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Does version control have a part in the video production workflow?

Version control in the sense of Git isn't very practical in the video world. You would need to make a specific version control tool for every audio and video tool out there as all work with their own ...
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Does version control have a part in the video production workflow?

Just to add to the previous responses: While there's nothing quite like Git for the video world, there are Digital Asset Management/Media Asset Management tools that can more or less do the same thing ...
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How to add images at the end of an existing movie?

Use this command: ffmpeg -i "video" -loop 1 -t 3 -i "image" -f lavfi -t 3 -i anullsrc -filter_complex "[0:v] [0:a] [1:v] [2:a] concat=n=2:v=1:a=1 [v] [a]" -c:v libx264 -c:a aac -strict -2 -map "[v]" -...
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Does version control have a part in the video production workflow?

Version control doesn't really have as much of a place in video editing because it is by nature non-destructive. At the core of any NLE(non-linear video editor), the output is actually something ...
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App to quickly analyze audio loudness of several video files?

ffmpeg, a free multi-platform command-line tool, can do this. Use the volumedetect and EBUR filters on each of the files ffmpeg -i input.mov -af volumedetect,ebur128 -f null - 2> input.log This ...
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How to annotate specific parts of video in pre-production?

Disclaimer: You didn't specify what program you are working with, so I assume you are using the current version of Premiere Pro. Assembly Workflow Your workflow is a common one for beginners. Back ...
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Workflow for Adobe Premiere?

It depends on the type of production. If it's say, a documentary where you have hours of unscripted footage; a drama where the shots are organised by scene, shot and take and you are working to a ...
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Creating a one-off non-pro video to document a project - what software would be sensible?

This question gets asked quite frequently, and normally the answer is to pick one from this list. But since you very clearly defined what you are looking for in the editing software, I think I can ...
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Editing with music: what workflow produces the best results?

Sooner or later you have to look at your video and make choices. A term of the art is to "create video selects". And the organizational technique used in Premiere Pro is called a "stacked timeline" ...
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Red Epic, Adobe Premiere Editing Workflow

Drag all your r3d files into Adobe Media Encoder (or CineX Pro), transcode to ProRes 422 (Proxy) and then use these to make your edit in Premiere. Once done, make the proxy footage offline in your ...
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How do I batch replace video clips in Premiere to graded copies? (from Da Vinci Resolve)

Method 1 First, with the Premiere project closed, move the original files that you're editing with to a new folder or other location. Open your project and it will warn you of missing files. Click the ...
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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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Does version control have a part in the video production workflow?

If you enable it in the preferences After Effects and Premiere automatically make incremental saves of the project files. These incremental saves could be used to revert to previous versions, which ...
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Does version control have a part in the video production workflow?

As a long-term video professional i can attest to the fact that the need for a lightweight, robust, transparent and open form of a VCS is sorely lacking in the majority of media workflows. The ...
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Workflow to ingest files from Zoom audio recorder

If youre hopefully running windows, use explorer (My Computer). Navigate to the SD card. In the search box for that window, type *.wav (or whatever extension you used to record). The window will ...
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Does version control have a part in the video production workflow?

I had the same question, also being a software engineer by trade, thinking of photoshop work. we can tell the video editing program "revert to version 2.5", edit a bit, then tell it "revert to ...
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Batch splitting ProRes into equal-length segments

I would use ffmpeg. Just write a sript in any scripting language you prefer and tell ffmpeg to encode new files depending on the total duration of the source file and let it only encode a certain ...
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Workflow for Adobe Premiere?

My video editing process is actually kind of similar to my photo editing process. First I scan quickly through my footage to find interesting images or clips which I think may be useful. Next, I ...
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Trim the part of composition in After Effects along with its key frames

As Alex suggested, precomping is the answer to your question. There is no other way to have two separate compositions within one composition. Precomping is a normal part of the After Effects workflow, ...
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Transitions in Premiere Pro CC 2015 with After Effects Sequence

Often (and perhaps in your case) what is happening is the following. Initially you have a clip that has plenty of content before or after your transition point. You trim that clip to represent the ...
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How can I stay motivated and become more productive as a video editor?

Do you drink coffee? That's my solution. More seriously though - For me, it helps to jump from project to project, setting individual goals each time I move to a different project, e.g. for project '...
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Looking for suggestions on workflow/equipment: daily production of short presentation videos

There are camcorders that enable full-res uploads of their memory cards via WiFi. Thus, if your room has connectivity to your intranet, you can leave the card in the camcorder, hit upload when you ...
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How Do I create this liquid like animation?

Those paint splats are often done with stock footage or filmed footage. Get a black or green surface, throw some paint at it and film it. Bring it in to AE and extract the alpha from the luma or with ...
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Motion capture and 3D model formats

You are a little confused in the MoCap process. Most mocap is captured live on either a soundstage or direct to your computer with a webcam/video camera with specialized software. This software ...
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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

I would suggest trying to combine the two audio feeds. If you layer the room audio with the clean audio, it will probably help make things more usable. Otherwise I would give the customer what they ...
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How to handle credit

Paperwork is important. Beyond a simple Excel spreadsheet, you should have appropriate releases from everyone involved in your project. Depending on your jurisdiction, it is likely that you can't ...
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Switching from Adobe to Resolve

The customization options for window arrangement are limited in Resolve, compared to some applications. The customization options are flexible enough to have your timeline on a second monitor, though....
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Workflow of editing in Premiere and Color Grading in Davinci

What works for me is the following: Sync audio in PluralEyes and export to Premiere. Edit in Premiere before color correction or grading. Yeah, log footage looks crap, but you should be able to ...
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How to export, then edit, finally replace individual clips in Premiere Pro?

Not sure I get it, but have you considered exporting an XML of your Premiere timeline? Import that XML in the program you plan to use to do your editing (hopefully it can handle it), do you edit, ...
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How to export, then edit, finally replace individual clips in Premiere Pro?

Why not convert your original clip to uncompressed AVI, and then render and replace will "do the right thing".
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