Hi, Megan! I love the movie idea for Kinderarten! I like starting out with the pictures and using movie maker--a very easy way to start. When you move on to making a movie, how do you get the video onto your computer? Do you use a web cam or a video camera? I am so excited to watch how you do this so I can try it myself!!
I love hearing your excitement! It is so great that you are stepping out and trying something new! Whe I get to video I use a video camera. I am sure using your webcam could work well in the beginning. The quaility will not be as good as using a video camera though. But give it a try! If your school doesn't have a video camera here is one that is $299 and works well. http://www.journeyed.com/item/Canon/Digital+Camcorders/56905264?AID=10654238&PID=3165483
You can also use a flip camera that can sell for about $100. I have also seen ones like it on ebay for about $50.
Once I put the video on the computer you can import it tthrough the program you are using. For example, if you are using Movie Maker click on import videos.
Typically I use a program called Pinnacle to edit my movies. http://www.pinnaclesys.com/PublicSite/us/Home/
This year I am trying out Abobe Visual Communicator for broadcasting which can use a webcam.
Let me know if you need more assistance!
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