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Vimeo-on-Demand Turns One, Company Shines Spotlight on its Employees

Vimeo on Demand Turns One, Company Shines Spotlight on its Employees

Vimeo-on-Demand, one of the best places to find truly indie filmmakers and their works, turns one year old. To celebrate, Vimeo tossed in a few more features to help you out. Plus, they’ve decided to shine some light on the employees that don’t get a lot of face time but without whom, Vimeo wouldn’t exist, or have such cool new features. Well done Vimeo and Happy Birthday Vimeo-on-Demand!

Vimeo Invests $10 Million in Vimeo On Demand to Boost Indie Projects

Vimeo Invests $10 Million in Vimeo On Demand to Boost Indie Projects

Vimeo has already committed itself to help indie filmmakers distribute and monetize their content via the Vimeo on Demand platform. Now it has announced an extra $10 million worth of funding to support creators, who meet certain criteria, with marketing and financial assistance.

YouTube Gets Its Own Festival For The Big Screen

YouTube Gets Its Own Festival For The Big Screen

Hot on the heels of the Toronto International Film Festival, YouTube creators get the chance to show off their own content in a big screen setting at the first ever Buffer Festival. To be held over three days this November, creators and fans will come together to share the best creative work YouTube has to offer.

Tribeca’s Vine Video Competition Shows Vine at its Best

Tribecas Vine Video Competition Shows Vine at its Best

Tribeca’s #6SecFilms competition has narrowed the entries down to 40 pretty great uses of Vine to tell a story. We have animation, we have well-done “stories” told in 6 seconds, we have lots of people taking the 6-second limitation and spitting in its face!

Art & Context – Reflections on the YouTube Sundance Channel

Art & Context   Reflections on the YouTube Sundance Channel

In his 2008 Pullitzer Prize-winning article, Washington Post columnist Gene Weingarten posed the question of whether people would still react as if they were hearing something magnificent if world-famous violinist Josh Bell were dressed as a street musician and played at a D.C. Metro Station. (Short …

Cat Videos Will Be Scratching Into Their Own Festival In August

Cat Videos Will Be Scratching Into Their Own Festival In August

It was only a matter of time, I suppose, before cat videos got so popular and ubiquitous as to command its own festival, where cat aficionados could gather into one place and share their love of kitty mischief and cuteness.  Katie Czarniecki Hill is running …

Film Festivals Finally Go Digital: Tribeca to Show Films Online

Film Festivals Finally Go Digital: Tribeca to Show Films Online

The Tribeca Film Festival is getting in on the online video act and will be offering a small slate of films online this year.  Earlier this year, we saw the Sundance Film Festival begin a program where any movie that had ever been accepted to Sundance …

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