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Editing HDV

From: Vegas 6 Essential Training

Video: Editing HDV

Geared toward video editors who are new to Sony Vegas or to this latest version, Vegas 6 Essential Training teaches the fundamentals of how to work with Sony's award-winning video editing application. Instructor Thomas Sherer identifies the main elements of the interface and explains how to work with different media files, then moves on to more advanced topics, including essential editing techniques, applying effects and correcting color, and working with high definition video and surround sound audio. Exercise files accompany this tutorial.

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Vegas 6 Essential Training

67 video lessons · 13540 viewers

Thomas Sherer

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  1. 4m 36s
    1. Welcome
      1m 5s
    2. Setting up for exercise files
      3m 31s
  2. 40m 11s
    1. Understanding the interface
      10m 8s
    2. Customizing the interface
      8m 18s
    3. Essential preferences
      21m 45s
  3. 37m 47s
    1. Importing media files
      8m 5s
    2. Capturing video from a camera
      9m 12s
    3. Creating WAV files
      4m 26s
    4. Using the Media Manager
      16m 4s
  4. 7m 59s
    1. Adding video files to the Timeline
      2m 56s
    2. Adding sound files to the Timeline
      1m 57s
    3. Adding sound effects to the Timeline
      3m 6s
  5. 1h 5m
    1. Saving a project
      4m 52s
    2. Using the Trimmer
      7m 58s
    3. Audio and video tracks
      7m 55s
    4. Working with markers
      2m 45s
    5. Working with regions
      5m 4s
    6. Working with commands
      6m 13s
    7. Event editing
      12m 4s
    8. Panning and cropping
      9m 23s
    9. Inserting a velocity envelope
      3m 56s
    10. Changing velocities within a video event
      3m 27s
    11. Reversing video
      1m 44s
  6. 20m 11s
    1. Adding text with backgrounds
      3m 7s
    2. Adding text overlays
      3m 38s
    3. Adjusting text properties
      13m 26s
  7. 23m 59s
    1. Crossfading
      10m 59s
    2. Inserting transitions
      6m 14s
    3. Fading in and out of a video event
      2m 42s
    4. Fading in and out of an audio event
      4m 4s
  8. 56m 33s
    1. Adding video effects to video events
      5m 18s
    2. Using black and white
      7m 6s
    3. Using sepia
      5m 21s
    4. Using film effects
      7m 6s
    5. Using Radial Blur
      4m 47s
    6. Using brightness and contrast
      3m 46s
    7. Using HSL
      7m 31s
    8. Using the Chroma Keyer
      15m 38s
  9. 17m 13s
    1. Adjusting low, middle, and high color tones
      8m 28s
    2. Adjusting a single color
      8m 45s
  10. 1h 44m
    1. Audio essentials
      6m 46s
    2. Inserting a volume envelope
      4m 53s
    3. Making volume changes
      10m 12s
    4. Inserting a pan envelope
      3m 14s
    5. Making pan changes within an audio event
      9m 2s
    6. Inserting a Track Mute
      1m 24s
    7. Adjusting the Track Mute
      8m 49s
    8. Applying sound effects
      19m 50s
    9. Surround sound essentials
      7m 46s
    10. Surround mixing
      14m 6s
    11. Recording to a track
      18m 30s
  11. 34m 49s
    1. Using Track Motion
      18m 30s
    2. Using 3D Track Motion
      16m 19s
  12. 18m 48s
    1. Working with Masks
      5m 5s
    2. Inserting video into a text overlay
      5m 50s
    3. Understanding the parent/child relationship
      7m 53s
  13. 7m 42s
    1. Creating photos from the Timeline
      7m 42s
  14. 1h 3m
    1. Rendering essentials
      15m 11s
    2. Rendering for the Web
      21m 26s
    3. Rendering for CD-ROM
      7m 31s
    4. Rendering video for DVD-ROM
      3m 6s
    5. Rendering audio for DVD-ROM
      6m 19s
    6. Rendering for broadcast
      9m 53s
  15. 19m 22s
    1. Capturing HDV
      8m 30s
    2. Editing HDV
      7m 48s
    3. Rendering HDV
      3m 4s
  16. 6m 1s
    1. Goodbye
      6m 1s

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