Along with CDBaby, TuneCore was and is one of the best ways for independent artists to get their music onto iTunes without going through the hassle of trying to score a full-on record deal with the
Now they've just announced that they're doing the same for video. The setup works thusly: you send them your video and they encode / submit to iTunes for a fee based on the length of the video. After that, your video goes through the standard iTunes terms and conditions (Sorry, Paris H, you'll be rejected, we think) before getting added. After that, the copyrights and the revenues from iTunes go straight to you.
Indie music, HD content, incredible distribution, now all we need is that whole DRM situation rectified, kay?