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1 iMovie ‘11 Introductory Information Introductory Information

2 iMovie - Desktop Specifics » Project Browser  Shows how your clips are arranged in a project  Basically, this is your movie -- it contains the clips after they have been edited.  Contains the Project Library »Used to open previous projects created in iMovie » Viewer  Allows you to preview your video  Used to crop either video or still images. » Project Browser  Shows how your clips are arranged in a project  Basically, this is your movie -- it contains the clips after they have been edited.  Contains the Project Library »Used to open previous projects created in iMovie » Viewer  Allows you to preview your video  Used to crop either video or still images.

3 iMovie - Desktop Specifics 2 » Event Browser  Shows the clips in your Events »Basically a storage area for video clips -- NOT a part of your movie -- this is raw footage. »Also lets you mark clips as favorites or rejected »Rejected clips are NOT deleted, they are just hidden  Allows you to access various browsers -- Music & Sound Effects, Photos, Titles, Transitions, and Maps & Backgrounds. » Event Browser  Shows the clips in your Events »Basically a storage area for video clips -- NOT a part of your movie -- this is raw footage. »Also lets you mark clips as favorites or rejected »Rejected clips are NOT deleted, they are just hidden  Allows you to access various browsers -- Music & Sound Effects, Photos, Titles, Transitions, and Maps & Backgrounds.

4 iMovie Desktop Specifics 3 » Event Library - Lists every Event you’ve created to organize video clips in different categories  Events are listed along with the year in which the clips were created.  Events allow you to group video into useful, named categories. » Event Library - Lists every Event you’ve created to organize video clips in different categories  Events are listed along with the year in which the clips were created.  Events allow you to group video into useful, named categories.

5 iMovie - Toolbar »Has buttons for most common tasks available in menus -- sits in the middle of the iMovie Desktop. Open Camera Import Window Adjust Thumbnail Size Add selection to project 2 - Mark selection as favorite 3 - Unmark selection 4 - Reject selection 5 - Voiceover 6 - Crop, Rotate, Ken Burns 7 - Inspector Volume Levels Browsers

6 Importing Video »Can import video clips from files on your computer:  File > Import > Movies »Can be added to an existing Event, or to a new Event »Can import from digital video cameras through a Firewire connection. »Can import from your Mac’s built-in iSight camera. »Can import video clips from files on your computer:  File > Import > Movies »Can be added to an existing Event, or to a new Event »Can import from digital video cameras through a Firewire connection. »Can import from your Mac’s built-in iSight camera.

7 Importing Video 2 »To import from a video camera  Connect camera to computer with Firewire cable  Click on the Import from Camera button  In the Import window, click on Import »Choose Event options »Click Import »Click Done when finished »To import from a video camera  Connect camera to computer with Firewire cable  Click on the Import from Camera button  In the Import window, click on Import »Choose Event options »Click Import »Click Done when finished

8 Previewing Source Video »To expand or contract the filmstrip and change the number of thumbnails shown you use the slider at the bottom of the Source area (there is also a slider at the bottom of the Project Browser). »Use the red “skimming” line to preview clips in the Viewer. »To expand or contract the filmstrip and change the number of thumbnails shown you use the slider at the bottom of the Source area (there is also a slider at the bottom of the Project Browser). »Use the red “skimming” line to preview clips in the Viewer.

9 Making Selections »To select just a portion of the clips, you can:  Click once on a clip -- by default, it will select up to 4 seconds of video;  Click and drag on the clip -- this will place a yellow selection area on the clip. »The yellow selection area can be changed by dragging on the handles on the sides of the box. »To select just a portion of the clips, you can:  Click once on a clip -- by default, it will select up to 4 seconds of video;  Click and drag on the clip -- this will place a yellow selection area on the clip. »The yellow selection area can be changed by dragging on the handles on the sides of the box.

10 Adding clips to a project »Two ways to make a clip part of your project:  Select the clip in the Events Browser and then drag and drop to the Project Browser  Select the clip in the Events Browser and then click on the “ Add to Project ” button on the Toolbar »Two ways to make a clip part of your project:  Select the clip in the Events Browser and then drag and drop to the Project Browser  Select the clip in the Events Browser and then click on the “ Add to Project ” button on the Toolbar

11 Enhancing Video »Video (and still pictures) can be cropped/resized in iMovie using the Crop button and the Viewer --  Click the Crop button  Click the clip you want to crop/resize  Size the green box in the Viewer around the part of the clip you want to keep/enlarge  Click Done »Video (and still pictures) can be cropped/resized in iMovie using the Crop button and the Viewer --  Click the Crop button  Click the clip you want to crop/resize  Size the green box in the Viewer around the part of the clip you want to keep/enlarge  Click Done

12 Editing Your Movie »To change the order of clips in the Project Browser -- simply click and drag the clips where you want them to go (drag & drop). » Trimming allows you to change the duration of a clip by removing unwanted frames. »To change the order of clips in the Project Browser -- simply click and drag the clips where you want them to go (drag & drop). » Trimming allows you to change the duration of a clip by removing unwanted frames.

13 Editing Your Movie 2 »Editing in the Events Browser - Basic Editing  Selecting portion to use in the project »Project Browser - Advanced Editing  For still pics, video, and audio -- clips can be lengthened/shortened  Special effects can be added  Video speed can be changed  Quality can be changed »Includes Exposure, Brightness, Contrast, and Saturation  Audio -- volume can be changed, faded in/out »Editing in the Events Browser - Basic Editing  Selecting portion to use in the project »Project Browser - Advanced Editing  For still pics, video, and audio -- clips can be lengthened/shortened  Special effects can be added  Video speed can be changed  Quality can be changed »Includes Exposure, Brightness, Contrast, and Saturation  Audio -- volume can be changed, faded in/out

14 The Precision Editor »The Precision Editor is a visual editing tool that allows you to edit the end of a clip and the beginning of the next clip in the same window.  Can also edit the audio portion of a clip.  Can be used to extend audio from one clip so that it plays while another video clip is seen. »The Precision Editor is a visual editing tool that allows you to edit the end of a clip and the beginning of the next clip in the same window.  Can also edit the audio portion of a clip.  Can be used to extend audio from one clip so that it plays while another video clip is seen.

15 Browsers »To add pictures - use the Photos button to access pics in iPhoto. »To add Music & Sound Effects - use the Music & Sound Effects button.  Can access music from iTunes or GarageBand.  A wide variety of Sound Effects can be found in the iMovie Sound Effects or iLife Sound Effects Libraries. »To add pictures - use the Photos button to access pics in iPhoto. »To add Music & Sound Effects - use the Music & Sound Effects button.  Can access music from iTunes or GarageBand.  A wide variety of Sound Effects can be found in the iMovie Sound Effects or iLife Sound Effects Libraries.

16 Browsers 2 »To add Titles - use the Titles button.  Can be placed over various styled backgrounds or video clips.  Can use various fonts, colors, and sizes. »To add Transitions - use the Transitions button.  Used to move between video clips.  Includes things like fades, spins and cross dissolves. »To add Titles - use the Titles button.  Can be placed over various styled backgrounds or video clips.  Can use various fonts, colors, and sizes. »To add Transitions - use the Transitions button.  Used to move between video clips.  Includes things like fades, spins and cross dissolves.

17 Browsers 3 » Maps and Backgrounds - can be accessed through the Maps and Backgrounds button  Contain animated maps that can be used to show where video was recorded.  Maps have three different styles: »Globe, Flat Map, and Still Map » Maps and Backgrounds - can be accessed through the Maps and Backgrounds button  Contain animated maps that can be used to show where video was recorded.  Maps have three different styles: »Globe, Flat Map, and Still Map

18 Voiceovers »To record Voiceovers -- click the Voiceovers button to open the Voiceovers window.  Begin recording by clicking on the clip you want to place the voiceover on.  Press the Spacebar to stop recording.  Close the Voiceovers window when done. »To record Voiceovers -- click the Voiceovers button to open the Voiceovers window.  Begin recording by clicking on the clip you want to place the voiceover on.  Press the Spacebar to stop recording.  Close the Voiceovers window when done.

19 Special Effects »Allow you to make clip appear as if it were aged, black & white or sepia-toned, or with a vignette around it (these are just a few of the effects in iMovie). »Can be accessed by double-clicking the clip in the Project Browser and using the Clip tab -- choose the effect and click Done to apply it to the clip. »Allow you to make clip appear as if it were aged, black & white or sepia-toned, or with a vignette around it (these are just a few of the effects in iMovie). »Can be accessed by double-clicking the clip in the Project Browser and using the Clip tab -- choose the effect and click Done to apply it to the clip.

20 Sharing »Used to export movies out of iMovie so that others can see your projects.  Can share to iTunes for use on an iPod, iPhone, or AppleTV.  Can also share straight to : »iDVD »iWeb »YouTube »MobileMe Web Gallery »Media Browser »Used to export movies out of iMovie so that others can see your projects.  Can share to iTunes for use on an iPod, iPhone, or AppleTV.  Can also share straight to : »iDVD »iWeb »YouTube »MobileMe Web Gallery »Media Browser

21 Sharing 2 »Can publish to 4 sizes in iTunes, based on where you will view your finished movie and include:  Tiny - iPhone (176 x 144)  Mobile - iPhone/Computer (480 x 272)  Medium - iPod, AppleTX, Computer (640 x 360)  Large - AppleTV, Computer ( ) »Can publish to 4 sizes in iTunes, based on where you will view your finished movie and include:  Tiny - iPhone (176 x 144)  Mobile - iPhone/Computer (480 x 272)  Medium - iPod, AppleTX, Computer (640 x 360)  Large - AppleTV, Computer ( )

22 Sharing 3 »Shared movies are saved to the Movies folder inside of your iTunes folder -- they can also be played in iTunes. »Movies can be shared to multiple places (iTunes, YouTube, Media Browser, etc…) »Shared movies can be accessed in other iLife programs like GarageBand and iDVD through the Media Browser. »Shared movies are saved to the Movies folder inside of your iTunes folder -- they can also be played in iTunes. »Movies can be shared to multiple places (iTunes, YouTube, Media Browser, etc…) »Shared movies can be accessed in other iLife programs like GarageBand and iDVD through the Media Browser.


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