Machinima, a digital programmer with a focus on gaming and fandom culture, was just acquired by Warner Bros. According to Variety, sources familiar with the deal estimate the value to be around $100 million.
Over the years, San Diego Comic-Con, which kicks off its 46th year today, has become one of the premiere events on the entertainment calendar, as major film studios and TV networks have used it as an opportunity to plug their upcoming fare. But that tide is turning as more and more major film studios opt out of the four-day gathering of comic-book and pop-culture aficionados.
While Fox is making its own late-night sketch comedy play, its former late-night staple, MADtv, is being revived by another broadcast network.
South by Southwest is more branded than ever—whether attendees are happy about it is another story—and that means brand activations are everywhere.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma, fresh off his company's record-breaking $22 billion public stock offering, is shopping for U.S. movies to stream online in China.
Social media marketing firms Spredfast and Mass Relevance announced a merger today. Spredfast, whose CEO Rod Favaron will lead the joint company, helps brands manage their social content and plan engagement with their fans and followers.
YouTube has anointed GoPro the No. 1 brand on the site with its inaugural monthly leaderboard. Google quietly released the top 10 YouTube brands this week, looking at the highest performing channels in March.
Facebook fell out of favor with Hollywood more than a year ago, and a sampling of marketers for Academy Award-nominated movies suggests little has changed.
Who gets Yahoo’s big media job? According to Allthingsd.com, the company is looking for a big name from TV world to help shepherd potential content deals like the one in the works for Katie Couric.