For videographers, writers and other editorial production staff creating a contact sheet from all or part of a movie can be an effective way to summarize the visuals within a clip. Using MovieBriefs to create movie contact sheets is easy.
Create a new MovieBriefs project.
MovieBriefs projects contain a video file reference along with descriptions for each movie thumbnail sheet you create. To create a project, click the Create New Project button on the Welcome Screen or select File > New from the menubar.
Select a source video.
When a project is created, you will be asked to select a video file to use. A preview of the selected file will appear in the top left corner of the document window, above the segment handles and the Summary Tray.
Select the video segment to summarize .
Adjust the segment handles below the preview to specify the video segment to summarize. Click the Update button to create a movie thumbnail sheet. Click the Save button to store the summary in the Tray
Export, Share or start a Slide Show.
Once you have created a movie thumbnail sheet, you can save it to disk by clicking the Export button on the toolbar or select File > Export Summary... from the menubar. .
To share a summary with internet services like Facebook and Twitter, click the Share button on the toolbar or select File > Share Summary... from the menubar. .
To start a slide show using the individual images from the movie thumbnail sheet, click the Slide Show button on the toolbar or select File > Start Slide Show from the menubar
Save your project.
MovieBriefs projects are stored in a .moviebriefs file. To save a project, select the File > Save option from the menubar.
Check out this video to get a quick overview of how MovieBriefs can help you make the most of your movie assets.
MovieBriefs is available in the Mac App Store.
Version 3.0.1 will be available April 26th.