B09 Slow Down, Speed Up, and Reverse Video 1:11

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Slow down, speed up and reverse video

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To emphasize a moment in your movie

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you can slow down, speed it up
or even play it backward.

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First double click a video clip in your project.

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To make the clip play in slow motion

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drag the slider towards the turtle.

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The far you move the slider to the left

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the slower the video plays.

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To preview the change

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drag the position bar to the beginning

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and press the spacebar in your keyboard.

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Slow motion can make
a shot feel more dramatic.

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In a clip where the action will take

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too long to watch in real time

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you may want to speed it up.

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Drag the slider to the right

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towards the rabbit.

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The clip changes the length you enter

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and the filmstrip shrinks
or grows accordingly.

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To play a clip backward
for a funny effect

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select reverse.

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When you are ready click done.

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If you change your mind later

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you can always
open the inspector

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an reset the speed to 100%

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or the direction back to normal.
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