Buzzfeed x Instagram Vertical U
The companies have launched VerticalU, a program for 15 young video creators to participate in a training program on producing content for IGTV. BuzzFeed and Instagram also will fund the vertical-video “passion projects” from those selected, who will have the chance for their work to be featured on BuzzFeed’s IGTV channel.
Mashable x YouTube Stories
YouTube “Save Your Internet”
We were included as a part of YouTube’s “Save Your Internet” campaign to raise awareness for Europe’s Article 13 parliament decision and the effect it could have on the creator community.
"These SoCal 20-somethings are building a YouTube empire"
Claude Ruibal, YouTube’s global head of sports partnerships, cheered the deal. “The momentum we’re seeing from sports channels on YouTube like The Whistle and The Lacrosse Network is as thrilling to see as the sports themselves,” he said in a statement. “With so much opportunity in sports video, we look forward to seeing what these channels do next.”
Ground Up Show with Matt D’Avella
“Over the course of the following year I started to pay attention to what these guys were up to and what kind of content they were putting out. It was different. It seemed more personal and way more interesting to me than what anyone else was doing at the time. It was professional but certainly not forced. It was creative but accessible. They are driven doers with a strong sense for others.” Read More
"I’ve been working closely with Samir Chaudry and Colin Rosenblum for the better part of the last 5 years. Together, we created my youtube channel, worked through internal company marketing campaigns, ideated on new projects, and consulted on a number of others. They’re writers, directors, producers, onscreen talent, and entrepreneurs. I’m lucky to have met two guys with vast ingenuity, creativity, and work ethic."
"If you’re making videos for your personal brand, if you’re a creative person and don’t know where to start, if there’s a niche you want to build a media company around, this episode is for you."