YouTube recently hosted an event called Brandcast, where creators and YouTube executives shared their views on the future of the video sharing platform. Over the years, YouTube had been trying to eat into the cable TV market through services like YouTube Red.
When Kate, a music journalist, lands an interview with a reclusive rock star it could change her life – but when her editor wants to take the story in a much different direction, Kate’s integrity will be on the line in Break: The Musical.
Break: The Musical – a five-episode web series – stars Mary Bonney and 2016 America’s Got Talent Finalist Brian Justin Crum. It premieres on YouTube tomorrow, Wednesday, September 23rd. Follow the jump for the trailer.
Aside from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, what is the coolest thing about Star Wars? The toys! Those replicas of cool spaceships and fighters; action figures of the heroes and villains, and the unveiling of those cool collectibles.
On the morning of ‘Force Friday,’ Friday, September 3rd, Maker Studios will be taking part in a global unboxing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens stuff on YouTube. The event will begin in Sydney, Australia and cycle through 15 cities and 12 countries in 18 hours, with each new location featuring popular Maker Studios talent and revealing a new toy – setting up the moment when the collectibles go on sale at midnight.
As an added bonus, there will be the latest trailers, commentary from special guests, product videos, and demos. For all the details, details, follow the jump.
Chips Ahoy seem to got jokes these days. Filmed in hidden-camera style, a package of Chips Ahoy! on a supermarket conveyor belt seems to come to life, wriggling and giggling, much to the amazement (and fright) of shoppers. Yes, I’m only posting this because a) it’s cute and b) I have this lame hope that they’ll send me a big old box of cookies.
Not to start off, off topic but can someone please explain what the heck The Harlem Shake is? This has to be the stupidest fad on YouTube in quite awhile. Even Pants on the Ground had a point and an actual dance. The Harlem Shake seems to be a bunch of idiots just doing whatever…. Anyway Youtube, (was originally my idea, no seriously, I had a business plan and everything!) has hit 1 Billion users – 433,000 of which I’m taking credit for. Congrats YouTube. The official press release is after the break. Be sure to check out the EM YouTube Video (some jerk stole our name, still upset about that).
Baltimore filmmaker Jimmy Traynor launched his latest project on the web – it’s a 11 minute short called “The Reading.” How he manages to produce so many films in a year, I’ll never know. Check it out.