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Hollywood is a district in Los Angeles, California, United States situated west-northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Due to its fame and cultural identity as the historical center of movie studios and movie stars, the word Hollywood is often used as a metonym of American cinema. Even though much of the movie industry has dispersed into surrounding areas such as West Los Angeles and the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, significant auxiliary industries, such as editing, effects, props, pos...

Freddie Wong TV Commercial – EA Hires YouTube Star To Create Battlefield 3 Ad

Freddie Wong TV Commercial   EA Hires YouTube Star To Create Battlefield 3 Ad

We've come a long way, guys. Video games are no longer just for kids, but are now billion-dollar tentpole events. And creating videos is no longer just for people who can afford the expensive equipment. Freddie Wong is sort of the poster child for self-taught …

10 Most Watched Video Ads On YouTube For 2011

10 Most Watched Video Ads On YouTube For 2011

This morning (at the ungodly hour of 3:01 a.m. ET), the YouTube team announced its list of the 10 most-watched video ads of 2011. I know, I know.  Some kids can't wait until daybreak to find out what Santa has left them under the Christmas tree. …

Top 20 Online Video Ads Of 2011 According To Shares

Top 20 Online Video Ads Of 2011 According To Shares

There is no doubt that 2011 has been an epic year for social video. Looking through the top 20 most shared ads of the last 12 months you cannot help but be struck by the sheer size, scale and spectacle of some of the campaigns. Budgets were …

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Digital Media

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Digital Media

In part 3 of our series on selling video, we're going to look at digital media (you can catch up on our introduction to the series here or Part 2, Pros & Cons of Physical Media, here). While there are still plenty of valid reasons …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – Funky Song Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Funky Song Edition

Today I hoped to be playing with a new Galaxy Nexus phone from Verizon. Sadly, it was not to be. That's good news for you, though, because it means I actually had time to do my job and gather a list of great viral videos …

Hyundai Christmas Ads Make YouTube Creators Into Celebrity Pitchmen

Hyundai Christmas Ads Make YouTube Creators Into Celebrity Pitchmen

I need to take a few minutes and give some love to Hyundai. The car company has embraced online video in ways most brands haven't dreamed, and they've almost sort of become a champion for the scores of YouTube creators hoping for a shot at …

An Interview With Jim Meskimen, YouTube Success Story & Man Of Many Voices

An Interview With Jim Meskimen, YouTube Success Story & Man Of Many Voices

Jim Meskimen is an actor who has worked steadily since Ron Howard's 1994 film The Paper.  He has a varied career, one filled with voice work for animated films and TV shows along with video games.  His IMDB page is absolutely stacked with character acting …

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – New YouTube Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   New YouTube Edition

Without even a hint of doubt, the biggest online video news story of the week came at the end of the week, on Thursday, when YouTube blindsided users with an unexpected wide rollout of a new YouTube redesign heavy on social interaction and customization. Of …

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Physical Media

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Physical Media

After taking a week off for the Thanksgiving holiday, we return with part two of our four-part series on selling video. You can catch up on Part 1 here if you missed it. When you're selling video online, there are really only two main options: …

You Can Now Rent Disney Movies On YouTube

You Can Now Rent Disney Movies On YouTube

As promised, Disney films are now beginning to roll out to YouTube Movies–the video platform's streaming online video rental service for premium video content. A handful of titles are available now, with many more on the way over the next several weeks–YouTube says it'll be …

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