Celebrate the life of a loved one in a memorial video

Easily combine photos, video clips, and words with music to make a slideshow video tribute.

When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.

Whether you’re remembering the life of a loved one at a funeral or memorial service, or looking back years later, a legacy slideshow video can help bring the person that you miss a little closer to you. Combine photos and video clips to recall their life, and easily turn them into a moving slideshow video.

Sample videos

Get started with our memorial video template

5 Steps to Creating Your Video

Step 1

Choose a storyboard template

Animoto gives you dozens of storyboards to choose from. Grab one with a design you like or that fits your project best. If you’re not sure where to start, our Memorial Slideshow storyboard can help you get started with your memorial video.

Step 2

Add photos and video clips

Give your video a personal touch. Upload photos and video clips, then drag and drop them right into Animoto. Don’t have enough images? Search our library of Getty Images photos and videos to find what you need.

Step 3

Make it your own

Give your video the look and feel you want. All of our storyboards can be changed to fit the video you want to make. And our flexible design and style tools let you change colors, fonts, and transitions in just a few clicks.

Step 4

Select a song

Set the tone for your video with a soundtrack. Try out one of the songs in our library of licensed music, or upload your own licensed music. Need help finding the right track? Try searching our music library by mood.

Step 5

Share your video

Once you’re happy with your video, you can finalize it and share wherever you like. Upload your video to social sites like Facebook or Instagram, or download it to share on a screen or to upload it to a memorial website.

Animoto is the easy way to get started with video

Animoto's award-winning online video builder makes it simple for anyone to create powerful and professional videos, for business and for life.

Join millions of consumers, businesses, marketers, and photographers around the world who use Animoto all year long to turn content they already have into videos that stand out in a video-first world.

What customers are saying

"Animoto is the perfect product for creating videos that will perform well on Facebook and other social platforms."

– Mari Smith, Facebook marketing expert

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