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Help finding video from art installation

My boss heard about an artist/videographer who displayed a clip of a woman kissing her child in extreme slow motion; as the video was slowed down, the mother appeared to turn grotesque/monster-like. We think this was on display in an art installation somewhere, but we can't find anything about it. Does this sound familiar to anyone?
posted by BClady on Jan 18, 2017 - 1 answer

How can I make YouTube constantly display in-video time during playback?

I'm going to show a YouTube video to a bunch of people in a context (DIY MST3K) where we need to have constant access to the accurate playback clock for the movie. I.e., I want to show the timeline bar that appears at the bottom of the screen when you wiggle your mouse, constantly, but without constantly having to wiggle the mouse. Is there a way to do this? Bonus if it can work with Chromecast.
posted by gurple on Jan 15, 2017 - 5 answers

Videos played on my new mac have audio stutter, online or offline.

My nearly-brand-new, fully loaded iMac has a problem playing videos. The audio skips, as if tiny pieces of it have been taken out, or as if someone is sporadically unplugging the speakers for a fraction of a second. This happens even if the video is on my hard drive, and I'm playing it offline. [more inside]
posted by bingo on Jan 14, 2017 - 6 answers

best software to record computer tutorial?

I would find it enormously helpful to be able to record computer tutorials to show users how to upload files to a specialized system, where to click, what to include. What is the most user-friendly program for recording such materials? [more inside]
posted by a fiendish thingy on Jan 9, 2017 - 8 answers

Can I generate an audio timecode track in After Effects or Premiere?

I have a client who has requested delivery of a video with timecode in the audio track. I know there are cameras that record timecode on an audio track, but I haven't found a way to generate such a track in post with Creative Cloud applications. The source video didn't come with an audio track. [more inside]
posted by under_petticoat_rule on Jan 7, 2017 - 2 answers

I need advice on which gaming monitor to buy

My son and I recently built a gaming PC from scratch and I'd like to buy him a great monitor to go with it. I need help, however, in choosing the right one. [more inside]
posted by Jamesonian on Jan 6, 2017 - 12 answers

Video games were better in the 80s

I have become a grumpy old person who cannot play video games. I'm looking for PS4 recommendations. I've seen other threads, but apparently I'm a special, grumpy, snowflake. [more inside]
posted by OrangeVelour on Dec 31, 2016 - 23 answers

how do I transfer videos to a DVD disc

I have windows 8.1 and I have pictures and videos inside the picture library. When I go into the picture library I see photos and I also have videos and those video icons have arrows in the center of them to indicate to me that they are videos. I can't seem to figure out how to transfer those videos to a DVD disc. I have DVD+R discs. Thank you.
posted by lynnie-the-pooh on Dec 26, 2016 - 6 answers

Looking for Gemba Academy video that starts with "I love lean!!"

I'm looking for a specific video from the Gemba Academy that starts with the speaker - i think he's the president or ceo of GA? - yelling, "I LOVE LEAN!". It's an awkward start but it gets a lot better. Can anyone provide a link?
posted by mcascone on Dec 23, 2016 - 0 answers

Recovering a Stolen Phone

My phone was stolen. I have video of them from the store we were both in when it was taken. I also have a Google Map that tracked the phone to an address within 20 meters. The account has been deactivated and phone has been locked but I'm told a good hacker can get in any phone. There is video on the phone that may be used in a medical malpractice case that is very important. So letting this whole thing go is not my first choice. I didn't call the theif or erase the phone but the locking process sent them another number with a request to call me. [more inside]
posted by CollectiveMind on Dec 19, 2016 - 12 answers

YouTube inventory

Please help me extract a list of all the videos on my YouTube channel. [more inside]
posted by headnsouth on Dec 17, 2016 - 9 answers

How to package up a video file.

If I have a video file I downloaded off the internet and re-edited in Adobe Premiere. Now I would like to send it to friends & fam for Christmas. The dimensions are 1280x720. Is that high enough resolution to let people watch it on their TVs? What's the best way to distribute it? I don't want to put it on the Internet. [more inside]
posted by bleep on Dec 17, 2016 - 6 answers

bike theft honeypot

A local venue I frequent is a target for bike thefts. Items go frequently missing like wheels, lights, panniers, tools. How can I catch the perpetrators? [more inside]
posted by diode on Dec 10, 2016 - 13 answers

Help us have a cheerful Christmas in the Northwest!

We are looking for a video that used to be floating around of a couple lip-syncing to the song Christmas in the Northwest. We can't find it online anywhere, and it's driving us crazy!! [more inside]
posted by I_love_the_rain on Dec 4, 2016 - 0 answers

Sensually yours (need erotic books/vids recommendations)

I’m seeking suggestions for steamy books, fanfiction, and videos/shows/series because I'm simply awful at picking these myself. Snowflakes divulged in the extended explanation. [more inside]
posted by glass.hourousha on Nov 27, 2016 - 12 answers

Playback video and pre-programmed DMX

I would like to pre-program some lighting sequences to go along with various videos. Any suggestions for software that could play back video and lighting cues (over either DMX or MIDI)? [more inside]
posted by catkins on Nov 21, 2016 - 3 answers

Animal documentaries for kids

I am seeking animal documentaries for kids aged 6-8 years old. Ideally, I am looking for ones that talk about animal senses: how a dog's nose works, how bats use echolocation, how elephants communicate subsonically, how cat whiskers work, etc. Ideally as well, these would be available on a publicly accessible video stream online: YouTube, Vimeo, etc., or hosted on an educational site that is offering them for free.
posted by jammy on Nov 14, 2016 - 9 answers

Watching videos from Twitter on Windows XP isn't working.

As mentioned above, I can't watch videos linked from Twitter. I've found this as a possible solution but I feel stupid and contagious. Can you please step me through this as if I didn't know where to start?
posted by h00py on Nov 14, 2016 - 4 answers

Disappearing storage on MacBook Air!

We have a Macbook Air running Sierra 10.12, upgraded within the last 10 weeks or so. Since then we can't keep free space on the hard drive. It just continually disappears, to the point where the drive is almost full and the computer stops functioning properly. I can't find the source of the problem, except that the space used by "System" files is just growing and growing -- today it's at 150GB! Are there any serious Mac experts out there who can help me? [more inside]
posted by leticia on Nov 11, 2016 - 26 answers

Should I give my video to the news media?

I took a video at an anti-Trump protest. Just chanting and marching, nothing too dramatic. NBC assignment editor contacted me on Twitter and wants to use on "all platforms/partners (with credit)". Any downside? It feels weird to give this away for free, but OTOH I'm sure she's not going to pay me for it. I don't care if my Twitter handle is associated with it.
posted by AFABulous on Nov 10, 2016 - 15 answers

Screencapping video on iPhone

I want to be able to record moving images that are playing on my iPhone screen. Is there an app that will do this? It doesn't need to record audio, just video.
posted by MsMolly on Oct 26, 2016 - 4 answers

Teach me your side eye

Please help me identify a recent video of a toddler silently and terrifyingly threatening a grown man with nothing but his eyes. [more inside]
posted by Enchanting Grasshopper on Oct 14, 2016 - 5 answers

Wordless videos for a toddler?

I'm looking for wordless (or nearly so), non-animated, non-idiotic/condescending short videos for my toddler. The Sesame Street Milk Song is a nearly perfect example.
posted by dmd on Oct 8, 2016 - 10 answers

Best way to combine overlapping video clips?

I'm trying to find a good way to combine multiple video clips that overlap (shared frames between the videos)-- ideally something can be run on Windows, but I'm interested in good solutions on toher platforms, as well. This is for H.264 Quicktime MOV files (1080p 12-15fps) that are captured as the live part of iPhone Live Photos. [more inside]
posted by cosmonaught on Oct 6, 2016 - 6 answers

Improvements or alternatives for YouTube Kids on Android & iOS

How can I address the following problems with the YouTube Kids app: (1) no whitelisting, (2) no downloads and (3) stability problems? The solution can be another app that offers similar control over viewing, or any other tips or configuration options, but the end result must be suitable to put in the hands of a young toddler. Thank you!
posted by howfar on Sep 21, 2016 - 5 answers

Short film from 1980s childrens show: automatic breakfast maker

Back in the day when Duoshao was a tyke, namely the late 70s/early 80s, one of the children's shows such as Electric Company or something similar periodically showed a short film of a complex machine that cooked breakfast. Does anyone remember this? I'd love to watch it again. [more inside]
posted by duoshao on Sep 18, 2016 - 12 answers

90s CanCon Celtic Trad

I'm looking for a particular version of "Siúil a Rún" that got a lot of play on MuchMusic in the early '90s. [more inside]
posted by TheWhiteSkull on Sep 13, 2016 - 11 answers

Fake humorous cult recruiting video?

There is a YouTube video, several years old, that features an earnest-seeming commercial about individuals accepting some sort of cult religion. As the video went on, the material got more and more ridiculous. I feel like the fake cult starts with a K. The artist who put it together had 2 or 3 videos in the series. I know it was mentioned on MeFi before. Any help?
posted by blahblahblah on Sep 6, 2016 - 4 answers

Motion-Detection Video Recording App for iPhone or Android

Is there an iPhone or Android video recording app that only records when motion is detected? [more inside]
posted by purefusion on Sep 5, 2016 - 6 answers

Vintage Gorillaz: Live on My Laptop?

Back in the proverbial day (2006/2007), the TV channel MHD (later called Palladia, LATER called MTV Live) aired a Gorillaz concert called "Demon Days: Live in Harlem". It was filmed at the Apollo on New Year's Eve, I believe. They performed the Demon Days album straight through, with cartoon visuals. Dennis Hopper narrated one song. I would pay strip club-style SWEATY FISTFULS OF CASH to obtain a decent video of this (digital format is ideal, but DVD is also fine). Any ideas?
posted by julthumbscrew on Sep 2, 2016 - 2 answers

Cooking shows - YouTube style

The Chef John post on the blue reminded me to ask: what are your favorite YouTube cooking channels? I need some more subscriptions. [more inside]
posted by Lyn Never on Sep 2, 2016 - 12 answers

(streaming) video playlist?

I'd like to set up a kid-friendly video playlist, so no one has to touch a remote except to start the playlist & turn it off. Are there apps that will do this on any of the set top boxes (roku, amazon fire tv, apple tv, chromecast)? I'd prefer streaming media if it's easy, but playing purchased media would work. [more inside]
posted by wearyaswater on Sep 2, 2016 - 2 answers

I need tiny displays for an art project

I want to make some figurative sculptures, roughly life-size. I'd like to have the eyes be displays showing video recordings of actual human eyes looking around and blinking. I'm not sure what to use for this. [more inside]
posted by picea on Aug 30, 2016 - 11 answers

Makeup for YouTube Guys

I'm a guy starting to get serious about online video, including YouTube. It's well known that pretty much all the big, successful male YouTubers use some makeup to help them look better for the camera. How can I learn to do this? [more inside]
posted by LastOfHisKind on Aug 20, 2016 - 11 answers

Camera and gear for amateur movie making

I'd like to start making amateur movies. I'd like the end result to look as professional as possible. Please help me gear up! [more inside]
posted by quantum on Aug 13, 2016 - 4 answers

Olympic Replays - where are they?

I keep missing the Olympics - women's gymnastics, Simone Manuel, etc. The NBC Olympic site has very few replays and I guess YouTube is on Olympic lockdown. Is there anywhere online to watch replays?
posted by shoesietart on Aug 12, 2016 - 5 answers

How can I do the ipad 'Picture in Picture' video thing on my PC?

I love to be able to multitask on my ipad while I watch videos in 'picture in picture' mode. Is there a way I can emulate this on a PC? I found a Chrome extension that will do it for Youtube but it won't make the video 'always on top' so it goes away when I click on anything else. I'd like to find something that will do it for all video in a browser - whether that's chrome or something else. I'm running Windows 10.
posted by mattholomew on Aug 9, 2016 - 3 answers

How to colour correct my face?

How can I colour correct video to reduce the appearance of beard shadow? [more inside]
posted by Promethea on Aug 1, 2016 - 7 answers

What to buy for a sweet PS4/general entertainment setup?

I'm gonna be coming up on some money soon. Hooray! In order to save money I plan on buying a PS4, but I'm starting from nothing. What sorts of things do I need to have a really fun experience? [more inside]
posted by gucci mane on Jul 30, 2016 - 14 answers

How do I add hyperlinks to a video

So....I'm a bit of a plant nerd and have a nice collection of rare palms and fruit trees in my garden in New Zealand. I also have a nice web-based database where I have information about each plant such as the date I planted it, what I paid for it, and horticultural info (told you I was a nerd!). What I'd really like is to: 1) create a video of the garden, zooming in on each plant, where the viewer can click on that plant and be taken to its relevant webpage for more information. 2) have a textbox appear with the name of tha plant 3) have the option of displaying pictures (e.g. of that same plant in previous years) on screen. [more inside]
posted by sinbarambam on Jul 30, 2016 - 7 answers

What's the music in this video?

Link to video [warning: war footage; people dying]. It could be post punk (eg Durutti Column).
posted by andrewcooke on Jul 29, 2016 - 4 answers

Who did the voice over in Joe Biden's video last night?

It sounds familiar but I can't place it. For reference: the video
posted by blackjack514 on Jul 28, 2016 - 2 answers

Grime (?) video of people driving boxes?

I saw a music video which I think was a grime video (it's been a while, so maybe I'm mistaken) which had two musicians driving what looked like cardboard boxes around a computer graphic background. The musicians faces/hands/necks were darkened. I believe they had sunglasses on. The colors were highly saturated/day-glo. Anyone know wot I'm talkin' about?
posted by Bugbread on Jul 27, 2016 - 2 answers

Videos of rejection?

I'd like a bunch of videos of actual rejections. [more inside]
posted by hleehowon on Jul 16, 2016 - 1 answer

Backfired: The Briefing

I watched this Clinton ad today that used footage from James Comey's testimony to Congress yesterday. How long did this take to make? There aren't many edits, or anything, but it's professionally put together and very concisely argued. I'm just curious, from conception to completion, how many person hours would something like this take?
posted by OmieWise on Jul 8, 2016 - 5 answers

Craving squeaky toy theme music, GOT edition

Some time ago, there was a rendition of the Game of Thrones theme performed using squeaky toys. Apparently it has now been wiped off the face of the internet due to a copyright claim by Colosseum Music Entertainment GmbH (if indeed that is the one i am looking for). [more inside]
posted by scorpia22 on Jul 1, 2016 - 3 answers

Looking for a nice Minecraft PE Let's Play

I'd like to watch some Minecraft PE (not regular Minecraft) let's play videos with decent production values that aren't narrated by 12 yearolds and/or super silly. Are there any? [more inside]
posted by bluesky78987 on Jun 17, 2016 - 2 answers

Help me live-blog a bunch of drunk industry colleagues.

I've been asked to ''Live Facebook'' an industry event tomorrow night, and I have no idea what I'm doing! I'm usually good at tech related things, but this one has me stumped. Details within... [more inside]
posted by hasna on Jun 15, 2016 - 4 answers

Hi-Tech 21st Century Meeting Room AV Equipment?

My business is growing like hot cakes and will be expanding into a new location that has more meeting rooms but fewer offices. My plan is to let my team telework and I want the new meeting rooms to have flat screens on the walls that are fully equipped for everything: video conferences, audio conferences, the internet, everything. I want all of my off-site staff to be able to see the rooms and vice versa, but I also want the rooms to be able to view live internet video streams as well as local PowerPoint presentations from any device. Can anyone offer suggestions as to the best stuff on the market for this? Is there a turn-key set-up that will accomplish all of this or will I need to hire a design/build firm?
posted by Jamesonian on Jun 8, 2016 - 6 answers

Is there a DC company that I can pay to film a political stunt video?

Is there a company that I can pay to film a video of someone walking behind Paul Ryan ringing a bell and yelling "Shame!"? [more inside]
posted by andoatnp on Jun 2, 2016 - 19 answers

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