or STREAMING VIDEO?
We at Energetic Productions Inc. (producers of Tom Bearden
and Energy from the Vacuum™ books and science videos) are well aware of
the convenience of instant streaming to satisfy immediate viewing needs.
But are the needs in fact immediate?
obstacle is the way users have been trained to think about what streaming
services are for, namely on-demand, anytime, and binge-mode viewing.
We have produced all these books and films as a permanent
record of science that has been “lost,” found, and may well be lost again,
and have invested a considerable amount to ensure that the film production
values elevate the subjects and the science to a level that does them
justice and enhances credibility.
Likewise with the book production design and artwork.
Our material is not instantly consumable entertainment. It
is a permanent record designed to educate and make sure that the
pioneering work of Tom Bearden, John Bedini et al. doesn’t disappear down
That is why we will continue to publish books as books, and
film as DVDs.
This article entitled
Will Happen to My Music Library When Spotify Dies”
exactly underlines why this is our policy.
The shipping is expensive and labor intensive, but it does
give you peace of mind that you will have in your hands something that,
you can take your time with and digest the contents at your pace.
Video is a different matter, especially as many of today’s
laptop computers do not have the means of playing DVDs, which is our
There are a number of workarounds, and inexpensive DVD
players are easily available and can be connected to TVs, which most
people still have. The GOM software on laptops is quite popular for
playing DVDs, and Play Stations also play DVDs.
are also 19 video trailers for the Series on YouTube for those of you that
want to see some free video. We also posted on YouTube a one hour video of
John Bedini in the lab and the trailer for Tom Bearden's video "Aids -
The streaming “landscape” continues to be in an almost
daily state of flux, and we are monitoring it to see if there is a niche
that we can use for video, but this is a complex issue and meaningful
analysis for the long-term takes time. Regardless of which direction we
take, we will still continue to produce DVDs in parallel with any
It is also extremely labor intensive, as with over 50
titles, our catalog will have to be reformatted to fit the streaming
requirements “du jour.”
We hope this clarifies this issue.
The Energetic Productions Team