Transferring project from a lap top (iMovie) to an iMac (Final Cut Express)

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I have a partially completed video project on a Powerbook G4 lap top - using iMovie. I wish to transfer it to my iMac so that I can import it to FCE. What is the best way please to do the transfer? I have the computers connected via a Firewire cable and can see the lap top on the screen of the iMac. Should I create a Quick Time Movie on the laptop (using "best quality"), then export it to the iMac, and finally import it to FCE. Or is there a better way?
R R B
Winchester
England

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I can't tell you how to transfer the project, but I would like to say that mixing iMovie projects and FCE ones is not a good idea.
It can be done, but it is likely to cause problems.
It is always best to stick to one application.
It should be possible to recapture the footage from the camera in FCE and completely redo the video.
This will not take as long as you think as you know exactly which scenes and effects etc. you need, so it will be much quicker than your first attempt in iMovie.
Making a QT Movie as you suggest should be OK but all the transitions etc. will be "embedded" and you won't be able to readjust them.
Message was edited by: Ian R. Brown

November 30, -0001

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