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Teach Yourself VISUALLY™ iLife® '09 by Mike Wooldridge

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Chapter 10. Adding Special Effects to Movies

Add a Video Effect to a Clip

You can add a video effect to a clip in your project to change its color or lighting. iMovie's effects allow you to quickly add an old-fashioned look, make your subjects glow, or add a shadowed vignette.

Add a Video Effect to a Clip

Add a Video Effect to a Clip

1 Double-click a video clip in your project.

The Inspector opens with the clip adjustments showing.

2 Click None.

The Choose Video Effect panel appears.

• The None effect is selected.

3 Position your cursor over a video effect.

• iMovie previews the effect in the viewer.

4 Click an effect to apply it.

This example shows the Heat Wave effect, which brightens ...

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