Rookie Skills

Filters in iMovie

Learn how to add some color and spice to your clips

Adding Sounds and Sound Effects

Sounds, as we talked about already, is SUPER important to a film.  In fact, it is often more important than the video.

How to Download YouTube Videos

In this class you will likely need and want to download video clips for special effects as well as music and other audio. YouTube is a rich resource for this, but do you know how to do it?  Let’s learn!

Fast Mo, Slow Mo and Freeze

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A clever and creative use of fast, slow, freeze and reverse adds to the power of your video story.  It is fairly easy to use these tools and a lot harder to do so in a creative, interesting way!

Green Screen

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Green/Blue screens let you put anything you want behind you when you are doing the filming. You can put a picture of a waterfall or a movie of a plane flying. Totally up to you!

Ducking Sound

Sometimes the music you add to your videos is TOO LOUD! You struggle to hear the people speaking.  There is a way to fix this. It is called ducking.

Adding Titles

Titles are helpful at the beginning and the end of the movie.  They may also be important if you are making a documentary.

Downloading Music and Videos

In this class you will likely need and want to download video clips for special effects as well as music and other audio.

Adding Transitions in iMovie

Transitions are a helpful, visual part to any film. Let’s make sure you have an understanding of transitions in iMovie.

Pro Tip Skills

Creating a Video Mask

The masking effect lets you put words or images over the top of your movie and creates a neat artistic effect.

Explosion Effects in iMovie

Add some explosion effects and others using Picture in Picture in iMovie

Special Effects with Keynote

Learn awesome special effects that you pull from Keynote into iMovie