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The “old way” In the “old days” video had to be searched through and marked where the film was to be cut & pasted back together. This took months to finish a project!

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Enhancing Classroom Learning Using Video Session 1: Importing & Editing Video Todays Schedule of Events Pre-Assessment Introduction to the Course Basics of Windows Movie Maker Hands on movie making Group Video Planning The old way In the old days video had to be searched through and marked where the film was to be cut & pasted back together. This took months to finish a project! The old way Video was black and white, scratchy and skipped about from video frame to another. There are abrupt changes from scene to scene. Today! Today there are many ways to import video into computers and you dont have to wait or be a professional to get quality movies! Importing from VCR VHS tapes can be used to import video into the computer but the quality will be grainy. Capturing from Video Devices Each video camera has a way of connecting with your computer. Firewire cables are used for high quality consumer or professional video streams and other high bandwidth entertainment applications. It has replaced Parallel SCSI in many applications. USB cables are appropriate for high and low bandwidth computer peripherals such as mass storage, video, audio, scanners, printers, keyboards, and just about any peripheral. Importingfrom Storage Devices Importing from Storage Devices You can import video clips, pictures and audio files from CDs, Flash Drives, and even some Floppy Drives. In order to save onto a CD you must have a CD burner and a program (IBM RecordNow) to write onto the CD. Flash Drives act like Floppy Drives in that you can just drop a file onto its image and it is saved. Importing Pictures Importing Audio File Types Video Files.asf,.avi,.m1v,.mp2,.mp2v,.mpe,.mpeg,.mpg,.mpv2,.wm, and.wmv Pictures.asf,.avi,.m1v,.mp2,.mp2v,.mpe,.mpeg,.mpg,.mpv2,.wm, and.wmv Audio or Music Files.asf,.avi,.m1v,.mp2,.mp2v,.mpe,.mpeg,.mpg,.mpv2,.wm, and.wmv Collection Area Tasks Pane: Tasks located on the left side walk you through the process of capturing video, editing your movie and finishing the movie. Helpful Tips are located here. Collection Area: All clips are stored in this area. Audio have music notes as an icon, video have movie lines above and below the clip and pictures are of the image that you want. Preview Pane: This area lets you view and listen to your clips that you have highlighted in the Collection Area. Become a Digital cinematographer! 1. 1.Import a picture, audio and video clip from a storage device. (CD, flash drive, or floppy disk) *There are some samples on your Video Class CD Import video from a VHS tape through a media converter box on the first computer. 3. Import video from a video camera using USB cables provided. 4. Check out the Informative Web Pages folder on your Video Class CD for helpful ideas and tips. Work area views Timeline Shows Video line Audio/Music line Title Overlay line Storyboard Video clips Transitions boxes between clips Video effects in corner box Video Effects 28 different effects Double click on effect and it will show in the preview pane. Click on effect, drag to bottom left corner of video clip and drop in storyboard view Click on effect, drag onto video clip and drop in timeline view. Video Transitions 60 different video transitions Double click on transition and it will show in the preview pane. Must have 2 different clips in video line Click, drag and drop transition effect in between 2 clips in video line (Timeline) Click, drag and drop transition effect in square between 2 clips (storyboard) Titles or Credits Titles can be added at the beginning of your movie, before a selected clip, on a clip, after a clip or credits at the end of your movie. Titles or Credits Type you title in the top box. Subtitles can go in bottom box. You can change the font and color. You can change the title animation to 43 different effects! Click Done, add title to movie. AutoMovie Editing Five different types This takes all pictures, audio and video clips in Collection area and combines them into the different styles listed. Splitting Clips Set the track bar at the point where you want to cut the clip. (Make sure the clip that you want to split is highlighted) Click on Clip and select Split. This action works for audio clips also! Trackbar Adjusting Volume Select clip you want to change volume on Click on Clip and select Audio. You can mute, make the sound fade in and out, or adjust the volume so that narration can be heard. You can also mute, Fade In and Fade Out a video clip. Adding Narration Select Tools and click on Narrate Timeline. When you click Start you can narrate as the clip plays. When you click Stop a window opens in which to save the narration. Title it and click save. If you dont want to keep it you can always delete it later. Taking Pictures from Preview Say you just want to capture a scene from a video clip. Play the video clip until you see the scene in the preview pane, then click stop. Select Tools and click on Take Picture from Preview. This will create a picture that you will have to title and save. Converting Audio Files Say you want to import an audio file from a CD but it doesnt show anything. Place CD in CD tray, Open RealPlayer 10.5 or Windows Media Player 11. Save audio file to library. (Sometimes called Ripping) The default file type setting should be MP3. Import audio file from My Music folder. Converting Video Clips Say you have a Quicktime movie that you want to edit. Open InterVideo WinDVD Creator 3. Edit existing Video file. Find Quicktime movie that you want to convert. (Change File type search to include all Files) Click Save Movie on the right just above the Storyboard Mode and Select Output to file. Change the format setting to Windows Media WMV and click ok. Title the new movie and save to a folder. Your turn to be the Film Editor! 1. Work with some video clips by adding effects, using transitions, and adding titles. 2. Start working on your final project. Create a music video about your school, a clip to enhance a theme, or maybe an instructional video to help your students.