As the journal of Wall Street foretold
, Machinima has received $18 million in funding from Warner Bros. Gamasutra
reports WB's executive vice president of strategy and biz development Thomas Gewecke said Machinima was a "pioneer and category leader" on YouTube and that Warner is "impressed with Machinima as a distribution partner."
Multi-channel YouTube platform Machinima received $35 million from Google in 2012, but has struggled
to find stability
. The obvious current synergy between Machinima and WB is the publisher's big play for the esports demographic with its Infinite Crisis