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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...

The First YouTube Original Channel Is In Spanish, And Confusing

The First YouTube Original Channel Is In Spanish, And Confusing

YouTube introduced its first original channel this weekend, the Spanish-language ClevverTeVe, which has three shows dedicated to entertainment and/or fashion.  It comes from Clevver Media, which already has a channel on YouTube, ClevverTV.  The first original channel is rather symbolic, as YouTube tries to appeal …

Google Plus Integrates With YouTube – The Reel Web #12

Google Plus Integrates With YouTube   The Reel Web #12

This week's look at the Reel Web highlights several news stories surrounding YouTube's $100 Million investment into new premium content channels and the perspectives and opinions that go with it. Will the investment into contracting celebrities, athletes and hollywood stars be a good thing for …

The Top 20 Global Online Video Ads For October 2011

The Top 20 Global Online Video Ads For October 2011

There must be something in the water in France. Just a month after Evian's record-breaking Roller Babies' 26-month stay in the Global Arts Chart top 20 finally came to an end, a fantastic new commercial for another French mineral water brand, Contrex, pedalled its way …

YouTube Documentary Life In A Day On YouTube For Free

YouTube Documentary Life In A Day On YouTube For Free

I've written quite a lot about Life In A Day over the course of the past year. If you're somehow not familiar with it by name, Life In A Day is the documentary shot by YouTube users, directed and edited by Kevin MacDonald, and produced …

Swampy And Where’s My Water?, Popular Disney Game App, to Become A Web Series

Swampy And Wheres My Water?, Popular Disney Game App, to Become A Web Series

Walt Disney has created a ton of memorable characters over the years, but nearly all of them have been on the big screen and TV.  Recently, Disney's foray into mobile game apps, "Where's My Water?" has become a huge hit on the iPhone and iPad …

Justin Timberlake Film, In Time, Builds Buzz With Hoax Viral Video Marketing Campaign

Justin Timberlake Film, In Time, Builds Buzz With Hoax Viral Video Marketing Campaign

If you're an avid follower of viral videos like I am, you probably got fooled again this week by the new zen masters of staged viral videos: thinkmodo. Thinkmodo, out of New York, has created similar "hoax" video campaigns for numerous other brands–you might remember …

Diablo Cody Returns To The Web With Red Band Trailer

Diablo Cody Returns To The Web With Red Band Trailer

Several years ago, Diablo Cody launched her writing career by blogging her candid account of the life of an exotic dancer, which she then leveraged into the book Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper.  Soon after came Juno, which won …

Hollywood Is Coming To YouTube – The Reel Web #9

Hollywood Is Coming To YouTube   The Reel Web #9

This week our look at the Reel Web covers a bunch of stories, like YouTube's update to the layout for "related videos" after you finish watching one. It also appears that YouTube has changed their algorithm back in July and the update does not seem …

Ultraviolet & Cinema Now Fulfill Promise Of Full 1080p HD Hollywood Streaming

Ultraviolet & Cinema Now Fulfill Promise Of Full 1080p HD Hollywood Streaming

When Mark and I were at CES we got the inside scoop on Intel Insider, the new hardware DRM solution. They say it's not DRM, but really, there's no other way to describe it and they haven't really offered one up. Basically, if you have …

What Hollywood’s Experiments With Online Streaming Movies Means For The Future

What Hollywoods Experiments With Online Streaming Movies Means For The Future

While everyone in the media been debating the many juicy storylines in online streaming services–such as the Netflix price hike and their new content licensing deals, or Hulu's possible sale to Google or other suitors and new ad formats like Ad Swap–and what these stories …

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