I think YouTube has done a great job in becoming a mainstream player. I thought the channel strategy was excellent. Even if the channels themselves might not do as well, it’s not about that, it’s really about instigating, stimulating, catalyzing an industry. —
Ynon Kreiz, Maker Studios
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My brain has trouble with the logic of saying I’m taking money away from another Kickstarter project if I’m bringing people that didn’t even know about Kickstarter to begin with. A lot of [backers] are finding out about this awesome concept for the very first time and I’m introducing them to the paradigm and I think there’s something to be said for that. —
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One thing about big studios you have to realize is they’re not working for us, they’re working for the global marketplace, and this has had a big effect on storytelling and on content. —
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