iMovie

What is it? iMovie is a video editing and publishing tool. You can also use it to record videos using your laptop’s webcam. Where do I get it? You can download iMovie from the Mac App Store for $14.99. But check to make sure that it’s not already installed on your computer — most new…

Where can I get a camera?

In this modern age, we find ourselves in need of a cameraman with some regularity. Happily, we have a variety of options at our disposal: In your pocket. Almost all smart phones come with a pretty-to-good-to-really-quite-astonishingly-good camcorder built-in. Just, please… hold your phone sideways when you shoot your video! All-in-one. You can check out iPads…

How do I edit a video in Movie Maker?

Once you have imported all of your source footage into Movie Maker (both what you’ve shot and any other source footage you may be using)… Select the video clips (or parts of clips) that you want to use, one at a time… …and arrange them in order in your storyboard. If you’d like to have transitions…

What do I need to know about shooting video footage?

Many of us have shot video footage informally in the past. But, if you’re trying to shoot video for a project, there are a few questions that you should ask yourself… Environment Sound. Am I shooting in a quiet place, so that the only audio I’m recording is the audio I want to be recording? (Because it…