Using iMovie 11


iMovie Handouts

imovie 06 handout
external image pdf.png iMovie_HD_6_Getting_Started.pdf

imovie 08-09 handout
external image pdf.png iMovie 08 Getting Started.pdf

ESU3 Resources Page

Imovie Examples for Music Educators

Creating soundtracks for your imovie Projects

great source for Free Background Music for your movies


Reasons for use

  • Video is a Very Powerful way to tell a story
  • Teachertube/Youtube/Schooltube
  • A different way to do a "slideshow" or any type of presentation.
  • Present information with real world images and music to make it more relevant and authentic.
  • Digital storytelling.
  • Synthesizing information taught in class, read from the textbook, researched online, gathered personally, etc.
  • Independent reading projects / book reports.
  • Spiff up your Back to School Night presentations with an iMovie!

Ease of use

  • Once the user learns the basic controls and how to add titles, transitions and audio, very easy to use.
  • Drag and drop convenience.
  • Access to all photos, video clips, and music on the computer.
  • Capture video right in iMovie for "on-the-fly" footage.
  • Publish straight to YouTube for easy sharing.


Getting Started with iMovie '09


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