Maker Studios Inc

Type: Company
Name: Maker Studios Inc
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

Fullscreen Sells Majority Stake to AT&T/Chernin Group

Otter Media’s deal for a controlling stake in Culver City MCN Fullscreen could set the stage for a showdown with competitor Walt Disney Co.-owned Maker Studios.With 450 million subscribers, Fullscreen, which bills itself as a “global youth media company,” ... [Published Los Angeles Business Journal - 9 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Otto websites have highest German user growth in August

Among the Top 20 online properties, retailer Otto Gruppe achieved the highest month-on-month growth at 7 percent in August 2014, according to Comsore. Otto now reaches nearly 24 percent of all internet users in Germany. Otto had 13.234 million unique ... [Published Telecompaper - 1 hour ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

AT&T’s New Internet Plan Comes With Free Amazon Prime

Amazon’s streaming video service began as an extra perk that could attract more people to Prime, the company’s unlimited two-day shipping program. Now, video is the main attraction and shipping the odd side benefit in a new subscription package from AT&T ... [Published Wired News - 15 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

AFV Celebrates 25 Years, Partners with YouTube Stars

One of America’s most engrained pop-culture television shows is about to celebrate a milestone and expand even further to hook a growing millennial audience.Seemingly the start of user-generated content before there was such a thing, America’s Funniest ... [Published Social Times - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Zealot Networks Leases Former Ray Bradbury Home

Danny Zappin, co-founder and former chief executive of Maker Studios Inc., has cinched coveted creative space in Venice for a fledgling digital media studio.Zealot Networks signed a five-year lease late last month for about 3,600 square feet at 660 Venice ... [Published Los Angeles Business Journal - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Disney, America's Funniest Home Videos, And Web Strategy

Summary Disney is leveraging its Maker Studios to enhance targeted content. America’s Funniest Home Videos is an example of the synergies between TV and Internet video. The Internet has resulted in people starting enjoying video clips again, that has ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

We're taking over Los Angeles on October 3rd

Austin , Seattle and Boston welcomed our Engadget Live tour this year with open arms and before we gear up for Engadget Expand , we're heading to one more city: Los Angeles. Grab your free tickets and join us at the Belasco Theater on October 3rd at ... [Published Engadget - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Google Sites ranks as top online video property in August

In August, 196.5 million Americans watched online video content videos, according to a new report from ComScore. Google Sites, primarily driven by video viewing at YouTube.com, ranked as the top online video content property in August with 159.8 million ... [Published Telecompaper - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Maker Is 'Just For Laughs'

Maker Studios announced the launch of its new Just For Laughs (JFL)  YouTube channel  that will monetize the iconic brand’s videoarchives.It will feature exclusive clips from comedians such as Bill Burr, Tracy Morgan, Dave Chappelle, Louis C.K., Mitch ... [Published Media Post - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

YouTube now has unreleased stand-up from Dave Chapelle, Louis CK and more

Stand-up comedians don't get to just walk onto the set of Saturday Night Live or The Daily Show and start telling jokes. Nope, like just about every other creative field they start small and work their way up -- often for free at first. Yes, even the ... [Published Engadget - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

'America's Funniest Home Videos' to Launch YouTube Series with Maker Studios

“America’s Funniest Home Videos,” which was turning user-generated content into TV entertainment on ABC years before YouTube even existed, this fall will debut a series of short-form digital original content produced with Disney’s Maker Studios .New content ... [Published Variety - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Lindt Creates Rom-Com For Line Launch

To drive awareness of its new Hello chocolate collection — designed to appeal to a younger demographic than for most premium chocolate brands — Lindt USA teamed withactress and producer Ashley Tisdale and Maker Studios to produce an original, romantic ... [Published Media Post - Sep 17 2014]

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..."Traditional Hollywood is buying apples, and we have this whole farm of oranges," says Larry Shapiro, FullScreen’s head of talent. "Our value proposition is really helping take that orange and make it look like an apple."
"We want to build a big company in the over the top video space," he said. "What I think Fullscreen accomplishes in terms of that is an enormous amount of scale."
...Strompolos, a former YouTube executive who launched Fullscreen in January 2011. "To do that we need major resources on our side. This gave us the right opportunity to secure those resources while retaining an ownership stake in what we create."
"Fullscreen’s support for content creators, its relationship with YouTube and its passion for delivering entertainment to youth audiences around the world are extremely appealing to us"  Peter Chernin, chief executive of the Chernin Group and former Fox president, said in a statement

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Otto websites have highest German user growth i... [Published Telecompaper - 1 hour ago]
Fullscreen Sells Majority Stake to AT&T/Chernin... [Published Los Angeles Business Journal - 9 hours ago]
CBS Buys Comedy From Andrew Reich, Ted Cohen & ... [Published Deadline.com - 9 hours ago]
AFV Celebrates 25 Years, Partners with YouTube ... [Published Social Times - 12 hours ago]
Zealot Networks Leases Former Ray Bradbury Home [Published Los Angeles Business Journal - 12 hours ago]
ATandT-Backed Joint Venture Snaps Up Maker Stud... [Published Bidness Etc - 13 hours ago]
Big Media Buys Up Another Hit-Making YouTube Ne... [Published BusinessWeek - 15 hours ago]
AT&T’s New Internet Plan Comes With Free Amazon... [Published Wired News - 15 hours ago]
Adult Swim to Premiere Season Two of NEWSREADER... [Published Broadway World - 16 hours ago]
AT&T, Chernin venture to buy majority stake in ... [Published Reuters - 16 hours ago]
Old Media Is Buying Up The Biggest YouTube Netw... [Published BuzzFeed - 16 hours ago]
Why YouTube Giant Fullscreen Sold to AT&T, The ... [Published Global Advisors - 16 hours ago]
AT&T-Chernin Venture to Buy Fullscreen Stake --... [Published 4 Traders - 17 hours ago]
Why YouTube Giant Fullscreen Sold to AT&T, The ... [Published Advertising Age - 17 hours ago]
AT&T And Chernin To Buy FullScreen In $200-$300... [Published TechCrunch - 17 hours ago]
Chernin’s Otter Media buys a majority stake in ... [Published Venturebeat - 17 hours ago]
Chernin’s Otter Media buys a majority stake in ... [Published Venturebeat - 18 hours ago]
Chernin Group, AT&T take majority stake in Full... [Published Los Angeles Times - 18 hours ago]
The YouTube Revolution Continues: Fullscreen Ac... [Published Mashable - 18 hours ago]
Chernin/AT&T's Otter Buys Fullscreen [Published Media Post - 19 hours ago]
Peter Chernin And AT&T’s Otter Media Agrees To ... [Published Deadline.com - 19 hours ago]
AT&T and Chernin’s Otter Media buys YouTube net... [Published The Next Web - 19 hours ago]
AT&T and Chernin’s Otter Media buys YouTube net... [Published The Next Web - 19 hours ago]
Peter Chernin, AT&T to Buy Majority Stake in Yo... [Published Hollywood Reporter - 19 hours ago]
AT&T & Chernin Buy Fullscreen, the Big YouTube ... [Published Recode - 20 hours ago]
Disney, America's Funniest Home Videos, And Web... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 21 2014]
We're taking over Los Angeles on October 3rd [Published Engadget - Sep 20 2014]
Google Sites ranks as top online video property... [Published Telecompaper - Sep 19 2014]
Cinedigm: Significant Upside With Secular Tailw... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 19 2014]
YouTube promises 'new formats' as it invests in... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 19 2014]
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Chernin’s Otter Media buys a majority stake in ... [Published Venturebeat - 18 hours ago]
Image Credit: Fullscreen Media Otter Media, the joint venture between Chernin Group and AT&T, has purchased a big stake in YouTube multichannel partner network Fullscreen Media today. Otter was launched back in April by Chernin and AT&T to purchase, ...
AT&T and Chernin’s Otter Media buys YouTube net... [Published The Next Web - 19 hours ago]
Otter Media, a joint venture between AT&T and the Chernin Group, today announced it had completed its purchase of a majority stake in the popular YouTube network, Fullscreeen. The network involves over 50,000 creators with 450 million subscribers, making ...
YouTube now has unreleased stand-up from Dave C... [Published Engadget HD - Sep 18 2014]
Stand-up comedians don't get to just walk onto the set of Saturday Night Live or The Daily Show and start telling jokes. Nope, like just about every other creative field they start small and work their way up -- often for free at first. Yes, even ...
Video platform JW Player nets $20 mln Series C [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 17 2014]
Online video platform JW Player has received $20 million in Series C funding. Greycroft Growth and Greenspring Associates  led the round with participation from  Cue Ball Capital and e.ventures . According to the firm, the capital infusion will ...
Lindt Teams Up With Ashley Tisdale And Maker St... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Sep 12 2014]
STRATHAM, N.H., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premium chocolatier Lindt USA, actress and producer Ashley Tisdale, and online video content provider Maker Studios join together to create an exciting, new romantic comedy series: "It Started with HELLO." ...
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MTG strikes content deal with Maker Studios [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 04 2014]
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