Maker Studios isn’t just a production company composed of some 300 staffers, 10,000 YouTube channels, and 70,000 square feet of Culver City studio and office space. It’s Donovan’s baby. She co-founded Maker in 2009 with her brother Ben Donovan and fiancé Danny Zapin.
Maker Studios' COO Courtney Holt on the challenges and opportunities facing content creators today.
No doubt fueled by research reported on in major media outlets showing that black and Latino audiences make up a disproportionately high percentage of the movie-ticket-buying public, new websites and independent filmmakers once again are seeing these audiences as an untapped reserve.
The multichannel network announces content plans for parent company Disney, as well as an online content library, while the CW moves from TV to Web with “Veronica Mars” spinoff, “Play It Again, Dick.”