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

From Shadow and Act Wed Nov 14 2012, 10:57:20

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...

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!


Today's Featured News
Mozambique Ruling Party Faces Tough Contest

Renamo supporters: Ruling Frelimo faces a stern challenge at Wednesday's polls from...

Surge in Central African Republic Violence

African Union troops in Bangui (file photo): The UN has expressed alarm...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana Get Crucial Wins

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana (file photo): The Super Eagles have boosted their...