Gunpowder & Sky and YouTube partner to release 9 original films and series
Gunpowder & Sky, the global content studio, announced today that it closed a multi-territory distribution partnership for several films and series from YouTube Red, including Escape the Night, Prank Academy and Sing It!
The nine YouTube Red Original titles included in Gunpowder & Sky’s distribution partnership are popular reality-adventure series Escape the Night, hidden camera show Prank Academy, scripted comedy series Sing It!, virtual reality game theory series MatPat’s Game Lab, feature-length comedy movie Ghostmates, holiday comedy special Jingle Ballin’, zombie reality-competition series Fight of the Living Dead, hit international stage show documentary The Amazing Tour is Not on Fire, and feature-length teen comedy Alexander IRL. Gunpowder & Sky previously distributed two YouTube Red original movies, the Lilly Singh documentary A Trip to Unicorn Island and the hit sci-fi comedy film Lazer Team.
Floris Bauer, Co-Founder and President, Gunpowder & Sky said in a statement, “Our mission from the start was to not only create our own IP, but to also partner with progressive companies like YouTube to help distribute their content on multiple platforms. Having already successfully worked with them on two of their original features, we are very happy to continue our partnership with Youtube Red in releasing their exciting slate of films and series to new audiences worldwide.”
“We are proud to be partnering with such a forward-thinking team at YouTube, and are excited to help bring their quality content to even more audiences around the world,” said Janet Brown, EVP of Distribution, Gunpowder & Sky. “YouTube’s mission fully aligns with our mission to create diverse breakthrough content and take risks with new models for how to release and market that content – whether via TVOD/SVOD platforms, TV or AVOD.”
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