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  • AT&T, Chernin Group Acquire Control of Fullscreen

    Otter Media, the online-video joint venture between the Chernin Group and AT&T, announced that it has agreed to purchase a majority stake in Fullscreen, one of the largest YouTube multichannel network operators. Financial terms of the deal were not...
  • Suitors Being Rounded Up To Buy China's Galloping Horse (EXCLUSIVE)

    HONG KONG -- Beijing Galloping Horse, a high-flying private sector Chinese film company, is entertaining a number of takeover bids. Suitors are believed to include China Media Capital, a state-backed Chinese private equity fund, and Shanghai Media Group,...
  • JennXPenn, Connor Franta and Other YouTube and Vine Stars Featured in Fullscreen's First In-Real-Life Festival

    Fullscreen is giving fans of popular YouTube and Vine creators, including JennXPenn and Connor Franta, the chance to get up close and personal with their digital idols via InTour, the multichannel network company's first in-person interactive social...
  • Branded Entertainment Expert Doug Scott Joins WME IMG From Ad Shop Ogilvy

    Doug Scott,a veteran advertising executive known for his expertise in weaving advertiser products into content, is joining WME IMG as the agency's executive vice president of marketing and brand solutions. The addition marks another bit of shuffle at...
  • Billy Joel, Once A Stranger To Advertising, Is Becoming A Commercial Big Shot

    Billy Joel has moved from "Allentown" to Madison Avenue. The piano-playing hitmaker was once regarded by advertisers as one of music's "untouchables" - artists like Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Tom Petty and R.E.M. who shun the idea of aligning one...
  • Jon Avnet and WIGS Partners Launch Digital Studio Backed by ITV, WPP

    The trio of filmmakers who launched digital studio WIGS -- "Black Swan" exec producer Jon Avnet together with his son Jake Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia -- have formed a new venture: Indigenous Media, backed by British broadcaster ITV and global advertising...
  • GroupM Entertainment, Graphic India Ready "Adventurers Club" For TV

    GroupM Entertainment, Graphic India and producer James Marshall will partner for a new live-action TV series called "The Adventurers Club" aimed for Canada, U.S. and international markets. GroupM Entertainment, led by veteran entertainment executive...
  • Relativity Media Seeking to Acquire YouTube Network Fullscreen

    Relativity Media, three weeks after its unsuccessful attempt to outbid Disney for Maker Studios, has made an offer to buy Fullscreen, another large YouTube multichannel network, according to reports. Relativity's talks to acquire Fullscreen were first...
  • Fullscreen Acquires Videogame Media Firm ScrewAttack

    The March madness for multichannel networks continues: Fullscreen, one of the biggest YouTube MCNs, has acquired small videogame-focused media company ScrewAttack. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ScrewAttack runs a YouTube channel with 849,000...
  • Is Disney's Big-Game Hunting Paying Off?

    Compared with the sizable acquisitions Disney CEO Bob Iger has made in the past, his $500 million-plus payout for Maker Studios last week seems downright thrifty. But the purchase not only moved Disney-watchers to question Maker's value, it also had...
  • China Media Capital To Raise 'A Few $100 Million'

    HONG KONG - China Media Capital, a Chinese state-backed private equity fund, is to raise another round of capital, according to reports. The new finance is expected to run to "a few hundred million U.S. dollars" said its chairman Li Ruigang, who also...