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Sundance Resort is a ski resort located 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Provo, Utah, spanning over 5,000 acres (2,000 ha) on the slopes of Mount Timpanogos in Utah’s Wasatch Range. Snow skiing began on the site in 1944. Actor Robert Redford acquired the area in 1969, and established a year-round resort which would later spawn the independent Sundance Film Festival and the non-profit Sundance Institute.
Sundance Resort is heavily oriented towards advanced skiing; only three of the ...

The Day In Online Video News And Views 17th January 2014

The Day In Online Video News And Views 17th January 2014

The Bear and the Hare, a viral video about an alarm clock, unsurprisingly sends alarm clock sales soaring, and you can now drive around wearing Google Glass to your heart's content without getting arrested. Yet. More on these and other stories of the day in online video from ReelSEO.

The Week In Video: Funding, Streaming And Pushing Girls Off Cliffs

The Week In Video: Funding, Streaming And Pushing Girls Off Cliffs

There's been a lot of news about this week and we catch up with some of the stories that we didn't cover in depth. We love the look of the new Roku 3 and it's on our shopping list for next month. We also catch up on the fascinating story of steaming media which is a big grown up 8 years old this year.

Art & Context - Reflections on the YouTube Sundance Channel

Art & Context   Reflections on the YouTube Sundance Channel

In his 2008 Pullitzer Prize-winning article, Washington Post columnist Gene Weingarten posed the question of whether people would still react as if they were hearing something magnificent if world-famous violinist Josh Bell were dressed as a street musician and played at a D.C. Metro Station. (Short ...

Film Festivals Finally Go Digital: Tribeca to Show Films Online

Film Festivals Finally Go Digital: Tribeca to Show Films Online

The Tribeca Film Festival is getting in on the online video act and will be offering a small slate of films online this year.  Earlier this year, we saw the Sundance Film Festival begin a program where any movie that had ever been accepted to Sundance ...

The Piracy Police Get Caught With Their Pants Down

The Piracy Police Get Caught With Their Pants Down

The RIAA and MPAA have been complaining about piracy of music and movies for years. They've sued individual users for exorbitant amounts of money and were a huge part of the driving force of SOPA & PIPA (some would say they were the only driving ...

Lost Sundance Films Find A Home In Online Video

Lost Sundance Films Find A Home In Online Video

Fantastic news for films that played at the Sundance Film Festival and never got a distribution deal.  The Sundance Institute, in an arrangement with New Video, will make those lost films available for streaming online to all the big streaming players.  YouTube, Amazon, iTunes, Hulu, ...

YouTube Documentary Life In A Day On YouTube For Free

YouTube Documentary Life In A Day On YouTube For Free

I've written quite a lot about Life In A Day over the course of the past year. If you're somehow not familiar with it by name, Life In A Day is the documentary shot by YouTube users, directed and edited by Kevin MacDonald, and produced ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Google Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Google Edition

Another week has flown by and, as usual, there was too much online video news to keep up with it all. Thankfully for you, we have created this weekly online video news round up, which collects the very best news stories, opinions, and tips from ...

The YouTube Movie That Could: Life In A Day Drawing Rave Reviews

The YouTube Movie That Could: Life In A Day Drawing Rave Reviews

It's hard to believe that Life In A Day began its existence over a year ago. It was June 24, 2010, and tens of thousands of YouTubers accepted Ridley Scott and director Kevin MacDonald's challenge to film their everyday routines. Over the next few months, ...

Life In A Day Tapping Audience To Help With Film Promotion

Life In A Day Tapping Audience To Help With Film Promotion

Life In A Day, the documentary from Kevin Macdonald, Ridley Scott, and thousands of amateur filmmakers--otherwise known as "the YouTube movie"--is coming to a movie theater near you this summer. Before that time, though, the producers are asking the YouTube crowd for help one more ...

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