Windows Movie Maker

posted Feb 1, 2011, 3:29 PM by Bill Blevins   [ updated Sep 6, 2011, 3:44 PM by Bill Blevins ]
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Introduction to Windows Movie Maker - Put in three pictures. Scots Logo, North Gym, Principal Bier

Watch the Introduction to Windows Movie Maker video to see how to place pictures, transitions, video effects, titles, and music (that's not downloaded illegally).

The goal of this exercise is not to compete the project as much as it is to see all of the different things you can do with Movie Maker, so play around a little bit.  However, I do want you to complete it. And if you're pretty good at it, help another person who has opened this program for the first time.

Some of you luck dogs will get to show your short movie on the projector in the front of the room.

What you need:
Title at the beginning
Credits at the end
Video effects on each slide
Transitions between each slide
Music for the length of the video
Music (labeled for reuse) that fades in at the beginning and fades out at the end
Title on one of the slides
Add a watermark to the bottom right of the screen.  This will be your first and last name.
Publish to

If you get done.  Think if a topic that interests you.  You will be creating a digital story, using photos and text.  Topics must be cleared through me first.  Begin to find photos for your project.  You must document the web address of where the photos came from.

Example of Photo Story (Cold War)