Vimeo Gets Into Pay-Per-View Movie Biz; Launches Venture w/ 6 Hand-Picked Feature Films

From Shadow and Act Wed Nov 14 2012, 15:57:20

It really shouldn't be much of a surprise. It seems like a natural progression; every online social media/media sharing site will likely get into the VOD game. And Vimeo is one of the biggies, so why not? Especially since YouTube has been doing this for sometime now. I wonder if the films will always be hand-picked by the staff, as they already do with existing front-page Vimeo videos (staff picks)... that kind of curation, if you will, is an aspect that could distinguish them. Of the first batch of 6 films selected, you should recognize 2 of them, because we've covered them. But first, the anouncement from the Vimeo staff, yesterday... We're writing to you...

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