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April 15, 2019

Online Video News

Disney+ Competes on Price, Could Have 75M Subscribers by 2024

Disney revealed several details on its long-awaited direct-to-consumer video streaming service, Disney+, which will go for $6.99 per month.

Kaltura and Dativa Partner on Data-Driven Marketing Solution

Called a "data lake," the offering lets marketers use AI and segment modeling to optimize campaigns before pushing them out into the real world.

Snapchat Users to Decline in 2019, Stabilize in 2020: eMarketer

Social video platform Snapchat is still paying for its unpopular redesign: It will lose users in the U.S. for the first time this year, dropping by 2.8%

Featured Articles

Tutorial: How to Create Data-Driven Titles in Adobe Premiere Pro

Data-driven title templates deployed in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 are a powerful tool that will help most editors. In this tutorial, you'll learn what data-driven templates are, where to find some, and how to apply and customize them.

Tutorial: Shooting for the Edit: Tips for a Shoot-to-Edit Workflow

An agency was hired to capture a company's booth at a large industry tradeshow. At the last minute, the client asked it to create daily highlight reels featuring interviews, product demos, and customer testimonials from each day. Here are a few tips that helped it speed up the post process.

H.264 Continues to Dominate, and AV1 Is Looking for a Day Job

The annual Global Media Format Report is out from Encoding.com, and it's essential reading for streaming produceres looking for hard data on the state of video formats, codecs, and DRM.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Monetize Branded Live Experiences

Bulldog Digital Media CEO & Founder John Petrocelli discusses how to achieve scale and success with ad-funded live experiences in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media West 2019.

Video: How to Build an Audience Through Consistency and Frequency

LiveU VP, Marketing & Strategic Live Events Claudia Barbiero discusses strategies for building a following for your live content offerings in this clip from her Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media West 2018.

Blog

vMVPDs Are Bloated; It's Time to Retire the Term 'Skinny Bundle'

All the channels viewers want and even more they don't! Monthly prices that come close to pay TV! What's not to love about today's skinny bundles? Almost everything.

YouTube Execs: Take Responsibility for the Mess You've Created

Vaccination misinformation, white nationalists, improper kid vids: YouTube pretends it's a library, while its videos are doing real harm. It's time for YouTube execs to take out the trash.

Industry News

VidCon Taps The Dodo for First Ever Co-Branded Programming Section: “The Dodo Pet Zone”

Pet-Focused Programming Section “The Dodo Pet Zone,” Brings Together World’s Most Famous Animals at VidCon US

V-Nova Launches Perseus Platform

SaaS cloud platform supports all Live and VOD encoding use cases from SD to UHD

Synamedia Saves Operators up to 50% of OTT Costs with Streaming Aware Machine-Learning Capabilities

Verizon Digital Media Services to deliver global streaming platform powered by Microsoft Azure

Verizon Digital Media Services platform to optimize global content workflows and drive the future of media through integration with Microsoft Azure

NewTek and Vizrt Announce NDI® 4 and Revolutionize Production from Live to Post

Breakthrough advancements include dramatic performance and quality upgrades, high precision color accuracy, revolutionary recording capabilities, and support for Unreal Engine