The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers; better known as ASCAP, is targeting videos on YouTube for royalty payment for it's professional creative members. This is a good thing for producers who work hard at making their product, only to see that someone has "borrowed" some of that property clips for their own use.
From a International Documentary Association press release. International Documentary Association Announces twenty-eight films to be shown in New York and Los Angeles from July 31st - August 20th, 2009.
We often get interesting material and recently I came across a music video contest that I think everyone should take their chances with. MTV & Pepsi are teaming up with Rock Band for a music video contest. The official rules are located here and it definitely looks like a fun contest to enter. Go here for more information.