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Canadian Creators: CBC | Fullscreen Wants You! Are you a Canadian YouTuber with a playlist of awesome, original videos? Have you ever thought about television? Do you want your content to reach millions more Canadians? Then CBC’s incredible new partnership with Fullscreen is big news–and it could be big for you. CBC is launching an online network designed to put give all content makers more exposure, more opportunities and hopefully even more fans.   The Next Generation of Content Creators “This deal is about working with the next generation of content creators,” says Paul McGrath, Director of Digital Content at CBC. “Put it this way, on the tenth […]

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Enter our VidCon 2015 lottery! Fullscreen creators: who’s excited for VidCon 2015? We are, and we want to meet you! VidCon is coming up in Anaheim, California, on July 23–25. We’ll be hosting a bowling party for Fullscreen creators the evening of Thursday, July 23, at Bowlmor Anaheim, right next door to VidCon! There’ll be pizza, unlimited soda, an ice cream bar, free merch, and a raffle for some great prizes! However, we only have 50 slots open for RSVPs. So we’re making this a lottery. To enter the lottery, head to our contest page. The more entries you fill out, the higher your chances […]

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Win tickets to #FullscreenShowcase! Last February, we teamed up with Stageit to bring you a full-day live concert by your favorite Fullscreen musicians. This Sunday, April 19, at 10:15am Pacific time, we’re bringing back #FullscreenShowcase—with some returning artists like Drew Tabor, plus new favorites like Bryan Lanning of DailyBUMPS! How to get tickets Buy a ticket here to the musicians you want to see on our Stageit page and watch from anywhere in the world, right on your laptop! On Stageit, you buy tickets with “notes.” You must buy a minimum of 50 notes ($5 worth) on your debit or credit card. After that, each show in #FullscreenShowcase is “pay what you […]

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Introducing Fullscreen Uploader for Facebook Video Video creators! As you know, your fans are everywhere. They spread across the globe. They follow you on countless social networks. And at Fullscreen, our mission is to empower you to grow those audiences—wherever they can be found. You’ve probably noticed that native video on Facebook is growing. Facebook now sees more than 3 billion native video views per day—65% of them on mobile devices, where your fans increasingly are spending their time. How Facebook video can help you grow You need to be where your audiences are. Yes, there are huge audiences on YouTube, and there always will be. […]

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Vote for your favorite creators in #FullscreenMadness! We’ve teased it in our #FullscreenGO newsletter. We’ve talked about it all weekend long on our new Twitter account, @FullscreenNet. And now, it’s finally here: #FullscreenMadness! How to play #FullscreenMadness is a bracket competition that lets you choose the best video by an up-and-coming creator in the Fullscreen network. Over the past few weeks, we’ve solicited your entries, and now we’ve picked the 32 creators who will be part of the bracket! The bracket is broken down into four divisions: Gamers, Vloggers, Dancers, and Beauty. We’ll hold four weeks of voting, starting today! You can vote on our partner website, Winnin.com. Each week, voting will begin on Monday and […]

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March Madness on YouTube For college basketball fans, no month is more sacred than March. Affectionately referred to as March Madness, this tournament pits 64 teams against one another to determine a national champion. In recent years, the tournament has skyrocketed in popularity due to the prominence of streaming services offered by CBS, whose app was downloaded 4.5 million times in 2014 alone. While this month-long tournament costs employers an estimated $1.2 billion per hour of lost productivity, it’s a boon for advertisers. One advertiser in particular, Capital One, is entering its fifth year as a major corporate sponsor of the tournament. What compels […]

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Check out our top musicians on #FullscreenShowcase! Music fans! This Friday, February 13, will be our first-ever #FullscreenShowcase! We’re teaming up with StageItto bring you a full-day live event that starts at 10:15am Pacific time. Tune in to see to see amazing performances by some of Fullscreen’s top musicians from all over the world! Check out the flyer below for the artist lineup, and spread the word with the hashtag #FullscreenShowcase. See you on Friday!

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The Academy Awards on YouTube The Academy Awards are Hollywood’s biggest night, bringing A-list celebrities to Los Angeles to celebrate the year’s achievements in film. Millions of viewers around the world tune in to watch, spending upwards of eight hours consuming red carpet, pre-show, and ceremony content. In recent years, YouTube has extended the Oscars viewing window beyond the end of February and turned what was previously appointment television into a year-round content juggernaut. Growth of the Academy Awards online Since 2010, the Academy Awards on YouTube have grown mightily: viewership is up by 89%, and video uploads have increased by 900%. In 2013, the […]

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Valentine’s Day on YouTube Depending on your perspective, Valentine’s Day can be a time of celebration with your loved ones or a day of stress, anxiety, and last-minute gift purchases. Whichever side you land on, YouTube is increasingly a go-to place for celebrating this special day. But as we’ll see below, some brands seem to be behind the times in capturing this audience’s attention. Valentine’s Day growth on YouTube Since 2009, viewership of Valentine’s Day–related YouTube content has grown by more than 600%, to nearly half a billion views per year. At the current growth rate, Valentine’s day content will eclipse 800 million views […]

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