Friday 9.13: News to Know

/ Sep 13, 2013

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Chipotle Jumps Back Into Branded Content, Releases ‘The Scarecrow’

The Chipotle animated short and mobile app crossover we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. In an effort to take larger steps in the digital realm, the popular gigantic burrito establishment has launched “The Scarecrow,” an animated digital short that promotes healthy, sustainable eating.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/13WGCHa

USAToday http://usat.ly/16q4mEg

Variety http://bit.ly/1awJ74z

Wired http://bit.ly/14RPrz7

Huffington Post http://huff.to/1e9tzry

FilmOn X Loses Bid To Lift Ban On Streaming TV Shows

In another blow to FilmOn X, a federal judge has refused to reconsider her order prohibiting the startup from streaming TV shows.

Variety http://bit.ly/181tyzy

GigaOm http://bit.ly/1erxVeE

MediaPost http://bit.ly/1erx4uA

 

YouTube News

YouTube Offers Creators New Tools To Add Videos From Other Channels Through Playlists

YouTube is making it easier for content creators to bring in videos from other channels through playlists into their own.

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Streaming Video News

CBS, Amazon Renew Deal To Stream “Under The Dome” Exclusively On Prime Instant Video

CBS’s summer hit “Under the Dome” will return for a second season, and once again, Amazon will have exclusive streaming rights — with new episodes of the show streaming on Prime Instant Video four days after they air on TV.

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Digital Disruptions

Cartoon Network: Netflix Is Hurting Our TV Ratings

Ratings for Cartoon Network 10% lower in Netflix households after Turner licensing deal, according to analyst.

Variety http://bit.ly/17vWcKp

Future of Daily Beast in Doubt, Decision in October

“It’s definitely been a ride,” Barry Diller said in a staff memo obtained by TheWrap.

TheWrap http://bit.ly/14RIpL0

Industry Highlights

DEW Conference to Focus on Monetization in the Digital Ecosystem

IDG World Expo and Digital Media Wire are partnering to launch Digital Entertainment World, a new digital content marketplace/conference scheduled to take place in Los Angeles on February 18-20, 2014.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/17w0kKa

Variety http://bit.ly/1be9Up4

Kevin Spacey and Ken Marino Join Webby Awards Judging Panel

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the organization that runs the annual Webby Awards, has added several new high-profile judges for the 18th Annual Webby Awards.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/17UDVaq

FanBridge Launches Online Directory for Creators Looking to Connect with Brands

FanBridge — the folks behind several intuitive CRM tools for YouTube creators — have launched a new platform to help creators collaborate with each other.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/16q31xv

What You Missed at the September Big Screen Little Screen NY Meetup

Last night’s Big Screen Little Screen NY event, held at Magnet Media’s offices in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, was the 58th of its kind. Hosted by web video veteran Paul Kontonis, the September meetup featured five web series presentations from a diverse group of independent filmmakers.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/17UEMaW

 

Profiles

Behind the Money: Allen DeBevoise, The Godfather of Online Video

You might say that Machinima CEO and prolific new media investor Allen DeBevoise has digital content creation in his blood.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/162o5G4

Behind the Money: The VC Firms You Should Know

One of my favorite scenes from the film “Casino Royale” begins when the supremely confident Vesper Lynd (Eva Greene) drops into the train seat opposite James Bond, introducing herself in no uncertain terms: “I’m the money.”

VideoInk http://bit.ly/1erKR46

Opinions & Analysis

Lil Bub, the Internet’s Cutest Cat, Is Building a Not-So-Lil Media Empire

In just under two years, the “perma-kitten” known as Lil Bub has gone from a rescue cat with multiple birth defects to an online phenomenon: 200,000-plus Instagram followers, millions of YouTube views, her own documentary, a book deal, a web TV show, and (if all goes well) an animatronic version of herself.

Wired http://bit.ly/1be7OFJ

 

The Haps with Apps

One-Second Video Apps? What the Number of Seconds in Your Videos Says About You

Apps like Vine and 1 Second Everyday create ultra-short mobile videos. But how do the default number of seconds in each app determine what you create?

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