Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. iMovie Basics

    1. Chapter 1 Introducing iMovie

      1. The iMovie Revolution
      2. iMovie’s Many Roles
      3. iMovie, the Program
      4. Getting into iMovie
      5. Tour iMovie
    2. Chapter 2 First Things First: Import Your Footage into iMovie

      1. Importing Video
    3. Chapter 3 Events

      1. How Events Work
      2. iMovie Libraries
      3. Create Your Own Library
    4. Chapter 4 Projects

      1. The Concept of iMovie Projects
      2. Project Basics
      3. Remodel Your Workspace
  2. Build Your Movie

    1. Chapter 5 Create Your Movie

      1. Phase 1: Review Your Clips
      2. Phase 2: Select the Good Bits
      3. Phase 3: Build the Storyboard
      4. Phase 4: Fine-Tune Edits
      5. Aspect Ratios: The Missing Manual
    2. Chapter 6 Video Chunks: Favorites and Rejects

      1. Mark Clips as Favorites or Rejects
      2. Hiding and Showing Favorites and Rejects
      3. Say Goodbye to Rejected Footage
    3. Chapter 7 Transitions, Themes, and Travel Maps

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

      1. Video Effects
      2. Fast/Slow/Reverse
      3. Connected Clips
      4. One-Step Effects
    5. Chapter 9 Stabilization, Color Fixes, Cropping, and Rotating

      1. Video Stabilization
      2. Auto Enhance
      3. Color Balance
      4. Color Correction
      5. Copy and Paste Adjustments
      6. Crop Video
      7. Rotate Video
    6. Chapter 10 Titles, Subtitles, and Credits

      1. Add Titles
      2. Font, Size, and Style
      3. Check the Results
      4. Edit or Delete a Title
    7. Chapter 11 Music, Sound Effects, and Narration

      1. Three Kinds of Audio
      2. Volume Adjustments
      3. Music
      4. Edit to the Beat
      5. Connected Audio
      6. Narration
      7. Detach Clip Audio
      8. A Word on Audio and Transitions
      9. Audio Effects and Enhancements
      10. Multiple Audio Adjustments
      11. Editing Audio in GarageBand
    8. Chapter 12 Photos

      1. Using Photos and Graphics
      2. Photo Sources
      3. Two Ways to Add Photos
      4. Timing Changes
      5. The Dimensions of an iMovie Photo
      6. Fit, Crop, and Rotate Photos
      7. The Ken Burns Effect
      8. Freeze Frames
    9. Chapter 13 Movie Trailers

      1. Trailer Basics
      2. The Trailers Catalog
      3. Build Your Trailer
      4. Customize Your Trailer
    10. Chapter 14 Advanced Editing

      1. The Power of Editing
      2. Popular Editing Techniques
  3. Share Your Movies

    1. Chapter 15 Share via Email and the Web

      1. First, a Word About Sharing Raw Footage
      2. Share via Email
      3. Share to YouTube
      4. Share to Facebook
      5. Share to Vimeo
      6. Share to CNN iReport
      7. Share to Your Own Web Page
    2. Chapter 16 Share to the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple TV, and iDVD

      1. Sharing Basics
      2. iMovie Theater
      3. Share to iTunes
      4. From iTunes to iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, or Apple TV
      5. File Exports
      6. iDVD
    3. Chapter 17 QuickTime Player

      1. QuickTime Basics
  4. iMovie for iOS

    1. Chapter 18 iMovie for iOS: The Lay of the Land

      1. Download iMovie
      2. The Video Browser
      3. Import Video
    2. Chapter 19 iMovie for iOS Projects

      1. Create a New Movie
      2. Pick a Theme
      3. Find Clips
      4. Rename a Project
      5. Find Audio and Photos
      6. Build Your Movie
      7. Reposition Clips
      8. Edit Clips in the Timeline
      9. Play Back Your Movie
      10. Save Your Project to the Camera Roll
      11. Import Projects from Other iDevices
      12. The Undo Button
    3. Chapter 20 iMovie for iOS Themes, Titles, and Transitions

      1. Themes
      2. Titles
      3. Transitions
    4. Chapter 21 iMovie for iOS Music, Narration, and Sound

      1. Two Kinds of Audio
      2. Add Audio to Your Project
      3. Add Narration
      4. Detach Audio from Video
      5. Adjust Audio Levels
      6. Split Audio
      7. Duplicate Audio
    5. Chapter 22 iMovie for iOS Photos

      1. The Photo Library
      2. Shoot with Your Camera
      3. Video Freeze Frames
      4. Adjust Photos
      5. Delete Photos
    6. Chapter 23 iMovie for iOS Trailers

      1. Create a Trailer
      2. The Outline
      3. The Storyboard
      4. Preview Your Trailer
    7. Chapter 24 iMovie for iOS Sharing

      1. Share Movies, Trailers, or Clips
      2. Share to the Web
      3. Share to Other Devices
  5. Appendixes

    1. Appendix iMovie, Menu by Menu

      1. iMovie Menu
      2. File Menu
      3. Edit Menu
      4. Mark Menu
      5. Modify Menu
      6. View Menu
      7. Window Menu
      8. Help Menu
      9. The Shortcut Menu
    2. Appendix Troubleshooting

      1. The Golden Rule
      2. General iMovie Troubleshooting
      3. Starting Up and Importing
      4. Editing
      5. 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