RocketJump is one of the most successful entertainment channels on YouTube. With more than 7.6 million subscribers, it has grown into a powerhouse in the action/comedy genre.
Video Game High School (or VGHS as it is commonly referred to) is a testament to the power of crowdfunding.
Freddie Wong is one of biggest content creators on YouTube. His videos, which blend video game themes, action movies and cool special effects, have attracted millions of fans. And last year, Wong and partner Matt Arnold's original scripted series Video Game High School generated 55 million views. The show is coming back for a second season on July 25, with a bigger production and marketing budget. Expectations are high.
The online ad world is practically begging for media companies to market Web shows like the TV and movie businesses do. At the same time, the industry is also craving a breakout hit comparable to the biggest shows on TV. Collective Digital Studios believes it might be able to check both boxes with the second season of Video Game High School 2.
Howard Hughes used to house some of his space-age airplanes in a hangar in an industrial area of Los Angeles. These days, a different kind of mad experimental genius can be found in Hughes’ old playground, which is now unofficially in Silicon Beach.