CULVER CITY, Calif.--(Fullscreen, the #1 independent YouTube Network in unique views according to comScore, announced today that partner channel DevinSuperTramp by YouTube filmmaker Devin Graham has surpassed one million subscribers on YouTube. This landmark announcement comes on the heels of a newly minted agreement between Fullscreen and Graham to co-produce an exclusive online series featuring extreme sports and epic stunts. Under this agreement, Fullscreen will launch creative marketing, promotional and publicity campaigns for each episode, as well as live social events and innovative audience engagement capabilities for the series.)--
“With YouTube, the only person I have to report to is my audience”
“Devin’s talent is rare and undeniable,” says Sami Kriegstein, Fullscreen’s Vice President of Talent. “Not only does he create beautiful, daring videos, but he truly understands how to connect with his audience. We’re privileged to work with him to bring his channel to the next level.”
“Being a successful filmmaker on YouTube today means constantly surprising your audience,” says Graham. “Teaming up with Fullscreen has opened up creative and outside-the-box opportunities for me to continually wow and engage my audience.”
Graham, represented by J.R. Satery at The Gersh Agency, is highly acclaimed in the digital entertainment world for his extraordinary visual personality and innovative productions. Upon finishing film school, he took his distinct aesthetic and filmmaking ambitions and turned to YouTube to find his audience. “With YouTube, the only person I have to report to is my audience,” says Graham. “Once I started uploading my videos online, they exploded. I realized the power of YouTube’s platform and socially engaging with your audience.”
Since his first upload in 2010, Graham’s viral videos have been regularly featured on CNN, MSN, FOX News, Yahoo!, MSNBC, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Buzzfeed, College Humor, Mashable, TV.com, and more. His most recent viral video “World’s Most Insane Rope Swing,” featuring humans diving off of a 400-foot canyon cliff with only a swinging rope, has reached over 9 million views in one week. His accompanying behind-the-scenes video “Boyfriend Pushes Girlfriend off Cliff” video has over racked up over 8.5 million views.
Fullscreen is a next-generation media company building a global network of YouTube channels with content creators and brands. The Fullscreen network generates over 2 billion monthly video views and reaches over 100 million subscribers. Fullscreen provides premium services and a full suite of end-to-end YouTube tools to many of the world's leading brands and media companies. Led by an experienced team of online video thought-leaders, Fullscreen was founded in January 2011 by George Strompolos, a co-creator of the YouTube Partnership Program. Fullscreen is based in Culver City, California.