Angry Birds Maker Eyes Hollywood
JULY 19, 2011
Rovio recently hired David Maisel , who helped launched Marvel Studios, as a special advisor. READ MORE>>.
This Hollywood Star Proves Entrepreneurs Should Be Clueless
AUGUST 24, 2015
This was certainly the case with Hollywood star turned inventor, Hedy Lamarr. Unsatisfied with the intellectual limitations of Hollywood, Ms.
How Amavitae Wants To Help Youth Find A Career They'll Love
JANUARY 19, 2017
To help fix that, the startup has created a mobile app to guide people through their strengths, interests, key skills, and more to guide them along the way to a career they'll love. number of years ago, myself and some of my colleagues in the entertainment industry developed a nonprofit workplace in Hollywood. How did this start?
A Surprising Entrepreneurial Journey To The Pinnacle Of Hollywood
MAY 13, 2013
You can watch John describe his surprising Hollywood journey in the following 20-minute excerpt from his recent talk at UC Santa Barbara.
Oculus Courts Hollywood With New Film Unit
JANUARY 27, 2015
Irvine-based Oculus , the virtual reality headgear and technology maker which is now part of Facebook, announced Monday at the Sundance Film Festival that it has created a new unit to help Hollywood make virtual reality movies. oculus rift virtual reality content hollywood immersive sundance READ MORE>>.
Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood, LA Tech Summit, and Idea to Screen | Why You Need to Attend Any or All
Tech Zulu Event
NOVEMBER 11, 2013
LA Tech Summit takes place the following day and takes a more comprehensive look at the entire tech eco-system in Los Angeles, not just Hollywood.
How ZEFR Is Helping Hollywood And Brands Understand YouTube
MARCH 11, 2014
We had gone out to all of the Hollywood studios, and licensed clip content, short segments of filmed. Want to understand the world of YouTube?
Dubset Gets Strategic Investment From Rhapsody
MAY 6, 2014
Dubset Media Holdings , a developer of technology used to help DJs monetize their music, and helps identify music for music rights holders--which has offices in Beverly Hills--has scored a strategic round of funding from Rhapsody International. Size of the funding was not announced. READ MORE>>.
Silicon Beach Fest Celebrates Tech Startups and Hollywood in LA | Pics, Highlights and What’s Next!
Tech Zulu Event
JUNE 28, 2012
Hollywood Today: The Digital World of Silicon Tech Collides with the Flashy Stardom of Hollywood. Tons of info and tons of fun!”
Jukin Media Adds To Executive Team
JUNE 18, 2014
jukin media viral video youtube content hollywood videos executive frequency cnet Tran has been at Viacom and Fourth Wall Studios. READ MORE>>.
UTA Targets Early Stage Investments With New Hire
OCTOBER 8, 2013
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Jaunt Finds $65M To Open VR Studio In Los Angeles
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
Jaunt specifically said the funding goes to help with the opening of a new location in Los Angeles, which will serve as a virtual reality studio for the company. jauntvr jaunt virtual reality content hollywood film cinema cinematic videos venture capitalREAD MORE>>.
Tongal Names Chief Marketing Officer
JANUARY 27, 2016
Tongal offers up an online platform which helps brands, studios, and creators develop video content, including advertising and short films; the company says that it now has powered more than 1,000 campaigns. tongal chief marketing offier amanda malko executive video creative hollywood advertising crowdsourcing crowdREAD MORE>>.
Baboo Sets Sights On Digital Marketing
JANUARY 4, 2013
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Movieiplot Raises $16M In Series B Funding
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
Moviepilot , the movie and entertainment website led by Tobi Bauckhage, has raised $16M to help the company expand into gaming content and social video. moviepilot venture capital hollywood movie content expansion webediaMoviepilot's entertainment site is aimed at millennials, and offers up movie-related content. READ MORE>>.
Tongal Links With The United Talent Agency
JANUARY 20, 2016
Los Angeles-based Tongal , the online crowdsourcing site which helps brands and studios create content by tapping into a pool of creators, said Tuesday that it will be represented by the United Talent Agency (UTA). tongal united talent agency hollywood creative contentREAD MORE>>.
YouTube's New Investments Aimed At Hollywood Creators
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
YouTube has not said how much it will invest in the new, individual investments in content creators, but the company says it hopes to create new content on YouTube, and help broaden the appeal of the content being produced by that talent. youtube hollywood channel content creator video funding investment Image: YouTube Space LA.
How Jukin Media Is Turning Viral Video Into A Real Business
JUNE 9, 2014
We then help push those videos through social media channels, and help them go viral. Those two pieces helped feed each other.
Warner Launches Startup Accelerator In Los Angeles
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
its Media Camp accelerator program wil lbe launching in Los Angeles, to help early stage companies create "disruptive innovations" in entertainment. has realized that much of the activity in startups related to content is centered closer to Hollywood and Southern California's entertainment industry. Entertainment. READ MORE>>.
Siemer Ventures Backs Japanese Mobile Video Firm
JANUARY 2, 2014
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GotCast To Donate Revenues To Red Cross Relief Effort
MARCH 14, 2011
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FAA Gives Nod To Hollywood For Drone Use
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
Hollywood is helping to pave the way for commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles, thanks to a FAA ruling Thursday letting the film and television industry use drones in their filming efforts. hollywood drone flight aerospace airplane filming content movie movies mpaa The announcement was made by U.S. READ MORE>>.
Machinima In Rebranding Effort
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
According to Machinima, the effort includes and all-new brand identity, including a new tagline, logo, and network ID; a new program aimed at creators joining it network; new technology to help its talent manage their social video businesses; and a new web site. machinima rebranding youtube network content millenial gaming culture hollywood
Hollywood Insiders Back Social Shopping Site The Hunt
APRIL 18, 2013
In a turn from the usual formula of Silicon Valley investors backing a Hollywood, celebrity-driven startup, a Silicon Valley startup has scored the backing of a group of Hollywood insiders. thehunt online shopping fashion hollywood ecommerce visual photo social venture capital READ MORE>>.
Real Appeal Links Hollywood Celebrity, Tracking Gadgets For Weight Loss
OCTOBER 8, 2015
Los Angeles-based Real Appeal , which is backed by health company UnitedHealth Group, said Wednesday that it has launched a new personalized, interactive online weight loss program which taps into both celebrities and connected fitness devices to help improve the health of employees. Real Appeal is led by Seth Tuckerman. READ MORE>>.
Epoxy Looks To Help Online Video Creators With Social Tools
MAY 20, 2014
Venice, California-basd Epoxy --which was built by former executive from Team Downey--has launched a brand new set of tools aimed at helping online video creators use social media, and also disclosed a funding round. capital venture tools media social youtube video online television epoxy content hollywood teamdowney downey robert
Hulu To Tap Forssell As Acting CEO
MARCH 14, 2013
According to Kilar, Forssell helped grow the company from 2 content partners and no revenue to over 450 content partners and approximately $700 million revenue in 2012. movies streaming hollywood media content executive huluKilar also said that Disney and News Corporation are still working on "forward-looking plans" with the site.
Hollywood Web Televsion Meetup: December
SoCal Tech Calendar
NOVEMBER 27, 2008
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 -- Hollywood Web Televsion Meetup: December. The 4th monthly Hollywood Web Television Meetup brings together Los Angeles' rich, diverse creative talent for the purpose of sharing resources, finding opportunities for collaboration, and helping talented content creators to shape the future of web television.
Hollywood Web Television Meetup: November
SoCal Tech Calendar
NOVEMBER 6, 2008
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 -- Hollywood Web Television Meetup: November. Join us for the 3rd Hollywood Web Television Meetup. See [link] (more
Hollywood Scores Win Over RealNetworks RealDVD
MARCH 3, 2010
A group of Hollywood studios has scored a win over RealNetworks today, as the firm settled a lawsuit which targeted a DVD copying and ripping service called RealDVD , which RealNetworks was attempting to launch into the market. Tags: copy copying realdvd realnetworks hollywood content lawsuit
How Laudville Is Bringing Your Entertainment Life Together
JANUARY 3, 2014
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Amazon Explains Studio Process, In Video
MAY 15, 2012
In typical Hollywood fashion, it has explained it--with a YouTube video. READ MORE>>.
Startups To Help You Survive College
Tech Zulu Event
JULY 15, 2016
So, ok, while this may not be totally suitable for college students, it might help you get to college in the first place. But NO MORE. NetTalk.
Interview with John Mudge, iBN Sports
AUGUST 3, 2012
And, how do programs like YouTube's recent push to help fund original content channels on the site helping? What is IBN Sports? Thanks!
SpiritClips Acquired By Hallmark
APRIL 2, 2012
Hallmark said the acquisition would help engage consumers in the digital world, and become a potential new channel of distribution. spiritclips hallmark content hollywood greeting cards merger acquisitionLos Angeles-based SpiritClips , an online video service and short film producer, has been acquired by greeting cards firm Hallmark.
Interview with Steve Seigel, Hatched
OCTOBER 11, 2016
As an entrepreneur, there is so much competition for so few dollars, so having a finance background and also having done something entrepreneurial really helps me provide balance to the show. Lots of these guys come on the show, already have a niche market, but need some help to step it up to the next level. READ MORE>>.
How Epoxy Is Helping Content Creators Make Their Video More Social
MAY 21, 2014
Los Angeles-based Epoxy (www.epoxy.tv) launched yesterday to help content creators do just that. Are you a content creator for the web? Thanks!
Hulu Channels Holiday With Animated GIF Creator
DECEMBER 15, 2014
Los Angeles-based streaming television site Hulu has rolled out a fun new tool to help you channel your holiday spirit (or lack of holiday spirit) into an animated GIF, with a new service called the Hulu Perfect GIF Generator. hulu animated holiday card video hollywood streaming READ MORE>>.
Fullscreen Gets Funding For YouTube Network
JUNE 17, 2013
Strompolos helped co-create the YouTube Partner Program. fullscreen media entertainment youtube network content hollywood venture capital Fullscreen , the online entertainment video site headed by George Strompolos, announced this morning that it has raised a round of Series A funding. Size of the funding was not announced.
Serious Business Get Funded For Internet Entertainment
AUGUST 15, 2011
The firm said it will work with creative talent to "produce television formats with a web sensibility" and also help develop digital platforms into TV and digital projects. serious business venture capital seed internet hollywood agent entertainment cheezburgerAmount of the investment was not disclosed. READ MORE>>.