Chapter 13

Making Film History with iMovie

In This Chapter

arrow Taking stock of the iMovie window

arrow Importing and adding media content

arrow Using transitions in your movie

arrow Putting text titles to work

arrow Adding animated maps

arrow Creating a movie trailer

arrow Sharing your movie with others

Remember those home movies that you used to make in high school? They were entertaining and fun to create, and your friends were impressed. In fact, some kids are so downright inspired that you’re not surprised when you discover at your high school reunion that they turned out to be graphic artists, or got involved in video or TV production.

iMovie, part of the iLife ’11 suite, makes moviemaking as easy as those homemade movies. Apple simplified all the technical stuff, such as importing video and adding audio, leaving you ...

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