iMovie Workshop - Advanced Home Video Editing


$249 Limited GST free / $124.50 / $199.20 / $224.10
iMovie Workshop - Advanced Home Video Editing

<p>Learn iMovie Home Video Editing course in Sydney – 1 day crash course in video editing.</p><p>Got some home videos you’ve been meaning to cut together? Or perhaps some footage on your phone you


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Course description

Learn iMovie Home Video Editing course in Sydney – 1 day crash course in video editing.

Got some home videos you’ve been meaning to cut together? Or perhaps some footage on your phone you want to edit and post to Facebook? Or maybe you want to help your kids edit their own movies? This iMovie workshop will provide the home movie editor with the basics of cutting together their own videos into slick and effective pieces, students will also be provided with the means to share their creations with family, friends and the world!

Students will create their own edits from scratch, learning to arrange edits with effects, titles, transitions & music. Students will be encouraged to bring their own flair to edits, starting with simple tasks and moving up into more complex operations so they can utilise the wide range of features iMovie offers. We will cater our teaching to whichever purpose you might need, whether that be promotional video, film, education or just for fun.

iMovie from Apple

iMovie is free software that comes on every Mac computer and laptop. iMovie lets you edit your own videos to create cinematic trailers and beautiful movies in stunning 4K resolution. You can even start editing on iPhone or iPad, and finish on a Mac. It’s never been easier to make your own videos at home. Just choose the clips you want to use. Insert titles, add effects and create a full soundtrack with powerful tools that are as simple as drag and drop. iMovie even supports 4K video for stunning cinema-quality films. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is a wrap. Learn a revolutionary approach to delivery of cost effective high-end graphic design, audio and video creation.

Course content
  • Introduction to iMovie
  • Importing footage
  • Basic editing techniques & workflow
  • Working with effects & transitions
  • Motion & speed change
  • Audio editing & levels
  • Exporting
  • Project management
  • Professional tips for transitions
  • Working with titles
  • Tips for aligning the soundtrack with the images
  • Styles of editing and tips to make it even more professional
  • Professional tips for transitions
  • Importing different fonts
  • How to change the font colour
  • Tips for aligning the soundtrack with the images
  • How to add pictures or import more emoticons to add to titles
  • How to change the colour of the title backgrounds
  • Import footage from social media and other sources

Participants of this course will learn how to:

  • set up a project file and workflows
  • edit sequences together coherently
  • add effects, extras and more advanced techniques to your project
  • export correctly for different media channels
  • adapt projects to specific audiences
Ideal for

This iMovie course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn editing for the first time, the course is aimed at those who think a professional editing program may be beyond their needs and are looking for a quick and simple way to create fun and interesting video content for family and friends. We cater to the amateur video enthusiast as well as home business owners looking to get creative with their advertising. Whether it be in-house training videos, professional looking YouTube videos or to add some flare to that wedding video, we will be able to expand your knowledge or build it from scratch. No prior knowledge of editing of iMovie is needed to attend the course, we will begin with the most simple of operations and move to utilising iMovie’s more complex features.

Students will also be given an opportunity to get some advice on their own movies that they have worked on or would like to start, time permitting.

Please bring to each class
  • Note pad and pen or tablet to take notes
  • Water and snacks
  • Headphones/Earphones
  • If available to the student please bring an iPhone or iPad with iMovie installed on it.
Learning Activities
  • Task 1: Importing, Cutting, Moving: Understanding the interface and the timeline
  • Task 2: Stock Footage Edit: Students will be using stock footage available to them to edit to music as well as adding transitions and titles.
  • Task 3: iPad & iPhone Editing + transferring projects from your device to desktop computers
  • Task 4: Narrative Edit, students will be given the first scene of a short film and will cut together a scene.
  • Task 5: Green Screen Edit: Students will learn how to replace the background of their footage with any video they would like.

Students will also be given an opportunity to get some advice on their own movies that they have worked on or would like to start, time permitting.

About your tutor

Marcus is a video editor, actor and filmmaker who has has been making and editing short films from an early age and now works with a collective of filmmakers and sound designers who make film clips and short films. Marcus also works as a freelance editor and producer creating and editing web content for business and brands. He is a patient and passionate teacher with a strong intuition for the feel of a story and an edit, he describes his style as evocative and experimental combining traditional editing styles with innovative flare. Marcus aims to make his classes fun and interactive for all students and is able to work with varying abilities and student aims.

Student feedback

"The course was good. I learnt new things, some good short cuts and a good refresher about stuff I’d done before. I will feel much more confident using imovie now!"

"The tutor was very informative and helpful in the area of editing iMovie."

"The tutor was very helpful, patient and attentive."

"I cannot fault Marcus, he was a wonderful tutor."

"Great course. Learned what I came for. Particularly pleased with the you tube top tip. Delivered what I wanted."

"He really tailored the speed and depth of the class to the students present."

"I learnt the things I wanted to learn and a few additional helpful things. Marcus obviously knew the subject well and was flexible with his teaching and was able to show participants things they wanted to know that were not in the syllabus. Easy to access and the facilities were very good. High quality course and teaching"

"The tutor was very helpful and make sure we all understand before moving on. I learnt a lot from the tutor. The venue is very convenient, it is located in the city centre and just 1 minute walk from townhall station. "

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