iMovie offers some beautiful options for adding titles and graphics to your projects. Unfortunately, it doesn’t give you much opportunity to create your own bespoke designs, which is where Pages comes in. Instead of being a slave to templates, try using the simple layout tools in Pages to create your own unique titles and make your iMovie projects really stand out. Because Pages is so easy to use, you can add images such as stills from the movie project or create fun graphics. All you need to do when your happy with the end result is export the project as a PDF, save it as a JPG, and you can drop it into your iMovie project whenever you like, wherever you like. Creating pages in this way means there is no limit to your creativity.
Step 1: Open a blank template
Open Pages and select the blank landscape template. Add a background by selecting the square from the Shape drop-down menu.
Step 2: Drag and fill
Drag the corner handles to fill the space of the page, then use the format bar at the top to remove the keyline and change the colour.
Step 3: Add the title
Add the title by clicking on the Text box icon at the top of the interface. Select the text within the box so that it’s highlighted in blue and type away.
Step 4: Formatting
Use the Fonts palette to format your text. Choose an appropriate font and resize using the slider. Change the colour by clicking on the green box.
Step 5: Adding stills
Add photos to your title project by opening the Media Browser and dragging the images onto the page. Use the Wrap Inspector to remove the wrap.
Step 6: Masking images
Add funky frames to your images using the Graphic inspector then mask the images within the frame by selecting Mask from the Format menu.
Step 7: Adding graphics
Select the pen from the Shape menu and have fun creating individual graphics. Just click to add a point and drag the cursor to add a curve.
Step 8: Stroke
Change the stroke of the graphic using the menu within the Graphics inspector. The one we’ve chosen makes our graphic look more three dimensional.