Brick Flicks: A Comprehensive Guide to Making Your Own by Sarah Herman

By Sarah Herman

Flip your bricks into blockbusters with this movie-making consultant! You’ve obvious the smash-hit movie; now it’s time to step into the director’s chair and make your personal. disregard substantial budgets, A-list motion picture stars, and unique locations—this accomplished advisor will provide help to make a stop-motion motion picture utilizing little greater than a digital camera, a working laptop or computer, and your individual LEGO collection.

From choosing the correct equipment, making plans a narrative, and establishing photographs, to animating minifigures, modifying, and selling your movie on-line, Brick Flicks has adequate assistance and tips to flip a popcorn prentice and into an Oscar-worthy wizard. besides a short background of Brickfilms, reliable LEGO indicates, videos, and linked items, and a wealth of information and services from one of the most well known Brickfilms manufacturers available in the market, this can be a must-have buy for any budding administrators, younger or outdated, who are looking to flip their field of bricks into flicks.

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Video converters are described in more detail in Chapter 21. TEAM LinG - Live, Informative, Non-cost and Genuine! Chapter 3 Revving Up Premiere Elements In This Chapter ᮣ Setting up the Premiere Elements workspace ᮣ Tweaking program settings ᮣ Customizing windows in Premiere Elements ᮣ Installing plug-ins for Adobe Premiere Elements C omputer software designers work hard to make sure that their programs are easy to use. When you open a new program for the first time, you often see a tutorial or a wizard screen that helps you get started without having to adjust a lot of settings or learn a bunch of cryptic menu commands.

Launching Premiere Elements for the first time To launch Premiere Elements, click the Start button to open the Start menu and choose All Programs➪Adobe Premiere Elements. For more information on using Windows XP, see “Commanding the Interface,” later in this chapter. When you first launch Premiere Elements, you see a welcome screen that looks like Figure 1-1. The area under Recent Projects gives you quick access to any projects you’ve been working on recently. ) TEAM LinG - Live, Informative, Non-cost and Genuine!

Play through the edits you have already made in your project. The Monitor has two modes: ߜ Clip mode: In Clip mode, shown in Figure 1-5, the Monitor window lets you preview clips before placing them in your project. If you double-click a clip in the Media window, it automatically opens in the Monitor in Clip mode. ߜ Timeline mode: In this mode, the Monitor shows you the contents of the Timeline, which is where you assemble your movies. To switch between Clip and Timeline modes, simply click the buttons labeled Clip and Timeline at the top of the Monitor window.

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