U.K. indie producer and Guardian columnist Anthony Lilley provides an excellent contextual wrap-up of the week’s key developments in the online video space, including:
- The arrival of iTunes video downloads in the UK;
- NBCU’s non-renewal of its video deal with iTunes;
- South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s online syndication deal with Viacom — a watershed moment for the producers of the most sought after content;
- Google’s deal with music collecting societies the MCPS and PRS.