Viacom Digital Studios International

Facebook strikes UK, Lat Am, Asia deals with Viacom for original series

Facebook has agreed a deal that will see Viacom Digital Studios International (VDSI) produce a slate of original short-form content for its Watch service in Europe, the Americas and Asia. In the UK, MTV has partnered with VDSI to produce 75 x 10 minute shows, which will be spin-offs from MTV UK’s linear series. Facebook […]

Comedy Central, MTV mark World Pride with short-form series

Viacom Digital Studios International (VDSI) has produced a range of short-form content for Comedy Central and MTV’s digital and social platforms to mark World Pride. The short-form content covers LGBTQ+ topics, from mental health and misconceptions to drag queens and coming out. Comedy Central International’s digital and social platforms are running Dragony Aunts, a 6 x […]

Viacom launches digital unit with new VP in place

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has launched Viacom Digital Studios International (VDSI), a new unit focused on creating, distributing and monetising digital content for Viacom brands outside of the US. Heading up the unit will be Brendan Yam, the newly appointed vice president and general manager of VDSI. Yam will report to Katherine Liu, VIMN’s […]