1. matthewerosenberg:

    My good friend Todd directed and wrote an amazing short film called The Exit Room. Just featured on Vimeo Staff Picks! Keep an eye on these guys.

  2. cameotv:

LA-based photographer Aleks Kocev (@alekskocev) takes us places unknown. Atop hills of sand dunes in Death Valley to the depths of the sea in Thailand, Aleks offers a unique perspective in his Cameos. He’s traveled to various locations throughout the world, including 14 countries.  A former visual effects artist, Aleks quit his desk job in the pursuit of living and creating incredible work from outside the cubicle. To view his photography, visit alekskocev.com.
Check out his Cameos at cameo.tv/alekskocev.
Aleks gave us five pro tips for creating beautiful videos with Cameo: 
1. Think about your narrative
Ask yourself: what am I trying to highlight? What emotion are you trying to invoke? Are you trying to be impactful, funny, envious? Ask yourself these questions when composing and putting together your video. For example, in my Cameo “Space Between the Light”, I use my shoes as the unifying theme to reflect the journey.
2. Make sure you get enough b-roll
You’ll need some main shots to wow your audience, but make sure you get the stuff in between that reflects your full story. You want viewers to feel like they are right there with you in the passenger seat. It’s always better to have too many clips than too little.
3. Focus is your friend
This goes without saying, but make sure you focus on the subject when shooting. While recording you can tap on the area of the screen to focus the shot. This can help with adjusting exposure and highlighting your main subject. It’d be a real shame to put in all the work only to have a blurry beautiful landscape shot.
4. Pushing your clips to the extreme the GoPro
There are certain places your phone simply can’t go. Let’s say diving 18 meters down in Koh Tao, Thailand. These are times when a GoPro can be your best friend. The burly, waterproof camera allows me to capture great clips that I might have missed. If you can’t afford a GoPro, I recommend checking out the Lifeproof iPhone case. 
5. Pick music that adds to your story
Shooting clips is really only 80% of the journey. The last 20% is the music that ties everything together. I usually collect all of my clips and then pick a Featured Cameo Soundtrack, editing to the beat of the song. Don’t be afraid to trim a couple seconds off a clip to hit the musical progression in just the right way. This way there’s highs and lows in your Cameo to sync up perfectly with that beautiful golden hour shot.

    cameotv:

    LA-based photographer Aleks Kocev (@alekskocev) takes us places unknown. Atop hills of sand dunes in Death Valley to the depths of the sea in Thailand, Aleks offers a unique perspective in his Cameos. He’s traveled to various locations throughout the world, including 14 countries.  A former visual effects artist, Aleks quit his desk job in the pursuit of living and creating incredible work from outside the cubicle. To view his photography, visit alekskocev.com.

    Check out his Cameos at cameo.tv/alekskocev.

    Aleks gave us five pro tips for creating beautiful videos with Cameo: 

    1. Think about your narrative

    Ask yourself: what am I trying to highlight? What emotion are you trying to invoke? Are you trying to be impactful, funny, envious? Ask yourself these questions when composing and putting together your video. For example, in my Cameo “Space Between the Light”, I use my shoes as the unifying theme to reflect the journey.

    2. Make sure you get enough b-roll

    You’ll need some main shots to wow your audience, but make sure you get the stuff in between that reflects your full story. You want viewers to feel like they are right there with you in the passenger seat. It’s always better to have too many clips than too little.

    3. Focus is your friend

    This goes without saying, but make sure you focus on the subject when shooting. While recording you can tap on the area of the screen to focus the shot. This can help with adjusting exposure and highlighting your main subject. It’d be a real shame to put in all the work only to have a blurry beautiful landscape shot.

    4. Pushing your clips to the extreme the GoPro

    There are certain places your phone simply can’t go. Let’s say diving 18 meters down in Koh Tao, Thailand. These are times when a GoPro can be your best friend. The burly, waterproof camera allows me to capture great clips that I might have missed. If you can’t afford a GoPro, I recommend checking out the Lifeproof iPhone case. 

    5. Pick music that adds to your story

    Shooting clips is really only 80% of the journey. The last 20% is the music that ties everything together. I usually collect all of my clips and then pick a Featured Cameo Soundtrack, editing to the beat of the song. Don’t be afraid to trim a couple seconds off a clip to hit the musical progression in just the right way. This way there’s highs and lows in your Cameo to sync up perfectly with that beautiful golden hour shot.

  3. A Vimey-yan Cycle -  a day at the office http://cameo.tv/c/4J2dL2YI

    A Vimey-yan Cycle - a day at the office http://cameo.tv/c/4J2dL2YI

  4. Simpsons clouds

    Simpsons clouds

  5. Amazing Breakfast - http://cameo.tv/c/U92mXr18

    Amazing Breakfast - http://cameo.tv/c/U92mXr18

  6. new kicks

    new kicks

  7. Celebrating Hype! -  digging the latest theme http://cameo.tv/c/cbePKKcc

    Celebrating Hype! - digging the latest theme http://cameo.tv/c/cbePKKcc

  8. Tax Time, @mc Saved Me - http://cameo.tv/c/y8i9yrvW

    Tax Time, @mc Saved Me - http://cameo.tv/c/y8i9yrvW

  9. Stroll Downtown -  Quick look at Hudson Yard & @Vimeo IAC HQ visiting later today http://cameo.tv/c/8LAgSNcX

    Stroll Downtown - Quick look at Hudson Yard & @Vimeo IAC HQ visiting later today http://cameo.tv/c/8LAgSNcX

  10. Backyard Weather -  Can’t wait for #spring weather http://cameo.tv/c/gRaXxAJI

    Backyard Weather - Can’t wait for #spring weather http://cameo.tv/c/gRaXxAJI

  11. cameotv:

Cameo started with a simple yet ambitious mission: turn anyone with a mobile phone and a story to tell into a filmmaker. Since we launched last year, we’ve seen this vision come to life in ways we’d never imagined.
Today, we have some exciting news: Cameo is joining forces with Vimeo! With the support of Vimeo and its community of millions, we plan to continue pursuing our mission to build an incredible, powerful platform for storytelling.
To be clear, the Cameo you know isn’t going anywhere. Cameo will still exist as it does today — with the same name and purpose in life. But you can expect a whole lot more in terms of product features and community development.
Whether you’re an experienced filmmaker or using Cameo to capture everyday moments, you’ve been with us from the start, and we want to say THANK YOU. Having you on Cameo means so much to us, and it’s been your approach to creativity and your acceptance of new ideas that has allowed us to get to this point. Everything we do going forward will be inspired by what you’ve put into our service, and we couldn’t do this without you.
Best, 
Matthew RosenbergCo-Founder and CEO

    cameotv:

    Cameo started with a simple yet ambitious mission: turn anyone with a mobile phone and a story to tell into a filmmaker. Since we launched last year, we’ve seen this vision come to life in ways we’d never imagined.

    Today, we have some exciting news: Cameo is joining forces with Vimeo! With the support of Vimeo and its community of millions, we plan to continue pursuing our mission to build an incredible, powerful platform for storytelling.

    To be clear, the Cameo you know isn’t going anywhere. Cameo will still exist as it does today — with the same name and purpose in life. But you can expect a whole lot more in terms of product features and community development.

    Whether you’re an experienced filmmaker or using Cameo to capture everyday moments, you’ve been with us from the start, and we want to say THANK YOU. Having you on Cameo means so much to us, and it’s been your approach to creativity and your acceptance of new ideas that has allowed us to get to this point. Everything we do going forward will be inspired by what you’ve put into our service, and we couldn’t do this without you.

    Best, 

    Matthew Rosenberg
    Co-Founder and CEO

  12. Sun Is Shining! -  Cameooooooooooo time! A hint of spring this fine Saturday. #spring #sunshine http://cameo.tv/c/aaZffKWx

    Sun Is Shining! - Cameooooooooooo time! A hint of spring this fine Saturday. #spring #sunshine http://cameo.tv/c/aaZffKWx

  13. cameotv:

Pro skater Tyler Hendley continuously makes us jealous that we don’t live in Southern California, know how to skateboard really really well, and go on skate tours to Egypt and other exotic places.
The four-time X-Games medalist was kind enough to put together a few suggestions for how to create tiptop skate Cameos. (He’s really good at it so you should pay attention). 
He’s also launching a few original shows on Cameo over the next month, so follow him @tylerhendley, and keep an eye out.
Tip 1: Find your spot.  Try to get something scenic, Be wary of sand/dirt/pebbles, potential pedestrian obstacles and cops.
Tip 2: Choose your obstacle & make sure its rideable. Test the slide, some wax may be needed, slowmo wax shots are ripping. Old candles do the trick.
Tip 3: Pick your tricks. Be sure to get the angle and film the face not the butt ha Flip in flip out if you got it.
Tip 4: Grab a shot in slowmo (how to). Use a fisheye lens or a long angle lens if you have one, if not get one’ (Olloclip preferably because they are the best). Get a low angle and get as close to the action as possible.
Tip 5: Try and capture the whole day. Beers, babes, lunch, naps etc. It’s the full story that makes for the best videos. Save that epic shot for last. End with a banging trick or a superduper artsy fartsy clip. The last shot should tie it all together. 

    cameotv:

    Pro skater Tyler Hendley continuously makes us jealous that we don’t live in Southern California, know how to skateboard really really well, and go on skate tours to Egypt and other exotic places.

    The four-time X-Games medalist was kind enough to put together a few suggestions for how to create tiptop skate Cameos. (He’s really good at it so you should pay attention). 

    He’s also launching a few original shows on Cameo over the next month, so follow him @tylerhendley, and keep an eye out.

    Tip 1: Find your spot.  Try to get something scenic, Be wary of sand/dirt/pebbles, potential pedestrian obstacles and cops.

    Tip 2: Choose your obstacle & make sure its rideable. Test the slide, some wax may be needed, slowmo wax shots are ripping. Old candles do the trick.

    Tip 3: Pick your tricks. Be sure to get the angle and film the face not the butt ha Flip in flip out if you got it.

    Tip 4: Grab a shot in slowmo (how to). Use a fisheye lens or a long angle lens if you have one, if not get one’ (Olloclip preferably because they are the best). Get a low angle and get as close to the action as possible.

    Tip 5: Try and capture the whole day. Beers, babes, lunch, naps etc. It’s the full story that makes for the best videos. Save that epic shot for last. End with a banging trick or a superduper artsy fartsy clip. The last shot should tie it all together. 

  14. Lost My Keys -  sucks. http://cameo.tv/c/RIZhzfq3

    Lost My Keys - sucks. http://cameo.tv/c/RIZhzfq3

  15. Ecstasy -  Curry Club chicken tikka masala + tandoori chicken + dosas! #food #indian http://cameo.tv/c/WPvie69z

    Ecstasy - Curry Club chicken tikka masala + tandoori chicken + dosas! #food #indian http://cameo.tv/c/WPvie69z