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Mini movie

My sister's birthday is coming up and I want to ask her friends and other family to send me short videos of them saying happy birthday or whatever for me to compile into one full video to present to her on her birthday. What is the EASIEST way to go about this that a techophobe can handle? [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Nov 9, 2013 - 5 answers

Animated birds over video? Help me amuse my tweet-heart

Valentine's Day video: I'm a really babe in the woods with video, but I'd like to make a loving video for my real babe in the woods, if you know what I'm saying. I'd like to add animated, circling, twittering birds, as an overlay to my video. You know, the kind cartoon characters see when the get hit on the head with a mallet or stove. [more inside]
posted by largecorp on Feb 10, 2012 - 4 answers

Video files are taking over my computer!

Massive video camera files...where to put them? [more inside]
posted by zardoz on Sep 20, 2011 - 20 answers

How to convert Sony .mpg files

What's the best method to convert a Sony Handycam .mpg to something that will play on an old Mac OS 10.4? [more inside]
posted by jabo on Aug 16, 2011 - 7 answers

How to make a small 720p movie?

I have edited my HD video in iMovie, and want to export it (as whatever file type) in 720p, but at a much smaller size than iMovie is putting out. Help me shrink this movie! [more inside]
posted by zardoz on May 23, 2011 - 6 answers

Looking for a mic to use when making iMovie videos

I am looking for a good quality, but not too expensive, external mic to use when recording videos using iMovie. [more inside]
posted by twiggy32 on Aug 7, 2010 - 7 answers

iMovie, you're dead to me.

I'm looking for good consumer-grade video editing software for the Mac that is not iMovie or Final Cut Express. [more inside]
posted by joshrholloway on Mar 8, 2010 - 11 answers

Shoot me, I'm making a silly video

Recording fun music videos - tools question. [more inside]
posted by ctmf on Jan 3, 2010 - 8 answers

How can I stop iMovie from stretching out my iPhone videos?

How can I stop iMovie from stretching out my iPhone videos? [more inside]
posted by chinese_fashion on Jul 19, 2009 - 2 answers

Can I overlay CSV data onto a video?

I have a CSV file relating a measurement value with elapsed time. I'd like to overlay the changing measurement value over a video, using the time values in the CSV to sync the two. I have a MacBook, iMovie, and not much else. Is there a reasonably cheap or free way to do this?
posted by tirade on Jun 17, 2009 - 2 answers

Vanishing iMovie Audio

My video project is due in 2 days, and out of nowhere, a bunch of my audio files in iMovie have become corrupt (I think). Is there any way to fix this, short of re-recording them? [more inside]
posted by rosken on Dec 2, 2008 - 8 answers

Efficient video editing workflow starting from a DVD.

How can my video editing workflow be more efficient and avoid time-consuming conversion between formats? [more inside]
posted by jedicus on Nov 15, 2008 - 7 answers

How can I copy one project into another in iMovie 08?

How can I copy one project into another in iMovie 08? [more inside]
posted by photomusic86 on Aug 23, 2008 - 1 answer

Connect Canon HG10 video to Mac os X

Mac osx/canon hg10 cannot get stills off camera. Video yes, stills no. We're supposed to have a baby any day now and this sucker ain't behaving (the camera-mac connection). I haven't had this kind of problem with a mac in 10 years. [more inside]
posted by willep on Jul 12, 2008 - 4 answers

iMovie glitch - why won't the video play?

I am trying to make a short video clip using iMovie '08. When I play it, it looks great. When I export it, it acts completely differently. [more inside]
posted by marylynn on Mar 18, 2008 - 4 answers

All together now

How can I stitch some video files together? [more inside]
posted by rtha on Mar 8, 2008 - 5 answers

iMovie editing question

iMovie help! Crunch project and I did RTFM but am confused . . . [more inside]
posted by donovan on Mar 6, 2008 - 3 answers

HD Camcorder importing problems on a Mac

I just bought a Canon HV-10 HD camcorder, but importing it into my new iMac is painfully slow. Is it the camcorder, or the computer, or iMovie? [more inside]
posted by burhan on Jan 1, 2008 - 4 answers

USB High Definiton Webcam: How to record?

How do I record high definition (HD) video at at least 24 fps using a webcam? [more inside]
posted by bryanjbusch on Aug 17, 2007 - 10 answers

Fraps is giving me craps!

How can I edit Fraps AVIs from my windows machine on my Macbook (iMovie)? [more inside]
posted by cowbellemoo on Mar 4, 2007 - 5 answers

How do I correctly capture video from my camera to iMovie HD?

How do I transfer correctly my 16:9 video from my Sony camera to my computer using iMovie HD? [more inside]
posted by panzerboy on Jan 28, 2007 - 2 answers

iMovie: refreshing video source files

iMovie: how can I refresh video source files? [more inside]
posted by cgs on Nov 21, 2006 - 2 answers

How does one export a quicktime file from iMovie that can be added to a web page?

How does one export a quicktime file from iMovie that can be added to a web page? [more inside]
posted by traderjoefan on Oct 19, 2006 - 6 answers

crashing makes the baby jesus cry

Problem with iMovie bloating files and crashing. [more inside]
posted by chronic sublime on Nov 6, 2005 - 4 answers

What resolution and framerate to use?

Video question: I'm working on some homebrewed video animation pieces on my mac. Basically, using matlab to output a stack of images that I then use Quicktime to turn into a movie. The final product of which will be burnt onto a DVD using iMovie and iDVD. Question: what resolution and framerate shoud I be outputting to prevent these apps from having to resample my movie, in either space or time? [more inside]
posted by garethspor on Sep 16, 2005 - 7 answers

Video Work

Want to do start doing some video work, curious what are my best options for some quick "post-to-web" type videos, as well as being able to store them. [more inside]
posted by benjh on Apr 6, 2005 - 5 answers

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