All posts for “video”

BarCamp Vancouver Session - Feedback?

Posted by: leelefever on August 15, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: barcamp, event, feedback, Speaking, unconference, video

Comments

BarCamp Vancouver is about to lift off and I'm so excited. Vancouver is easily one of my most favorite cities in the world and happens to have a load of great people - many of which are planners of the event. I was there was for Northern Voice and Moose Camp - the unconference in the Spring. For that event I signed up for a session early and then remember it the night before the event. Luckily Nancy White was there to co-host the talk on "New Rules for the New Communities" which made all... Continue Reading

Booos and Yeahs - Coming Back By Popular Demand

Posted by: leelefever on August 8, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: feedback, ourwork, paperworks, video

Comments

Boy, did we learn something about our videos. You like the booos and yeahs, eh? I think that's pretty clear. It's funny.  Did you know that the first time we did it for the RSS video it was completely spur-of-the-moment?  The booo just seemed to fit in that moment of production - we had no inkling that it would be a trademark. I'll take the blame for it not appearing in this video.  I felt like it started to get a bit trite - I thought people might be getting tired of it. I was wrong. I... Continue Reading

Did You Miss Common Craft Week?

Posted by: leelefever on August 4, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: buzz, humor, newfriends, thissite, video

Comments

I'm not sure you realized, but it was Common Craft week last week. I know, it snuck up on you again. Me too! Really though, we were surpised and honored to see that the folks at New Media in the Land of Manana decided that such a week existed last week. Well, it started in Tuesday, but we'll call it even.Tuesday: The Common Craft Common Craft Wednesday: What is a Wiki? Common Craft Thursday: What is Social Networking? Common Craft Friday: 4600 in 2.2 minutes From what I can tell, the site... Continue Reading
I'll be a panelist in an upcoming webinar that is being put on by Vocus, the parent company of PRWeb. It's called "Maximizing PR Impact with Online Video." We're just finishing up a video for PRWeb and I plan to focus on the democratization of video, among other things. The panel will be moderated by Jiyan Wei and my fellow panelists include two very experienced folks in the online video world: Stephen Harris, Executive Producer, Discovery (see the TLC broadband series Makeover Train... Continue Reading

Vimeo, You Mock Me

Posted by: leelefever on July 28, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: Online Usability, privacy, video, videoservice, vimeo

Comments

Let me start by saying I like Vimeo. The video host has great features (like the thumbnail chooser), a personal attitude and slick interface. For our purposes, we like Vimeo because they focus on controlling privacy - you can share a video with just one person. We use it to share rough cuts of videos with clients. Vimeo does a lot of things well. That is why I'm both perplexed and disappointed by an experience lately. We tested the privacy system to see what happens when we share video... Continue Reading

Oh, THAT Kind of Video

Posted by: leelefever on July 26, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: dailylife, humor, ourwork, video

Comments

The other day I was getting a haircut. Making small talk (it was a $15 haircut) she asks... Barber: So are you going back to work after this? Me: Sort of. I work from home. Barber: Oh, that's cool. What do you do? Me: Me and my wife make videos, in our basement. Well, I should say that we get paid to make videos. Barber: Me: We have a little studio at home and we make short videos for businesses. Barber: Oh, THAT kind of videos. I hear ya. Me: No, no, no. Not THAT kind I swear. Our... Continue Reading

Our RSS Video - Hijacked on YouTube

Posted by: leelefever on July 26, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: rss, spam, video, youtube

Comments

Check this out... someone uploaded a bullshit version of our RSS in Plain English video to YouTube with a crappy ad on it. I would love it if you could help me rectify this situation by reporting it to YouTube as inappropriate and/or leaving a comment on the video about it being a fake. Update: After a handful of you good people left comments, the user has now removed the offending video. I think this was, in part, a cross-cultural misunderstanding - he is Malaysian. His comment to me... Continue Reading

A Great Big Thanks

Posted by: leelefever on July 11, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: friends, thissite, video

Comments

I wish I could comment on every blog post and link back to all the good folks that say nice things about us as a result of the videos.  Unfortunately, I haven't been so good about keeping up, and that's a shame.  The truth is, you've been amazing in making this all come together.  It's been a wild ride to see the videos get passed around and to see our name on so many sites. It sometimes feels like a dream.  As one indication, we're currently the 813th most linked-to blog according to... Continue Reading

Investing in Paperworks Videos

Posted by: leelefever on July 9, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: business, home, lesson, paperworks, productions, video

Comments

If someone told me back in March of this year that we'd be making videos as our full time job in July, I would have said it was preposterous. What do we know about making videos? Such is the current state of affairs - we're booked through the summer doing paperworks videos on commissioned basis and feel 100% confident that this is the right direction for us. Of course, having people paying us to make videos means we have to learn fast and make some investments in our equipment and software... Continue Reading

A Strange Conversation with LimeLight Networks

Posted by: leelefever on July 1, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: business, humor, video

Comments

If nothing else, our videos have increased the number of phone conversations we have with seemingly random people. We recently had a rather bizarre conversation with Limelight Networks that still makes me chuckle. First, a bit about Limelight. They own a network that enables them to handle/distribute huge amounts of information on the Internet - videos, audio, rich media, etc. They provide a backbone for delivering media on the Web. They contacted us because we're making videos. Our rep "... Continue Reading

Pages