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    The New Professionalism -- A Flight Toward Quality

    Over the last decade, as the tools of filmmaking became less expensive and more generally accessible, there was much excitement about what came to be known as the “democratization” of filmmaking. Suddenly, one didn’t have to be rich or the relative of a studio executive to get a movie made.

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    Will My Damn Channel Grow Into YouTube's Biggest Comedy Network?

    The viewcounts don't lie. Online video overwhelming means comedy, and as the market grows, comedians and indie TV creators are getting more buyers for their shows and videos. In this environment, can My Damn Channel become the biggest comedy network on YouTube?

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    10 YouTube Original Channels You Should Be Watching

    Over the last year, Google has quietly been building itself a series of channels for its long-standing TV brand. The idea is simple: Google TV will be app-based and supported by original programming that mirrors a traditional television channel structure, but with YouTube as its platform. By funding...

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    Are YouTube's Premium Partners the Studios of the Future? Behind the Scenes at Mahalo

    For a little over a year now, YouTube has tried to get behind original content, working with premium partners to produce original digital video on a wide variety of topics. As we know well, they aren't alone; Amazon, Blip, Crackle, Hulu, and Netflix have all begun creating original series.

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    YouTube's Choice: Funding 30-40% of Original Channels for Second Round

    After YouTube socked nearly $100 million into original content channels last year, the company now has to choose which of its most successful partners will receive further investment. Reportedly only 30-40% of the original recipients will see an additional round of funding, but this time YouTube pa...

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    The Onion Launching 'Onion Talks,' a New TED Talk-Mocking Web Series

    With their big (if often alarmingly general) ideas and their relentless, tech-driven optimist, the TED Talks are just asking for a skewering. And really, who better to do it than the folks at The Onion, with their deadly talents at matching tone and subject matter while mocking?

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    Felicia Day Talks the New Season of Her Hit Web Series 'The Guild' and the Hazards of Being a 'Girl Gamer'

    If you get on the internet for anything other than email, you would be hard-pressed not have heard of Felicia Day. An actress seen on shows such as "Eureka," "Supernatural" and "House," Day is the multifaceted creator, writer, producer and star [as Guild Priestess Codex...

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    YouTube's Original Content Sinks or Swims: Underperforming Channels Get Cut as YouTube Looks for More Winners

    YouTube is reportedly abandoning some of its less successful original content channels, while simultaneously launching new channels that fall in line with the company's content initiative. What establishes the criteria for a losing channel vs. a winning channel? Logged viewership time, and total num...

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    It's Hammer Time: UK's Celebrated Genre Studio Launches YouTube Channel

    Britain's historic horror studio Hammer recently launched its own YouTube channel, which includes content from contemporary Hammer films (like the sequel to the Daniel Radcliffe-starring box office hit "The Woman in Black") as well as beautifully restored classic Hammer titles available for streamin...

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