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Final Cut Pro 2 for FireWire DV Editing by Charles Roberts

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Foreword

I can still vividly recall that bluesy, billowy, caffeinated Cupertino night in August of 1999 when a mystery poster named “chawla” dropped in after hours at the still rocking Final Cut Pro online discussion forum at 2-pop.com. Here it is a bleary-eyed 3 a.m., the History Channel is into infomercials by now and I’m not even noticing, and somebody I have never heard of, with a name straight out of the bar scene in Stars Wars, jumps in ahead of me in the discussion forum and responds to this post with the burning question of the day in the subject line: “How professional is this new thing called DV, and how professional is new Final Cut Pro, anyway?”

Now, in those very early days of 2-pop, I thought I knew just about anybody who knew anything ...

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