This chapter is all about getting your clips organized in iMovie.…Sure, we could jump right in and start editing, but believe me, you definitely…want to spend some time going through your clips and doing things like…organizing them into events, rating them, and adding keywords. It'll make your…life much easier as your library of clips continues to grow.…So let's start by taking a look at how to further organize our events.…As we've already seen, whenever you import clips iMovie always asks you whether…you want to add the clips to an existing event or into a new event.…So you have to place clips into events no matter what,…but that doesn't mean the clips have to stay in those events.…
You can split events up, merge them together, or completely get rid of them and…the clips they contain.…For example, my surfing event actually consists of twelve clips.…If I drag the slider all the way to the right,…you can see the individual clips a little bit better.…Now there are two clips in here that are more shots of scenery than actual…
- 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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