Archive for November, 2007

Camcorder Shopping – Internet Video Magazine – Best Holiday Camcorder Gift

November 22, 2007

 

Solving the 2007 Holiday Camcorder Shopping Crisis

Buying a Camcorder for this year’s Holiday Shopping Season is the most confusing ever

There are a plethora of differing technologies to pick from as well as a bewildering assortment of features and capabilities that need to be examined. It is not easy. Here is a guide to what you need to know in order to buy the right kind of camcorder for you and your family

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Best Internet Videos of the Week

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How to Make Movies and Internet Videos with Your Camcorder – Tips, Deals, What to Buy this Holiday Season

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Best Video Web Sites of the Week

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Old Photos and Slides:  The Fun of Going Digital Transferring old photos and slides to a digital format brings numerous benefits, not to mention the space savings. 

Say goodbye to all the old photo shoeboxes and slide carousels in your basement or garage!  New digital services allow your precious images to be converted to DVDs, online sharing, and other fun digital media.   This untraps your photos and allows them to be shared and enjoyed with your family and friends, whether they’re in Boston or Boise.

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The Plug-In PavilionThe editor’s tools: 3D compositing, titling, FX creation, lighting, color-correction and more with  BorisFX, Graffiti 5.1, Red 4, and Boris Blue 2.

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Guide to the Best Holiday Gifts  For Family and Prosumer Video Makers

 

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Best Internet Videos – Funny Internet Video – Thanksgiving Internet Videos

November 21, 2007

  THIS WEEK – THANKSGIVING FUNNY VIDEOS

You put WHAT in the dryer??How do you prepare your Thanksgiving Turkey? Here is a suggestion from Jenni.  You PUT WHAT IN THE DRYER?


Cranberries - Thanksgiving - JibJab Sendables - Thanksgiving eCardWe always think of the travails that turkeys must go through on Thanksgiving. But what about our little buddies the cranberries?

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How to Make Movies and Internet Videos with Your Camcorder


Using Accessories to Improve the Audio from Built-in Camcorder Mics How to achieve professional sound with consumer camcorders. Make your movies sound good…


Colon - Thanksgiving - JibJab Sendables - Thanksgiving eCardWe often sit around after the Thanksgiving dinner, patting our full bellys and letting our belts out. But what about the other organs in our bodies? Don’t you think they have a story as well? Check out this lament from your colon – from JibJab

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ARTICLE ARCHIVE – the best Internet Video Magazine articles from the last EIGHT years 

 

 

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Martha Stewart Cooks a Turkey
Nobody knows turkey like Martha Stewart, that’s LiquidAnimation  hired her to tell you all about it.

 

 

 

 

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Old Nation

Do you need a good laugh – check out this great little parody of the Kid Nation reality show – Five old people fight for their lives in the middle of nowhere. This is Old Nation

 

 

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Old Photos and Slides:  The Fun of Going Digital Transferring old photos and slides to a digital format brings numerous benefits, not to mention the space savings. 

Say goodbye to all the old photo shoeboxes and slide carousels in your basement or garage!  New digital services allow your precious images to be converted to DVDs, online sharing, and other fun digital media.   This untraps your photos and allows them to be shared and enjoyed with your family and friends, whether they’re in Boston or Boise.

 

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FOX News Porn – Cable TV’s Fox News is a lot more than just endless car chases, white women in peril, and right wing ranting. It is full of sex and hot bodies. Check it out here.   ================================

Do you like dirty films – trashy, filthy – Movies that wouldn’t want your kids to see? Check out the winner of the World’s Dirtiest Film Contest.

Chick Fight – Hot girl on girl action + tasty desserts – OK, its just a contest put on by Axe but the films are quite well made and very, very funny.

Axe teamed up with David Spade to create The World’s Dirtiest Film. This mash-up combined pro footage with the best of the videos submitted for the contest. “Now it has all come together in a film so dirty, you’ll beg for a shower.”

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Have you been watching MySpaceTV’s new online series Quarterlife? It just got picked up by NBC. If so, you’ll love this parody

Quarterlife Parody Video

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Quarterlife– it is finally online; the long waited 36 webisode web serial about twenty and thirty somethings lost in the world of internet commerce, blogging and ever so complicated relationships. This is very well written, performed and produced. Here are the first two episodes which set up the show.

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Best Internet Videos – Internet Video Tutorial = Guide to Internet Video

November 10, 2007

The Internet Video Magazine Guide to the Best Internet Videos – Internet Video Tutorial – Internet Video News
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The Teenagers Guide to Making Movies for the Net

 How can you help your teens safely make great videos for the Internet?  

Many of us have teenagers who want to use our camcorders and our editing gear and computers to make movies. Of course, there are many teens that already have their own cameras and editing gear, and just need a little guidance regarding how to best utilize these resources. more

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How We Met

With music by Son of Dave, this is the story of a stickman and stickwoman drawn on bodies falling in love.

This is a brilliant and very unique piece of animated film making. How We met. Check it out. Not only is it very, very cool from a technical perspective, it is also a lot of fun. And when you are done watching, visit their site to see how they actually made it

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Green Screen Tutorial – all about how to set up and use green screen for fun and dramatic video effects. Put your subject on the moon, in Paris or anywhere you can imagine. more

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Would you go out with iJustine? Dating an Internet celebrity can be quite challenging and full of drama, especially if its a live webcast and even worse, if you are a bit too geeky. Check this out

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Web 2.0 and Home Video – Home Movies – The term “Web 2.0” has been discussed and analyzed on the blogosphere for several years, although many consumers have probably never heard of the term.   Web 2.0, however, is extremely relevant to home movies for the reason that, as the Internet and social networking become more powerful and interactive, it becomes easier and easier for the so-called Baby Boomer generation to use them.  And these Boomers are the ones who have closets and basements full of home movie reels, tapes, slides and photos that are degrading.  more

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Anniversary PresentLove is tough – and sometimes you just give too much. And then it all gets a bit confused. Check this out – Anniversary Present from Atom Films and Human Scale Productions.  

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Help Sony Music create a new music video for Tori Amos – Tori Amos Bouncing Off Clouds Green Screen Video Contest

The winning video will premiere on Tori’s official website www.toriamos.com and the Grand Prize winner plus a friend will be flown to a show on Tori’s US tour!   more

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This is hilarious and will scramble your brains with laughter.When a carton of eggs is taken out of the fridge, they soon learn that life is not all it’s cracked up to be.

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Consumer Video Editing Software Reviews:

CyberLink PowerDirector

Ulead VideoStudio

Pinnacle Studio 11

Roxio Easy Media Creator

Adobe Premiere Elements

Muvee AutoProducer

Adobe Premiere Elements 6 and Adobe Photoshop 4 Bundle

Special Deals and Rebates on Consumer and Prosumer Camcorders

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  • Hey kids, want to look like a hot rock star? How to: Make a Gwen Stefani Look
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    Wrap Around with Dave and Tom Part 2 Comedy Documentary

    This is a hilariously wonderful spoof of BBC and Discovery Channel documentaries with hot girls and Richard Lagina (david beeler) and scientist Dr. George Flightus (tom konkle) finally reveal the mysterious, unseen comedy comedy of a troupe known only as, McFwap. McFwap stars Stephanie Stearns Gino C. Vianelli Michael Neil and dave and Tom.  http://www.daveandtom.com/blog

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    Special deals and Rebates on Pro and Broadcast Video Cameras, Camcorders and Video Production Hardware and Software

    FREE Adobe CS3  Instructional Videos, Books and Tutorials – Learn About PhotoShop, Adobe CS3, Premiere Pro, Illustrator CS3, Flash CS3, Film Editing, Adobe Media Player, etc

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    Are you a fan of Star Wars and the various characters? Have you ever wondered what Darth and the bad boys have to go through to get a date? Check out this flick – Darth Vader in Love – Part 2 Nothing like a nice Star War’s interrogation and torture session to fan the flames of romance

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    Oprah and YouTube: Made For Each Other
    by Gavin O’Malley
    When Oprah speaks, people listen. YouTube’s partners have included MySpace and both of the nation’s leading political parties. Now the omnipresent video-sharing site has reached a deal with Harpo Productions to distribute the Oprah channel online. –
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    Free video-editing suites

    This is from CNET – There are lots of options regarding video-editing software. If you have some money to burn, you have a lot of choices, such as Final Cut, Premiere, and others. But what if you have no money? We have some solutions for you, too. Get the scoop on free video-editing software in Peter Butler’s post to the Daily Download blog. Best free video-editing apps.

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    Here is the amazing original dove evolution video

     

     

     

     If you like the real Dove videos, you’ll love this Dove Evolution Parody – Slob Evolution

     

     

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    Industry NEWS and Press Releases

    Internet Video & Broadcast Industry Events

    Best Internet Videos – Internet Video News, Articles and Reviews

    November 2, 2007

    Internet Video Articles, Trends and Reviews

    “Portrait & Candid Photography” is the perfect companion book if you just got a good digital camera or are giving one as a gift. Easy to follow, with lots of pictures and recommendations, this workshop book will help anyone improve heir basic photography skills. Strongly recommended. more

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    How to preview HDV in Realtime – Many video producers are switching from SD to HDV and are finding out that their current systems are unable to preview out to an external monitor. There are several hardware solutions on the market that can make an HDV workflow run as smooth as your existing SD system. This article explores the various options for creating a real-time preview out on either a Mac or PC with either a PCI Express or external solution. more

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    The History of Home Movies – The Evolution of User-Generated Content from the 1890s – 2007 In the 100+ years or so that home movies have been around, we have seen them evolve from use by only the extremely wealthy to anyone with a digital camera or mobile device.  If we look at the major milestones in film and video development over the years, it’s easy to see how we got to where we are today.   The next 100 years should be equally fascinating!  more

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     Get a Great Deal on Camcorders and Electronics from B&H Photo Video

     These offers and special prices don’t last long. Usually the best price on the net

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    Yoursports Launches YourSports.com for Amateur Athletes and Sporting Enthusiasts –

    YourSports announced the launch of its amateur sports media platform – yoursports.com – featuring internet TV and web applications dedicated to evolving the way amateur sports are viewed, shared and connected. Built by athletes for athletes, YourSports recognizes the 93 million amateur sports participants (athletes, families and fans) that play for the love of the game. YourSports features the first user-generated nationally broadcasted highlight show along with Facebook Platform applications each designed to recognize and connect athletes and fans on both the national and local levels. more

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    Consumer Video Editing Software Reviews:

    CyberLink PowerDirector

    Ulead VideoStudio

    Pinnacle Studio 11

    Roxio Easy Media Creator

    Adobe Premiere Elements

    Muvee AutoProducer

    Adobe Premiere Elements 6 and Adobe Photoshop 4 Bundle

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    Check out the latest video from Dove – this anti-advertising, anti- plastic surgery, and anti beauty propaganda flick is great. Dove Onslaught – Share it with your daughters before it is too late. Also check out the other Dove Self esteem videos Here is the amazing original dove evolution video

     

    Go weird with music

     

    Screaming_danceScreaming dance – we have no idea of what this is all about but it is quite weird and strange and just perfect for those who to dance to electronica on Halloween. I guess it may be art…..

    Sexy Alien Cartoon BandThis is a brilliant piece of animation and music. Sexy Alien Cartoon Band = supposedly a parody of the overly sexual nature of most music videos,  it is extremely well done. Luv it….

     

     

    So what do you think is causing Global Warming? Check out this cool funny animation from the Friends of The Earth     http://www.foe.co.uk for info. One of the entries for their green film competition.  Polar Bears

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    This is hilarious and will scramble your brains with laughter. When a carton of eggs is taken out of the fridge, they soon learn that life is not all it’s cracked up to be.

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    Best of the Onion

    FOLSOM DAMPreemptive Memorial Honors Future Victims Of Imminent Dam Disaster

    Officials in California dedicated the Folsom Dam Memorial, which will honor the nearby residents that will die when the faulty dam fails.

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    Check Out the new Paris Hilton Video!  Repo! The Genetic Opera! is a rock musical movie. Believe it or not, this is for real

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    Best Internet Videos of the Week

    Best Video Web Sites of the Week

    Best Internet Music Videos

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    Special deals and Rebates on Pro and Broadcast Video Cameras, Camcorders and Video Production Hardware and Software

    FREE Adobe CS3  Instructional Videos, Books and Tutorials – Learn About PhotoShop, Adobe CS3, Premiere Pro, Illustrator CS3, Flash CS3, Film Editing, Adobe Media Player, etc

    Click Here for News and Press Releases – Product Launches

    Check out the Equipment Review Center for reviews, tests, product descriptions, etc.

    Here are the New and Cool Products  You Just Got To Have

    For the best new books and how to manuals, visit Book Reviews

    Learn How to Promote Your Business and Promote Your Videos – How to Do It – all about PR and web marketing

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