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iMovie ’09 & iDVD for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide by Jeff Carlson

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9Managing Video

Now that you’ve imported all that video, what are you going to do with it? Make a movie, of course, and it’s likely you’ve already done so (if you followed the steps in Chapter 6).

But what if your movie is more complex than a short uploaded to YouTube? What if you’re faced with hours and hours of footage that needs to be culled and sorted before you can even begin to think about building the good clips into a movie? What if you want to find clips from an old project?

iMovie ’09 includes powerful features for viewing, classifying, and keeping track of your footage—including several advanced capabilities that are initially hidden.

Skimming Video

iMovie employs two methods of displaying the contents of clips. One is displaying ...

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