Archive for December, 2007

Best Internet Videos – Best Internet Videos of 2007

December 29, 2007

Here are the top ten Internet Videos of 2007 from AtomFilms – they release a new video nearly every day on AtomFilms – Enjoy the very best of the best from this year…

Here is the Top Ten Pick for Best Viral Videos of 2007 – from AOL Video

Time Magazine’s- Top Ten Viral Videos of the Year – the mainstream press picks out their favorites – do you agree?

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Nominate your top ten and we will print your list – make sure you send links as well

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Top Viral Videos of 2007 – “Leave Britney Alone!” and other most-searched web videos.


Christmas Collabed OutTis the season for Christmas Collaboration videos. Here are some of the out takes of ones you might have seen. And some you may never…



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Jibjab Year in Review

The year wouldn’t be complete without a JibJab 2007 Year in Review. And what 2007 Year in Review would be complete without Britney Spears, Alberto Gonzalez, Michael Vick and the almighty iPhone? This funny animation has them all, and so much more!

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Internet Video Magazine – New Videos – Hanakuh video, Christmas video, Santa Video

December 7, 2007

The North Pole is Melting– This is a great little eco-friendly jingle and animation  by Santa’s on thin ice because of global warming. So let’s all sing along!  More at toccionline.com

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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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Winter Holiday Videos – Christmas, Hanakuh, Kwanza, whatever… The Internet Video Magazine Collection

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Hanukkah – “Chocolate Coins” Are you busy celebrating Hanakah? You got to see this

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 If you liked that, check out this funny little parody music video. “‘Crank That Kosha Boy. Oye, this is funny. If you liked these videos, you can see more Eric Schwartz Home Boy videos

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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, your business and your family

 

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No Country For Grumpy Old Men

It’s kind of like “No Country For Old Men“, but with a lot more snow-related slapstick and fishing pranks. And it’s a hell of a lot more terrifying…

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Holiday Rumble

This is funny little holiday animation staring Santa Claus – directed by Kartik Mohan

Santa puts the squeeze on other holiday trinkets.


If you celebrate Chanukah but are not sure what it is all about – check out this cool little one minute video:

‘Twas the Night Before Chanukah – from Aish.com     

http://www.aish.com/movies/TwasChanukahNight.asp. Its great for the kids…

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 Get GREAT special offers and DEALS on Camcorders and Electronics from B&H Photo Video – you should check these out as they don’t last long

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This week’s best sites include:

 

 Jumungo is an artist showcase geared towards the promotion of talented filmmakers, musicians, actors or other performers. Jumungo is a free site to post, in almost any video format, your independent film, short, animation, trailer, music video, audition, live footage, compilation or any talent or performance. Jumungo was created mainly to help any artist gain exposure of their talents and ultimately getting people noticed for furthering their success. Any content posted on Jumungo can be viewed by the public, rated and critiqued, or even downloaded if allowed by author


You can get cooking with Broadband Gourmet Network’s ‘Le Gourmet TV’.

Instructional and how to videos cover a variety of subjects- wine, beer, cheese, bbq, cooking, and field to table. In the coming months programming on coffee, tea, and whisky will be rolled out as well.

Cooking programs are hosted by pro chefs as well as seasoned amateurs.  The video clips  run between 4-7 minutes in length, and will be shown as standalone webisodes and multi-clip story arcs.

The website is free – no sign-up is required, you just enter the site and start watching.  more


 

 Check out this great online travel site – with lots of wonderful videos spotlighting cultures, people and destinations throughout the world. Compulsivetraveler.tv is created by the people responsible for “The Compulsive Traveler” series running successfully on CBS since 2002.  reaching a peak rating of 4.5 on one of our adventure shows. They created this website so that the compulsive travelers of the world can get together, upload our short films and share our stories.

Macumba CeremonyMacumba Ceremony – an ancient religion brought from Africa, is preserved by modern day practitioners in Brazil

 

Bahia's Olodum DrumsBahia’s Olodum Drums

Olodum drum band help young people find a purpose in spite of poverty and crime

 

CT goes to MichoacanCT goes to Michoacan

Stretching from the highlands of Central Mexico to the Pacific Coast Michoacan is  a State that hosts great colonial cities, craft traditions dating back 2500 years and spectacular natural events

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2007 NEWS  –     MORE 2007 Press Releases and News

 

New Video Game Pits Presidential Candidates in DC Style Smackdown DC Smackdown is full of backstabbing, low blows and lying politicians. And it’s got the real candidates handlers playing hardball.

DCSmackdown.com – December 6, 2007

( PRNewsChannel ) / Orlando, Fla. – Forget Iowa and New Hampshire. The most exciting presidential election battleground may be unfolding on a computer near you.

DC Smackdown is a new computer game  created by former Disney animator Dave Holbrook.  “It’s only been a week since it debuted, and the response has been phenomenal,” says Holbrook. Response has come from computer game enthusiasts and from presidential candidate representatives.  

“They’ve called wondering how their candidate is being portrayed,” says Holbrook.  “So I tell them.  Sometimes they like it–sometimes not.  But I hope they appreciate it’s all in good fun.” In DC Smackdown , political candidates, pundits, media figures and celebrities are characters.  The object is to use humorous attacks to defeat political rivals.  more

 


 

Adobe Delivers Flash Player 9 with H.264 Video Support –

HD Quality Web Video and Audio Now Available With Adobe Flash Player Update

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Dec. 4, 2007 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the immediate availability of Adobe® Flash® Player 9 Update 3 software, previously code named Moviestar. Adobe Flash Player 9 now includes H.264 standard video support, the same standard deployed in Blu-Ray® and HD-DVD® high definition video players, and High Efficiency AAC (HE-AAC) audio capabilities. The latest update also features hardware accelerated, multi-core enhanced, full-screen video playback for high-resolution viewing across major operating systems and browsers. The combination of Adobe Flash Player 9 and Adobe Flash Media Server 3 (also announced today) enables the delivery of HD quality video to the broadest online audience. Adobe Flash Player 9 Update 3 is available immediately at http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer.

H.264 support is an encoding option in Adobe Premiere® Pro and Adobe After Effects® software and is now integrated across the Adobe Flash family of products. more


 

The ‘Broadband Gourmet Network’ announces ‘Le Gourmet TV’.

Dec 5, 2007

Le Gourmet TV is a video based website, (Internet Television Channel); providing programming 24 hours a day 7 days a week, about gourmet food and beverage. Videos are arranged in several ‘streams’: wine, beer, cheese, bbq, cooking, and field to table. In the coming months programming on coffee, tea, and whisky will be rolled out as well.

Cooking programs will be hosted by pro chefs as well as seasoned amateurs with a story to tell. We will interview the makers of fine wine, beer, and cheese. Butchers, and bakers will also be featured as we try to cover all aspects of gourmet and fine food . The video clips will run between 4-7 minutes in length, and will be shown as standalone webisodes and multi-clip story arcs.

The website will be free – no sign-up will be required, you just enter the site and start watching. In front of some videos will run a 15 second ad, much like on television, and of course banner advertising will also be there as well. more


Adobe Debuts Flash Media Server 3 Product Line

Secure, HD Video Streaming Delivered to a Broader Audience

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Dec. 4, 2007 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the Adobe® Flash® Media Server 3 family of products, which offers streaming media and real-time communication capabilities to the broadest possible audience. With industry standard H.264 video capabilities and High Efficiency AAC (HE-AAC) audio support, Adobe Flash Media Server 3 provides content owners with increased protection for streaming high quality video and allows for the delivery of interactive media applications that work consistently across multiple browsers and operating systems. more


 

NewBlueFX Releases Sony Vegas Special Effects Collection to Breathe New Life Into Videos – NewBlueFX Vegas special effects plugins let video editors add transitions and effects for total creative control over multimedia needs.

La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) November 16, 2007 — NewBlue Inc., creators of innovative audio, video and multimedia technologies, today announced the release of new and updated NewBlueFX plugin collections for the Sony Vegas software family. The new plugins are comprised of three brand new collections as well as four version 2.0 upgrade collections.

Newly released NewBlue collections include 3D Explosions, 3D Transformations and Film Effects. The NewBlue v2.0 upgrades include additions to Art Effects, Art Blends, Motion Effects and Motion Blends. All effects are based on powerful technology within an intuitive interface that is easy to use. New collection prices start from only $119.95 each, with upgrade effects starting from only $49.95 each. Both video and audio effects are offered with bundle purchase options. more


 

Blastwave FX Releases Spoilers  – a New Movie Trailer Sound FX Collection –

Detroit, MI – December 3, 2007: Blastwave FX (www.blastwavefx.com), announces the release of a new sound effects library called Spoilers. Specifically designed with movie trailers and commercials in mind, Spoilers is the ultimate high definition collection of commercial beds for the editor that wants to put a powerful kick to their final cut. This collection has 300 stereo movie trailers and compositions with matching 5.1 surround files, plus 200 high impact stereo imaging elements, totaling over 3 hours of unique commercial ready sound effects on 4 DVDs. more


 

Rattlebox, www.rattlebox.com, is officially launching its edgy, alternative videogram site. Rattlebox Introduces e-Cards – Free Video e-Cards Are Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Encountered Online


Rattlebox, provider of edgy, alternative video e-cards, announces the launch of its new service providing extraordinary, professionally produced video e-cards that are fully customizable for any occasion or sentiment. The extensive collection of rattlebox cards is available at www.rattlebox.com more

Best Internet Video – How to make Internet Video – Video Production tips for professionals, indie movie makers and enthusiasts

December 2, 2007

Lighting for Interviews Do you know how to light an interview properly for video?


 A Look at 3:2 Pulldown 24 frame production in a 30-frame world. All about Drop frame versus Non-Drop Frame

 


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.


Sony Vegas Movie Studio+DVD 8, released almost stealthily in early/mid 2007, continues to focus on easy creation of movies and slideshows, especially to share online, plus on DVD with the included DVD Architect Studio software  The higher-end Platinum Edition adds expanded HD video support (HDV, Sony AVCHD), surround-sound audio mixing, and professional video effects. more

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


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, your business and your family

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Best Videos

Are you getting ready to celebrate the holidays by eating too much? Check out these how to be healthy videos from VideoJug.com:

1. How To Do a Pilates Abdominal Workout

 

2. How To Do a Home Practice Yoga Workout

3. How To Deskercise

 

4. How To Do an In-Flight Fitness Workout

 

5. How To Reward Yourself With Some Good Old-Fashioned Gluttony

 

Each of the above listed clips features a high definition video, a list of materials and ingredients that will be needed, a step-by-step breakdown of instructions, links for additional information and feedback from other users.   

 

VideoJug is also encouraging its visitors to upload their own videos sharing shopping secrets, holiday survival tips, and other general useful advice via www.videojug.com/upload/start.

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Comedian Lauren Weedman (AKA Lauren Butterfield) shows us her version of “the basics” when it comes to sexual positions. This episode is one from her new series “Our Bodies, Myself” on SheDidWhat.tv. It’s instructional, it’s warped, it’s a must see. Its goofy….


 

If you like Paris Hilton, you’ll love this mash-up of hot Paris clips – it’s a Christmas in Paris? 

More Paris Videos

Paris Hilton: It Came With No Talent Paris Hilton in “It Came With No Talent” and “Tom Cruise: The Wolf-boy!” in this 1950s b-movie trailer. 

 

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Measuring Up
Every husband wants to know: “How do I measure up to the other guys? Warning – adult language and concepts


While you are at Atom Films, you might as well check out their collection of the 5 Best Make-Out Scenes on the Web


Are you into dirt bikes and motocross? Check out this  inside look at the “Life of a Privateer”

Billy Arnone AKA Willis has been riding dirt bikes for 22 years. Tag along as he and the rest of the MX Mafia riders gives you an inside look at the life of a professional motocross rider.

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No Country For Grumpy Old Men

It’s kind of like “No Country For Old Men“, but with a lot more snow-related slapstick and fishing pranks. And it’s a hell of a lot more terrifying…


Chad Vader Hits On Obama Girl –  Chad Vader chats up Obama Girl and answers the questions you’ve been dying to ask yourself, but you haven’t had the time.

Wonderful performance in a supporting role. A too-hot-for-TV scene from VH1’s Totally Awesome. It is a Totally Awesome Orgasm. This is why it is called acting.