Vegas 5 Editing Workshop / Edition 2
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Vegas 5 Editing Workshop / Edition 2

by Douglas Spotted Eagle
     
 

ISBN-10: 1578202574

ISBN-13: 9781578202577

Pub. Date: 08/09/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Nonlinear (NLE), or digital, editing software permits the manipulation of digitized video. Editors can cut, splice, create transitions, and do much more than was ever possible with conventional film editing techniques. In Vegas Editing Workshop 5, novice to intermediate Vegas users, including professional and hobbyist filmmakers, learn how to master the craft of

Overview

Nonlinear (NLE), or digital, editing software permits the manipulation of digitized video. Editors can cut, splice, create transitions, and do much more than was ever possible with conventional film editing techniques. In Vegas Editing Workshop 5, novice to intermediate Vegas users, including professional and hobbyist filmmakers, learn how to master the craft of editing with the latest version of Vegas, an NLE software application for the PC platform. This editing workshop, complete with a DVD Architect tool set, delivers firsthand guidance on the art and technique of editing using tutorial lessons that cover every essential operation. Experienced editors and novices alike benefit from real-world examples of how to work more efficiently. The book also covers the application's exceptional audio features.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578202577
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/09/2003
Series:
DV Expert Series
Edition description:
Book & DVD-ROM
Pages:
476
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Editor's Notexii
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Introductionxv
Chapter 1Getting Started with Vegas1
Installing Vegas1
The Basic Tools in Vegas 53
Track Control Pane4
Timeline/Track View6
Vegas Windows9
Saving Templates/layouts in Vegas 518
File Menu19
Edit Menu25
View Menu31
Insert Menu34
Tools Menu40
Options Menu59
Cursors and Selections65
Say You'll be MINE!67
XP Themes in Vegas 567
Key Features!68
Color My World70
Flashy Titles70
Chapter 2Capturing Video73
Getting Media from the Camera to the Hard Drive73
Manual Capturing/Capturing Entire Tape74
Advanced Capture Tools81
Chapter 3Editing Tools, Transitions, Filters, and Other Basic Video Tools87
Importing Media to the Timeline87
Subclips in Vegas 593
Placing Media on the Timeline95
Placing Still Images or Graphics on the Timeline99
Editing Events on the Timeline101
And the Envelope Please...? Transitional Envelopes110
Using Keyframes in Vegas 5112
Filters in Vegas 5118
Opacity Envelopes133
Velocity Filters137
Event Switches in Vegas139
Chapter 4Filters and Add-ons143
Working with Plug-ins in Vegas143
Pixelan SpiceMASTER 2143
SpiceFILTERS153
BorisFX158
WinMorph/PluginPac159
Zenote163
Chapter 5Audio Tools in Vegas 5165
Recording Audio in Vegas 5165
Basic Setup166
Recording Multiple Tracks170
Advanced Recording Techniques and Tools170
FX Packaging179
Using Track FX181
Recording Multiple Tracks183
Editing Audio in Vegas 5187
Placing Audio on the Timeline187
Extracting Audio from Cds188
Inserting Markers199
Rubber Audio202
Variable Speed Audio in Vegas203
Trimming Events on the Timeline204
Deleting Events from the Timeline206
Using Ripple Editing206
Grouping207
Working with Audio Plug-ins207
Working with Audio Plug-ins210
Working with Other Types of Plug-ins212
Other Controlling Devices218
Audiomation?218
Training Vegas219
Every Breath You Take, Every Move You Make!220
Feeling Fat? Get Thin!222
Faders Flying Everywhere223
Mixing Audio in Vegas 5223
Mixing Techniques224
Surrounded by FX: Surround Plugins242
I'm All Mixed...Down! Downmixing in Vegas 5245
How Come the Audio Cats Get All the Cool Stuff?247
Chapter 6Compositing in Vegas 5249
What Is Compositing?249
Basic Compositing249
Using the Pan/Crop Tool256
Masking with the Pan/Crop tool260
But How Is This a Mask?262
Using Track Motion in Vegas265
The Next Dimension: 3D Track Motion Tools274
Nesting Composites277
Parental Guidance/Shadows and Glow279
Growth Curves from Vegas 5 Users279
Generated Media280
Credit Rolls282
Creating/Using Masks in Vegas285
Compositing Modes in Vegas295
Using Chromakey Tools in Vegas 5304
Creating a Garbage Matte in Vegas 5307
Create a Holograph in Vegas 5!311
Motion Blur313
Chapter 7Color Correction and Manipulation317
Understanding the Color Correction Tools in Vegas 5317
Displays and Scopes320
Using Color Correction as FX331
Making Digital Video Look Film-Like332
Chapter 8Streaming Media Tools337
Creating High-Quality Streaming Media337
Shooting, Editing, and Delivering337
Chapter 9DVD Architect 2351
Setting Up a DVD Project351
Menu Flow in DVD Architect 2351
DVD Architect 2.0352
A Whole New Blueprint!352
Setting Up DVD Architect353
From the Top Down354
Using an External Monitor362
Hey, Look Me Over! The Project Overview Window366
Inserting a Background368
Properties Window369
Highlight Masks371
Subtitling371
Changing Fonts and Sizes375
Secondary Audio Tracks376
Editing in DVD Architect 2377
Masks, Masking, and Masked Images378
Building Compilations381
Remote Control Actions383
Previewing the DVD383
Transporting a Project384
The Final Burn385
Mixing File Formats in DVD Architect387
Working with 24p Media in DVD Architect388
Inserting an AC-3 Audio File389
Determining Bit Rates390
Chapter 10Output and Export391
Last Steps with Vegas 5391
Output Formats391
Mastering392
Burning to a Master CD397
Mastering Audio for Video398
Using Equalizers400
Dithering Audio in Vegas400
Rendering Options in Vegas401
Exporting Events to Third-party Applications404
EDLs and Vegas405
Outputting Other than AVI Files407
Outputting an AC-3 Format File409
Creating a VCD/SVCD409
Additional Rendering Options412
Network Rendering413
Setting Up the Rendering Network (Render Farming)414
Rendering Clients415
To set up a distributed network render416
For non-distributed network rendering417
Monitoring Rendering Progress417
File Mapping418
Additional Functions of the Network Rendering Application419
High Definition Video421
4:2:2 MPEG Capability423
New Codecs424
Scripting425
Using Vegas with DVD Architect428
Chapter 1124p HDCAM/DVCAM Workflow for the Independent Filmmaker431
Overview431
24p HDCAM Acquisition432
Setting Up a 24p Vegas Project432
Capturing 24p HDCAM footage as 24p DV using the Sony JH-3 deck434
Additional Capture Notes435
Remove 2-3 Pulldown from the Downconverted 60i DV Clips435
Editing with 24p DV Video Files436
24p Timecode437
Create Finished Audio Tracks in a 24p Vegas Timeline438
Create Finished Composites and Video fx, and Export as 24p HD Uncompressed .avi439
Index441

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