Category: Industry News

Red Giant Universe

Invitation to join Red Giant Universe

They’re spinning the announcement in a terrifically positive way (of course) but it seems as though plug-in software developer Red Giant has taken a leaf out of Adobe’s book and wants us all the start paying them on an ongoing basis. Their new offering, labelled...

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$$CASH$$ up for grabs from Vimeo

Video hosting platform Vimeo.com says it’s set aside a development pot of ten million US dollars to support projects hosted under their paid on-demand system. There’s a catch of course – creators must have raised over $10,000 on specific crowdfunding platforms or have been accepted to...

Rode Film Competition Prizes

Win BIG with Rode mics

How do you fancy grabbing a share of $70,000 USD worth of fabulous filming gear? Of course you do. Thanks then to Australia’s Rode Microphones who’ve launched a short film competition, promising exactly that. It’s labelled “My Rode Reel”, runs from March 1st this year...

YouTube

All change at YouTube

YouTube has a new boss; Susan Wojcicki was Google’s 16th employee and it was her garage that the company’s founders hired when they started up the search giant. With her previous role being in developing Google’s advertising business, shareholders and YouTube video creators alike will be...

YouTube

YouTube updates comments system

After much criticism of its recently-changed system of adding and managing comments on videos – not least the immensely irritating requirement for a Google+ account, and the mysterious way some comments were apparently un-deletable or un-approvable – YouTube has “fast tracked” (so they say) a...

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Player upgrade for Vimeo

Artsy video hosting site Vimeo – no keyboard cats here – has updated its playback software to favour the HTML5 standard alongside a host of other tweaks. The programmers are promising much faster initial buffering and playback; purchase of on-demand content from within the player;...

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BVE registration is underway

Visitor registration is now underway for the UK’s Broadcast Video Expo in London. The annual three-day event provides a selection of trade stands as well as the usual networking opportunities. There are usually a few free competitions and suchlike too so bring your business cards....

Rode at export awards 2013

Export award for microphone manufacturer

Microphone manufacturer Rode has topped off a busy 2013 by being awarded “Best Manufacturer” at the Australian Export Awards. The Sydney-based company was praised for “innovation in marketing strategy, the degree of export growth and the creation of competitive advantage”. Rode says that in the...