How to make a Filmstrip in PowerPoint-PowerPoint Tutorial
A PowerPoint Timeline Template need not be boring. This tutorial explains step by step instruction to create a cool Filmstrip timeline template in minutes.
An excellent presentation is the one that conveys your idea thoroughly and, at the same time, engages the audience visually. Timelines are often a part of business presentations, and most timelines presented in a business presentation are a boring list of events in a sequence. These timelines can be shown in a better and more engaging format using filmstrips.
Filmstrips convey the information in a storytelling format, which is more likely to be retained by the audience for long. The filmstrip effect can be used in various business presentations to showcase timelines, stages, processes, and a sequence of events over time. Filmstrip timelines act as a visual hook to hold the photos and stories together. Since visuals convey the idea better than words, the message gets retained by the audience.
Here is an example of a creative pre-designed Filmstrip Template -
Steps to make Filmstrip in PowerPoint
·Step 1 — Insert Rectangle shape and elongate
·Step 2 — Insert another rectangle/square shape and position it inside the previous shape
·Step 3 — Resize the newly added shape to make the borders of the filmstrip
·Step 4 — Duplicate the small rectangles to make multiple copies — CTRL+D
·Step 5 — Select the small rectangles and align them in a line
·Step 6 — Now Select all the shapes > Arrange > Align > Distribute Horizontally
·Step 7 — Copy the small rectangles series, duplicate it to position it on the other side of the filmstrip.
·Step 8 — Select both the series, Shape Format > Merge shapes > Combine
·Step 9 — Fill color in the strip as per your choice. Shape Format > Shape Fill
·Step 10 — Now insert images or rectangle shapes as per your choice inside the strip in a sequence.
Watch this video tutorial to get a detailed idea -
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Originally published at http://slideuplift.com on February 7, 2020.