- Published: Friday, 22 July 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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I go fly fishing with a friend and I do all the photos and video.
I bought Sony Platinum 12 to make some decent DVD's.
Couldn't get very far until I found your tutorials.
I'm so grateful .Your easy to follow instructions are helping me make amazing
You're a Master tutor. Sony should be employing you to write their tutorials.
Thank you so much.
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.