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How to Use Animoto

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How to Use Animoto

  1. 1. Animoto… “ the end of the slideshow” Presented By: Gail Potratz & Brian Gannon
  2. 2. Getting Started <ul><li>Animoto </li></ul><ul><li>Animoto for Educators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Note: Registering for Education takes few days </li></ul></ul>Getting Started
  3. 3. <ul><li>Click CREATE VIDEO to get started </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a background – black? </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up for free account screens </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free: 30 second short videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educators: Full-length videos free! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click Create Video – again. </li></ul></ul>Create Video
  4. 4. Picasa Flickr Photo-bucket
  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) – Duplicate to lengthen as well. </li></ul><ul><li>Click CONTINUE after setting up images </li></ul>
  6. 6. Choose Your Music 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>
  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>
  9. 9. Enter Video Info <ul><li>Fill out information about your video! </li></ul><ul><li>Click CREATE VIDEO to proceed </li></ul>
  10. 10. Animoto Goes to Work
  11. 11. Create and Post and Animoto Video of MDMC 2011 Animoto
  12. 12. The Next Level - Sharing REMIX YouTube SmugMug HTML Code for Website Share to Social Sites and Email
  13. 13. <ul><li>if you don’t like- REMIX </li></ul><ul><li>Select multiple pics at once when images </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><ul><ul><li>Student Accounts – Use a newly created Gmail account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Four yourself and add students there. Do Not use your normal Gmail account </li></ul></ul>Final Tips
  14. 14. <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>Discussion

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