Vimeo is moving into the mobile video app market space with its acquisition of Cameo, a ‘shoot and edit’ app for the iPhone. But even with its attractive themes and cloud-powered features, Cameo’s success ultimately depends on users wanting to both make, and edit, movies on a regular basis.
Vimeo has been part of the video community for 9 years and, although it will never be a big as YouTube, it has forged a solid place in the hearts of many indie filmmakers and videographers. We take a look back at some of the biggest moments in the site’s history.
Vimeo on Demand has introduced more features that improves the service for both the filmmaker and for the viewer. Users can now choose to either rent or buy content and the creator can offer a preorder facility as well as the opportunity to raise promo codes for marketing purposes.
There are a number of sites online where you can sell your videos. Here’s a nice list of video-capable sites where you can earn money, and not just the well-known destinations like YouTube and Vimeo. But we cover those, too.
Vimeo Demand will be getting their first feature film on June 28, called Some Girls. Written by Neil LaBute and directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer, the movie stars Kristen Bell, Adam Brody, Jennifer Morrison, Mia Maestro, and Emily Watson.
Stillmotion continues to give great storytelling advice in Part 2 of their instructional video series being played on Vimeo’s Video School. In this one, they break down the “discovery” process during pre-production in order to come up with 5 keywords that you will follow throughout the production.
Vimeo on Demand is coming to Vimeo, allowing creators to sell their work, set the price, customize the page the content is on, show it on Vimeo and their own website, country availability, and can be shown anywhere Vimeo can be accessed. Creators get 90% of the cut after transaction fees.
Vimeo always has great tips and tricks for those who don’t have a huge budget and recently, they showed how it’s possible to create a 360º rotation shot using Google Maps and Street View, courtesy of Candy Glass Productions, who used the CN Tower in Toronto as their frame of reference. This is a really neat trick.
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Back in September, we got to talk to Vimeo and they announced Tip Jar, a monetization strategy in which people could elect to leave some money for a well-liked video. During this announcement, they also mentioned they would have a Pay-to-View service ready for 2013. …