All Things Video

All Things Video

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All Things Video is a podcast dedicated to uncovering the past and charting the future of the online video ecosystem. Listen to interviews with founders and C-level executives of the world’s leading video networks and engage in thought-provoking debates about the key issues shaping the next generation of entertainment. From the short-form content revolution to the fragmentation of video viewership in an always-on world, All Things Video reveals the key trends and insights from the world of digital video. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/all-things-video/support


The Evolution of Influencer Marketing — Emily Fonda & Jay Kent-Hume (Co-Founders, The Sociable Society)
Oct 13 • 51 min
Emily Fonda and Jay Kent-Hume are the Co-Founders of The Sociable Society, a talent management firm and influencer marketing agency that works with influencers across the U.S. and Canada. Prior to launching The Sociable Society, Emily worked in public…
Startups vs. Incumbents: Innovation in Media and Entertainment — Eric Peckham (Media Columnist, TechCrunch)
Oct 4 • 40 min
Eric Peckham is an analyst for TechCrunch and the creator of the Monetizing Media newsletter. Earlier in his career, he worked in startups and venture capital in New York and Los Angeles. In this episode, Eric and I discuss how media industry realignment…
TV Host Turned Social Influencer & Entrepreneur — Rachel David (Founder & President, Hashtag Communications)
Aug 21 • 39 min
Rachel David is the Founder & President of Hashtag Communications, a social media consultancy focused on influencer marketing. Prior to launching Hashtag, Rachel co-created and hosted BestFan TV and then served as a producer and host for Your World This…
The Secret Behind Specialty Programming — Fred Seibert (Chief Creative Officer, WOW! Unlimited Media)
Aug 15 • 81 min
Fred Seibert is the Chief Creative Officer of WOW! Unlimited Media, a Canadian animation and media holding company. Fred began his career in radio and music production before transitioning to television as MTV’s first Creative Director. He later…
Eye on APAC: Building a Digital Business in Emerging Markets — Eugene Choi & Allen Lee (Co-Founders, Collab Asia)
Jul 31 • 65 min
Eugene Choi and Allen Lee are the Co-Founders of Collab Asia. Eugene started his career in advertising, later worked at Korean media giant CJ E&M, and then worked on a number of independent projects in the digital media space. Allen, on the other hand,…
An Innovative Approach to Online Storytelling — Bernie Su (Founder, 96 Next)
Jul 19 • 73 min
Bernie Su is an Emmy and Peabody Award winning storyteller and the Founder of 96 Next, a production studio that creates interactive video series. Prior to 96 Next, Bernie co-founded Pemberly Digital, the studio behind hit digital shows The Lizzie Bennett…
From the Army to The Apprentice: Lessons Learned from the Military, Donald Trump, & Venture Investing — Kelly Perdew (Co-Founder, Moonshots Capital)
Jul 14 • 53 min
Kelly Perdew is the Co-Founder & Managing General Partner of Moonshots Capital, a micro-venture fund that invests in extraordinary leadership. Kelly began his career as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and then received his JD MBA from UCLA. After…
An Inside Look at the Australian Esports Market — Chris Smith (Founder, BIG Esports and Co-Founder, Shade Crew)
Jun 30 • 32 min
Chris Smith is the Founder of BIG Esports, a consultancy that helps non-endemic brands understand the esports industry, and the Co-Founder of Shade Crew, an influencer collective that promotes and develops the careers of online gaming talent. Earlier in…
The Secret to Creating Breakthrough Digital Content — Kai Hasson (Co-Founder & Creative Director, Portal A)
Jun 7 • 66 min
Kai Hasson is the Co-Founder and Creative Director for Portal A, a digital studio that specializes in original productions and branded content. In this episode, Kai and I discuss the evolution of branded entertainment over the past decade. Kai shares…
Creating the Future of Kid-Centric Entertainment — Chris Williams (Founder & CEO, Pocket.watch)
May 20 • 64 min
Chris Williams is the Founder & CEO of Pocket.watch, a kid-centric entertainment studio. Chris began his career as one of the first 100 employees at Yahoo!, then launched his first startup, FanLib, which later rebranded as Take180 and was acquired by The…
Creating Content for Good — Sarah North (Head of Television & OTT, SoulPancake)
May 14 • 26 min
Sarah North is the Head of Television & OTT for SoulPancake, a multi-platform studio and production company that develops content rooted in human connection and positivity. Prior to SoulPancake, Sarah served as a partner and executive producer at Mad Cow…
Beyond the Headlines: An Inside Look at Esports Journalism — Graham Ashton (Business Journalist, The Esports Observer)
May 8 • 36 min
Graham Ashton is a business journalist for The Esports Observer and host of The Esports Observer Podcast. Prior to TEO, Graham worked as a Content Editor for Pixsy and Partnership Coordinator for ICO3. In this episode, Graham and I delve into recent…
Two YouTube Experts Share the Secret to Growing Your Channel
May 7 • 52 min
Tom Martin and Carlos Pacheco are the hosts of The Video Insiders Podcast, sharing the strategies and tactics for successfully managing your YouTube channel. Tom is also the Founder & CEO of Channel Fuel, a YouTube consultancy and channel management firm.…
Innovation in Esports: An Inside Look at the Pro Gaming Industry — Josh Swartz (COO, Popdog)
May 1 • 25 min
Josh Swartz is the COO of Popdog, an esports technology and services company. Josh started his career as General Counsel of iFilm and later served as COO of Wasserman, President of Relativity Sports, and Managing Partner of Diamond Ridge Ventures. Most…
The Cultural Impact of Social Media Entertainment — David Craig (Clinical Associate Professor, USC)
Apr 29 • 44 min
David Craig is a Clinical Associate Professor of Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California (USC). David is also the co-author of multiple books and articles about social media entertainment and the rise of creator culture.…
Building an Outsourced Entertainment Studio — James DeJulio (Co-Founder & CEO, Tongal)
Apr 18 • 47 min
James DeJulio is the Co-Founder & CEO of Tongal, a global community of creators that develops video content for networks, studios, and brands. Prior to launching Tongal, James was an executive at How2TV, The Robert Evans Company / Paramount, and Half…
Advocating for Equal Pay — Jacqueline Twillie (Founder & President, ZeroGap)
Apr 15 • 20 min
Jacqueline Twillie is the Founder & President of ZeroGap, which provides training programs for women’s leadership development. ZeroGap’s mission is to eliminate the gender wage gap and increase the longevity of women in leadership roles, particularly…
Exploring the Intersection of Politics and Social Media — Chris Stokel-Walker (Journalist)
Apr 9 • 33 min
Chris Stokel-Walker is a British journalist specializing in YouTube and digital culture. His work has appeared in a variety of publications, including BBC, Wired, The Economist, The Guardian, and BuzzFeed. In this episode, Chris and I explore the…
Investing in the Future of the Creator Economy — Benjamin Grubbs (Founder & CEO, Next 10 Ventures)
Mar 26 • 71 min
Benjamin Grubbs is the Founder & CEO of Next 10 Ventures, an investment firm that incubates and accelerates new businesses within the global creator economy. Prior to launching Next 10, Ben spent 15 years in Southeast Asia helping to grow the Yahoo!…
Creating Mobile-First Entertainment Experiences — Jesus Chavez (CEO, Vertical Networks)
Feb 25 • 31 min
Jesus Chavez is the CEO of Vertical Networks, a digital studio that produces mobile-first content. Prior to Vertical Networks, Jesus was an executive at Univision for 8 years and then served as COO of mitú. In this episode, we share the recipe for success…
Digital Disruption in the Publishing Industry — Chang Kim (Founder & CEO, Tapas Media)
Feb 13 • 30 min
Chang Kim is the Founder & CEO of Tapas Media, a content publishing, distribution, and monetization platform for comic artists, illustrators, and novelists. Prior to Tapas, Chang worked at Samsung and then co-founded Korean blogging software company TNC,…
The Magic Behind Experiential Marketing — Justin Lefkovitch (Founder & CEO, Mirrored Media)
Feb 6 • 30 min
Justin Lefkovitch is the Founder & CEO of Mirrored Media, an experiential marketing agency that works with brands, music artists, and influencers. Justin launched the business in 2010 after graduating from Pepperdine University. In this episode, we dive…
Evolution of Esports: The Growth of the Competitive Gaming Industry — Benedikt Kraus (Esports Veteran & Advisor)
Jan 29 • 24 min
Benedikt Kraus is an esports industry veteran and the former Vice President of Global Media Network at ESL. Prior to joining ESL, Benedikt competed in professional Counter-Strike, worked as an editor at early esports magazines, and served as a TV editor…
Putting the Audience Front and Center — Jim Louderback (GM & SVP VidCon, Viacom)
Jan 10 • 46 min
Jim Louderback is the GM & SVP VidCon at Viacom, overseeing the world’s largest event series for online video creators, fans, and industry executives. Jim began his career in consulting and publishing, helping companies navigate the transformation to…
Unlocking Monetization for Digital Publishers & Podcast Networks — Jen Sargent (COO, Wondery)
Dec 26, 2018 • 39 min
Jen Sargent is the COO of Wondery, the podcast network behind hits like Dr. Death, Gladiator, and Business Wars. Prior to Wondery, Jen worked in investment banking at J.P. Morgan and venture capital at Bertelsmann in addition to gaining experience as an…
From Fame to Fortune: Monetizing Digital Influence — Drake Rehfeld (CEO, Demeanor)
Dec 20, 2018 • 27 min
Drake Rehfeld is the CEO of Demeanor, a platform that helps social influencers create and sell products to their fans. Prior to Demeanor, Drake worked in research engineering at Snapchat and then served as Head of Engineering at Team 10. In this episode,…
An Inside Look at the OTT Video Landscape — Ed Laczynski (Founder & CEO, Zype)
Nov 25, 2018 • 46 min
Ed Laczynski is the CEO of Zype, a B2B technology company that enables OTT video distribution for media companies. Prior to Zype, Ed served as SVP Cloud Services at Datapipe and then CEO of Clearlogin. Earlier in his career, he worked as a software…
Return on Influence: A Performance-Focused Marketing Approach — Bill Carmody (CEO, Trepoint)
Oct 25, 2018 • 38 min
Bill Carmody is the CEO of Trepoint, a marketing agency that provides performance-focused services to challenger brands. Bill has spent his entire career in the agency world, from early positions at Modem Media, Ogilvy & Mather, and Marden-Kane to his…
Innovating at the Intersection of Music & Technology — Bob Moczydlowsky (Managing Director, Techstars Music)
Oct 18, 2018 • 38 min
Bob Moczydlowsky is the Managing Director of Techstars Music, a startup accelerator that invests in early stage music companies. Prior to Techstars, Bob oversaw music information at Yahoo!, then joined Topspin for 5+ years until its acquisition by Beats…
Platform Wars, Creator Burnout, and the Power of Online Communities — Matt Labate (SVP Digital, Fine Brothers Entertainment)
Oct 5, 2018 • 36 min
Matt Labate is the SVP Digital at Fine Brothers Entertainment, a next-gen media company and leader in digital programming. Matt started his career in independent film, then joined the Sony Pictures digital team. After a brief entrepreneurial stint, he…
Solving Music’s Monetization Problem — Jeff Ponchick (Co-Founder & CEO, Repost Network)
Sep 28, 2018 • 38 min
Jeff Ponchick is the Co-Founder and CEO of Repost Network, a music distributor on a mission to help independent artists make a living from their work. Prior to Repost, Jeff was an early employee at Jukin and Fullscreen. In this episode, we discuss…
News Media’s Digital Disruption: How Smartphones and Social Platforms Gave Rise to Citizen Journalism — Jon Cornwell (Co-Founder & CEO, Newsflare)
Sep 14, 2018 • 28 min
Jon Cornwell is the Co-Founder and CEO of Newsflare, an online marketplace for user-generated news content. Prior to Newsflare, Jon worked as a management consultant and then launched his first venture: Clear Cell Group. In this episode, we examine…
Investigating the Intersection of Media & Technology — David Bloom (Journalist & Educator)
Sep 10, 2018 • 53 min
David Bloom is a journalist, strategist, and educator who has been covering the intersection of entertainment and technology for more than two decades. He writes weekly columns for Tubefilter and TV[R]ev, teaches at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, and…
An Inside Look at the Brazilian Media Space — Guga Mafra (Co-Founder, Amazing Pixel)
Sep 4, 2018 • 43 min
Gustavo (Guga) Mafra is a serial entrepreneur focused on the digital media space in Latin America. For the last 4 years, he served as the Co-Founder of Amazing Pixel, one of Brazil’s leading multi-channel networks and original content studios. Prior to…
Reinventing Music Distribution through Social Influencers — Marc Schrobilgen and Christopher Brereton (Thematic)
Aug 24, 2018 • 32 min
Marc Schrobilgen (Co-Founder & CEO) and Christopher Brereton (President & Chief Product Officer) are the creators of Thematic, a creative exchange that grants influencers access to great music and helps artists reach new audiences. Prior to Thematic, Marc…
From Saturday Morning Cartoons to Smosh: Building World-Class Media Brands — Barry Blumberg (CCO, Mammoth Media)
Aug 17, 2018 • 56 min
Barry Blumberg is the Chief Content Officer of Mammoth Media, a mobile entertainment studio behind the popular Yarn and Wishbone apps. Prior to Mammoth, Barry was an EVP at Harvey Entertainment and President of TV Animation for Disney. After leaving…
Creating Brand-Safe Neighborhoods Among Sprawling Digital Cities — Michael Wayne (Co-Founder & CEO, Kin Community)
Aug 9, 2018 • 68 min
Michael Wayne is the Co-Founder & CEO of Kin, a women’s lifestyle entertainment company. Prior to Kin, Michael worked in marketing and business development for Sony Pictures, LAUNCH Media, and ABC Television. In this episode, we discuss Michael’s…
Exploring the Sunny and Dark Sides of Media — Dr. Jessica Taylor Piotrowski (Director, Center for Research on Children, Adolescents, and the Media)
Jul 12, 2018 • 25 min
Dr. Jessica Taylor Piotrowski is an Associate Professor in the Amsterdam School of Communication Research and the Director of the Center for Research on Children, Adolescents, and the Media. She is also the co-author of Plugged In: How Media Attract and…
Bringing Accountability to Influencer Marketing — Chris Landa (Founder, Transparent Influence)
Jun 29, 2018 • 43 min
Chris Landa is the Founder of Transparent Influence, a review platform for influencers and their past branded work. Prior to Transparent Influence, Chris worked at CAA before entering the digital space as an early employee at Machinima, Base79, and…
From Enthusiast Niche to Cultural Mainstream: The Gaming Revolution — Greg Borrud (Co-Founder & CEO, Seismic Games)
Jun 17, 2018 • 41 min
Greg Borrud is the Co-Founder & CEO of Seismic Games, an LA-based game studio that develops next generation social games franchises across digital platforms. Prior to Seismic, Greg co-founded Pandemic Studios, which produced several best selling game…
Redefining Cultural Perceptions through Media — Jennifer Perri (VP, Univision Creator Network)
May 22, 2018 • 47 min
Jennifer Perri is the Vice President of the Univision Creator Network at Univision Communications, which creates engaging content for Hispanic and Latino Americans. Prior to Univision, Jen was an early employee at several defining online video companies,…
The Music Industry in the 21st Century — Yannick Luna (Empire Collective)
May 11, 2018 • 27 min
Yannick Luna is the Founder and CEO of Empire Collective, an influencer network of music, sports, and gaming creators. Earlier in his career, Yannick worked for Atlantic Records, Roc Nation, and Machinima and also launched his own music curation channel…
An Inside Look at Talent Representation — Scott Fisher (Founder, Select Management Group)
Apr 18, 2018 • 31 min
Scott Fisher is the Founder of Select Management Group, an independent management company that represents top digital talent like Gigi Gorgeous, MyLifeAsEva, and Tess Christine. In this episode, Scott offers advice to emerging digital talent, encouraging…
Hope and Healing Through Media — Terri Matthews (Founder, Jaden’s Voice)
Apr 8, 2018 • 46 min
Terri Matthews is the Founder of Jaden’s Voice, a nonprofit organization that serves children and families impacted by autism. Terri is also a serial entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and consultant who specializes in human resources and crisis…
Betting Big on the Attention Economy –- Arthur Wang (CMO, Super Deluxe)
Feb 20, 2018 • 41 min
Arthur Wang is the Chief Marketing Officer of Super Deluxe, a multi-platform entertainment company focused on creative youth. Prior to joining Super Deluxe, Arthur founded a number of startups focused on performance-based marketing before joining CBS…
From Net Neutrality to PayTV Resegmentation: Key Themes Impacting Online Video — Jason Peterson (Chairman, GoDigital Media Group)
Jan 19, 2018 • 41 min
Jason Peterson is the Chairman of GoDigital Media Group, a media and technology holding company focused on IP rights management and distribution. Its operating subsidiaries include AdShare (social media monetization for content rights holders),…
Becoming the Best in the Universe — George Ouzounian (Author and Internet Personality)
Jan 15, 2018 • 51 min
George Ouzounian is a humorist, New York Times best-selling author, and Internet personality best known by the pseudonym Maddox. His website The Best Page in the Universe, YouTube channel The Best Show in the Universe, and podcast The Best Debate in the…
Bringing Cartoons to Life: Toonstar Animates Young Audiences — John Attanasio & Luisa Huang (Co-Founders, Toonstar)
Jan 11, 2018 • 58 min
John Attanasio and Luisa Huang are the co-founders of Toonstar, a mobile app that allows creators to live stream as cartoon characters. John and Luisa are veterans of the Hollywood studio system, who prior to Toonstar, spent 15+ years developing…
From Fantasy Football to Professional Gaming: Online Video’s Impact on Sports — Dave Meltzer (Co-Founder & CEO, Sports 1 Marketing)
Nov 17, 2017 • 23 min
Dave Meltzer is the Co-Founder and CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, a sports marketing agency and consultancy started in 2010 with Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon. Earlier in his career, Dave was a technology executive at Westlaw, Thomson Reuters, and…
Unifying Asia through Media — Fred Chong (Co-Founder & CEO, Prodigee Media and WebTVAsia)
Nov 13, 2017 • 20 min
Fred Chong is the Co-Founder and CEO of Prodigee Media and WebTVAsia. Fred is an award-winning filmmaker and serial entrepreneur from Malaysia who sold his first venture, mobile ringtone company Hipmobile, to YTL in 2002. He went on to launch Prodigee…
Cultural Divide: The TV vs. Internet Generation — Cenk Uygur (Founder & CEO, TYT Network)
Oct 26, 2017 • 52 min
Cenk Uygur is the founder and host of the world’s largest online news show “The Young Turks” and CEO of the TYT Network. Cenk has had a long career as a political commentator and blogger, having voiced his opinions on CNN, FOX News, Al Jazeera, Sirius…
The End of Interruptive Advertising — Kyle Heller (Co-Founder & CSO, Cinematique)
Sep 20, 2017 • 30 min
Kyle Heller is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Cinematique, a technology platform for interactive and shoppable video. Prior to launching Cinematique, Kyle founded online-voting platform Convote and award-winning production company Varient.…
“Creating This World”: Producing Original Content for Online Video — Artur Filipowicz (Head of Video Production, Mediakraft)
Aug 23, 2017 • 24 min
Artur Filipowicz is the Head of Video Production at Mediakraft Poland, appearing on camera and working behind the scenes to create several original productions. Prior to Mediakraft, Artur worked at the European Student Forum (AEGEE) and Grupa Wirtualna…
An Inside Look at Social Video Advertising — Loren Rochelle (Co-Founder & CEO, NOM)
Aug 18, 2017 • 38 min
Loren Rochelle is the Co-Founder and CEO of Not Ordinary Media (NOM), which helps advertisers optimize video buys across social media platforms. Prior to launching NOM, Loren was an Account Director at Giant Media and the VP of Accounts at Channel…
The Future of Esports: How Online Video Impacts Competitive Gaming (VidCon 2017 Panel)
Aug 2, 2017 • 49 min
This is a special live episode that was originally recorded as part of VidCon 2017’s Industry Track. Our guests include: • Steve Arhancet (Co-CEO of Team Liquid) • Michal Blicharz (VP, Pro Gaming at ESL) • Justin Dellario (Director of Esports Programs at…
Quantifying Influence: Helping Creators Understand Their Value — Chad Sahley and Sam Michie (Co-Founders, Social Bluebook)
Jul 17, 2017 • 49 min
Chad Sahley and Sam Michie are the Co-Founders of Social Bluebook, a resource to help creators find their brand value and give them a starting point in negotiations. Chad began his career at ABC and then started his own production company, Hieroglyphic…
Online Video in Poland: Lessons from an Expat Entrepreneur — Ryan Socash (Managing Director, Mediakraft Poland)
Jul 8, 2017 • 51 min
Ryan Socash is the Managing Director of Mediakraft Poland, a next-generation media company focused on lifestyle content for young audiences. Prior to joining Mediakraft, Ryan was a successful musician, radio host, and TV personality – sharing his…
An Inside Look at the Japanese Video Market — Rene Paulesich (Global Alliance Lead, UUUM)
Jul 2, 2017 • 52 min
Rene Paulesich is the Global Alliance Lead for UUUM, one of Japan’s leading digital entertainment companies. Prior to joining UUUM, Rene worked in localization for major game publishers Square Enix and Nintendo in Europe, before making his way to Japan to…
From Cinema to SmartTV: Online Video in Southeast Asia — Kevin Yee (CMO, POPS Worldwide)
Jun 16, 2017 • 28 min
Kevin Yee is the Chief Marketing Officer for POPS Worldwide, one of Southeast Asia’s leading digital entertainment companies. Prior to joining POPS, worked at OgilvyOne and CJ CGV, a major Vietnamese cinema. In this episode, Kevin talks about growing up…
An Inside Look at the Korean Video Market — Jenna Mok (Business Development, Google Play)
Jun 6, 2017 • 40 min
Jenna Mok leads business development for Google Play in South Korea, forging entertainment app partnerships and overseeing the Korean launch of Google’s DayDream VR platform. Earlier in her career, Jenna worked in research and financial analysis at Morgan…
Video Marketing Advice from Your Outsourced CMO — Tony Delmercado (Co-Founder & COO, Hawke Media)
May 25, 2017 • 34 min
Tony Delmercado is the Co-Founder & COO of Hawke Media, an LA-based month-to-month marketing agency. Prior to Hawke, Tony explored several different careers and entrepreneurial ventures – from selling his local lawn-mowing business at age 17 and pursuing…
The Universal Language of Storytelling — Doug Greiff (Co-Founder, MiTú)
Mar 16, 2017 • 42 min
Doug Greiff is the Co-Founder of MiTú, a digital media company that brings a Latino POV to mainstream entertainment. Prior to MiTú, Doug worked at VH1 and then spent 10 years at Nickelodeon, primarily in program development. He and his wife Beatriz…
Feeding Fans Where They Like to Eat –- Matthew Levin (Co-Founder & CEO, Donut Media)
Mar 12, 2017 • 47 min
Matthew Levin is the Co-Founder and CEO of Donut Media, a next-generation media company for millennial car enthusiasts. Prior to Donut, Matt served as Head of Product at AwesomenessTV and as a Product Manager at software development firm Originate. In…
How YouTube and Twitter Brought Sports Fandom Online — Josh Grunberg (Head of Community Development and Growth, Whistle Sports)
Feb 8, 2017 • 18 min
Josh Grunberg is the Head of Community Development and Growth at Whistle Sports. Prior to joining Whistle, Josh worked in TV production for TSN, ESPN, and the Vancouver Canucks, where he first began experimenting with online video by posting hockey…
Booked! Casting with Social Video Stars — Tanya Bershadsky (Founder, Casting Influence)
Feb 3, 2017 • 24 min
Tanya Bershadsky is an Emmy-nominated new media producer, writer, and talent whisperer. She is the Founder of Casting Influence, a talent strategy and casting company for online influencers that has worked with Larry King, DanceOn, New Form Digital,…
Social Commerce in a Connected World -– Brian Nickerson (Co-Founder & CEO, MagicLinks)
Jan 26, 2017 • 35 min
Brian Nickerson is the Co-Founder and CEO of MagicLinks, an affiliate marketing tool that helps content creators add product links to their videos. Prior to starting MagicLinks, Brian worked at Yahoo! and Internet Brands before setting out on his own to…
“YouTube Isn’t Going Away” — Roarke Boes (Dir. of Content Management, Omnia Media)
Jan 23, 2017 • 48 min
Roarke Boes is the Director of Content Management at Omnia Media, an MCN focused on gaming, music, and women’s lifestyle creators. Prior to Omnia, Roarke worked in digital rights management at Fullscreen and Zefr. In this episode, we discuss several…
Going Direct to the Consumer: Helping Digital Talent Build Businesses –- Dan Weinstein (Co-Founder & President, Studio71)
Dec 19, 2016 • 49 min
Dan Weinstein is the Co-Founder and President of Studio71 (formerly Collective Digital Studio). He began his career at United Talent Agency before trying his hand at the production business and ultimately becoming fascinated by digital media. In 2007, he…
“YouTube, Snapchat, and Instagram Are the New MTV” –- Evan Asano (Founder & CEO, Mediakix)
Dec 5, 2016 • 35 min
Evan Asano is the Founder and CEO of Mediakix, an influencer marketing agency that connects the world’s top brands with video creators and social media influencers. Evan got his start in digital media at BermanBraun and then worked in business development…
Doing Good at Scale –- Amber J. Lawson (CEO, Good Amplified)
Nov 24, 2016 • 53 min
Amber J. Lawson is the Founder and CEO of Good Amplified, the world’s first multi-channel network dedicated to helping nonprofits through online video. Amber J. began her entertainment career as a performer and later as a television executive, working at…
Hot Takes with a Digital Media Maven — Jocelyn Johnson (Founder, Videoink)
Oct 10, 2016 • 60 min
Jocelyn Johnson is the Founder of VideoInk, a leading digital video trade publication. Videoink provides breaking news, industry analysis, and coverage of key online video deal makers. In this episode, Jocelyn outlines her vision for VideoInk as a forum…
Scares Speak No Language — Jack Davis (Founder & CEO, CryptTV)
Sep 28, 2016 • 31 min
Jack Davis is the Founder & CEO of CryptTV, a digital media company and horror lifestyle brand that creates and distributes dark, edgy, and scary video content on Facebook and across its family of publisher sites. Jack launched CryptTV in 2015 with horror…
Betting Big on Virtual Reality — Neil Mandt (Founder & CEO, Mandt VR)
Sep 25, 2016 • 45 min
Neil Mandt is the Founder and CEO of Mandt VR, a media company specializing in serialized immersive video content. Neil is a Hollywood producer who has worked in both TV (Jim Rome Is Burning, Destination Truth) and motion pictures (Million Dollar Arm,…
Bridging the Gap Between Traditional & Digital Media — Curt Marvis (Co-Founder & President, The Qyou)
Sep 23, 2016 • 52 min
Curt Marvis is the Co-Founder and President at the Qyou, an international linear broadcast channel for PayTV providers that curates and packages the best of digital video 24/7. Prior to the Qyou, Curt co-founded OTT platform CinemaNow, which was acquired…
Audience Building and YouTube Growth Hacking — Matt Gielen (Founder, Little Monster)
Sep 12, 2016 • 51 min
Matt Gielen is the Founder of Little Monster, a digital consultancy that helps brands and media companies grow online audiences and promote video content. As the former VP of Programming & Audience Development at Frederator Networks, Matt led content…
Silicon Beachfest Presents: All Things Video Live!
Sep 11, 2016 • 65 min
This special live episode was recorded on August 22, 2016 as part of a Silicon Beachfest panel with four distinguished guests: Erick Brownstein — Partner & Chief Strategy Officer, Shareability Luisa Huang — Co-Founder, Feldspar Ventures Phil Ranta — COO…
August 2016 AMA: Your Questions Answered!
Sep 4, 2016 • 13 min
This special episode answers questions submitted by our listeners. We cover everything from the YouTube Is Over Party and Twitter’s video monetization announcement to underserved online video verticals and the future of content, platforms, and technology…
Online Video in the Middle East: The World’s Fifth Largest Language Market
Aug 31, 2016 • 4 min
This month, we’ll be uploading a new episode every day! We want to hear from you, so please send your questions and feedback to [email protected] You can also like and comment on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/allthingsvideo…
Online Video in Southeast Asia: Four New Tigers Emerge
Aug 30, 2016 • 5 min
This month, we’ll be uploading a new episode every day! We want to hear from you, so please send your questions and feedback to [email protected] You can also like and comment on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/allthingsvideo…
Legal Issues Impacting Online Video — Tracey Freed (Founder, Freed Law) & Shaun Spalding (IP Attorney)
Aug 29, 2016 • 51 min
Tracey Freed is the Founder of Freed Law and an Adjunct Professor at LMU’s law program. Prior to setting up her own shop to focus on digital media, entertainment and technology transactions, Tracey was a Partner at DME Law and served as Assistant General…
All Things Video News: Streamy Awards, YouTube Policy Changes, & Instagram vs. Snapchat
Aug 29, 2016 • 27 min
In our second All Things Video News episode, we discuss the Streamy Awards and their growing importance in both digital and traditional media circles. We also debate upcoming YouTube policy changes allowing creators to unlink from their MCN and examine…
Online Video in Latin American: Accent Is No Longer an Issue
Aug 28, 2016 • 5 min
This month, we’ll be uploading a new episode every day! We want to hear from you, so please send your questions and feedback to [email protected] You can also like and comment on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/allthingsvideo…
Online Video in Turkey: Gateway to the Middle East
Aug 26, 2016 • 4 min
This month, we’ll be uploading a new episode every day! We want to hear from you, so please send your questions and feedback to [email protected] You can also like and comment on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/allthingsvideo…
Online Video in India: A Mobile-First Market
Aug 25, 2016 • 5 min
This month, we’ll be uploading a new episode every day! We want to hear from you, so please send your questions and feedback to [email protected] You can also like and comment on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/allthingsvideo…
A Recipe for Explosive Social Content — Erick Brownstein (Chief Strategy Officer, Shareability)
Aug 25, 2016 • 47 min
Erick Brownstein is a Partner & Chief Strategy Officer at Shareability, an explosive content factory that makes compelling branded content. Prior to Shareability, Erick founded The New Agency to help brands think big and successfully navigate the digital…
Online Video Behind the Great Firewall of China
Aug 24, 2016 • 8 min
This month, we’ll be uploading a new episode every day! We want to hear from you, so please send your questions and feedback to [email protected] You can also like and comment on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/allthingsvideo…
MCN 3.0: Multi-Platform Expansion & SVOD (2016 - Present)
Aug 23, 2016 • 12 min
This month, we’ll be uploading a new episode every day! We want to hear from you, so please send your questions and feedback to [email protected] You can also like and comment on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/allthingsvideo…
MCN 2.0: International Growth & Verticalization (2012 - 2015)
Aug 22, 2016 • 11 min
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MCN 1.0: The Land Grab (2009 - 2012)
Aug 21, 2016 • 10 min
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Precursors to MCNs (2005 - 2008)
Aug 19, 2016 • 6 min
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An Overview of Transactional Video on Demand (TVOD)
Aug 19, 2016 • 4 min
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SVOD 101: An Introduction to Subscription Video on Demand
Aug 18, 2016 • 7 min
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Secrets from Online Video’s Top Brands
Aug 17, 2016 • 6 min
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Live Streaming: Past, Present, and Future
Aug 16, 2016 • 6 min
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What Qualifies as a YouTube View?
Aug 15, 2016 • 6 min
This episode explains what YouTube considers a view. YouTube maintains a very stringent standard, defining a view as a user-initiated playback that fulfills its video completion rate requirements. We also reveal why the YouTube view counter occasionally…
Three Drivers of YouTube Viewership: Subscribers, Search, and Sharing
Aug 13, 2016 • 5 min
This episode explains the difference between owned, paid, and earned (organic) media as well as the three drivers of YouTube viewership: subscribers, search, and sharing. We offer suggestions to increase views from each component and recommend ways to…
Unlocking Audience: Social Video Growth Strategies
Aug 13, 2016 • 15 min
In this episode, special guest Thomas Kramer (Co-Founder & Head of Product, Paladin) shares strategies for growing an audience on YouTube and other online video platforms. He suggests applying video search engine optimization (SEO) techniques, maintaining…
Immersive Video 101: An Introduction to VR, AR, and 360 Video
Aug 12, 2016 • 5 min
This episode serves as an introduction to immersive video: virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and 360-degree or spherical video. We discuss the major players in each category, the potential applications, and the future of immersive video content…
Traditional vs. Digital Video: Examining the Differences
Aug 11, 2016 • 13 min
This episode examines the differences in production, formats, and distribution between traditional and digital video. We also discuss the central thesis of the online video revolution: that the resources of production have been democratized and online…
Online Video’s Primary Content Archetypes
Aug 10, 2016 • 5 min
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YouTube’s Approach to Anti-Piracy: The Strengths and Limitations of Content ID
Aug 9, 2016 • 10 min
In this episode, we learn about Content ID, YouTube’s digital fingerprinting system to help creators and content owners protect their intellectual property. We explain the technology’s fundamental mechanics, including the creation of reference files for…
DRM 101: An Introduction to Digital Rights Management
Aug 8, 2016 • 6 min
This episode provides an introduction to digital rights management (DRM), that is, the protection of intellectual property on online platforms. We discuss the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), key legal doctrines like public domain and fair use,…
How Do MCNs Make Money?
Aug 6, 2016 • 6 min
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How Do Online Video Creators Make Money?
Aug 6, 2016 • 5 min
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MCN 101: What Is a Multi-Channel Network?
Aug 5, 2016 • 7 min
This episode offers an introduction to multi-channel networks (MCNs), media companies that represents online video creators. We discuss MCN strategies and business models, why creators choose to join a network, and what the future holds for these…
Not All Views are Created Equal: Online Video Platform Differences
Aug 4, 2016 • 12 min
In this episode, special guest Thomas Kramer (Co-Founder & Head of Product, Paladin) explains the key differences between online video platforms. We discuss what constitutes a view on each platform and how to more accurately compare audience activity…
An Overview of YouTube Ad Monetization
Aug 3, 2016 • 6 min
This episode provides an overview of YouTube advertising monetization — what ad formats are available, how ads are served, and how creators make money. Learn more about the Google Sold, Partner Sold, and Auction inventory, the evolution of the AdWords and…
Understanding the Advertising Industry Value Chain
Aug 2, 2016 • 11 min
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Startup Fundamentals from an Attorney Turned Operator — Lee Essner (President & COO, Jukin Media)
Jul 30, 2016 • 45 min
Lee Essner is the President and COO of Jukin Media, a global entertainment company powered by user-generated video content. Jukin receives more than one billion monthly views across digital platforms and is the leader in discovering, acquiring, and…
Building Technology for New Media Companies — Brett Ulrich (Head of Engineering, AwesomenessTV) & Rico Moorer (VP Video, Blavity)
Jul 22, 2016 • 57 min
Brett Ulrich (Head of Engineering at AwesomenessTV) and Rico Moorer (VP Video at Blavity) share their experience building software at next-generation media companies. In this episode, we discuss the challenges in creating software for online video…
Video’s Impact on Social Issues (All Things Video News)
Jul 17, 2016 • 31 min
In our first All Things Video News episode, we discuss online video’s impact on political and social justice issues. Online video services like Periscope and Facebook Live broadcast the Congressional sit-in, the death of Philando Castile, and the Orlando…
MCNs Across Borders: European vs. American Network — Jonatan de Boer (Managing Director, Onlane)
Jul 10, 2016 • 36 min
Jonatan de Boer is the Managing Director of Dutch MCN Onlane. Jonatan is a serial entrepreneur who joined Mediakraft as Country Manager for the Netherlands in early 2013. Jonatan grew the Mediakraft Netherlands network to more than 160 creators until its…
Embracing Digital-First Content Creation — Gabe Gordon (Managing Partner, Reach Agency)
Jul 6, 2016 • 34 min
Gabe Gordon is the Managing Partner of Reach, a creative agency dedicated to social video. Gabe has more than 10 years of experience building creative, integrated solutions for the world’s largest brands, including GM, the NFL, Nestle, and Walmart. Prior…
The Video Industry from a Creator’s Perspective — Taryn Southern (Comedian, Actress, and Video Blogger)
Jun 11, 2016 • 42 min
Taryn Southern is a comedian, actress, video blogger, and digital media consultant. She has three YouTube channels with more than 500,000 cumulative subscribers and 70M views, in addition to thousands of other fans across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and…
Building a Brand: AwesomenessTV’s Rise as a Global Media Powerhouse — Kelly Day (Chief Digital Officer, AwesomenessTV)
May 14, 2016 • 41 min
Kelly Day is the Chief Digital Officer at next-generation studio and teen content powerhouse AwesomenessTV. Kelly has held marketing and consulting roles at Fortune 500 companies, led e-commerce growth at AOL and Discovery, and built several successful…
Creating Content for Millennial Moms — Sarah Penna (Head of Awestruck, AwesomenessTV)
May 10, 2016 • 34 min
Sarah Penna is the Head of Awestruck, a network and lifestyle brand for millennial moms. Sarah started her career at CurrentTV and then made her way into the YouTube space, working early on with Philip DeFranco. In 2011, Sarah founded talent management…
Opportunity and Ambition Drive Startup Success — Fabienne Fourquet (Co-Founder & CEO, 2btube)
Apr 30, 2016 • 42 min
Fabienne Fourquet is the Co-Founder & CEO of 2btube, one of the fastest growing multi-channel networks for Spanish language creators. Prior to launching 2btube, Fabienne spent 10 years atA&E and then 4 years at Canal+ Groupe, helping both companies grow…
A Tale of Two Startups: Entrepreneurial Life Lessons — Mike Pusateri (Founder & CEO, Bent Pixels) & James Creech (Co-Founder & CEO, Paladin Software)
Apr 21, 2016 • 38 min
Mike Pusateri is the Founder & CEO of Bent Pixels, a global media company serving creators and brands. As a top 25 MCN with over 24,000 creators and one billion monthly views, Bent Pixels represents celebrities like Kevin Hart and Joe Rogan as well as…
Bringing Digital Journalism to Online Video — Shira Lazar (Co-Founder & Host, What’s Trending)
Apr 11, 2016 • 43 min
Shira Lazar is the Co-Founder & Host of What’s Trending, a 24/7 news hub and eponymous daily live show that covers shareable content across the social web. Prior to launching What’s Trending, Shira worked as a contributor and on-air personality for…
A New Approach to Content Acquisition and Licensing — Jonathan Skogmo (Founder & CEO, Jukin Media)
Apr 7, 2016 • 29 min
Jonathan Skogmo is the Founder & CEO of Jukin Media, a global entertainment company powered by user-generated video content. Jukin receives more than one billion monthly views across digital platforms and is the leader in discovering, acquiring, and…
Helping Brands Conquer YouTube — John Holdridge (VP Channel+, Fullscreen)
Mar 30, 2016 • 28 min
John Holdridge is VP of Channel+, the brand strategy and services group at Fullscreen. John was an early addition to the next-gen media company’s team, coming aboard after StackHouse Media, a full-service multimedia agency he founded, was acquired in…
The Rise of the Superfan — Charles Segars (CEO, Ovation TV)
Mar 8, 2016 • 39 min
Charles Segars is the CEO of Ovation TV, America’s premier arts network, reaching over 50M homes through broadcast TV and millions more through its digital presence. Charles is also the Founder of Segars Media, a content production company best known for…
Digital Innovation in India — Roopak Saluja (Founder & CEO, The 120 Media Collective)
Feb 28, 2016 • 43 min
Roopak Saluja is the Founder & CEO of The 120 Media Collective, a Mumbai-based media company that produces, distributes, and monetizes content across multiple platforms. He is also the Founder & CEO of Sooperfly, a joint venture with Diagonal View that…
European Entrepreneurship in Online Video — Paola Marinone & Bengu Atamer (BuzzMyVideos)
Feb 19, 2016 • 37 min
Paola Marinone (Founder & CEO) and Bengu Atamer (Co-Founder & Director) are the brilliant minds behind BuzzMyVideos, one of the fastest growing European MCNs that represents over 5,000 creators worldwide. In this episode, we learn more about the European…
Talent Management with Digital Influencers — Jackie Koppell (Founder, Pinnacle) & Jordan Worona (Talent Manager, Studio71)
Feb 8, 2016 • 60 min
Jackie Koppell (former Head of Talent at AwesomenessTV) and Jordan Worona (Talent Manager at Studio71, formerly Collective Digital Studio) join the All Things Video podcast for a discussion about talent management in the world of digital influencers. This…
The Future of Online Video — Luke Wang, Chadwick Turner, & Jon Kroopf
Jan 6, 2016 • 73 min
Luke Wang (former VP of Business Operations at Omnia Media), Chadwick Turner (Founder & CEO of Circle VR), and Jon Kroopf (Director of Customer Growth at Tubular Labs) join the All Things Video podcast for a discussion about the future of online video. In…
International Growth in Online Video — Gregory Strompolos (Director of Business Development, YouNow)
Dec 29, 2015 • 64 min
Gregory Strompolos is the Director of Business Development at live streaming giant YouNow. He previously spent 4 years at Fullscreen, where he launched the Channel Plus brand services division and managed the company’s international expansion. We cover a…
Demystifying Digital Rights Management — Rian Bosak (VP of Network Operations, Fullscreen)
Dec 27, 2015 • 33 min
Rian Bosak is the VP, Network Operations at Fullscreen. He began his career in television before transitioning into digital via a job at Machinima and later as the first employee at StyleHaul. Over the past five years, Rian has managed the YouTube content…
A New Home for Short-Form Content Creators — James McFadden (Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Collab)
Dec 21, 2015 • 36 min
James McFadden is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Collab, a digital content studio and creator network that reaches over 230M followers and generates roughly 7B Vine loops per month. Prior to Collab, he and his brothers Tyler and Will started GoPotato TV,…
Content Protection & Monetization: A Radical Realization — Ryan Born (Founder, AudioMicro)
Dec 4, 2015 • 56 min
Ryan Born is the Founder and former CEO of AudioMicro, which operates a network of digital content licensing marketplaces, including YouTube rights management service AdRev. AudioMicro has been repeatedly named to the Inc. 500’s list of the fastest…
The Future of Digital Audience Engagement — Adam Rymer (President, Legendary Digital Networks)
Nov 29, 2015 • 35 min
Adam Rymer is the President of Legendary Digital Networks, which includes the Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, and Smart Girls digital properties. Prior to joining LDN, Adam worked in management consulting and then took digital roles at Universal Music and…
The Music Industry’s Public Enemy #1 — Oscar Hoglund (Co-Founder & CEO, Epidemic Sound)
Nov 25, 2015 • 52 min
Oscar Hoglund is the Co-Founder & CEO of Epidemic Sound, which provides production music licensing to more than 85,000 customers across 200 countries. He also co-founded the Scandinavian MCN United Screens and serves on the board of children’s…
Online Video in Latin America — Alejandro Burato (Co-Founder & CEO, FAV! Network)
Nov 19, 2015 • 34 min
Alejandro Burato is the Co-Founder & CEO of FAV! Network, one of the fastest growing Latin American MCNs. Alejandro worked in management consulting and venture capital for many years, so he has great perspective on many different industries. Now in his…
Digital Transformations in the Music Industry — Steve Levy (Co-Founder & CEO, BPM Media)
Nov 16, 2015 • 29 min
Steve Levy is the Co-Founder & CEO of BPM Media and the BPM Network. Steve is a serial entrepreneur who started Moonshine Music to introduce electronic music to mainstream America in the nineties. The company was partially acquired by what is now…
An Englishman in LA — Ben Lister (COO USA, Rightster)
Nov 11, 2015 • 43 min
Ben Lister is the Chief Operating Officer, USA at Rightster. Ben began his career in digital roles at traditional entertainment companies (Warner Music Group, Viacom, Channel 4) before jumping into his first startup experience, running EMEA business…
From Comic to C-Suite — Phil Ranta (COO, Collective Digital Studio)
Nov 1, 2015 • 56 min
Phil Ranta is the Chief Operating Officer at Collective Digital Studio (CDS). Prior to CDS, Phil was employee #9 at Fullscreen, where he spent 3 years growing the creator network until the company’s acquisition by Otter Media. He’s as hilarious as he is…
An Explosion in Online Video Platforms — Parker Jones (Head of International, AwesomenessTV)
Oct 8, 2015 • 41 min
Parker Jones is the Head of International at AwesomenessTV. Parker worked at YouTube during the early days of the partner program before moving over to build and manage the creator network at AwesomenessTV, which quickly grew to one of the world’s largest…
The Early Days of Online Video — Glasgow Phillips (Co-Founder, Maker Studios)
Oct 7, 2015 • 55 min
Glasgow Phillips is the Co-Founder and former SVP Creative of Maker Studios. Prior to his time at Maker, Glasgow worked in Hollywood as a television writer on such iconic shows as South Park, published three books, and helped launch businesses in the…