Maker Studios is a media company that bridges the gap between YouTube and television. Maker is developing sustainable programming and building large audiences on YouTube with across their thousands of channels. Offerings to partners include development, production, promotion, distribution, sales, marketing and enterprise. Maker is dedicated to help cultivate new talent, take existing talent to the next level and build lasting brands with engaged audiences.
Since October 2012, it has been the largest YouTube network after surpassing Machinima. Since, it has also signed celeberties such as Snopp Dogg and Robert De Niro.
Since May 2017, they have been apart of The Walt Disney Company and the Disney Digital Network.
It has faced criticism for being too manipulative, controlling, and neglective of YouTube in the past however.
Holding or having held some of YouTube's biggest stars, It's top two partners are currently Jacksepticeye and Epic Rap Battles Of History with over 31 million combined subscribers and 11 billion combined total video views.