Beachfront Media Announces Multiplatform Video App Deal with YouTube Media Company Big Frame
Beachfront Set to Develop Apps for Big Frame's multiple verticals including Forefront and Wonderly Bringing the Web's First Urban Lifestyle and Brainy Female Networks to Mobile Devices
Apr 22, 2013, 09:00 ET
BURBANK, Calif., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beachfront Media, the creators of the popular video discovery engine MeFeedia, today announced that Big Frame, a YouTube media company and talent management firm, has selected Beachfront's video app platform to distribute video content across devices and bring Big Frame's top YouTubers to the big screen with Connected TV Apps.
The partnership kicked off this week on the heels of the recent launch of two new multiplatform verticals from Big Frame including urban lifestyle vertical, Forefront.tv and brainy female vertical, Wonderly. Beachfront Media makes it possible for popular video content from Big Frame and its vertical networks to be available across web, mobile and connected TV experiences for the most recognized YouTube stars online for truly multiplatform accessibility.
"Beachfront Media's app development platform has enabled us to deliver the best original and curated video content to our fans regardless of whether they choose to watch online or on the go via mobile and tablet devices," said CEO and Co-Founder of Big Frame, Steve Raymond.
Beachfront Builder provides a next-generation video platform with a focus on the smartphone, tablet, and connected TV devices that power the future of TV and video content. With Builder, anyone with video can easily create, manage, deploy, and monetize high-quality, native apps for iPhones, iPads, Android phones and tablets, Windows 8 devices and now Connected TVs. For more information on Beachfront Builder, please visit http://www.beachfrontbuilder.com.
Forefront is a premier destination for discovering original urban lifestyle video content where fans can discover original and curated music, entertainment and fashion videos from YouTube's leading creators, personalities and publishers such as DeStorm Power, Karen Civil, Issa Rae and VIBE.
Wonderly is a community where intelligent, independent and crafty ladies worldwide girls connect, share creative ideas, geek out on the latest fangirl trends and create videos to inspire and celebrate the best of nerd girl culture.
Forefront.tv is now available for iPhone and iPod Touch devices. Please visit https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/forefront-for-iphone/id592955017?ls=1&mt=8. Wonderly will be available in the spring.
About Beachfront Media
Beachfront Media is a video everywhere company whose video technology helps consumers stay informed and entertained across a wide range of mobile, web, and TV platforms. Beachfront Media's flagship products include Beachfront Builder, a video app platform, Beachfront Solutions, a video distribution ecosystem, and MeFeedia, a patented social search and video discovery system. Since 2007, the company has been a recognized leader in video and video advertising, powering more than 500 million video streams to over 30 million unique users a month across all screens. For more information about Beachfront Media, go to http://www.beachfrontmedia.com and follow Beachfront on twitter for updates: @beachfrontmedia.
About Big Frame
Big Frame (www.bigfra.me) was founded in 2011 as a media company and talent management firm that helps creators develop audience, monetize content and build sustainable career trajectories on and offline. The company was part of YouTube's Original Channels Initiative in Fall 2011 and launched its first funded channel, Bammo, in April 2012. The Big Frame network features some of YouTube's highest performing talent including Dave Days, Destorm Power, MysteryGuitarMan and Tyler Oakley, making it a consistent Comscore leader with over 8 million monthly unique viewers, reaching over 15 million subscribers. Big Frame has worked with global brands including Fox, Hasbro, Levi's, The Home Depot, Sony Electronics, Pepsi, and Virgin Mobile, amongst others. For more information visit www.bigfra.me and follow Big Frame on twitter for updates:@bigframeco
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