Topic: Fred Seibert

YouTube Is Changing Your Least Favorite Feature: Annotations

New 'cards' are mobile-ready for video makers

YouTube is finally retooling a troublesome feature, making it more useful for content producers and hopefully a bit less frustrating for users. Annotations, YouTube's clickable pop-ups (which, to be clear, are…

Meet Watch Awards Production Judge Fred Seibert

Adventure Time exec producer says viral hits are easy when you're strange

What’s the key to having a viral hit? Make sure that it’s funny, topical, sexy—and a little off-kilter, media mogul Fred Seibert explains. "I think that weird mostly works because it…

The Story of Kids TV Mastermind Fred Seibert

Cultivating a whole new generation of weird in animation

Fred Seibert is sitting in his New York office, filled with Legos and comic books, talking enthusiastically about his first big failure. Thirty-two years ago, Seibert was hired away from his…

Bee and PuppyCat Captures the Wonderful Weird Side of Anime

Cartoon Hangover show worth full series pickup

Growing up in South America, one inevitably gets exposed to a wide arrange of anime both new and old since it seems to be (or seemed to be at the…

YouTube Network Frederator Turns to Kickstarter

Female-targeted Bee and PuppyCat seeks $600K for series

The YouTube audience has proven potent when it comes to getting engaged fans to pony up their own cash to fund big projects. While it wasn’t exactly the fan-fueled rebirth…

Frederator Studios' Two-Season Hangover

Team behind Adventure Time announces return of Bravest Warriors

The team behind the culty, slightly weird Cartoon Network hit Adventure Time is set to roll out Season 2 of the animated Web series Bravest Warriors. The show, the brainchild of…