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Our modules are designed to give you a feel for what it is like to work with MC software and tools. In three short steps you’ll learn by watching a video tutorial demonstrating what you’ll be doing, practicing in a hands-on simulation and confirming you know what to do by completing a brief quiz.

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This module is designed to familiarize yourself with the iMovie interface.

  • Learn the different parts of the iMovie interface

This module is designed to show you how to begin importing raw footage for your project and how to start a new project.

  • Learn how to import video footage from your computer and create a new event
  • Learn how to create a new project

This module will explain how to take footage from the event browser and add it to your project.

  • This module will explain how to take footage from the event browser and add it to your project
  • Learn how to add footage to your project

This module is designed to show you how delete or move things around in the project window.

  • Learn how to re-arrange clips in your project
  • Delete a clip from your project
  • Delete a small portion of a clip in your project

This module will explain how to properly use b-roll footage to create a cutaway.

  • Learn what b-roll is and how it is useful
  • Add a cutaway to your project

This module will go over some of the video effects you can add in iMovie.

  • Add video effects to a clip
  • Speed up or slow down a clip
  • Play a clip in reverse

This module will show you how to add photos to a project and some of the ways you can edit them in iMovie.

  • Import a photo to the event library
  • Add a photo to your project
  • Different ways your photo can appear in iMovie
  • Adding the Ken Burns effect to a photo

This module will teach you how to use transitions in iMovie.

  • Understand what transitions are
  • Learn which transitions in iMovie are recommended for best results
  • Add a transition in and adjust length in time

This module will show you the basics of voice-over in iMovie.

  • Learn how to record voice-overs in iMovie

This module is designed to show some of the basic things you will need to know when adding music or sound effects to your project.

  • Understand how to use sound effects and music effectively
  • Learn how to add music or sound effects to your iMovie project
  • Learn how to use the ducking feature to help control the volume of your music and sound effects

This module will explain how to use titles and add them to your project.

  • How to properly use titles in a video project
  • Adding a title to your project

This module is designed to give you a basic understanding of how green screen works and how to add a green screen effect in iMovie.

  • Understand how green screen works and the importance of proper lighting when shooting green screen footage
  • Learn how to key out green screen footage in iMovie

This module will show you how to publish your project once you are all finished.

  • Learn how to export a finished project

iMovie has a particular way it likes to be saved so you can reopen your project at a later date. This module will show you how to do just that.

  • Understand how iMovie saves a project
  • Learn how to backup your project to the Media Commons Storage Server

This module will show you how to back up your project using the new MC iMovie Backup App

  • Learn how to use the MC iMovie Backup App

 
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