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When To Use A Jib, & How To Make Your Own - Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

When To Use A Jib, & How To Make Your Own   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

In filmmaking, one of the most useful pieces of equipment you can have in your arsenal is a jib. A jib operates a bit like a see-saw, using counterweights to balance the camera, and it allows for unique camera movements and camera angles that you ...

Boeing Shows That Any Kind Of Business Can Find A Way To Use Video

Boeing Shows That Any Kind Of Business Can Find A Way To Use Video

Quick quiz: What's a good sign that online video is the hot choice for brands looking to spend their marketing dollars? When even companies that don't traditionally advertise on television are embracing it. Like Boeing, for example. The airline manufacturer is jumping into social media ...

Tips for Business Videos: How to Shoot Business Video that Doesn't Suck

Tips for Business Videos: How to Shoot Business Video that Doesnt Suck

It's been said that Great Content is the best SEO. When it comes to business videos there's another way to say it: "Entertain or Die."  It seems like only yesterday that streaming video was new. People would watch anything. Now "Wow! I can watch video ...

Screen Convergence Continues - Vudu, Netflix to Get Dedicated Remote Buttons

Screen Convergence Continues   Vudu, Netflix to Get Dedicated Remote Buttons

Earlier in the year Netflix announced they would have a dedicated button on remote controls for connected devices coming from some manufacturers. Wal-Mart obviously thought that a brilliant idea and so got those same manufacturers to put some Vudu buttons on the remotes as well. ...

Social Video For Businesses: 8 Social Video Questions With Steve Garfield

Social Video For Businesses: 8 Social Video Questions With Steve Garfield

We recently discussed the definition of "social video," and looked at why it's on the rise. For a closer look at how businesses can use social video, I interviewed my fellow videologist, Steve Garfield. He talks about how businesses can be successful by combining their ...

Google Android @Home Precursor to Skynet, Terminators?

Google Android @Home Precursor to Skynet, Terminators?

In the Terminator universe, Skynet was the all-encompassing hivemind of the robot revolution. It basically gained self-awareness and then spread itself to every machine with a processor and memory. Well, it seems that Google is a agent of humanity's destruction as it wants to hook ...

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 ...

Tornado Outbreak Shows The Speed & Power Of Social Video

Tornado Outbreak Shows The Speed & Power Of Social Video

I spent the better part of my Wednesday evening following media coverage of the tornado outbreak in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, & Georgia. So far, 127 tornadoes have been confirmed, the death toll is at 54-and-climbing, and the devastation is immense and widespread. Online video was ...

Exercise Your Online Video Rights: Vote for The Next Big YouTube Star

Exercise Your Online Video Rights: Vote for The Next Big YouTube Star

Two of YouTube's biggest new initiatives--Creator Institute & Next Up--are moving on to the next stage. Creator Institute is an honest-to-goodness college course in making & marketing better videos, and Next Up is a contest for partners to compete for a prize of $35,000 and ...

Philip DeFranco Drops Bombshell On Reddit - Some YouTubers Make Six Figures A Month!

Philip DeFranco Drops Bombshell On Reddit   Some YouTubers Make Six Figures A Month!

The Internet has seen its fair share of articles speculating on the profits of the top YouTube users. We wrote about ABC's estimates on how much money was being made. TubeMogul had come out just a few months earlier with their own guesses at what ...

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