VidCon 2021 Tickets & Line-up Updates

Last month tickets went on sale for VidCon 2021 running this 21st -24th October at the Anaheim Convention Center. In addition, a virtual attendance option is available for the first time also. Since then VidCon has been announcing initial line-ups and programming for both the Industry and Creator tracks. Featured Creators announced so far can … Read more

YouTube Streamys 2021: now Open

Submissions for the 11th annual Streamy Awards are now open and free for all participants until the deadline for submissions on 30th July 2021. Video creators can submit their work for consideration in over 45 categories, along with three overarching awards fields including: flagship Streamys Award, honouring digital excellence Streamys Brand Awards, recognizing achievements in … Read more

VidCon 2021

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Vidcon announced recently that VidCon USA will return this October to the Anaheim Convention Center with the additional twist of being a bit later than expected. Rather than the traditional summer slot this year’s US event takes place 21-24th October instead , the Viacom-owned company announced. Another twist is the hybrid ticketing model which offers … Read more

A Glimpse into the Future at NVIDIA GTC 2021

Computing powerhouse Nvidia‘s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) starts online next week. Join free talks from prestigious scientists, filmmakers, panels with business leaders and industry pioneers, to build foundations in AI, deep learning including sessions on media and entertainment. Following the anticipated GTC 2021 keynote with Nvidia Founder and CEO Jensen Huang on Monday, sessions on … Read more

Reimagining YouTube Spaces

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YouTube announced last month that YouTube Spaces in 7 remaining cities would not re-open which had been closed during the Covid-19 pandemic. YouTube Spaces launched nine years ago to operate fixed physical hubs in key markets providing studio space, access to state-of-the-art production resources, education and networking events YouTube says its plans differ from market … Read more

Adobe Premiere Pro Creator Camp

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There’s one week left to apply for the next cohort of Premiere Pro Creator Camp. The course is a seven week creative boot camp offering training on video editing in Premiere Pro, as well as ways to round out creative skill sets and accelerate career journeys through coaching on branding, monetization, understanding analytics, and more. … Read more

Streamy Awards: submissions extended

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Submissions for the 10th annual Streamy Awards have been extended until 23:59 on Monday August 31st and are FREE for creators this year. Submissions are being accepted for awards in over 45 categories across 3 different strands: Flagship Streamys: recognising digital video excellence and the creators making it. Streamys Brand Awards: giving nods to innovative … Read more

YouTube’s ‘Life In A Day 2020′

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The Project In 2010, ‘Life In A Day’ brought the YouTube community together for a mammoth participatory feature film project that attracted 80,00 submissions. The final film premiered at Sundance in 2011, before a worldwide theatrical release and then being watched on YouTube over 16 million times since. Exactly 10 years after the original ‘Life … Read more

Introducing VidCon Now

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Right now the 11th annual VidCon US would have been in full flow. That was until the COVID-19 pandemic had other ideas. Enter VidCon Now, VidCon’s first exclusively virtual experience. Starting tomorrow the online event will run all summer with ongoing weekly programming for all three tracks of the online video community uniting global fans, … Read more

youtube algorithm 2020

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It’s the eternal YouTuber question. How does the YouTube algorithm work..? The truth is there are many algorithms at work within YouTube. Only those who build them have a clear idea of how it all works – industry secrets exist for a reason.  YouTube has been somewhat transparent at giving indicators and hints on how … Read more

How to promote your YouTube videos

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Finding an audience for your video tends to be as much work as producing it. Often even more so. This article covers advice from YouTube certified experts for promoting your YouTube videos. You’ll see what’s working for them both on and off the platform. It breaks down the best free organic promotional strategies before exploring … Read more

30 Day Creator Challenge with Derral Eves

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Starting tomorrow night join YouTube certified expert and all round audience development legend Derral Eves as he teaches new ways to get more video views on YouTube in 2020 by achieving real growth in less than 30 days. Those joining the challenge have the chance to win big prizes including the ‘Ultimate Creator Battle Station’ … Read more

Canon Releases EOS Webcam Utility

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The COVID-19 pandemic has increased demand for webcams dramatically both driving up prices and creating a worldwide shortage. To try to help remedy this Canon has announced the release of the ‘EOS Webcam Utility Beta’. The free software will turn compatible Canon EOS interchangeable lens cameras (ILCs) and PowerShot cameras into dedicated webcams giving your … Read more

How to Facebook Live

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Facebook Live Tips for Before, During & After Broadcast According to Vimeo 78% of online audiences are watching video on Facebook Live as of 2018. Facebook Live is free and easy to use so any business of any size can get involved. The streaming service is available to any user with an active profile or … Read more

Need to Know YouTube Statistics

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Here’s a breakdown of need to know YouTube stats for creators both old and new. Founded in 2005, YouTube is still young by internet giant standards but has achieved huge amounts already. It’s currently the second most popular website on the planet according to Amazon’s Alexa. Part of YouTube’s success is down to being the … Read more