Create a trailer in iMovie for iPad and iPhone – Part 1


Get started with the iMovie trailer themes and credits…

You won’t believe how easy it is to create an amazing trailer using iMovie. There are nine templates to choose from, each with attractive titles, graphics and pre-edited sequences.

Once a theme has been selected iMovie will ask you to add titles and credit information, before enabling you to choose video clips and sequences and then arrange them in a visually exciting way. Read on to see how easy it is to start creating a trailer…


1. Create a new trailer

From the home screen of iMovie, tap the plus icon at the bottom of the screen, then tap the New Trailer button.


2. Themes

You’ll see a selection of nine themes at the bottom of the screen. Swipe through them then tap the Play button in the screen above to preview the theme.


2. Themes

3. Film title

Once a theme has been selected iMovie will display the Trailer Outline page. Start by entering the films title in the very first field at the top of the screen.


3. Film title

4. Studio

Enter your studios name in the field below (feel free to make one up), then tap the Logo Style field below. You’ll see a small selection of animated sequences to choose from in the preview panel to the right.


4. Studio

5. Credits

The bottom half of the Outline page enables you to enter the films entire credit list, from the director to the costume designer and music producer. Once you’ve entered all the relevant information, tap the Storyboard tab that runs along the side of the Outline page.


5. Credits


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