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Sony Vegas Pro 11 Beginner's Guide by Duncan Wood

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Time for action — media generators

If our video was being aired on a music channel, then the addition of the artist's name and song title to a lower-third will take our music video clip into the professional league, ready to broadcast. Let's create that now.

  1. Right-click on the Video Track header and select Insert Video Track (or useCtrl + Shift + Q). You will now have a new video track above our current video track.
  2. Right-click in the middle of the new track and select Insert Generated Media. The plugin Chooser window will open.
  3. Select Sony Color Gradient. The Video Media generator window will open.
  4. From the Preset window, select Fancy Wooden Board and slide the new media clip all the way to the beginning of the timeline, so it is flush against the ...

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