Rafi and Benny Fine, popular as the “Fine Brothers” on YouTube, are online writers, directors, editors and content producers. They are famous for their ‘Spoiler series’, ‘Reactseries’ and narrative video series. Their ‘Kids React’ Series won the ‘Best Viral Video Series’ at the 39th Daytime Emmy Awards in 2012 and ‘Best Variety Web Series’, ‘Best Non Fiction or Reality Series’ awards at the IAWTV Awards in 2012, 2013 and 2014 respectively. The Fine Brothers are creators of the first ever web- trans-media mockumentary sitcom MyMusic made for the ‘MyMusicShow’ YouTube channel. It is funded by YouTube and the character ‘Metal’ played by Jarrett Sleeper is based on their teenage life. MyMusic has over 3.8 million subscribers. The first episode of the show was telecast on 15th April, 2011. The response to the first season was so overwhelming that they went on to produce the second series under their production company “Fine Brothers Entertainment”. MyMusic received three IAWTV Awards nominations and five Streamy Awards nominations in 2013. Their works have featured in websites of Time Magazine, Variety, MSNBC and The Wall Street Journal.
The Fine Brothers made a live action feature in 2000 and it got screened in many comedy film festivals. They went on to receive the‘Young Film- Maker Award’, but soon understood that internet had more scope for their prosperity rather than trying for a Hollywood break.
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The Fine Brothers uploaded their first web video in 2004 and posted live action sketch and comedy features on websites like MySpace. On 4th June 2007, they created their main YouTube channel, ‘The Fine Bros’ which is called FBE at present. Their initial videos were of mature social satirical genre. Later, they launched a second channel on 14th May, 2009, ‘TheFineBros2’ and a third channel ‘React’ on 22nd July, 2014. At present the FBE performs as a fully developed studio, network and media company which produces 10 serialized shows weekly for YouTube, television and digital platforms. The channel produces scripted, animated, sketch, non-scripted, interactive and ‘React’ video contents.
The FBE has more than 15 million subscribers and has an estimated net worth of $10 million as on 11thFebruary, 2017.
‘The FBE2’ channel has around 0.7 million subscribers. In FBE2, videos like ‘BEHIND THE VOICES – R RATED FROZEN’ and ‘BEHIND THE VOICES’, they have shown the voice over recording sessions simultaneously with the corresponding animation videos.
The Fine Brothers broadcast clipsfrom their news ‘All We Know’ podcasts and behind- the- scenes clips onFineBros2. The ‘React’ channelhosts shows of popular stars (adults, kids, elders and teens) of the previous React videos. They uploaded the first episode of the ‘Kids React’ on their YouTube channel on 16th October, 2010.Later they uploaded ‘React’ videos of other YouTubers and celebs. Some of these videos are‘Kids React to Viral Videos#1(Double Rainbow, Obama Fail, Twin Rabbits, Snickers Halloween)’, ‘Kids React to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Trailer’, ‘ College Kids React to