Vimeo recently announced it's new initiative, the Vimeo Brand Creative Fund, which aims to match major brands with creative individuals from the Vimeo community. We spoke with Vimeo CEO, Kerry Trainor to get the the details about what this means to filmmakers and videographers.
We all love to make video, right? Either as a hobby for fun, a business for income or a documentary for a cause. But once you're finished with your masterpiece, it's not finished until someone views it. So how do you get your audience?
There are many places to share your video, do you use YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion or something else? Are there any tips you would like to share to make the process easier for those who are new to the video sharing game? What are the methods you use to get your message out there for all to see?
I am a Vimeo Plus user and was planning to upgrade to Vimeo Pro. They had an introductory price offer for $139.99. They didn't say that it was for a limited time, so yesterday, I was planning to upgrade and they didn't have that price. It went to $199. So I emailed Vimeo pleaded my case, telling that I didn't see anything that it was for a Limited Time. So we have gone back and forth 3 or 4 times and this was there answer:
On-line sources for video content of all sorts, from artistic to instructional to experimental, are multiplying at a dizzying pace. Clearly there is no shortage of inspiration for those of us who are as passionate about video.
Vimeo is now offering Creative Commons licensing options for its members. Creative Commons licensing helps artists to define the specific usage rights that allow others to use, perform, distribute, and make derivative works from their original works. With an easy selection of one of six free Creative Commons licenses, artists can retain their copyright while choosing to allow others to use their work given proper credit and maintenance of simple conditions specified in the Creative Commons agreement.
Vicent Laforet, Canon and Vimeo recently announced a unique video contest to be shot exclusively with DSLRs. The concept is unique, take a still image from the previous film and come up with your own interpretation. This contest is totally worth it considering the prizes involved...