Go to File>New Project. Set Aspect Ratio to Widescreen (16:9) and drop the Frame Rate to
‘24 fps – Cinema’ to follow the tutorial. Click Create.
Go to File>Import>Movies and the Vintage Source Clips folder. Tick Create new Event. Name the event. Tick Optimize Video, Copy Files and hit Import.
Shift+click to select all the clips in the Event Browser and drag them into the Project window. Click Continue to ignore iMovie’s editing tip.
Click on the first clip in the Project window and press ‘i’ to open the Clip Inspector. Click on the Aged Film effect to apply it to the clip.
Vintage film cameras were hand cranked, causing the film to play back at a faster speed. Type 120% into the Inspector’s Speed box to evoke this effect.
Click on the Video Inspector. Drop the Contrast to -44% to create slightly washed-out shadows. Drop the Saturation down to 79% for faded colours.
Click on the edited clip. Choose Edit>Copy. Click on Shot02 and then Shift+click on the last shot to select all clips. Choose Edit>Paste Adjustments>All.
Go to Share>Export Movie. Tick the Large option. Click Export. Create a new project and import the edited vintage sequence back into iMovie.
Add the edited movie to the Project window. Go to the Inspector and apply the Romantic effect. You now have two effects layered on your footage.
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