Open access publication has already altered the academic landscape vis a vis the final stage of research: publication. One such change stands as yet another means of communicating (and teaching) research results: open access video journals. The beginning of scientific and academic video (or visual) journals, means that researchers have more outlets to share their work. Though different from traditional text articles, open access video journals provide an interactive way to communicate Science. For instance, the video journal JoVE hopes to solve a significant problem in science: irreproducibility of experimental results. With detailed videos accompanying submitted standard manuscripts, researcher’s can simply follow along with the video to reproduce important experiments; this may prove to be one of the most important changes in scientific protocol since the advent of science as a critical field