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Freddie Wong (born September 13, 1985) is an American filmmaker, musician, VFX technician and competitive gamer. He maintains two popular YouTube channels, “freddiew” and “freddiew2″. He is the older brother of fellow YouTuber Jimmy Wong.
Wong graduated from Lakeside School. He then attended and graduated from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. Wong owns and manages Overcrank Media, a Los Angeles based media production company special...

Asking Girls Out at VidCon and Mumford and Sons Turns Into Comedians on Fun Video Friday

Asking Girls Out at VidCon and Mumford and Sons Turns Into Comedians on Fun Video Friday

Here we are for another Fun Video Friday...have you ever thought of what Mumford and Sons might be like with Jason Bateman, Ed Helms, Jason Sudeikis, and Will Forte manning the instruments? Well, Mumford and Sons has, and they made a video about it.

YouTube's Geek Week: A Sneak Peek

YouTubes Geek Week: A Sneak Peek

YouTube's Geek Week has kicked off--let's see if the geeks can beat what the comedians did in May. Although after first glance, there doesn't appear to be too much difference between the two right off the bat.

YouTube Takes Karmin From Zero To Music Stars In 10 Months

YouTube Takes Karmin From Zero To Music Stars In 10 Months

Back in April I wrote about YouTube channel karminmusic, whose cover of Chris Brown's "Look At Me Now" had gone viral. That same video went on to land in the top ten most viewed videos of the entire 2011 year, but was far from the ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons - Super Bowl Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Super Bowl Edition

When history looks back on this week in the viral video world, the only thing they'll remember is the Super Bowl and all the various online video buzz the commercials generated. The truth is, there were a lot of great videos this week, and only ...

YouTube Stars, New Media, & Talent Development - The Collective

YouTube Stars, New Media, & Talent Development   The Collective

I recently sat down with Michael Green, the CEO of The Collective, "full-service entertainment management, media and content production company." They're the home to a good number of YouTube stars you might know like Fred, iJustine, Freddie Wong, and Annoying Orange, as well as traditional ...

After Much Consideration I Give You: The 32 Best Viral Videos Of 2011

After Much Consideration I Give You: The 32 Best Viral Videos Of 2011

Every week I watch entirely too much online video. I take the best ones that I find, and compile a weekly Friday viral video round up. And I don't want to be the only guy in the online video world that doesn't compile his own ...

Freddie Wong TV Commercial - EA Hires YouTube Star To Create Battlefield 3 Ad

Freddie Wong TV Commercial   EA Hires YouTube Star To Create Battlefield 3 Ad

We've come a long way, guys. Video games are no longer just for kids, but are now billion-dollar tentpole events. And creating videos is no longer just for people who can afford the expensive equipment. Freddie Wong is sort of the poster child for self-taught ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos - Parody Trailers & Music Videos

The Weeks Best Viral Videos   Parody Trailers & Music Videos

The single most-talked-about online video topic all week long was the capture and death of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. In fact, if you merely browse YouTube by "most viewed this week," nearly every other video will be Gaddafi-related. I'm not interested in covering ground the major ...

How To Optimize YouTube Thumbnails To Attract Viewers - The YouTube Creator Playbook

How To Optimize YouTube Thumbnails To Attract Viewers   The YouTube Creator Playbook

Now it's time to get into the mind of a movie poster designer and create images for your video that are appealing to increase the chances of someone clicking on it.  Usually, you're going to watch the video and find that compelling image that sums ...

Wow Moments & Crazy Stunts - The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Wow Moments & Crazy Stunts   The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Wow. This was a great week for online video enthusiasts, as there was an unusually large amount of exceptional video content making the rounds. Some of the most notable include great musical videos, clips featuring amazing and surprising "wow moments," and even some good compelling ...

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