Tutorial: The Making of Lavender Row Movie Trailer

This was fun and A LOT of work! I used Movavi and a credit card when I wanted to export it. Oh well, I can make movies for a year now. to make my trailer, First, make sure to make your videos, then chose to add media files and upload your files to the program.

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Once you have completed your cards, add your video clips in the order that you want them to appear by dragging and dropping them into place. You can also edit your clips by dragging the boxes back and forth to shorten the clip.

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Then before you start to add your title cards, there are many different choices, Choose the T box for Text and the cards will pop up, you can go through the number of different options on how you want your cards to appear, as you see in the screenshot. I played with different cards and chose the ones that I felt looked the best. I then chose the card and dropped and dragged it into place, Then I added the text to the card.

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I also did this with the cards at the end of the trailer for the credits.

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Now you need to add fades in between your scenes. I used fade black, here I clicked the option and dragged and dropped it into place in between the scenes. Here you can see the fades as little black boxes in between the scenes.

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Now for Audio- if your video has audio- then you need to delete it if you want music instead.

Chose your sound block and hit the delete key on your keyboard this will delete the audio in the scene.

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Chose the file box on the left- it’s lit up blue and chose music- here it will give you options to chose a track- you just drop and drag the sound into the audio line you previously created.

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Add audio track..

Chose the file box on the left- it’s lit up blue and chose music- here it will give you options to chose a track- you just drop and drag the sound into the audio line you previously created.

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I chose Action Movie and dragged and dropped it into the audio block.

REVIEW your video to make sure the blocks are all in the right place.

Now SAVE your video, here you need to export it to save it.

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Once your video is saved upload it to YouTube but REVIEW it again before you do, then once complete embed it into your blog.

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