Make music videos with iMovie in 5 minutes

There’s really no excuse for not having a bunch of music videos for your own music. Most cell phones have video cameras good enough to record content. Every Mac comes with iMovie and you may be surprised how fast you can make a killer music video with it. Macworld has laid it out in an article called, “We’ve got the beat (markers)“. I highly recommend loading up iMovie and follow this article step by step. It’s actually just three quick steps but once you do it you will smile. Collect some short video clips, stills and spread yourself on YouTube and why not play the video behind you when you perform live?

“iMovie ’09 is ideally suited for creating short movies, but Apple included a feature that appeals specifically to people who want to make music videos: beat markers” – macworld.com

Read the full article: macworld.com/article/imoviebeat.html

photo credit: svet

This entry was written by Oliver Chesler, posted on May 30, 2010 at 7:24 am, filed under apple, video and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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6 Responses to “Make music videos with iMovie in 5 minutes”

  1. Raytrace says:

    yeh I do intend to get Adobe Premiere Pro someday (I’m a PC user so no iMovie for me) and make videos for some of my stuff – it’s proper easy to line up the video timeline with the waveform beneath and great fun – Discreet Plasma is a program I had once where I worked and I’d love to have a copy of that – its not made anymore (people just use vector render options in 3DS I think) but I loved how streamlined and nice that program was for making 3D vector animations…

  2. Andreas says:

    @raytrace – one of the benefits of being a PC user is that you get to use Sony Vegas. That program is beyond awesome, and handles very much like a DAW. Cheap too

  3. Andreas says:

    btw; a video explanation of the process; this is really neat, I must say.

  4. Roy L'Ambas says:

    I made this video in imovie. and it has a thingamagoop in it.

    http://ropeandpulley.blogspot.com/2010/02/v-d-il-ed-th-r-d-io-s.html

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