iMovie 11 Essential Training

with Garrick Chow
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iMovie 11 Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 3h 28m Beginner


In iMovie 11 Essential Training, author Garrick Chow illustrates the process of creating high-quality video using iMovie 11. The course covers the entire post-production process, from importing audio, video, and still images to adding effects, creating trailers, and sharing your finished projects on social networks. Also included are tutorials on adjusting audio levels, automatically identifying clips that include faces, and using green screen effects. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Importing footage and stills
  • Organizing and locating clips using ratings and keyword tags
  • Cropping, trimming, splitting, and fine-tuning clips
  • Inserting transitions between clips
  • Applying One-Step effects
  • Stabilizing shaky footage
  • Adding background music and voiceovers
  • Synchronizing footage to specific points of an audio track
  • Publishing content to YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook
  • Exporting movies and projects


- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Garrick Chow, and welcome to iMovie '11 Essential Training. In this course we'll look at how to use iMovie to turn your video footage into a great looking final product you can share with your friends and family. We'll start by looking at how to identify and assemble your best footage into a concise and effective story. We'll see how to give your project a professional look with tools like iMovie's new one-step effects. We'll see how to quickly add excitement and fun to your project by dragging your footage into a template to create a Hollywood-style movie trailer. And lastly, we'll talk about the many ways you can share your finished projects to social media sites like Facebook and YouTube.

We'll be covering all these features plus plenty of other tools and techniques for making your videos the best they can be in iMovie '11.

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