Currently Being ModeratedFeb 6, 2013 12:20 PM (in response to mike8712)
Figured out a workaround, just have to rotate in crop view in iMovie so it looks sideways there. Then, after exporting out I re-open it in Quicktime, rotate it there back upright and export it one last time. Voila, sidebars gone and vertical video intact. Makes for a bigger file size but it works.