Add a picture-in-picture effect Select a clip or range that you want to use as a picture-in-picture clip, and drag it above a clip in the timeline. In the timeline , select the picture-in-picture clip you want to animate. Do any of the following: In the viewer, adjust the position of the picture-in-picture clip. To set the way the photo is framed at the beginning, tap the Start button.
Pinch to zoom in or out, then drag the image in the viewer to frame it the way you want. Drag the picture-in-picture window in the viewer.
Adjust video overlay effects iMovie lets you add video clips as overlays , which appear on top of the main clip in the timeline. Give the picture-in-picture clip a drop shadow: To close the controls, tap outside of the clip. In the timeline, tap the photo you want to adjust.
The Add Keyframe button changes to the Delete Keyframe button, indicating that there is a keyframe set at the current frame. Do any of the following: To reposition the picture-in-picture clip, drag it to a different spot within the clip, or to a different clip. There are three overlay options: To set the viewing area within the clip, tap the Zoom Control button in the viewer. Adjust the movement of photos with the Ken Burns effect iMovie applies the Ken Burns effect to the photos you add to your project.
Add a border to the picture-in-picture clip: When you play the movie, the picture-in-picture clip moves along the path defined by the keyframes you set.
You can also drag the ends to lengthen or shorten it. Select a clip or range that you want to use as a picture-in-picture clip, and drag it above a clip in the timeline. You can even have the original video shrink into the picture-in-picture window while the new video plays in the background.
To set the way the photo is framed at the end, tap the End button.