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Filmmaker Toolkit | Filmmakers, Film Industry, Film Festivals, Awards & Movie Reviews | Indiewire

Filmmaker Toolkit | Filmmakers, Film Industry, Film Festivals, Awards & Movie Reviews | Indiewire | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

Filmmaker round up to films, festivals, awards and tools.

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Filmmaker round up to films, festivals, awards and tools.

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Website Tips For Filmmakers & Entrepreneurs by Ben Pratt

CONNECT WITH BEN PRATT http://sharpradio.com/ http://www.facebook.com/sharpradio https://twitter.com/SharpRadio CONNECT WITH US http://www.FilmCourage.com ht...
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web strategy for filmmakers and entreprenuers who want to maximise their social media.

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Over the Top Video Revenue to Exceed $20 Billion by 2015

Over the Top Video Revenue to Exceed $20 Billion by 2015 | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

According to ABI Research, American companies like Netflix, Hulu, Apple and Amazon helped to drive the over-the-top (OTT) video entertainment market past $8 billion in 2012. 

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The three largest markets — North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific experienced year-over-year growth in excess of 50 percent in 2012.

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Using Vine Videos in Ecommerce Marketing

Using Vine Videos in Ecommerce Marketing | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
If you visit social networking sites, you've likely seen those 6-second videos that post in an endless loop, particularly popular on Twitter. What are they, how can you create them, and how are retailers using them to market their brands?
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Twitter is now continuing the "less is more" theme by introducing a video service called "Vine", which enables users to make 6 second videos, endlessly looped as a continual GIF image.

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20 FREE Online Stock Video Sites!

20 FREE Online Stock Video Sites! | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
Find high quality, FREE stock footage in our roundup of the best 20 free stock video websites. From nature B-roll to HD tech background graphics, these sites have a wide selection of clips... and they're all FREE!
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Great round up of free stock footage and video content for showreels, pilots and video mashups.

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Veronica Mars Kickstarter's Fastest $5m Crowdfunded film project, beats $2m target.

Veronica Mars Kickstarter's Fastest $5m Crowdfunded film project, beats $2m target. | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
The Veronica Mars Movie by Rob Thomas is the fastest crowd funded $5m Kickstarter beating its $2m target with 90,000 plus backers from 21 countries.
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The Veronica Mars Movie Project by Rob Thomas surpassed target funding of $2m dollars with six hours to spare,and raised over $5m in the process.

 

Raising such money maybe great but will the backers want their money back if the project fails to deliver investment promise of a great film?

 
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A great case study for SF Bay Area transmedia creatives!

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How To Make Money Selling DSLR Video & Photography Online

In this video Martin from Thursday films shows you how he makes money from selling video shot on the Canon 550D/T2i.

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This could be nice simple way to have an online business,
that can make you some money do what you love and gets
you paid. Whilst pursuing other avenues for work.

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57% Of Consumers Rely On Product Videos to help them purchase.

57% Of Consumers Rely On Product Videos - 03/28/2013
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If your brand doesn’t produce product videos, start now.

Consumers are watching them, viewing them, and making purchase decisions on e-commerce sites because of product videos.

 

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Chase Jarvis LIVE: Ryan Holiday - Trust Me, I'm Lying

Author Ryan Holiday joins Chase in The Garage to discuss his new book "Trust Me, I'm Lying". Follow Chase on twitter at https://twitter.com/chasejarvis Join ...
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How create and hijack the media with media with your message, dirty tricks, blackhat operative or prettty savvy media pimp. You decide?

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Anthony De Rosa: Why Newsrooms Should Poach Tech and Startup Talent

Anthony De Rosa is Reuters' Social Media Editor, where he's also a columnist and host at ReutersTV. We sat down with him to discuss where the tech and news.

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By choosing Craigslist, Groupon and Facebook as examples of places from which to steal employees, De Rosa makes a solid point: go where the success is, and learn from the people that have done smart things in the more turbulent and burgeoning media landscapes.

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Encoding Video for HTML5

Learn the technological fundamentals behind encoding both H.264 and WebM formats for playback with the HTML5 tag. Learn the basics of H.264 and WebM encoding...
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Jan Ozer gives an overview with regards to video specs for H.264 and WebM and HTML5 developments.

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"Enter the Age of Branded Content” by BCMA - MyMIP

"Enter the Age of Branded Content” by BCMA - MyMIP | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
"Enter the Age of Branded Content” by BCMA
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The Branded Content Marketing Association (BCMA) has explored for MIPTV-MIPCube the exact meaning of branded content and its numerous variants. This definition is put in practice through a series of best-in-class branded content initiatives developed by leading brands including MINI, Chipotle or Heineken.

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UK Film Forum May 1st 2013 - London - UK

UK Film Forum May 1st 2013 - London - UK | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

Northern Film & Media and movieScope in partnership with the BFI present: UK Film Forum Creating a thriving film industry, in the face of commerical, technological and consumer change.

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The UK Film Forum is a much needed event to bring together producers, financiers, distributors, exhibitors, policy makers and more to define a commercial strategy for the industry. Featuring an impressive speaker line-up from across the sector, the Forum will offer lively debate and business critical insights at a time when film as we know it is changing for good.” –Mike Gubbins, chair, Film Agency for Wales and chair of UK Film Forum.

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YouTube expands live streaming to all channels

YouTube expands live streaming to all channels | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
YouTube today announced it is expanding its live streaming service to all YouTube channels. The Google-owned company now only has two requirements: your account must be verified and ...
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Live streaming as standard on Google and Youtube, stream to your hearts content and audience attention span.

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Yahoo rolls out six original shows and new TV partnerships

Yahoo rolls out six original shows and new TV partnerships | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
Aiming to bring users more content, the company is launching Web shows, starring Ed Helms, John Stamos, and Cheryl Hines, and debuting programming from WWE, ABC News, CNBC, and Conde Nast. Read this article by Dara Kerr on CNET News.
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Working to fulfill Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's promise to make Yahoo a place where users will want to come every day, the company announced Monday that it will debut six new original Web shows in 2013.

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How Can Online Sellers Harness Vine?

How Can Online Sellers Harness Vine? | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
As you know if you read Mark O'Neill's piece about Vine , you know it's short video clips for people with short ...
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You might say it's the "Twitter of Video." Or, some people are calling it the "Instagram of Video." As Mark mentioned, even though these videos are short, they can be fun to watch and very addicitive. The question is, will sellers be able to use these quickie movies as a way to market their wares?
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YouTube Videos Help Merchants Get Seen on Google

YouTube Videos Help Merchants Get Seen on Google | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
Searchmetrics research shows YouTube videos can help merchants get seen on Google and have a very high click through rate.
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Content marketing is one of the ways an online seller can set themselves apart from competitors

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Vidfest UK 24-26th May 2013 - London - Comic Con

Vidfest UK 24-26th May 2013 - London - Comic Con | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

VIDFESTUK – The European event for fans of Online video.
WHERE TELEVISION MEETS THE INTERNET!

Do you Love online video, Creators, Viewers, Fans, Bloggers, Web Series of all kinds?

MCM Expo the UK’s BIGGEST Pop Culture events bring you ‘VidFestUK’, a celebration of all things video and Social.

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The ways that we are entertained and communicate have changed so much in recent years, helping to broaden the reach of Video and launching new internet stars. We have invited some of the main creators to be part of VidFestUK, they will premier new productions and videos, through to giving talks on animation and much more.

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DSLR & HD Camera HDMI Webstreaming with TeraDeK VidiU

The TeraDeK VidiU unit allows a camera be it dslr or hd with a HDMI output to stream live across the internet. With the options of using wifi, 3G/4G or ethernet.

 

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Missed NABshow will have a look at this from TeraDEK, affordable HDMI based webstreaming unit with wifi, 3G/4G and ethernet connectivity.For broadcasting or webcasting live events from any location to online.

 

Supports Ustream, Livestream as well as your IP account, complete with its own app allowing you to set up, preview and monitor your output giving you a viewer side look at the streamed content.

 

Enjoy the demonstration.

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Online Content Creators Have Larger Audiences Than Traditional Filmmakers by Daniel Sol

Daniel Sol explains why the web offers the best exposure for indie filmmakers.

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I agree the internet has allowed a wide and creatively expressive avenue for filmmakers and audiences alike to explore and enjoy.

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Create your own lighting diagrams with this nifty, free online tool - Imaging Resource

Create your own lighting diagrams with this nifty, free online tool - Imaging Resource | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

Here's a sweet little photography tool you should check out if you work with studio lighting. Called the Online Lighting Diagram Creator, it is just that, letting you create and save set-ups for future reference.

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Created by QH Photography, the tool lets you build and modify the illustrated diagrams using drop down menus. You can select from a host of lighting objects including various light sources and modifiers, and then drag these little icons into the diagram, rotate them, and change layers.

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5 Things to Know About the U.K. Press Regulation Compromise

5 Things to Know About the U.K. Press Regulation Compromise | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it

LONDON - After months of wrangling, Britain's political parties have reached a compromise that will establish a new press regulator based on suggestions of the Leveson Inquiry, which was launched in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal.

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Publishers, such as News Corp.'s News International, as well as the owners of the Telegraph and Daily Mail newspapers, have been opposed to statutory regulation, and it will be interesting to see if they interpret the final compromise as acceptable or not.

 

All parties have said that victims of press abuse will be big winners. Hacked Off, the non-profit supported by the likes of Hugh Grant, lauded the new royal charter.

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Jan Ozer - MPEG-DASH explained and HTML5 Video

Jan Ozer talks about emerging online video standards such as MPEG-DASH and HTML5 video, authentication, DRM
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Online video, streaming and video compression codecs explained and discussed.

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Should Filmmakers Learn to Code? | Filmmaker Magazine

Should Filmmakers Learn to Code? | Filmmaker Magazine | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
“Do filmmakers need to learn to code?” The inspiration for this blog series came from this question. Software is part of our everyday life; in some
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Not only do we learn how people work with technologists but that, in some cases, technical expertise is not even necessary. Our initial question about programming emerged into a larger dialogue about the nature of digital storytelling.

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Changing Media Summit | Media Network | The Guardian

Changing Media Summit | Media Network | The Guardian | DSLR video and Photography | Scoop.it
Latest news and comment on Changing Media Summit from guardian.co.uk
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Founders, presidents, CEOs, CTOs and CMOs from the world's biggest companies - see who you can expect to meet at this year's Changing Media Summit

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