Making an animated GIF from several small video clips

Hi, I'm a software developer and I've written an application to find/extract and modify numeric and text character patterns. It should be a slick little program and I'm at the stage now where I'm trying to think of a nice banner image for my website. I remembered from the movie "A Beautiful Mind", a scene where Professor Nash was looking at a wall of illuminated numbers trying to crack a numeric code, and I thought that would make a nice theme for a banner (minus the pictures of Russell Crowe of course). Anyway I've attached the clip of that small portion of the movie.... I'm wondering if a nice smooth animated GIF of the portions between the following time frames in the clip would be doable:

From --> To

17 secs to 22 secs
27 secs to 31 secs
46 secs to 51 secs
56 secs to 58 secs

Is that possible? I'm thinking a animated GIF banner about 950 x 400 pixels (or 450...)


P.S: Couldn't attach clip. Here is download site:
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Leslie BloomCorporate & Product Marketing ManagerCommented:
This is a great free online tool to create GIFs from video files, resize them, shorten them, lengthen them, etc... I think it can do everything you need it to.
shawn857Author Commented:
Thanks Leslie... so with ezgif, I can tack together all my little video clips seamlessly, and then make one animated gif from that?

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shawn857Author Commented:
Thanks folks.... I had a thought - instead of making an animated GIF, might it not be easier to just "tack together" all these small video clips (hopefully seamlessly) into one continuously looping video? If so, how would be the best way to do this?

A gif banner is either several images combined or a script to play them or cut the bit from the movie and remove the audio
Here's an example of a cut  bit from the movie no audio just a cut section, it's on drop box just click on link. 

I just took 5 screen shots with the snipping tool and merged them in my cyberlink power director with a soft fade effect between them,
The cut scene is better to keep the effects of the letters but the images may work better as a banner?
But that doesn't catch the same effects?
How did you plan to run the banner? That light effect wont come out with the image the same as the cut scene.
shawn857Author Commented:
Hi Marete, I plan to use this as the main banner on my website.... so I would need it to be fairly smooth and not too choppy. I'm undecided on how this would be captured better - as an animated GIF, or a continuous video in a loop.

Hi Shawn my choice would be to capture the segment, I simply downloaded that video an cut out the piece I posted, for a web banner convert it to flash. or to HTML5
I used Freemake to convert the beautiful mind mp4 to HTMML5 and it shows it in my browser.
I agree with the smooth playback, if your seeing choppy on Dropbox, I have complained about that and often times just use youtube to example.
Can you see this? copy it to your browser?
html5 beautiful mind example in web page

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shawn857Author Commented:
Thank you folks!

Thankyou Shawn
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