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Levity Entertainment Launches YouTube ‘Wait For It’ Comedy Channel
/ June 1, 2015 5:47 pm
Levity Entertainment Launches YouTube ‘Wait For It’ Comedy Channel

Variety reports "Levity Entertainment Group, the comedy-production company whose backers include Irving Azoffand Madison Square Garden Entertainment, has launched YouTube channel “Wait For It” aimed at featuring its own talent as well as up-and-coming Internet comedians. Created and managed by LEG Digital, “Wait For It” will feature exclusive content with segments from the company’s own stable of 300-plus comedians, plus clips in collaboration with new digital stars, the company said.". Read More

Digital Tracking: The Future of ‘Tomorrowland’ at the Box Office
/ May 26, 2015 11:04 am
Digital Tracking: The Future of ‘Tomorrowland’ at the Box Office

Variety reports "“Tomorrowland’s” marketing has been as futuristic as its premise, with an interactive site allowing you to explore the world of the movie, and a partnership with Shazam allowing users to unlock exclusive content if they scan a “Tomorrowland” image with their mobile device. The blue carpet premiere was also streamed live on Periscope, with Vine influencers in attendance. Even a special Minecraft world was created just for the movie to appeal to younger audiences.". Read More

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Japanese Superhero Caught in Film, YouTube Rights Dispute
/ May 21, 2015 12:57 pm
Japanese Superhero Caught in Film, YouTube Rights Dispute

The Hollywood Reporter reports "YouTube is just the beginning of two Japanese companies' fight over one of the country's most iconic superheroes. In a complaint filed Tuesday in California federal court, UM Corporation accuses Tsuburaya Productions of posting TV episodes featuring Ultraman on the site, which UMC says violates its licensing deal with Tsuburaya for the rights to the character, and planning further breaches of the deal.". Read More

YouTube Live Streams Get HTML5 Player And Now Support 60FPS Playback
/ May 21, 2015 12:06 pm
YouTube Live Streams Get HTML5 Player And Now Support 60FPS Playback

TechCrunch reports "Last year, YouTube introduced 60 frames per second (fps) video streams and today, it’s bringing the same smooth playback experience to live streaming videos, as well. As Google rightly notes in today’s announcement, this will be especially exciting for game streaming (as well as for live sports events), so it has also worked with various video game capture vendors like Elgato and XSplit to bring 60fps support to their services.". Read More

YouTube Opens Its N.Y. Space to Influential Creators and Their Imaginations
/ May 19, 2015 11:29 am
YouTube Opens Its N.Y. Space to Influential Creators and Their Imaginations

AdWeek reports "Opened in November 2014, YouTube Space New York was made to be a place where YouTube creators—ones who have at least 5,000 subscribers—can work, learn, connect and, most importantly, create. Almost every corner and piece of furniture has multiple purposes—even the bathroom can be used as a set for a nightclub or a makeup tutorial." . Read More

YouTube Kids App Rapped for Videos Citing Porn, Pedophilia, Drug Use
/ May 19, 2015 11:18 am

Variety reports “Google is deceiving parents by marketing YouTube Kids as a safe place for children under five to explore when, in reality, the app is rife with videos that would not meet anyone’s definition of ‘family friendly,'” the Center for Digital Democracy and the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood said in a statement.". Read More

How Elite Daily is building a millennial video strategy
/ May 11, 2015 11:17 am
How Elite Daily is building a millennial video strategy

DigiDay reports "The millennial-aimed publisher, which was acquired by Daily Mail’s parent company DMG Media in January, doubled its video team from eight to 16 full-time employees last month. It boasts a respectable 10 million monthly views per month on YouTube and is focusing heavily on Facebook, where it sees the majority of its traffic originate and has published some videos that crack 1 million views." . Read More

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