MEDIA & TECH | Power to the Creators

Fullscreen Sells Control to Joint Venture Between AT&T and Chernin Group

“We don’t see anything more exciting in the media industry than what is happening with online video, over-the-top video and television increasingly migrating online,” said Jesse Jacobs, president of the Chernin Group. 

“What Fullscreen is doing in terms of redefining entertainment and media for young adults is powerful on a global scale.”

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Makers Studios acquired by Disney
Makers Studios acquired by Disney

Fullscreen Acquired by AT&T/Chernin Group
Fullscreen Acquired by AT&T/Chernin Group

LiveRail Acquired by Facebook
LiveRail Acquired by Facebook

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