Friday 12.19.2014: News to Know

/ Dec 19, 2014

Digital video industry news today

Hulu Nabs Exclusive SVOD Rights to a Lot of FX Shows

Hulu is remaining aggressive on the content front by locking up exclusive SVOD rights to shows from the FX family of networks.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/1C8RFyH

Variety http://bit.ly/1zF59Pg

LA Times http://lat.ms/1GyLwLS

Variety http://bit.ly/13IPFiB

Opinions & Analysis

5 Questions with Woven Digital President Colin Digiaro — My Exclusive Q&A

Woven Digital is a millennial-focused digital-first new media company, producing and distributing pop culture content (breaking news, original reporting, entertainment and video) to nearly 5 million users per day.

Digital Media Update http://bit.ly/1GyLofs

Deals & Signings

Danny Zappin’s Zealot Networks Takes Majority Stake in AudioMicro

Former Maker Studios CEO Danny Zappin is ready to grow his new company Zealot Networks.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/1sGfwgu

Variety http://bit.ly/1wtfrlI

Re/Code http://on.recode.net/1wKOauP

Streaming Video News

CNE Brings The New Yorker to The Scene

Conde Nast Entertainment has launched a video channel for The New Yorker on its video site The Scene.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/13kYIox

Vevo Arrives on Xbox One as Its App Viewership Spikes in 2014

Vevo is now available on the Xbox One.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/1wKNm9u

DigiDay http://bit.ly/1CcmcJ7

Cameron Dallas Movie ‘Expelled’ Tops iTunes

AwesomenessTV appears to have a hit on its hands with “Expelled.” The feature-length high school comedy film, which stars Cameron Dallas alongside a bunch of other social-media stars, jumped to the top of the iTunes chart just one day after its VOD release.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/1wKNYvP

The Haps With Apps

VHX Now Has a Video ‘Library’ and Mobile App

VHX, a NY-based digital video service that allows publishers and video creators to sell their stuff directly to consumers, has launched a new”library” feature as well as an iOS app.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/1AOiO5Q

TechCrunch http://tcrn.ch/1z1HnKp

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