Every Presentation Ever: Communication FAIL
External Stories , Resources , Tips / Saturday, January 14, 2012

Tom Negrino, author of several books on Keynote (as well as many other wonderful books) has alerted us to a hilarious new video on youtube that exemplifies every bad presentation ever given. If attended any sort of business meeting in the last 5-10 years that included a projected presentation, you been there. Heck, you may have even GIVEN a presentation like this (ED: I know I have, complete with botched Apple software demo and a bad case of the nervous shakes). Created by the folks from growingleaders.com we present to you: Every Presentation Ever: Communication FAIL

TUAW posts tip on using Keynote for motion graphics
External Stories , Tips / Thursday, June 9, 2011

The Unofficial Apple Weblog today posted an article on how to use Keynote in place of Apple Motion in a pinch. We’ve been doing this for several years and have heard of other video editors who also use Keynote for doing titles or quick animation sequences. This brings up a good point…will Apple ever release a title and animation program as easy to use as Keynote? We hope so.

Got an iPad?
External Stories , Resources / Friday, April 9, 2010

Though we haven’t gotten our hands on an iPad yet, we know many of our readers are starting to test out Keynote on their brand new iPads. We thought we’d post some useful links to articles and resources around the web that might help get some of your questions answered (before or after buying an iPad).

TUAW posts tip for faking vid playback through a transition
External Stories , Tips / Tuesday, February 17, 2009

TUAW.com has posted a nice tip on faking a transition from video to a slide so that the video doesn’t pause in the transition. This tip only works with object builds, since you’re basically building in a static copy of the next slide, but it’s a pretty good work around to Keynote’s insistence on pausing the video during a normal transition.

MacBreak Studio covers making an interactive QT from Keynote
External Stories , Tutorials / Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Yesterday’s MacBreak Studio episode covers what they call “Making a ‘wired’ QuickTime” using Keynote. This is a basic tutorial on using Keynote to add hyperlinks to a QT Movie. You can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, or simply download the h264 video from their site. Check out the video on the PixelCorp.com