Fanhattan adds Crackle, PBS and Lifetime

Fanhattan is trying to make it easier for users to discover content available on mobile, and soon connected TV devices. With that in mind, it has added videos from new content sources, including movies from Crackle and TV shows from PBS and Lifetime.

Crackle’s Backwash: Original, Flawed, Star-Studded

Here’s the thing about the Crackle original series Backwash, which launched this Monday: I’m not terribly impressed any more by a celebrity choosing to participate in web content. I am, however, impressed when ALL THE CELEBRITIES, EVER, choose to participate in web content.

Vid-Biz:, ESPN-YouTube, ZumoCast

Today on the Net: is teaming with Rogers to make its content available in Canada, ESPN and YouTube have partnered to encourage users to submit highlights that could end up on SportsCenter and ZumoCast launched an app to stream content to the iPad and iPhone.

Urban Wolf a Near-Perfect 21st Century Thriller

This Crackle-distributed web series, shot in Paris, starring a Hong Kong actor, and deliberately produced with the barest minimum of dialogue, is a truly international production that’s also a fresh and exciting 21st century thriller. And it’s got one heck of a twist ending.


A Guide To Online Video Monetization Options

When it comes to actually making some money off your online video project, you have plenty of options: pre-rolls, product placement, micropayments… But what are the advantages and disadvantages to each? We survey the possibilities.

Vid-Biz: Bees, 12seconds, Coma

Haagen Dazs Hearts Bees; ice-cream maker’s viral video campaign has been viewed more than 2 million times online. (MediaPost) 12seconds Launches APIs;…

Adobe Adds Sony to Media Player

Starting tomorrow, the Adobe Media Player will feature content from Sony Pictures Entertainment and its web video property Crackle. However, the Sony…