- Published: Sunday, 18 December 2011 17:35
- Written by Derek Moran
In this video tutorial I show how to create a Split Screen Video Effect with the Event Pan/Crop Tool and Track Motion Tool, using Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11.
Learning how to create this effect requires precision and patience. The most important settings are the icons within the Event Pan/Crop and Track Motion Tools. They must be in the exact positions that I show in the video tutorial, othewise the split screen may become distorted or not line up correctly.
These instructions will also work for any version of Vegas Movie Studio & Vegas Pro 10 or 11.
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If I find out which exact version of MS you have, I can then direct you to a more specific Text Media effect you can use.
Your tutorials have been thoroughly helpful. Much appreciation
My first thought is that you need to check the keyframe timeline within the Event Pan/Crop window. Make sure the Padlock is turned OFF. When it is turned ON, an automatic keyframe will be created every time you move the video frame. My guess is that you have accidentally created keyframes, which means the screen would be continually changing.
So check the mini timeline and if you see any points, delete them. Make sure the cursor in Event Pan/Crop is back to Zero before you adjust the Pan/Crop - then both windows will be the same.
Once you have created one window, you can Save it as a preset and then simply select it again in the 2nd window for an identical match.
Any help would be appreciated.
The Masking Tool is a Vegas Pro feature ONLY.
It has never been a part of the much cheaper Movie Studio versions of the program.
Besides using Event Pan/Crop and Track Motion Tools, the only other way you can cut shapes out with Movie Studio is to use the Cookie Cutter tool in Video Fx tab.
If you want Masking, you will have to upgrade to Vegas Pro.
I searched for this and here I am! I would like to test some filter and make a split screen on one side with filter on the other without. Unfortunately the size of the video changed on one side because of the deactivation of "stretch to fit frame". (I don't know why this is happen with my video ...)
So I played a little bit more with sony vegas video fx-functions and found the Cookie Cutter to do the same.
This should be only a hint for another way to Rome.