Our daughter came home yesterday with the purchase of a 16 GB iPod Nano. This little thing is so cool with its built-in video camera, FM radio and a Pedometer. With all of its bells and whistles, you almost forget that it is a music player. Gone are the days of parents mortgaging the house to fund their young, would-be filmmakers. Todays technology brings affordable and powerful filmmaking tools into the hands of a widening audience.
This DVD cover illustration created for Lynda.com portrays Apple's Compressor 3.5. Compressor is part of Apple's Final Cut Studio that allows users to encode video files for delivery on iPod, Apple TV, the web, mobile phones, a Blu-ray disc, or a DVD. Now, if I could only get our teenage daughter to tune her Nano to NPR 90.9.