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The new Unreel LA Office!

We’ve moved our main office to Santa Monica for the surf, sunshine, and most importantly, the creators. As a company that seeks to empower content creators, where better to be than the world epicenter for entertainment?   When it comes to video, you cannot throw a malfunctioning hover-board in this town without hitting a creator. Our new office in Downtown Santa Monica affords Unreel the privilege to rub elbows with both the largest and smallest content creators around. Between serendipitous meetings with a...

How to get your fans to pay for your videos!

Most growing content creators know the frustration associated with having one of their videos go viral, generating thousands or even millions of dollars for the host platform, and only receiving a disappointing fraction of that revenue. An even worse feeling is being a content creator who grinds out hit after hit video and develops a large and dedicated fan-base but whose only source of revenue is selling T-shirts and accepting tips. Celebrity is fleeting and there is never a better...

9 things we learned at VidCon

Unreel was representing at VidCon 2016 with a Booth on the creator level.  After 3-days of exploring the sights and sounds and speaking with creators, here is what we learned: 1. The YouTube community is everything it presents itself to be If you watch enough YouTube and ignore the infrequent petty drama, the pervasive vibe is that creators are supportive and grateful people. Meeting them all in real life at VidCon it is very clear that they are just that.   There is a...

Meet Unreel at Vidcon 2016!

Unreel and Chill with us at Vidcon! We've got a booth, come by and say Hi!   Above the sea of chaotic teens and their ear-piercing screeches take haven at the Unreel Booth on the creator level. This year at Vidcon we will have an awesome booth located on the second floor, only accesable by those in the industry. Our booth will be providing bean bags to lounge on, refreshments to nom on, swag to swag on, and the opportunity to speak with...

How Subnetworks can survive YouTube’s ban

A Brave New World for Subnetworks   On June 8th YouTube and Google made the decision to disallow “Subnetworks” from operating on YouTube — effectively disenfranchising all but the largest of MCN’s. It is understandable why the subnetwork system needed reformation; often misrepresenting themselves to up and coming YouTubers by selling false hopes and claims with little substance, some subnetworks were hurting the community as a whole. The system allowed for subnetworks to bait-and-switch their creators by posing as a larger prestigious...

Why share the Glory? Self-Distribute your Film!

TL;DR: Filmmakers used to be limited by an unfair distribution system. Now, self-distribution allows creators to keep full control of their film and their community of fans while raking in the lion's share of the profits. Unreel.me offers an unparalleled option for filmmakers to claim their own site to stream and sell their film.   Don't lose control of your film From inception to distribution a film is the Creator’s child. Raised from a gleam in their eye to a completed audio and...

ReelGenie: Our New Automagic Highlight Reel Creator!

  Automagically generate new content: What does it take to produce a popular video? You need a set, equipment, props, makeup, wardrobe, a crew, and a great idea. It is a costly and time consuming process that any accomplished content creator knows all too well. As a creator you also understand the importance of frequently releasing new content to keep your fans engaged. Videos go stale fast and followers begin to stray once they have seen all of your content. Our instant...

Meet the Support Me Tip Jar

You do it for the fans All content creators do. Nobody sets out to make a video they hope nobody enjoys. It's every video makers goal to produce content that interests viewers. It is their hope and dream that their videos connect with people on such a level that they become fans. That adoration is at the core of nearly every content creator's motivation. Big or small, if your fan base appreciates what you make, it is a reward in and...

Unreel Prediction Systems Know What Your Fans Want to Watch

  TL;DR: Unreel's new A.I. prediction systems is able to learn each fan's preferences and deliver them a personal playlist that will keep them engaged.   Unreel Prediction systems is where super fandom is born! Content creators know that the longer they can engage viewers the better – for both gaining lifelong fans and the bottom line.  This has typically meant a process of trial and error, guessing which videos to show fans next in order to keep them hooked. Some creators have a...

Exciting new updates to unreel.me

TL;DR The new updates to unreel.me include an automatic highlight video generator, a tip jar, A.I. powered video recommendations, MRSS feed support, coupons and new payment options.   Today some major features and fixes are rolling out that will change the way creators use unreel.me!   Introducing:   ReelGenie - Highlight Reel Creator: Automagically create new content by generating highlight reels of your best content! Choose several of your top videos and our Patent Pending A.I will determine their most popular scenes based on social engagement. Then...