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Can't apply transition effect between clips in Premiere Pro

First, add your desired transition to your timeline, allowing it to be applied to only one of your clips for now: Select the transition and open the Effect Controls panel: Finally, from the ...
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Is there a rule of thumb for transitions in video production?

A while back I ran some introductory video editing workshops. I used to tell the participants about a particularly cool effect that I once found in Pinnacle; it was a pinhata that came swinging into ...
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Can't apply transition effect between clips in Premiere Pro

When you apply a transition between two clips, Premiere needs to use the frames of footage for each clip that go to the start and end of the transition. If there's no footage past that point, it won't ...
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Is there a rule of thumb for transitions in video production?

The least noticeable transition is a cut. Any transition, even a dissolve takes some time and draws attention to itself to some extent. That means a transition (and here I'm using transition to mean ...
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Anyone knows what kind of transition like this video?

What it is There is no set name for this transition as it isn't a standard transition effect that you would expect to find as a preset in your editing software. It is probably a custom made ...
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Seamless transitions

Playing the video at 1/4 speed on YouTube, there's no discernible transition other than a hard cut. If there were some sort of cross-fade or dip-to-black or luma fade, it should be visible at that ...
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How to move clips without loosing transitions?

The "Slide Tool" tool makes it possible to move a single clip without loosing the transition connected to another clip.
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How to achieve this type of transition?

According to the comments on that page, it is rotoscoped - which is (from Wikipedia) the technique of manually creating a matte for an element on a live-action plate so it may be composited over ...
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How to make the smoke become a mask layer?

Grab a pre-keyed smoke element from somewhere. Mask the smoke element as desired. Copy that mask onto the text or you can parent the mask as an adjustment layer. Keyframe opacity of text, linear wipe ...
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Premiere Custom Dip To Black Transition

This is a surprisingly tricky question, as Premiere doesn't let you edit transitions like, say FCP does. One way of doing it is to use presets: First create a preset for your fade in. Set two ...
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How to make the "wipe" transition with vertical line in Premiere pro cs6?

Depends on your idea. Simplest way is using a Linear Wipe Effect (on the strip above). For more complex transitions I'd suggest to animate a rectangular mask path in order to get most control, see the ...
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After affects transition help

You could use the particle engine CC Particle World. Set the particles to be shaded spheres, adjust the X&Y radius of the producer to fill the screen, adjust the birth rate to produce particles ...
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Cross dissolve error in Permiere Pro

You didn't mention which version of PPro you are using; but in version CS6 and prior there IS a bug with cross dissolve which is a bit idiosyncratic. The fix; move all of your video (select all) up ...
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Best transition to fast forward video

There is no magic transition that will help you. Simple cuts usually work best. A fade through black may help convey a sense of time passing. The most important thing is to think about the story you ...
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How to get this transition using ffmpeg?

This needs a slightly elaborate filtergraph to do as described. -filter_complex "[0]split[b1][b2]; [b1]crop=iw/2:ih:0:0[b1]; [b2]crop=iw/2:ih:iw/2:0[b2]; [1][b1]overlay=x='0-(W/2)*(...
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Can't apply transition effect between clips in Premiere Pro

Here is the solution: It's really simple when you know it :)
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Wanna learn to make videos that use documents

When you want something to happen on screen, at the very minimum, you need to tell it: When to start When to stop Where to be Motion lets you create templates for generators, transitions, and titles....
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Which scene transitions are commonly used?

Probably fade and cut. But, I must say every transition effect have a a point in terms of story telling. 'Cut' transition tells us the next scene might be in another place and time and so on.
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What is the name of this type of transition?

Found this double linear wipe as "Barn doors" transition in Sony Vegas video editor.
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Frame transition in sony vegas

I believe that the effect used for both the zoom in the beginning and the multiple vertical frames later on is the effect 'BlurMoCurves'. It's part of Sapphire OFX plugins and can be installed (and ...
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Voice over translation with interjections

The difference between a Dub and a Voice-over is that a Dub attempts to match a foreign language with lip movement and fully replace the audio using new words that don't change the meaning (much) ...
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How do I create a random word title?

Just wanted to add for anyone on After Effects you can very quickly and easily add a character offset.
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How do I create a random word title?

I found the answer to what I was looking for in this video, by accident. Leaving it here so others may find it in the future. I was able to get all letters to ...
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Better transition animations in premiere

Red Giant Universe has the support you need. Part of the video transitions included with Universe that might be useful to you: Swish Pan/Slide: can create a nice slide with motion blur support and ...
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Is there a rule of thumb for transitions in video production?

Use cuts for most all transitions. Some exceptions... Use transitions which convey a meaning: A clockwise wipe indicates the passage of time. Dreamy blur (with harp music) for a daydream sequence. ...
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After affects transition help

One way to do this would be to construct a matte layer out of white circles expanding as needed, then key one video layer over the other using the matte to reveal. You can animate graphic circles for ...
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How to add "two" transitions between clips in Premiere?

Jeremy's opacity method will work, but if you want to do it with transitions, just make a gap between the adjacent clips, apply the transitions to each clip separately and then trim them back together....
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How to add "two" transitions between clips in Premiere?

I am unclear on what you are asking. So you have 2 clips on your timeline and you want to have clip 1 dissolve but only halfway? That's your opacity. So just click on your clip in the timeline (next ...
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