Anthropomedia

We all create for one another. And our creations assume a life of their own.

SAG and Internet Video

November 27th, 2006
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In the past, one of the hallmarks of professionally produced material has been the participation of Screen Actor’s Guild (SAG) members. So what’s SAG doing about made for Internet DV? I posed that question to myself today, and decided to ring SAG in Hollywood. After negotiating the voice menu system and a pleasant operator, I […]

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Professional v. Consumer

November 24th, 2006
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There’s this distinction between consumer generated versus professionally developed content, which has particular meaning in the Web video world. People go to Revver, YouTube and Google Video for consumer stuff; they visit Comedy Central, iFilm, and AtomFilms for professional content. Certainly, the consumer sites now contain a lot of professional stuff, both licensed and illicit. […]

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CBSTube

November 22nd, 2006
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CBS is stoked about YouTube, at least according to this Techcrunch postExcerpt: “CBS content has been viewed 29.2 million times since October 18, which is an average of 857,000 views per day.” Moreover, there’s a clear correlation between YouTube views and Nielsen TV ratings. CBS execs can talk about building bridges, but what does all […]

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iPod redux: content is crown prince

November 21st, 2006
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I suppose I said I’d talk more about video on the iPod and provide my thoughts on the matter. Of course, I wrote that yesterday, and by now the Video iPod is so passe. 🙂 To delve into the lack of uptake for video on the iPod I think you need to start with a […]

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iPod Vid

November 20th, 2006
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My wife bought me a video iPod this past summer for my birthday. I immediately felt it was way too cool for me; in fact, I felt like a blind man being given a Ferrari. Since then, I’ve gotten past my feelings of inadequacy, at least as far as the iPod is concerned. I’ve imported […]

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Kicking things off

November 17th, 2006
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Two years ago I felt the buzz of the new media revolution. It clattered around the back-channels of the Web, and spoke of the founding of a new company, YouTube, and bandied about terms and phrases like “unlimited bandwidth” and “user-created content.” I watched as Apple added video to the iPod, Adobe bought Flash and […]

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