The flu bug took over VMHQ last week, and we were all behind on getting this weeks vidcast to you, but now its there and ready for your perusal. Check out the latest show: Video Bits & Bytes: VIDEO NEWS: -DV GURU stops bloggin' –Canon announces the HV20 HDV camcorder –Panasonic announces the AG-HSC1U AVCHD camcorder –Focus Enhancements updates FS100 DTE software NEWS URLs: VIDEO SHARING: -veotag allows users to utilize clickable text within an audio or video file. – Jaman: a video player for the independent filmmaker. – online discussions on worldwide political, social and cultural issues -Tax Cut Contest: a contest sponsored by H&R Block asking viewers to submit a video on the subject, "What are you going to do with YOUR tax refund? SHARING URLs: Tips & Tricks: Jennifer has tips on how to apply makeup to the men you use as your on-camera talent .. [using Mark as her Guinea Pig] a touchy subject for some guys… Take 20: Charlie and John show you "Perception the 1st prize winner of the 2006 Videomaker / Sony Short Video Contest by Jeffrey Teitler of West Hartford, Connecticut Hands On: And Brian Peterson has our Hands On segment this week with Sonys HVR-V1U HDV camcorder

Jennifer O’Rourke is an Emmy award-winning videographer & editor.