Chapter 14

Making Film History with iMovie


check Taking stock of the iMovie window

check Importing and adding media content

check Using transitions in your movie

check Putting text titles to work

check Adding animated maps

check Creating a movie trailer

check Sharing your movie with others

Remember those home movies you used to make in high school? They were entertaining and fun to create, and your friends were impressed. In fact, some kids were 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 Apple’s digital lifestyle suite, makes moviemaking as easy as those homemade movies. Apple simplifies all the technical stuff, such as importing video and adding audio, leaving ...

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