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iMovie HD 6 + iDVD 6 Essential Training

with Max Smith

Video: Welcome

A comprehensive look at Apple's video editing software, from concept to final distribution.
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  1. 29s
    1. Welcome
  2. 20m 56s
    1. Welcome to iMovie + iDVD
      4m 43s
    2. What can you do with iMovie and iDVD?
      2m 3s
    3. What's new in iMovie 6?
      7m 33s
    4. What's new in iDVD 6?
      2m 24s
    5. Organizing the exercise files
      4m 13s
  3. 29m 16s
    1. Storyboarding
      9m 52s
    2. Planning
      4m 30s
    3. Shooting
      14m 54s
  4. 36m 25s
    1. Starting a new iMovie project
      6m 24s
    2. The primary interface
      3m 53s
    3. Essential preferences
      6m 43s
    4. Clips
      4m 9s
    5. Media
      2m 50s
    6. Editing
      2m 40s
    7. Chapters
    8. Themes
      1m 26s
    9. Timeline area (storyboard)
      2m 57s
    10. Undoing and reverting
      4m 48s
  5. 1h 20m
    1. Importing video from a DV camera
      13m 22s
    2. importing video from an iSight camera
      4m 50s
    3. Importing from a still camera
      4m 5s
    4. Importing video from the Finder
      4m 9s
    5. Understanding video formats
      4m 58s
    6. Importing video from analog sources
      4m 21s
    7. Importing video from Bluetooth
      8m 50s
    8. Importing HDV video
      6m 42s
    9. Creating a magic iMovie
      8m 14s
    10. Importing time-lapse video
      11m 20s
    11. Time-Lapse Pro
      10m 7s
  6. 25m 16s
    1. Using the Timeline as a storyboard
      9m 12s
    2. Working in Clip view
      4m 57s
    3. Working in Timeline view
      7m 35s
    4. Using bookmarks
      3m 32s
  7. 28m 1s
    1. Laying out your story
      11m 27s
    2. Edge-dragging clips
      7m 40s
    3. Cutting and deleting clips
      4m 28s
    4. Highlighting footage
      4m 26s
  8. 14m 37s
    1. What are transitions and what do they do?
      5m 45s
    2. Choosing and controlling a transition
      8m 52s
  9. 29m 23s
    1. Adding titles
      14m 37s
    2. Superimposing titles
      2m 40s
    3. Title tour
      10m 8s
    4. Importing titles from applications
      1m 58s
  10. 26m 38s
    1. Adding photos
      7m 54s
    2. Pro tip: making clips motionless
      3m 32s
    3. The Ken Burns effect
      5m 21s
    4. Creating animated slideshows
      4m 29s
    5. Taking video stills
      5m 22s
  11. 16m 3s
    1. What are video FX and when do you use them?
      7m 43s
    2. Controlling Video FX
      8m 20s
  12. 1h 8m
    1. Adding audio from iTunes
      7m 12s
    2. Using sound effects
      5m 30s
    3. Recording narration
      6m 16s
    4. Editing with audio
      4m 57s
    5. Changing clip volume
      9m 44s
    6. Scoring your own music with GarageBand 3
      7m 42s
    7. Locking audio clips
      2m 42s
    8. Using Audio FX
      7m 45s
    9. Overlaying video onto audio
      8m 4s
    10. Extracting audio from video clips
      4m 14s
    11. Fun with copyright law
      4m 29s
  13. 5m 2s
    1. What are themes and how and when do you use them?
      5m 2s
  14. 1h 15m
    1. Email
      3m 38s
    2. QuickTime
      6m 33s
    3. QuickTime expert settings pt.1
      10m 38s
    4. QuickTime expert settings pt.2
      6m 33s
    5. iWeb
      7m 16s
    6. The Internet
      7m 13s
    7. GarageBand
      3m 40s
    8. Podcasts
      17m 24s
    9. Bluetooth
      3m 40s
    10. iPods
      1m 30s
    11. Video cameras
      3m 12s
    12. VHS Tapes
      4m 24s
  15. 50m 41s
    1. What is iDVD?
      4m 45s
    2. Chaptering and sharing to iDVD
      5m 52s
    3. The iDVD interface
      10m 46s
    4. Title safe
      1m 42s
    5. Editing text
      8m 14s
    6. Drop zones
      5m 35s
    7. Modifying backgrounds with audio and images
      4m 46s
    8. Adding Motion Video backgrounds
      7m 30s
    9. Saving custom themes
      1m 31s
  16. 34m 36s
    1. Creating an iDVD project from scratch
      1m 43s
    2. Adding movies
      5m 24s
    3. Adding submenus
      9m 6s
    4. Understanding the DVD Map
      6m 59s
    5. Building a Kiosk DVD
      1m 22s
    6. Simple slideshows
      4m 53s
    7. Advanced slideshows
      5m 9s
  17. 7m 59s
    1. Magic iDVD mode
      5m 30s
    2. Creating a OneStep DVD
      2m 29s
  18. 11m 34s
    1. Adding files to DVD-ROM
      4m 9s
    2. Project info
      7m 25s
  19. 10m 45s
    1. Burning your disc
      1m 53s
    2. Archiving your project
      3m 5s
    3. Creating disc images
      5m 47s
  20. 14m 17s
    1. Why should you back up and when should you do it?
      4m 29s
    2. Pro tip: Emptying the Trash
      8m 24s
    3. Where to go for help
      1m 24s
  21. 24s
    1. Goodbye

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iMovie HD 6 + iDVD 6 Essential Training
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iMovie HD 6 + iDVD 6 Essential Training provides a comprehensive overview of Apple's powerful video editing software. Instructor Max Smith teaches everything from essential editing to duplication and distribution of finished projects. No matter what the final goal--editing home videos or producing cinematic music videos for podcasting-- iMovie HD 6 + iDVD 6 Essential Training covers how to reach that goal. Max discusses not only the essentials of how to use iMovie 6 and iDVD 6, but also how to conceptualize a project with storyboards. He demonstrates how to import video and audio from multiple sources, how to choose effective transitions and effects, how to edit for best flow, and how to burn discs or save for Web broadcast. The iDVD 6 tutorials included in this training show users how to choose a suitable theme, how to select photos and videos, and how to create professional DVD menus.

Topics include:
  • Understanding the power of iMovie and iDVD
  • Storyboarding, planning, and shooting
  • Importing video from a DV or iSight camera
  • Understanding video formats
  • Using the Timeline as a storyboard
  • Choosing and controlling transitions
  • Adding titles and photos
  • Controlling Video FX
  • Adding and editing audio
  • Using iDVD 6 themes
  • Burning and duplicating discs
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