Category: Industry News

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YouTube launches “creator academy”

YouTube is tweeting to promote a forthcoming online series of tutorials, activities and assessments which, it says, will help video producers boost their channel’s profile and subscriber numbers. The idea is that over the course of a fortnight (June 3 to 16th, 2013), six lessons...

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YouTube launches paid channels

As predicted by the Financial Times and reported here on Tubeshooter on May 6th, YouTube has now officially launched a subscription-based service for viewers. Beginning with what it calls “a small group of partners … with subscription fees starting at $0.99 per month”, each channel will...

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Sony Corp posts profit

Sony Corporation has announced profits of £280 million for the year to the end of March 2013, compared to a loss of around ten times that amount (£2.9billion) in the prior twelve months. The “Imaging Products & Solutions” division, which includes consumer and broadcast video...

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Video awards for Canon & Sony

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) has given Canon a handful of awards, including one for “best video DSLR” for its EOS-1D C camera. Sony too, was credited, with “Best Videocamera”, for the NEX-VG900″ The TIPA panel comprises 28 editors from photography and imaging magazines...

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Adobe Unveils “Creative Cloud” future

Adobe Inc has announced a dramatic revision to the way it sells its products. From June this year, all their software including popular video editing suite Premiere as well as After Effects and other programs, will be available only as what the company is terming...

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YouTube plots monthly subscription plan

Given the extraordinary number of videos streamed every day – heck, every minute – from YouTube, it’s no wonder that the company is always on the lookout for new ways to generate revenue from that content. Now, according to the Financial Times, the video website...

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New look for Vimeo Mobile

Vimeo has announced a redesign of its site for mobile devices (not an app – the mobile version of its website). In a blog post, they say “Every update has been made to bring more of the Vimeo you love to your phone in a...