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BidSlate and Premiere Digital on Filmmaker Distribution Platform

By Dave McNaryVariety

Deals completed include a partnership with Hoopla digital for 20 titles to be distributed in 1,500 libraries across North America; a 12-title deal with Direct TV broadcaster Shorts TV; a multi-title agreement with France’s newly launched Museum Channel; and deals with Germany’s Little Brother Films GmbH and Hong Kong’s UA Cinemas Circuit Limited.

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Silento Updated his Snapchat Username & Snapcode

By Anthony Coyle @ Gazette Review

The song was uploaded on YouTube a few months later and gathered over a million views in just a single week. It also became a social media craze in no time thanks to Silento’s efforts in promoting himself on Instagram and Soundcloud. Moreover, popular online community DanceOn Network encouraged people all over the globe to upload videos of them dancing to “Watch Me”.

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ShortsTV launches on YoufoneTV

By Robert BrielBroadband TV News

ShortsTV brings audiences professionally produced live action, animation and documentary short movies from the Netherlands and around the world, including hours of award winning and star-studded shorts. ShortsTV also creates its own original programming, putting the spotlight on both emerging and established talent and bringing viewers into the fast-paced world of short filmmaking.

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ShortsTV and it’s programming deal with BidSlate.

By Nico FranksC21

Shorts International-owned network Shorts TV has agreed a programming deal with US distribution outfit BidSlate.
The three-year non-exclusive deal covers 11 titles and includes shorts such as A Chance in Hell (1×35′), Decay (1×15′) and PagPag (1×15′) alongside web series The Hotel Barclay (13×10′). It spans territories including North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa and comes after Shorts International revealed its intention to expand the reach of ShortsTV earlier this year.

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Latency is a major headache for video-crazy publishers

By Digiday

Pages with a lot of clutter, heavy ad creative and multiple tracking tags have trouble loading their videos. Another issue is that publishers still rely on outdated technology when selling their video inventory. Frank Sinton, CEO of video platform Beachfront Media, said latency alone can reduce a publisher’s video ad revenue by up to 30 percent.

‘Abji’ wins Best Award at US festival

By Mehr News

Being a hub for many returning filmmakers each year, they have expanded as an Official Distributor to SHORTS.TV and they also program Feature Films at a number of Indie Theaters.

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Interview with Daniel Meehan, Founder & CEO, PadSquad

By Sudipto Gosh @  MarTech Series

PadSquad was launched midway through 2012 to solve both of those challenges. We created a mobile software platform that formatted web content for smaller devices so publishers could deliver a better user experience for their audiences. In tandem, we focused our efforts on building the most amazing mobile creative campaigns for brands on mobile, so they can delight consumers in a polite way that is memorable.

Deep Look at the Santa Barbara Tech Ecosystem

By Emma Peck

I’ve helped to found and launch tech products and businesses (including Brandlive & Kaldera consulting) and organizations (Startup Santa Barbara). I’m also the cofounder and owner of the coworking and creative space The Sandbox Santa Barbara, and serve as a mentor for many programs.

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Frank Sinton Talks About Beachfront Media

By Sudipto GhoshMarTech Series

I am the Founder and CEO. I started Beachfront because I saw the power of video to connect people from around the world, in many different ways. We believe that access to video should remain universal and free, and as a result, a vast majority of video will need to be ad-supported. Beachfront is a video advertising platform that supports this mission.

Is Smartphone Streaming Good for Live Video?

By Streaming Media

Kathryn Jones from, Scott Grizzle from IBM Cloud Video, and Brent Hieggelke of Brandlive discuss the consequences of proliferating live cellphone video and the resurgent “good enough for the web” attitude at Live Streaming Summit.

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Live Reports from Eclipse Path’s in Oregon.

By Silicon Florist

It’s no secret that Oregon went a little crazy for the eclipse today. But did you know that the path of totality wasn’t our only claim to fame on this momentouss occasion? Portland startup Brandlive partnered with NASA to help them livestream the entire show.


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Eclipse Through The Eyes Of NASA and BrandLive.

By  SGB Media: Outdoor Magazine

Brandlive x  NASA present a live stream of the solar eclipse. Starting at 9 a.m. PDT, the stream will cover the eclipse’s path of totality as it moves across the United States from Oregon to South Carolina, and “will feature views from jet aircraft, high-altitude balloons, satellites and specially modified telescopes.

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63-Year-Old Award-Winning Pole Dancer

By Women You Should Know

Meet Mary Caryl Giltner… fashion designer and marketer turned international award-winning pole dancer, who proves that age is just a number. In this short video from DanceOn, Mary talks about when she got involved in the sport, the empowering effects of pole dancing, and her take on aging.

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Brandlive Partners with Pendelton

By Daphne HowlandRetail Dive

Pendleton Woolen Mills on Thursday opened a new flagship store in hometown Portland, Oregon and broadcast the event via live video platform company Brandlive, according to a company press release.

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PadSquad’s CEO: Stop Blaming Consumers For Terrible Ads

By Mobile Marketing Watch

Daniel Meehan, Founder & CEO at PadSquad The internet is made for advertisers. Unfortunately, most brands are not taking advantage of this.

Going Live in Retail and Getting Innovative

By John CassilloTVREV

Brandlive’s CEO Fritz Brumder added: “Brands like Pendleton recognize that today’s consumer doesn’t just buy products based on taste and that the brand behind the products is equally important. Having an authentic voice, a dedication to quality and a direct channel to the consumer allows Pendleton to continue to innovate and be true to their brand.

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Revenue Survey Points To The Maturing Of The Programmatic Market

By AdExchanger

A handful of smaller mobile companies are growing like weeds, but revenue is still middling. Mobile publisher-centric software player PadSquad, for example, grew 912.91% with modest revenues of $10.6 million.

Madonna’s DanceOn Hired A Promising Rapper.

By HipHopDx

After gracing the building with his presence at DX Turbo earlier in Summertime ‘17, rising Houston star Stoppa came through to bless #DXLive with some exclusive songs and even spoke on getting noticed by the one and only Madonna, via DanceOn, the company she co-founded with So You Think You Can Dance creator Nigel Lythgoe.

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Twitter Chat Co-Hosted by Rep. Johnson and ShortsTV CEO Carter Pilcher

By Broadcasting & Cable

Joined by ShortsTV CEO Carter Pilcher (@ShortsTVUS) and award-wining Baltimore filmmaker Mecca Amoni Michele Lewis and her partner Erin Gaddis, Johnson (@RepHankJohnson) and his guests fielded 10 questions around the importance of diversity in film and the media and how to forge change moving forward.

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Insights: Dancing in the Era of Peak OTT/TV

By David BloomTubefilter

And then there’s DanceOn, once a pioneering MCN that has evolved into a programming brand creating a wide range of original content built around its deep connections in the worlds of dance and music. Based in Hollywood, the company is still headed by CEO and co-founder Amanda Taylor, a self-proclaimed “musical theater nut” who first worked in dancer and choreographer management. “It’s a huge vertical, and dance is one of the original passion points,” Taylor told me recently. “We have 100 million followers and 1 billion monthly views” of the company’s videos on YouTube,, Facebook, Instagram and just about every other online outlet.

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