Chapter 4: Making Magic with iMovie

In This Chapter

arrow.png Taking stock of the iMovie window

arrow.png Importing and adding media content

arrow.png Using transitions in your movie

arrow.png Putting text titles to work

arrow.png Adding animated maps

arrow.png Creating a movie trailer

arrow.png Sharing your movie with others

Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, George Lucas, and Ridley Scott — those guys are amateurs! Welcome to the exciting world of moviemaking on your Mac, where you call the shots. With iMovie, you can try your hand at all aspects of the movie-creating process, including editing and special effects. Built with ease-of-use in mind, iMovie lets you perform full-blown movie production on your Macintosh with a minimum of effort.

Don’t let iMovie’s fancy buttons and flashing lights fool you: This application is a feature-packed tool for serious ...

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