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Title:
iMovie 2 solutions : tips, tricks, and special effects
Author:
Sadun, Erica.
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Publication Information:
San Francisco : SYBEX, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xxii, 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780782140880
Format :
Book

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Create Thousand-Dollar Video Effects with iMovie and QuickTime Pro

You can do more with iMovie than you might think. You don't have to trade up to Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere to build stylish and exciting videos. iMovie 2 Solutions brings high-end visual effects to the iMovie community with easy-to-follow projects, step-by-step instructions, and companion sample videos. Whether you're a hobbyist, a budding producer, or a dedicated video prosumer, iMovie 2 Solutions will help you create unique and breathtaking videos on a budget.
Inside, noted author Erica Sadun shows you the ins and outs of iMovie video tricks, including:
* Adding logos and watermarks to your movies
* Producing exciting picture-in-picture effects
* Creating larger and more dynamic title sequences
* Combining animated elements with your iMovie footage
* Making slide shows with great special effects, including camera pans
* Designing interactive QuickTime skins that surround your iMovie videos
* Converting your PowerPoint presentations into iMovie form
* Authoring captions and subtitles for your movies
* And more!


Author Notes

Erica Sadun is a best-selling author with a Ph.D. in computer science from Georgia Tech's Graphics, Visualization & Usability Center


Table of Contents

Introductionp. xiv
Chapter 1 Power Tipsp. xxiv
Reveal iMovie's Secret Filesp. 2
Meet the Projectp. 2
Edit Your Preferencesp. 4
Extract Your Transitionsp. 6
Normalize Soundsp. 8
Get Started with QuickTime Prop. 10
Getting Helpp. 10
Know Your Tracksp. 12
Add Tracks to Your Videop. 16
Annotate Your Moviesp. 18
Move between iMovie and QuickTimep. 20
Export and Import DV Moviesp. 20
Transfer Stillsp. 22
Prepare Non-Standard Sized Videop. 24
iMovie Power Editsp. 28
Perfect Cutawaysp. 28
Transform Footage with Empty Titlesp. 30
Cut Footage Preciselyp. 34
Chapter 2 iMovie Stillsp. 36
Add Stills Around a Clipp. 38
Still Variationsp. 40
Intermingle Stillsp. 42
Export and Modify Stillsp. 44
Thought Bubblesp. 44
Still Lifep. 46
Still Effectsp. 50
Color Blendsp. 50
Presto! A Jar Appears!p. 52
Background Animationsp. 54
Chapter 3 Overlaysp. 56
Basic Picture-in-Picturep. 58
Single Overlayp. 58
Multiple Overlayp. 60
Oval Overlayp. 62
Still-Picture Overlayp. 64
Picture Gridsp. 66
Basic Gridp. 66
Designer Gridsp. 68
The Cover-Upp. 70
Adding That iMovie Touchp. 72
The Family Photo Albump. 72
Virtual Art Galleryp. 74
Chapter 4 Transparencyp. 76
The Grand Tourp. 78
Take the Tourp. 78
Overlays and Basic Transparencyp. 84
Simplicityp. 84
The Bugp. 86
Your Lion Lipsp. 88
The Ghostp. 92
Focus Attentionp. 96
The Arrowp. 96
The Ellipse of Lightp. 98
Hide a Facep. 100
Merging with Transparencyp. 102
Side-by-Side Maskingp. 102
Color Insetp. 104
Add a Title Maskp. 106
Push Your Masksp. 108
Spin In and Outp. 110
DoubleSpinp. 112
Chapter 5 Animated Effectsp. 114
Basic Overlay Animationp. 116
Stock Tickerp. 116
An Animated Borderp. 120
Border Variationsp. 122
A Little Transparencyp. 124
The Flying Teapotp. 124
Send a Messagep. 128
Flower Powerp. 132
Bull's-Eye!p. 134
See Throughp. 136
Basic Mask Animationp. 136
Overmaskingp. 140
The Moving "Lens"p. 142
Fast and Fabulousp. 146
Flying Stripesp. 146
The UberDuckp. 148
Fruit of the Zoomsp. 150
Moving Feetp. 152
Chapter 6 Titlesp. 154
Big Textp. 156
The Zoom Trickp. 156
Big Photoshop Elements Titlesp. 158
Large Quick Time Titlesp. 160
Manipulate Titlesp. 162
A Paused Driftp. 162
A Tumbling Scrollp. 164
Title Trailsp. 168
Title Ripplesp. 170
Artistic Titlesp. 172
Exploding Titlep. 172
The Hidden Messagep. 174
Basic Title-on-Titlep. 176
Time Fliesp. 178
Cleaning Upp. 180
Off-Center Zoomp. 182
Twist and Turn Titlep. 184
Lingering Textp. 188
QuickTime Title Effectsp. 190
QuickTime Subtitlesp. 190
Fade Awayp. 192
Chapter 7 iMovie Artistryp. 194
Color Tricksp. 196
From Black-and-White to Colorp. 196
Nostalgiap. 198
Rich Color Tintsp. 200
Color Gridp. 202
iMovie Artistryp. 204
"Look! I'm on TV!"p. 204
The KB Effectp. 206
The Great Floodp. 208
An Arriving Effectp. 210
PowerPoint Moviesp. 212
Quick and Easy Slide Moviesp. 214
Wide-Screen Funp. 216
Advanced Cuts: A Pro Touchp. 218
Finishing Upp. 220
The Fish Moviep. 220
Indexp. 229

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