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Movies: WeVideo

What is WeVideo?

WeVideo is browser-based movie editing software. Benefits include:

  • Edit from any desktop or laptop.
  • Collaborate on group projects.
  • Add music, video or stills from large WeVideo library.
  • Linked to your school Google account: import content directly from Google Drive, export to Google Drive or Classroom.
  • Subscription-based, paid for by the Keefe Family Foundation

Getting started

1. Go to WeVideo.

Class VI students: Please fill out this Google form as part of your WeVideo/Noodletools homework for the Hero's Journey project.

2. When you see the pop-up New to WeVideo?, choose Sign up with Google to activate your account using your BPS credentials.
3. Select student or teacher from the drop-down menu.
4. You're ready to create!

Need help? Email Ms. Harari (Keefe library) or Mr. Mankin (educational technology.)

WeVideo tutorials BASICS

Watch these videos in the suggested order to get started in WeVideo. Total viewing time should be about 12 minutes:

  1. Dashboard Overview (1:28)
  2. Creating Projects (1:30)
  3. Upload Clips to Your Account (0:49)
  4. Media management (1:48)
  5. Storyboard editing (Simple movie making, converting storyboard to timeline) (1:28)
  6. Timeline editing (All info about using editing software.) (2:50)
  7. View your final video (1:24)
  8. Publish your video (1:48)

The Ideas Hub is a resource for teachers to learn how others are using WeVideo in education. Ideas can be sorted by grade level, subject, and specific features used. 

WeVideo tutorials ADVANCED

Ready to move on to special effects? Check out these tutorials!

Visuals effects

Working with sound

Titles, credits and comments

Miscellaneous

For teachers

Watch these videos to get ideas on how to set up your classes efficiently! If you prefer print to video, click here for The Educator's Guide to WeVideo.

Setting up

Managing projects