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Global Online Video Association Formed, for the Betterment of Online Video

Global Online Video Association Formed, for the Betterment of Online Video

A group of YouTube MCNs and other digital video companies have got together and founded GOVA - the Global Online Video Association. Its goals include working to set industry standards, support those with investments in original digital content and work toward better monetization and wider utilization of that content for advertising and marketing.

Netflix Loses A Chunk of Content As Studios Switch Alliances

Netflix Loses A Chunk of Content As Studios Switch Alliances

Netflix just lost Warner Bros., MGM, and Universal from its streaming archive, as those studios have now decided to move to Warner Archive Instant. The move illustrates the difficulty a rental service has (not to mention the difficulties consumers have) when it comes to all the different choices created by exclusivity.

Simultaneous Second Screen Experience Needs to be Open and Standardized

Simultaneous Second Screen Experience Needs to be Open and Standardized

A couple things have come across my desk this week pertaining to almost the same thing. So I let them percolate in my brain for a bit until I was ready to tell you about it. Essentially, it's sending content to a TV and a ...

Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Winter's Coming Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Winters Coming Edition

So, winter's coming. It might not feel like it just yet...but it is. We had all best be prepared to face it head on. Actually, that reminds me I need to catch up on Game of Thrones again before Season 3 begins in March. Anyway, ...

Blip Studios & The Movement Towards Original Video Content Programming: Interview with Steve Woolf

Blip Studios & The Movement Towards Original Video Content Programming: Interview with Steve Woolf

Back in June, Blip.tv launched Blip Studios, getting into the original video content game and positioning themselves to work with brands, talent, and independent producers, where before, they only served as a video hosting and destination site.  With the new launch, they promoted VP of ...

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.

Maker Studios Gets Hilariously Political on YouTube With 'Caffeinated' Web Series

Maker Studios Gets Hilariously Political on YouTube With Caffeinated Web Series

It's 2012.  It's an election year.  And you're about to hear a whole bunch of nonsense from the candidates, their followers, and people claiming to be experts in the effort to get their guy into the White House.  But just because all of these political ...

A Look at the Rise of Online Video Studios & Who's Leading: Machinima, Maker Studios, FullScreen and BigFrame

A Look at the Rise of Online Video Studios & Whos Leading: Machinima, Maker Studios, FullScreen and BigFrame

Several years ago an independent YouTube creator wasn’t just an actor or actress – they actually wrote their own show, owned their own production studio, managed a mini-cable network and oversaw their content’s promotion and distribution. As the online-video leader, YouTube provided a platform to ...

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