Using the Picture-in-Picture effect


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Using the Picture-in-Picture effect

One of the most common vertical effects is called a Picture-in-Picture effect or PIP. A PIP is an effect that produces multiple images onscreen simultaneously by way of a split-screen or vignette or other transposition, either with fully opaque images or a combination of opaque and transparent images. You've probably seen this in action a lot in television and movies. Let's take a look at how it works. So right here I've got four video tracks. V1 goes across the entire length of the sequence, and then I have V2, V3, and V4 come on in kind of a stair-stepped manner.

What I want to have happen is for V2 to be a smaller vignette that's going to start here and then travel across the screen. V3 is going to be a smaller vignette here in the middle of the screen and travel that way. And V4 is going to be a smaller vignette at the bottom of the screen and then travel from left-to-right. So let's set this up. I'll go into the Effect palette, into the Blend category, Picture-in...

Using the Picture-in-Picture effect
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Using the Picture-in-Picture effect provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Avid Media Composer 5 Essential Training

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