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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 Top 20 Global Online Video Ads For September 2011

The Top 20 Global Online Video Ads For September 2011

Something happened on the Global Ads Chart in September that has not happened in 26 months. Since being launched way back in July 2, 2009, Evian's record-breaking Roller Babies ad has been a permanent fixture in the top 20 most shared commercials. That is until now. After …

YouTube Scheduled Channels – Encouraging Partners To Develop Scheduled Content

YouTube Scheduled Channels   Encouraging Partners To Develop Scheduled Content

YouTube is about to look a lot more like traditional television. According to the Wall Street Journal, YouTube is hard at work on developing a group of scheduled channels. With top-quality content that adheres to a regular publishing schedule, YouTube hopes to grab larger chunks …

GenArts Brings Hollywood Quality Video Effects to Online Video with Pixelfish

GenArts Brings Hollywood Quality Video Effects to Online Video with Pixelfish

There was a recent announcement that GenArts had partnered up with Pixelfish to bring their video effects (VE) to the video marketing company's clients. The partnership announcement didn't really thrill me, I thought 'just two more companies working together,' but that was because I didn't …

A Review of “Losses” – An Independent Short Film by Film Riot’s Ryan Connolly

A Review of Losses   An Independent Short Film by Film Riots Ryan Connolly

Film Riot host Ryan Connolly got to test drive one of Hollywood's newest toys, the RED Epic camera, and played around with it for a couple of episodes.  But then, Connolly had to face stupid reality again when the time came for him to give …

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Release Brings Web Video Along With It

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Release Brings Web Video Along With It

When your video game series has sold over 55 million copies and has generated billions of dollars in revenue, the newest entry will obviously be incredibly anticipated.  And while you're at it, you might as well try to piggyback some other things on the release …

Netflix Launches Streaming Service To Latin America, Mexico, & The Caribbean

Netflix Launches Streaming Service To Latin America, Mexico, & The Caribbean

The push toward international customers in streaming online video continues. Last week we saw YouTube roll out its Movies service for streaming film rentals to Canada, and Hulu extended its service into Japan. And now Netflix is officially open for business in Mexico, Latin America, …

YouTube Movies Expands, Now Streaming Films In Canada

YouTube Movies Expands, Now Streaming Films In Canada

YouTube Movies has expanded to the Great White North…I wonder if they're offering films like Strange Brew and Canadian Bacon with John Candy? Nah, they probably want to put their best foot forward. And while I like Bob and Doug McKenzie, I just don't see …

Netflix In Dire Straits As Starz Announces End To Renewal Talks

Netflix In Dire Straits As Starz Announces End To Renewal Talks

Netflix is in dire straits if it can't right its ship soon. Yesterday, prices jumped up 60% to $7.99 for DVD rental and $7.99 for streaming (formerly $9.99 when combined), severely displeasing many subscribers into canceling, as I did. On top of that, Starz also …

Flickme Applies Gamification to Streaming Films, But Costs Too Much

Flickme Applies Gamification to Streaming Films, But Costs Too Much

I just found flickme.com, a new streaming film rental/buying site. The thing I liked is that I could login quickly with Facebook, which got me a Beta badge for being an early adopter. I instantly noticed the gamification for the site. Completing certain tasks earns …

Flipboard App Looking To Provide Streaming Television Shows & Hollywood Films

Flipboard App Looking To Provide Streaming Television Shows & Hollywood Films

The creators of Flipboard, Apple's 2010 iPad App of the Year, are now looking to provide TV, movies, and even e-books in the near future. The app has been downloaded more than 3 million times since its summer debut last year.

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