SPROCKIT and NAB Show today announced the first 10 start-ups selected to participate in SPROCKIT’s 2017 program. Up to 30 emerging companies will be selected by industry leaders to participate based on their potential to offer real solutions to challenges in today’s evolving market.
HERE'S WHAT YOU CAN DO TO ELIMINATE THE ENDLESS BUFFERING YOU EXPERIENCE WHEN YOU STREAM MOVIES OR TV. - from Rotten Tomatoes. It’s the one thing potentially bottlenecking your whole experience, and it’s probably one of the most boring things you can talk about that is absolutely necessary to get right: your modem.
No more light stands- put your lights on a flying drone, and move them by remote control. Very, very cool. Light & Motion Goes Airborne with NEW Stella 5000d Drone LED Light
AccuWeather's Future Radar provides the most accurate, localized updates on the movement and path of storms in a highly engaging visual map view. iOS app users can now quickly and easily access detailed precipitation radar in the future to help them plan ahead and stay safe.
The FLY-X3-PLUS is one of the smoothest and best performing handheld gimbals on the market and turns your mobile phone or GoPro camera into a powerful image capture tool, shooting fluid professional video and eliminating shaky camera moves. Another product from the FLY-X3 family is the new FLY-X3-GO that offers creative mounting and smooth operation for your GoPro. It provides better control and stability for those unique shots that set it apart from other competitors. The FLY-X3-GO can also be mounted on a monopod, boom pole or roll bar mount.
The new JVC GY-HM200SP 4KCAM camcorder produces a real-time score overlay on recorded or streamed video output without requiring the use of an external CG and production switcher. Very cool
According to sandvine, over 70% of all North American internet traffic is being taken up by streaming audio and video. And as you can guess, most of that is probably video. And a lot of that is being delivered by services such as Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu. See the press release below for more details.
Meeting the parents can get pretty daunting when you're dating Ivanka Trump. Jordan Peele's Horror film "Get Out" meets the only thing that could make meeting the parents even scarier, President Donald Trump.
J Views' "Don't Pull Away" is remarkably seductive. That's no wonder: Mike Milosh, who's astonishing voice was at the heart of the sensual band Rhye, contributes both that and songwriting, alongside Gotye and J.Views. It's easy to understand why this billowing, floating piece has drawn over five million listens on Spotify...
Deseoutshy ElHadid - Medical Rep, longboarder, and escape artist. Deseoutshy lives amongst the hustle and bustle of Egypt's Alexandria. A trained veterinarian, he makes his coin as a medical rep, all the while day dreaming about escaping to the desert roads with his longboard.
It was tough, but after a lot of debate and countless hours of screen time, we've chosen our overall winner of the first Everyday Humans Short Film Competition. Not only is it a beautifully shot, engaging story, but the entire production was completed by a one man creative force - Istvan Lettang. Good on ya, Istvan!
This film is like a warm hug with its focus on LOVE - something that we all know and share. Love has no boundaries, love has no prejudices, love has no labels. This simple message relates to all of us and has been grasped like a banner to wave in the face of bias and judgment. 'Love has no Labels' is a progressive campaign that embodies diversity & inclusion and ultimately challenges us to challenge ourselves
Years after their 'City Slickers' narrative was retired, Westworld hosts Mitch (Billy Crystal) & Phil (Daniel Stern) are still happily driving cattle, however Mitch has started to malfunction and it's up to Stubbs (Luke Hemsworth) to analyze why he has gone off his loop.
This is wonderful. Heart breaking. Beautiful. 5:44 in length. Only part was shown during the Superbowl game because Fox Channel thought it was to controversial. The full, uncut 84 Lumber Super Bowl promotional film. See a mother and daughter’s symbolic migrant journey towards becoming legal American citizens. Contains content deemed too controversial for the original ad and banned from broadcast.
“We speak Dutch. It’s the best language in Europe. We’ve got all the best words.” Dutch TV is warmly welcoming President Donald Trump into the White House. Sort of. To that end, it’s created a spoof English-language tourism ad that promotes its nation (it has “the best tax evasion system God ever created,” by the way) using Trump’s own speaking style.
"Environmental conservation must be the essence of our spiritual practice." ~His Holiness the 17th Karmapa. From Ladakh to Bhutan, Buddhist nuns and monks from 60 centers in the Himalayan region work on environmental projection. From cleaning up rivers, to installing solar panels, the nuns and monks approach the environment with a sense of compassion, recognizing the interdependence and inter-connectivity of all things. "...Compassion is a combination of the feeling and the action." ~Khenpo Drugyal, Tilokpur Nunnery Teacher.
Hong Kong was recently graced by the presence of a fake U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Witnesses were delighted to see the two controversial world leaders strolling around the city, posing for the cameras and even playfully making kissy faces for the crowd. While looking very convincing, the two impersonators were in town to shoot a music video of a Lunar New Year song on Wednesday, Reuters reported.
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In addition to being excellent camera platforms, small consumer drones can also be used to carry small, high powered, battery powered lights. These can open up a wide range of cool applications for photographers, film makers, videographers as well as creative artists.
NAB Beauty Ecosystem Consensus Takes Center Stage to Ensure Great Video Everywhere, NAB shows better looking video for everyone
By using the Padcaster, you can connect a variety of accessories to your iPad and even lock it down onto a tripod or other types of camera support systems. You can attach a microphone or pole, wireless mike transceiver, lights, video monitor, etc.
11 Tips for Developing a Compelling Interactive Video; Adults in the U.S. were projected to spend an average of five hours and 31 minutes watching video each day in 2015 up from 21 minutes in 2011, according to research by eMarketer. Furthermore, in a report from ZenithOptimedia, ad dollars are flowing to online video with spend increasing from an 8.8 percent share of online spend in 2012 to 12.8 percent share in 2017, an eighth of all internet adspend. With video consumption on the rise, wouldn’t you want to make sure you are getting it right?
Video has long been acknowledged as an incredibly powerful and persuasive communication medium, and when combined with customer testimonials, video can provide visual cues that support the message and drive the sale. Most brand decision-makers understand the potential of customer reviews on video, but many aren’t sure how to put a program together to capture real customers on film. Here are five tips that can help:
2016 NAB Show® Conferences: April 16 – 21, 2016 Exhibits: April 18 – 21 Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA The media and entertainment industry has become unleashed. Dynamic innovations and cutting-edge technologies are shattering the boundaries of content and opening up limitless opportunities. With 103,000+ Attendees from 160+ countries and 1,700+ Exhibitors, NAB Show® is the ultimate marketplace to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new devices in new ways. THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING.
At NAB it was obvious that the content galaxy is exploding with star wars battles everywhere on who will take control and win out every segment of the media & entertainment industry. It's traditional over cable, it's OTT, it's mobile, it's aerial, it's social media, it's Hollywood, it's indie filmmakers, it's kids in school, it's all of the above. Even Lucas or astrophysicist Stephen Hawkin couldn't imagine how the world would be taken over by video content. It will be interesting to see how the battles unfold as the universe expands.