The new music video from “Birdemic 2: The Resurrection” is every you dreamed it would be!
Eh hem. We’ve got some exciting news to share with you today. But, sometimes words aren’t enough to express yourself, or they simply don’t make you as happy as this.
As of today, you can now post a picture, gif or video in your comment.
Here’s how it works:
1) Below each video you will see an option to write a comment.
2) Write your comment as usual.
3) Right below where you put your comment, you can click “Attach a video” to post a video in your comment (it can be from Chill, Youtube or Vimeo etc.), or you can click “Attach a photo” to attach a photo or gif.
4) Press enter and rejoice.
We just launched a new product that is near and dear to hearts—it’s called Chill Direct. Direct is the entertainment industry’s first platform for filmmakers, comedians and musicians to produce, own and distribute content directly to their fans. We believe this is a critical step towards an ecosystem where artists are finally in control of their creative destiny.
We’re going to make it easy for anyone with a creative vision to distribute their work to millions of people. It will also soon become essential for artists to be— able to distribute their best work directly to fans—amazing work should have no boundaries.
We are so proud to be launching with an incredible slate of projects that are exclusively available on Chill:
MARIA BAMFORD: THE SPECIAL SPECIAL SPECIAL! – An hour-long comedy special written by and starring comedian Maria Bamford and produced by Chill.
PLEASE SUBSCRIBE –A documentary film about following the lives of several top YouTube stars including Hannah Hart, Mitchell Davis, Grace Helbig, MysteryGuitarMan, Dan Brown, SeaNanners, Will of DC and more, directed by Dan Dobi.
THANK YOU FOR JUDGING – A documentary feature film from actor-director Michael Urie (Ugly Betty, Partners) about the world of competitive high school forensic speech and debate.
THE NEW KIND – An Anime inspired sci-fi series set in our near future where a young couple’s psychic love holds the key to our evolutionary transformation. Over 200 artists from 29 different countries have collaborated to construct Writer/Director Peter Hyoguchi’s vision of this post-economic collapse world.
BATTLEFIELD OF THE MIND – A documentary feature film about America’s homeless veterans and those suffering from PTSD.Directed and produced by Fran Strine. Co-produced by Aaron Lewis, front man of rock band Staind and narrated by legendary Megadeth bassist, David Ellefson.
JULIEN & CLAIRE – A narrative feature film about an American dancer who meets a French musician on the streets of Paris, directed by Adam Neustadter.
UNKNOWN SENDER – A critically acclaimed suspense series from writer-producer Steven E. de Souza (48 Hours, Commando, Die Hard 1 & 2, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider), with all-new, never-before-seen episodes and exclusive behind-the-scenes videos.
If you are a creator looking to distribute you premium video content on Chill, here are some cool things you can expect from us:
- Flexible pricing
- Full creative control and rights ownership
- Socially integrated marketing pages that leverage your existing social media communities across Facebook and Twitter
- Easily accept payments from all major credit card providers including PayPal
- Video uploading, encoding and distribution across all Internet connected devices
- A real-time analytics platform so you can define who your customers are, where they’re coming from and what is converting
Our goal is to make it dead simple for artists to globally distribute premium video to their fans. Check out the new projects available for download in the Chill store and enjoy.
Well how about that. Today the nominations for the 16th Annual Webby Awards were announced and we’re proud to say that Chill has been selected as an Official Honoree.
We’re just getting started reinventing the way people discover and watch video and we couldn’t do this without the interesting and passionate people who enjoy Chill every day.
Sure, company awards and honors don’t ultimately matter in the lives of our users. But sometimes a little recognition goes a long way in singling out the work of our very talented team.
With nearly 10,000 entries received from all 50 US states and over 60 countries, we’re thrilled to be in very good company in the social media category. Congrats to all of our fellow honorees!