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iMovie '11 & iDVD: The Missing Manual by Aaron Miller, David Pogue

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The Missing Credits

About the Authors

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David Pogue (original author, editor) is the weekly tech columnist for the New York Times, an Emmy-winning correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, weekly CNBC contributor, and the creator of the Missing Manual series. He’s the author or co-author of 50 books, including 24 in this series and six in the “For Dummies” line (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music). In his other life, David is a former Broadway show conductor, a piano player, and a magician. He lives in Connecticut with his three awesome children.

Links to his columns and weekly videos await at www.davidpogue.com. He welcomes feedback about his books by email at .

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Aaron Miller (author, ’09 and ’11 updates) is a part-time lawyer and part-time professor. He also authors the blog Unlocking iMovie (http://unlockingimovie.blogspot.com), his own little way of trying to make the Mac world a better place. If he’s not at his computer, he’s probably playing Ultimate Frisbee or “tickle monster” with his kids. Email: .

About the Creative Team

Peter McKie (editor) lives in New York City and can be found exploring abandoned buildings and researching the history of old structures. Email: .

Dan Fauxsmith (production editor) lives in Belmont, Massachusetts. From time to time, he photographs and identifies plants for his website (www.theplantbase.com).

Julie Hawks (indexer) is an indexer for the Missing Manual series. She is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Religious Studies while discovering the joys of warm winters in the Carolinas. Email: .

Acknowledgments

The Missing Manual series is a joint venture between Pogue Press (the dream team introduced on these pages) and O’Reilly Media (a dream publishing partner). I’m indebted, as always, to Tim O’Reilly, Laurie Petrycki, Peter Meyers, and the rest of the gang.

The book in your hands is an updated version of iMovie ’09 & iDVD: The Missing Manual, so it represents a lot of effort from that earlier book’s production staff. That includes copy editor Teresa Noelle Roberts, photographer Tim Geaney, layout designer Phil Simpson, iDVD guru Erica Sadun, and graphics goddess Lesa Snider King.

Thanks to Randy Ubillos, the creator of iMovie ’11; David Rogelberg, my agent; and especially to Aaron Miller, who cheerfully undertook the challenge of updating this book to reflect the changes in iMovie ’11 without making it sound like two different authors were at work. He did a seamless, witty, professional job.

Above all, thanks to Kelly, Tia, and Jeffrey, whose patience and sacrifices make these books—and everything else—possible.

David Pogue

Many thanks to David Pogue for another great opportunity to collaborate and for his masterful writing and editing (even if keeping up with his writing prowess felt like chasing an Olympic sprinter). Thanks as well to Peter McKie for expert support and guidance, and to the O’Reilly professionals behind the scenes who make it all look incredible.

Thanks to Peter Miller for great advice, and to all the friends and family members whose smiling faces appear throughout the book. Great thanks as well to my colleagues in the Romney Institute of Public Management and the Marriott School of Management at BYU, where I am surrounded by great thinkers and talented writers.

I also join with Mac users everywhere in giving thanks to Randy Ubillos and the entire iMovie team, whose abilities turn our home movies into treasures. Warmest thanks, in particular, to Randy for kindly and patiently answering questions.

Finally, my deepest gratitude to Katie, Luke, Sam, Thomas, and Seth for love, support, and antics that make great home movies.

Aaron Miller

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