Fullscreen expands into original online films
DetailsJoseph O'Halloran | 24 January 2015
Fullscreen, a platform for online creators and multi-platform entertainment experiences, is making its debut slate of original productions and the formation of new subsidiary Fullscreen Films.
Fullscreen boasts 500 million multiscreen subscribers who generate more than 5 billion video views across Fullscreen's global networkeach month. Fullscreen's network includes 60,000 creators, including The Fine Bros., filmmaker Devin SuperTramp, Lohanthony, Andrea Russett and Grace Helbig.
Under the new banner, Fullscreen will develop and produce original feature-length films starring what it calls influential digital talent for distribution across all screens
The slate includes Lazer Team, from creative studio Rooster Teeth; #O2LForever, a feature-length documentary following the final months of vlogging super group Our 2nd Life (O2L); and The Outfield, a coming-of-age drama starring social media personalities Nash Grier and Cameron Dallas.
"Fullscreen has always been deeply committed to empowering online creators. It's in our DNA," explained Fullscreen founder and CEO George Stromboli's. "Fullscreen Films takes our mission to the next level as we look to create several ambitious feature films with many of today's brightest creative voices. This is what audiences have told us they want and Fullscreen is prepared to deliver."