Your Compact Digicam: The Perfect Movie Maker for iPod Video

by Derrick Story

While we stand by to see how Hollywood reacts to episodes of "Lost" and "Desperate Housewives" playing on the new iPod, we can take content creation into our own hands. Heck, we did it with audio. Why not video too?

You might not realize it, but the compact digicam you have tucked away in the sock drawer is an idea tool for creating movies for the iPod. All you need is 320x240 resolution. Any camera can do that. Plus, with the new Export preset in QuickTime Pro 7.0.3, it's just a matter of shoot, compress, and upload.

If you're interested in playing with this, you might want to hop over to my brief tutorial and podcast on The Digital Story.