YouTube goes (back) to Hollywood

A report in Reuters is claiming that YouTube is in the middle of a significant round of fresh discussions with Hollywood and independent producers.

Citing two unnamed sources, Reuters attests that the deal could result in YouTube paying $1-2 million for the production of exclusive, top-quality content, helping Google to realise its reinvention of the site as a host of top quality, exclusive content.

“We are always exploring various content and marketing ideas to support and accelerate our creators,” a YouTube representative told Reuters in an email.

Read the full report here.


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