Chapter 8. Crafting Compelling Movies

  • Gather Raw Footage Clips from High and Low

  • Take Control of Your Clips with the Storyboard and Timeline

  • Tell Your Story Through Editing

  • Add Dimension to Video with Sounds, Music, and Special Effects

  • Apply the Finishing Touches—Transitions, Titles, and Credits

Now that you’ve captured the video and created a quick movie using AutoMovie, as discussed in Chapter 7, it’s time to spread your wings and fly! I would venture to guess that making that first movie really whetted your appetite for more, and now you’re ready to add your own personal touches. The editing is where the fun begins; this is where you show off your artistic talent and your eye for moviemaking. Editing is more than just a fun way to show off or to ...

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