Animoto Setup


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Animoto Setup

  1. 1. Opening / Kafka / MDMC 2009
  2. 2. Getting Started <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Note: Registering for Education takes few days </li></ul></ul>Animoto / Kafka / MDMC 2009
  3. 3. Create Video <ul><li>Click CREATE VIDEO to get started </li></ul><ul><li>Choose Video Length </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free: 30 second short videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educators: Full-length videos free! </li></ul></ul>Animoto / Kafka / MDMC 2009
  4. 4. 3 Ways to Get Images Animoto / Kafka / MDMC 2009 After granting access to your online albums, click RETRIEVE next to the album you want to use so Animoto can import your pictures! Animoto can import pictures from these photo sharing sites!!
  5. 5. Arrange Images <ul><li>Add Text for your slideshow where needed </li></ul><ul><li>Choose important pictures to be SPOTLIGHTed by clicking Spotlight (adds extra attention to that image) </li></ul><ul><li>Click CONTINUE after setting up images </li></ul>Animoto / Kafka / MDMC 2009
  6. 6. Choose Your Music Animoto / Kafka / MDMC 2009 Make sure you follow Copyright/Fair Use/Creative Commons Guidelines if uploading your own music! Can preview each track by clicking PLAY. To select for your Animoto, click SELECT
  7. 7. Music Settings <ul><li>After selecting music, you can choose where you want your music to START for your Animoto. </li></ul><ul><li>Click SAVE & CONTINUE to proceed </li></ul>Animoto / Kafka / MDMC 2009
  8. 8. Finalize Video <ul><li>Choose Length (Animoto Short for MDMC practice) </li></ul><ul><li>Choose Image Pacing (how fast images will move) </li></ul><ul><li>Choose one of your pictures to be the “cover” screen of the video </li></ul><ul><li>Click Continue when finished to proceed </li></ul>Opening / Kafka / MDMC 2009
  9. 9. Enter Video Info <ul><li>Fill out information about your video! </li></ul><ul><li>Click CREATE VIDEO to proceed </li></ul>Opening / Kafka / MDMC 2009
  10. 10. Opening / Kafka / MDMC 2009 If you get the above message, may want to go back and DELETE some pictures Video will create; don’t close this window! Wait until it finishes and you
  11. 11. Taking to Next Level <ul><li>Sharing! </li></ul><ul><li>Embedding! </li></ul><ul><li>Downloading! </li></ul><ul><li>Posting to You Tube! </li></ul>Opening / Kafka / MDMC 2009 The VIDEO TOOLBOX gives you all kinds of options for sharing, remixing, and exporting your Animoto! Share on Facebook Post to Twitter Share on MySpace Share with Friends
  12. 12. TIPS <ul><li>REMIX if you don’t like </li></ul><ul><li>Select multiple pics at once </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mac: Hold COMMAND (  or ⌘ ) while clicking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PC: Hold CTRL while clicking </li></ul></ul>Animoto / Kafka / MDMC 2009
  13. 13. Discussion <ul><li>How can we use this in the classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>How can this kind of service ENHANCE what you are already doing? </li></ul><ul><li>How can students use this? </li></ul>Animoto / Kafka / MDMC 2009