How Much Does a Video Cost in 2019?

| June 5, 2019

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Video isn’t a luxury anymore; for online businesses, video is a necessity, and well worth both the investment and the time and effort to do well. The numbers just don’t lie: consumers love videos and use videos to influence purchasing decisions.

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NXNE

NXNE Music, Gaming, Comedy and more Festival is one of the largest and most important in Canada held every June in Toronto. NXNE was formed in 1995 in partnership with Austin's SXSW and celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2019. 2019 dates are June 7 - 16. Discovery is at the core of NXNE's music programming featuring top international and Canadian acts in ascension. Acts like: Run the Jewels, St. Vincent, Billy Talent, Sarah Harmer, Feist, Broken Social Scene, the Weeknd, Joey Badass, Grimes and a hundreds more have all played the festival at critical stages in their careers.

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