc(mod(t+2,3))',setpts=N/FRAME_RATE/TB -crf 23 out.mp4 The select filter is used on the video stream. This filter evaluates the supplied expression on each frame and keeps the frame if the expression evaluates to a non-zero value. The expression used is trunc(mod(t+2,3)). The ...


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I can't cite any authority, but the term I've used and heard most often is handles. It's not just used for live shots, but refers to any trimmable material that allows for transition points to be adjusted, etc. In your example I'd say "this clip requires 10-frame handles".


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If I was going to send this to an editor Or If I was going to be sent this I would like the following structure (this is all dependent on how they work but it helps) - Project name - Raw Video Files - Day 1 - Cam A - Cam B - ... - Day 2 - Cam A - Cam B - ... - Audio Files - Dialogue - "Audio ...


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tomh's advice to double stack the video layer, reduce opacity by 50% and advance a frame is a great starting point and certainly works well on fluorescent light flicker. I've just had the same problem with a single chip DLP projector image in shot with the banding looping over about 5 frames. Working in Premiere Pro, I layered the video 3 times, cropped ...


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This is After Effect's automatic behavior any time it encounters more than one file with sequentially-numbered filenames. It's trying to import them all as entire file sequence. This effectively imports every file, but presents them all as one single animated footage item, with each file representing one frame. The solution is that in the "Import File" ...


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You might want to keep in mind the regulations concerning camera manufacturers. When recording over a certain limit in time (which I believe is 30 minutes), the sellers of the camera pay an extra tax-amount - so longer recordings are usually reserved for more professional, expensive cameras. What might be worth a try is recording with an external recorder ...


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In my experience, that's a indicator of the line between consumer, pro-sumer and professional cameras. At a previous workplace, it was problematic enough to justify investing in a better camera for the situation that could handle longer video lengths. Additionally, standard FPS for video are 24 or 30 fps. You might be able to save some time on the card ...


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There are several methods for interpolating additional frames if you want to slow down footage beyond its original frame rate. First: duplicating frames. Pros: very fast, easy. Cons: low quality, causes stuttering, even with fairly small decreases in playback speed. Second: cross fading between neighbouring frames. Basically each frame is dissolved into ...


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While it doesn't cover all your criteria, I use a program called Total Commander for most of my file management needs and it works well for working with a very large number of files and huge file sizes. Among it's features, it is able to do a directory synchronization that determines the differences between to folders, either by filesize/date or by content (...


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You could use the Posterize effect in Adobe After Effects, and set it to 2 colours. Or the Threshold RGB effect and set it to 127 (if it's an 8 bit colour video). You may have to greyscale the video first.


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IMO the next most valuable things, after the footage itself, are camera reports and script notes. With good notes you can tag and bin by scene/take, and flag which takes are 'printed' (in film terms) and which are bad or incomplete. Further flagging 'best overall' or 'starred' takes can make it much easier for the editor to focus on the good stuff more ...


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so I wasn't able to find any footage from the 1800s (probably because video was very new and not too common back then) but I have found some old footage of docks which I think might be of interest. London's Lost Docks DVD clip (1980s) This is about a minute of a Documentary about the London docks and may be of use. Britain'...


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The under exposed section will never have as much detail in the shadows as the correctly exposed section, so you will never be able to make the second section look as good as the first. Having said that: You need to duplicate your layer, then correct the exposure in the second half using level controls, or colour correction effects. As you correct, switch ...


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I have heard the term padding but don't know if it's a standardized term From The Art of The Edit: To allow time for a good transition, instruct your talent to fix a gaze on the camera for two seconds before and several seconds after a narration. A quick, sideways glance for approval, a swallow or a lick of the lips before or after speaking may be ...


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As of now, the Internet Archive has 2.1 million videos on the Moving Image Archive catalog. DESCRIPTION Download or listen to free movies, films, and videos This library contains digital movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts. Many of these videos are ...


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Browse the Creative Commons repository on Vimeo for a start. Except for the two non-commercial categories, videos from the other categories can be used for a credit, at most. Here’s where you can browse all the videos on Vimeo that have a Creative Commons license applied to them. Creative Commons licenses enable members to grant copyright permissions on ...


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