Tuesday 11.5: News to Know
Netflix enters Oscar race with move into original documentaries
Netflix acquires rights to the political film ‘The Square,’ a frontrunner in the upcoming Academy Award race for best documentary.
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Opinions & Analysis
The YouTube Music Awards Misses It’s Chance
As you may have read in my previous musings on the subject, the YouTube Music Awards (or the YTMA’s as it’s now being called) seemed like an ideal event to represent the best of the new music business.
WHY SPOTIFY, YOUTUBE AND DIGITAL STREAMING WON’T KILL MUSIC OR THE ALBUM [OP-ED]
People love to clamor about the downfall of every little thing — we NEED drama: it keeps us emotionally invested in this thing called life. And that’s why I don’t take it personally when someone says that I am a terrible person, just as the music industry shouldn’t take it personally when people point to the downward trend of the sale of physical albums and say “Spotify and streaming music are killing the industry and its life force — the album.
Streaming Video News
Hulu Gives Original Comedy Series ‘Quick Draw’ a Second Season
Hulu original “Quick Draw” has been renewed for a second season. The comedy series, which takes place in 19th century Kansas, debuted in August this year and has been among the video site’s 10 most-popular shows, according to Hulu.
The Haps with Apps
JumpCam brings its collaborative video editing app to Android
JumpCam is launching its Android version less than two months after debuting on iOS. The small startup took this step because for its app to go viral, it really needed to be on both platforms.
BuzzFeed Listicles Start to Pop in Video Also, Halloween pranks rule
A few months ago, we asked the question, “Can the BuzzFeed listicle model translate to video?”—given its lack of user control and interruptive pre-roll ads.
Brands Are Anxious About Facebook’s Cautious Video Rollout
Autoplay in the News Feed will have major implications.
WWE to Develop Animated Web Series With ‘The Simpsons’ Animators
The WWE and Film Roman are tag-teaming to launch a new animated web series for adults titled “Camp WWE.”
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