Bonnie Pan is president of Endemol Shine Beyond USA, a company known for releasing digital video hits like Keys of Christmas (starring Mariah Carey and DJ Khaled on YouTube Red) and launching social media star Michelle Phan on global lifestyl
Endemol Beyond—the product of the 2014 merger of Dutch-based multi-platform entertainment company Endemol, Shine Group and CORE Media—promises more of everything in 2015: more viral videos, more scripted series, more makeup tutorials and more Pitbull.
Digital superstar Michelle Phan, who's dominated the online beauty space and made her presence known offline with
Welcome newcomers PBS Digital Studios and Endemol Beyond and welcome back IAB's NewFronts Insights panel to this year’s Digital Content NewFronts.
Last week, Ynon Kreiz replaced Maker co-founder Danny Zappin as CEO of the YouTube production/media startup. Kreiz has a long track record in the TV space, having served as chairman and CEO of the global production company Endemol (Deal or No Deal, Big Brother). Kreiz served as Maker’s chairman since last year. Maker Studio is a hot company at the moment in the even hotter Web video space. But it’s not without its own drama and challenges. It had a very public breakup with YouTuber Ray William Johnson. It’s received funding from Time Warner Ventures. It’s also morphed its mission slightly while the space it plays in—YouTube MCNs (multi channel networks)—has come under scrutiny. And since Kreiz came on board, there have been a handful of layoffs. Kreiz took time out to talk with Adweek to discuss his plans for the company, based in the burgeoning Silicon Beach section of Los Angeles.
If you've been losing sleep over worries that AMC is going to devote every last penny of its resources to producing highbrow, well-crafted drama, rest easy: Venice Beach Freakshow and Untitled Taxidermy Series are coming the the Emmy-magnet networ