A call from space – a radio- and advertising spot produced by our student interns

Aliens contact a space agency but there are major communication problems… That’s how the radio- and advertising spot produced by our two student interns Nikolas and Michael under the direction of Creative Director Arthur, 3D-Animator Manuel and Sounddesigner Steffen at alugha starts. Here’s a brief report on their work. Of course, we are not going to withhold this cool video from you afterwards 🙂

YouTube Red – video giant started paid service

Does this sound familiar: You quickly want to watch a video on YouTube, click Play and what’s coming? Advertisment! Even though it’s just a few seconds, it’s still annoying. Certainly, the company google is aware of this, too. Therefore, YouTube has been ad-free since the beginning of October – however, only for those who use the fee-based YouTube Red. Until now, this paid service has only been available in the US (9,99$ per month), but according to YouTube the implementation in further important markets – including Germany – is planned for the coming year.

Facebook as video platform – where are we heading to?

Mark Zuckerberg announced last year that facebook might evolve into a social video platform within the next five years. Lately the company from Silicon Valley draw attention to themselves as it overtook with the number of desktop video processing requests even the market leader YouTube.

Even at Facebook gnaw the ravages of time. The social network could lose user in the future. Portals like Instagram or Pinterest are already enjoying a high popularity especially by young users. But how to counteract to the loss of users? There is only one thing: detect and track trends. And therefore all signs at Facebook point to video!

alugha player with further important updates

During the last weeks we gave you a couple of interesting updates related to our player and the website. We also promised you that we will further work as hard as possible on alugha. We do not want to deny you this great update we deployed in the last 24h!

Yesterday we uploaded a new version of our video player to our server and this comes with three very important improvements: