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Ostmodern expands into the US

Digital video specialist Ostmodern has expanded into the US with the launch of a New York office. The company said it will use the base to drive the growth of its video services in the region, with the move fuelled in part by the success of its Skylark video platform. Ostmodern’s chief technology officer, Richard […]

Hearst takes majority stake in kids TV producer

New York-based media group Hearst is to buy a majority stake in children’s TV producer and distributor Litton Entertainment. The transaction is expected to close on February 1 following an agreement, terms of which were not disclosed, was struck between Hearst Television and Litton. Hearst has a range of media assets, including an ownership stake […]

AOL to open 360-degree content studio

AOL has announced plans to build a state-of-the-art, 360-degree content studio in downtown New York. The public-facing studio is due to open this autumn on Broadway and will expand AOL’s “commitment to provide an immersive live and virtual reality experience,” according to the firm. AOL Build, the internet firm’s live interview series, will be filmed […]

YouTube set to open New York video creator studio in November

YouTube is set to open a production studio for video creators in New York next month, marking the launch of its fourth YouTube Space globally.  YouTube revealed that the new studio will be at Chelsea Market, in the heart of Manhattan, and will be a place where YouTube creators and advertisers can attend workshops, events […]