Startup Videos Round-Up #1
Each week or so, we’ll try to cover what’s happening in the exciting and inspiring world of startup videos. We'll share what we read, watched, found, liked, and hopefully you'll enjoy it.
Vimeo announced the new vimeo, with a sweet new video! We already tried it, and all we can say is that we absolutely love it! Check out their announcement blog post to learn more.
Thinkmojo (that's us!) have created a cool "behind the scenes" video condensing 130 hours of work (brainstorming, scripting, illustration, animating, etc.) in 75 seconds.
in November, Epipheo began releasing a series of videos to help the general public understand the problem of U.S. debt.
Lee Lefever from Commoncraft published a great article explaining why he thinks “the age of the video explanation is here” and what trends are behind videos explanations.
Andrew Follett from Demo Duck published an excellent article on kissmetric.com with tons of great tips to create promo video under $100.
Demo Duck is working on a simple system to help connect clients and creatives, and simplify the process of making custom explainer videos. The brewing begins Spring 2012!
LessEverything is officially announcing LessFilms... and according to them it's tastier than unicorn steaks! Check out the blog post announcement.
Brad Chmielewski from LoosKeys.tv shares his thoughts on (not) getting swags (shirts, pint glasses or iPhone cases) for your startup. Good advice there!
Miguel Hernandez from Grumo Media shared his blog’s stats with an impressive 250 000 views for 10 months of activity. Not bad!
Chris Johnson from simplifilm.com published a post about 3 very well executed and inspiring motion graphics videos, and explains why they’re so effective.
Topic Simple gives some great tips to get your video noticed. They’re taking there sweet HTML5 explanation video as an example giving great insights.
YouTube surpassed the one hour of video uploaded per second threshold recently. To put that rate into perspective, they launched a fun illustration-based site along with an nicely done motion graphics video.
In the spirit of good constructive criticism, ReelSEO.com asked its readers to help them find the very worst business videos of 2011 for their first Sucky Video Awards.
Did we miss something interesting? Let us know in the comments!