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Creating a Movie

Creating a Movie

11Video DevicesVideo cameraKodakFlip CamerasStill cameras than can take videoSmart PhonesiTouchTablets such as the iPad and Android tablets2There are many varieties of video cameras. Kodak and the Flip cameras are some we have that you can check out. Many still cameras also can record short videos. Most newer models have this capability. Just about all Smart Phones can record video. You should have directions that came with the phone to retrieve the video. The newer iTouches can also record video. The 2nd generation iPad and other tablets can record video. To video from an iTouch or iPad you will need to set up an e-mail address and e-mail it to someone. 2

Movie Maker NavigationMenus to reach each function. Click on Arrows beside each big title to seem more choices. This is where media you import will show up. It also serves as the Storyboard.Preview Area3Ribbons- the menu items are now located in ribbons similar to what you see in the Office applications. Collections- The area on the right will now hold all imports you make in one location. This is a definite improvement over the older version. Effects and Transitions are on the Animations and Visual Effects ribbons. 3

Inserting Video or Pictures4This version of Movie Maker doesnt directly connect to the camera from within Movie Maker. When you plug in the camera you will be telling it where you want to import the video then use Add Videos and Pictures option to go get the media. It will appear in the white space on the right. 4Inserting Pictures and VideoWhen inserting pictures or videos already saved on the computer you will see a screen like this. You will need to navigate to the right location to retrieve the files.

5If you will be using still pictures and adding effects such as zooming, adding rain, etc. go to the folder where the pictures are found. If youre using video from another camera or phone you can select Videos and also locate the folder where you save it. Be sure to pay attention which folder the pictures or video are being saved.

Click on My ComputerSelect your Flash driveLocate folder you saved your pictures or video in and click once to select. Click OpenClick on the picture or video you want to import and click Open. 5

Completed Import

6This is what your Movie Maker screen will look like after the import is complete. You should save Movie Maker to the same flash drive that you have the video. 6Storyboard with Media

The white area on the right serves as the storyboard and time line.7If you have titles that dont like up correctly or accidently import a picture or video twice it can be deleted or readjusted here.

Click what you want to remove once and then click Delete or Backspace. To move an object click and drag to where you want to move it. 7Edit Movie

Use the ribbons to add transitions, effects and titles. Titles and credits are on the Home ribbon.Transitions are on the Animations ribbon.Effects are in the Visual Effects ribbon. 8Video Effects- ways to change the look of the video. For example is you want the video to look old select Sepia tone. You can add rain to a video here too. Video Transitions- this is similar to transitions in Power Point. This is how one video segments moves to another. Titles or Credits- The title is at the beginning or during the video and credits are at the end. 83/8/12Adding TransitionsTo add transitions between clips use the Animations ribbon. As you click on the transition you will see a preview of how it looks in the video. Similar to Power Point you can apply the same transition to all the clips or just one.

To add transitions between clips use the Animations ribbon. As you click on the transition you will see a preview of how it looks in the video. Similar to Power Point you can apply the same transition to all the clips or just one. 93/8/12Video Effects

To add effects to your video clips use the Visual Effects ribbon. As you click on the different effects you will see how it changes the video. If you select one and then want to remove it use the No Effect option that is first in the selection. To add effects to your video clips use the Visual Effects ribbon. As you click on the different effects you will see how it changes the video. If you select one and then want to remove it use the No Effect option that is first in the selection. 10Editing out Video3/8/12

With the Windows Live Movie Maker you can edit out unwanted parts by selecting the starting and ending points.

With the Windows Live Movie Maker you can edit out unwanted parts by selecting the starting and ending points. 11Using Audio in Your MovieUse Audio from a free music website

Record your own music in Audacity

Record voiceovers directly into Movie Maker12Music Websiteswww.freeplaymusic.com

www.incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free

www.freesfx.co.uk

Make sure to check the usage of each site before downloading audio files. 13There are many sites on the internet that provide music downloads. You need to always check for copyright status to ensure you can freely use the music. These sites are safe ones to use. If you want to use a popular song not available free you may only use 30 seconds of the song legally. 13Importing AudioTo begin importing Audio use the Add Music button on the Home ribbon. A screen will appear asking you to locate where the music file is located similar to when you imported your video.Locate where you have saved audio files.

14Once you have downloaded music files you will need to import them into a collection in Movie Maker. Make sure you pay close attention as to where you have saved the files. This will help you to be able to import them. 14Completed Audio File Import

Audio file is shown above video clip. 15Once you have selected the audio files you wish to import this is what it will look like in Movie Maker. 15Using Your Own Audio Music FilesAudacity can be used to make a recording of your own music to be used with your commercial. For more information on steps in using Audacity go to http://www.waynesboro.k12.va.us/wagoner/MsWagoner/Tips_of_the_Week.html.Voiceovers can be recorded and added into Movie Maker to explain something youre showing16The next few slides will demonstrate how to make your own recordings. 16

To add your own narration you will need to open the Sound Recorder. In Windows 7 it is now a separate application.

It can be found in All Programs under Accessories.

After you make your recording make sure to save it with a name you will recognize and in a location easy to remember.

Recording NarrationClick the Start Recording button and then click Stop Recording when youre finished.

Then you will be prompted to save the narration. Give it a file that you will be able to recognize.

Now insert it like any other audio file and align with the clip to which you want to add it.17Click the Start Recording button and then click Stop Recording when youre finished. Then you will be prompted to save the narration. Give it a file that you will be able to recognize. Now insert it like any other audio file and align with the clip to which you want to add it.17

There are several ways to edit your audio. Split a audio file or song.Shorten or lengthen file.Copy and pasteFade in or out

Use the Music Tools Options to split a clip in half by placing the cursor where you need to split the clip and select Split. Make a song fade in or out. (Shown above)To make a song play again simple click on it once to select, then use Ctl+C to copy and Ctl+V to paste.

Edit Audio18There are several ways to edit your audio. Split a audio file or song.Shorten or lengthen file.Copy and pasteFade in or out

Use the Music Tools Options to split a clip in half by placing the cursor where you need to split the clip and select Split. Make a song fade in or out. (Shown above)To make a song play again simple click on it once to select, then use Ctl+C to copy and Ctl+V to paste. 18Finish Movie MenuThe video can be saved several ways. You will want to save it to the computer.

19Saving to computer

Click For computer.19Finishing MovieOnce you click on Save to Computer a series of screens will appear.

Follow the onscreen directions.

20Here is where you will want to click on Browse and find your flash drive.

Select your flash drive. Click My ComputerYour flash drive will show up as Removable Disk. Click once to selectClick Open

20Before Bringing Video To SchoolMake sure you can find your video on your flash drive. Play video to make sure it looks like you planned. Notify Ms. Kaktins or Ms. Wagoner if youre using a program that saves other than .wmv or .mov. These are the two standard Windows and Mac versions of videos. Flip cameras make .avi files which can be shown on all computers. 21Pictures and videos you have imported will be saved and transported with video once you do the Finish Movie steps. 21Contact InformationIf youre having trouble and need help feel free to contact Ms. Wagoner at rwagoner@waynesboro.k12.va.us. 22