Playbuzz attracts $15 million in financing
The funding, led by Saban Ventures with participation from the Walt Disney Company, will help the viral-content maker expand on its branded offerings.
Jay Rasulo steps down as Disney CFO
A major force behind the 2014 acquisition of Maker Studios, the longtime executive will continue in an advisory role.
Dish’s Sling TV strikes content deal with Univision
The streaming service will carry shows from Spanish-language networks like UniMas, Univision Deportes Network and Galavision.
Maker readies for playtime with Disney IP
Which Maker partners will have access to iconic Disney characters and how will it all work? Maker Studios’ chief development officer Chris M. Williams shares details with StreamDaily.
Sale approved: Maker goes to Mouse
Rebuffing a last-minute bid by Relativity, Maker Studios’ board of directors and shareholders approved the company’s $500 million-plus sale to Disney after a California court denied a request for a temporary injunction to stop the vote.
Disney bets big on Maker Studios in $500M deal
In the latest and greatest statement of Hollywood’s increasing faith in the potential of digital entertainment networks, Disney has scooped up one of the largest multichannel networks on YouTube.