***If you would like to see the speaker notes, click on the gear icon in the lower left corner and select open speaker notes. A separate window will open for you to view the speaker notes as you go through the slideshow.

Tips and Tricks

Tips and Tricks for iMovie 11 - collection of tips from MacLife

The iMovie '11 Project Book - Safari book available for viewing online with advanced editing techniques

Side by Side Screen Editing - how to make this work

iMovie Drop Box - how to dump all your video clips into the drop box for importing into iMovie later

Add Your Own Subtitles - try adding subtitles to your project

Use Your Own Fonts - don't be limited by the iMovie fonts, add your own

Green Screen and Blue Screen - learn how to add green screen or blue screen footage (there is also a great video below in the Atomic Learning collection if you need the extra visual)

12 Cool Tips and Tricks - focuses on audio features, storyboarding with animatics, integrating with Facebook and more

Becoming a Video Editing Guru... - about five tips and tweaks to improve your videos

The Unofficial iMovie FAQ - check out these solutions to problems and glitches you might have in iMovie

Additional Resources

Rubric for iMovie:

Paper Slide Videos (PSV) - instructions on how to create a PSV, includes guidelines and additional resources

Paper Slide Videos - more student examples, supply list and instructions

Pecha-Kucha - provides the premise behind Pecha-Kucha and the why & how for using it in the classroom

iMovie in Teacher Education - collection of movie sample projects with descriptions created by students using iMovie

- presents 10 different ideas for using iMovie with lower level elementary students

- provides iMovie project ideas

Using iMovie on the iPad

Backgrounds and Placeholders Explained

iMovie 11 Backgrounds and Placeholders (MacMost Now 671) from MacMost on Vimeo.

Atomic Learning Video Tutorials
(you will need to log in to watch the videos)