Video Production with  Windows Movie Maker
Meet Movie Maker…. Windows XP: find it in C:Program Files:Movie Maker. Make shortcut for desktop. <ul><li>Using the progra...
The 4 panes of WMM Task Collection Preview Timeline/Storyboard
Using the task pane <ul><ul><li>3 Tasks: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.Capture/Import  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.Edit </...
The timeline/storyboard <ul><li>5 Tracks  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transition </li></ul></ul...
Import media into Movie maker <ul><li>Capture  video clips or pics from digital camera, or  import  from files saved on yo...
Move video/pics to the timeline <ul><li>Each item will appear in the collections pane  </li></ul><ul><li>Drag each item to...
Picture time <ul><li>You can also change the length of time that the picture shown in the movie </li></ul><ul><li>By defau...
Preview your movie <ul><li>You can preview the video at any time by simply clicking the play button at the bottom of the p...
Video effects <ul><li>You can employ different effects that will jazz up the video.  </li></ul><ul><li>In the task pane, u...
Drag the effects down <ul><li>Once you have found the effect that is perfect… click and drag it down to the clip in the st...
Video effects <ul><li>You will notice on the picture that a star will appear to represent an effect is on the picture </li...
Transitions <ul><li>You can employ different transitions to jazz up the video </li></ul><ul><li>In the task pane, under st...
Drag the transitions down <ul><li>Once you have found the transition that is perfect… click and drag it between the clips ...
Transitions <ul><li>You will notice that the 2 clips will slightly overlap, and in the track beneath the clips, the name o...
Titles / Credits <ul><li>Again, in the task pane, under step 2 click on “Make titles…” </li></ul><ul><li>This will appear ...
Titles <ul><li>Type whatever you want in the text box </li></ul><ul><li>Below, you can change the animation or the font an...
Audio <ul><li>Add music (mp3, wav, wma) to your movie </li></ul><ul><li>In the task pane, click on “import audio…” </li></...
Drag audio down… <ul><li>In the collections pane, click on the audio file and drag it into the Audio/Music track. </li></ul>
Adjust the audio <ul><li>To adjust the volume, push the Control key and U </li></ul><ul><li>Or you can right-click on the ...
Trim the audio <ul><li>Be sure to make the music the same length as the video.  </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the end of the ...
Finish the movie <ul><li>First go to File-Save to save your project as a Movie Maker File. </li></ul><ul><li>This will ena...
Saving options <ul><li>When you save, you have many options based on the quality that you want </li></ul><ul><li>Leave it ...
Saving <ul><li>The amount of time that it takes to save depends upon how long it is and the quality options you chose.  </...
Watching the video <ul><li>The video is now set to play back in Window media player </li></ul><ul><li>If you go to the fol...
<ul><li>Atomiclearning.com  tutorial on WMM   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.atomiclearning.com/moviemaker2 </li></ul></...
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  1. 1. Video Production with Windows Movie Maker
  2. 2. Meet Movie Maker…. Windows XP: find it in C:Program Files:Movie Maker. Make shortcut for desktop. <ul><li>Using the program </li></ul><ul><li>Working with the pictures and video </li></ul><ul><li>Video effects </li></ul><ul><li>Transitions </li></ul><ul><li>Titles and credits </li></ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul><ul><li>Saving the movie </li></ul>
  3. 3. The 4 panes of WMM Task Collection Preview Timeline/Storyboard
  4. 4. Using the task pane <ul><ul><li>3 Tasks: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.Capture/Import </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.Edit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3.Finish </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The timeline/storyboard <ul><li>5 Tracks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio/music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Title </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When we edit our movie, different parts will go in these tracks </li></ul>
  6. 6. Import media into Movie maker <ul><li>Capture video clips or pics from digital camera, or import from files saved on your computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on import video/pics </li></ul>
  7. 7. Move video/pics to the timeline <ul><li>Each item will appear in the collections pane </li></ul><ul><li>Drag each item to the story board and drop them in the order you wish them to appear. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Picture time <ul><li>You can also change the length of time that the picture shown in the movie </li></ul><ul><li>By default each picture will be shown for 5 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to change that amount of time drag the “end trim handle” (shown below) notice when you click and drag the amount of time will show in the window. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are using video you can crop the length of the video using the same process. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Preview your movie <ul><li>You can preview the video at any time by simply clicking the play button at the bottom of the preview screen (or at the top left of the storyboard) </li></ul><ul><li>The preview will start where the timeline marker is set… you can drag the marker anywhere you choose by grabbing it at the top </li></ul><ul><li>You can also click on the full screen button to see it big </li></ul><ul><li>Note: when you preview a movie it may be choppy. </li></ul>Timeline marker Full screen
  10. 10. Video effects <ul><li>You can employ different effects that will jazz up the video. </li></ul><ul><li>In the task pane, under step 2, click on “view video effects” </li></ul><ul><li>The collection of effects will appear in the collections area </li></ul>
  11. 11. Drag the effects down <ul><li>Once you have found the effect that is perfect… click and drag it down to the clip in the storyboard </li></ul><ul><li>You can use multiple effects on an item </li></ul>
  12. 12. Video effects <ul><li>You will notice on the picture that a star will appear to represent an effect is on the picture </li></ul><ul><li>You will notice that there are 2 overlapping stars on a picture with 2 effects </li></ul><ul><li>You can preview the effect on your pictures/video </li></ul>Full screen
  13. 13. Transitions <ul><li>You can employ different transitions to jazz up the video </li></ul><ul><li>In the task pane, under step 2, click on “view video transitions” </li></ul><ul><li>The collection of transitions will appear in the collections area </li></ul>
  14. 14. Drag the transitions down <ul><li>Once you have found the transition that is perfect… click and drag it between the clips in the storyboard. </li></ul><ul><li>A blue line will appear to show where the trans will go </li></ul>
  15. 15. Transitions <ul><li>You will notice that the 2 clips will slightly overlap, and in the track beneath the clips, the name of the trans will appear. </li></ul><ul><li>Unlike effects, only one transition can be used at a time </li></ul><ul><li>You can also speed up or slow down a transition by clicking on the picture and sliding it forward or back to increase or decrease the transition’s speed </li></ul>
  16. 16. Titles / Credits <ul><li>Again, in the task pane, under step 2 click on “Make titles…” </li></ul><ul><li>This will appear and you can choose where you want to put the title/credits </li></ul>
  17. 17. Titles <ul><li>Type whatever you want in the text box </li></ul><ul><li>Below, you can change the animation or the font and color </li></ul><ul><li>Once complete, click on Done. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Audio <ul><li>Add music (mp3, wav, wma) to your movie </li></ul><ul><li>In the task pane, click on “import audio…” </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the file(s) you want to use and click “import” </li></ul>
  19. 19. Drag audio down… <ul><li>In the collections pane, click on the audio file and drag it into the Audio/Music track. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Adjust the audio <ul><li>To adjust the volume, push the Control key and U </li></ul><ul><li>Or you can right-click on the track and get this menu which shows volume, fade in and out. </li></ul><ul><li>For video clips, you can mute the recorded sound in the same way </li></ul>
  21. 21. Trim the audio <ul><li>Be sure to make the music the same length as the video. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the end of the track and drag it left or right to trim the length. </li></ul><ul><li>You can add more audio tracks before or after this track </li></ul>
  22. 22. Finish the movie <ul><li>First go to File-Save to save your project as a Movie Maker File. </li></ul><ul><li>This will enable you to go back and make changes, if necessary. </li></ul><ul><li>Go to Step 3: Finish Movie. In the Save Movie Wizard box, enter and name and choose where to save. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Saving options <ul><li>When you save, you have many options based on the quality that you want </li></ul><ul><li>Leave it as “recommended” or click on “show more choices” </li></ul>
  24. 24. Saving <ul><li>The amount of time that it takes to save depends upon how long it is and the quality options you chose. </li></ul><ul><li>The next screen will tell you it is finished and will ask if you want to see your work. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Watching the video <ul><li>The video is now set to play back in Window media player </li></ul><ul><li>If you go to the folder you saved it in and double click it will open and play for you </li></ul><ul><li>Then you can burn the file to cd or flash drive to take with you </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Atomiclearning.com tutorial on WMM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.atomiclearning.com/moviemaker2 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Microsoft website: Step by step directions: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/moviemaker/getstarted/default.mspx </li></ul><ul><li>Other examples of using MM2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/moviemaker/videos/samples.mspx </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adorage movie effects software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.windowsmoviemakers.net/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pixelan special effects software </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pixelan.com </li></ul>For Further Info….

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