The video game-themed comedy is closing in on the hundreds of thousands of dollars it’s trying to raise for Season 3. But thanks to two successful seasons, it’s money they only sort of need.
Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren and… Michelle Phan? YouTube’s most popular makeup artist has launched her own makeup line in partnership with L’Oréal Luxe.
Video Game High School, season two, just debuted on YouTube — and it’s a good example of what Google wants more of YouTube to look like.
YouTube has built an epic production facility in Los Angeles for creators, but it’s the Residency program which helps established YouTubers reach a new level with their content.
It’s been common for web series to never make it past a first season. But this year, there are four notable examples of shows continuing their runs, from independent teen dramedies to Jerry Seinfeld chatting with comics.
What happens when a creator uses a highly-anticipated web series to launch a new website? The creators of Video Game High School found out when the highly-anticipated web series debuted on Rocket Jump — bringing millions of views to a platform they fully controlled.
Popular YouTube series like Fred and The Annoying Orange have been limited to being watched through web browsers. Thanks to Flingo, series managed by Collective Digital Studios will soon find their way onto viewers’ connected TV sets, with their own branded line of TV apps.
Blip.tv struck a strategic partnership with The Collective to provide a mix of technology and ad sales for the management firm’s web clients. It’s a big win for Blip.tv, which will now take over distribution and monetization for some of the most popular producers on YouTube.
Being popular on YouTube isn’t just a money-maker in its own right — it can also be a great way to get jobs with other companies. Today’s example: a new Break viral created to promote the release of Machete, directed by Freddie Wong.
To close out YouTuber Week, we bring you Freddie Wong, who segued from fame as a professional Guitar Hero superstar to creating inventive YouTube shorts. And the joy he brings to goofing around with cameras and special effects and his friends is contagious.