You gotta see this.
The QYOU is the world’s first entertainment company focused on the curation and programming of short-form video content for the Video-Everywhere age. We find and license videos from around the world in categories ranging from factual to viral and everything in between; packaging them for linear and on-demand TV and video channels, playlist-driven mobile apps, custom shows, and influencer marketing campaigns.
Deeply immersed in web video culture, QYOU curators are also creators – with hundreds of credits, tens of thousands of fans, and millions of views between them. Our clients include some of the world’s leading cable companies, television networks, and video platforms, as well as consumer brands with the vision to leverage the power of short form video to engage with audiences everywhere.
Get a taste of The QYOU
Where to find The QYOU
The QYOU launched on-air October 1, 2014. Since then it has expanded across the globe to subscription services in more than 35 countries on three continents, with lots more to come:
If you'd like to see The QYOU on your subscription TV service, let us know! Drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet using #theqyou on Twitter.
The QYOU Network is designed for a TV Everywhere world. The 24/7 international linear channel is complemented by video-on-demand capability, mobile and TV apps, and custom programming for specific markets and genres.
- 24/7 ad-free international linear feed
- Mobile and TV apps for any screen
- QVOD - The QYOU’S video on-demand service:
- Programs, genre type, localised playlists
- Customisable by operator and audience
- CUSTOM PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
- Kids, sports, beauty, comedy, etc.
- 15mins, half hour, one hour, 3 hour, etc.
Co-founder and Principal Agility Studios (The LXD - Paramount/Hulu); Senior Executive positions at Real Networks (SuperPass), NBC Cable (CNBC, America’s Talking/CNBC) and Newscorp (FOX News Channel, News America Digital Publishing)
President and Co-Founder
President Digital Lionsgate; Co-Founder and CEO Cinemanow; President 7th Level; Co-Founder/President Powerhouse Entertainment; Co-Founder/CEO The Company and MTV Lifetime Achievement Award winner
Founding executive at MTV, VH1 and The Box (now MTV2); Program Director at KFRC (Mulitiple Station and Program Director of the Year awards); Co-founder Quantum Media with Bob Pittman; Founder Afterplay Entertainment
G. Scott Paterson
Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder
Director Lionsgate Entertainment and Chairman Audit Committee; Vice Chairman Neulion; Chairman Symbility Solutions; Chairman Engagement Labs; Former Chairman and CEO of Yorkton Securities; Former Chairman TSXV; Former Vice Chairman TSX
VP of Product Development
Producer Living Words Productions (Versailles-Canal Plus); Associate Producer Sony Pictures Entertainment (FOX Television Development)
Kathy Sue Holtorf
Manager of Creator Relations
Senior Producer - Tobuscus Inc.; Producer - TJ Smith; Producer & Creative Director - Creature
Director/Cinematographer Maker Studios Top Talent (Bart Baker, Kassem G, Shay Carl, Macaroni, Tim DeLaGhetto, Magic of Rahat etc.)
Host / Producer
Star of #2 Most Viewed YouTube Video of 2010 (130M+ views); Creator/Executive Producer How 2 Travelers; Host/Producer VICE; On-Air Talent for MTV, FX, SyFy, NBC, HLN
A: We do find lots of videos we love on YouTube, but really, we look for great short form video content everywhere we can find it - online and off. We always work with the owners of the video to feature their work on The QYOU.
A: We see ourselves as an entertainment service that brings internet culture to your living room. (Or anywhere you happen to watch TV for that matter: The QYOU is a multiscreen / TV Everywhere product.)
A: We clear content directly from the creators or their representatives. If you’d like more information regarding our process, send us an email: email@example.com
A: We’re looking for content that makes us turn to whoever is nearby and say: “Wow! You gotta see this!” Whether it’s a great cover, a daring stunt, an original short, or a dance video, we’re looking for amazing, well-produced short form videos that our audience will want to see again and again.
A: The QYOU provides an additional revenue stream for creators while also giving them promotion on premium video subscription services.
A: The QYOU is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with production facilities in Los Angeles, USA. If you’re a creator that’s interested in having your work featured on The QYOU, or an operator looking to carry The QYOU on your service, we’d love to hear from you: firstname.lastname@example.org
QYOU In The News
We’re moving fast. Here's our latest news to help you keep up.
The QYOU selected by Play Poland for new OTT service
Global Eagle Entertainment Strikes Deal With The QYOU
A la carte OTT service KNIPPR bring The QYOU to The Netherlands
Multi Channels Asia Brings The QYOU To Asia Pacific
The QYOU lands in Latin America with TotalPlay
Rise of the Invisible Marketer: Why Influence is the New Advertising
Up, up and away! The QYOU takes to the skies with Lufthansa
Fox Sports chooses The QYOU for new sports show
Vodafone TV Portugal launches The QYOU
Ziggo Sport Enlists The QYOU for Custom-Built Episodes of Short Form Content
Remaking MTV for the Web Video Age
Telenor launches The QYOU in the Nordics
The QYOU Continues Expansion with Launch of New Mobile App:
The QYOU Appoints Glenn Ginsburg to Strengthen Content Partnerships and MCN Ties:
The QYOU Primes for Commercial Expansion with Key Hires:
The QYOU Secures $10.4 million in Funding.
Financing to Fuel Global Expansion of Curated ‘Best of Web’ Pay-TV Channel:
The QYOU Launches in Germany with Deutsche Telekom:
The QYOU Launches in Europe with the M7 Group:
The QYOU On-Air with StarTimes in Sub-Saharan Africa:
Like a demo account for our International feed? Arrange a time to learn more about our multiscreen products including VoD, mobile, and TV apps? Or even send us a video submission? Drop us a line with your details.