Stop-Motion Made Simple
Jason Mammano 2/27/2012
JellyCam has a streamlined, user friendly interface. The entire interface is explained below.1.
: From this menu, you will basically switch between
is highlighted you cantake additional photos. When
is highlighted, the
menu (#4 in the picture) will fill the screen and youcan modify your images in the timeline (this can also be done at the bottom of the screen while still in
: From this menu you add content to your animation. When
is highlighted (default), thetools to take pictures from your webcam are available. If you select
, the webcam tools will switchto a dialog box that prompts you to BROWSE (your computer) FOR PICTURES. Similarly, when
isselected, the dialog box will prompt you to BROWSE (your computer) FOR SOUND FILES. When
isselected, you are provided with a black box where you can type in a title and subtitle. Finally,
presents a menu where you can finalize your video. Click
to render the video. Chris has evenprovided a direct link to
video upload page here for simple sharing.3.
: This area changes based on which
option you have selected. For example, when
is selected, the camera controls are located here.4.
: From the Frames menu you can rearrange the images in your animation by simply dragging them fromone location in the timeline to another. You also have control buttons in this area that let you
the order of the selected slide and
: In this area you can preview your movie as it is being created. At any time, click the
button topreview your movie. In this area you can also adjust the
Frames per Second
(30 frames per second is cinematicquality, but would take forever. Aim for 6-12 for a student project).