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Why does all timecode start at 1 hour? (01:00:00:00)
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Some projects use the hours field as a reel/tape/memory card indicator. Many cameras permit setting the TC hours number arbitrarily to support this usage. You could set the hours number in Pro Tools ...

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What software do movies use for FX?
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Blender is a free, open source 3D modeler and renderer which has physics support. It also supports compositing, or layering, animated graphics into your movie footage, right inside Blender. Like any ...

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Is Open-Source -film production possible with open-source tools?
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To make your vector artwork into a playable movie file, it will have to be rendered, and another term for rendering is rasterizing. For example, in printing, a single image is rasterized when a ...

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Rendered mp3 file is much larger than original
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The settings say Stereo. The doubling of file size might indicate that the original file was mono.

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Stretch or Change Timing in After Effects
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The solution will be found in the Timeline. Scroll through the items in the timeline until you find the track for the text object you want to change. The duration of the text on screen is defined by ...

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Recommendation to Shooting Long Videos
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Using a second DSLR and alternating between them would allow you to edit together continuous coverage, swapping memory cards as you go. Have both cameras on power adapters, not batteries. Don't buy, ...

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How to create Apple Keynote style Picture in Picture video
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Apple has a software package, called Keynote. Apple uses a version of it to make those presentations you see. You would need to capture the camera footage to your computer, then you could embed the ...

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What is the most lossless way to rip a laserdisc to a Mac?
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The capture format will be dictated by the abilities of your capture hardware. Many models of DV camcorders from the 2000's had a transcode capability - they will encode something sent to their ...

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