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Sure, this isn't an effect you're likely to use often, but it can look quirky and charming if the speed and typeface are right. For example, when your credits slide from left to right, you suggest an old-time slide projector changing slides. Scroll with Pause The iMovie Titles Catalog Scrolling Block Speed slider: Controls total time onscreen Direction control: Up or down This text style is a lot like Far, Far Away, in that a long block of introductory text scrolls slowly upward from the bottom of the screen. In this case, however, it doesn't shrink as it rolls up the screen. This roll effect is extremely common in commercial theatrical movies. You can use it at the beginning of your movie to explain the plot setup. At the end of the movie, you can use it to provide a postscript or update to the events the audience has just witnessed (like the postscripts at the end of October Sky or A Beautiful Mind). You can also tack one scrolling block onto the end of another, although this tactic is less necessary now that a single Scrolling Block can contain well over 4,000 typed characters. You can also tack a Scrolling Block onto one of the other iMovie scrolling- text effects (it can follow the Rolling Credits effect, for example) to provide a neatly centered copyright, an "in memoriam," or some disclaimer information. As far as the audience is concerned, it will be just one more part of the same smooth scroll. Furthermore, you don't have to begin this follow-up block after the regular credits (or the preceding Scrolling Blocks) have completely disappeared off the top of the screen. Scrolling Block chapter7:titles,captions,andcredits 207