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Best Viral Video Ad Campaign: High-Speed Cute Animal Videos

Best Viral Video Ad Campaign: High Speed Cute Animal Videos

I think TPS Film Studio has been reading my weekly viral video round up articles--you know... the ones where I show you the week's best viral hits and then attempt to break down why each video was successful? In a new campaign, the company is ...

Vimeo Custom URLs, Enhanced Privacy & More Cool Stuff

Vimeo Custom URLs, Enhanced Privacy & More Cool Stuff

Vimeo must think it's still the holiday season, because they're still handing out gifts to the members of the Vimeo Plus user community like crazy. Specifically, they're increasing the size of individual video downloads and giving users the option to use custom URLs, as well ...

The ReelSEO Review of YouTube & Ridley Scott's Life In A Day

The ReelSEO Review of YouTube & Ridley Scotts Life In A Day

I've been talking about Life In A Day--the film from producer Ridley Scott, director Kevin Macdonald, and thousands of amateur cinematographers from YouTube--since it was announced last summer. It was hard to avoid getting excited about something so unusual and daring, and I remained curious ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Considering that I just shared some of my best viral video discovery websites with you yesterday, it's entirely possible you've seen some of this week's featured videos already. Tons of quality viral hits this week covering a variety of genres and topics. We have some ...

Canon 5D Mark III: The Ultimate Feature Request List for DSLR Video

Canon 5D Mark III: The Ultimate Feature Request List for DSLR Video

For little more than a year now, I have been making video marketing productions using two Canon DSLRs as my weapon of choice: a 5D mark II (for its ability to do bokeh-porn) and the 7D (for those smooth Glidecam shots at 50 or 60 ...

YouTube's Crowdsourced Film, Life In A Day, Premieres This Thursday

YouTubes Crowdsourced Film, Life In A Day, Premieres This Thursday

We've written a lot about Life In A Day here at ReelSEO, and with good reason.  It is, to my knowledge, the very first Hollywood film created from video clips shot by amateurs.  That gimmick alone would make the movie worth checking out, I believe, ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

This is getting ridiculous.  There are simply too many great videos--funny ones, shocking ones, videos that amaze--to squeeze into this once-a-week column.  I'm going to have to start doing a "Best Viral Videos of the Midweek" article or something.  This week I have so much ...

Hear This: Sound Advice for Better Quality Video Interviews

Hear This: Sound Advice for Better Quality Video Interviews

Unless you have your own Hollywood style crew with technicians for every specialty- camera, lighting, sound, script, makeup, grip etc..., you're more likely to be doing everything yourself on a shoestring budget. Have you ever gotten a great looking interview that shocked you with how mediocre ...

How To Prepare for An On-Camera Interview - Tips for The Video Interviewee

How To Prepare for An On Camera Interview   Tips for The Video Interviewee

You're going to be shot - so what should you do to prepare? No, we're not addressing whether you should carry firearms when going into a questionable neighborhood, or driving on L.A.'s crazy freeway system. We want to show what to consider if you are going to ...

Ridley Scott's Life In A Day YouTube Movie Gets A Trailer

Ridley Scotts Life In A Day YouTube Movie Gets A Trailer

Producer Ridley Scott's YouTube movie, "Life In A Day," which we've talked about before, is anything but a traditional Hollywood film.  It was shot by thousands of amateurs, has only a loose plot or theme, and will be released online instead of in theaters.  But there ...

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