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Also, since you are apparently Mac-based, using FCE, you might take a look at Photo to Movies software (about 50 bucks and worth every dime). While there are resolution issues – I currently scan photos/images at 300 dpi and get excellent results in SD when I push in or pull out, using P2M. I’d stick with what the other two have said regarding production resolution. The other good thing about P2M is it automatically processes the photos you drag into the window, setting them up for rectangular vs square pixels. There’s more, but you can read and decide for yourself at Photo to Movie.
The b&w to color thing, of course, is done in your photo editing or video editing software and is a simple time transition.