I'm new to flash, though I've done som things with Live Motion. I am
looking at using short viseo clips on a website, and am not sure what's the
best method.

I want to create a Flash "front end" to control what plays and when, but it
seems that if I import the mpeg file I lose considerable quality. Is there
a way to keep an mpeg clip and show and control it from flash? Or is
importing the clip the best? If so, what do I do to keep the original