Total Recut Powers Movie-Buff Website With Eyespot Video Platform

Total Recut Chooses Eyespot for Video Hosting, Publishing and Editing Applications; Consumers Create and Share Short Films at

Total Recut, a recently launched Website for movie enthusiasts, has deployed Eyespot’s Video Personalization Suite ( for video hosting and services. Movie fans can now upload videos, create, remix, and share short films at Total Recut joins a growing roster of mid- and small-size publishers using Eyespot’s new self-serve video platform to drive traffic, loyalty and viral sharing.

“Along with basic video hosting, we needed to make it easy for consumers to interact with our content, in order to drive impressions and grow our community,” said Owen Gallagher, creative director of Total Recut. “Eyespot understands that engagement is critical, and allows us to offer a user experience that rivals that of household-name content providers, but at a price point suitable for our early-stage Website.”

Eyespot’s Video Personalization Suite can be up and running on any site in a matter of hours through a simple self-provisioning process, and includes:

--  Video hosting, video streaming, video moderation, and video editing
    tools, delivered in a software-as-a-service model
--  Applications that let consumers upload videos and view and share
    content online and via mobile, all from a publisher's own Website
--  The ability to manage, combine, and distribute both professional and
    user-generated content
--  A library of more than 1,000,000 rights-cleared videos, music and
--  In-stream video advertising from leading networks including Google
    AdSense for Video, Tremor Media,, YouMe, and others
--  The option to leverage the Eyespot network for content syndication for
    added reach and visibility
--  Free (ad-supported) or low-cost monthly subscription offerings

“When you allow consumers to make content their own, they share it enthusiastically and become highly engaged ambassadors for your brand,” said Jim Kaskade, President and CEO of Eyespot. “Many small and mid-sized publishers, however, have been stymied by the investment in staff, time and resources in order to create, deploy, and monetize video on their sites. Now, Websites like Total Recut can reach a broad user base, fuel the creativity of the community, and drive the traffic and loyalty that define success in a highly competitive online environment without being burdened with the complexities of video infrastructure.”

About Total Recut

Total Recut provides online resources and social networking opportunities for fans and creators of video recuts, remixes and mash-ups. Users can watch videos or showcase their own work in the galleries, download copyright free source material to use in their own remix projects, learn about remix culture and copyright issues, undertake instructional video tutorials and enter contests to win prizes or just for fun.

About Eyespot

Eyespot is a video platform that includes Web-based and mobile applications and media libraries for publishers of all sizes that consumers use to personalize and virally distribute ad-supported video content. The Eyespot Video Personalization Suite features drag-and-drop video editing tools, mobile and broadband distribution capabilities, access to a library of over 1,000,000 rights-cleared videos, photos, and music, and instant monetization across an exchange of best-in-class rich media ad-networks. Eyespot is a trusted partner to more than 4,000 leading publishers in the music, film, broadcast TV, sports, and social networking sectors. For more information, visit

Jim Kaskade

Jim Kaskade is a serial entrepreneur & enterprise software executive of over 36 years. He is the CEO of Conversica, a leader in Augmented Workforce solutions that help clients attract, acquire, and grow end-customers. He most recently successfully exited a PE-backed SaaS company, Janrain, in the digital identity security space. Prior to identity, he led a digital application business of over 7,000 people ($1B). Prior to that he led a big data & analytics business of over 1,000 ($250M). He was the CEO of a Big Data Cloud company ($50M); was an EIR at PARC (the Bell Labs of Silicon Valley) which resulted in a spinout of an AML AI company; led two separate private cloud software startups; founded of one of the most advanced digital video SaaS companies delivering online and wireless solutions to over 10,000 enterprises; and was involved with three semiconductor startups (two of which he founded, one of which he sold). He started his career engineering massively parallel processing datacenter applications. Jim has an Electrical and Computer Science Engineering degree from University of California, Santa Barbara, with an emphasis in semiconductor design and computer science; and an MBA from the University of San Diego with an emphasis in entrepreneurship and finance.

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