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Vid-Biz: TV Tweets, Scorsese, Epix

Tweets Beat Official Releases in Upfronts; network execs and producers turn to Twitter to break news about the future of their shows. (Variety)

Scorsese to Distribute Restored Movies Online; director’s World Cinema Foundation will make renovated classics available through, many will be free. (The New York Times)

Epix Picks Akamai for HD Streaming; premium movie service (formed by Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM) could start offering films on broadband as soon as this month. (Multichannel News)

Pepsi Goes Retro for Hulu; soft drink maker created nostalgic ads for its Pepsi Throwback that will run on shows from the 1970s and 80s on the popular content portal. (AdWeek)

Five Reasons Hollywood Will Beat RealNetworks; no license to copy DVDs, DMCA violations and a skeptical judge just some of the legal challenges the RealDVD defense faces. (CNET)

Three Digital Video Curation Sites; Nizmlab,, and Video Antville are sites that comb through the dreck to bring you the good stuff. (The New York Times) Of course, you could also check out NewTeeVee Station.

Tweet Your Videos; is a new video promotion service from startup Fliggo. (paidContent)