Selecting and adding clips to a project


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Selecting and adding clips to a project

As I mentioned previously, the point of using the Event Browser is to quickly locate, among all the not-so-great stuff, the good footage that you actually want to use in your iMovie project. But in order to add that good footage, you need to be able to select the footage. Now, I'll be getting into much more detail about selections in the chapter on editing, but for now, I want to give you a brief overview. Let's say I want to create a movie project using the surfing footage I imported earlier. I'm going to choose File > New Project, and here I'll call this project Surfing, and I'm going to have no theme selected in this case.

Now I happen to know that the footage I'm going to be using for this example was shot at 24 frames per second. In fact, iMovie is telling me that; you can see the little 24s in the lower left-hand corners of each of these clips. So I'm going to change my Frame Rate to 24 frames per second. The aspect ratio is widescreen, so I'll leav...

Selecting and adding clips to a project
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Selecting and adding clips to a project provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the iMovie 11 Essential Training

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Video
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iMovie
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