Machinima, Inc. is a multiplatform online entertainment network operated by Warner Bros. .. Under the terms of his contract, Machinima was permitted to place. Hasn’t Machinima been behind some shady practices involving YouTube contracts in the past? It might be a blessing in disguise. “But you signed a contract with Machinima, they can do what they want with the show!” It wasn’t in the contract that the show would be made.

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You’re arguing a solipsist point of view. Inside Gaming was the main editorial brand of Machinima. Inside Halo was developed and hosted by “Soda God” who alternated weekly hosting with Adam Kovic who became the only host. Anyway some contracts just can’t be considered legal no matter what the terms. Capitalism does not hold people legally in a contract, the governmental legal system does. Yet another example of how publishers keep artists in the poor and starving bracket.

Machinima is a financier, similar to a bank. If you can afford it, I wouldn’t upload anything for a month and let them make money from you.

It was most recently hosted by Machinima employees Ricky Hayberg and Eliot Dewberry, before their departure from the company. YouTube Stars Fighting YouTube Networks Over Their Contracts from the read-before-you-sign dept As YouTube becomes more and more popular as a primary entertainment resource, it is going to have many of the same growing pains as traditional entertainment venues.

I’m not sure I need to look much farther. Additionally, the agreement states that the video producer must keep the details of the promotional cnotract confidential, or they do not qualify for the promotional payment.

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Machinima a YouTube gaming network has just terminated my contract and tons of channels more

On February 14,after being integrated into Warner Bros. Just because you’re a Youtube star doesn’t mean you have to remain one.

I think the issues we confront today involve global economics and require us to look at new solutions. I understand that people fear the idea of courts and costs but if everyone just invested some time and cost to fight back against such injustice then the courts would be swamped and lawmakers might have to sit up and take notice.

There macjinima something morally and ethically wrong with exploiting and taking advantage of a naive young talented person.

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YouTube is a great resource, and likely needed Google’s deep pockets to survive. Adam Smith only stated the Invisible Hand once.

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Well if that is not copyright then seems shady as all hell to me. I have not yet been taken to court, my guess is the other parties in each case were unwilling machimima see their claims of a fair contract tested.

YouTube, ie Google, makes money off the venture capitalists that give money to Machinima. And greed has replaced the enlightened self-interest of the corporation.

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Techdirt is off until the new year! I don’t know though, from everything I’ve read and heard, networks especially Machinima don’t really treat their channels all that well It rest on “A rational judge or magistrate” I realize that technically that is only one drawback, but it is important enough I thought I should mention it twice.


Los AngelesCaliforniaU. YouTube declined to comment on spk’s claims of employment or botting, but a company representative did confirm that spk received a large monetary sum from Google for identifying a security risk. Previously, Machinima had an application on both the Xbox One and Xbox Hopefully you’ll find a new partnership or consider something like Patreon.

Jay profile29 Jan 8: Fat4all Community Resettler Member. So maybe you inherently trust a company funded by Google, only to find that the company is offering you a contract just like Hollywood used to offer. The show is about finding “the next great creator for the world of DC Comics”. Resurrection — Coming March ! KZXcellent actually kinda answered my question below.

Capitalism is highly exploitative and in my view, it produces a very combative system of haves and have nots. Mar 17, 2, I thought they got out of Machinima years ago. Machinima said the lay-offs were due to re-organizing as part of its global growth strategy, but were still hiring in other key divisions whilst these layoffs were happening. Use markdown for basic formatting.

In JanuaryHugh Hancock launched Machinima. Ominous, but not entirely unexpected. Forums Discussion Video Games. According to reports, the content must be at least 30 seconds long and the Xbox One must be mentioned by name. Am I the only one that sees this as a capitalist issue?