• Site Updates

    January 31, 2008

    Thanks for being patient everyone and providing a ton of great feedback. Here are some of the things that were fixed, are being fixed and added to the line to be developed ;-) Non-registered visitors can now freely browse, view all clips and studio pages. Unregistered users just can't upload, purchase content or create a studio. Added wat...

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  • Thoughts about an Online Content Revolution

    January 31, 2008

    An online content revolution is drastically changing the traditional media and distribution landscape. The market for online content, especially video and audio, is growing at an extraordinary pace. Fueled by open standards for digital media, the deployment and continually falling costs of broadband access, the explosion of user-generated cont...

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  • Media Request at Cutcaster

    January 30, 2008

    Let us know if you have any images like this ;-) media_type : JPEG project_type : Photo description : Need "Internet" images for an invitation. For a corporate invite for an Internet event. No people, or writing can be on the image. JPEGs only please. Thank you! priority : urgent deadline : ASAP...

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  • New Office and headquarters for Cutcaster

    January 27, 2008

    Tomorrow will be our first day working out of our new offices down in Soho in the Big Apple. We will be joining our friends at Blip.tv and are ecstatic and blessed to be working in close proximity to such a great company. Can't wait to move in fully and if you need us now we will be at 187 Lafayette between Broome and Grand, 6th floor .......

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  • Go NY Giants!

    January 26, 2008

    Love it!...

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  • Trading Swan Song

    January 26, 2008

    My last two years have been an absolute whirlwind. I am sure I am not the only one who feels like that, however I have had to live a double life in my professional world. This was my choice as it was the only way I could get to where I am today and if you’ve been a reader of the blog for a while you’d have read about this before ;-) During...

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  • Happy MLK Day

    January 21, 2008

    Today is really a special day and one that should always be remembered. I hope everyone can take a moment and reflect on what Martin Luther King did for the United States and humanity in general. Here is a photomontage for MLK which I found very inspiring. Enjoy...

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  • The Making of Richard Hammond Bloody Omaha (the graphics)

    January 16, 2008

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRS9cpOMYv0&rel=1] It's amazing some of the work that we have come across while scouring the globe for the best creators for our Cutcaster marketplace. It's truly inspiring and unbelievable that people can create works like this on a shoe string budget and in only four days. Three graphic designe...

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  • Tentative Deal in Writer's Strike

    January 15, 2008

    The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and independent film, television and digital studio, MRC, formed a comprehensive interim deal with terms similar to the agreements the WGA recently forged with Worldwide Pants and United Artists....

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  • Updates

    January 14, 2008

    Here are a few updates: We have now hit over 1500 pieces of content and are in the process of releasing more to the marketplace. We have over 500 registered users. We have included some code to parse out IPTC metadata for photographers now during the upload process. All meta and IPTC data is now being transfered correctly into our backe...

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  • aniBoom...

    January 13, 2008

    If you haven't heard about it yet, this Techcrunch article does a great write-up of the animation site aniBoom. aniBoom is really an online animation studio that allows users to create content, then gives them a place to...

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  • Creating a Blur to get to Clear.

    January 11, 2008

    Got a compelling piece of footage or image that you don't have a model or property release for? One way you can still license this to others is to blur out recognizable faces, trademarks or anything else that could be a copyright violation. Metacafe put out a simple and clear video on creating a blur in Final Cut Pro. ...

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  • The Next Threat to Photographers? Graffiti Imitating Life

    January 11, 2008

    clavahead.com Originally uploaded by solanaher Just some fun on a Friday. Here is a cool peice of street art by ...

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  • Digital Railroad Cuts Staff in Half

    January 11, 2008

    Charles Mauzy, who was just appointed CEO of Digital Railroad in November after Evan Nisselson stepped down, announced today...

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  • What is Cutcaster?

    January 10, 2008

    Cutcaster is a dynamic marketplace to license digital video or photos. Cutcaster offers royalty free images, stock photos, stock footage and stock photography for advertising, publishing or web design. The platform helps people who have taken a really good photo or captured some amazing video footage to monetize their content through licensing...

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  • Promoting sustainability one image at a time.

    January 10, 2008

    Our friend, Mike Kahn, has launched his Green Stock Media photo site and we are really impressed not only by the site but also the issues he is tackling. Mike has been busily worki...

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  • 15 ways to Get Paid to Shoot Photography and Videos

    January 06, 2008

    Here are some things that people are willing to pay you for shooting video or photos of. Some of them require a bit of work on your part to set up but can serve as ideas for creating content or finding new customers. 1. Corporate Meetings or Corporate Execs Stay close to the deal-makers and you could be the last one smiling. They often want...

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