How to Make an Amazing Graduation Video?

Fri. 29 Apr. 2022 479 3 mins

Time flies, another graduation season is coming soon. The best memories of your life are the time you spend with friends. Making a graduation video is a good way to keep the memories. And you can show it to your babies one day. It also can be the invitation video for a graduation party. But There are a dozen video editor apps, which one is the easy to use? You need to focus on your graduation thesis, which app can let you create graduation videos without many complex steps? Filmage Editor can do it! Ready to create your own graduation video? 


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How to Make an Amazing Graduation Video?

Step 1: Import photos and video clips.

Step 2: Adjust the speed of videos.

Step 3: Add video effects to your graduation video.

Step 4: Add text to your graduation video. 

Step 5: Add music to your graduation video.


Step 1: Import photos and video clips.

Before making graduation videos, make a selection for some of the best photographs and videos. Choose those pictures or videos about important moments. For example, the video you filmed on the first day when you came to the university, the photo of you wearing a graduation gown and so on. Create a new project in Filmage Editor. Then, Import photos and videos. Just drag them to the video track or click the rectangle area to import.


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The project aspect ratio will be 16:9 widescreen by default. So, when some of your photos or videos’ siza are different, you'll see the black bar in the preview window. Click here to change the background color.


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Step 2: Adjust the speed of videos.

Videos and photos must be controlled at a suitable speed so that audiences can have enough time to view every footage with ease. Don’t add thousands of pictures and each one only shows one second. In Filmage Editor, the speed controller is under the preview window, or click viewer, you can find it. Playback speed varies from 0.25x to 2x. Adjust the speed of videos to make sure the audience enjoys it joyfully.


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Step 3: Add video effects to your graduation video.

It will make graduation videos more interesting and dynamic by adding some special effects. Such as filters,transitions,stickers and so on. The filmstock filter is suitable for graduation videos. It can make an old movie atmosphere. 


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In case you want to add stickers to your graduation video in Filmage Editor, here is how you can do it. Go to the resource library and click the sticker. Then drag and drop one that you want to the video track. Double click it to adjust the size, color and opacity.  By the way, you can add animations on the stickers if you want.


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Step 4: Add text to your graduation video. 

No matter whether students continue to study or go to work. Graduation means that an important phase of life has come to an end. When you add text, think about adding different captions: people names, wishes & congratulations from the parents, friends, and teachers, or adding quotes or wishes to encourage yourselves. 


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Step 5: Add music to your graduation video.

Last but not least, add the background music to the graduation video. You can choose some hot songs for graduation videos or songs with special meaning. For example, your school theme song, We Are Young - Fun feat. Janelle Monáe. It’s easy to do this with Filmage Editor. Just drag the music to the audio track.


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With Filmage Editor and above steps, you can create a great graduation video easily and quickly for free. On the other hand, Filmage Editor not only can help you make graduation videos but also can help you to create many other videos, such as Wedding Video, Travel Vlog and so on. 

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