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

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


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


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


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


 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


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



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…


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 Its great for the kids…


 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


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. 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


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. – 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

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 (, 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,, 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 more


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