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    SAG-AFTRA Rejoins Legal Fight With YouTube

    SAG-AFTRA's support of Viacom's billion dollar lawsuit against YouTube and its parent company Google reinforces how important royalties are to the union's membership.

  • Advice

    Top 5 Ways to Finance Your Online Content

    Let’s face it: Raising money sucks. That said, it’s still part of the game. Without financing, there are a number of projects I never would’ve been able to make over the years—and calling in favors only gets you so far. Thus, here are my top five ...

  • Advice

    10 Ways to Get Video Views

    Career Hacker columnist Taryn Southern breaks down 10 ways to ensure that your online videos get plenty of viewing love.

  • News

    YouTube’s First Comedy Week Launches May 19

    A mix of sketches, stand-up, and musical performances, the streaming video behemoth’s inaugural comedy fest will feature names known (Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller) and not-so-known.

  • Advice

    How WIGS Makes Scripted YouTube Drama Work

    Rodrigo García and Jon Avnet co-founded WIGS, YouTube’s top channel for scripted dramatic content, in 2010. The channel, which hosts Web series and shorts featuring female leads, recently announced a producing partnership with Fox Broadcasting.

  • Advice

    How to Build an Audience on YouTube

    Unfortunately, gone is the phrase “going viral.” Our Facebook and Twitter feeds have become a marketplace of self-promotion, and when just about everyone seems to be making a Web series, it’s tough to even get people to watch.

  • Advice

    4 Sites You Need to Be On (Now!)

    Career Hacker Taryn Southern breaks down the platforms all enterprising actors should strongly consider using.

  • News

    Become Simon Cowell’s Latest Discovery

    Cowell launches “global audition” YouTube channel today.

  • Advice

    Why Going Digital Will Help Your Career

    In Backstage’s new column Career Hacker, online maven Taryn Southern breaks down the importance of an online presence for readers.

  • News

    Fox Gets Into New Media Game With WIGS

    A partnership between the network and YouTube’s female-centric channel—which attracts actors such as Julia Stiles, America Ferrera, and Maura Tierney—could indicate the future of programming.