Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Editing in iMovie

    1. Chapter 1 Importing Video

      1. iMovie: The Application
      2. Getting into iMovie
      3. Importing Footage from a Tape Camcorder
      4. Importing from Tapeless Camcorders
      5. Importing from an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch
      6. Importing from DVD Camcorders
      7. Recording Live from a Camcorder or iSight Camera
      8. Importing Old iMovie Projects
      9. Dragging Video In from the Finder
      10. Importing with iMovie’s Drop Box Folder
      11. Importing Footage from Old Analog Tapes
    2. Chapter 2 The Lay of the Land

      1. The Concept of Movie Projects
      2. The Project Library
      3. Aspect Ratios: The Missing Manual
      4. All About Events
      5. Five Ways to Remodel Your Workspace
    3. Chapter 3 Building the Movie

      1. Phase 1: Review Your Clips (Skim + Play)
      2. Phase 2: Select the Good Bits
      3. Phase 3: Build the Storyboard
      4. Phases 2 to 3 (Alternate): Paint-to-Insert
      5. Phase 4: Fine-Tune the Edit
      6. Storyboard Playback
      7. Full-Screen Playback
      8. Rearranging Video
      9. Copying and Pasting Video
      10. Shortening or Lengthening Clips
      11. Splitting a Clip
      12. Cutaways
      13. The Precision Editor
    4. Chapter 4 Video Chunks: Keywords, People, Favorites, and Rejects

      1. Marking Favorites and Rejects: The Two-Step Method
      2. Marking Favorites and Rejects: The One-Step Method
      3. Unmarking
      4. Selecting Marked Footage
      5. Hiding and Showing Favorites and Rejects
      6. Keywords
      7. People
      8. The Keyword/People Filter
      9. Deleting Footage for Good
      10. Space Saver
    5. Chapter 5 Transitions, Themes, Travel Maps, and Animatics

      1. About Transitions
      2. When Not to Use Transitions
      3. Two Ways to “Transish”
      4. Creating Individual Transition Effects
      5. A Long Discussion of Transition Lengths
      6. Automatic Transitions
      7. Transitions: The iMovie Catalog
      8. Themes
      9. Travel Maps
      10. Animatics
    6. Chapter 6 Video Effects

      1. Video Effects
      2. Fast/Slow/Reverse
      3. Green Screen/Blue Screen
      4. Picture-in-Picture (PiP)
      5. Side-by-Side
      6. One-Step Effects
    7. Chapter 7 Stabilization, Color Fixes, Cropping, and Rotating

      1. Video Stabilization
      2. Color Fixes
      3. Cropping Video
      4. Rotating Video
    8. Chapter 8 Titles, Subtitles, and Credits

      1. Setting Up a Title
      2. Font, Size, and Style
      3. Checking the Result
      4. Editing or Deleting a Title
    9. Chapter 9 Narration, Music, and Sound

      1. Three Kinds of Audio
      2. Adding Audio to the Storyboard
      3. Background Music
      4. Sound Effects (Pinned Music)
      5. Editing to the Beat
      6. Recording Narration
      7. Extracting Audio from Video
      8. Volume Adjustments
      9. Multiple Clip Adjustments
      10. Removing Audio Adjustments
      11. Audio Effects, Enhancements, and Equalizers
      12. Editing Audio in GarageBand
    10. Chapter 10 Photos

      1. Importing Still Images
      2. The Photo Browser
      3. Two Ways to Add Photos
      4. The Dimensions of an iMovie Photo
      5. Crop, Fit, Rotate
      6. The Ken Burns Effect
      7. Creating Still Images from Footage
      8. Exporting a Still Frame
    11. Chapter 11 Movie Trailers

      1. Trailers Basics
      2. The Trailers Catalog
      3. Building Your Trailer
      4. Customizing Your Trailer
    12. Chapter 12 Advanced Editing

      1. The Power of Editing
      2. Popular Editing Techniques
      3. Back and Forth to iMovie 6
  2. Finding Your Audience

    1. Chapter 13 Exporting to iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, or Front Row

      1. Exporting the Movie to iTunes
      2. From iTunes to iPod, iPhone, and So On
    2. Chapter 14 Exporting to YouTube and the Web

      1. iMovie to YouTube
      2. iMovie to MobileMe
      3. iMovie to Facebook
      4. iMovie to Vimeo
      5. iMovie to CNN iReport
      6. Custom Web Pages: Two Roads
    3. Chapter 15 From iMovie to QuickTime

      1. Understanding QuickTime
      2. The Export Pop-up Menu
      3. The Video Codecs: A Catalog
      4. Saving a QuickTime Movie
    4. Chapter 16 QuickTime Player

      1. QuickTime Player X
      2. QuickTime Player 7 (Free Version)
      3. QuickTime Player Pro
      4. Advanced QuickTime Pro: Track Tricks
  3. iDVD ’11

    1. Chapter 17 iDVD Basics

      1. Why iDVD?
      2. What You’re in For
      3. Phase 1: Prepare Your Video
      4. Phase 2: Insert Chapter Markers
      5. Phase 3: Export from iMovie ’11
      6. Phase 4: Design the Menu Screen
      7. Phase 5: Add Your Movies
      8. Phase 6: Burning Your DVD
      9. OneStep DVDs and Magic iDVDs
    2. Chapter 18 Dvd Menus, Slideshows, and the Map

      1. Adding Movies
      2. Submenus (“Folders”)
      3. The DVD Map—and Autoplay
      4. DVD Slideshows
    3. Chapter 19 Designing iDVD Themes

      1. iDVD’s Built-In Themes
      2. Editing Buttons
      3. Editing Text
      4. Editing Backgrounds
      5. Menu Audio
      6. Saving Favorites
    4. Chapter 20 Advanced iDVD

      1. iDVD: The DVD-ROM Maker
      2. Uncover Your DVD Project File
      3. Automator and iDVD
      4. Archiving Your Project
      5. Disk Images
      6. Professional Duplicating
  4. Appendixes

    1. Appendix iMovie ’11, Menu by Menu

      1. iMovie Menu
      2. File Menu
      3. Edit Menu
      4. Clip Menu
      5. View Menu
      6. Text Menu
      7. Share Menu
      8. Window Menu
      9. Help Menu
      10. Drag and Drop Menu
    2. Appendix Troubleshooting

      1. Two Golden Rules
      2. General iMovie Troubleshooting
      3. Starting Up and Importing
      4. Editing
      5. Exporting
      6. Where to Get Help
    3. Appendix Master Keyboard Shortcut List

      1. Panes, Panels, and Windows
      2. Event Browser and Storyboard
      3. Playback
      4. Editing
      5. Working with Clips
      6. Music and Audio
      7. Editing Titles
    4. Appendix Visual Cheat Sheet

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