iLife - Introduction to Digital Video: iMovie '09
Description: This class is designed to help get
your project organized and prepared for editing by giving basic
information about storyboarding, copyright & fair use issues,
equipment reservations, and other pre-production details. In addition,
the class will provide an introduction to the iMovie '09 interface and
cover basic editing techniques for the new iMovie user helping you
move from setting up your iMovie project to editing your footage
for a finished movie.
Course Format: 30 minutes of lecture followed by 30 minutes for hands-on practice and questions.
- Discuss resources, procedures, and policies available in The Studio for digital content creation.
- Present an overview of digital video and project management.
- Present an overview of pre-production and production techniques and concepts.
- Promote an awareness of copyright and fair use issues involved in digital video.
- Demonstrate basic interface features of iMovie, editing vocabulary, and editing capabilities.
- Discuss the basics of nonlinear editing and building a movie in iMovie.
- Identify key menus and interface controls associated with editing.
- Learn to work with video clips, pictures, transitions, titles, themes, audio and video effects.
- Participants should gain a basic understanding of digital video concepts and the advantages of nonlinear editing.
- Participants should be able to identify major filming techniques used to increase quality of video output.
- Participants should gain an understanding of major pre-production issues.
- Participants should gain an understanding of services in The Studio for the completion of digital video projects.
- Participants should gain a familiarity with the iMovie interface, major controls, major clip-editing features, and the language of nonlinear digital video editing.