Celeb shoutout service Cameo is taking one other swing at promoting digital meet-and-greets with the celebrities on its platform. Cameo Reside is a brand new service the corporate is saying right now that gives a 10-minute dwell video name with a star, which prospects can select to have both as a one-on-one session, ship as a present, or participate in with as much as 9 associates.

If the function sounds acquainted, that’s as a result of Cameo has tried launching comparable options a few instances already. In June 2020, it launched its first iteration of Cameo Reside, which additionally supplied 10-minute video calls, albeit solely with as much as 5 individuals (not together with the celeb). However slightly below a yr later, in April 2021, Cameo sunsetted the function and adopted up with a alternative in September 2021 referred to as “Cameo Calls.” On the time, Cameo marketed that the function would supply video calls as much as quarter-hour in size, though at launch, we noticed that many celebs have been providing shorter calls of two to 3 minutes in size.

A choice of celebs with their Cameo Reside pricing in GBP.
Picture: Cameo

In right now’s announcement, Cameo now refers to Cameo Calls as its “two-minute meet & greet product,” which means that celebrities weren’t opting to host the longer calls that the function was marketed with at launch. Cameo Calls might be discontinued with the launch of the brand new Cameo Reside.

Cameo says it’s already acquired “thousands” of celebrities signed as much as Cameo Reside and lists Sean Astin (who performed Sam in The Lord of the Rings movies), Bonnie Wright (Ginny from the Harry Potter movies), James Marsters (Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and McLaren CEO Zak Brown as examples of the celebrities who’ve signed up. From taking a look at their profiles, costs for a 10-minute Cameo Reside vary anyplace from £208 (round $250 USD) as much as £1,660 (round $2,000 USD).

Calls may be booked through the Cameo website and permit you to counsel as much as three potential dates and instances for a name.


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