Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Katy Perry VEVO

Katy Perry is a singer and songwriter with international fame. Her YouTube channel has over 12 million subscribers, and almost nothing is captioned on her channel. (There was one video with Japanese captions).  Here is a sampling of five videos from Katy Perry's channel that have been captioned by crowd sourced captioners.

How popular is Katy Perry on YouTube? In March 2014, Katy Perry's channel was ranked #2 worldwide.
Katy Perry's Uncaptioned YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/KatyPerryVEVO

Examples of crowd sourced captioned Katy Perry videos:
  1. Katy Perry Unconditionally (Official)
  2. Katy Perry - Roar (Captioned on YouTube in Japanese but not in English!) 
  3. Katy Perry - Firework 
  4. Katy Perry - Thinking of You
  5. Katy Perry - E.T. ft Kanye West
To find more captioned Katy Perry videos, search Amara.org on "Katy Perry."

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

PewDiePie

PewDiePie is a top channel on YouTube.  PewDiePie, a Swedish video game commentator, does not currently caption. Crowd sourced captioners have captioned some PewDiePie videos. Here is a sampling of ten crowd sourced captioned videos done in the face of the failure of PewDiePie to closed caption.

How popular is PewDiePie? As of 4/23/2014 it was #1 on YouTube worldwide.




PewdiePie's Uncaptioned YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/PewDiePie

Examples of crowd sourced captioned PewdiePie videos:

  1. A World Record! Fridays with PewDiePie
  2. Awkward Games
  3. Ducks Animated
  4. Fridays with PewDiePie Live?
  5. Hard vs Easy (Fridays with PewDiePie)
  6. Jabba the Hut
  7. Let Me Be Your Hero
  8. Ma New Doge
  9. Master Surgeon! PewDiePie Animated
  10. We're Electric! Kinect Party
To find more captioned PewDiePie videos, search Amara.org with keyword "PewDiePie."

Monday, April 28, 2014

Academia de Mayordomos

In English, the title is "Butler's Academy," and it is about a boy who does not like to study. He sees an advertisement, and signs up for a butler's academy. However, butlering is not what he imagined it would be. Ten episodes, captioned in English. Trailer is not captioned.



https://www.youtube.com/user/Oportunato

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Libres

Leaving behind the city, seven people start a new life in a deserted village. They have misunderstandings which cause them to attempt to regain the local people's trust as well as handling their own relationships and beliefs including encountering unusual phenomena in the local forest. Not an easy task.

Note: Subtitled in English. If the Spanish captions are on, they'll overlap the English subtitles. Episode 9 has delayed captions.


http://www.youtube.com/user/libreslaserie

Awards: 

Best Drama, Rome Web Awards 2014
Cinematography,( 2) Lead Actress, Supporting Actor - LAwebfest 2014

Selection: 

Drama, Melbourne Webfest 2014
TOwebfest 2014

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

OFF2KALI Comedy

A webseries with humor that's pointed, sometimes edgy, witty, or brainless, but there's always a target in mind.

"Because The Jester Without Teeth Is A Fool."


https://www.youtube.com/user/off2kali

Selection: 

TOwebfest 2014

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Hinterlands

Paul is a young man of 16, into theoretical physics and lives in the middle of nowhere. His being a scrawny science nerd can make him into a bully magnet, even more so with him being gay. For anyone in the Hinterlands, life's not easy.

Note: This is part of the TREVOR Project, of saving young lives. http://www.thetrevorproject.org/   #AskForHelp


https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHbimPLlGHECHWlwYeoXUaT9w7jMktvdj

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Oh, Liza


Series about a young woman who moves back home to her parents' only to find that she has lost her childhood bedroom to a young man. She tries to get back in touch with old friends and rebuild her life as an adult. Has both drama and comedy. Note: Includes strong language. Professional captioning by VITAC.


http://vimeo.com/ohliza
or
http://www.watchliza.com

Classic Alice

Series about a young adult who creates a documentary about her life in response to a bad essay grade.



http://www.youtube.com/user/ClassicAliceSeries

Thursday, April 3, 2014

The Oldest Job in the World

Italian webseries. A female lawyer has funny things happen in her office.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoDEbz6w6-A

Awards:

Lead Actress and Writing - LAwebfest 2014

Johnny - The Series

From the webseries description:
Italian webseries. The life of Daniele Cortesi, a common man, is turned upside down when his lover, Sonia Deodori, is murdered. Accused of murder, he will face a long year between legal assistants and psychiatric sessions. Proved his innocence, for lack of evidence, Daniele returns to normal. Ready to start a new life, an encounter with a mysterious individual will upset again its existence.


http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDMYEvKkYklu5qI-XEWP7KaalIFN-3asQ

 Awards:

Best episode, Rome Web Awards 2014
Best Villain, Rome Web Awards 2014
Best Web Series, Rome Web Awards 2014
Writing, Lead Actor, Series - LAwebfest 2014

Selection: 

Rome Web Awards 2014 - Best Horror/Thriller, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor, Best Dramatic Scene, Best Opening

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

We Are Angels

A fantasy series that revolves around the lives of angels and demons. Life on Earth is short. On being chosen, they descend onto a journey to fulfill their lives as true angels to a human in pain.


https://www.youtube.com/user/weareangelsseries

Awards:

Best Cinematography - Hollyweb 2014