Home, Hearth & Hollywood

It's going to be a digital-video Christmas. Ready to create, edit and air your movie? Here's how

Blame it on Blair Witch. When a hit summer film revolves around three kids who run around the woods with cameras and don't even use the steadycam setting, it is only going to be a matter of time before something equally weird happens to home movies. The Project was famous for being filmed on a camera bought at (and returned to) Circuit City, edited on a $30,000 shoestring and promoted like hell on the Internet. This holiday season, however, millions of wannabes can go through exactly the same process for less than $3,000--cast party not included.

Digital-video (DV) camera prices are...

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