How To Create A Video

How To Create A Video Using Animoto

1. Go to Animoto.com

How To Create Animoto Video

 

 

 

 

2. Sign up for an account if you don’t already have one.

How To Create a Video - Sign Up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Choose the free option and enter your details; email address, password and name.

How To Create a Video - enter your details

 

 

 

 

4. Once you are logged in this is what you will see.

How To Create a Video - logged in view

 

 

 

 

5. Click on Create a video

How To Create A Video - click create video

 

 

 

 

6. You will be given several options, just choose one.

How To Create A Video - choose style

 

 

 

 

7. You will be able to sample your choice before making the final decision, once you are happy just click create video.

How To Create a Video - video example - create video

 

 

 

 

8. You will be brought to screen like this one.

How To Create a video - a la carte menu

 

 

 

 

9. You can now change the music, click the button.

How To Create a video - change music

 

 

 

 

10. Go to the music library and listen to the options until you find one you like.

How to create a video - add music

 

 

 

 

11. Go into the music library

How to create a video - music library - instrumental search

 

 

 

 

12. Specify you music genre. Most times it is best to go with instrumental as vocals can distract from video message.

Create a video - music library - instrumental

 

 

 

 

13. Listen to the chosen song to check its relevance.

Make a movie - music library - make selection

 

 

 

 

14. See below how to listen to the chosen option.

Make a movie - music library - listen to selection

 

 

 

 

15. When you are happy then add song.

How to make a video - music library - happy - add song

 

 

 

 

16. This is what it looks like when the song has changed.

How do you make a video - music changed - happy

 

 

 

 

17. Add images and video.

Create a video - add pictures and video clips

 

 

 

 

18. Click on the button and go to the image library.

Create a video - go to image library

 

 

 

 

19. Decide where you want to pull the images from.

Create a video - image library - many options

 

 

 

 

20. If you decide to use the image library on Animoto then you can select from several categories as seen below:

Create a video - image library - scene option

 

 

 

 

21. We are going with “Scenes” for this example.

Create a video - image library - scenes option

 

 

 

 

22. Select 3-5 images from the “Scenes” option.

 

Create a video - add images

 

 

 

 

23. When you have added your options this is what it would look like.

How to make video - picture added

 

 

 

 

24. Now add your marketing message using the text option

 

How to make video - add text

 

 

 

 

25. This is what your text box looks like with a header and text.

How to make video - add text - header and text

 

 

 

 

26. Be aware that there are limits as to how many characters you can add.

How to make video - add text - charater limits

 

 

 

 

27. Enter your text then click save.

How to make video - type message - click save

 

 

 

 

28. Step 25-27 can be repeated several times until you have completed your message.

 

29. Now you can see your completed story board before it is produced.

How to make videos

 

 

 

 

30. We need to adjust settings.

How to make video - adjust settings

 

 

 

 

31. Give the video a title, description and url link back to your site in advanced settings.

How to make video - give the video a title

 

 

 

 

32. Adjust the pacing of the video up to a maximum of 30 seconds using blue settings button.

How to make a video - adjust pacing

 

 

 

 

33. Once you are happy click save

Make a video - adjust - happy - save

 

 

 

 

34. You are now ready to produce the video, click produce video.

Make a video - ready - produce video

 

 

 

 

35. Project now being saved

Create a video - produce video - project saving

 

 

 

 

36. Animoto producing video.

Create a video - produce video - video being produced

 

 

 

37. Your video is ready.

Create a video - produce video - video ready

 

 

 

 

38. Click the play button and enjoy your creation.

Create a video - video ready - click play button