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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Legends of Atoll - Web Series Teaser Trailer (37 sec)

Legends of Atoll is a fantasy-comedy from the minds of the geek/gamer/fanboys at Throw The Gauntlet Productions. The series follows the follies and triumphs of a ragtag trio of adventurers who must become somewhat reluctant heroes after they accidentally unleash "The destroyer of mountains" ...er...mountain... on the land of Atoll.

This trailer has a link to the first episode.

Season one is a six episode season... two episodes are up and episode three is scheduled for release 05/30/2011 evening.

Cyphers NEW Pilot Episode

CYPHERS is a web series that reveals the danger that lies just beneath the surface of an average New Mexican town, where serenity and blissful innocence mask a sinister reality. Based on true life controversial corporate stories, CYPHERS reveals a diverse group of conflicted, predominately female characters. All the characters are drawn together by a series of inexplicable phenomena, and must struggle to decipher and expose a dark corporate conspiracy that reaches far beyond their town. The one certainty is that their lives will never be the same again.

Spellfury Season 2 Episode 1


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Director totally sketch

and thank you to all the amazing people that showed up to my moms house on a freezing saturday night to help make this video possible. I owe you all lots of sexual favors and candy. -shane

TotallySketch: The Awkward Family Meeting

Let’s Talk About These ‘Trending’ Web Shows (It’s Getting Out of Hand)

Is that really what we’ve become in the online video world, a vapid me-too recycling of web show concepts that are so bad my faith in the medium is in question?

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Al Jazeera: Listening Post - Al Jazeera and the Arab awakening

Wadah Khanfar, Al Jazeera's director general, talks to Listening Post about the network's coverage of the Arab revolutions.

Awkward Embraces Episode 205-208

Escape to the Movies: The Hangover 2

UK Hulu-Wannabe SeeSaw Shutting Down

Unlike Hulu in the U.S., SeeSaw struggled to compete with online services launched by its own content partners.

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Youtube Trends: Weezer - Paranoid Android

Weezer, covering "Paranoid Android" by Radiohead

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Aidan 5 (Sci Fi Drama) - Episode 8: Down The Rabbit Hole (PART 1)

Facing a possible ambush, Aidan risks everything to uncover information about his family's disappearance.

Olga Kay: PLAY WITH ME: Portal 2 - The Cold Boot

Je voudrais être Star ep 5-7

Episode 5/7 - CONNARD, CONNARD, CONNARD - Je... by etrestar

Episode 6/7 - Je voudrais être star - Please... by etrestar

Episode 7/7 - PARLER D'AMOUR - Je voudrais être... by etrestar

FunnyOrDie: Future First Lady Callista Gingrich


The Philip DeFranco Show: Westboro Pickets Joplin??!

DoctorHolocaust: Con G 2010 "Villainy 101"

Friday, May 27, 2011

Those Video Guys Ep. 25 Web TV Review Show

Those Video Guys Ep 25

In this episode CSI star Gary Dourdan records an exclusive video about what his favorite Youtube video is right now plus the Guys review web series Homeschooled and Curtain Call and the comedy post-apocalypse sketches of The Last Mans on Earth. Plus our regular Top 5 Viral Video Chart returns.

CLevverTV: Candice Accola 'The Vampire Diaries' Interview

Talking Who Ep. 6 - The Doctor Who Web Talk Show


More DOCTOR WHO chat and reviews with Sean and Elisar as they look at The Rebel Flesh by Matthew Graham, Revenge of the Cybermen and Silver Nemesis. Plus they discuss the newly released Torchwood Miracle Day trailer.

Extra Credits: NOT a Security Episode

Now that the whole PSN mess is (mostly) wrapped up, we discuss the changing relationship between corporation and consumer, and the trust that relationship is going to require.
See our Extra Credits Innovation Awards Show at Login 2011 here!
Be sure to join Extra Credits Facebook Fan Page here.
Follow them on Twitter @extracreditz
Like the outro music? Download the entire Xenogears remix album "Humans + Gears" for free here!

Elevator - Team Robert the Werewolf


Robert's werewolf secret is discovered by an obsessed Twihard. Robert's shirt may not survive.

Guest starring Craig Frank, Shanrah Wakefield, and Annemarie Pazmino!

Written and directed by Woody Tondorf

Man vs Wild - Game Room

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Woody and Youtube NextUp winner Jimmy Wong face an awkward situation playing the new "Man vs. Wild" game.


The Man vs Wild game is available for the XBox 360 Kinect, Playstation 3, and Nintendo Wii

Jimmy Wong - http://youtube.com/Jimmy
Woody Tondorf - http://twitter.com/WoodyTondorf
Ben Blair - http://twitter.com/dubblebee

Written by: Woody Tondorf - http://twitter.com/WoodyTondorf
Directed by: Derek Housman - http://twitter.com/DerekHousman

Created by:
Bernie Su - http://youtube.com/BernieSu
Woody Tondorf - http://twitter.com/WoodyTondorf
Derek Housman - http://youtube.com/DerekHousman

Tights and Fights: Ashes "The Transmigration of Evil Trojan Borscht"

Episode 99 of Tights and Fights: Ashes - Featuring Evil Trojan Borscht!

After the events of previous episode... Evil Trojan Borscht just completely loses his beets, man.

Tights and Fights: Ashes is a super hero comedy web series and Transmedia experience. With 180 video diary episodes, it tells an epic story about good and evil from a very intimate viewpoint.

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001 The Bitcoin Show

IFC's "Rhett & Link: Commercial Kings" Premieres Friday, June 24 at 10:00PM ET/PT

Rhett & Link: Commercial Kings chronicles the quest of life-long best friends Rhett McLaughlin & Link Neal as they travel the country making epic local commercials ......

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Source @chrismccaleb on Twitter

ClevverTV: Selena Gomez Promotes MuchMusic Video Awards Co-Hosting Gig

Justin Bieber "Someday" Fragrance Commercial Behind the Scenes

Rocketboom: Nyan Nyan

Have you seen Pop-Tart Cat? Ever wonder where that song came from? WONDER NO MORE! Molly is here with the low-down.

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Annoying Orange: Flower Power!

Me Singing "Edge Of Glory" by Lady Gaga

Metacafe Teams with Strike.TV to Launch "MetaVote" Contest

"The MetaVote contest is a way for top creative talent to get exposure among and feedback...

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Source: AnthonyDeLosa on Twitter.

Is The Confession a Breakout Hit?

Fansites are hard to find, or even much in the way of chatter on message boards or on Twitter.

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Source: AnthonyDeLosa on Twitter

AlloyTV: Victoria Justice's My Best Friend's Brother Video Shoot - Behind-The-Scenes

Official Angry Birds Walkthrough The Big Setup 11-12


Je voudrais être Star ep 1-4

Episode 1/7 - Je voudrais être Star - Roberdam -... by etrestar

Episode 2/7 - Je voudrais être Star -... by etrestar

Episode 3/7 - Je voudrais être Star - Je ne... by etrestar

Episode 4/7 - Je voudrais être Star - Elle... by etrestar

Independent video journalist, Dave Ridley arrested for walking backwards slowly.

Independent video journalist, Dave Ridley was arrested yesterday for walking backwards slowly while covering the visit of Vice President Biden to Nashua, New Hampshire. Ridley had been asked to leave which he complied with by walking backwards to his car. While complying with the "order" he was arrested as shown in the video.

While in Jail Ridley asked for his cell phone and proceeded to upload the following video to Qik.com.


Thursday, May 26, 2011

L.A. Noire - Sexy Nerd Girl 54

500 hits in one day: Great success yesterday for The First Episode release of The Wankers

This show is growing fast. Its going to become a cult series.

DeVanity Episode Five

Big in Canada: Canucks Anthem

***** 05/25/2011 Thanks for the overwhelming response! Thank you for the support! We're really surprised by the amount of people tweeting and posting! Share and Like Go Canucks Go!!! *****

Come sing along the song Philbert Simon made for the Canucks!

Let this be our Stanley Cup Finals Anthem!

Please support it by sharing and liking!

Please Support the Philbertsimon Channel and the Big2Films Channel by pressing Like & subscribing!


(Music is from Bruno Mars' The Lazy Song)
Lyrics Written & Directed: Philbert Simon
Co-Written by: Zabrina de Torres
Produced by: Big 2 Films
Choreography by: Jordan Santos
Green Men: Ariel Gabriel, Jordan Greschner, Justin Henry, Jordan Santos
Crazy Fans: Arnel Gabriel, Mario Regalado
Special thanks to Andrew Umali

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Blacklists, ahoy! PROTECT IP Act sails on to Senate floor

The bill builds on last year's proposed COICA legislation, which would have given the government power to go to court and get a website's domain name blocked from American DNS servers.

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Source: @LanceWeiler on Twitter

BlackBoxTVExtras: BlackBoxTV Loves Sarah Jane

I Love Sarah Jane

Short film written by Spencer Susser & David Michôd. Directed by Spencer Susser.

Cast: Brad Ashby, Mia Wasikowska, Vladimir Matrovic, Beau South, Peter Yacoub, Richard Mueck, Anton Enus.

Ah, young love. The air seems clearer. The sun seems brighter. There's a spring in the step. Too bad about the zombie apocalypse.

January 2008

Unlocking the Future at the New York Public Library

Find the Future is a game developed by Jane Mcgonigal and her husband Kiyash Monsef along with Natron Baxter Applied Gaming and Playmatics, on behalf of the New York Public Library.

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AlloyTV: The Click Clique - Vote for Your Favorite Host!

Vote now for your favorite host!


Summer's here! Everyone's excited -- except for hardcore TV addicts like us! Pretty Little Liars, Glee, Vampire Diaries -- all our fave shows are on hiatus until September and we're pretty sure we might die of withdrawal. But to keep you (and us!) entertained all summer long, we're coming out with our very own web series called The Click Clique, where we'll be commenting on top celeb and pop culture that's on the news and Twitter every week.

Right now, we need your help! We received too many awesome submissions from potential hosts, so we're handing over the decision-making to you! Vote now for who you'd like to see hosting The Click Clique! Voting ends May 31, and the winner will be announced on June 1. Rock the vote!

Liked this video? VOTE NOW!

Matrimonious: Checkers

Matrimonious: Checkers from Dan Aho on Vimeo.

New SPELLFURY Intro - Thoughts??

Web Series Today: Blogger Issue

If anyone was having a problem with their browser crashing it was caused by setting Web Series Today to contain too many posts on the front page. We sometimes have to adjust this based on the number of posts in the day and an error in the adjusted setting caused the problem. Hopefully it did not cause too much inconvenience.


The Vacationeers Need YOUR help making their next movie!

Comedy group The Vacationeers is looking for money for their next film. Watch this video to see how YOU can help out!!

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Note to Advertisers: TV Viewers Aren’t Actually Watching

More than 60 percent of all viewers watching TV spent time distracted by data applications on mobile devices, while 33 percent watched TV with their laptops open.

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ClevverTV: Lady Gaga Signing $10 Million Google Deal

Scotty McCreery Wins American Idol Season 10!

FunnyOrDie: Kobe Byrant's Post Game Meltdown

Digitas NewFront 2011

Digitas' NewFront 2011: Beet.TV Interview with Digitas' Atit Shah

Digitas NewFront 2011: Beet.TV Interview with YouTube's Dana Vetter on Live Programming

Digitas NewFront 2011: Beet.TV Interview with CBS Interactive's Jim Lanzone

The Dead Must Die: Episode 4 - Pillow Talk

The Dead Must Die: Episode 4 - Pillow Talk by thedeadmustdie

Curtain Call: Part 17 - The Curtain Falls...

Curtain Call: Part 17 - The Curtain Falls... from CurtainCall on Vimeo.

The Apocalypse Diaries - T5

Los Angeles Day 12: In a disturbing turn, the fate of Jen's neighbor is revealed.

Hollishillis: EA Harry Potter Reporter Contest

Hi Everyone! This is video is a bit different than usual. Although the fact that it's Harry Potter themed isn't unusual at all I'm sure. This is a contest entry to be an EA reporter for the day (They are the gaming company that makes the ever so awesome Harry Potter video games). If I pass the preliminary stages there will be a voting stage from people like you! YES YOU! So stay tuned and I'll let you know more information as it comes. Thanks guys! More videos soon!

I take up more places on the internet here:


Hey Girl - Ep. 10: Breast Exam

The Philip DeFranco Show: Nina Dobrev Loves Vampires & Beaches

What's Trending: What's Trending - Episode 2 (May 24, 2011)

Director Kevin Smith talks about his impressive Twitter following and his upcoming film "Hit Somebody." G4's Chris Hardwick and the legendary George Takei from Star Trek weigh in on Tennessee's proposed "Don't Say Gay" law. (May 24, 2011)

Rocketboom: NYC-Twenty Sided Store

Facebook’s Zuckerberg: TV is next social frontier

... Mark Zuckerberg said that TV, music and books are the next “media experiences” that will be revolutionized by social media.

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Olga Kay: THE BENCH: Cheating Bastard

Wednesday, May 25, 2011


Cheating Incorporated

Divine: The Series

Divine has been fighting for centuries, trying to show fallen souls that they have the power to choose between good and evil.

Read the full post on Kickstarter:


CuteGirlsHairstyles wins May’s “On The Rise”

On The Rise is your chance to decide which growing partner will get a day in the spotlight on the YouTube homepage, and based on your votes...

Read the full post:

Zero Punctuation: Brink

Time for Passion: A Good Brekfest

Johnson Roberts shows us the key to a successful career in Hollywood... a good breakfast.

Watch episodes 1-3 of Time for Passion

Websight: http://www.timeforpassion.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/timeforpassion
Tweeter: http://www.twitter.com/time4passion

The First Episode of THE WANKERS

check out the FIRST episode of THE WANKERS

About Abby

Oh the trials and tribulations of young love. Meet: Abby Freeman, a cock-eyed optimist in search of true love in Los Angeles. Can she find it? Check out new web-series, "About Abby."

Thanks, YouTube community, for two BIG gifts on our sixth birthday!

That’s the equivalent of nearly half the world’s population watching a YouTube video each day, or every U.S. resident watching at least nine videos a day.

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Downsized: Season 2 Episode 3 Personal Property

In Episode 3, Andy (Conan McCarty) goes door-to-door with his self-help program The E Trinity and discovers that his ex-wife Priscilla (Meredith Zinner) is selling off their property in a House Sale.

Written and directed by Daryn Strauss, Downsized is a made-for-the-web ensemble dramedy about the extremes people go to when faced with an economic crash. The critically acclaimed series, told in the mosaic style of Magnolia with the dark humor of Nurse Jackie, follows the lives of several New Yorkers as they try to balance work, love and their checkbooks post-economic crisis.

Nominated as Best Web Comedy by Clicker.com in 2010 and an Official Selection at the Cologne Conference 2010 in Germany along with HBO's Treme and AMC's Mad Men, Downsized is also one of the few scripted web series granted a partnership with YouTube.

Hollywood Wasteland: Kristel Ball 2

Eye Of The Beholder Mind's Eye - Ep. 13

Some quality family time in the junk shed proves to reveal more than the magic of imagination as Illia and Grandpa Marty work on identity, courage and confidence, even if it is ugly looking.

Created, Edited and Co-Directed by Thomas M. Gofton
Written, Assistant Edited and Co-Directed by Tom Roper-Brown
Cinematography and Visual Effects by Nick Montgomery
Sound by Aaron Soch
Music by Zeeke Hamilton
Makeup by Lovina Yavari
Costume Design by Alicia Hamilton

Nik MacMillan, Andrew Ellis, Aidan Harris, Lily O'Coin, Jodre Datu, Nathan Fryer, Clair Moran, Tom Roper-Brown, Thomas M. Gofton, Danika Czubac, Sean Liu, Zeeke Hamilton, Candice Barrett, Johnny Quinn, William Flavin, Melanie Marie, Aaron Soch, Adam Donaldson, Alayna Kellett, Jeremy Harttrup, Connor Lazic, Silas Hejny, Laura Nielsen, Kyle Harrison-Brietkopf and McKinlee Phillips.

Escapist Magazine: LA Noire Video Review

stalkTALK, web comedy series, "Episode 9: How Do You Jew?"

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Transmedia Talk 26 – Dave Szulborski Memorial Show

Special Guests:
Mike Monello, Founder and CEO of Campfire
Brian Clark, CEO of GMD Studios
Michelle Senderhauf of Dog Tale Media
Roxanne, also known as Enaxor

Listen to the podcast:

FunnyOrDie: Chicago and Me

Digitas NewFront 2011

Digitas NewFront 2011: Beet.TV Interview with Vevo's Scott Reich

Digitas NewFront 2011 -- Beet.TV Interview with BBC's Daniel Heaf

ClevverTV: Paramore Returns with "Monster" Track On 'Transformers 3' Soundtrack

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Keep watching to hear about the new music coming up soon from Paramore. You don't want to miss this.

Hey everyone! Thanks for checking out the show. I'm Dana Ward for ClevverTV with some awesome news for Paramore fans. The band just announced that it's set to release a new song for the upcoming Transformers 3 soundtrack. In fact, Paramore is set to actually shoot a music video for the track titled Monster, as soon as June 2011. Keep in mind that the Transformers: Dark of the Moon disc is set to be released to the public on June 7, so at least we'll all get a listen before we get a video look. Thanks to Indie Wire for publishing the track list, showing the other bands to be included on the movie soundtrack include Linkin Park, Staind, the Goo Goo Dolls, Art of Dying, My Chemical Romance, Taking Back Sunday, Theory of a Deadman, Skillet, Black Veil Brides and Mastodon. Let us know what you're most looking forward to with this announcement: is it just new music from Paramore or is it the overall Transformers soundtrack? Just let us know and be sure to also subscribe to our show at youtube.com/clevvertv so you can stay updated on all of the music deets straight from Hollywood. Dana Ward here at the studio and we'll see ya later.


"YouTube Assassin Ep. V - SHANE DAWSON - Part 2"

AlloyTV: Allstar Weekend Tour Exclusive! Episode 1

Being on tour with Allstar Weekend looks like the most fun ever. Sure, it's awesome actually seeing them in concert and getting autographs and hugs from Zac Porter and the guys (jeal!), but even if we just got to tag along on the guys' tour bus, travel with them to the airport and chill with them backstage, we'd be more than happy. Which, lucky us (and you!), is exactly what we did! We've got four exclusive behind-the-scenes episodes with Allstar Weekend as they tour around the US and, that's right, we've got the first one right here! So even if you can't get tickets to see ASW live, consider this the next best thing. Mmkay?

Lucy Hale - Exclusive Pretty Little Liars Interview!

Lila, Long Distance - Ep. 104: Addiction

Blip on Blip: Brandon Werner and Show Pages - blip on blip #57

MacAwesome: Second Semester - Episode 8

Bros - Ep. 4

Kevin Smith talks about the end of his film days on #Influencer

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"THE WANKERS" The First Episode Release date is Tomorrow. Here is a TEASER

BIG THINGS are happening This Wednesday.. Its called #WankersWednesdays. The release of the First Episode. PLEZZZZZZ everyone tell me what you think. 



What makes dangerous super-twisters?

See: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKHX_CD3mII

First Person video of Joplin MO tornado 5/22/11

Jungle Fever 2 wins Best Webseries at LA New Media Film Fest

We are proud to announce that Jungle Fever 2: Primal Fury has taken out the 'Best Webseries' award at the 2011 LA New Media Film Festival.

LA New Media Film Fest 2011

Tights and Fights: Ashes "Confessions of a Super Villain"

Episode 98 of Tights and Fights: Ashes - Featuring Le Gros Chapeau... and a surprise appearance by Evil Trojan Borscht!!

Evil Trojan Borscht's more-evil alter ego, Le Gros Chapeau, has called a press conference. He is about to reveal... le truth!

Tights and Fights: Ashes is a super hero comedy web series and Transmedia experience. With 180 video diary episodes, it tells an epic story about good and evil from a very intimate viewpoint.

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For scripts, behind the scenes, live twitter performances and more, check out our website:

EQAL Looks for Celebs, Brands, $3.5 Million in Funding #LG15 #LG15chat

... EQAL is creating those online communities include, but is not limited to Paula Deen, Randy Jackson, Alicia Silverstone, Alison Sweeney, Lauren Conrad, Chelsea Kane, Taye Diggs, Elle & Blair Fowler, Michelle Phan, Kraft, Walgreens, HauteLook, and Smart Balance.

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EQAL Raising Cash to Push Social Video Publishing

According to an SEC filing, the company raised $650,000 of a $3.5 million funding round. Investors were not disclosed.


See also: 5 years ago today: The First Lonelygirl15 Video


Internet rules at center of 'e-G8' forum in Paris

Google's executive chairman says policymakers should tread lightly and avoid "stupid" rules.


Mortal Kombat: Legacy - Ep. 7: Scorpion and Sub Zero (Part 1)

Hanzo Hasashi, better known as the warrior Scorpion, is summoned to meet with the Shogun of Kumamoto Castle. While traveling, the fearless General of the Shirai Ryu clan encounters his mortal enemy, Sub-Zero. Scorpion realizes too late that this trap has led him away from his village and family, leaving them without means to defend themselves. He knows that he must defeat Sub-Zero and return to his village before it is too late.

Directed by Kevin Tancharoen
Written by Todd Helbing & Aaron Helbing
Produced by Kevin Tancharoen, Lance Sloane, Tim Carter

Hanzo Hasashi/Scorpion............................IAN ANTHONY DALE

Sub Zero.......................................................KEVAN OHTSJI

Kana...............................................MAURISSA TANCHAROEN

Jubei.......................................................BRANDON NOMURA

Quan Chi...................................................MICHAEL ROGERS

Shang Tsung...........................................................JOHNSON PHAN

Samurai ......................................................VICTOR KIMURA

Narrator.........................................................KEVAN OHTSJI

Japanese Translator ........................................YOKO TATARA

Six Figures - Episode 4 ("Mr. Cluckles and the Diva")

Jason dates a beautiful but crazy pop singer who makes a bizarre request. Tucker is paid to deliver a package, but the contents are a mystery.

Six Figures Website: http://www.sixfigurestv.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SixFiguresTV
Twitter: http://twitter.com/SixFiguresTV

Time for Passion: The JOHNSON (J-O-H-N-S-O-N) Acting Method

Easy to remember hydrolic for Johnson's Acting Tips. All tips together spell J-O-H-N-S-O-N.

Watch episodes 1-3 of Time for Passion!

Websight: http://www.timeforpassion.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TimeforPassion
Tweeter: http://www.twitter.com/time4passion

5 years ago today: The First Lonelygirl15 Video

Commentary at Anchor Cove: here

The Young and the Rebellious Episode 5: Losing My Religion

The webisoap continues. Just when Chris takes a dark, selfish plunge, his best friend (who wants more), Melody, shows up... ready to take him to their Church's choir practice... Loaded with Drama. Full of Cheese. See more on www.webisoap.com

No Clean Break - Behind The Scenes

YOBI Headliners-Week 8-Final Round of YOBIAct with Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino!

It's the final week of voting for YOBIAct with Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Danielle Ryan gives you a close look at the 6 contestants who remain. Also this week, 4 more winners from our May Mini-Contests won spots for their work in "Dream Maker" with Audrina Patridge!

Anyone But Me: Season 3: Ep. 3 "Something Old Something New"

Monday, May 23, 2011

Video Game Reunion 14

What is a view?


It appears from the tweet above that the IAWTV Standards Committee is having a discussion with the organization membership about the controversial issue of view counts. Over the past couple of years we have seen some very heated discussions about how video views should be counted. Technically we should be talking about "video plays" since the mere sight of a video could technically be considered a "view" going by the description of the word on Wikipedia. That aside, what is considered a view has a fundamental role in the ability to sell adds against a video property.

See discussions: Lies, Damn Lies, and Online Video


Online Video View Fraud, Paid Views and What to Make of It


Paid Distribution Becomes a Mainstay of Web Series


So, what is a view? Most rational people would consider a view to be the absorption of some tangible meaning from the content of the video. We do not know the exact number but Youtube appears to consider a view something between 30 and 50 percent of the video. While this means the viewer has not absorbed the entire content it is reasonable to expect that they have more than a passing interest in the video and have watched enough to grasp at least some of its meaning. Of course every video creator hopes the viewer will watch their video to the end but that does not always happen for a number of reasons so the Youtube approximation seems fair.

On the other hand some consider a view to be when the video starts to play. Seems a little absurd right? So why do that. Well it creates a higher view count that can be used to sell the project to advertisers. Don't worry about the deception, they say. We will get funding for your web series, they claim in order to get others to buy into this crazy scam. This definition is further complicated by the presence of prerolls, autoplays and so called "paid views" whose primary purpose is to get the viewer to watch the preroll advertizment without any concern as to whether they watch or enjoy the actual content being promoted.

So the question is: where will the IAWTV come down on this issue. Well they appear to have a Standards Committee working on the issue but to date they have not solicited any public feedback so we can only guess. Most IAWTV discussions take place on a private discussion board so we can only hope that the discussion there has been fair, balanced and reasonable and truly reflects a meaning to the word view that has some authentic meaning to the general public who is doing the viewing.

UPDATE: Reaction from paul kontonis of the IAWTV

@modelmotion our public is the #IAWTV membership and that is who this organizations serves

@modelmotion standards committee engages with industry, membership, reps from key stakeholders in the most responsible way possible #iawtv

@modelmotion @iawtv represents producers, viewers, creators, distributors, platforms and more, i am proud of our organization & it's work

Cyphers 2011 Trailer

CYPHERS is a web series that reveals the danger that lies just beneath the surface of an average New Mexican town, where serenity and blissful innocence mask a sinister reality. Based on true life controversial corporate stories, CYPHERS reveals a diverse group of conflicted, predominately female characters. All the characters are drawn together by a series of inexplicable phenomena, and must struggle to decipher and expose a dark corporate conspiracy that reaches far beyond their town. The one certainty is that their lives will never be the same again.

Kiefer Sutherland Proves Online Video Can Be Profitable

The good news for fans of The Confession — and for fans of web video in general — is that the project is already profitable.

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YouTube Extends Plans for Ads Before Videos

Tests of First Watch, he added, have involved YouTube advertisers like Tommy Hilfiger, Hotels.com, the Lifetime cable channel, the Macy’s unit of Macy’s Inc. and Virgin Mobile.

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The Philip DeFranco Show: Tornado Kills 89 in Missouri

FunnyOrDie: Chicago and Me

In this uproarious new sitcom, legendary rock band Chicago adopts an adorable 9-year-old boy. You'll laugh til your socks hurt!

WHATTHEBUCKSHOW: Billboard Music Awards

Rocketboom: 3D In Your Face


Heroes Of The North: Crimson - Ep. 12

iamamiwhoami: ; john

Glove and Boots: What is Blog?

Mario and Fafa the Groundhog figure out how to make a video blog. Leave comments below and we'll try to include them in future blogs!

Mario explains why he loves and hates movies.

Read more: Puppets Explain Blogs (and $10,000 Still Buried in New York)


"THE WANKERS" The First Episode Release date is 5/25/11. Here is a TEASER

#WankersWednesdays  is almost here. This is a NEW CULT show u dont wont to miss. 

Star Wars: Must Love Tauntaun - Game Room

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Peter Johnson and Erin Smith decide what to do with their fallen tautaun while playing a game of Star Wars. Andre Meadows also chimes in.

There are many Star Wars games available for the Xbox 360 Kinect, Sony Playstation Move and Nintendo Wii - so pick one.


Brendan Bradley - http://youtube.com/BrendanABradley
Marisha Ray - http://twitter.com/Marisha_Ray
Andre Meadows - http://youtube.com/BlackNerdComedy

Written by: Andrew Zilch - http://www.andrewzilch.com
Directed by: Derek Housman - http://twitter.com/DerekHousman

Music by: Sally Chou

Created by:
Bernie Su - http://youtube.com/BernieSu
Woody Tondorf - http://twitter.com/WoodyTondorf
Derek Housman - http://youtube.com/DerekHousman


FunnyOrDie: Behind the Music Video with Michael Bolton & Rob Riggle

Tube Trials Ep.10: Mini M

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The Fine Bros: KIDS REACT TO HARRY POTTER and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

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Google Chrome: Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga builds one of the world's largest fan bases by using the web to talk directly and openly to her community.

This film celebrates Lady Gaga's special and unmediated relationship with her fans, the Little Monsters. The making of this film is a demonstration of the power of the web in its own right. The entire project, beginning with Lady Gaga's shoot in NYC on May 8th, to shipping materials to the television networks for air, took 10 days. Within hours of the release of her new single "Edge of Glory" on May 9th, fans began uploading videos on YouTube, making the song their own by dancing to it, singing it and playing it on all kinds of instruments. Lady Gaga then posted a message on her website asking for more videos to be used in the film project. Fans responded within minutes and uploaded hundreds more videos. Back in the editing room, in real time as fan videos streamed in, editors were putting them into the film. The film was completed on May 18th in time to air during Lady Gaga's performance on the season finale of Saturday Night Live, and to also live on the web forever.

Read more: Lady Gaga uses Chrome, and here's the 91-second film to prove it


Tornado May 22nd 2011 Joplin MO

This is what happend on May 22nd 2011 When a F4 Tornado ripped through Joplin Missouri

Eightfold Logic Launches InboundWriter

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Sunday, May 22, 2011

Johnson Roberts reviews RAIN MAN

Watch episodes 1-3 of Time for Passion!!

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"The Wankers" a NEW sitcom which comes out next Wednesday #WankersWednesdays. Here is a TEASER


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The Young and the Rebellious

The Y&R is a hot newcomer on the WeLoveSoaps indie charts. It's a nice parody of the CW soaps like One Tree Hill and Gossip Girl. It's off to an interesting start so far:

BlackBoxTV: Episode 14: No Way Back Now

No seriously.
No wait, that is serious.
Shut up!
So, like I was saying I just wanted to thank the more than 130 different artists and musicians and actors and directors and producers and productions peeps who helped make our first season possible.
I would also like to thank Phil and Shane for their help, guidance and all-around awesomeness.
Ok, so I haven't slept yet so I should probably go to bed.
If you can't sleep check out the below list of all the people who graced up with their talents.
(That sounds odd... right?)

Another 7/7 in London soon: Qaida No 1

London was picked out because we have a big representation in the UK," Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan said.

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kinro4: Numbers

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