Intro to movie making and uploading October 16, 2007
Using video cameras (2:00-2:30)
Editing and uploading a clip with Movie Maker (2:30 – 3:15)
HW for today
Watch YouTube video on Movie Maker
Homework for next time
Practice with video cameras
Read photocopy of Dodd chapter (pp. 155-170)
Read SA pp. 91-112
Intro to Digital Video Cameras
Digital video is a type of video recording system that works by using a digital , rather than analog , representation of the video signal.
Intro to Digital Video
With a digital video camera you use a cable - usually Firewire - and move the video directly to the computer using video editing software like iMovie or FinalCut Pro for the Mac, or Premiere or Movie Maker for the Windows PC.
Camera – Hands on
Getting Acquainted with the camera (handout) or research on your own (next slide) if not enough cameras to go around. Work in groups of 2 to 3 people.
Locate key features
Insert cassette tape
Go to: http://fllc.cas.sc.edu/TIFLE2007/?page_id=12
Under March 22, do a right click on “Sample video to edit” and do a “save target as”. Download to desktop.
Open Windows Movie Maker
Go to “File” and then “Import into collections” and find the file “movie” on the desktop
It will now import into movie maker for you to practice.
Bill’s crash course on movie making
I invite Bill to come and show students how to get the cameras to download, what resources to use in the lab to do this, and how to do some basic functions when editing:
With a partner, go through the following exercise: