iMovie '11 & iDVD: The Missing Manual by David PogueiMovie '11 & iDVD: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

iMovie '11 & iDVD: The Missing Manual

byDavid Pogue, Aaron Miller

Paperback | April 11, 2011

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Apple's video-editing program is better than ever, but it still doesn't have a printed guide to help you get started. That's where this gorgeous, full-color book comes in. You get clear explanations of iMovie's impressive new features, like instant rendering, storyboarding, and one-step special effects. Experts David Pogue and Aaron Miller also give you a complete course in film editing and DVD design. Edit video like the pros. Import raw footage, add transitions, and use iMovie's newly restored, intuitive timeline editor. Create stunning trailers. Design Hollywood-style "Coming Attractions!" previews for your movies. Share your film. Distribute your movie in a variety of places-on smartphones, Apple TV, your own site, and with one-click exports to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, CNN iReport, and MobileMe. Make DVDs. Design the menus, titles, and layout for your DVDs, and burn them to disc.
David Pogue is the weekly personal-technology columnist for The New York Times and an Emmy-award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News. His funny tech videos appear weekly on CNBC. With 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how-to authors. In 1999, he launched his own series of amusing, practical, and us...
Title:iMovie '11 & iDVD: The Missing ManualFormat:PaperbackDimensions:542 pages, 9.19 × 7 × 0.93 inPublished:April 11, 2011Publisher:O'Reilly MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1449393276

ISBN - 13:9781449393274


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Essential Addition to Library Like everything else he authors; David Pogue provides a clear explanation to all the ins and outs of imovie 11. This book is written at a level that the newbie can follow with enough hidden gems to satisfy those who are advanced. If you want to get the most out of imovie 11, this book is a must.
Date published: 2011-05-23

Table of Contents

  • The Missing Credits
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Editing in iMovie
    • Chapter 1: Importing Video
    • Chapter 2: The Lay of the Land
    • Chapter 3: Building the Movie
    • Chapter 4: Video Chunks: Keywords, People, Favorites, and Rejects
    • Chapter 5: Transitions, Themes, Travel Maps, and Animatics
    • Chapter 6: Video Effects
    • Chapter 7: Stabilization, Color Fixes, Cropping, and Rotating
    • Chapter 8: Titles, Subtitles, and Credits
    • Chapter 9: Narration, Music, and Sound
    • Chapter 10: Photos
    • Chapter 11: Movie Trailers
    • Chapter 12: Advanced Editing
  • Part 2: Finding Your Audience
    • Chapter 13: Exporting to iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, or Front Row
    • Chapter 14: Exporting to YouTube and the Web
    • Chapter 15: From iMovie to QuickTime
    • Chapter 16: QuickTime Player
  • Part 3: iDVD ’11
    • Chapter 17: iDVD Basics
    • Chapter 18: Dvd Menus, Slideshows, and the Map
    • Chapter 19: Designing iDVD Themes
    • Chapter 20: Advanced iDVD
  • Part 4: Appendixes
    • iMovie ’11, Menu by Menu
    • Troubleshooting
    • Master Keyboard Shortcut List
    • Visual Cheat Sheet
  • Colophon