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Top new questions this week:

What do you call the video effect where water looks like it's standing still when filmed

I found a few interesting effects, which was labelled under the rolling shutter effect, however I was told that this was NOT an example of rolling shutter effect, what would you call this effect? The …

video effects special-effects  
asked by eLouai 5 votes
answered by AJ Henderson 5 votes

How to achieve "Acid Burn" saturation?

The TV show 'Utopia' has become renowned for its stylized visuals, including a type of saturation that is frequently described by reviews as "Acid Burned"... Director Marc Munden, who shot the …

color-correction post-production filter  
asked by John Smith Optional 4 votes
answered by Professor Sparkles 4 votes

Premiere Pro PC timeline only plays for a few frames and then no Audio after installing Miraizon DNxHD / ProRes Codec

Since installing Miraizon DNxHD / ProRes Codec I am not able to play my timeline in real-time. It gives me a few frames and then the video freezes and audio keeps playing. I changed from Performance …

premiere codec prores  
asked by integris 2 votes
answered by integris 1 vote

Lossy output with FFMPEG JPEG 2000

I'm trying to achieve a lossy JPEG 2000 output with FFMPEG, but no success so far. Using this command line: ffmpeg -i input.dpx -pix_fmt yuv420p -vcodec libopenjpeg output.jp2 As a result I get …

ffmpeg output  
asked by dmkr 2 votes
answered by Professor Sparkles 0 votes

Lossless cutting video (MPEG-4)

Is it possible to lossless clip out the video file (MPEG-4/H.264) that result chunks will be equivalent to the same of raw footage? I want to reduce size of the source (raw) material by cutting off …

editing software mpeg clipping  
asked by rook 2 votes
answered by AJ Henderson 2 votes

What software is required to make a simple animation clip like this?

I'm looking to create a very simple animation video, maybe 1-2 minutes long, with a 3D logo and text just kind of floating around and some lighting effects. I want to make something similar to this: …

asked by Ryan 2 votes
answered by YoMismo 3 votes

After Effects - Recreate a "distortion" or a special Radial Blur effect / Slowly pitch sound down

I would like to re-create an effect from the game Dishonored. The FX happens when I teleport or when I slow down time, the screen gets some radial blur and a strange kind of distortion at the edges. …

after-effects audio effects special-effects  
asked by Sebastian 2 votes
answered by Professor Sparkles 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Premiere Create custom frame size

I have downloaded a video from youtube to my laptop. It is 640x360px mp4 format. I'd like to edit it a little bit with Premiere CS5. How do I create a new project with the same resolution of my video? …

video premiere editing cs5  
asked by luca 1 vote
answered by OrangeBox 2 votes

Correcting exposure flickering in time-lapse footage (in After Effects)

I have made some time-lapse footage of a flower blooming. It was taken inside, at night, with constant lighting. The pictures are great, but as footage, the exposure between frames is slightly …

after-effects stop-motion  
asked by aaaidan 3 votes
answered by willard 2 votes
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