5 Steps to Getting Your Film on Social Video Networks


Updated 3/2009: LiberatedFilms.com bit the dust.

In our first public resource, we introduce 5 steps to consider, within context to some base assumptions, and then chart them against 8 top contenders.

  1. Select your audience
  2. Note the lowdown
  3. Check the requirements/limits
  4. Upload the file
  5. Promote the video

YouTube is the obvious consideration, but have you considered Vimeo, LiberatedFilms or Metacafe? When it comes to social video networks, there are some hot alternatives to recommend, 20 more to highlight and many more hoping for some attention.

Our resource will be a living document, updated here on out, reflecting actual usage of these social sites.


Aaron Proctor
Founder, FWD:labs
Director of Photography site


5 Steps to Getting Your Film on Social Video Networks

cinematog / rapher #

Good idea to provide multiple social networking sites as sources of video feeds for your clients!

Ron #

[…] This collaborative resource began in March 2007 as a step-by-step guide for getting your films online. But that wasn’t enough. It needed to be a real utility, sortable for your needs, updatable to do justice to the movers and shakers out there. So, our “museum” of social video networks is now open. Additions and edits to the data are in your hands; ideas for searching, comparing or sharing the data are also encouraged. […]

The Social Video Networks You Need to Know / Fast Forward - FWD:labs #

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