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Aframe raises $7M to put video production in the cloud

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London-based cloud video production platform provider Aframe has raised a Series A round of financing to expand its business internationally. The funding, which was led by Octopus Investments and Eden Ventures, with participation from existing investor Northstar Ventures, will be used to open new offices in Boston, New York City...
Aframe raises $7M to put video production in the cloud
Fast Company Is Hiring A Senior Video Producer

YouTube Launches AdWords For Video

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Video production is getting cheaper, so Google is creating a self-service option for pre-roll advertisements aimed at small- and medium-sized businesses.Google's AdWords program has long been an easy way for businesses of all shapes and sizes to post their ads on Google Search results. Now the company is expanding those...
YouTube Launches AdWords For Video

The Science Behind Why The Harlem Shake Is So Popular

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A five-minute video? Ain’t nobody got time for that. Not to watch one, or to make one. But Harlem Shake dance videos are capped at 30 seconds. That’s why we’re so willing to watch just one more incarnation, and why it’s easy to recruit friends to make them. The result is...
The Science Behind Why The Harlem Shake Is So Popular

Google leads $35M funding round for Machinima

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Gaming-focused video programmer Machinima has received another round of funding, this one valued at $35 million and led by distribution partner Google. While Google has given what amounts to seed money to its video production partners in the past to create premium content, this contribution marks the first time the...
Google leads $35M funding round for Machinima

Magisto adds still photos to its AI video editing witchery (video)

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Short of serving the popcorn, Magisto's editing app can take care of the video production needs for the busy (or artistically challenged), including helping with music choices, chopping it all together and even distributing it across video albums. However, one sorely lacking feature was the ability to include photos,...
Magisto adds still photos to its AI video editing witchery (video)

The Porn Industry Has Already Dreamed Up Some Awesome Ideas For Google Glass (GOOG)

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I can't prove it, but I bet that on a long enough timeline a majority of technology gets reappropriated for our sexual gratification. Some products get into the erotic side of things later in their life cycles, but some get heaps of sexy attention right away. Given all that, is...
The Porn Industry Has Already Dreamed Up Some Awesome Ideas For Google Glass (GOOG)

YouTube Hits 24 Hours of Video Per Minute!

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Jack Bauer and YouTube now have something in common: the number 24. Today on its blog, YouTube announced a major milestone. Every minute that goes by, an entire day of video is added to its site. Yes, you read correctly: 24 hours of video are now uploaded to YouTube every...
YouTube Hits 24 Hours of Video Per Minute!

TNW at IBC: Aframe's CTO Tim Burton on video production in the cloud

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You may have heard the rumours, TNW is at the International Broadcast Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam talking to innovators and creators of the future of radio and television. Through a partnership with LiveU we are streaming a set of interviews throughout the event. Aframe is a cloud-based video asset management...
TNW at IBC: Aframe's CTO Tim Burton on video production in the cloud
What it means to get a gig: Austin sees more productivity and better Netflix
Atlanta-based WebMD will layoff 14% of its workforce
Wochit's DIY newsroom platform attracts $4.75M, former Reuters executive as CEO
Angry Birds beats Samsung in viral marketing as mobile interest surged in 2012

Review: Corel VideoStudio X6 eases creative video production

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Version X6 of Corel VideoStudio brings the super-intuitive and easy-to-use video editor/producer within into a virtual dead heat with the feature sets offered by its competitors. New tricks in its bag include animation overlays, controlling DSLRs for stop motion animation, free-form motion editing, layer swapping, motion tracking, support for...
Review: Corel VideoStudio X6 eases creative video production

Learn how to script, film and edit great video with hosting startup Wistia's new Learning Center

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Video hosting and analytics startup Wistia has launched a new portal on its website today focused on helping budding filmers create more polished and interesting content. The firm’s new webpage, called Learning Center, is described as a place for “videos about video to help you market with video.” Did you...
Learn how to script, film and edit great video with hosting startup Wistia's new Learning Center
Clothing Startup Everlane Opens A Pop-Up Store In New York, Now Has 400,000 Active Members (TCTV)

Sony announces NEX-VG30 and full-frame NEX-VG900 Handycams, we go hands-on

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A full-frame camcorder for roughly 3 grand? Meet the Sony NEX-VG900 Handycam -- the company's first 35mm HD video camera. Taking cues from its Alpha A99, which was just announced today, Sony brought that camera's 24.3-megapixel full-frame sensor to a camcorder form factor, delivering shallow depth-of-field and much improved...
Sony announces NEX-VG30 and full-frame NEX-VG900 Handycams, we go hands-on

Steam moves beyond games, will offer variety of software in September

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Valve announced today that it will be expanding its popular Steam digital game distribution service for PC and Mac to include a wide range of non-gaming software starting on September 5. Besides offering software makers a built-in audience of roughly 40 million gamers that already use Steam, Valve stressed in...
Steam moves beyond games, will offer variety of software in September

Digital Content: Constructing the Summer's Viral Video Hit

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<< Previous | Next >> Launched Tuesday, Portal A's Airtime was shot in a Pacific Palisades mansion after nearly six months of prep work.<< Previous | Next >>View all After a string of web hits, Portal A, more than any creative shop, has cracked the code of viral video. Over...
Digital Content: Constructing the Summer's Viral Video Hit
From Idea To Development, A Few Hours In At The TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon

Welcome to the world of Whirled: Meet the agency behind some of Google's most well-known videos

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“Cracking the 100 million barrier reveals to us the power in tapping human emotion,” explains Scott T. Chan, founder and creative director of video production agency Whirled. “The opportunity to create work that has touched millions and created keystone moments for brands has been a dream come true and a...
Welcome to the world of Whirled: Meet the agency behind some of Google's most well-known videos

EventNow Helps You Find Party and Event Vendors

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When I moved back to NYC in 2007, I wanted to throw a party for CN. The party worked out great but finding help to serve the food that I cooked was a real pain. I put notices on the tech boards and on Craigslist but only found a...
EventNow Helps You Find Party and Event Vendors
90 Seconds on The Verge: a meteorite explodes, an asteroid flies by, and Harrison Ford returns

5 Common Content Marketing Challenges -- And Simple Solutions

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Unless you live with your head in the sand, you probably understand the value of a well-executed content marketing strategy. Consider some of the evidence we've reported on this blog over the past few months: Businesses that blog get 55% more website visitors. Companies with more indexed pages generate more leads.Businesses that blog...
5 Common Content Marketing Challenges -- And Simple Solutions
Four simple strategies for monetizing your video content

Video look at Google's impressive Chromebook Pixel

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Perhaps I’ve been a Google Chromebook user for too long now because I’m nearly sold on the new Chromebook Pixel. I know it sounds crazy — who would pay $1,299 for a laptop that you can’t install software on — but anyone using a Chrome OS device today would be...
Video look at Google's impressive Chromebook Pixel

YouTube sends video makers to summer school

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Sick of blurry, shaky YouTube videos? So is YouTube, and so the Google-owned video site is launching yet another effort to raise the bar for video productions this week. Starting Wednesday, it is going to host weekly Hangouts about the art of video production, with subjects ranging from storyboarding to...
YouTube sends video makers to summer school

Livestream announces Studio HD500 all-in-one video switcher, ships October 15th for $8,500

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Earlier this year, Livestream quietly entered the hardware business with a real-time streaming puck known as the Broadcaster -- an adequate moniker, to say the least. Now, some five months after that camera add-on made its intriguing debut, Livestream's introducing the Studio HD500, an all-in-one video production switcher aimed...
Livestream announces Studio HD500 all-in-one video switcher, ships October 15th for $8,500
Square Redesigns Its Career Page To Better Match Its Culture Of Beautiful Design And Interactivity

A Web Video Divorce: "Lonelygirl" Creators Eqal Break Up With Spark Capital [MediaMemo]

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Eqal, the Web video startup best known for “lonleygirl15″ series, has handed back the money it raised less than two years ago from its primary investor, Spark Capital. That sounds alarming, but you can think of it as an amicable divorce: Spark gets back all of its bubble-era investment, and...
A Web Video Divorce: "Lonelygirl" Creators Eqal Break Up With Spark Capital [MediaMemo]
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