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Contest is the self-published first novel by Australian thriller writer Matthew Reilly. In 1996, after being rejected by several Australian publishing houses, Reilly personally paid for 1000 copies of the book to be published privately under the label of ‘Karanadon Entertainment’, and sold them himself.
Before publishing the novel in North America, Reilly rewrote most of the novel, placing the contest in the New York Library, rather than a fictitious library, and added descr...

YouTube Announces The Winners Of Next Up & Creator Institute

YouTube Announces The Winners Of Next Up & Creator Institute

There are great new videos being created every day, by great new undiscovered talent. The more education and technology we can put in the hands of amateurs, the more likely the overall pool of video quality is to improve. So YouTube is wise to continually ...

Online Video Weekly News Reel - B-Easter Boys Edition

Online Video Weekly News Reel   B Easter Boys Edition

For the Catholics in the audience, Happy Easter, for the zombie lovers, Happy Zombie Jesus Day, for everyone else Happy Oestre, Ostare, Ostara, Ostern, Eostra, Eostre, Eostur, Eastra, Eastur, Austron and Ausos. It was a slow week in some parts of the world as Friday ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - Tornadoes, Cats, & Cellos

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Tornadoes, Cats, & Cellos

Each Friday I give video curating a shot with this column, hoping to find videos that both entertain and educate. Even in unbranded "home video" success stories we can find things to learn: what causes emotional responses in viewers, how videos are shared, and what ...

TED 2012 Soliciting Video Auditions For Innovative Conference Speakers

TED 2012 Soliciting Video Auditions For Innovative Conference Speakers

TED is all about big ideas. Conference talks cover a wide spectrum of topics and styles, and have historically been given by some of the world's most well-known personalities and brightest thinkers like Bill Gates or Al Gore. If there's a negative blip on TED's ...

YouTube Gets Serious About Copyright Violation Education, Revamps Help Center

YouTube Gets Serious About Copyright Violation Education, Revamps Help Center

YouTube has been pretty good about fighting copyright violations. At least, I think so. They've worked hard to remove videos containing unauthorized clips, and they created ContentID to go an extra step in scoping out violations on behalf of certain partners. They even ban user ...

YouTube Will Fund Their Own Original Content Channels With $100 Million

YouTube Will Fund Their Own Original Content Channels With $100 Million

According to the Wall Street Journal, YouTube is in the midst of a major overhaul that is aimed at positioning the site as a leading content provider for the Internet television age. The company will dramatically alter their home page to feature professional content--and will ...

YouTube NextUp: Is it About Talent or Networking

YouTube NextUp: Is it About Talent or Networking

Tomorrow, April 8th, public voting closes on the contestants in the YouTube NextUp contest. The top 50 contestants will enter the final round of judging by YouTube employees and up to eight other top YouTube Partners. The top 25 are awarded $35,000, four days of ...

Polish Up That Online Video Script, Break Media Offers Chance to See it Made Reality

Polish Up That Online Video Script, Break Media Offers Chance to See it Made Reality

Our friends over at Break Media, have teamed up with Scripped.com, on a brand new online video contest. Well, sort of. Since all good video starts with a good script, that is actually what they're seeking in the "Break's Big Break" contest that will give ...

Monday Morning Grindhouse: Weekend Viral Video Marketing Clips To Start Your Week

Monday Morning Grindhouse: Weekend Viral Video Marketing Clips To Start Your Week

Last weekend, an illness kept me cooped up in the house, and I ended up spending it watching emerging viral videos. That led to a Monday round up article to start your week with the weekend's most buzzed-about videos. Which was, apparently, much enjoyed. So ...

Fox Is Going To Kill The Flash Mob With New Reality Show

Fox Is Going To Kill The Flash Mob With New Reality Show

How do you know an online trend is possible reaching its apex? When network television creates a summertime reality show around it. Enter Fox's "Mobbed," which airs tonight, March 31, 2011. It's hosted by Howie Mandel, and will showcase various elaborate song and dance routines ...

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