Luke Hyams

Maker Studios: digital creators are this generation’s pop stars

Digital influencers have replaced pop-stars as the go-to celebrities for young people, according to Maker Studios’ international chief content officer, Luke Hyams. Speaking at MIPTV yesterday, Hyams described a “generational divide” where parents cannot identify with video genres in the same way that they once might have “turned their noses up at punk rock or […]

Disney’s Maker Studios appoints content chief

Online content and channels specialist Maker Studios has recruited writer and director Luke Hyams to head up international content. Hyams’ production credits include Channel 4 youth-skewed series Dubplate Drama and Glue. He has also made feature film X Moor and YouTube commissioned digital series Bitchcraft. At Disney-owned Maker, Hyams will develop new formats for global […]