iMovie Basics Workshop

iMovie is a Mac based video editing software, aimed at entry-level and for the amateur consumer. It provides all the basic features in a clean, easy interface. The latest version of iMovie is 10.1.1. This version of iMovie has more options to share a movie, more movie and trailer theme options from iMovie for iOS, easier to make picture-in-pictures, cutaways, side-by-sides etc., more realistic green-screen effects and easier refinements.

In the workshop we will cover:

  1. Getting Started
    1. iMovie interface
    2. iMovie file structure and backup
  2. Editing
    1. Creating a new Project
    2. Importing video clips
      1. File-based camera
      2. Tape-based camera
      3. Computer
    3. Adding clips to your project
    4. Editing video
    5. Insert images and adjust the Ken Burns Effect
    6. Advanced adjustments
    7. Use green-screen effects
    8. Cutaways, Picture-in-Picture, and Side-by-Side
    9. Edit audio
    10. Add a voiceover
    11. Add transitions and titles
  3. Sharing
    1. QuickTime file
    2. YouTube

For video tutorials, visit Atomic Learning’s course on iMovie version 10.0.6. Most of the features and interface behave the same as version 10.1.1, though they are not identical. Login to Atomic Learning via our Wooster portal and use your College credentials.

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