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Flights, Camera, Action – American Airlines Spreads Wings For Online Video Contest

Flights, Camera, Action   American Airlines Spreads Wings For Online Video Contest

Every time I see a new brand or company announce an online video contest, I cringe a little bit in anticipation of how lame it's likely to be. Too many companies just want to get in the online video game that they put little thought …

Ben Stiller Brings Tropic Thunder Humor To ‘The Fake Trailer Project’ Web Series

Ben Stiller Brings Tropic Thunder Humor To The Fake Trailer Project Web Series

Red Hour Digital, a subsidiary of Ben Stiller's Red Hour Films, is prepared to make a viral splash later this year with "The Fake Trailer Project," a series of mock previews made in the spirit of the opening trailer montage in Stiller's 2008 film Tropic …

Videos App & Android Market Updates Roll-Out For Android Phones

Videos App & Android Market Updates Roll Out For Android Phones

Back in July, Google updated the Android Market with a new completely new look and new functionality. They also announced that they'd begun a phased roll-out of this new Market to all Android devices version 2.2 and higher. As a person with an Android 2.2 …

Short Films & A Mariachi Band: The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Short Films & A Mariachi Band: The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

It's that time once again, as Friday finally arrives and pretty much everyone's ready for the weekend to start immediately. Most of us have to find a way to grind it out through one more work day. And for those people, we created this round …

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 …

Film Riot Video Production Tutorials: Film Lingo & Cloning Effects

Film Riot Video Production Tutorials: Film Lingo & Cloning Effects

Last week we went over episodes 113 and 116 of Film Riot, which had video production tutorials on camera angles, coverage, and inserts. Now, we'll take a look at some past episodes of Film Riot that cooperate (and sometimes overlap) nicely with those two recent …

iTunes Replay for Movies Held Up by HBO? No Studio Deals in Place Yet

iTunes Replay for Movies Held Up by HBO? No Studio Deals in Place Yet

iTunes Replay has been the target of several reports claiming that it will be delayed. Few have said much outside of the fact that the whole cloud-based movie and TV streaming service seems to hinge on contracts with the six large Hollywood studios. Well, it …

Crowdsourced Film “One Day On Earth” Hopes To Duplicate Success Of “Life In A Day”

Crowdsourced Film One Day On Earth Hopes To Duplicate Success Of Life In A Day

Life in a Day, the so-called 'YouTube movie' that was shot by amateurs around the world and then edited together by director Kevin MacDonald and producer Ridley Scott, has gotten a lot of press. With good reason. It's an inspiring project that sought to bring …

Hulu Will Create Original Content, Hires Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock

Hulu Will Create Original Content, Hires Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock

Hulu is following Netflix's lead again, and has announced that they will begin creating their own original content. You might remember that Netflix outbid all the major television networks for the rights to House of Cards, which will star Kevin Spacey and represent the company's …

Film Riot Video Special Effects Tutorial: Harry Potter & Lightsaber Effects

Film Riot Video Special Effects Tutorial: Harry Potter & Lightsaber Effects

Internet TV provider Revision3 is a geek paradise filled with tech-savvy shows. If you want reviews and previews of all the latest gadgets, or how to give common electronics cool modifications, or how to make foods that would scare your mom, Revision3 has a show …

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