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ChannelFlip

ChannelFlip
Type Subsidiary
Industry Technology
Founded London, UK (2007)
Founders Wil Harris
Justin Gayner
Headquarters London, UK
Key people Wil Harris (Co-Founder, Managing Director)
Justin Gayner (Co-Founder, Creative Director)
Employees 18[1]
Parent Shine Group
Website .comchannelflip

ChannelFlip is a London-based Multi Channel Network which works with both traditional and online celebrities to create brand friendly content.[2]

Contents

  • Shows and talent 1
  • Acquisition 2
  • The Multiverse 3
  • HuHa! 4
  • YouTube Comedy Week 5
  • Successes 6
  • See also 7
  • References 8

Shows and talent

ChannelFlip works with UK-based comedic TV and online talent.[3]

  • David Mitchell - David Mitchell's SoapBox – a series of short monologues co-written with John Finnemore. In these monologues Mitchell has criticized a variety of subjects, including the popular BBC show Doctor Who and 3D television.[5][6]
  • Richard Hammond - Richard Hammond's Tech Head - a weekly web series in which Top Gear '​s Richard Hammond discuss the latest technology happenings.[7]
  • Dawn Porter - Bad Girl Guides – six part series providing light hearted advice to women.[8]
  • Harry Hill - Little Internet Show - a sketch based comedy show.[9]
  • Stuart Ashen - a.k.a. Ashens, a YouTube star who also worked with ChannelFlip in producing the Internet comedy film "Ashens and the Quest for the GameChild".[14]

Acquisition

In January 2012 Shine Group, a News Corporation subsidiary, announced that it had acquired ChannelFlip.[15][16]

The Multiverse

In late 2012, ChannelFlip launched The Multiverse, a YouTube Channel that focused on "geek flavoured entertainment."[17] The channel was created as a result of YouTube's original content partner scheme.[17] Since then, videos uploaded to The Multiverse have included notable YouTubers including Ashens, Jack and Dean and Chris Kendall. The science fiction webshow Chronicles of Syntax is exclusively available on The Multiverse.[18]It should be noted that as of the summer of 2014, the Multiverse has ceased uploading videos to the channel. [19] It is unknown if the Multiverse has completely stopped operations and the reason for why they aren't uploading videos anymore.

HuHa!

Fronted by Jonti Picking HuHa is a YouTube Channel that is focused on "animation".

YouTube Comedy Week

Channel Flip produced YouTube Comedy Week in the UK.[20] Comedy week was an event that ran from May 20–25, and brought "the best of UK and US talent together on YouTube."[21]

Successes

Particular successes of Channel Flip include The Proxy, a short film sponsored by Dell and featuring YouTube star Ashens.

See also

References

  1. ^ "About Us". ChannelFlip. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Gayner, Justin (2007-11-14). "Internet TV: Let's do show right here". London: The Independent. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  3. ^ Strange, Adario (2007-08-14). "Exclusive: UK Podcast Network Channel Flip Debuts Next Month". Wired. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  4. ^ Robert, Llewellyn. "Carpool". ChannelFlip. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  5. ^ Fletcher, Alex. "David Mitchell rants about TV credits: Video Soapbox". Digital Spy. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  6. ^ Mitchell, David (2010-08-19). "3D (technology),Film,Television (Technology),Media". The Guardian (London). 
  7. ^ Hammond, Richard. "Richard Hammond's Tech Head". Channel Flip. 
  8. ^ Porter, Dawn. "Bad Girl Guides". ChannelFlip. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  9. ^ Hill, Harry. "Little Internet Show". ChannelFlip. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  10. ^ Howell, Daniel.  
  11. ^ Lester, Phil.  
  12. ^ Cat, Simons. "Simon's Cat". ChannelFlip. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  13. ^ Picking, Jonti. "MrWeebl". ChannelFlip. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  14. ^ Ashen, Stuart. "Ashens". ChannelFlip. Retrieved 2014-06-29. 
  15. ^ Sweney, Mark (2012-01-06). "Elisabeth Murdoch's Shine buys ChannelFlip". The Guardian (London). 
  16. ^ Kanter, Jake (2013-05-16). "ChannelFlip TV Red Tape is Driving Talent Online". Broadcast Now (London). 
  17. ^ a b Shearman, Sarah. "YouTube rolls out first original content channels in UK". Media Week. Retrieved 18 May 2013. /
  18. ^ Kilby, Phil. "Chronicles Of Syntax: Science Fiction, From Yorkshire". The Culture Vulture. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  19. ^ "The Multiverse YouTube Channel". Retrieved 26 July 2014. /
  20. ^ Webdale, Jonathan. "ChannelFlip cues up the quips". C21 Media. Retrieved 23 May 2013. 
  21. ^ Fletcher, Alex. "Vince Vaughn, David Mitchell, Jamie Oliver for YouTube Comedy Week". Digital Spy. Retrieved 23 May 2013. 
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