Fullscreen hires firm to explore acquisition options; Teenagers drive multichannel network buys

Online video news from across the Web:

> Will multichannel network Fullscreen go the way of Maker Studios and get acquired by a big player? Nothing's for certain, but the MCN has hired Allen & Co. to help. Story

> The Vienna State Opera will present the world's first live-streamed 4K event using Elemental's video processing solutions. Article

> Media companies like Disney are increasingly making deals with multichannel networks like Maker Studios in a bid to attract finicky teen audiences. Article

> BI Intelligence offers a breakdown of the online video streaming ecosystem in a new report.

> Top online video channels like Bored Shorts and College Humor joined forces with the Star Wars YouTube channel Sunday to present a collection of short skits themed around its "May the Fourth Be With You" event. Article

And finally… Long-form online videos attract the best advertising, but to build an audience, content creators should rely on short-form videos first, a Freewheel report says. Article

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