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Machinima ( /məˈʃiːnɨmə/ or /məˈʃɪnɨmə/) is the use of real-time 3D computer graphics rendering engines to create a cinematic production. Most often, video games are used to generate the computer animation. Machinima-based artists, sometimes called machinimists or machinimators, are often fan laborers, by virtue of their re-use of copyrighted materials (see below).
The practice of using graphics engines from video games arose from the animated software introductions of the ...

The Day In Online Video News And Views 18th November 2013

The Day In Online Video News And Views 18th November 2013

YouTube went down for a bit but it’s OK now. The NFL and MLB are gunning for Aereo, programmatic buying is the new deal for video advertising and Slingbox owners get a Roku bolt on. All this and more from ReelSEO’s daily news round up.

The Day In Online Video News and Views: November 4th 2013

The Day In Online Video News and Views: November 4th 2013

YouTube’s live streamed Music Awards Show was either a great success or a damp squib, depending on whether you bought into Spike Jonze’s vision. It certainly generated a lot of headlines for the site today. This, and other news from the day in online video.

The Day In Online Video News and Views: November 1st 2013

The Day In Online Video News and Views: November 1st 2013

Machinima are looking for a new CEO to guide them out of the financial woes they are currently experiencing, Vevo roll out a new site design and Kayne and Kim are going after Chad Hurley for posting that proposal video. These and other stories from the day in online video.

19 Things You May Have Missed In Online Video This Week

19 Things You May Have Missed In Online Video This Week

A busy week as usual in online video as Vimeo, Hulu and Vine appoint bug hitters to further develop their video features, Netflix looks towards cable set top integration, Machinima is on its way to the Xbox One and internet connected video devices take over the world.

17 Things You May Have Missed In Online Video This Week

17 Things You May Have Missed In Online Video This Week

It’s been another crazy busy week in online video with an Emmy win for Netflix, YouTube offering copyright free music and upgrading the terrible comments system and Machinima releasing all 10 episodes of ‘Mortal Kombat: Legacy’ in one go.

August 2013 Online Video Rankings: 47 Billion Videos Watched In U.S.

August 2013 Online Video Rankings: 47 Billion Videos Watched In U.S.

ComScore’s Online Video Rankings are out for August 2013 and there’s very little change from last month with the big players such as YouTube, Vevo, AOL and Fullscreen all holding on to their top positions.

The Week In Video: Google Glass For Dogs And Netflix Emmys

The Week In Video: Google Glass For Dogs And Netflix Emmys

Always wanted to know how Netflix recommends just the right film or TV show for you? Or how Google Glass technology is being developed to help working dogs? Well read on because it’s the week in video from ReelSEO.

What Is PewDiePie? It Will Be the Top Channel on YouTube in Months

What Is PewDiePie?  It Will Be the Top Channel on YouTube in Months

PewDiePie will be the #1 channel on YouTube in a few months. What is the secret of his success? It’s pretty much coming out with lots of content that is innately popular on YouTube, way more than anybody in the current top 5 currently produces.

The Current Top 10 Most Subscribed Channels on YouTube

The Current Top 10 Most Subscribed Channels on YouTube

As of May 2013, here are the top subscribed channels on YouTube. After SMOSH has broken a number of records and will likely be the first channel to hit 10 million subscribers soon, a look at the other channels and what they do seemed to be in order.

Machinima Spreads to the UK

Machinima Spreads to the UK

Machinima already reaches practically everyone in the world with their American-based channel. But creating content that is more local is a great idea, that’s why Machinima has expanded to the UK with their own channel. And the UK is not the only place Machinima will likely land.

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