A new branded series from Maker Studios features several major YouTubers, a variety of romantic scenarios, and Lindt chocolate’s “Hello” collection.

“It Started with Hello” premieres Thursday, September 18 on Maker’s fashion and beauty network, The Platform, with an episode in which office mates meet to the tune of Lindt Hello Crunchy Nougat. Each episode will showcase a different chocolate in the line along with a different potentially romantic encounter.

Maker talent featured in the series includes Lindsey StirlingChester See,Tessa Violet, and Amy Pham. YouTubers Mike Tompkins and Rusty Clanton also star in “It Started with Hello,” (series trailer below).


The series will release four episodes in total, the last of which comes out on October 9. If viewers want more, they will be able to interact with the series via a dedicated hashtag (#ItStartedWithHELLO).Ashley Tisdale produced the first episode with her company, Blondie Girl Productions. Remaining episodes will roll out on a weekly basis.