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Meet Fullscreen’s top gamers As a form of entertainment, gaming has yet to take off on television. Sure, we play games on TV sets, but for the most part, appreciating gaming as not only an art form and medium but also as a spectator sport simply hasn’t translated to mainstream media—yet. But YouTube lifts our favorite pastime into the forefront of entertainment. When the top channel on YouTube belongs to a gamer (PewDiePie), there’s no denying that gaming is here to stay. We at Fullscreen represent some amazing gamers, and here are five of our favorites. Swiftor Swiftor adds a level of showmanship to […]

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5 faces of Fullscreen YouTube lets anyone with a creative spark become a future star. Faces like Grace Helbig and Connor Franta have exploded beyond the web onto TV shows like @Midnight, movies like Camp Takota, and live tours across the country. But before that happens, every YouTube journey starts with a first subscriber—and Fullscreen’s Creator Platform provides opportunity for even smaller channels to grow into the next big thing. Here are five faces of Fullscreen to remember—they’re on their way to being tomorrow’s biggest celebrities! 1. heythere005 (Ashley Mardell) Vibrant, fun, and honest, Ashley shares personal stories of her life with enough joie […]

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Fullscreen goes to VidCon 2014! The rumble of the Anaheim Convention Center. The brightly lit booths. The enthusiastic cries of fans seeing their favorite YouTubers. It’s all coming next Thursday, June 26! Yes, we’re on the eve of VidCon—online video’s biggest event of the year. Programming VidCon 2014 kicks off on Thursday, June 26 at 9:00am. Stop by the Fullscreen booth (#813) for special games, giveaways, and prizes, and see some of your favorite YouTubers in person. Here’s some of the programming we’ve got in store for you: Wristbands: We’ll be handing out collectible “I ♥ [YouTuber name]” wristbands throughout the day. If you collect […]

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The Fullscreen Yearbook Awards Summer vacation is just around the corner, and our Fullscreeners are getting ramped up for summer break! Less school means more time to make YouTube videos, which means more awesome content to watch during our time off. To celebrate some of the highlights of this school year, let’s take a look back with the Fullscreen Yearbook Awards. Check out those who made the cut this year! Best Bieber lookalike: Luke Korns   Most likely to be the next K-pop sensation: Jasmine Clarke   Mostly likely to go to detention: Josh Paler Lin   Most likely to be the next Ludacris: Johnny Orlando […]

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7 of Fullscreen’s Must-See Vine Stars In 2012, Twitter took a gamble on an emerging the social media platform Vine. Fast-forward two years, and we see that gamble has paid off. Vine stands firmly poised as a major player in the ever-evolving world of social today. In the blink of an eye, Vine has amassed a community of more than 40 million users. [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””] It’s estimated that five Vines are tweeted every second[/inlinetweet]! Just as on any healthy social media community, major influencers have surfaced on Vine, gaining the attention of both viewers and brands. You knew that Fullscreen represents today’s best online video talent—but […]

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5 Collaboration Styles To Get You Motivated Ever run out of ideas for new videos? Sometimes it might feel like you’re a lonely island in the middle of the vast ocean of YouTube. The best way to counter this feeling is to do a collaboration! Not only is it fun—it also helps you grow your channel by putting your videos in front of new audiences. The Creator Directory search tool on the Fullscreen Creator Platform is a great place to find collab partners who are just like you (and near you!). Or just grab some of your friends with YouTube channels and get started brainstorming. Once you find a […]

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10 Fullscreeners to Watch in 2014 Whether it’s a web series about making it in Tinseltown, stunning vocalists, or a comedic sketch about life as a teenager in Australia versus America, Fullscreen’s got it all. Our network is teeming with creativity, and here are some fresh faces: Fullscreeners to watch in 2014! Culture Kuma Films Fingerboarding in Taiwan. Yes it’s exactly what it sounds like, but how does Kuma Films makes it look so cool?   Seoulistic What’s it like living in Korea? Seoulistic takes us through the ins and outs of modern Korean culture, whether it’s discussing life as a Korean pop star trainee, flower boys, or getting […]

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How Tentpole Programming Can Boost Your Channel You’ve been looking forward to it for months. The film’s set to be released next Friday, and you’ve coordinated your schedule accordingly. The trailer just showed enough of the film to spark that deep-rooted anxiety that won’t be satisfied until you sit down in the dark theater and immerse yourself in all 123 minutes of potential global destruction from history’s infamous monster. GODZILLA! The excitement behind a tentpole event like the release of a popular blockbuster movie makes it a great time to create some videos about it! So what exactly is tentpole programming? Tentpole programming means creating videos that relate to popular cultural events. Tentpole […]

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5 Things You Should Know About Grace Helbig “You’ve been prazed!” Looking deep into the eyes of the camera, Grace Helbig declares she’s turned over a new leaf in 2014 on her newly revived channel it’sGrace. She wants to focus on being more positive—so no more hazing, just more prazing! She stretches out her arms to the camera in an embrace and says that all tweets and comments will be prazed and welcomed into the arms of the it’sGrace family. And just in case you didn’t know, “praze” is how the cool kids spell it these days.   Grace Helbig parted from her former channel, Daily Grace, and has ventured out […]

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