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Not To Scale’s Birdy Nam Nam Animated Video Part of YouTube Play

Announced last night in New York from the infamous Guggenheim Museum, Steve Scott's 'Parachute Endings' for Birdy Nam Nam is to be shown at the Guggenheim Museums around the globe (New York, Bilbao, Berlin, Venice & Abu Dhabi) as part of YouTube Play.

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MAXON's YouTube Channel Tops One Million Video Views

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 9:06am

MAXON Computer, a leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation, and rendering solutions, today announced that videos on its channel on the popular online video site YouTube have now been viewed more than 1,000,000 times.

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Darker Side Of Aardman Now On YouTube Channel

Aardman Animations has joined forces with YouTube to launch another Aardman branded channel, Aardman's Darkside. The channel will offer a selection of some of the company's more surreal comedies and shorts including REX THE RUNT, THE ADVENTURES OF JEFFREY, A TOWN CALLED PANIC and ANGRY KID.

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French Network Joins In On YouTube Suing

France's largest private TV network, TF1, has filed a lawsuit against YouTube to the tune of 100 million Euros -- or around $158.3 million, according to VARIETY.

The suit was received by YouTube in California a few days ago, but will be judged in Paris before the Tribunal of First Instance, according to a YouTube spokesman quoted in French business daily LES ECHOS.

TF1 did not comment.

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YouTube, TiVo Blur The Line of Internet And TV

TiVo and YouTube announced an agreement on Wednesday to stream Internet videos directly to users' TV screens.

"TiVo's strategy is to bridge the gap between Web video and television and make as much content available as possible for our subscribers," said Tara Maitra, TiVo's vice president and general manager for content services to THE NEW YORK TIMES.

This is the second major entrant into the Internet video to TV game; Apple introduced Apple TV with similar features recently.

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MyToons Animation Site Inks Deal with YouTube Channel announced that it has inked a deal with video site YouTube to showcase the work of thousands of animators on the new MyToons branded YouTube channel.

"We have thousands of animators utilizing our free upload and streaming system to broadcast their work to the world," said Paul Ford, co-founder/president of "Our new channel with YouTube provides tremendous new exposure for our artists and enhances our ability to extend the MyToons brand, as well as to reach a broader consumer base with which to share high quality original animations."

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Minisode Network Launches New Toon Block on YouTube

Sony Pictures Television's The Minisode Network has launched a new animation block on YouTube ( The network features four- to six-minute versions of popular animated series, such as SPIDER-MAN, DILBERT, VOLTRON: DEFENDER OF THE UNIVERSE and THE KARATE KID.

This week's installments include Spidey's battle with Electro on SPIDER-MAN; the ultimate search for Voltron on VOLTRON: DEFENDER OF THE UNIVERSE; Lena's office transgression with Dogbert on DILBERT; and Daniel and Miyagi's adventures in Hong Kong on THE KARATE KID.

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YouTube To Share More Revenue

YouTube has announced the expansion of its Partner Program, the revenue-sharing arrangement whereby the most popular and prolific creators of content for the site are able to earn money from their videos. The new program allows any resident of the U.S. or Canada to apply to become a partner, with more international markets to be added soon. 

In evaluating applications, YouTube will focus on users who have built a significant audience and have complied with the site's terms of use. 
For more information, visit

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Viacom Sues YouTube for $1B

Viacom Inc. has filed a federal copyright infringement lawsuit against YouTube, seeking more than $1 billion in damages. Additionally, Viacom wants an injunction forcing Google and YouTube from posting clips of Viacom-owned content. The complaint contends that almost 160,000 unauthorized clips of Viacom's programming have been available on YouTube and that these clips had been viewed more than 1.5 billion times.

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YouTube Promotes Meet the Robinsons During Super Bowl

A new YouTube Channel for MEET THE ROBINSONS has launched with the latest trailers and clips, including a new TV spot for the film that is debuting during this Sunday's Super Bowl. Fans can check back often, as this channel will be updated regularly with the latest videos for the film. The MEET THE ROBINSONS' YouTube Channel is located at and the official MEET THE ROBINSONS movie site is

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Google To Acquire YouTube for $1.65B in Stock

Google Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire YouTube, the consumer media company for people to watch and share original videos, for $1.65 billion in a stock-for-stock transaction. Following the acquisition, YouTube will operate independently to preserve its successful brand.

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Google Eyeing YouTube

According to THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, Google is in negotiations to buy YouTube. Both companies have yet to comment on the reports. The article states that Google is floating $1.6 billion as a possible pricetag for the viral video site. YouTube founder/ceo Chad Hurley previously said he was not adverse to either an IPO or a sale of his quickly growing media phenomenon. However, media experts have also sighted YouTubes legal woes with companies over copyright violations as a stumbling block for any acquisition.

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John K Posts WB Toons Online, Starts War of Words

REN & STIMPY creator John Kricfalusi believes "Warner Bros. Cartoons hates their fans, after Warner Bros. Ent. forced YouTube to remove clips of classic Looney Tunes shorts for its website, which were posted by John K, according to the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

On Kricfalusis blog (, the acclaimed animator posts informative essays about his favorite cartoons, which he has posts clips from to illustrate his point.