Digital Media Concepts/Matthew Fredrick

Matthew Fredrick also known as Matthias is a CEO of the company of Youtube channels known as Hi5 Studios[1]. He started his own channel in August of 2011 as a channel for cover music and comedic sketches and challenges. He then created the channel Team Edge [2] with his brother, Joseph (J-Fred) Fredrick and brother-in law, Bryan Valle. The three then went on to form Hi5 Studios [3]. in August of 2016. The company has then grown to a company with lots of employees and 9 channels with nearly 4.5 million subscribers combined and takes in nearly 100,000 million views monthly [4]

Matthew Fredrick
Personal Life
BornSeptember 20th, 1988 (Age: 34)
OriginLos Angeles, California
ResidenceLos Angeles, California

Career edit

Early Career edit

Matthias created his Youtube channel on August 10th, 2011. He started by doing covers for different songs and eventually went on to do comedic sketches and challenges with different friends of his that were also Youtubers.

In 2013 he won the second season of Internet Icon an internet game show with many content creators launching him on his path to make his own studio.

Hi5 Studios edit

He then became the co-creator and CEO of Hi5 studios in August of 2016. He started many other channels along with the employees he hired throughout his time as CEO.

Channels edit

Hi5 Universe

Channel started on August 30th 2016 It was made to be a vlog channel following Matthew and his brother and brother in law as they created Hi5 studios. The channel eventually turned into Battle Universe on January 24th, 2017.

Battle Universe[5]

Channel started on January 24th, 2017. It is channel that the employees of Hi5 competed in different NERF battles. The channel ceased production on June 1, 2020.

Matthias Channel

Channel started on August 10th, 2011. It was Matthew's personal channel where he created cover songs, challenge videos, and comedic sketches. The channel eventually turned into the Matthias Unboxing channel on November 3rd, 2016.

Matthias Unboxing

Channel started on November 3rd, 2016. It was Matthew's channel where he unboxed products that he thought were interesting or amusing and reacted to them. The channel eventually turned into the Dope or Nope Channel on June 10th 2018

Dope or Nope.[6]

Channel started on June 10th, 2018. It is a channel where Matthew and different employees react to products and rate them a "dope" or a "nope". The channel is still going on to this day.

Team Edge Gaming

Channel started on December 26th, 2018. It was a channel where members of Hi5 studios could compete in different head-to-head gaming challenges. The channel eventually turned into Fail Time on April 24th, 2018.

Fail Time[7]

Channel started on April 24th, 2018. It is the channel where members of Hi5 studios including the ones that don't go on camera very often react to amusing things on the internet. This channel is still going on today. Channel last uploaded on March, 28, 2019.

Googly Eyes

Channel started on April 8th, 2015. It was a channel where Matthew played games in Virtual reality and reacted to them along the way. This channel eventually made way for Get Good Gaming on September 25th, 2017.

Get Good Gaming[8]

Channel started on September 25th, 2017. It is a channel where four employees of Hi5 studios can play competitive and cooperative games together. This channel was discontinued on April 21, 2021.

Hi5 Vlogs[9]

Channel started on March 15th, 2017. It is a vlog channel that follows the employees of Hi5 and records their hilarious moments. This channel later changed to Woods vlogs which is a Hi5 employee. This channel last uploaded on April, 2, 2019

Matthias Vlogs[10]

Channel started on August 25th, 2017. It is a vlog channel for Matthew himself where it follows his life from his work life to his home life. This channel is still going on today.


Channel started on May 21st, 2017. It is a channel where members of Hi5 destroy stuff and react to what happened. This channel has been discontinued.

Team Edge[12]

Channel started on September 8th, 2015. It is a channel where Matthew and his brothers competed in challenges against each other. This channel is still going on.

Awards and Nominations edit

Personal Awards edit

Season 2 Internet Icon Winner[13]

Channels edit

Silver Play Buttons[14]
Battle Universe
Dope or Nope
Fail Time
Get Good Gaming
Hi5 STudios Vlogs
Matthias Vlogs
Team Edge
Gold Play Buttons[15]
Battle Universe
Dope or Nope
Get Good Gaming
Team Edge

External Links edit

References edit

  1. [1], Hi5 Studios website
  2. [2], Team Edge Youtube channel
  3. [3], Hi5 Studios website
  4. [4], Hi5 Linkedin
  5. [5], Battle Universe Channel.
  6. [6], Dope or Nope channel.
  7. [7], Fail Time channel.
  8. [8], Get Good Gaming channel.
  9. [9], Hi5 Vlog channel.
  10. [10], Matthias vlog channel.
  11. [11], Rekt channel.
  12. [12], Team Edge Channel.
  13. [13], Internet Icon Season 2 Wiki page
  14. [14], Youtube play Button Wiki Page
  15. [15], Youtube play Button Wiki Page