When if comes to software, bells and whistles are great! If you know how to use them. Working in PowerPoint every day, we’ve learned a few tricks. So when Microsoft asked us to use latest version of PowerPoint to create a cinematic presentation, we couldn’t wait to show off our skills.
(Our excitement, Exhibit A: http://blog.www.duarte.com/2009/11/the-microsoft-office-2010-public-beta-is-available-and-we%E2%80%99re-in-it/)
We used PowerPoint 2010–and only PowerPoint 2010–to create a short trailer sharing “5 Rules for Creating Great Presentations.” (See below.) It includes everything from Photoshop-looking graphics to Flash-like animations, all done within PowerPoint.