There's a new site out there that's hooking up independent content creators with content buyers called inDplay. If you've got a short film, documentary, TV movie, feature film or any other video that you hold the rights to, inDplay wants to help you sell it.
It's not too often you see a sale of this magnitude: recently released DVDit Pro HD is 65% off, now $199.99. Wow! The sale also includes reduced prices for Digital Media Studio, Toast 7 Titanium, MyDVD 8 Premier, Popcorn 2 and more.
If you haven't done it yet, get your marathon shooting-editing-downloading skills ready... Doritos the chip people, (corporate family Frito-Lay), is looking for videographers to create a commercial that will air on the upcoming Super Bowl. This is your chance to have your video skills seen by millions of people.
In our News & Technology segment with Mark and Derek, JVC's announces a new pro HD camcorder, AJA introduces a miniature converter for H-D-M-I as well as news from Sorenson, Bella, Final Draft and Alienware.
In our Tips & Techniques segment, John and Mark look at "The Business of Video" with some good ideas to make your video make money for you.
Nat Tiffen, founder of the Tiffen Company (1938), passed away peacefully on November 21st. Mr. Tiffen, whose wife, Helen passed away in 2004, is survived by his four children, Ira, Barbara, Sandra and Steven and eleven grandchildren. Videomaker Magazine would like to express our condolences to the Tiffen family.
reprinted from a Tiffen press release:Hauppauge, NY, November 21, 2006 - Steven Tiffen, president of The Tiffen Company, today announced the passing of his father, and company founder, Nat Tiffen. The senior Mr. Tiffen passed away peacefully on November 21st. The Tiffen Company was founded in 1938 by Nat Tiffen, with brothers, Leo and Sol.
In our News & Technology segment with Mark and Derek, It's the "Battle of the Titans" over video-sharing. Telecom networks, Verison and Comcast, are getting into the video sharing business. Version is in talks with YouTube, while Comcast is hoping its launch of Ziddio.com will cut into the massive YouTube audience. YouTube was recently purchased by Google and we talk some more on what that means to the independent producer. We also provide details about a contest in which you can produce a music video for the band "Moby".