Vidine is a new thumbnailed video management software made for all types of large video collections. Vidine automatically extract thumbnails from all your videos and store them in a searchable video catalog. The program lets you browse all your videos from one single placed. It presents videos as thumbnailed video walls giving an instant overview regardless of where the actual video file is stored. By clicking on a thumbnail you can start playing the video from the time of the thumbnail.
Panasonic has announced the immediate availability of the AW-UE70, the professional video industry’s first integrated 4K pan/tilt/zoom camera. The UE70 delivers 3840 x 2160 resolution images at 29.97p/25p via HDMI, and is also capable of 4K IP streaming and in-camera 4K recording. The camera has a suggested list price of $5,850.
X-Project Nomadic Cinema by XSories looks like a great little fun toy. It is a pocket-sized projector and media player. The kit, which includes the projector and five of XSories universal mounting products, allows users to take the silver screen with them anywhere.
VidMob today announced that the company will soon launch the first app marketplace for getting professionally edited videos made from the photos and videos on smartphone devices. The VidMob app works by allowing the user to easily send their videos and photos, in addition to external media from friends or cloud services like DropBox, to the company’s private cloud servers. The app then presents the user with a wide range of experienced video editors from around the world who have bid on editing the video for them
The new Matrox Endea™ (Encoder and Decoder Appliance) OEM reference platform greatly facilitates the development of purpose-built encoders, decoders, transcoders and video switchers dramatically reducing R&D investment for designers of H.264 encoding and decoding applications. The Endea platform makes it easier for our OEM partners to develop a vast array of products built on Matrox core technology for a wide variety of markets
ATTO will use a FastFrame 40GbE NIC in a Dell Precision™ T7910 workstation to stream uncompressed 4K footage from a Facilis Terrablock running DaVinci Resolve. When used in combination with ATTO’s FastFrame 10GbE offering, 40GbE NICs provide a comprehensive solution to integrate production workflow with a facility’s IT infrastructure
Mountable LED light - NEO™ includes several industry first features that set it apart from the field - Cinematographic Special FX, (or ‘CineSFX’™), providing creative visual lighting effects, for use on set or location (Strobe, Lightning, Fire, Cycle, Throb, Police & TV).
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.
Who are you gonna call ? Great funny internet video about bad infestations. What are you going to do when you have a houseful of unwelcome pests? From Nocturnal Emissions
This is great. Take Donald Trump's rambling on stage, and then add some new visuals and you get one great hilarious video. You got to see this...
Tennessee is a beautiful place to be a bigot. Checkout this pretty and funny parody commercial. Watch out, the gays may be watching....
New Internet Video and Video Production articles, reviews and columns
From Tech Co - ne, the Twitter-owned video platform, announced late last year that it was shutting down. The popularity of Vine skyrocketed back in 2013, thanks to the novelty of its short, looping videos that inspired creatives in comedy, art, sports, music and dance. But now with the end Vine, marketers are looking elsewhere to invest in video content. We asked nine entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) where they’re most excited to experiment with video marketing in the future after the fall of Vine. Check out their answers below and you’ll be just excited about the post-Vine era:
YouTube puts the power of live streaming in the hands of hundreds of thousands of talented creators, giving them a more intimate and spontaneous way to share their thoughts, lives, and creativity.
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.
The grandfather of the digital video space is still looking pretty youthful. Despite an increasingly competitive digital video space that is packed with new (and successful) properties, usage of YouTube remains strong and the unit continues to be an important part of parent company Alphabet's portfolio. - See more at: https://www.emarketer.com/Article/YouTube-Shows-Little-Sign-of-Old-Age/1015127?ecid=NL1001#sthash.dkG8jUxg.dpuf
Twitter to introduce Explore tab - moments, live video and trending topics. Twitter now makes it easier to see what’s happening - trends, Moments, search, and the best of live video, all within the new Explore tab.
Check out this great article from the LA Times re "amateur" internet videos. Especially those short, funny, weird videos of people falling down, crashing, getting hurt and doing all sorts of embarrassing things. Cat and baby videos. Do you have a video you shot and want to sell it? Check out this article and the various companies that buy and distribute these short funny fail videos.
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.