Thursday, November 29, 2012
Chill Debuts Premium Video Service, Chill Direct
Chill, the online video discovery service founded by Brian Norgard and Daniel Gould, has debuted a brand new service today, aimed at helping artists to distribute their premium videos to fans. Chill said its new service, Chill Direct, allows artists to offer up their videos to fans via desktop, mobile and Internet connected televisions. The new service gives artists ability to control their own sales, making their content available for purchase, giving them real time analytics tools, and much more. Along with the launch, Chill announced a large list of content--including comedians, documentary films, series, and much more--which will be sold through the new service. That content also includes content which was produced by Chill itself. Chill is venture backed by William Morris Endeavor (WME), Kleiner, 500 Startups, Redpoint Ventures, Crunchfund, Science Media, Troy Carter and Atlas Venture.