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Post-Mouse Maker Studios Trims Jobs

The ink isn’t even dry on the Disney/Maker Studios acquisition deal and the MCN is already gearing up for restructuring. As Variety first reported earlier today Maker has quietly announced that it will reduce its total workforce by 10%. Those layoffs could come as soon as this

Ray William Johnson Joins “Who’s Driving Doug” – Former Prince of YouTube Launches Indie Film Career

The one time king of YouTube has been cast in an independent film opposite RJ Mitte (“Breaking Bad”) and Paloma Kwiatkowski (“Bates Motel”). “Who’s Driving Doug” is a film by writer William Carnick that tells the story of a disable recluse of considerable intellect taking a road

Maker’s Jilted CEO Delays Disney Deal with Lawsuit – UPDATED

It looked like the $500 million marriage between Maker Studios and the House of Mouse was all but final, but it seems that one interested party couldn’t be persuaded to hold his peace.  Though the deal has been widely covered in the industry media, including here on

Maker and The Mouse: How Disney’s Acquistion Could Change MCN Land

With a rumored price tag of $500 million the Walt Disney Company has closed a deal to acquire seminal Multi-Channel Network, Maker Studios.