Scott Katz


Maker Studios sibling co-founders exit

Lisa and Ben Donovan, the siblings that co-founded multichannel network Maker Studios, have exited the company. None of the original founders are now with the company following their exits. Another co-founder, former CEO Danny Zappin, left last year, and has now launched a new content company, Zealot Networks. Maker currently has around 380 million subscribers […]

Maker rejects Relativity’s $1bn approach

Maker Studios has turned down Relativity Media’s US$1 billion-plus approach in favour of its existing agreement to join the fold at The Walt Disney Company. Relativity yesterday attempted to hijack Disney’s deal to buy YouTube channel operator Maker with its own offer ahead of a Maker shareholder meeting today, but this has proven unsuccessful. “As […]