BuzzFeed Beefs Up Video Plans With New Funding

BuzzFeed’s announcement today of a $50m new funding from Andreesen Horowitz comes with a new strategy for the wildly popular publisher’s video ambitions. The release puts it best, in its own words: “BuzzFeed will expand its video division and become BuzzFeed Motion Pictures. Ze Frank will lead the division as President of BuzzFeed Motion Pictures and […]

 

Pioneering Video Creator Ze Frank Finds his Groove at BuzzFeed

Ze Frank, the pioneering video blogger and performance artist  who joined BuzzFeed 18 months ago, is running a Los Angeles-based studio that is producing videos that getting 150 million monthly views.   (That number was shared on stage at the BuzzFeed NewFront event by Jonathan Perelman, GM for video.) We spoke with him at the […]