Jaman brings 3,500 indie, international films online

LOS ANGELES–The online movie distribution company Jaman has made a niche for itself in the online film distribution market, focusing on indie and international films rather than big Hollywood hits. The site offers 3,500 films–the kind that do well at film festivals, like The World’s Fastest Indian and Redacted. Films can usually be rented for […]


YouTube Lures Top Filmmakers with Video Player with Twice the Quality of Standard Player

HOLLYWOOD — Here on Wednesday night at the Henry Fonda Theater, YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley kicked off YouTube’s debut of a new showcase for long and short-form films.   Beet.TV was on the scene. The YouTube Screening Room has attracted several highly regarded filmmakers — and not just for the online exposure of the mega video […]


Scoop from LA: Performer/Music Producer/Fashionista Taz “TI$A” Arnold Creating Clothing Line for Venerable MCM

HOLLYWOOD — I met up with Taz "TI$A" Arnold on Tuesday night at the AlwaysOn party.  Taz was a panelist with fellow urban music innovators moderated by Quincy "QD3" Jones III. (An interview with Jones is being cut.) It is extremely instructive to learn how artists are embracing digital media with great success.  Last week, […]

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