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Maker Studios International Boss Talks Content Strategy, Sports Plans, Outlook

Rene Rechtman also discusses the rise of SnapChat, micro-payments and possible acquisitions for the Disney-owned multichannel network.

NewFronts: Maker Studios Touts Disney Synergy

The digital producer has collaborated with ABC's Lincoln Square on a docuseries about historical women and ABC Family on a show about what it takes to be a YouTube star.

NewFronts: Rachel Zoe Signs With Maker Studios (Exclusive)

The celebrity stylist will work with Maker to enhance her presence on YouTube through original fashion, beauty and lifestyle content.

NewFronts: How MCNs Are Courting Ad Buyers With Facebook, Snapchat and Vessel

It's not a one-platform show any longer at the Digital Content NewFronts in New York as tech giants bring more options to content creators.

ABC Family Plots Big Scripted Music Push as Focus Shifts to “Becomers”

The younger-skewing cable network will double its original programming over the next four years as part of its year-round plan, with a scripted music drama from Christina Aguilera and a comedy from Irving Azoff in the works.

Maker CEO Ynon Kreiz on Disney Acquisition: “It’s Been a Great Honeymoon Period”

It's been nearly one year since Disney offered up to $950 million for the YouTube multi-channel network.

Maker Studios, Fullscreen Strike Deal With Online Video Startup

The company has developed technology that allows online video creators to distribute their content across platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Vimeo Strikes Deal With Maker Studios For Exclusive VOD Content

The deal will see Vimeo fund and distribute original Maker content through its streaming video platform.

ITV Invests in Former Maker Studios CEO’s New Company, Zealot Networks

Financial terms weren't disclosed, but the U.K. broadcaster will have a board position at Danny Zappin's startup

Danny Zappin’s Zealot Acquires Stake in Licensing Firm AudioMicro

Zappin is the founder and former CEO of Maker Studios

Deal of the Year: Disney’s Nearly $1B Acquisition of Maker Studios

Featured in THR's Rule Breakers 2014 issue, Disney's Jay Rasulo and Maker's Ynon Kreiz talk about why the deal was beneficial to both parties and what's ahead

Fusion Pacts With Maker Studios for YouTube Programming

The cable network will air a 'Best of 2014' special