How to Convert Footage to Black and White in iMovie

Practically all cameras these days shoot in full color, but sometimes you want that classic black and white feel. Using footage from our Unlimited Library and Marketplace, you can create this effect in is as easy as 1, 2, 3 in iMovie. Check out this awesome tutorial to learn how: Or follow these three simple steps:   1) Import your video into iMovie (File>Import>Movies)   2) Drag your clip up to the Project window.   3) Double click on your clip. A box will pop up. Click on Video Effect and then choose … Read more about How to Convert Footage to Black and White in iMovie

How to Use Lower Third Templates in iMovie

Using a lower third graphic is a great way to add extra information to your video. Most editing softwares have some type of title tool generator that will allow you to make the graphics during the editing process. However, sometimes this tool can be very limiting and will not produce the best quality graphics. If you’re looking for something a little more professional, you may want to consider using a free lower third template from an outside source. These files come with a built in alpha channel, which means the graphic itself will be able … Read more about How to Use Lower Third Templates in iMovie

How to Use iMovie to Edit Green Screen and Chroma Key Footage

Using a green screen is a really simple way to create some outstanding creative videos. Luckily, iMovie‘09 makes this effect really simple to edit when using footage from our Unlimited Library and Marketplace. Check out this tutorial: Or follow these easy steps: Note: These directions will only work in iMovie ‘09. iMovie ‘08 does not allow chroma key editing.   1) First, you need to make sure your iMovie is set up to allow the Chroma Key feature. In iMovie go to Preferences and select “Show Advanced Tools”. This will … Read more about How to Use iMovie to Edit Green Screen and Chroma Key Footage