Tutorial : your own motion graphics
As we have shown in the color changes
clips can be used as building blocks for your own
motion graphics. The basic idea is to import the shinyDV
clips into iMovie and apply effects or speed changes willy-nilly
(we have no idea what that means) until you find something
you like. Then either use that clip in your iMovie project
or export it to save it for future use. The possibilities
are endless. Follow along in the tutorial
for just one example of what can be done.
Open your iMovie project and
import your shinyDV background
that you want to change. For our example we chose
After importing drag the clip to the timeline.
With your clip selected in
the timeline (it should be blue, if not click on it),
change to the Effects Pane by selecting the Effects
button in the button bar.
At this point you can essentially begin applying any
effect that you wish. We will show some of our favorite
iMovie effects for altering motion graphics.
Flying Fractals makes a great transition but is a
bit busy for a title background. In order to use it
for titling we needed to smooth it out, and the
Ghost Trails effect is just the right one for the