Contributing Writers

Sean Cullen has worked as Assistant Editor to acclaimed film editor Walter Murch on such films as Apocalypse Now Redux and The English Patient. For Anthony Minghella's Civil War epic Cold Mountain, Sean was responsible for the first implementation of Final Cut Pro on a large-scale feature film. Most recently he was the Associate Editor of the film Jarhead, a film edited by Murch and directed by Sam Mendes.

Matthew Geller is a Chicago-based systems integrator, consultant, and all-around technology therapist specializing in digital video post-production installations for organizations ranging from independent boutiques to international broadcast facilities. He is a certified instructor and courseware author for Apple and helped form the Chicago Final Cut Pro Users Group.

Estelle McGechie was awarded a specialist visa by the U.S. Government for outstanding achievement in the field of editing. Her editing and 2D animation work has included short narrative, documentary, advertising, lifestyle, and music videos. She consults for various broadcast and film companies, including VH1, MTV, Nickelodeon, World Wrestling Entertainment, ABC, NBC, and The Motion Picture Editors Guild.

Charles Roberts is an assistant professor of post-production in the Film and Video Department at Fitchburg State College. He is also a member of the summer faculty at the International Film Workshops in Rockport, Maine, and a system consultant of post-production environments for the University of Massachusetts and other higher education institutions.

Jonathan Eric Tyrrell is an independent filmmaker and digital artist living in Vancouver, British Columbia. His work has been exhibited at a wide range of venues in the UK and North America. He emigrated to Canada after completing an MA in Film and Television Studies at Warwick University in England. Jonathan is an Assistant Professor in the Media Arts area at Emily Carr Institute.

Adam Wilt is a video systems and software engineer for companies such as Abekas, Pinnacle, and Louth Automation (now Accom, Avid, and Harris, respectively); CBS and ABC; Circuit Studios; and Omneon Video Networks. In his spare time, he writes for DV magazine, teaches technology to a wide variety of groups, speaks at industry events like NAB, IBC, and DV Expo, and freelances as a cameraman, sound recordist, and editor. He doesn't sleep much. His Web site is

Apple Pro Training Series. Optimizing Your Final Cut Pro System. A Technical Guide to Real-World Post-Production
Apple Pro Training Series. Optimizing Your Final Cut Pro System. A Technical Guide to Real-World Post-Production
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