Christchurch on screen: DIY digital video

coverEveryone’s a shooter these days, trying out their camera’s movie functions with the extraordinary scenes that confront us in Christchurch.

For those people with iMovie, there’s a new book online from Safari Tech Books Online – one of the many free resources that your library card gives you access to – which gives you a step-by-step guide to the new version of this popular piece of software.

There are also a couple of dozen good titles on digital video editing, so there’s bound to be one to suit you.

And what do you do with your masterpiece when you’re finished? If it’s earthquake related, donate it to the library, or upload it to the Canterbury Earthquake Kete.

What we document today will be fascinating in the future, as these 1980s titles from NZ on Screen show:

Have you had a go at DIY digital video? Which are the best Christchurch videos you’ve seen lately?