Streampunks

Streampunks : Youtube and the Revolutionaries Remaking Entertainment

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The rules of entertainment have changed. Last year, the vlogger PewDiePie made more money from his YouTube videos than high profile movie stars such as Meryl Streep, Cameron Diaz and Anne Hathaway. And no one knows more about how it works than Robert Kyncl, Chief Business Officer at YouTube. YouTube is the first truly global media platform, reaching 87 per cent of all online adults in the UK. Streampunks not only tells the inside story about who and what we watch on our screens, but also the new ways that students are taught; how minorities are thought of, depicted and treated; how small businesses advertise; the way Hollywood scouts talent and formats its shows; the ways brands advertise; the way music is discovered and consumed; and the way stories are told. This book is for the legions of creative people who want to learn how to become the next YouTube stars. It's for the members of legacy media who want to understand where the future is headed. And it's for all those who love good storytelling about the people who influence how we are entertained, educated and inspired. Streampunks will be the definitive book on YouTube, the new platform changing the face of entertainment.show more

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  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 156 x 240 x 25mm | 579g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0753545934
  • 9780753545935

About Robert Kyncl

Robert Kyncl (Author) Robert Kyncl is the Chief Business Officer at YouTube where he oversees all business functions, and was previously Vice President of Content at Netflix. Robert has been listed in Vanity Fair's 2012 & 2013 New Establishment List, Billboard's Power 100 List in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, Billboard's 2014 International Power Players List and AdWeek's 2013 "Top 50 Execs Who Make the Wheels Turn". Maany Peyvan (Author) Maany Peyvan is a Speechwriter and Communications Manager at Google, where he leads speechwriting for YouTube. Prior to his time at Google, Maany was a political appointee in the Obama Administration, serving as Director of Speechwriting at the US Agency for International Development.show more

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