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Tubefilter and the Streamys

Aanarav Sareen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Aanarav Sareen

On April 11th 2010, a large group of web video producers were invited to attend the second annual Streamy Awards in Los Angeles. An event that re...

Exclusive: Online Video News Consumption Doubles in 12 Months, comScore...The AP Nearing Half a Billion Views on YouTube

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

The consumption of online video news and information clips has doubled over the past 12 months, to 565 million video views in May, up from 277 mil...

Writers Guild Explores Rules for Uncharted Online Video World (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Writers Guild of America, the big trade union representing film and television writers, is developing rules around writing or...

Live From 30 Rock, It's Beet.TV (6/22 @4-6 p.m. EDT)

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Plesser

Beet_tv on Broadcast Live Free It's the Beet.TV Online Video Roundtable, a high-level exploration of online video and the strategies a...

What's Next for Online Video?

Aanarav Sareen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Aanarav Sareen

Online video has changed drastically over the past few years. Just a decade ago, companies were using postage-sized videos on the web. Today, that has changed.

An Eating Club for the Brave: The Gastronauts

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

I hope you find, like I did, that their mission goes so much further than finding weird stuff for you to eat, it's about enjoying the flavor of cultures, meeting new friends, and honoring animals from nose to tail.

Volcanic Ash Crisis to Drive Video Teleconference Use (Video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Whether the travel crisis eases quickly or not, we expect that the volcano disaster will motivate businesses and institutions to establish viable video conferencing strategies.

Exclusive Video: YouTube Seeks to Close Lag Time with New Online Editing Tool

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

SAN BRUNO, Calif  -- Late yesterday, YouTube launched an ambitious new product to allow users to edited uploaded videos in a range of file fo...

Ameeda Chowdhury: The Newest Sensation in Social Media

2morrowknight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As we close out another year, it's natural to wonder what innovations people will talk about in the coming year. One name buzzing in circles is Ameeda Chowdhury, the visionary CEO of Snazl.

Anyone Can Be a Producer: Part 1

Abe Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Schwartz

You can shoot top-quality HD video on a DSLR camera. What does this mean for people looking to make careers out of producing video content?

The Computer That Ate the TV and Made Me $900 Richer

Elizabeth Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Elizabeth Rogers

ABC, NBC, MTV, VH1, and Bravo are among the many networks that offer free on-demand online viewing of their respective lineups. Missed the last episode of The Office? Catch it on the

Video: Beats YouTube in Time Per Viewer by 2-1 Margin, Nielsen

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

According to a report just out from Nielsen on video views for April, visitors to, the live web video site, had an average of nearly 170 minutes watched per month per user, versus just 95 minutes for YouTube watchers.

RIP Online Video; Long Live Video -- 5 Predictions for the Next 5 Years

Hunter Walk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Hunter Walk

Online video's days as a standalone concept are numbered. It's an endangered species. Why? Because in the future all video will be online.

SXSW YouTube Expanding Partner Program for Musicians (Video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

YouTube is making a big push to pull musicians to YouTube, to build audiences and monetize their videos.

Is YouTube the Successor to Television -- Or to LIFE Magazine?

Dan Schiller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Schiller

YouTube's content may render it less like commercial TV than like a prior icon of our common culture, Life Magazine -- which failed as a weekly late in 1972.

Most Publishers Missing Potential of Online Video Audience (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - While big newspapers and broadcasters have made substantial investments in online video creation and distribution, most have limited their r...

Q&A: Award-Winning Documentarian Ondi Timoner Rocks With We Live In Public

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

Tonight, director Ondi Timoner takes her mission to self-distribute her provocative feature doc We Live In Public -- winner of 2009's Sundance Grand Jury Prize -- across the country.

Top CBS Exec Wary of iPad's Video Content Distribution Costs

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

SAN FRANCISCO -- While the iPad is elegant, distributing a new type of video file along with formats for other emerging platforms such as HTML5, i...

Video: Yahoo to Expand Original Video Production and Content Acquisition

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Yahoo has abandoned the quest for the big, broad hit, and is instead focused on reaching particular audiences within news, TV, finance and other areas.

Free Press Can't Have It Both Ways

Michael Turk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Turk

Free Press paints a dire picture of a world where TV Everywhere thwarts competition from online video by denying online services access to their content. They argue that CTS providers are trying to keep their content all locked up, and not giving the likes of Hulu access.

Video: Beet.TV Links up With NBC on Content Deal...and Owen Thomas Is my Editor!

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

I'm pleased to announce that Beet.TV has a syndication agreement with NBC Local Media to provide our videos to NBCBayArea for its growing technology coverage.

Can Hulu rescue TV (For Nothing)?

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

It's not especially difficult to take $3 billion worth of product and give it away successfully online to the delight of millions of users. The question is how to make money from that give-away.

Wall Street Journal Expanding Live Web Video News Programming

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

Executive online editor for the Wall Street Journal Alan Murray sees high value in the immediacy of news video on the Web.

Media Drops the F-Bomb Into Its Headlines

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

By the looks of it, the "F-Bomb" has been lurking for some time now, but it took the Slate incident on SNL to help propel it further. Call me old-fashioned, but what ever happened to the old, reliable, and charged F-Word?

Video: Online Video Set to Explode, Intel Exec Tells the BBC

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Online video will comprise 90 percent of the world's Internet traffic by 2013, Intel's Justin Rattner tells the BBC.