Download These Files (right-click):

Note: copy/paste (to text file) URL of each download to properly cite sources in your credits.

uranium atom graphic

muxed mpeg

Fusion MOV

thx graphic

thx mp3

Ocean sound

 

Download the files on the left to a folder called "tutorial_files" on the Desktop.

  1. Launch iMovie and click Create Project.
  2. Name the project "tutorial" and save it on the desktop.
  3. Drag the mov downloaded files to the clip drawer.
  4. Drag the sound files to iTunes.
  5. Drag the bitmap files to iPhoto (you must open iPhoto and drag to the library).
  6. Click the timeline button in iMovie.
  7. Assemble the downloads by dragging them to the iMovie time line: all video (from clips) to the top track (video timeline), all bitmaps (from photos) to the top track (video timeline), and sounds (from audio) to any of the bottom 2 tracks (audio timelines).
  8. Insert Titles and Credits.
  9. Edit timings by dragging, Splitting Clip at Playhead, and Editing Volumes of audio. Experiment with other features.
  10. From the File Menu, select Export...

    1. Export: To QuickTime, Format: Expert Settings...

      Click Export button, Export: Movie to QuickTime Movie, Use: Modem, Click Options. [after each of the following, click CANCEL]: click Settings and Size for VIDEO to see how the video compression can be customized--click CANCEL; click Settings for SOUND to see how the audio compression can be customized--click CANCEL. Name the file "qt_modem.mov" and save it in a folder called "tutorial_export"

    2. Export: To Quicktime, Format: CD-ROM

      Click export button. Name the file "qt_cd.mov" and save it in a folder called "tutorial_export"

    3. Export: To QuickTime, Format: Expert Settings...

      Click Export button, Export: Movie to DV Stream, Use: DV NTSC (American National Television System Committee) 48 kHz, Click Options and lock the audio format. Name the file "qt_full.dv" and save it in a folder called "tutorial_export"

    4. Submit "tutorial_export" folder on a data CD.

  11. To burn a DVD, open iDVD and create a new project. Drag the dv file to the window. Use the iDVD help menu if you wish to customize the way it looks--easy!. Click the burn button.

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