Whether it's graduation day, baby's first bite of birthday cake, or your own made-for-PC miniseries, the 'Microsoft Windows Movie Maker Handbook' makes it easy to create four-stay movies at home! Movie Maker software is a feature of the Microsoft Windows Me operating system, and this book comes packed with the professional movie-making insights of the Windows Movie Maker team. With it, you'll learn how to produce everything from a garage-rock video to your feature film. Add Hollywood-style titles, credits, sound effects, and voice-overs-then screen your production through e-mail or the Web! Take five- and discover how to- Think like a director- learn how to compose a scene, set up shots, and tell a great story; Get tips for recording and editing high-quality video and audio; Cut bad shots, make smooth scene transitions, and use fades and other dramatic effects; Add a musical soundtrack, sound effects, and narration; Learn advanced techniques-including using fast or slow motion, stop-motion, and animation; Compress your new movies into tiny files that fly over the Internet; Store your entire home video collection on your PC.