Create YouTube Videos
In this YouTube tutorial, you will learn how to create and upload simple or complex videos. You will begin by watching a complex YouTube video. Then, one concept at a time, you will learn how to recreate it. You will
♦ Break that YouTube video down into 16 smaller segments and create videos different from but similar to each of those segments.
♦ Combine the 16 segments into a single video
♦ Add a spoken word audio track
♦ Add music clips using a free music library.
♦ Upload the finished product into your YouTube account.
If you puzzled at any point you may want to
♦ Click on the final project tab in the horizontal menu above or
♦ Use the index tab.
With this tutorial you will make a professional-looking YouTube video using ScreenFlow and your Mac computer. Here is a partial list of what you should be able to do after you have finished this tutorial:
♦ Animate text in a video
♦ Add music and sound effects from a free audio clip library
♦ Add your own voice and or image to a video
♦ Use ScreenFlow
♦ Freeze frames
♦ Use a green screen
♦ Highlight important parts within a video
♦ Make a montage of still pictures
♦ Play several videos within a video at the same time
♦ Publish your video to YouTube
♦ Get a free trial of the ScreenFlow video creation software
♦ Watch some ScreenFlow video tutorials
♦ Shorten video clip, e.g., 10 minutes of cloud movement in 5 seconds
♦ Edit and upload your smartphone video to YouTube
♦ Add a few smaller videos and moving text into larger video
♦ Move sound bites within a video
♦ Lower sound of background music while a person is speaking
♦ Splitting video clips into many tiny ones and rearranging them
What ScreenFlow can do for you
Much of the video editing in this tutorial is done with ScreenFlow. Watch the video below to see what ScreenFlow can do for you. After you watch it, you may want to download a free trial copy.
The main video you make in this tutorial must be very similar to the YouTube video below. It must be different enough to be uniquely yours. However, it must have the funny face contest theme and include promotion for a commercial product. Watch it now. If this video is too small for you, go to the YouTube website (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wc4eixl9_5U) and watch the original video.