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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...

Netflix Competitor Zediva Blasts Movie Studios For Stifling Innovation

Netflix Competitor Zediva Blasts Movie Studios For Stifling Innovation

Zediva is still making waves, and still streaming one DVD in one player to one customer. In recent court document filings, the streaming DVD rental service (for lack of a better description) blasted back at the MPAA, essentially telling them to take off the blinders ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - Toy Story Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Toy Story Edition

It's Friday, and if you're anything like me, that means you wish it was Friday night already. Unfortunately, an entire work day stands between you and the official start of the weekend. But I've got your back. I've collected the week's best viral videos from ...

Anti-Piracy Bill to Make Streaming Pirated Video a Felony

Anti Piracy Bill to Make Streaming Pirated Video a Felony

The government is continuing its fight against online piracy, this time attempting to clarify a law to include specific mentions of video streaming. Currently, it's a felony to download pirated content, or to reproduce it... or sell it. But there's no specific language regarding video ...

More Details On YouTube's Pursuit Of Celebrity Channels & Professional Content

More Details On YouTubes Pursuit Of Celebrity Channels & Professional Content

You know those rumors that went around a while back about YouTube courting celebrities and professional content creators to come create videos exclusively for the site? The Wall Street Journal was the first to report on it, and speculated that YouTube was willing to spend ...

Old Spice Man Campaigns For Movie Role With Online Video Trailer

Old Spice Man Campaigns For Movie Role With Online Video Trailer

Let's say you're the star and the face of one of the most universally-praised online video campaigns in all of history. And suppose that, after that kind of success, you're interested in turning your new found fame into a more sustainable acting career... maybe you ...

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 YouTube's Piracy Problem Holding Up Movie Rental Deals With Studios?

Is YouTubes Piracy Problem Holding Up Movie Rental Deals With Studios?

The latest rumors coming out of The Wrap suggest that YouTube's new movie rental service (one of the worst-kept secrets of the web) is being held up by two or three Hollywood studios that have yet to ink a deal with the video giant. The ...

Live Streaming Video Is Growing By Leaps & Bounds

Live Streaming Video Is Growing By Leaps & Bounds

Online video is incredibly popular, and owes a good deal of that popularity to its on-demand nature---users can watch what they want, when they want. However, there's a growing market for the exact opposite type of video content: live streaming. Live streaming video is maturing ...

YouTube to Launch Major New Movies-On-Demand Service?

YouTube to Launch Major New Movies On Demand Service?

There are rumors swirling that YouTube is about to roll out a new movie streaming service sometime this week. Media outlets such as Engadget and PaidContent are quoting The Wrap, which claims to have insider sources---anonymous, of course---suggesting that the video giant has finally wrapped up ...

Billboards & Death Threats - The Strange Saga Of Rebecca Black Continues

Billboards & Death Threats   The Strange Saga Of Rebecca Black Continues

By now almost everyone has heard of Rebecca Black, even if they're not one of the 111 million who have seen her video, "Friday." Most people have already formed a fairly solid opinion of the girl and her music. And while we continue to struggle ...

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