Jaunt launches publishing platform
Virtual reality content creators are invited to submit their 360-stories for review, in a bid by the company to create a curated hot spot of cinematic VR.
Verizon taps into super fan culture
The telco has partnered with the after-style YouTube series The Star Wars Show in a bid to reach die-hard fans who can’t get enough of the force.
- Peter Thiel just got his wish: Gawker is shutting down — Wired
- Digital push sets up ‘Sausage Party’ for a sizzling box office start — Forbes
- The Huffington Post CEO is walking back from reportedly ripping Yahoo News as an aggregation site — BusinessInsider
- Pokemon World Championships live stream: How to watch online — Variety
CBS All Access to debut digital edition of Big Brother
The behind-the-scenes live streams of the summer reality staple have been an online hit for years. Now the full package is coming to SVOD.
YouTube’s Kids see Red
The children’s app will provide ad-free viewing for members of the streaming giant’s SVOD platform in three countries.
Peeking through the windows of Machinima’s international plans
In light of its new deals with Sky and Amazon, strategy SVP James Glasscock shares the company’s plans and execution for global expansion.
Fullscreen preps for another Night In
The second instalment of the Girls Night In tour features an all new cast of influencers and sponsorships from Live.me and JCPenney.
Amazon and Sky greenlight new original drama, Britannia
The 10-part series, which is set to air in the U.S., U.K. and Ireland in 2017, marks the first co-production between the two companies.
Discovery dives into the world of MCNs with new investment
By acquiring a minority stake in Chinese network VS Media, the network plans to tap into the country’s content-hungry millennial market.
Time Warner buys into Hulu
The media co has acquired a 10% stake in the SVOD, which is set to launch its live-streaming service in 2017.
Go To Team ups the e-sports ante with new hire
The firm has hired on 15-year-old Brendan Bryant, Jr. as a consultant for the vertical, as the demands for e-sports coverage grows.