Maker Studios Inc

Type: Company
Name: Maker Studios Inc
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 7 reports

Lindsey Stirling signs with Disney's Maker Studios

CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Lindsey Stirling has signed a new deal with Disney's Maker Studios.The 27-year-old dubstep violinist's contract was up at Fullscreen, and manager Adina Friedman told Billboard it felt like "the right time to explore ... [Published UPI - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

What Did TV CEOs Tell Investors About the Weak Ad Market?

Now that second-quarter earnings are over for the media sector, we can finally take a good look at what senior media company executives actually said on calls to investors when they were in the hot seat at the end of the summer.Here are some of the reasons ... [Published Adweek Online - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

YouTube: Then, now, and what's next

The company's partner program has over 1 million creators in 30 countries earning money from YouTube channels. Thousands of them bring in six figures annually.It's spawned an ecosystem of what's called "multi-channel networks," like Maker Studios, which ... [Published CNBC - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Google Sites ranks as top US online video property in July

Google Sites, driven primarily by video viewing at YouTube.com, ranked as the top online video property in July with 157.2 million unique viewers, according to a new report from ComScore. Facebook ranksed second with 103.1 million viewers, followed by ... [Published Telecompaper - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 8/19/14 (IV): Sky, Jaunt,...

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT 2014 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period, we are ... [Published Interactive TV Today - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

UK Digital Upfronts: The Google view

I’m excited that Google is part of the inaugural IAB Digital Upfronts.  Having recently moved from the US, where Upfronts are a huge event in the advertising industry calendar, it’s great to see that we’ll be part of a showcase celebrating digital content ... [Published Internet Advertising Bureau UK - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Televisa Partners With MiTu To Develop Spanish Language Digital Content

This could provide a big boost for MiTu — the Peter Chernin-supported YouTube network company that targets Latinos. Mexico-based Spanish language media giant Televisa has signed what the companies call a “multi-year, multi-platform deal” to “develop innovative ... [Published Deadline.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

YouTube MCN BuzzMyVideos stops whispering after emerging from beta

_ Former YouTube execs Bengu Atamer and Paola Marinone on online video: ‘It’s like version 0.1, not even 1.0’ Bengu Atamer was YouTube’s first hire in Europe, moving through roles overseeing business development in its content partnerships team, and audience ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 4 reports

Greycroft leads $5 mln funding in Russell Simmons venture

Greycroft Partners led a $5 million Series A funding round in ALL DEF DIGITAL , a digital consumer entertainment brand co-founded by Russell Simmons . Other participants in the funding round included Advancit Capital , Nu Horizons Investments ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Former Maker Studios CEO Sets Up New Digital Media Venture

LOS ANGELES: Danny Zappin, co-founder and former CEO of Maker Studios, has raised $25 million in funding to launch Zealot Networks, a digital media company.The company is positioned as a "digital-first" media outfit and growth accelerator aiming to empower ... [Published World Screen News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 3 reports

Zealot Networks Secures $25 Million Funding

Zealot Networks, a digital-first media company and accelerator, launched Monday after securing $25 million in initial funding.Investors include President and Chief Executive Danny Zappin, formerly of Maker Studios, as well as 15 former and current Maker ... [Published Los Angeles Business Journal - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 3 reports

Ex-Maker Studios CEO Raises $25 Million for New Venture

Former Maker Studios CEO Danny Zappin  is returning to the YouTube space with a new startup and $25 million in funding.His latest venture, Zealot, is billed as a digital media company and growth accelerator that will work with creators and talent to find ... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Aug 04 2014]

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"Optimization and monetization resources along with brand integration partnerships are definitely very important," Friedman detailed. "We feel Maker is extremely proactive in this space and will be able to offer Lindsey the opportunity to help continue to grow her brand and be on the forefront of the digital space."
...goods sector and the automotive sector who chose to either defer or withhold dollars from the upfront marketplace," he told investors bluntly. "And at the same time, there was some softness in some of the same sectors in demand in the scatter market." That's the kind of color we haven't necessarily been getting throughout the summer, doubtless because the deals were still being negotiated, and it's...
"Maker is extremely proactive and creative with their talent," said Stirling. "They seem to have mastered the difficult task of giving attention to their smaller, growing channels while still being able to add value to their larger, established channels — plus, with this partnership, I am one step closer to becoming a Disney princess!"
...While they were pioneers in online video, "We thought that had to do with getting your name out there in various ways," Rafi says. "We didn't think that it was going to become a business model."

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Lindsey Stirling signs with Disney's Maker Studios [Published UPI - 13 hours ago]
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Lindsey Stirling, YouTube Sensation, Signs New ... [Published WebProNews - Aug 19 2014]
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Disney-Owned Maker Studios Signs Global Musical... [Published The Wrap - Aug 19 2014]
Maker Studios Hits High Note, Signs YouTube Sin... [Published Deadline.com - Aug 19 2014]
Disney's Maker Studios Signs YouTube Violinist ... [Published Variety - Aug 19 2014]
Google Sites ranks as top US online video prope... [Published Telecompaper - Aug 19 2014]
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The Fine Brothers Would Like To Be The John Hug... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 18 2014]
Collaborative Fund, CircleUp Partner to Invest ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Aug 18 2014]
UK Digital Upfronts: The Google view [Published Internet Advertising Bureau UK - Aug 18 2014]
Pitbull 'Fireball' Official Video to Feature Je... [Published Variety - Aug 17 2014]
YouTube's biggest stars are cashing in offline [Published SiliconValley.com - Aug 16 2014]
Millennials Are Cashing In On Their Social Infl... [Published Media Post - Aug 15 2014]
YouTube MCN BuzzMyVideos stops whispering after... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 15 2014]
Latino YouTube Network MiTu Inks Televisa Deal [Published Hollywood Reporter - Aug 14 2014]
Why, Even At An All-Time High, Disney Is A Buy [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 14 2014]
Televisa Partners With MiTu To Develop Spanish ... [Published Deadline.com - Aug 14 2014]
Cinedigm's (CIDM) CEO Chris McGurk on Q1 2014 R... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 14 2014]
Why Big Media Is Snapping Up YouTube Networks [Published International Business Times - Aug 13 2014]
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The Fine Brothers Would Like To Be The John Hug... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 18 2014]
The YouTube creators behind “Kids React” are bringing their brand to Nickelodeon and other mainstream channels. “It’s not just a person sitting in a room, it’s a full company.” Benny (left) and Rafi (right) Fine, presenting an award with Lance Bass. ...
Collaborative Fund, CircleUp Partner to Invest ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Aug 18 2014]
CircleUp Network Inc. Managing Director Jayson YuanCircleUp Network Inc. New York City-based venture firm Collaborative Fund , and CircleUp , the fundraising platform for “anything but tech” startups, have partnered to invest $4 million into certified ...
The New TV Pilot Season: Bringing YouTube Stars... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 09 2014]
 Hollywood is in love with YouTube. Last year, DreamWorks Animation paid $33 million for YouTube channel AwesomenessTV, Warner Bros. invested $18 million in the YouTube channel Machinima and most recently, Disney purchased Maker Studios for $500 million. ...
The New TV Pilot Season: Bringing YouTube Stars... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Aug 09 2014]
 Hollywood is in love with YouTube. Last year, DreamWorks Animation paid $33 million for YouTube channel AwesomenessTV, Warner Bros. invested $18 million in the YouTube channel Machinima and most recently, Disney purchased Maker Studios for $500 million. ...
Greycroft beefs up New York team with new hire [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 08 2014]
Greycroft Partners said Friday that it has named Matt Melymuka as a senior associate in its New York office. Previously, Melymuka worked at Investor Growth Capital . PRESS RELEASE New York, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Greycroft Partners LLC, a leading ...
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