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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 ...

Is Apple Building Their Own YouTube Competitor (iVideo)?

Is Apple Building Their Own YouTube Competitor (iVideo)?

Steve Rosenbaum, the CEO of Magnify.net and the author of Curation Nation, has an interesting editorial piece over at The Huffington Post today where he suggests an intriguing new service might be in the works at Apple: a YouTube killer. He cites several pieces of ...

Can Collaborative Online Video Creation Go Mainstream? Stroome Hopes So

Can Collaborative Online Video Creation Go Mainstream? Stroome Hopes So

Are you familiar with Stroome? I was introduced to the service this week, and I think they might be onto something. Stroome is a collaborative video editing service, where users can share clips or partial videos with friends and other members in order to get ...

No Camera? No Problem! YouTube Integrates Animation Software for Filmmakers

No Camera? No Problem! YouTube Integrates Animation Software for Filmmakers

Have you been wanting to jump into the online video marketplace but lack some of the necessary equipment? Do you have a great script but no camera? Well, then this is your lucky day. YouTube has just announced YouTube Create, a platform where you can ...

YouTube Quietly Adds Image Stabilization Tool To Help You Correct Shaky Video

YouTube Quietly Adds Image Stabilization Tool To Help You Correct Shaky Video

YouTube made things a whole lot easier for the amateur video creator last year when they rolled out a free, bare-bones video editor (named, not surprisingly, YouTube Editor). Not all filmmakers can afford Final Cut Pro or another of the top video editing software suites, ...

How Microsoft Uses Video to Increase Employee Productivity

How Microsoft Uses Video to Increase Employee Productivity

Did you know that Microsoft has their own YouTube? No, I don't mean Bing Videos. I mean Academy Mobile. Never heard of it? Me neither, until I read this piece yesterday at Ragan.com. Academy Mobile is just like YouTube--users can upload videos, rate videos, comment ...

We Already Have The World's First iPad 2 Movie

We Already Have The Worlds First iPad 2 Movie

You may remember Majek Pictures--the filmmaking duo of Anna Elizabeth James and Michael Koerbel. They're the ones that made waves last June by shooting and editing a short film, "Apple of My Eye," entirely on the iPhone 4. That film has nearly a million views ...

Take YouTube 101 At A College Campus Near You

Take YouTube 101 At A College Campus Near You

YouTube is really serious about improving the overall quality of the video content on their site. Like... really, really serious. In addition to providing a free service for content creators to upload and share video, and sharing ad revenue with the partner channels, they've also ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Happy Friday everyone. It's been a long week for me, and I'm looking forward to the weekend. Your weekend comes a little early, in the form of the weekly viral video round up. I've got another great collection of clips that went viral this week---each ...

Is YouTube Courting Celebrities To Create Their Own Channels?

Is YouTube Courting Celebrities To Create Their Own Channels?

YouTube is the clear and obvious king of online video... for now. And they got there by giving the masses a voice and letting any amateur filmmaker create an account and upload videos. But if the latest rumors are true--that YouTube is actively courting specific ...

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