AOL Canada’s Joe Strolz moves to global role
The position will have him working on an newly inked advertising partnership with Microsoft. He will continue to oversee Canadian business.
Vevo appoints Erik Huggers president, CEO
The newly minted executive helped develop OnCue over at Intel and the BBC iPlayer.
Paper of record boasts video influence at NewFronts
The New York Times also announced a bevy of new video series, including All in the Family and The Graduates: Detroit Class of 2014.
Former Xbox Studios head Nancy Tellem joins Interlude
Tellem joins as executive chairman and chief media officer to expand its efforts beyond its interactive music videos specialty.
Talenthouse co-founder Q&A: Linking creators with brands
Maya Bogle tells StreamDaily why artists come first and the benefits of a well-defined creative brief.
NGSN aims to score with soccer fans
The newly-launched Next Generation Sports Network offers access to European and South American soccer matches, but seeks to expand into other sports.
Atari and the irony of a failed digital revolution
Jonathan Chinn discusses his film that’s one of the first – and last – projects to debut from Xbox Entertainment Studios.
NewFronts schedule revealed
Those presenting in 2015 who weren’t at this year’s NewFronts: Machinima, Fullscreen, Discovery Digital Networks, Refinery29 and HealthiNation.
Vevo taps David Rice as chief product officer
The 15-year industry vet takes the newly created position following stints at CBS Interactive, Yahoo, Metacafe and Microsoft.
Are originals still hot? Media buyers weigh in on XES
Microsoft’s re-focus on gaming may not be so bad for advertisers, but it raises questions about the viability of producing web originals.