Post Tagged with: "YouTube"

Lionsgate acquires rights to CDS’s Natural Born Pranksters
/ November 6, 2015 1:04 pm
Lionsgate acquires rights to CDS’s Natural Born Pranksters

Streamdaily.tv reports "Lionsgate has acquired distribution rights to the movie Natural Born Pranksters, which stars a number of top YouTubers and is produced by the MCN Collective Digital Studio (CDS).". Read More

YouTube makes every one of its videos compatible with Google Cardboard
/ November 5, 2015 3:12 pm
YouTube makes every one of its videos compatible with Google Cardboard

VentureBeat reports "Now YouTube videos will have a little icon featuring Google’s Cardboard headset that will push users into a VR viewing mode. Once there, users just need to pop their phone into a smartphone-compatible headset like the Samsung Gear or Google’s Cardboard and begin watching.". Read More

Nightwatch VR experience goes live
/ November 4, 2015 11:40 am

Streamdaily.tv reports "Nightwatch 360, a short VR experience based on the show’s content, went live Nov. 2. The short is available for free on VR headsets through the Samsung Milk VR store and on YouTube and Facebook in 360.". Read More

Digital ‘Influencers’ Should Have Multiple Sales Reps (Guest Column)
/ November 2, 2015 12:44 pm
Digital ‘Influencers’ Should Have Multiple Sales Reps (Guest Column)

Variety reports "Based on my firsthand experience (navigating the waters of managers, digital managers, multichannel networks (MCNs), ad agencies and brands on behalf of talent) having a single sales representative for a digital star could be a good short-term start toward the solution to the “bad neighbor” problem but would not be a satisfactory long-term solution. To build this industry forward in a positive direction, a sales representative cannot be one that sells advertising/content across an entire network and at the same time, individually, on behalf of an influencer.". Read More

Maker Studios Plans Marvel, Lucasfilm Series for Verizon’s Go90
/ October 29, 2015 12:12 pm
Maker Studios Plans Marvel, Lucasfilm Series for Verizon’s Go90

The Hollywood Reporter "The Disney-owned YouTube network announced Thursday a deal that will make go90 the exclusive home to eight new series, including cross-country adventure Geekenders starring gamers Jesse Cox and Brooke Lawson on a road trip to popular U.S. tourist stops. Other originals planned for go90 include Marvel's Off the Rack, where stars experience the latest Marvel stories through discussions and reenactments, and In A Galaxy, which will look at the lives of 22 Star Wars super fans. ". Read More

YouTube Red Launches: Is It Really Worth $10 per Month?
/ October 28, 2015 4:55 pm
YouTube Red Launches: Is It Really Worth $10 per Month?

Variety reports "YouTube Red, the No. 1 video site’s commercial-free subscription service for video and music, is now open for business in the U.S. The real question is how many people will pay Netflix prices for the service — mainly for the privilege of watching their favorite YouTube content without ads. To be fair, YouTube Red is more than that. For $9.99 per month (after a one-month free trial), users also get unlimited access to the Google Play Music streaming service, which is stocked with 35 million songs.". Read More

Google wants you to pay $9.99 per month for ad-free YouTube
/ October 21, 2015 11:17 am
Google wants you to pay $9.99 per month for ad-free YouTube

VentureBeat reports "Starting on October 28, the company will offer users a $9.99 per month membership for access to ad-free videos. Members will have unlimited access to videos and the ability to download them for offline viewing. It also comes with access to Google Play Music. YouTube Red is available across mobile and desktop devices and members can get an ad-free experience anywhere they sign into YouTube (like YouTube Gaming).". Read More

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