Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding clips to the project, part of iMovie 11 Essential Training.
So now that we have a new empty project created, its time to start assembling…our clips into a movie.…Now, how you do this is entirely up to you and the type of project you are creating.…You might prefer to make quick selections of shots and drag them into your…project before worrying about cleaning them up or trimming them, or you might…want to plan out your entire movie shot by shot;…it's really up to you.…In this chapter, we are going to be putting together the Surfing Clips we…imported previously.…If you want to work along with me but haven't imported the clips yet, you'll want to do so now.…Remember, you can import clips from your hard drive by choosing File >…Import and then Movies.…
So, we are going to grab portions of these 12 clips, and we are going to try to…grab the most interesting shots to use in the movie and to do our best to leave…out the boring stuff.…And that really should be your mantra: no matter what type of event you're…editing together, whether it's vacation footage or birthday party video, or your…
- 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
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Importing Video
3. Understanding the Interface
4. Organizing Clips
5. Editing Video
6. Working with Effects
7. Working with Audio
8. Sharing Your Movies
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