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This is a quick and easy tool you can use to create 30 sec fun and funky digital stories.steps_animoto.png
  • To see an overview of what animoto is/does, check out the movie on this page.
  • To see a good example of animoto in action in education see the 3rd video down (about bullying) on this page.

Go to http://animoto.com/

We have a staff account which you can log in under -
email: staff@nelsoncentral.school.nz
password: same as teacher log ons on computer (including first letter capitalisation)

To start, click on the "create video" button on the top left.
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Images

You will be taken to the upload page.
After choosing "Animoto Short" you can upload 10 - 20 of your own photos from your computer to be used in the movie.
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After your photos are uploaded, click the continue button to select your music/audio
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Music

You will be taken to the music page.
You can choose some of their copyright free music or upload your own.
If you use a digital voice recording first convert it to mp3 format using this site - zamzar.com then you'll be able to upload the audio as music.
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After naming your audio, click "Save and Continue"
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After rendering you can watch your video.
You can also remix it if you want to have a slightly different version.
When you are all happy go to the next step.

Finalising & Uploading to your blog

When your video is all finished click on the push pin icon and press the "Embed" tab.
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Now click on the "other sites" button to get the HTML code
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Copy the code (Ctrl + C) and then Paste (Ctrl + V) it into your post in Blogger!
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Publish your blog post and enjoy your animoto video :)