On March 2nd, the best films of 2013 took home trophies at the Academy Awards, but during his post-Oscars show, Jimmy Kimmel imagined a few films that never quite made it to the big screen. He debuted four fake trailers inspired by some...Show More Summary
Tomorrow, at 2pm ET, I’ll be moderating another StreamingMedia.com webinar, this time on the topic of, “Streaming the Olympics, A Case Study In Moving Media Processing To The Cloud.” The live streaming of NBC’s coverage of the 2014 Olympics represented an important milestone in the automation and virtualization of the live video workflow. The cloud-based […]
President Barack Obama can now count a handful of YouTube stars among his top advisors. On Thursday, February 27, 2014, Hannah Hart of My Drunk Kitchen and Camp Takota; Tyler Oakley of being awesome on the internet; Iman Crosson, who the online video and Vine worlds knows as Alphacat; Michael Stephens of VSauce; Benny and Rafi Fine of The Fine Bros. Show More Summary
Last October, Creative Commons founder and Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig sued Australian record label Liberation Music, which had previously issued a ContentID claim on one of his videos. Six months later, Lessig and Liberation...Show More Summary
Fans of the BBC's Sherlock will have to wait another agonizing two years before their favorite detective returns, but luckily for them, there's a new private investigator shaking things up on the web. Her name is Whitlock, and she'sShow More Summary
It's another installment of the weekly Tubefilter Chart of the Top 50 Most Viewed YouTube Channels Worldwide and Katy Perry is back on top riding a dark horse. Chart Toppers Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg's PewDiePie channel dropped down to second place on the charts this week despite scoring over 65 million views. Show More Summary
As the strong sales of Camp Takota proved, Grace Helbig has a dedicated online following, and that makes her a valuable spokeswoman. Helbig, who is one of YouTube's top vloggers, has starred in a branded video for skincare brand St. Ives. In the video, Helbig is crowned the Queen of St. Show More Summary
Dailymotion is throwing its hat into the original programming ring, and one of America's favorite chefs will help the platform make a splashy entrance. According to the Wall Street Journal, Mario Batali will host Feedback Kitchen, aShow More Summary
The Academy Awards will go down on Sunday night, and there are plenty of Oscar-themed videos on YouTube preparing us for Hollywood's most self-congratulatory evening. We already discussed the "movie set" at YouTube Space LA and the Oscar musical that came out of it, but here are seven other award season videos for your consideration. 7. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, TiVo co-founders Mike Ramsay and Jim Barton launched Qplay, a digital TV streaming device that specializes in turning YouTube and Vimeo playlists into TV-style 'channels'. Qplay is entering what has become an extremely...Show More Summary
Mohu Channels wants to make it easier to watch free HD TV and online video programming from Netflix and Hulu Plus without the need to switch inputs. Here's how this looks like.
On March 2nd, the 86th Academy Awards will hand out golden statuettes to 2013's best films, and YouTube is caught up in the festivities. The video sharing site's LA creator space has constructed an entire Hollywood set, encouraging creators...Show More Summary
Do you think video games are lowbrow? Think again. For the past couple of years, Matthew Patrick has delivered critical, philosophical, and occasionally wacky monologues about the world of video games. Each of the videos on Patrick's Game Theorists channel dissects specific games and offers a theoretical discussion of each game's themes. Show More Summary
Spotify is starting to see nine-digit play counts for some of its songs -- but YouTube still drives far bigger audiences.
The latest short film on the Machinima Prime channel plays out a classic gamer fantasy: What if I was the main character? The film is called Game World, and it follows an ordinary joe as he gets off the couch and jumps into the world...Show More Summary
This is not the first time that Audible has made an author-focused program less generous.
There’s been a lot of speculation involving the business and technical details surrounding the recent deal between Comcast and Netflix and plenty of wrong numbers and information being used. I thought it would be helpful to detail what’s really taking place behind the scenes, highlight some important publicly available data in the market, talk about […]
Vuclip may not be a household name in the U.S., but the company has managed to attract 120 million monthly users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Part of Vuclip's strategy: ignore western mobile strategies.
The Machinima network has openly discussed its plan to secure a massive funding round in the area of $50 million, and while its progress towards that goal is unclear, it may be close to securing a smaller payday. According to the Wall...Show More Summary
Tumblr is the latest social network to reach for the Hollywood entertainment industry. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the personalized blogging service has hired Sima Sistani, Yahoo's former head of mobile growth, as its firstShow More Summary