Jukin Media

STV strikes new partnerships for STV Player

Scottish commercial broadcaster STV has struck partnerships with Flame Distribution and Jukin Media to provide additional content for its video-on-demand service STV Player. Jukin Media owns and operates online brands including FailArmy, The Pet Collective, and People Are Awesome, providing short-form content online and on social media platforms, while Flame Distribution is an international distributor of factual, […]

VR firm brings in Bacon from Endemol Shine

A UK-based, Maker Studios-backed virtual reality content producer has hired senior executives from Endemol Shine Group and YouTube channels group Jukin Media. Blend Media has hired James Bacon as senior VP, commercial partnerships, and Greg Bond from Jukin, which yesterday launched Video Pizza, an entertainment platform for Japanese audiences. Bacon was previously Endemol Shine’s director […]

Jukin says content creator pay ‘hits $5m’

Multichannel network Jukin Media says it has now paid content creators a total of US$5 million in licensing fees since launching in 2009. Jukin does not create its own online video, but licenses hundreds of video each week. It operates YouTube brands FailArmy, JukinVideo and People Are Awesome, which was last week at the centre […]

Row over MCN content takedown

A pair of YouTube content creators have clashed after one removed another’s popular video without warning due to a trademark infringement. MCN Jukin Media moved to take down an original video posted by Devin Graham to his DevinSuperTramp channel, which is part of the Fullscreen MCN. The video, which featured original DevinSuperTramp content, was titled People […]