iVIE Digital Video Competition Student/Teacher Resources

iVIE Submission Process

iVIE Film Competition Rules - Review this first to make sure that your wonderful film meets contest guidelines (don't forget the maximum video length for the category you choose).

Creating Great Videos: Step by Step

Video Camera and Operator

Working with digital video is lots of fun, but it takes planning to make a top-quality film. These resources will walk you through the steps for planning and creating a successful movie, from beginning to end.

1. The Idea 2. The Pitch 3. Research
4. The Script 5. Storyboarding 6. Shot List
7. Planning 8. Production 9. Editing

iMovie for iPad Tutorials

Believe it or not, with your iPad you can not only shoot the video for your movie, but you can also use iMovie for the iPad to edit your work, add titles and transitions, plus music and narration. To help you with this, please see the tutorials below.

iMovie Lesson 1:
Importing Video and Basic Editing

iMovie Lesson 2:
Adding Titles

iMovie Lesson 3:
Adding Narration and Sound


These are the six sample video clips that I used in the tutorial videos. They are great raw footage for your students to use on their iPads to practice with.

Clip 1 Clip 2 Clip 3
Clip 4 Clip 5 Clip 6