The VR Download Part IV: The VR Scoop from Whiteboard Pictures

Posted by Team Simian on Sep 19, 2016 5:00:00 AM

In the final installment of The VR Download, our four-part follow-up series to the launch of our complete 360º/VR Support Solution, we take one last look at the current state of 360º/VR Video through the eyes of visionary and industry trailblazer, Jonathan Yaniv, Co-Owner of Whiteboard Pictures.

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Topics: Video Production, 360º / Virtual Reality

Simian Insider: Industry Leaders on the DNA of a Great Editor

Posted by Kellie Atton on Sep 12, 2016 5:06:00 AM

Editing. The art of bringing storytelling, both simple and highly complex to life. An art form where the innate knack for creative cohesion and a gift of great vision are paramount. What makes an editor a true artist in their field? What drives these visionaries to do what they do and what do the companies that rely on their skills look for when choosing the perfect editor for a project?

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Topics: Post Production

How Simian Cloud Storage Integration Enhances Media Asset Management

Posted by Team Simian on Sep 7, 2016 8:19:30 AM

With ever-expanding media libraries and satellite teams and employees around the globe, Cloud storage options like Dropbox and Box are must-have add-ons for most of today’s high-output creative companies. In a recent Simian client poll, an overwhelming 80% sited a Dropbox and Box integration as their #1 get and with 61% of creatives working outside the office at least part of the time, the need for the ability to work on-the-go is key.

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Topics: Collaboration, Simian, Media Asset Management, Media Sharing

The VR Download Part III: B-Reel Films' Take On The 360º/VR Video Industry

Posted by Team Simian on Aug 31, 2016 10:57:17 AM

Welcome to part three of Simian’s four-part follow-up series to the launch of our complete 360º/VR Support offering. Designed to expose the inside track from the experts on what’s next for 360º/VR Video, The Simian VR Download takes a closer look at the current challenges and potential solutions on the horizon.

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Topics: Video Production, 360º / Virtual Reality

The VR Download Part II: A VRTÜL View of 360º/VR Video Production Challenges ...and Hacks

Posted by Team Simian on Aug 15, 2016 8:19:59 PM

Welcome back to Simian’s four-part follow-up series to the launch of our complete 360º/VR Support offering. Designed to expose the inside track from the experts on what’s next for 360º/VR Video, The Simian VR Download takes a closer look at the current challenges and potential solutions on the horizon.

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Topics: Video Production, 360º / Virtual Reality

The VR Download Part I: A VRTÜL Overview of the 360º/VR Video Experience

Posted by Team Simian on Aug 10, 2016 4:14:54 PM

In the world of 360º/VR Video, life definitely imitates art with freshly-imagined, cutting-edge technology and ways to package, share and distribute this amazing and rapidly growing medium. Since launching Simian’s complete 360º/VR Support, we decided it was time to take a closer look at the trend as a whole.

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Topics: Video Production, 360º / Virtual Reality

Perfect Pitch: Stepping Up Your Presentation Game With Microsites

Posted by Brian Atton on Aug 1, 2016 9:05:22 AM

An industry first, Simian Microsites not only offer creative, marketing, advertising and production teams a better way to share video, they also offer a competitive edge via unique options for privately delivering assets and creating slick, branded multi-media presentations.

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Topics: Simian, Media Asset Management, Media Sharing

VidCon Top 10: Choosing and Working with a Content Creator

Posted by Heather Prather on Jul 18, 2016 6:47:56 PM

In celebration of the powerful, cultural force that is online video, VidCon, has grown exponentially over the last seven years. Amongst this bustling gathering of brands, agencies, MCNs and creators, the next frontier for this ever-evolving space is redefined. Since it’s relatively early in the game, there is a lot of uncharted territory to cover in terms of standards, best practices, etc., but the excitement and potential is real to say the least.

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Topics: Collaboration, Advertising

Cannes Lions Survival Guide 2016

Posted by Brian Atton on Jun 8, 2016 3:18:46 AM

The countdown to Cannes is on! Once again, we feel it is our civic duty to help onboard newbies and enlighten crafty veterans alike, with the top tips and tales of a week spent in the South of France 2016.

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Topics: Humor, Cannes Lions, Awards

RIP MOV Video... Vive La MP4!

Posted by Team Simian on Apr 4, 2016 4:01:03 PM

 

The introduction of HTML5 made the dream of playing video online sans QuickTime plugin a reality. Web video is now more accessible than ever before, but with this shift comes the need for all video to be encoded to MP4. Even with Flash on its last leg with a diminishing hold of just six percent of mobile and web video in 2015, there are many industry die-hards who are finding making the switch from MOV video to MP4 video and video encoding a daunting task.

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Topics: Video Production

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