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  • AwesomenessTV's Big Frame Hires Larry Shapiro, Fullscreen Head of Talent (Exclusive)

    Larry Shapiro, head of talent at YouTube multichannel network Fullscreen, is jumping ship to Big Frame, the MCN now owned by DreamWorks Animation's AwesomenessTV, Variety has learned. At Big Frame, Shapiro will work with founder Sarah Penna to sign deals...
  • Ex-Googler leads Softbank invasion of Hollywood

    (Reuters) - Softbank Corp's investment in a Hollywood movie studio represents the coming out party for two new players in the U.S. entertainment industry -- the Japanese telecommunications company and Nikesh Arora, the former Google Inc executive...
  • Ad agency Publicis holds on to key Samsung contract: source

    Ad agency Publicis holds on to key Samsung contract: source
    PARIS (Reuters) - Ad agency Publicis has kept hold of a major contract with Samsung Electronics, a person familiar with the matter said, calming worries it would lose a client analysts said brought in some 70 million euros ($88 million) last year....
  • SimilarWeb unifies mapping of mobile and computer Web

    LONDON (Reuters) - The mobile Internet economy remains mostly uncharted territory for app publishers, their competitors, the advertisers who support them, and investors deciding where to place their bets. Now Israeli start-up SimilarWeb Ltd. is expanding...
  • AT&T, Chernin Group Acquire Control of Fullscreen

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • Jon Avnet and WIGS Partners Launch Digital Studio Backed by ITV, WPP

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • Branded Entertainment Expert Doug Scott Joins WME IMG From Ad Shop Ogilvy

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...