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Acquired byThe Walt Disney Company
Price$500M
Date3/2014

General Information

Websitemakerstudios.com
Twitter@MakerStudios
CategoryGames/Entertainment
Emailmakerstudiospress...
Employees250
Founded2009
DescriptionVideo Studio (UnitedArtists for YouTube)

Offices

People

Co-Founder; GM
Co-Founder; President
CEO
Chief Technology Officer
COO
SVP Talent
President of International
Board of Directors
Chief Development Officer

Acquisitions

Blip, 8/2013

Funding

Service Providers

Public Relations

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Maker Studios

Maker Studios is a next-generation, talent first media company home to many of online video’s top digital stars and content including KassemG, The Game Station, Nice Peter’s “Epic Rap Battles of History,” the Shaytards, Andrea’s Choice, The Yogscast, Snoop Lion, The Gregory Brothers, Mike Tompkins and celebrity actress/comedian LisaNova, among many others. Maker is the only network to offer partners development, production, promotion, distribution, sales, and marketing services. Maker Studios is headquartered in Los Angeles. To learn more, visit www.makerstudios.com and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Recent Milestones

Videos


Screenshots

Maker Studios screenshot
Above: Maker Studios Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 7/24/13

Sources

  1. It’s Official: Disney Acquires Maker Studios For At Least $500M (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Maker Studios In Deal To Buy Blip As It Works To Reach More Screens (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Citation Needed [add]
  4. YouTube Moguls At Maker Studios Wrap Up $2.5M More (fis.dowjones.com) [edit]
  5. With 2 Billion Video Views A Month, Maker Studios Raises $36 Million Round Led By Time Warner (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Maker Studios Raises Another $26 Million From Canal+, Singtel, And Others To Grow Its Business Overseas (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Variety (variety.com) [edit]
    Billboard (billboard.biz) [edit]
    Pando Daily (pandodaily.com) [edit]
    Hollywood Reporter (hollywoodreporter.com) [edit]
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