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A studio is an artist’s or worker’s workroom, or the catchall term for an artist and his or her employees who work within that studio. This can be for the purpose of architecture, painting, pottery (ceramics), sculpture, scrapbooking, photography, graphic design, filmmaking, animation, radio or television production broadcasting or the making of music. The term is also used for the workroom of dancers, often specified to dance studio.
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Top 5 Branded Video Campaigns Q1 2014

Top 5 Branded Video Campaigns Q1 2014

Who scored the top spot in the quarter with a single video in the campaign? What brand had two of the top five campaigns and what do half of these videos actually have to do with the brands they represent? Clearly, that is becoming more and more of a moot point as they rack up millions and millions of views each quarter. So what is the “it” that they all have in common? Check out Visible Measure’s top 5 branded campaigns of 2014′s first quarter.

AOL Partners with Miramax on Free Movie Streaming

AOL Partners with Miramax on Free Movie Streaming

Miramax is sorting out a deal with AOL to run ad-supported full-length films on the latter’s On network. This is the first foray into long-form for AOL, so many eyes will be watching, from both a technical aspect (can they pull it off) and from a consumer aspect (I can watch Pulp Fiction without a subscription?). It also could become the case study on how to fully monetize a massive movie library since Miramax already has multiple SVOD deals.

Capture Your Best PS4 Gaming Moments Via HDMI Soon!

Capture Your Best PS4 Gaming Moments Via HDMI Soon!

Sony is tearing down, or more accurately, building a gate in the walled garden that is the Playstation 4 HDMI stream. They announced recently that a couple updates would allow for video capture via the HDMI signal in the near future. Plus, some better collaboration with Twitch and Ustream. Are they getting soft on video copyright protection? Ha! Don’t make me laugh…this IS Sony after all.

New Tokyo YouTube Space Looks Pretty Baller

New Tokyo YouTube Space Looks Pretty Baller

YouTube keeps opening Spaces in the biggest cities in the world. The latest lucky participant is Tokyo, the largest metropolitan city in the world, where lucky creators can now visit and shoot professional-quality videos and collaborate with their peers.

The SNL Team Breaks New Ground with Above Average YouTube Channel

The SNL Team Breaks New Ground with Above Average YouTube Channel

I've been thinking about up and coming multi-series channels that haven't made it yet on ComScore's top 10 YouTube list.  Here's one to keep an eye on. Released in August of 2012, the Above Average Network has already released 137 videos in just a five-month …

YouTube Networks Get Their First Tabloid Story & It’s Getting Ugly – Ray William Johnson vs. Maker Studios

YouTube Networks Get Their First Tabloid Story & Its Getting Ugly   Ray William Johnson vs. Maker Studios

In October, Ray William Johnson left Maker Studios and tried to announce this in one of his videos in as nice a way as possible.  Unfortunately, there's no right way to say "Maker Studios and I are not together anymore," without people wondering, "What happened?" …

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Final Cut Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Final Cut Edition

This week I've got to get the final cut of the pilot episode over to the contest people. But, as always, I've been keeping an eye on the industry to see how things are going and this week there's some interesting stuff from the likes …

YouTube Opens Production Studio Space in Los Angeles for Creators

YouTube Opens Production Studio Space in Los Angeles for Creators

Back in July, YouTube opened up a creator space in London.  What the space offers is a place where creators can collaborate with other partners, learn new things, have access to high-quality equipment and studios.  Today, they are announcing a new space in Los Angeles, …

Time Warner Says Streaming Video Services are Stabilizing Their Industry

Time Warner Says Streaming Video Services are Stabilizing Their Industry

Time Warner has been one of the more forward-thinking companies in the cable TV space as far as I'm concerned, at least when talking about streaming video. Now, in a recent financial meeting, the CEO, Jeff Bewkes, seems to have completely embraced streaming video.

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – The 128,000 Foot Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   The 128,000 Foot Edition

Over the weekend some teams won, some teams lost, some teams finally lived to my expectations. However, that's all sports and we have to get on to talking about the online video news. A big thing this week is Providence Equity Partners selling their 10% …

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