Fullscreen’s latest Series A funding paves the way for the multi-channel network to start investing original programming. They already announced an original series with Devin Super Tramp awhile back, as well as Ryan Seacrest Productions.
It’s been a very busy week for NewFronts, with AOL, Yahoo, Crackle and Hulu all announcing new and original online video content for the coming year. Meanwhile, YouTube told us why they were better than TV and Red Bull Stratos took home a clutch of Webby Awards.
It’s here! Your weekly round up of the video news you may have missed if you don’t actually spend every second glued to your computer. Luckily, that’s exactly what we at ReelSEO do for fun so sit back and catch up on some of the tastiest news snippets from the past week.
Fullscreen has all sorts of exciting news to report: the hiring of Mekanism’s Brendan Gahan as their new VP of Brand Strategy. And one of their content creators. Devin Super Tramp, has crossed a million subscribers and is now announcing a new extreme sports series.
Members of Fullscreen’s “FAM,” or “Fullscreen Artist Mix,” can now legally monetize covers of songs they choose from Universal Music Publishing. The deal will also give the original artist compensation. So, everybody wins. Plus, there will be a program in place to monetize already-existing covers. Pretty sweet.
We recently talked to Fullscreen about their Creator Network, which gives creators opportunities to focus on content while getting tools and support for building an audience. Today, Fullscreen has announced that their creators will have the chance to win a piece of a Million Dollar …