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2014 Times Square Ball app makes the New York New Year’s Eve experience available worldwide

459260863_640New Year’s Eve 2014 marked the fifth time that Livestream made it possible for the whole world to experience Times Square’s famous celebration. While the Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, organizers of Times Square New Year’s Eve, has partnered in the past with Livestream on the official app, For the first time, users were able to talk directly with the Times Square Ball, who shared its perspective on the  Times Square festivities via Twitter. Read more

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Create Quick Video for the Web

Create Quick Video for the WebLearn how to shoot, edit, and encode online video! Starting October 4, write video scripts and story outlines, shoot and edit film, and broadcast your work on video-sharing sites like YouTube and Vimeo. Students will get hands-on experience with a Canon HDV camera and Final Cut in this course. Register now! 
 

2014 NHL Winter Classic to likely be highest rated, most social (and snowiest?) yet

hi-res-167200855-look-at-the-2014-nhl-winter-classic-jerseys-displayed_crop_northIn 2009, Sports Illustrated’s Dan Shaughnessy wrote the following about the NHL’s Winter Classic: “But now hockey owns New Year’s Day the way baseball owns the Fourth of July and football owns Thanksgiving.” The idea was obvious, but the actual execution was a different story: play a nationally televised NHL game outdoors. Since 2008, NHL games have become a New Year’s Day staple, played at some of America’s largest baseball and football stadiums. Read more

A second screen New Year’s

Whether you were among the thousands of people in Times Square waiting for the ball to drop or halfway around the world, this past year you had the opportunity to experience New Year’s Eve like never before. The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, organizers of Times Square New Year’s Eve, along with partners Toshiba and Livestream joined forces to make New Year’s Eve 2012 the most interactive yet by introducing the 2013 version of its Times Square Ball App. Read more