Vimeo launches in day-and-date movie release

Online video service Vimeo has made the new Neil Labute feature film Some Girl(s) available on its on-demand service at the same time as it is launched theatrically. The film, based on the play of the same name, stars Kristen Bell and Adam Brody and follows a successful writer (Brody) who, on the eve of […]

Vimeo launches paid-for on-demand service

Vimeo has launched a service that allows Vimeo Pro members to sell content via the video sharing site. Vimeo On Demand will allow content producers to select the price point for their programming as well as the locations in which it will be available. Vimeo said that, after transaction costs have been deducted, the revenue […]

Vimeo hires AOL exec as CEO

Online video site Vimeo has hired former AOL executive Kerry Trainor as chief executive. This follows the move of Dae Mellencamp to president of the IAC-owned company. Trainor was previously senior vice president of AOL’s Huffington Post Media Group. “Under Dae’s guidance, Vimeo has grown from a fledgling video sharing site to a business with […]

Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp mulls Vimeo sale

Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp is reportedly eyeing a sale of its online video service Vimeo. The company, which operates a number of content businesses including Electus and CollegeHumor as well as and, is looking to raise US$50 million (€38 million) in a new funding round that would see it spin off the site. IAC […]

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