Turn your animated greeting card carousel into a music video

Turn your animated greeting card slides carousel into a music video
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2016 English

Course Description

Master the creation of wonderful festive greeting card music videos starting from Google Slides.

In this creative journey you will be taken through the simple practical steps to turn your greeting card into a music video. First we will collect individual greeting cards to make a carousel. Than you will screen video record the carousel and add ambiance sound for greater effect.

The clear and practical guidance will ensure an effective outcome of your animated greeting card music video. This course both creative and practical will help you acquire the skills allowing you to create many animated greeting card music video variations.

What are the requirements?

  • Students need to have either a Gmail account or a Google Apps account. They also need to have subscribed for the YouTube service and have their YouTube channel. It is mandatory to use the Chrome browser, since webapps are used for screen video recording and video editing. This is a follow up course to the making of animated greeting cards course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • At the end of the course students will be able to turn multiple animated greetingcards into one carousel with cube transition effect. Screen video record their webpublished animated greetingcard carousel through linksharing. Upload their recording stored in Google Drive onto their YouTube Channel. Use YouTube Creator Studio to find and add awesome music to complete their music video ready for sharing.

Who is the target audience?

  • Has experience with Google Slides and the making of animated greeting cards. Basic computer skills are required. The course is suitable for anyone who wants to turn animated greeting cards into music videos.
  • Everyone who uses Google Chrome as web browser to install the webapp we use in the course

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Section 1: Start Here Your Creative Journey

In this lecture you will meet your instructor, Johan Claeys, who will take you through the way that the course will work, and show you where you can find the extra resources, make notes and ask questions.


Students will be shown how they can collect their individual greeting cards into one Google slide. Apply transition cube effects between the inserted cards so they have one animated greeting card carousel as outcome.


In this lecture the student will experience how to find the right screen recording software available in the Chrome web store. Install it as an extension in his Chrome browser, ready for screen video recording.


There is much more to screen video recording than simply recording.  Managing the videos, linking your Google Drive, connecting your YouTube account and setting the right privacy settings for your recordings are essential. 


In this lecture students will web publish the animated greeting carousel before being able to screen video record the greeting card into a video stored in their Google Drive. Once privacy settings are set the video will be uploaded in their YouTube Account


In this lecture the student will be shown how to connect his YouTube account, and set privacy settings for his recording before uploading onto his YouTube channel.  He will explore ways to find find free music for his video. Free music that can be edited with the 'creator studio' and mounted along his recorded greeting card video. 


At the end of this lecture students will understand how to set descriptive information for their music video and for the last time verify sharing settings for the animated greeting card music video.


In this lecture you will publish your greeting card. Learn what the format options are to link share the animated greeting card music video and where you can find embed code for sharing the animated greeting music video onto website(s).

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Instructor Biography

Johan Claeys, Instructor | Teacher | Trainer | Podcaster | johanclaeys

Johan Claeys is a multilingual cloud computing consultant, focused on listening to people's needs in terms of live events, and helping them to develop solutions via his cloud computing solutions. 

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