Lights, Camera, ACTION….
You will be creating a book trailer highlighting Of Mice and Men. Think of it as a commercial for Of Mice and Men.
Click here to see an Animoto Book Trailer tutorial.
Resources you will be using for this project:
Using Animoto will be the last part of the project. Here you will put your project together by uploading pictures you gathered from the Internet, images you created using Presentation, and pictures you may have uploaded from a camera. With animoto you will be able to select a theme, music, and add limited text to your images.
Presentation or PowerPoint
Use Presentation or PowerPoint to create slides with text. You will need to export these slides as jpg. images. For this project you should have 8-12 slides or images. The first slide should be a title slide.
Storyboard or Outline
Most productions start out as an idea on paper. Use the paper storyboard or create an outline in Docs to organize your thoughts. Think about what you want to say about Of Mice and Men.
Use the following resources to find royalty free images
Start by creating a Folder for this project in Drive. This is where you will save your created slides and images to upload to Animoto.
Use the storyboard sheet to plan out your project
Look for images and create your needed text slides. Save to your project folder.
Visit http://www.animoto.com to sign up for a free trial account. You will need to create a password.
Begin uploading and editing your project.