Videomaker's Annual Article Index

January 2001 through December 2001

Yet another year of Videomaker is "in the can." We celebrated our 15th anniversary this year, and we’re pleased to provide our 9th annual article index to help you quickly locate your favorite articles.
Articles are listed in chronological order within each category.

FEATURES

Buyer’s Guides

Digital Camcorders

January, page 60

Music Libraries

January, page 78

Audio Mixers

February, page 52

Computer Video Products

  • ; Turnkey Editing Systems
  • Digitizers & Capture Cards
  • External Capture Devices
  • Editing Software
  • CD and DVD Mastering Software
  • Streaming Encoders
  • Titling Software
  • Music and Sound Effect Libraries

    March, page 42

Editing VCRs and Hard Drives

April, page 38

Video Capture Devices

May, page 38

VHS-family Camcorders

May, page 50

Editing Software

June, page 38

Laptop Editors

June, page 50

Microphones

July, page 35

Turnkey Editors

July, page 50

Web Animation Software

August, page 36

Tripods

August, page 46

8mm, Hi8 and Digital8 Camcorders

September, page 36

Computer Editing Furniture

September, page 47

Blank Tape

October, page 52

Camcorders Under $500

October, page 40

Mini DV & Digital8 Cams

November, page 42

Music Creation Software

November, page 56

All Camcorders

December, page 42

Applications

Designing Training Videos

by Jim Stinson

January, page 117

Home Inventory Video: Shoot! Before Disaster Strikes

by Michael Handler

June, page 83

Sports Video for Fun or Profit

by John Lee Davis

September, page 85

Video in Education

by Jim Stinson

October, page 84

Camera Techniques

Put a Little Depth into Your Field

by Gene Bjerke

January, page 126

Stabilization-Tools and Techniques

by Randal K. West

February, page 74

Using Filters

by Mark Steven Bosko

June, page 58

You’ve Been Framed!

by Bill Davis

July, page 72

Video Magic on the Rostrum and Tabletop

by Jim Stinson

July, page 89

Two Hours in Ten Seconds

by Joe McCleskey

August, page 57

Macro Shooting

by Bob Stephenson

November, page 76

Creative Solutions

Homemade Sound Effects: You Won’t Believe Your Ears

by Gene Bjerke

April, page 76

Using Mattes to Broaden Your Effects

by Mark Steven Bosko

May, page 68

Projected Titles: Creative Tips for Video Titling

by Randall Redmond

May, page 120

Hollywood’s Dark Secret: Shooting Day for Night

by Scott Anderson

July, page 81

Casting Shadows with Cookies: A Recipe for Success

by Robert G. Nulph

August, page 78

Laptop Prompters

by Jim Stinson

September, page 64

DIY Pop Filter

by Hal Robertson

October, page 92

Directing

Makeup and Wardrobe

by Bill Davis

February, page 102

Creative Approaches for Video Productions

by Jim Stinson

March, page 92

The Secret to Set Success? Location, Location, Location!

by Jim Stinson

April, page 63

Camera Talk: The Story Behind the Shots

by Bill Davis

May, page 58

Working with Amateur Cast and Crew

by Jim Stinson

May, page 84

Directing for the Screen

by Jim Stinson

August, page 65

The Art of Titling

by Tyris M. Audronis

September, page 74

Space & Time

by Arthur Aiello and Chuck Peters

October, page 61

Budgeting Time

by William Ronat

December, page 66

Distribution

The Web: Little Screen, Big Opportunities, Part I

by Carolyn Miller

January, page 107

Streaming Slideshows for the Net

by Roger B. Wyatt

February, page 86

The Web: Little Screen, Big Opportunities, Part II

by Carolyn Miller

March, page 109

Serverless Streaming: The Best of Both Worlds

by John Lee Davis

April, page 71

DivX 😉 – Cheap, High Quality Distribution for Your Video

by Stephen Muratore and Larry Lemm

May, page 78

Streaming Compression

by Bill Davis

November, page 90


Product Previews

Applied Magic’s Sequel

by Jim Martin

January, page 136

Sanyo iDshot Digital Disc Camera

by John Lee Davis

September, page 60

Ricoh Still Cam

by John Lee Davis

October, page 80

Special Effects

Zzzzzap! Create Your Own Electric Animation

by Joe Redifer

February, page 111

Magic Morphing: Setting Freeze Frames into Motion

by Scott Anderson

June, page 74

Talking Animals

by Scott Anderson

October, page 69

Storyboards

Late for a Date

by Tad Rose

June, page 97

One on One

by Tad Rose

September, page 81

Technical Explanations

Computer Hard Drives for Video

by Larry Lemm

February, page 66

A Quick Guide to Video Formats

by Larry Lemm

March, page 101

Video Architectures and Codecs

by Charles Bloodworth

April, page 50

Color Temperature in the Digital Age

by Jim Stinson

June, page 66

A Look Inside Your Camcorder’s Imaging System

by Larry Lemm

July, page 65

Putting Radio to Work: The Low-down on Wireless Mikes

by Larry Lemm

September, page 53

Feed Me (Cables and Adapters)

by Stephen Muratore

October, page 74

Keying DV

by Scott Anderson

November, page 68

Digitizer Card Trouble

by Joe McCleskey

December, page 58

Assorted

The Most Innovative Products of the Millennium

by Joe McCleskey

January, page 95

Best Products of the Year Awards 2000

by Joe McCleskey

February, page 40

The Videomaker/Panasonic Contest Winners 2000

by Randall Redmond

April, page 57

Videocassette Longevity: A Poem Lacking Brevity

by Peter Utz

April, page 83

Rewind: A Decade and a Half in the Making: Videomaker’s Fifteenth Anniversary

by Joe McCleskey

June, page 136

Call for Entries

July, page 45 and August, page 72

Form: Storyboard Template

November, page 96

Camera Shopper

by Alessia Cowee

November, page 83

Holiday Showcase

by Chuck Peters

December, page 23

Viewfinder by Matthew York

The Seven Keys to

Success in Video

January, page 4

A Lost Opportunity

February, page 4

A New Use for WebCams

March, page 4

Editing: Everybody’s Doing It

April, page 4

The Next Killer Ap

May, page 4

15 Years in the Making!

June, page 4

Palm-Top Video

July, page 4

TV Today: What Would the Founders Think?

August, page 4

TV: Your Personal Technique Tutor

September, page 4

Keeping it Pure

October, page 4

DVD is Here, or Is It?

November, page 6

When Text and Images are Not Enough

December, page 4

Home Video Hints

Pushing Your Buttons

by Art Aiello

January, page 17

Common Camcorder Mistakes

by Art Aiello

February, page 117

Ready or Not!

by Jim Stinson

March, page 117

Sharp Shootin’

by Jim Stinson

April, page 87

Editing for Absolute Beginners

by Jim Stinson

May, page 93

Ten Tips for Great Travel Video

by Jim Stinson

June, page 107

Digital Editing for Free

by Jim Stinson

July, page 101

Shooting Like an Editor

by Jim Stinson

August, page 85

Telling a Simple Story

by Jim Stinson

September, page 91

Simple Steps for Camcorder Care

by Jim Stinson

October, page 97

The Seven Golden Composition Rules

by Jim Stinson

November, page 99

Video for the Ho-Ho-Holidays

by Jim Stinson

December, page 85

Computer Editing

Getting Started in Computer Editing

by Jim Stinson

January, page 23

Let’s Talk Titles

by Bill Harrington

February, page 123

The Language of Editing

by Mark Steven Bosko

March, page 125

Common Editing Problems

by Don Collins

April, page 93

When Pictures Drive Sound

by Joe McCleskey

May, page 99

When Sound Drives Pictures

by Joe McCleskey

June, page 113

Tailoring Edits to Specific Viewers

by Art Aiello

July, page 109

Basic Compositing

by Bill Davis

August, page 93

Making the Most of Bad Footage

by Chuck Peters

September, page 103

Moving Titles

by Don Collins

October, page 105

Transition effects

by Bill Harrington

November, page 109

Multi-camera Editing

by Bill Davis

December, page 91


Light Source by Robert G. Nulph

Lassoing Light

February, page 127

3 Point Lighting: A Handyman’s Guide

April, page 99

Is it Real or Just Good Lighting?

June, page 119

Lighting Faces

August, page 103

Setting the Mood with Lights

October, page 115

Accessorize Your Lighting Kit

December, page 97

Video Out

Eleven Easy Steps to Streaming

by Charles Mohnike

January, page 27

The Low-down on Download-and-Play

by John Lee Davis

March, page 131

The Wonderful World of WebCams

by John Lee Davis

May, page 105

Take a Look at Leased Access Cable

by Sheldon I. Altfeld

July, page 115

Creating Video on CDs

by Don Collins

September, page 113

Read Me My Rights! A Web Video Copyright Guide

by John Lee Davis

November, page 119

Sound Advice

Understanding Acoustics

by John Lee Davis

January, page 141

Audio for Interviews

by Jim Stinson

February, page 135

Sounding it Out(doors)

by Art Aiello

March, page 139

Invisible Miking

by Hal Robertson

April, page 101

Going for a Loop with Music

by Don Collins

May, page 113

Live-performance Audio

by Larry Lemm

June, page 125

Recording and Editing Narration

by Don Collins

July, page 121

Audio: Get it Right From the Start

by Hal Robertson

August, page 111

Audio for Video-Post Production

by Hal Robertson

September, page 125

Digital Audio Sources

by Randal K. West

October, page 125

Stereo Miking

by Hal Robertson

November, page 127

The Sweet Spot

by Hal Robertson

December, page 107

Jargon

Shooting Terms

February, page 148

Audio Terms

April, page 108

Web Video Terms

June, page 93

Lighting Terms

August, page 128

Microphone Terms

October, page 136

Camcorder Terms

December, page 136

Take 5

In-camera Transitions

by Chuck Peters

January, page 152

Streaming Video

by Randall Redmond

March, page 152

Better Interviews

by Chuck Peters

May, page 126

Shooting to Edit

by Chuck Peters

July, page 128

Better Bluescreens

by Chuck Peters

September, page 136

Five Wet Weather Shooting Tips

by Chuck Peters

November, page 144

Camcorders

Canon Elura 2/Elura 2MC Mini DV

by Bruce Coykendall

January, page 38

Hitachi VM-D865LA Digital8

by Joe McCleskey

February, page 27

Canon ES8100V Hi8

by Don Collins

February, page 35

Sony DCR-TRV820 Digital8

by Don Collins

March, page 26

RCA CC4393 VHS

by Don Collins

March, page 36

Canon ES410V 8mm

by Don Collins

April, page 24

JVC GR-AXM225 VHS-C

by Don Collins

April, page 30

Sony DCR-PC110 Mini DV

by Bruce Coykendall

May, page 22

Panasonic AG-DVC10 Mini DV

by Don Collins

May, page 34

Sharp VL-FD1U Mini DV

by Christopher Raley

June, page 30

JVC GR-DV2000 Mini DV

by Don Collins

July, page 20

Canon ES60 Hi8

by Don Collins

July, page 26

Sony DCR-PC5 Mini DV

by Don Collins

August, page 22

Canon ES8200V Hi8

by Don Collins

August, page 26

Hitachi DZ-MV100A DVD-RAM

by Joe McCleskey

September, page 22

Canon ZR30 MC Mini DV

by Bruce Coykendall

September, page 30

JVC GR-DVP3

by Joe McCleskey

October, page 24

JVC DVL-815 Mini DV

by Bruce Coykendall

November, page 26

Sharp VL-WD650U

by Bruce Coykendall

December, page 26

Sony DCR-TRV730

by Don Collins

December, page 32

Computer Software

Sonic Foundry Vegas Video Editing Software

by Bruce Coykendall

January, page 47

Sonic Solutions DVDit! DVD Authoring Software

by Bruce Coykendall

April, page 33

MGI VideoWave 4 Editing Software

by Don Collins

May, page 25

Avid ePublisher Interactive Content Software

by John Lee Davis

May, page 31

Adobe Premiere 6.0 Editing Software

by Bruce Coykendall

June, page 22

MovieWorks Deluxe 5.0 Multimedia Software

by Larry Lemm

July, page 31

Ulead VideoStudio 5.0 Editing Software

by John Lee Davis

September, page 33

Adobe After Effects 5.0 Compositing Software

by Bruce Coykendall

October, page 27

Terran Interactive Cleaner 5 Encoding Software

by Joe McCleskey

October, page 31

Head to head: Final Draft Audio Video vs. Movie Magic Screenwriter 2000 Scripting Software

by Alessia Cowee

October, page 34

Apple Final Cut Pro 2.0 Editing Software

by Bruce Coykendall

November, page 29

Sonic Desktop Sonicfire Pro Music Creation Software

by Don Collins

November, page 33

Avid Xpress DV 2.0 Powerpack Editing Software

by Bruce Coykendall

December, page 29

Pinnacle Studio 7 Editing Software

by D. Eric Franks

December, page 34


Computer Hardware

Matrox RT2000 MEGA Pack 3.0 with Adobe Premiere 6.0

by Bruce Coykendall

July, page 28

Pinnacle DV500 PLUS PCI Capture Board

by Bruce Coykendall

September, page 24

Turnkey Editing Systems

Apple Power Macintosh G4 Cube with iMovie 2

by Bruce Coykendall

January, page 36

Gateway Solo 9300cx Laptop with MGI VideoWave

by Don Collins

January, page 41

Alienware Roswell Turnkey

by Bruce Coykendall

February, page 3

Core Micro PhEnix DV-X2000

by Bruce Coykendall

February, page 30

Apple Power Macintosh G4 with iMovie 2

by Joe McCleskey

February, page 24

Apple iBook with iMovie 2

by Bruce Coykendall

March, page 24

HP Pavilion 8785C Turnkey

by Joe McCleskey

March, page 29

Applied Magic Sequel Editing Appliance

by Joe McCleskey

March, page 33

Canopus DVStation Portable Turnkey

by Joe McCleskey

April, page 22

DVS RT2000-based Turnkey

by Bruce Coykendall

April, page 27

DVLine DVStorm Editing Computer

by Bruce Coykendall

May, page 28

Dell Dimension 8100 Editing Computer

by Don Collins

June, page 24

HP Pavilion 9720 Editing Computer

by Don Collins

June, page 27

Apple Power Macintosh G4/733 with SuperDrive

by Bruce Coykendall

July, page 23

Compaq Presario 7000Z DVD-R Turnkey

by Stephen Muratore

September, page 28

Miscellaneous

JVC HR-DVS1U Dual Deck (S-VHS/Mini DV VCR)

by Bruce Coykendall

January, page 44

Panasonic BDS AG-DV1000P Mini DV VCR

by John Lee Davis

June, page 33

Datavideo DVR-3000 Video Disc Recorder

by Don Collins

August, page 24

Tripp Lite SmartPro 700 USB UPS

by John Lee Davis

August, page 29

American Power Conversion Smart-UPS 700 Net UPS

by John Lee Davis

August, page 33

Head to head: Intel Pocket PC and D-Link DSC-350 Digital Still Cameras

by John Lee Davis

November, page 38

Dazzle Hollywood DV-Bridge Analog-to-Digital Converter

by John Lee Davis

December, page 37

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