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Making Movies with the iPad

Watch the iMovie for iPad video at

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Shot Types:
  • EST=Establishing Shot
  • LS = Long Shot (aka Wide Shot)
  • MS = Medium Shot
  • CU = Close Up

Framing Basics

  • Rule of Thirds
  • Headroom
  • Leadroom / Talking Space



iMovie '11: Import an iMovie project from an iOS device

13 Ways to Use iMovie in the Classroom

Making Movie Resources

Moviemaking Curriculum
Explore free lessons created by digital media production experts Ross Kallen and Marco Antonio Torres. NOTE: You have to provide Apple with some information before downloading.

Teacher’s Guide Series
The Academy, in cooperation with Young Minds Inspired, produces a series of teacher’s guides that explore the art and science of motion pictures.

This is the free Film School of which are published videos tutorials to make your film projects, from the special effects, to the steadycam, lights, cranes.

Vimeo Video School

The popular video site put together a intro to video site with lots of videos and lessons.

Want it simple? How to Make a Movie!

Even More

Hand Held Hollywood Blog

Best Gizmos for iPhone Movie Making

Recording from Blue Snowball Mic into iPad2

Digital Storytelling with the iPad

The App Advice Dance

The Ultimate Movie Making Apps List:


Storyboard (free)

SimpleMind Mind Mapping (free)

Strip Designer ($2.99)

Forge (Free)

Paper (Free)


Movie Slate ($19.99)

FilmMic Pro

iMotion HD (Stop Frame Animation) (free)

Silent Film Director (

Super 8

8mm HD

Canopy Camera App (Free)

CollabraCam ($5.99)
Multicam shooting


Pro Camera

CinemaFX for Video ($2.99)

Viddy (Free)

Magisto (Free)