Capturing Mini-DV footage through Thunderbolt

A project I am working on right now involves the following workflow:

Mini-DV (playing back on a DVX100BP) -> Firewire -> Thunderbolt -> Premiere Pro

My Macbook Pro does not have a firewire port, so I devised the following chain of adapters to capture from the camera:

- Apple 4 to 6 pin FireWire cable

- Elago 6 to 9 pin FireWire adapter

- Apple 9 pin FireWire to Thunderbolt Adapter

Lots of connectors but it works!

Super excited to make this work and even more excited that camera control in the editing software still works even though I adapted to Thunderbolt.