LEVEL 3: MAKING A LYRIC VIDEO
2. Step up to the mic and spit
To Complete this Challenge Level:
Import your video or images into a movie making program, choose a background, add your vocals and written text, and create an intro and outro for your lyric video.
1. Set the Stage
Choose your background
Import video or image files of your meaningful place
or select a template from your software program
Add your audio
Record your spoken word poem live live or add pre-recorded audio
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
You will need some Movie Making program or app.
If you don't have access to iMovie, go to www.blackmagicdesign.com
and download DaVinci Resolve16.
To import your video or pictures
If you're using iMovie If you're using DaVinci Resolve
Open your video editing program and start a new project.
Look for "Import File" or "Import Media" in your file menu.
Select the files you want to add to your project.
To add your audio
First, you will have to decide if you want to record yourself performing your piece live or if you want to upload a pre-recorded piece.
If you want to record it live
If you would rather pre-record
2. Find a quiet place to record yourself on your
computer or mobile device.
3. Speak Your Piece
4. Import your audio into your project.
5. Adjust the timing of the video and audio so they fit together
how you want.
3. Lay down your lyrics
Add text to your video
Use "Titles" in your movie making program to add your text. You can caption your entire poem or highlight certain words that you want to stand out.
To add your lyrics
Click on the "Titles" Tab in your movie making program.
Choose a theme or style for your text.
Listen to your poem line by line and add text where you want it to go.
You will sync your video elements and add special effects!