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    You do realize that you have created a small...

    You do realize that you have created a small nightmare for yourself by trying to edit an already authored DVD right? It's essential to work with the original footage or just leave the DVD as it is. ...
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    Are you ultimately just using it for Youtube? ...

    Are you ultimately just using it for Youtube?

    I would export a native Quicktime file. This way you have a file that you can conform to whatever you need for whichever platform you desire.

    For...
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    I think you are mixing up your formats. ...

    I think you are mixing up your formats.

    First off, Premiere Pro on PC can play .MOVs just fine.

    Second you want to convert 5D footage regardless of what system you edit on because it's...
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    You can't encode to ProRes on PC. Your best bet...

    You can't encode to ProRes on PC. Your best bet is to use Avid DNxHD. It's free and just as good as ProRes. Just transcode it with Adobe Media Encoder before you import it. ...
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    You MUST convert the files to quicktimes. FCP...

    You MUST convert the files to quicktimes. FCP just won't work edit or play m2t files. Those m2t files are most likely compressed.

    Since you already own FCP7 just use Compressor with the ProRes...
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    Adobe Premiere Pro actually has the FCP hotkeys...

    Adobe Premiere Pro actually has the FCP hotkeys built into the program. It's also EXTREMELY similar. You might be best served by using Premiere Pro if you are working on high profile projects like...
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    FCX has a whole new style to it. Avid has always...

    FCX has a whole new style to it. Avid has always been considered the deluxe ultimate editing software, but if you are working from a home studio you may find that the simplicity of FCX actually...
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    It really takes years and years to be a Photoshop...

    It really takes years and years to be a Photoshop master. But for the rest of us it comes down to three things:

    1. Program skills - Knowing what all the functions are and the fastest way to use...
  9. DPI is really for print. The most important...

    DPI is really for print. The most important thing is that the resolution is identical to the video that you are working with.
  10. Do you REALLY need a hardware based board for...

    Do you REALLY need a hardware based board for mixing? It might be much more affordable to do it via software.
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    Start watching After Effects basics tutorials. ...

    Start watching After Effects basics tutorials. Video Copilot has some fantastic basics programs for free: http://www.videocopilot.net/basic/

    If you can get the basics down you should be able to...
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    Buy a used macbook on ebay or amazon. I know you...

    Buy a used macbook on ebay or amazon. I know you are on a budget, but this is your work here. You need the right tools to work with.

    Make sure you convert the files that come out of the camera...
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    Keep it to the bare minimum. People won't sit...

    Keep it to the bare minimum. People won't sit through a 5 minute reel. If you want to show your projects, have those on a separate page.
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    Final Cut Pro is the EASIEST. This is probably...

    Final Cut Pro is the EASIEST. This is probably what you are looking for.

    Avid is the most robust and is used in the most professional post houses.

    Vegas is very affordable and used by many...
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    Both ways work. An external program like...

    Both ways work. An external program like Sorenson usually has tons of options and allows you to batch file conversions.
  16. If you are on a budget get Sony Vegas Pro. ...

    If you are on a budget get Sony Vegas Pro. That's what a high number of Youtube video creators use.

    Otherwise Adobe Premiere Pro is the best editing software on PC.
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    Can you reshoot? There's no way to properly...

    Can you reshoot? There's no way to properly restore what isn't there.

    If you are going to try using a filter, try a premium sharpness filter like the Sapphire plugins. You can get really...
  18. Thread: Wedding DVD?

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    Who watches DVDs any more? Aren't we passed...

    Who watches DVDs any more? Aren't we passed that?

    Skip the cost of manufacturing and distributing DVDs. Send them a digital file via Mediafire or something similar. Emphasize that digital file...
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    Sticky: People always evaluate the cost of action, but...

    People always evaluate the cost of action, but they never evaluate the cost of inaction. The one problem client may be paying you well, but you are preventing yourself from finding a client that can...
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    Don't price just based on your straight forward...

    Don't price just based on your straight forward service, the creation of a video. This video will generate money for the company, therefore you can charge much more. In other words if you charge...
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