Posts Tagged ‘videos’

SingTel Premieres Chinese New Year Comedy Short Film

Saturday, January 4th, 2020

Singtel has launched its annual short film for Chinese New Year, celebrating the season’s spirit of making connections and strengthening ties with a big dose of humour.

‘His Grandfather’s Road’ by Singtel for Chinese New Year. Click on the image to play the watch the short film.

‘His Grandfather’s Road’ by Singtel for Chinese New Year. Click on the image to play the watch the short film.

The short film is titled ‘His Grandfather’s Road’ – a phrase Singaporeans sometimes use to describe drivers who behave as if they own the road.

The video centres on a road rage altercation between two families that ends on a buoyant and conciliatory note when they realise that they have a lot more in common than they thought.

More details from the press release on the comedy.

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Twitter launches Periscope on Android (already on iOS)

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

You can get Periscope free on the Google Play Store.

Periscope is now available for Android.

Periscope is now available for Android.

Periscope enables users to start or watch a live video broadcast.

Android owners using Version 4.4 (KitKat) and above can download Periscope from Google Play.

Periscope on Android has all the same core features of the existing Periscope:

  • start a public or private broadcast.
  • choose to allow comments from just those you follow.
  • interact with a broadcaster by chatting or sending hearts.

There are a few things that are unique to Android:

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Singapore editor wins Mishmash Asia prize

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Singapore-based freelance editor Christie Madley was awarded a local prize for submitting the best entry in South-East Asia & Hong Kong. Her video art – Lilac Chaser – is a unique mix of experimental movement that creates a hallucinatory sensation.

The Mishmash music/video/remix competition received 300 entries from more than 50 countries around the world over a two months period that started in January.

Getty Images has announced the five winners of the annual competition.

Prize Winner Video
Global Grand Prix and Americas Jason Harper (US) In This Shop
Asia Pacific Marcia Hawira (New Zealand) Natalia
EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Blake Dixon (UK) The Newton N. Minow Experience
Public vote prize Bartolome Barrero (Spain) Mother Nature
Local prize (South East Asia & Hong Kong) Christie Madley (Singapore) Lilac Chaser

“So colourful and meaningful!” was how jury member and leading Bollywood film producer Aashish Singh from Yash Raj Films described Madley’s entry.Each of the winning entries cleverly blurred the lines between imagery and video to create works which both impressed and challenged the judges with their creativity, story-telling techniques, slick editing and innovative subject matter.

The competition was judged by 29 of the world’s leading music, technology and film production professionals.

“Very unique, very original,” commented Toshiya Kono, Creative Director of Hakuhodo DY Media Partners Japan, on Madley’s remix.Mishmash entrants could choose to enter one of three categories: short story, music video or video art.

Each film, which needed to be between one and three minutes long, was created using Getty Images video, music and imagery content.

Top ten: YouTube music videos in 2011 – Globally

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

What are your favourite music videos on YouTube?

Here are the most-watched music videos on YouTube in 2011 (globally):

1. Jennifer Lopez – On The Floor ft. Pitbull

Here are the rest of the Top Ten:

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Top ten: YouTube community videos in 2011 – Globally

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

“The 10 most-watched YouTube videos of 2011 show that around the world, whatever language we speak, there are certain things that bring us all together around a computer screen or mobile phone — adorable babies, talented performers, and clever advertising.” — YouTube Trends Manager Kevin Allocca.

Globally, the most-watched YouTube community videos in 2011 are:

1. Rebecca Black – Friday (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

The rest of the Top Ten videos are:

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Top ten: YouTube music videos in 2011 in Singapore

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

In a year when YouTube reached 48 hours of content uploaded every minute, YouTube viewers in Singapore couldn’t get enough of global smashes from LMFAO, Jennifer Lopez and Bruno Mars, as well as viral hits like the comedic tunings of “Nice Guys” (finish last), and local YouTube hit Yam Ah Mee.

In Singapore, the most watched music videos from major music labels in 2011 are:

1. LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem ft. Lauren Bennett, GoonRock

Here are the rest of the Top Ten videos:

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