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We’re in the midst of a content boom. Executives on the production line are thrilled at the volume of content being commissioned and licensed, both in television and in digital. There’s almost too much content but Spotify is still set to spend upwards of…Read More
Music production and collaboration meets drive-time efficiency in the new show “Traffic Jams” picked up by Spotify. Produced by AllDefDigital, the series…Read More
go90 has picked up eight episodes of “Liberty Crossing” a new scripted workplace comedy from Insurrection Media and MXN Entertainment in the vein of “24” meets “Homeland” meets “The Office.”…Read More
Jess and Gabriel Conte, the digital powerhouse couple who have a combined following of over 10 million across their channels, have signed their combined channel to the leading lifestyle network StyleHaul. Their combined vlog channel, which was created…Read More
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Studio71 Brings Low-Brow Docu-series to Complex Networks’ Rated Red
“Psycho Family” is among the latest projects to land on go90 via Complex Networks. A docu-series about a fake family feud posed by YouTuber McJuggerNuggets, the format is produced by Studio 71 and Red Sun Entertainment.
BBC Replaces NewFronts Drop-Outs
Fullscreen, Yahoo, Buzzfeed have all dropped out of the 5th Annual NewFronts in New York City, but iab has made some last minute juggling with one month until the event. The latest newcomer is BBC, which will present on the first day — May 1st in the 9 am slot originally booked by Buzzfeed. Despite the hype, here are three reasons why other publishers might consider bailing on the two-week-long conference.
Venice Film Festival to Launch a Competitive Section For VR Works
The new section, which is named Venice Virtual Reality, will be comprised of a maximum of 18 titles. Venice Virtual Reality is boasted as being the first-ever competition for VR works launched by a major film fest. A jury composed of up to five personalities from the creative tech world will award the three prizes: Best VR film, Grand VR Jury Prize, Best VR Creativity Award.