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SECTION 4 - INTRO TO VIDEO EDITING

SUMMARY

After completion of the lecture and the class exercises, the students will learn how to use Apple iMovie to create and edit video footage. Exercises will include importing video and sound, working with titles and transitions, and exporting to various formats

PART ONE - CREATE A "VIDEO PARODY"

INSTRUCTIONS

Take 3-1 minute clips (you may use more if you like) from well-known movies and replace them with a different style of music. For example, a Horror movie with Funny music or a comedy with sad music

  1. Each movie clip should be from a different genre (3 total)

    1. Sci-fi​

    2. Comedy

    3. Horror

    4. Drama

    5. Action

  2. Always take more  video of what you need (extra 20-30 seconds so you have extra)

  3. Use Transitions from iMovie for

    1. The beginning

    2. Between each clip

    3. At end of the video. 

  4. Your videos need to have title slides of the movie and the songs you're using.

  5. Try to pace the videos with the new music you've chosen

  6. Your finished video needs to be 120 seconds/2 minutes 

  7. SEE THE EXAMPLE VIDEO BELOW

  8. Export your file and upload it to Schoology

  1. You can use Capcut, iMovie, Premiere Rush, or Pro for this assignment.

  2. Pick a song you really like and then take the lyrics and make a video out of it using images and video clips that match the song. Use any Video/Sound apps you prefer. Use Chrome Sample to get your song off of YouTube.​

  3. PLEASE make sure the song and pictures/video clips are "school appropriate", so no profanity or obscene images.​

  4. Your video should be a MINIMUM of 2 minutes, and you should try to do the whole song. Don't pick a song that you won't be able to finish

  5. Pick a song that you be able to find content for. Look up the lyrics FIRST before you commit to the song.

    1. Simply search for the lyrics of your song choice using a website like: https://www.azlyrics.com/

  6. You can also create slides in Google Slides or Adobe Photoshop and use the titles in iMovie or Premiere Rush.

  7. You may also use transitions and effects

  8. Make sure your video begins with the

    1. Artist name​

    2. Title of song

    3. Your name

    4. Ending to video that says "Thanks for watching"

  9. Upload to Schoology when done

  10. MAKE SURE YOUR EXPORTED VIDEO IS SMALLER THAN 500MB OR IT WILL NOT UPLOAD

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PART TWO - SONG LYRICS VIDEO

FINISHED STUDENT EXAMPLES

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RESOURCES

Working with Transitions

Working with Titles

Student Goal:

Today. the preferred way to present your idea to the masses is by the use of video and sound. This method used to be expensive and involved a variety of sound and audio professionals, but with advancements in technology and software, most people with the ambition (and time) can learn basic video and sound editing at a fraction of the cost.

Student Objective:

By the end of the lecture and class activities, you'll know how to use Apple iMovie like a pro for making and editing videos. We'll do fun exercises together, like adding videos and sounds, getting rid of green backgrounds, putting in cool titles and transitions, and saving your awesome creations in different ways. This hands-on learning will help you become a master of Apple iMovie, so you can create really cool and polished videos that stand out!

 

Lesson/Project Overview Here:

An important part of working in the field of Multimedia Communications is being able to present your work in a digital format to appeal to a wide audience. This assignment will walk you through the process of creating a video, editing and adding sound, which will then be exported for viewing.

Lesson/Project Task List:

102 Recognize copyright laws, fair use guidelines, and legal issues when producing media.

603 Import and/or transfer media into editing software.

604 Use video and audio effects and transitions. 

612 Monitor and record proper audio levels.

 

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