"While digital video editing today is an affordable, popular
activity for both the computer hobbyist and amateur
cinematographer, many people seem to think that video creation
under Linux is either impossible or too difficult for the average
computer user. Not so! From video capture to editing to DVD
authoring and encoding, you can create high-quality videos easily
with free, open source software.
"The applications you will require are:
Cinelerra--Non-linear digital video editor and compositor
Kino--FireWire DV video capture
Xawdecode--analog (VHS and camcorder) video capture, DVB capture,
streaming and TV/DVR functionality..."