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A Case Study in How to Release Your Short Film Online

A Case Study in How to Release Your Short Film Online

This week, Vimeo reprinted an article from Short of the Week creators Andrew Allen and Jason Sondhi called "How We Launched Our Film Online: The Thomas Beale Cipher."  These filmmakers wanted their film to be seen by a larger audience after 8 months of festivals, ...

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 ...

Understanding Depth of Field and How to Create a Professonal Film Look for Your Videos [Reel Rebel #7]

Understanding Depth of Field and How to Create a Professonal Film Look for Your Videos [Reel Rebel #7]

In today's Reel Rebel video production tip, Stephen Schweickart gives an overview of a depth of field, which is ultimately determines your focus area. Understanding and controlling the depth of field can be one of the most valuable tools to create more interesting, creative, and professional looking shots that appear to ...

Want to See Rare Footage of Return of the Jedi? A Documentary 30 Years in the Making

Want to See Rare Footage of Return of the Jedi?  A Documentary 30 Years in the Making

Whenever I see videos like this, I wonder how many other treasures are out there that haven't been found.  "A Documentary by Jeff Broz" could use a better title, since it's FREAKING STAR WARS BEING FILMED in the footage, but I guess this will be ...

Vimeo Announces Winners of 2012 Vimeo Awards

Vimeo Announces Winners of 2012 Vimeo Awards

The 2012 Vimeo Awards + Festival kicked off last night in New York City and in unique fashion, the awards were handed out at the beginning of the party.  Awards in 13 categories, plus one grand prize winner, were handed out along with some honorary ...

How-to Tips for Using Video Content to Improve Your Company's Blog [Creator's Tip #41]

How to Tips for Using Video Content to Improve Your Companys Blog [Creators Tip #41]

We posted just the other day an article about why businesses should be doing video blogging. Today, on this week on Creator's Tip episode, we're going to be discussing tips for how to get started using video to improve your blog, with help from Nathan ...

Learn Filmmaking and Celebrate Creative Video at Vimeo Festival + Awards in June

Learn Filmmaking and Celebrate Creative Video at Vimeo Festival + Awards in June

To be sure, YouTube is the most-visited place for videos, but it's good to know that there's a place like Vimeo out there that is a little more focused on the techniques of video creation.  Recently Vimeo announced the nominees for the Second Annual Vimeo Festival + ...

Marvel, WeVideo, Lets Fans Make Their Own Avengers ReMix On YouTube

Marvel, WeVideo, Lets Fans Make Their Own Avengers ReMix On YouTube

So, as huge comic book adaptations to the big screen do, The Avengers is generating a lot of excitement and will kick off the summer movie season come May 4 (except apparently everywhere else in the world, that gets to see it early).  Marvel and ...

Facebook To Get Its First Movie Premiere With Bob Marley Documentary

Facebook To Get Its First Movie Premiere With Bob Marley Documentary

April 20 is a special time of year where the grass is greener and the weeds grow taller, and it's an unofficial holiday for people to get really hungry for absolutely no reason at all.  It has something to do with the moon and stars, ...

Poptent Launches Premium Global Video Production House for Major Brands

Poptent Launches Premium Global Video Production House for Major Brands

Poptent is known as a crowdsourced video production and social community platform for video creators, a nifty way for aspiring filmmakers and video producers to get experience shooting videos for a number of major brands, while keeping video production costs low for the client. Today, ...

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