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Editing an Interview in iMovie

This video demonstrates how to edit an interview. Its purpose is to illustrate how to approach the interview editing process, and not how to edit in iMovie.  The subject of our interview is Lee Foster, author of “Travels in an American Imagination, The Spiritual Geography of Our Time”. The interview was shot on a iPhone…

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Cutting on Action: Editing in iMovie

Cutting on Action is a major aspect of invisible editing.   Cutting on action, or matching action, gives life and vitality to a character’s movements in a sequence.  Vitality, that just wouldn’t have been there had it been shown as just a static shot of the same action.

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GOOD BYE, BIKE: flashback in a love story

Film history includes a few deeply emotional bicycle stories such as THE BICYCLE THIEF and  BREAKING AWAY.  Now joining that list is Guillaume Blanchet’s “Good Bye,Bike,” a modern love story sure to become a classic.

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How to Create and Use a Point of View Shot (a Clip Tip)

A powerful way to bring the audience into the action is to insert a point of view shot. Such a shot shows what a character sees. Sometimes the shot includes a framing device, such as a keyhole, a telescope, or a car window Here’s an example from a terrific 3-minute mobile movie: “Death Row,” a film featured in the…

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4 Ways of Uploading Filmic Pro iPhone Footage

by Allen Bronstein – Author of “Make iPhone Movies Everyone Loves“ Filmic Pro gives an iPhone mobile moviemaker tremendous control that can lead to superior video. However, uploading Filmic Pro iPhone footage isn’t quite as easy as uploading video shot with your camera’s app. But learning how to do it will be a big plus.…

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