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iMovie '08 Essential Training

with Garrick Chow

Video: Welcome

A Mac expert teaches new and experienced iMovie users how to create great movies for iTunes, YouTube, and personal web sites.
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  1. 37s
    1. Welcome
  2. 9m 7s
    1. Who is iMovie '08 for?
      1m 32s
    2. What’s changed in iMovie '08?
      5m 37s
    3. Making sure you have the latest version of iMovie
      1m 58s
  3. 29m 14s
    1. Exploring the types of connections
      1m 44s
    2. Importing from a tape-based camera
      8m 17s
    3. Importing from a tapeless camera
      5m 15s
    4. Importing from a digital still camera
      4m 5s
    5. Importing from a location on your Mac
      3m 45s
    6. Capturing live action
      2m 51s
    7. Importing video from older media
      3m 17s
  4. 21m 47s
    1. Interface overview
      2m 50s
    2. The Event library and Event browser
      4m 53s
    3. Selecting and adding clips to a project
      4m 36s
    4. Using the toolbar
      3m 16s
    5. Essential preferences
      6m 12s
  5. 24m 55s
    1. Organizing events
      6m 20s
    2. Rating clips
      4m 22s
    3. Using advanced rating tools
      2m 47s
    4. Tagging with keywords
      5m 36s
    5. Moving events to a different hard drive
      2m 8s
    6. Deleting unwanted clips from your hard drive
      3m 42s
  6. 58m 54s
    1. Creating a new project
      2m 13s
    2. Adding clips to the project
      7m 21s
    3. Trimming and slip edits
      4m 2s
    4. Fine-tuning clips
      3m 5s
    5. Splitting clips
      3m 7s
    6. Cropping and rotating
      4m 59s
    7. Using the advanced Edit tool
      2m 42s
    8. Creating and adjusting still clips
      4m 6s
    9. Incorporating photos
      4m 28s
    10. Adjusting color
      10m 12s
    11. Using transitions
      6m 44s
    12. Adding titles
      5m 55s
  7. 26m 38s
    1. Adjusting audio levels and position
      3m 43s
    2. Adding music and sound effects
      9m 37s
    3. Adding background music
      6m 8s
    4. Adding a voiceover
      4m 43s
    5. Extracting audio from other clips
      2m 27s
  8. 19m 35s
    1. Exporting to iTunes
      3m 31s
    2. Exporting to the media browser
      2m 18s
    3. Publishing to YouTube
      3m 45s
    4. Publishing to a .Mac Web Gallery
      5m 19s
    5. Other export options
      4m 42s
  9. 39s
    1. Goodbye

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iMovie '08 Essential Training
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In iMovie '08 Essential Training, Mac expert Garrick Chow teaches new and experienced users how to create great movies for iTunes, YouTube, personal websites, and more. Garrick runs the gamut of iMovie's capabilities, including importing video clips from tape-based and digital cameras; organizing events; adding clips to a project; incorporating photos and graphics; and adding music, voiceovers, titles, and transitions. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

Topics include:
  • Exploring iMovie's new features
  • Importing video from digital and tape-based cameras
  • Selecting and adding clips to a project
  • Organizing clips and events
  • Editing video
  • Correcting color
  • Working with audio
  • Sharing movies


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