I want to stretch the right hand 50% of the video only. So that the left 50% of the video looks normal and the right 50% looks bizzarrely stretched. Think of someones face smiling and laughing, where the
Yes, you need to work with two video tracks, use the crop and scale effect.
- Create a sequence from your clip.
- Apply the crop effect and set it to left: 50%
- Locate the scale settings under the always present motion effect
- Disable uniform scaling and set scale width to whatever you like
- Add the clip again as a new track on top
- Apply the crop effect on this track too and set it to right: 50%
And that's it.