My life as a Travel Filmmaker

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When I was a teenager the old nuns at the Catholic School I attended let us watch the Matinee of a Movie called ‘World Safari’. It featured a bare chested adventurer called Alby Mangels who galavanted around the world with a mongrel dog and a penchant for models in bikinis. … Continue reading

Travel Vloggers and Travel Business – How to use online video

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I had a fascinating conversation with a mate’s son recently. He is 11 years old, a tween, and a big user of social media and youtube in particular. He told me of his favourite youtube travel channels, and in the process, opened my eyes to a whole next generation of … Continue reading

The Great Firewall of China

The Great Firewall of China

Overlander.tv are heading to China, so no videos for a while. We may find a way to get around the inability to use sites like youtube, but just in case we can’t, here is an early warning as to why things will be quiet here. Mashup of the feature film, … Continue reading

Social Media Popularity vs Producing content for niches with passion

Social Media Popularity vs Producing content for niches with passion

After ten months on the road I’ve taken a well earned break to catch up on some editing. Well, the plan was to catch up on some editing, what I’ve actually found myself indulging in one of my favourite pastimes…research. I’ve finally had time to watch online videos, read books, … Continue reading

A history of online video, a look back at vlogging

A history of online video, a look back at vlogging

Overlander.tv just clocked 11 Million views on youtube! Pretty amazing really. But I suppose not as amazing as youtube’s stats themselves. Last year YouTube had more than 1 trillion views or almost 140 views for every person on Earth! At the moment more than one hour of video is uploaded … Continue reading

WALL OF AMAZING TRAVEL VIDEOS, THANKS TO BLINKX.COM!

I don’t pay enough attention to my blinkx channel, it’s like the well performing student the teacher leaves alone because they get the work done. Blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine performs just as well in ad revenue for overlander.tv as does youtube, and minus the … Continue reading

So you want to travel the world, the lessons learnt 9.5 mths in!

So you want to travel the world, the lessons learnt 9.5 mths in!

At the start of my round the world travel video adventure I made a video talking about the 7 things I wanted to achieve on my trip. 9.5 mths in I look back on what I have achieved. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VgzCP2pE44 The seven goals were: *To see the world *To film the … Continue reading

IS YOUTUBE THE END OF CIVILISATION AS WE KNOW IT!

IS YOUTUBE THE END OF CIVILISATION AS WE KNOW IT!

With affordable cameras every one has become a photographer or filmmaker. But I wonder, who watches all this stuff? With one hour of video being loaded every second, I wonder if this is the end of civilisation as we know it. Will the aliens arrive in the future to an … Continue reading

How to make Business Profile Videos – Youtube Playlist

How to make Business Profile Videos – Youtube Playlist

Mark Shea of Overlander.tv is currently traveling the world, producing travel videos and exploring ways to make money while on the road. With the help of a local Malaysian Video Producer, Raj Singh, he will devise a system that any video producer, anywhere in the world, can use to make … Continue reading

World Tourism Youtube Channel

World Tourism Youtube Channel

Round the World Travel Video Adventurer, Mark Shea, explains what he hopes to achieve with the World Tourism youtube channel. He wants to establish a location where viewers can view all the best tourism videos from around the world. Filmed at Perak Cave Buddhist Temple, Ipoh, Malaysia. ‘The place to … Continue reading