MACHINIMA CLOSES FINANCING LED BY WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT

Los Angeles, CA, March 10, 2014 - Machinima, the leading global video entertainment network for young males and videogamers, has closed an $18 million financing led by Warner Bros. Entertainment with existing investors MK Capital, Redpoint Ventures, and Google Capital participating. The announcement was made today by Allen DeBevoise, Chairman and CEO, Machinima.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Warner Bros., the leading producer of exactly the type of content that resonates with our global audience of videogamers and millennial males,” said DeBevoise. “There are myriad opportunities to connect Warner Bros.’ content to our audience across YouTube and our highly successful apps, and similarly to maximize the value of our content by utilizing Warner Bros.’ expertise in global distribution beyond YouTube.”

“Machinima has been a pioneer and category leader in the YouTube MCN space, with thousands of channel partners and a premium brand that reaches millions of daily users,” said Thomas Gewecke, Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Warner Bros. Entertainment. “We’ve been impressed with Machinima as a distribution partner, and by their focus on creators and commitment to high quality, exciting original digital content.”

“Machinima connects with a worldwide audience of millennial fans and creators,” said Craig Hunegs, President, Business and Strategy, Warner Bros. Television Group. “We’re excited about the opportunity to work closely with Machinima and its channel partners to reach new audiences, create new original content, and discover new talent.”

The Warner Bros. investment builds on an existing relationship with Machinima, which serves as the exclusive distribution partner for two seasons of “Mortal Kombat: Legacy,” the hit live-action web series based on the iconic Mortal Kombat video game franchise, produced by Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, co-created by Ed Boon, developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Machinima has been a pioneer and category leader in the YouTube MCN space, with thousands of channel partners and a premium brand that reaches millions of daily users,” said Thomas Gewecke, Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Warner Bros. Entertainment. “We’ve been impressed with Machinima as a distribution partner, and by their focus on creators and commitment to high quality, exciting original digital content.”

“Machinima connects with a worldwide audience of millennial fans and creators,” said Craig Hunegs, President, Business and Strategy, Warner Bros. Television Group. “We’re excited about the opportunity to work closely with Machinima and its channel partners to reach new audiences, create new original content, and discover new talent.”

The Warner Bros. investment builds on an existing relationship with Machinima, which serves as the exclusive distribution partner for two seasons of “Mortal Kombat: Legacy,” the hit live-action web series based on the iconic Mortal Kombat video game franchise, produced by Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, co-created by Ed Boon, developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

ABOUT MACHINIMA

Machinima is the leading video entertainment network for young males and video gamers around the world. One of the top entertainment networks on YouTube, Machinima delivers more than 2 billion video views per month and reaches more than 170 million viewers monthly. The network features scripted series, original content, weekly and daily shows, official publisher content, and gameplay videos, all aimed at the coveted 18-34 year-old male demographic. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California and backed by MK Capital, Redpoint Ventures and Google Capital.

For more information, please visit www.Machinima.com and YouTube.com/Machinima.

ABOUT WARNER BROS.

Warner Bros. Entertainment is a global leader in all forms of entertainment and their related businesses across all current and emerging media and platforms. A Time Warner Company, the fully integrated, broad-based Studio is home to one of the most successful collections of brands in the world and stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry, from feature film, television and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to DVD and Blu-ray, digital distribution, animation, comic books, video games, product and brand licensing, and broadcasting.

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