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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

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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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    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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    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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    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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