iMovie 2 is yours and it owes you a living: or at least a good looking edit of your sister's wedding. Underrated and underused. iMovie sits dormant on too many Macs. It's time you started using it to begin your climb to Hollywood, or just to transform your holiday videos into something more watchable. What's more, it s time more advanced digital video users realized just how useful iMovie can be. This book gives you the skills necessary to create, edit and enhance professional looking videos, web media, and DVDs, all with something that comes free with your Mac. Its practical, step-by-step examples comprehensively cover digital video post-production, including: video preparation, and capturing footage; cutting techniques, theory, and effective use of transitions; editing audio, recording voiceovers, and adding music; applying effects; creative titling and credits; making slide shows; publishing videos to the web; and delivering your productions on video and DVD. The cut-down simplicity and speed of iMovie 2 make it the ideal companion for professional filmmakers making rough cuts. Equally, the intuitive nature and fact that it's FREE, make it the best choice for the home user, or underfunded aspiring filmmaker. This book will teach everyone to fully appreciate and harness the power of iMovie 2.