Here's a fast lesson in hosting video on your own Drupal website using the FileField and jQuery Media modules. The Filefield and jQuery Media modules are a one-two knock out combination for allowing users to upload media files to fields in your custom content types and then playing back the media files in their matching player or handler. It represents a positive direction for treating fields containing files and is a great starting point for researching your own implementation of this recipe.
Want to help support Gadget Hacks and get a great deal on some sweet new tech? Check out all the deals on the new Gadget Hacks Shop.