LOS ANGELES — “It’s weird right?”

That’s what YouTube user Freddie Wong said when asked whether he’d ever thought he, or his production company RocketJump, would go from making YouTube videos to starring in a series for video streaming giant Hulu.

Founded in 2010, RocketJump is the brainchild of Wong, Matthew Arnold and Desmond Dolly. It’s home to a catalog of hundreds of original videos — including popular YouTube series Video Game High School — that have gained more than 1 billion views and 7.5 million subscribers on YouTube.

Five years later, the production team is switching gears and getting in front of the cameras for RocketJump: The Show, which premiered Wednesday. The series showcases the production team behind the scenes as they create action-comedy short films. Read more…

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Freddie Wong talks ‘RocketJump: The Show’ and working with Hulu