Excerpt: The last couple of years have been an incredible
time for independent video producers. The digital-video revolution has
taken the world of film and video production by storm, making affordable
what was once prohibitively expensive. Now, people with a story to tell
can produce broadcast-quality films without sinking themselves into heavy
debt. Desktop-computer editing, such as with the Mac G3 and Final
Cut Pro (as used in The Digital Journalist edit suite), is making...