VHX For Artists now open for distribution and disruption

Only six months after its first digital release, the VHX team is now actively looking for creators with independent projects to distribute. What is VHX looking for in potential clients, though — and what do its clients get out of it?

The incredible story of Indie Game: The Movie

The independent film’s lifecycle has undergone a lot of upheaval in the last 20 years, but digital distribution’s truly disrupting things. Less than six months after debuting at Sundance, Indie Game: The Movie will be available for sale via iTunes, VHX and gaming platform Steam.

Aziz Ansari’s $5 comedy special is powered by Vhx.tv

Comedian Aziz Ansari is following in Louis CK’s footsteps, selling his new stand-up special directly to fans as a $5 DRM-free download. The offering is powered by VHX.tv, and the company’s founders told me that they have great hopes for crowdfunding in 2012.

Social Video Site VHX.tv Could Win the Discovery War

Social video sharing and discovery site VHX.tv is preparing to open up for public beta this Tuesday, after launching for private beta in early April. And with an eye-catching design and plenty of fun features, it might be the ultimate “what should I watch?” solution.

Video Interview: How to Go Viral

Jamie Wilkinson, aka Jamie Dubs, is the go-to guy if you want to learn anything about Internet memes. He’s the brain behind Know Your Meme, and until recently used to be Rocketboom’s Internet Research Scientist, complete with lab coat and white board.
Wilkinson looked into the origin of such seminal Internet memes like FAIL or All Your Base Are Belong To Us for the show, and he also dug up a lot of interesting stuff about viral videos like Where is Matt, the Howard Dean Scream or even the Evolution of Dance.
With all that knowledge about videos that gathered millions of views and in some cases went on to become pop culture phenomenons, we thought we’d ask Wilkinson if there’s any formula to virality. What do you need to do to become Internet famous, what should you avoid, and what are the chances that you’re actually going to make any money with this?
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