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'Source Clip Missing' How can i recover the missing clips?

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Feb 13, 2012 2:11 PM

Hi, I've been working on a film in imovie for ages and it started to work really slowly, so I thought if I delete some of the unused footage from the events it might make it work faster. So I clicked on an event and pressed delete, and on the pop up selection I chose 'delete unused only', thinking this would leave the footage I was using. However later on I was reviewing my project and noticed a huge portion in the middle of the film has a little yellow triangle in the bottom corner and says 'source file is missing' and will not play the clip. I'm devestated as Ive been working on this movie for ages and cannot find the missing source clips anywhere, theyre not in the trash bin. What can I do, how can I recover the source files?

iMovie '11


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