What is the point of the “safe harbour” law? Vimeo may well be asking themselves the same question!
Buh bye! Tomorrow I will start to pull all my videos from Vimeo and transfer them to another platform.
This is a marvellous example of what a single filmmaker can make out of thin air shot with real-world subject matter the film industry would consider “nothing”, using a tool that most pros would think is barely beyond “nothing” too.
The relationship between record labels and the internet is in a tense state of affairs. On one hand large record companies such as EMI are suing Vimeo for copyright infringement, hence we have Copyright Match. YouTube on the other hand pays a minuscule royalty fee to record labels where uploaded content contains their music.
YouTube plans to launch a new subscription based music service to rival Apple iTunes where content can be downloaded and played on a mobile device with no internet connection. It goes directly head to head with iTunes.
The problem is, smaller record labels feel they are being bullied and the very survival of smaller artists is at stake here…
Here is a sneak preview of whats to come. Please be sure to download the 50Mbit constant bitrate clip rather than judging it from the highly compressed Vimeo stream.
EOSHD takes a look at some of the Vimeo shorts by aspiring filmmakers and professional filmmakers alike that caught my eye this week.
SoMe (Trailer) by JG Harding and Thom Haig.
Kirsten Lepore’s animation shorts on Vimeo made my week, here EOSHD.com delves deeper into the mind of Kirsten Lepore!!