Tubefilter, Inc.
Company typePrivate
IndustryInternet, Media, Entertainment
Founded2008; 16 years ago (2008)[1]
FounderDrew Baldwin
Brady Brim-DeForest
Marc Hustvedt[2]
Headquarters
Los Angeles, California
,
United States
Key people
Brady Brim-DeForest (CEO)
Websitewww.tubefilterinc.com Edit this at Wikidata

Tubefilter, Inc. is a privately held company based in Los Angeles, California that operates media businesses focusing on the online entertainment industry.[3] It publishes Tubefilter News, a blog targeted at the fans, creators, producers, influencers, and distributors of streaming television and web series content.[4][5]

Cited by

Tubefilter News has been cited by Variety,[6] and its staff have been quoted by the Washington Post,[7] the Christian Science Monitor,[8] The Wrap,[9] and BusinessWeek,[10] when covering the streaming television industry. It is ranked in the top 1,600 blogs worldwide according to Technorati.[11]

Other operations

The company also operates and hosts the Streamy Awards, a weekly streaming television guide,[12][13] and monthly web series meetups.[14][15] In October 2009, Tubefilter acquired online entertainment and reviews site Tilzy.tv.[2][16][17]

Network

Tubefilter offers blogs and services on its network including:

Events

Tubefilter operates a series of events in Los Angeles and New York.[21] These include:

Programs and sponsorships

Tubefilter sponsors and promotes a number of streaming television-based award shows and foundations. They are a founding host of the Streamy Awards.[22][23] They were also one of the founding media companies that formed the International Academy of Web Television.[24][25]

References

  1. ^ "California Business Search - Corporation Search Results: TUBEFILTER, INC". California Secretary of State. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved October 8, 2009.
  2. ^ a b Albrecht, Chris (October 19, 2009). "Web Video News Consolidation: Tubefilter Acquires Tilzy.tv". NewTeeVee.
  3. ^ "Tubefilter blog". Tubefilter, Inc. Archived from the original on March 27, 2010. Retrieved September 16, 2009.
  4. ^ Coyle, Jake (February 26, 2009). "On the Net: Sites Aim to Be TV Guide for the Web". ABC News. Associated Press. Retrieved July 26, 2009.[dead link]
  5. ^ Kettle, Michael (September 4, 2009). "ABC Experiments With New Techniques to Promote "FlashForward"". TVOverMind. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved September 27, 2009.
  6. ^ Mclean, Thomas (June 2, 2009). "Original Web Series Still Lack Funding". Variety. Retrieved August 5, 2009.
  7. ^ Hesse, Monica (May 17, 2009). "Web Series Are Coming Into A Prime Time of Their Own". Washington Post. p. 2. Retrieved August 4, 2009.
  8. ^ Goodale, Gloria (April 20, 2009). "What's on Web TV?". The Christian Science Monitor.
  9. ^ Russo, Maria (May 13, 2009). "Ashton Kutcher's Web/TV Breakthrough". The Wrap.
  10. ^ Christian, Aymar (October 12, 2009). "Verizon Wireless Enrolls at Valemont U". BusinessWeek. Archived from the original on October 17, 2009.
  11. ^ "Technorati Rankings". Technorati. Technorati, Inc. April 19, 2009. Archived from the original on August 17, 2014. Retrieved October 14, 2009.
  12. ^ Krieger, Todd (October 31, 2008). "Video's Rosy Future". ClickZ. IIM, LLC. Retrieved July 26, 2009.
  13. ^ Krieger, Todd (April 19, 2009). "Digital Dealmakers". TV Week. Crain Communications, Inc. Archived from the original on June 1, 2009. Retrieved September 2, 2009.
  14. ^ Sarah Kuhn; Jamie Painter Young; Dany Margolies (July 30, 2009). "10 Ways to Advance Your Career". Backstage. Retrieved September 15, 2009.
  15. ^ "Tubefilter Hollywood Web TV Meetup Presents: Going LIVE!". NewTeeVee. October 7, 2009. Retrieved October 7, 2009.
  16. ^ Kee, Tameka (October 19, 2009). "Tubefilter Acquires Tilzy.tv; Shuffles Execs To Scale Out". PaidContent.
  17. ^ Mitchell, Greg (October 21, 2009). "Beyond "Balloon Dad": Web Series Continue Startling Growth". The Huffington Post. Retrieved October 21, 2009.
  18. ^ "About Tubefilter News". Tubefilter. Retrieved September 18, 2009.
  19. ^ "Tubefilter New Media Jobs". Tubefilter. Archived from the original on September 1, 2009. Retrieved September 18, 2009.
  20. ^ "Tubefilter - Web TV Schedule". Tubefilter. Archived from the original on March 27, 2010. Retrieved September 18, 2009.
  21. ^ "Tubefilter Events". Tubefilter. Retrieved October 21, 2009.
  22. ^ "Announcing the 1st Annual Streamy Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Streamy Awards. December 19, 2008. Retrieved July 26, 2009.[permanent dead link]
  23. ^ Heffernan, Virginia (March 31, 2009). "California Streamin': A Night for Web Serials" (Blog). New York Times. Retrieved September 18, 2009.
  24. ^ Tilsner, Jamison (March 4, 2009). "Transparency. The Streamys and The IAWTV". Tilzy.tv. Archived from the original on June 10, 2009. Retrieved September 27, 2009.
  25. ^ "New International Academy of Web Television Announces Digital Entertainment Industry Leaders for Academy Membership" (PDF) (Press release). IAWTV. March 4, 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 26, 2011. Retrieved October 2, 2009.