Video Tutorials

New to Isadora? Start here! Master the basics of Isadora with our video tutorials!

Video Tutorial 1 - The Basics
Covers the basics; after an introduction to the main editing window, learn how to play and view movie by adding actors to a scene and linking them togethe...
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 10:25 PM
Video Tutorial 2 – Compositing Images
Builds on Tutorial 1 by showing how you can quickly resize, reposition multiple movies on the stage. Includes tips on the most efficient ways to change valu...
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 10:27 PM
Video Tutorial 3 – Using Scenes
How to use Isadora's "Scenes" feature to organize and structure your performance, how to transition from one scene to the next, and how to us...
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 10:29 PM
Video Tutorial 4 – Performance: Best Practices
Important tips on getting the best performance out of Isadora.  
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 10:30 PM
Video Tutorial 5 – Using Effects
How to use video effects to manipulate images within Isadora, how to interactively manipulate those effects, and how to chain one effect into another.
Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:03 AM
Video Tutorial 6 (Part 1) – Value Scaling
Fine-tuning the way values are scaled as they pass from one actor to another is the key to sophisticated control over media with Isadora, especially when cr...
Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:04 AM
Video Tutorial 6 (Part 2) – Value Scaling
Fine-tuning the way values are scaled as they pass from one actor to another is the key to sophisticated control over media with Isadora, especially when cr...
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 10:35 PM
Video Tutorial 7 – The Self Generating Patch
Reinforces your understanding of Value Scaling as presented in Tutorial 6 with a self-directed exercise that features two key actors: the Wave Generator ...
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 10:38 PM
Video Tutorial 8 – Live Video
Goes over the process of setting up and using one or more live video feeds in your Isadora project.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 10:39 PM
Tutorial 9 – Interactive Control with Live Sound
Shows how to use live sound input to interactively contol media in Isadora. It focuses on the Sound Level Watcher, showing how it can serve either as a c...
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 10:40 PM