• Member Project: Penny *Shortlisted OVAs 2014* - Romance
  • Member Project: Low Life *Winner OVAs 2014* - Comedy
  • Member Project: Rites of Passage *WINNER OVAs 2014* - Drama
  • Member Project: Australian Encounters *WINNER OVAs 2014* - Animation
  • Member Project: Double Happy vs The Infinite Sadness *Shortlisted OVAs 2014* - Animation
  • Member Project: The Golden Age of Piracy *SHORTLISTED OVAs 2014* - Documentary
ScreenPro comment: Funny videos on the internet come from a plethora of sources, from established internet studios to TV networks to independent comedians. But how do comedy production studios fund their internet comedy videos? There’s no simple answer. In fact, one of the first answers I heard was “Our funding comes from everywhere.”
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ScreenPro comment: How do you use a branding watermark with InVideo programming on your YouTube videos? How do you properly brand your YouTube channel icon? How to brand your YouTube channel using your channel art?
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ScreenPro comment: The hugely popular series of fantasy novels will serve as the source material for five short films that will be led by female directors and distributed exclusively through Facebook.
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ScreenPro comment: Data influences every stage of production. In the pre-production stage, we’re very conscious of existing conversations on the Internet, about topics or identities or certain styles that appear to be resonating with people.
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ScreenPro comment: Reps from YouTube, the ABC, the Seven Network, Matchbox Pictures, Princess Pictures and FremantleMedia Australia will address the opportunities for financing and producing online content at a conference in Melbourne next month.
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ScreenPro comment: YouTube getting into long-form content?
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ScreenPro comment: While revenue on YouTube can be great for individual creators, the potential upside and speed at which they’re able to move changes drastically when accountability becomes a larger issue. As content on the platform evolves from vlogs to productions growing bigger and more elaborate, closer to traditional TV shows of Films (at times), it only makes sense that they’d be accountable to those same fees and regulations as their traditional video counterparts.
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ScreenPro comment: Disney is betting that Maker Studios will be the Marvel of tomorrow
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ScreenPro comment: Facebook‘s plan to compete with YouTube‘s world-beating video sharing platform is no secret. Recently, the top social media site updated its video player by adding in two new features (a view counter and a “related videos” function), both of which can be found on YouTube. The message was clear: By offering a more YouTube-like experience, Facebook hopes to take on Google’s industry leader.
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ScreenPro comment: First of all, Minecraft is much more than just a game. You ought to think of it more as a platform.
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ScreenPro comment: NORAD is one of the many projects Amazon’s currently working on, including Promised Land, Point of Honor, Mad Dogs, and Down Dog (the Studios recently cast Lyndsy Fonseca in one of the lead roles for the yoga studio-based comedy).
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ScreenPro comment: “In the film industry we have always focused on the B2B angle to get our films financed, but social media and crowd-funding allows a new paradigm shift. We can focus on business to consumers instead. The music industry adapted to this shift a long time ago and now the time is ripe for the film industry,” said Mai in a statement.
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ScreenPro comment: Perhaps the biggest misconception in the entertainment industry is that people buy content, when in fact, we buy experiences. We buy context. The real value of content is not so much a function of the product itself, but what it means to us, and how it mirrors the self back and makes our own lives seem infused with meaning.
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ScreenPro comment: New research from Spotify shows that music piracy via BitTorrent dropped 20% in Australia during the first year the streaming platform was operational. The drop was mostly driven by casual file-sharers, and the number of hard-core pirates remains stable.
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ScreenPro comment: So far, however, most fan funding channels have yet to see massive adoption from the users, in part because they’re still getting the word out that the option is available.
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