Analysis: Vidcon's Jim Louderback on choosing Platforms

Vidcon's Jim Louderback on choosing Platforms

  • Posted on: 11/Aug/17
  • by Simon Britton

There's a wealth of stuff in VIDCON Melbourne's industry track, put together by Jim Louderback. For this chat, we focus on the evolving mutliplatform universe.

About the author

  • Simon Britton

    Simon Britton

    Simon is publisher of Australia’s leading online screen content ebulletin ScreenPro (

    He is founder of the Australian Online Video Awards, launched in 2014. That same year, Simon achieved YouTube Certification to deliver training on Audience Development.

    He is a Board Member of Open Channel and has worked for the AFTRS Centre for Screen Business, focusing on emerging business models for online screen content. In addition to these roles, Simon has consulted to or written papers for the South Australian Film Corporation, Screen Australia, Film Victoria, and The Australian Film TV and Radio School.

    Organisations that Simon has conducted workshops for include SPA, The Media Resource Centre, Open Channel, RMIT, Monash University, UCLA, AFTRS and the St Kilda Film Festival. Topics presented include crowd funding and online distribution.

    Simon consults on film projects and is currently working with a range of content creators to develop strategies for online delivery of their work.

    In a previous life, he worked as a radio producer and presenter for the ABC, writer for The Age and a music co-ordinator for feature films.