Video Studio is your go-to destination for creating engaging and customizable videos with ease. This tutorial walks you through each step of the video creation process, ensuring you make the best of the variety of tools available in the Video Studio. 

Whether you are a novice or a seasoned video maker, this guide will help you navigate and harness these features effectively. 

Let’s dive in and explore this user-friendly interface step by step!

Step 1: Getting Images for your Video

In order to make a video, you will need to generate some images first. Think of what you will need to tell your story: your characters and your locations.

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Go to the Image Studio Tutorial to find out more about image generation. Go to Actor Builder Tutorial to find out about creating your digital actors with consistent face.

Step 2: Entering Video Studio

Select Video Studio from the side panel to go to your Video Gallery. If you don’t have any videos yet, you will see helpful templates and tutorials in this sections. Otherwise, you will see a gallery of your videos.

Click the ‘NEW VIDEO’ button in the top right-hand corner of the screen to get started.

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Step 3: Setting up background

Once inside the Video Studio, choose a background from the asset panel on the left.

If you want to upload an image for your video, you can click “Uploads” and click ‘browse’. Don’t forget to select the image after uploading to use it in your scene.

Once you have your background image, use the scale bar to adjust the size and drag the image to position it the way you want it. 

If you have a character in your shot, try to position them so their eye level is about a third from the top edge of the frame.

Step 4: Adding characters

If there’s a character in your scene, the system will recognize it. Click the microphone button next to your character to make them speak.

If your image is only a background, you can still add a character to the scene by adding a virtual actor from the portraits you created before in the Image Studio. Click the ‘character’ button to add a character.

By default, your character will be placed in a circle. Click the icon in the middle to separate your character from the background and put them in the scene. 

You can also mirror your character - which is very helpful in dialogue scenes when two or more characters talk to one another.

You can also adjust the character size by using the vertices on the bounding box.

Step 5: Adding dialogue

Time to add dialogue! Click the ‘dialogue’ button above the video preview. Use the text box below the image preview to type in your character’s lines.

Then, use the left panel to choose a voice. Each voice has styles that fit different situations. There are also helpful filters, which makes it easier to get to what you want: you can narrow down the list by gender, age, role, or accent. 

Leading voices are generally best for protagonists, supporting voices work for sidekicks and more characteristic parts, while voiceover is meant for narration.

If you already have the dialogue recorded elsewhere, you can also use the upload function. Don’t forget to select the voice clip once its uploaded.

Step 6: Final touches: effects

For some final touches, go to the Effects panel. There, you will find camera motion and color filters. There are 4 camera motions to choose from: pan right, pan left, push out, or push in.

Once you have your camera motion, click the Filters tab to access color grading options to get that perfect look. You can choose from 5 different filters: warm glow for a soft, warm evening light, Film noir for black-and-white, sepia for the retro look, midnight blue to turn any scene into a night scene, and the Hollywood staple: the teal-and-orange.

Step 7: Managing shots

Use the timeline above the main image to manage your shots. You can add, remove, duplicate, or reorder shots according to your needs. You will find duplicating shots especially useful in dialogue scenes. You can have up to 20 shots in your video. Here are the individual options:

To add a new shot, click the large ‘+’ icon to the right.

To duplicate a shot, click the icon in the top right-hand corner of the shot thumbnail.

Once you have more than one shot, an ‘x’ icon will appear, enabling you to delete a shot.

Just drag and drop any thumbnail to reorder your shots.

Step 8: Exporting your video

Happy with your creation? Hit the export button in the top right hand corner of the screen. If you hover your cursor over the button, you will see the cost of exporting your video, and its estimated length. Shorten dialogue to reduce both the length of your video, as well as the cost.

Once you click the ‘Export’ button, you will see the export dialogue box. There, you can name your video. Once you have done so, click ‘Export video’ to confirm. The system will start doing its magic and lead you to the video page.

Once on the video page, you can share, download, or edit (remix) your creation as you see fit.


Video Studio is a dynamic tool that enables users to create distinctive and engaging content seamlessly. Creating personalized videos with Video Studio is a fun and intuitive process. 

From selecting your background and adding characters to enhancing with dialogue and effects, every step is designed for user ease. 

Export and share your creation with the world or refine it to perfection—all within the versatile environment of Video Studio.

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned creator, the platform accommodates all, offering a range of options to bring your vision to life. 

So, step into the world of Video Studio and start creating your visual masterpiece!

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