Questions tagged [movie-clip-editor]

The Movie Clip Editor has two main purposes, it can be used for tracking or masking movies. Use this tag for questions about using the Movie Clip Editor in either mode.

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Making a Cinemagraph in Blender 4

I'm completely new to Blender and I'd like to make a cinemagraph from a video in Blender 4.1. I've found a few tutorials (e.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RY6ZPt42b8) but none for Blender 4. I've ...
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Movie clip editing - Rotoscoping output

I have output frames from the Movie editor as PNG before with transparent background but cannot remember the settings. I can only now get the required image with a Black background even though RGBA is ...
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Unable to solve rotating motion of object in Movie Clip Editor

I have been trying to solve the rotating motion of an object (see image. i.e. a lipstick) in the Blender Movie Clip Editor. I 3D printed a lipstick-Ersatz with tracking points to facilitate the ...
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Tried rotoscoping, Did it for 13 hours and the mask is scrambled on all frames

I have been trying to mask. this is my first time masking in blender. I have set the mask to outline the chair and any movement. I have made two masks but the mask in the video is mask 001 i didnt ...
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Why are areas of my face lit by blue light removed when my keying color is green?

I am trying to remove a green screen using the Keying Node. When choose green as my keying color, for some reason it is cutting out blue-lit sections of my face (as well as blue-lit edges of my chair)....
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Is there a way to save a tracker's tracking data and restore it after deletion

I'm currently developing a Python script for Blender that automates the cleanup function to progressively reduce the solve error in tracking. The script successfully decreases the solve error over ...
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How to Align the Origin tracking marker to the World Origin as well as XY axes?

I have a video of my monitor with Blender open and I'm tracking the points in the Blender application running inside the monitor I have recorded. I'm planning to have an object animated inside the ...
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How to move the Marker's center origin point in Movie Clip Editor?

I have a video with blurry lines in them, so I had to manually fine-adjust a lot of the markers per frame. I've already positioned the corners of a set of markers that use the Affine Motion Model and ...
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Why does bpy.ops.clip.detect_features() not get executed on specific frame?

I'm attempting to navigate to a specific frame in the Movie Clip Editor in order to subsequently detect features on the new frame. However, I'm encountering issues with the execution order of my ...
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Shifting a camera tracks frame range

I'm having an issue with getting the camera track to work properly once the frame ranges have been shifted. The situation is, I have been given a shot to track (for the example lets say its 400 frames)...
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Shifting the frame range of a Camera track

I'm having a issue with getting the camera track to work properly once the frame ranges have been shifted. The situation is, I have been given a shot to track (for the example lets say its 400 frames)...
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How get view from 3 cameras in one screen - video for holographic pyramid

Videos to holographic pyramids need specific montage. I have videos from 3 angles of the animation and i need to combine them in one in the way like showed on the picture below. Is Blender movie clip ...
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VFX video always flipped in Movie Editor

I was trying to do basic Motion Tracking in Blender, so I followed a tutorial and followed all the steps, but I had the problem a lot of people have where the video is flipped upside-down, and it was ...
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Blender Python API - accessing name of movie clip data-block from active camera

I'm writing a script that set ups a compositing tree with the MovieClip node. I would like to automate it to take the movieclip background image on the active camera in the scene and set it to be the ...
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track dropdown for "New Image from plane maker" within Movie clip editor isn't there

I watched this Quick tutorial and followed everything perfectly but when I got to 1:06, I noticed that I don't have the drop down but the guy has it. And to answer your question, Yes I do have the ...
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Changing the pattern and search size of trackers in Blender Python

This may seem like a very simple questions but I cannot find/work out an answer that is consistent among all script. I need to change the pattern and search size of my motion trackers using Python. ...
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How to activate Clip Editor only in Motion Tracking workspace

I am attempting to use script to add a sequence of frames directly into the clip editor of the Motion Tracking workspace. I need them in this workspace so I can then track motion without having to ...
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How to activate clip editor in motion tracking workspace

I am attempting to programmatically use motion tracking in Blender. My script successfully adds the image strip to a clip editor but not the one in the motion tracking workspace. ...
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The file not showing up on Movie Clip Editor?

My file just refuses to show up on the Movie Clip Editor workflow. I'm sure it must be something simple, but I don't know what it is.
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How can I get the list of all tracking markers using python command

I want to get the list of all tracking markers for the active clip in the clip editor and loop through each marker, so that I can do something with the markers, like get the (x,y) co-ordinate or ...
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How to use a video in my image texture node using python?

Can someone teach me how to load a videoclip and set it to a image texture node using python? My script loads a video and make a material; then it tries to put that video in an image texture node, ...
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MovieClipEditor : Load frames using a script when filesname are not enumerated

Got a folder of image files from time-lapse imaging which need to be read into the MovieClipEditor. The filenames are not enumerated following blender's convention, and there's value in not modifying ...
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Animation not showing up in Compositor

pretty new to blender. Following a tutorial from 2017 on how to create laser eyes over a video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCc51vABR94 I can't seem to get my view layer to show up in my ...
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I have a weight painting issue

i need help 😢 whenever i adjust the weight of bone 39 it increases/decreases the weight of some other bone eg bone 35, and if i adjust the weight of bone 35 it does the same for bone 39. this issue ...
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Tracking Issues

I've just started getting into camera tracking and ran into several issues. After detecting features, automatically laying more than 8 trackers, manually trimming and refining the focal length, I ...
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How to make something pass behind an actor and be not visible. (Just the part behind the actor)

I want to make the wings pass behind the actor during the animation, how can I do it? I need to make the wings pass behind the actor and when they are behind, the part behind him need to be not ...
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Incorrect Rotation for Imported Vertical Video in *Movie Clip Editor*

Unexpectedly, blender rotates the vertical video shot on my iPhone when I import it into the Movie Clip Editor. How can I rotate the footage in the Movie Clip Editor view so I can clearly work with ...
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How to import an image sequence?

I have a collection of images that I want to import into the movie clip editor as an image sequence. The problem is that it only showed one image in one frame (1/1 instead of 1/22). How can I fix this?...
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How to change the background video from the video clip editor when changed?

hello, I recently had several videos filmed in order to embed an object inside. but the first time it didn't work so I filmed another one and now it works, however, now when I render I end up with ...
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How to add stroke to a video mask

Is it possible to add a stroke to a mask created in the Movie Clip Editor? I've created a mask in a movie clip that I use for blurring parts of a movie clip. I wish to create a thin black line lining/...
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Clip stops at frame 100

I added a clip (19s) by drag and drop in Blender (Layout). When I press the play button, the clip works normally...till frame 100, then the picture stopped but in the timeline it moves forward. Frame ...
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Change default_frames_limit trough Text Editor script

I want to change the default_frames_limit in the movie clip editor. I found a script in a addon that does exactlie that: ...
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why I am getting Black & White when I render

I use Movie Clip and Box Mask nodes to achieve a split screen effect. When I render (but also in preview) the clips show in Black and White. I am not sure why. Can somebody help please?
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check if movieclip track has segment

I'd like to remove all tracks in a movieclip that don't have any segment. Since there's no such operator, I'd like to do it in python but I can't find a way to check if a track has a segment. I've ...
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Why can't I view all strips in Blender Sequence?

I'm trying to edit a video in blender but it's a hassle if I am only able to see two layers of strips at a time. No matter if I zoom out or drag the editor bigger, I only can view two layers of strip. ...
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Simple movie clip sharpening using Compositing - How to do this?

I'm a novice in using Blender and am looking for an easy way to sharpen movie clips. I believe I have to use Compositing, but am not being able to find some simple step-by-step methods to achieve ...
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Single verts mesh not moving with tracks even after hooking to the track

I watched a video made by CG Matter, and tried it yesterday, and it worked fine. Excellent, even. so today, I tried it with other footage. I added the verts, snapping set to vertex, to each track ...
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Blender imported video distorted [duplicate]

I took a video using my Sony A7iii with the AVCHD file format. I put it in Premiere Pro to trim it and I exported it as H.264 to an mp4 file. The exported video looks fine with Microsoft's Movies and ...
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programmatically create tracking markers and set per frame coords?

I would like to import a series of coordinates for multiple "points" for multiple frames but I can't find examples. I saw how I can add markers with ...
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I'm getting a distortioned weird effect when ''Setting up the tracking scene'' in my movie clip editor [duplicate]

Whenever I look into my 3d viewport through my camera I see this weird effects, how do I get rid of them? My resolution matches the footage's
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How can I move tracking markers along the timeline?

To explain the problem I have run into: I have created some tracking markers in the Movie Clip Editor and tracked several points in the clip, and I have added an offset to the movie clip so that it ...
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Movie Clip Editor Graph editor: How to edit single motion tracking keyframe?

im just messing around with the Graph Editor inside the Movie Clip Editor, and when trying to adjust a single key i noticed the key next to it also moves inversely is there no way to modify JUST the ...
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Video Clip is Being Rotated in Movie Clip Editor

I've seen a question similar to this one, but it didn't answer my problem. I have a video that I took on my phone that I'm trying to open in the Video Clip Editor, but whenever I open it, it is ...
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How to move a movieclip in composition

I have a composition of two videos. I used keying nodes, movieclip and alpha over. The video 1 is a loop that I will use as a background with dimensions of 1280x720. The video 2 is a video with ...
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Adding/combining masks together?

I am working on a Stop-Motion Project and am using Blender 2.8 to add green-screening effects via masking using the nodes. In the image, the green screen has a similar shade of green to Doc-Ock, and ...
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Movie Clip Editor Multiple Masks

New to Blender, have a quick question about masking. I am greenscreening some photos, however some areas do not cut out correctly (space between ladder notches), so I have resorted to masking and ...
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Masking 3d object from background

I have a 3d object placed on top of the movie clip. The problem is i used a third part motion tracker and so the movie clip editor doesn't load the movie clip so how will i able to mask the background?...
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Whenever I tried to add a material slot to a tracking scene plane, it shades out black. The File is in **EEVE Mode**

In blender version 2.82, in EEVE Mode in rendered shader-view when I tried to add a material slot to a plane, which I generated by tracking a scene, the plane shaded out black with no texture. I ...
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Blender image output is greyish and not white

I already searched the internet but could not find a solution to this. Maybe it is the same question as Why my animation render is getting greyish? but there was no answer. I want to render a video ...
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How do you create an animated mask for an image to show underlying video for v2.82a?

EDIT I'm using Blender's video editor to overlay an image on top of my video footage. The problem is, I need to mask (make transparent) certain parts of the image that are currently blocking part of ...
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