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Santanu Bhattacharjee

Member Since:
May 2nd 2010
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MUMBAI MAHARASHTRA
Suggestion request for automatic book opening
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 2 days ago
I have to make an audiovisual of a book that flip opens its pages (stiff ones) automatically in many directions one after another. I thought of a few ways to achieve this. 1. Shoot the book with wires
Re: Suggestion request for automatic book opening
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 23 hours ago
Thanks for your suggestion, but the book does not open in the conventional way. There are many flaps that open left, right, top, bottom pivoted. So ONE SIZE FITS ALL templates don't work for me. I hav
Copyright management of created content
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 2 days ago
As a part of the agreement one of my client wants all stock footage, stock music, source project, templates to be given to him on completion of project contract. These footage, stock music, templates
Re: Copyright management of created content
by Patrick Sheppard 2 days ago
Because what I say below may be wrong, I'll preface this response by recommending that you check with each of the stock websites to see what is or isn't allowed. That said: To the best of my knowledge
Video with a Transparent Background Floating on my Website
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 3 months ago
With lots of iteration in coding and working with several codecs rendered in After Effects, I was able to create a video spokesperson with a transparent background floating on my Website - https: www.
News: Red Giant Complete is Now Free for Students and Teachers
by Cow News Droid 4 months ago
The free EDU subscription will last 180 days. When that time period ends, users will need to re-verify their academic status to renew their free subscription of Red Giant Complete (Portland, OR--March
Re: News: Red Giant Complete is Now Free for Students and Teachers
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
This is a great piece of news. We need to share it will all students. Santanu Productions, Mumbai The Swiss Army Knife for All Your Creative Needs
News: DaVinci Resolve Used to Edit and Grade Recreation of Nightmare On Elm Street
by Cow News Droid 5 months ago
Original cinematographer Roy Wagner ASC experimented to see how far filmmaking tech has come since his 1987 shoot (Fremont, CA--March 19, 2020) Blackmagic Design announced today that DaVinci Resolve S
Re: News: DaVinci Resolve Used to Edit and Grade Recreation of Nightmare On Elm Street
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
Its almost recreating History. Visualizing films we have grown up watching. Santanu Productions, Mumbai The Swiss Army Knife for All Your Creative Needs
News: EditShare Remote Workflows Deliver HDR and Editorial Productions Safely Across The Finish Line
by Cow News Droid 4 months ago
Flow enables secure, modern editorial workflows and collaboration; support in demand for remote workflow design consultancy and finishing services (Boston, MA--April 7, 2020) EditShare , a technology
Re: News: EditShare Remote Workflows Deliver HDR and Editorial Productions Safely Across The Finish Line
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
The upside of global COVID lockdown shows an optimistic change in mindsets that remote works are now a reality, possible, and need of the hour. Santanu Productions, Mumbai The Swiss Army Knife for All
Multi-creator Video Content Collaboration
by Mike Little 4 months ago
Hi! The company I work for is at 100% work from home during this coronavirus pandemic. The executives have decided that they want to each create a 30 second clip with their mobile devices that I could
Re: Multi-creator Video Content Collaboration
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
I am already doing this with my team. Mobile videos arent very heavy files. A free google drive 15 GB account is good enough. All team members may have to download the footage locally and work. You al
Phone videos delivered at wildly varying sizes
by Claire Presnall 4 months ago
So, we're doing some edits of phone video shot by the people in them (because...well, you know). And the clips we received are a variety of sizes. They were shot on the same phone, by the same person,
Re: Phone videos delivered at wildly varying sizes
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
Leave aside asking your people to change the resolution setting, I am tired of sending them a comprehensive pictorial video on how to shoot and send videos when shot with a smartphone camera. Despite
Animate dotted map
by Pav Vladislav 4 months ago
How can I animate this map in Ae that the rectangles fly in zoom out and fall into place. Ofcourse it will take a lifetime to animate Z position of each of the rectangles. What is the quickest possibl
Re: Animate dotted map
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
Richard Garabedain "that would be cc card dance...card wipe is easier and might be able to do it but card wipe is the true master...Also element 3d could do this very easily if you know how to use el
Maximum audio and video track Premiere CC 2019
by Alan Norman 4 months ago
Hi there, I am planning to import a choral song with many singers, perhaps 40 Facebook clips to make a short video. I have successfully made a previous video with around 12 channels of audio and video
Re: Maximum audio and video track Premiere CC 2019
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
Antoine Dorni "If the clips are filmed on phones you might have issue with variable framerate (VFR) : https: www.reddit.com r VideoEditing wiki faq vfr" That's true. You may have to modify the frame
PP fetching disk in advance
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
While working with footage in multiple hard drives, during playing a sequence if the footage is coming from the same disk, PP does play every new clip almost instantly. However, I have often noticed t
IMAGINE! If multiple clips could be put into the same layer in After Effects & there were transitions, Could AE replace Premiere Pro?
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
I am an old-time Adobe guy. Its suite of video software has made may significant improvements in the last few years. However I think off-late, Adobe is getting complacent with re-inventing wheels. Whi
Re: IMAGINE! If multiple clips could be put into the same layer in After Effects & there were transitions, Could AE replace Premiere Pro?
by Antoine Dorni 3 months ago
Good thinking but the thing is, Premiere Pro is far more efficient at real time playback ! AfterCodecs and BRAW Studio plugins for Adobe CC : https: autokroma.com
Basic Question for Stability
by Matt Hannon 4 months ago
Hey guys, I'm just about to delve into a feature doc with hundreds of hours of footage, something like 30k clips. Just wondering what people's thoughts are on the Mercury Playback Engine in regards to
Re: Basic Question for Stability
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
My experience - I stick to hardware acceleration, even if some effects crash or don't render once a while. The agony of scrubbing through the basic things again n again during an edit is more painful
Multicam sync Premiere native vs Plural Eyes
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
I have been using Plural eyes for Multicam sync even before it natively existed in PP. Somehow, I find the PP workflow very clumsy. It makes layers and layers of videos in the Multicam view. You need
News: Adobe's Best Practices for Working Remotely
by Cow News Droid 5 months ago
Here are tools included in your Creative Cloud subscription to make it easier to connect with colleagues and customers (San Jose, CA--March 19, 2020) As one of the largest and most diversified softwar
Re: News: Adobe's Best Practices for Working Remotely
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
What could be the least expensive way to share footage among a small team of 3 remotely Project locking and other fancy things may be needless and expensive for the size of our studio. Santanu http: w
COVID-related internet throttling
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
https: www.zdnet.com article youtube-follows-netflix-in-limiting-streaming-quality-amid-coronavirus-outbreak Still think we can move everyone to the cloud for business Especially our business - Oliver
Re: COVID-related internet throttling
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
You have a point. However, wouldn't that be too cumbersome to attach a proxy manually to each of the hundreds of clips! I am not sure if that could be automated. Need to check. Anyway thanks for the i
Working from home
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
FCPco offers some pointers https: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2248-remote-working-learning-a-list-of-resources-to-help-with-corona-virus-social-distancing - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.c
Re: Working from home
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
I work with Big Banks and run into similar problems. Their systems and laptops are horribly firewalled that literally nothing works. No Drive, No Cloud, Not even Pen Drives. I feel like gifting them a
How's business right now? (Also, what and where?) And how are YOU doing?
by Tim Wilson 5 months ago
The news has been so full of "okay, everybody's working at home" or "everybody SHOULD work at home" that it's easy to forget that not everyone in the world of video production has been granted this op
Re: How's business right now? (Also, what and where?) And how are YOU doing?
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 4 months ago
The last 20 years for me have been script shoot edit repeat. This has got a pause for now. Time to redo my website https: www.santanu.biz. Learned some HTML online and put it all together. For long Go
How is this effect achieved?
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 2 years ago
Can somebody explain how is this effect achieved https: www.youtube.com watch v=uEoIV4YOKx4 I initially thought these were two videos joined by adding camera shake so that the cut was not visible. But
Re: How is this effect achieved?
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 2 years ago
Thanks for the prompt reply. I did not notice the bad roto on the trick guy's hair. Also you are right that these productions have indefinite budgets or ticking clocks to do the shot right. Santanu Pr
How to get maximum background bokeh for large subjects?
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 2 years ago
I have a container about 60" x 60" x 60" kept in a lage factory. I wanted to blur out the messy factory for my video shoot on my 5D. I tried Canon 50 f 1.8, Samyung cine 35 f1.5, Sigma 90mm 2.8 Macro
Re: How to get maximum background bokeh for large subjects?
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 2 years ago
Thanks for your suggestion. In fact 50 was the best of all. Warren Eig " I'd also turn off some of the lights in the background so the light falls off behind the subject if possible." During the day,
Live Chromakey software - PC
by Zvi Twersky 11 years ago
I'm looking to get software (only) for live chroma key preview. (PC - not MAC) We will be shooting full HD (1920x1080) so Ultra won't work. (supports only DV). The camera shoots MP4 so FXhome Composit
Re: Live Chromakey software - PC
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 6 years ago
I had made a prototype chroma for a blue screen long ago in flash. If there is still such a need, I can take the program it further. Here is the link - http: www.santanu.biz demo demo.php query=chroma
Screen recording of hospital theatre camera
by John Shand 6 years ago
Hi All, I wonder if anyone has recorded a hospital theatre operation before There is always a camera getting the close up stuff which is then output onto a screen in the theatre. Does anyone know how
Re: Screen recording of hospital theatre camera
by John Shand 6 years ago
Hi all, Thanks you so much for the comments. We actually had two options in the end. We bought a HDMI capture device (used for recording xbox games etc) and we bough some USB sticks as we weren't sure
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Instructional video: How to walk an audience through a company's computer software
by Alex Jones 6 years ago
Reference video: https: asana.com guide explore videos get-started Hey all, this should be pretty basic but I need to create a video much like the one I supplied above and I'm wondering if for the par
Re: Instructional video: How to walk an audience through a company's computer software
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 6 years ago
I have done many iPhone and Tab demos using two techniques The flash way - Made every screen manually in flash and animated it. http: www.santanu.biz demo demo.php query=iphone&count=1#footer When cli
Soundtrack for Video
by Burair Al-Lawati 6 years ago
Hello, I have a 30 sec video project, and i need some music soundtrack for it. I feel if i buy a soundtrack it wont be perfect, what do you think if if ask a company for make a custom music And who do
Re: Soundtrack for Video
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 6 years ago
3 ways to go about it - Use stock Music - Boring, generic. Use stock music cleverly - Use bangs and crescendos by editing the music. Much better. Sometimes great - greatness depends on your talent. Us
Generic video
by Stephen Smith 6 years ago
I got a kick out of this: https: vimeo.com 89527215 Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Vimeo page
Re: Generic video
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 6 years ago
Hah! This proves you can sell anything abstract to make people believe you. Santanu B The Swiss Army Knife for All Your Creative Needs
copyrighted music use in videos posted on youtube
by ryan early 6 years ago
Does anyone know the current status of using copyright music in promotional videos ( or any kind of videos ) for clients wanting to use the videos on youtube. My answer to requests for copyright music
Re: copyrighted music use in videos posted on youtube
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 6 years ago
Here is a situation. Often clients want us to make a video with some YouTube reference videos and other copyright audio tracks (which does not belong to them) for their internal consumption, may be to
Filming Logo's
by Olly Lawer 10 years ago
Hi, Shot a video for a corporate client Inc a board in their lobby showing all of their customers logo's. Can I Inc it in the final video without seeking each companies permission who's logo appears T
Re: Filming Logo's
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 10 years ago
I generally get a liability indemnity signed by my client because not only can we get into copyright infringement of brands unknowingly, we may get into trouble with shooting people of the organizatio
Intensity shuttle / Decklink data flow
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 10 years ago
I am contemplating between buying intensity shuttle or the Decklink Series Basically I may use it to edit several layers of mixed footage - HDV DV Mpeg2 Pal Ntsc Youtube stuff nested clips with video
Re: Intensity shuttle / Decklink data flow
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 10 years ago
Oh! Forgot to mention, I might think of FCP or Premiere as the NLE. So you men to say whether Decklink or Shuttle, both use the same technology to move the mixed output channel data from NLE to the vi
Make Regular video look like stop motion
by Shea Scott 10 years ago
Hey does anyone know how to make regular video look like it is really stop motion. Here is an example: http: www.youtube.com user MysteryGuitarMan#p c CF81022FAB19616C 3 XCWkyjdt5wc How does he make h
Re: Make Regular video look like stop motion
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 10 years ago
I use this technique though manually - 1. Set the snap on 2. take the razor and cut the timeline at equal intervals. 3. take the stretch tool. pull the out points of each ends of the segment and join
how to line up sound track and clapper board
by john baldry 10 years ago
Hi I have a sound track i need to sync with a visual clapper board. I am having difficulty lining the 2 up. What is the best way, assunming i have turned snap off. When i try dragging the sound track
Re: how to line up sound track and clapper board
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 10 years ago
I sometimes don't even have the time to use a clapper board. Nevertheless, in the time line, I just zoom very deep into the audio. align the audio patterns of 2 tracks and lo, I am locked exactly in s
Submitting a corporate video for comment?
by Neil Myers 10 years ago
I am a relative newbie to Creative Cow. First, let me give credit where credit is due. This board has already seriously helped me several times. I am really impressed with the experience and intellige
Re: Submitting a corporate video for comment?
by Santanu Bhattacharjee 10 years ago
Yeah, at the end its the folk who pay matter. Most often the guy signing the check screws my mind, creativity to his taste. http: www.santanu.biz
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