YouTube Success Story – Nigahiga

If you’ve never watched the Nigahiga Channel on YouTube, there’s no time like the present. In August 2009, Nigahiga became the most subscribed YouTube channel of all time. As of August 2010, Nigahiga had more than 2.6 million subscribers and in excess of 84 million...

Gear Review: Canon XF Series Camcorders

On August 31, 2010 Canon announced that two new camcorders in their professional XF series will be released for purchase in early 2011. The XF100 and XF105 will be Canon’s smallest professional camcorders, and will use the same Canon XF Codec as the 300 and 305...

Web Video Growing

Web video growing again according to an August 9, 2010 article on Tubefilter News (http://news.tubefilter.tv/2010/08/09/my-damn-channel-tacks-on-4-4m-investors-bullish-again-on-web-series/), investor interest in original web programming has started to grow again...

More News About YouTube Partner Fred

Pretty much every frequenter of YouTube knows “FЯED” (the character known as Fred Figglehorn) created and voiced by Nebraska’s own, now 17-year-old Lucas Cruikshank.  Fred, who was supposedly 6 when the character was born in 2006, made...

Video Contests for User-Generated Video Content

Video contests for user-generated video content is becoming a big business. Since the user-generated content Doritos ad appeared on the 2007 Super Bowl broadcast (hmm…now who played in that game again?), the online buzz has been that advertising is trending...

Blast From The Past – labguysworld.com

Someday when you’re bored or feel like wasting some company time, check out this website: www.labguysworld.com. Richard Diehl (aka “Labguy”) started the site in 1997 to showcase vintage video production equipment. It’s a great source if you’re doing research or just...