Global Challenge! Tips and Resources

FREE Video-Making Resources

Need suggestions on how to make a video? Check out these "how-to" resources from YouTube, and WikiHow,


  • MovieMaker – PC
    Windows Live Movie Maker (for Windows 7) gives you the tools to create, edit and share home movies. Learn more
  • iMovie – Mac 
    iMovie is a video editing software application which allows Mac users to edit their own home movies. Learn more


If you use music, it must be original, royalty-free or you must have written permission for use. 

  • Creative Commons: Search engines through which you can look for work that is licensed for re-use.  Learn More
  • Wikipedia compiled list of royalty free music sources, Learn More
  • Audacity® is a free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. Learn more
  • Free Sound Effects – Learning Space dedicated to the art of film sound design
    Learn more


  • Free Images at
    You can search for royalty-free images on (check the box that says "Creative Commons" in the advanced search and the results will give you photos that are freely shared by photographers).  Learn more