2013 was a pretty epic year for Vimeo, and the party isn't over
yet. Click on those cute little .GIF guys to see all the
crazeballs we got up to in the past 12 months.
Vimeo revolutionized the realm of online video distribution
by building a totally open platform that allows creators
to sell their work directly to their audience.
We dubbed Dan the burrito speed-eating king after he ate
an entire Chipotle burrito in a truly disgustingly
small amount of time. Talk about life skills.
One of our highest priorities is making you, the Vimeo
member, look good. Real good. That's why we
took time to revamp our profile pages.
We interviewed Academy Award-winning Vimeo filmmakers.
Here's The Lost Thing by Harvie Krumpet,
winner for best animated short film.
It may not have gone viral yet, but it will.
2014 is your year, Joe! Never give up.
It's just as pretty as vimeo.com,
We came, we watched, we partied.
At Sundance 2013.
To help you get the help you need, anytime and anywhere in the world,
we hired an extra-special crew of support specialists
and dubbed them Night Owls.
We joined the Instagram. It's what the kids were doing,
and we're all kids at heart, even though some of us
are quite old and decrepit, so it just made sense.
All the people who work at Vimeo actually enjoy
watching videos. It's like we all chose to
work here or something. So weird.
One million people is a lot, but 20 million is a lot more. We were
amazed to see our community grow, and flower, and blossom
into the creative wondersphere it is today.
We struck our first exclusive Vimeo On Demand deal
with SXSW darling SOME GIRL(S), starring
Kristen Bell and Adam Brody.
83 employees is a such an important milestone for
any burgeoning company to hit. We made it!
That's 100 million people watching Vimeo videos each month,
all around the world. Assuming everyone has
two eyeballs, which isn't necessarily true.
Mark and Kawehi put foods in their
mouths and then they talked about it.
We pawsed to reflect
on a purrfect day.
Andrea dressed as Weird Al dressed as Michael Jackson and Rebecca willingly drew a unibrow on her own face.
Andrea, Blake, and Jeremy spoke on cool panels, Kerry hosted
a screening and Q&A, and we danced 'til we dropped at
our party co-hosted with the Barbarian Group.
Music Store gets a tune-up.
We struck some deals and scored more jams for your videos.
The Enhancer got visual effects, so you can add mad
aesthetics to your vids. Because who doesn't
love a good makeover?
"Hi, France, and how are you?" "Good, Germany. Thanks so
much for asking." Oh wait, were we not supposed
to imagine their conversation in English?
We partnered with GE to support the Focus Forward
competition for filmmakers and give away
over $200,000 to creators.
We stayed late and ran around the office dancing,
dying, and making toast. As Laura likes to say,
"Everything normal, always." Ya jelly?
Who needs a .GIF when you can have a 'graph?
We happily welcomed the brilliant minds
behind Echograph into the Vimeo fold.
We gave Vimeo PRO members tons more storage,
unlimited HD plays, and VIP support. Why?
Well, the thing is, we love them.
We revamped the Help Center.
Harry Potter portraits.
Vimeo grew to 100.
If our employees were donuts, we'd be a box
of 100 donuts, and you can't resist.
Our office is in Chelsea, not Harlem. But we can
never resist a good excuse for a dance party.
We teamed up with Apple to bake Vimeo into
iOS 7 and completely rebuilt our own
iOS app in the process.
Because no good deed goes unpunished, we celebrated
hitting 400K subscribers with an all-company,
piano karaoke blowout. Yikes.
A couple hundred close friends and Vimeans gathered
to watch some of the best works uploaded
to Vimeo in early 2013.
We offered filmmakers at the Toronto International Film Festival
$10,000 advances if they agreed to host their films on
Vimeo On Demand. Because we love them.
Vimeo peeps love pizza. Like, super non-platonically.
We consumed way more than the 1,536 slices ordered for
Staff Picks screenings, that's for sure.
If all those people stood on each other's
shoulders, they would form a
very long pencil.
Kickstarter's video game console darling got itself
a Vimeo app. We couldn't be happier.
Vimeo does cool things with other cool brands and we built
a cool page to show that aforementioned cool stuff. Also, we'll
sell you this page for 1 million bucks.
We built a new way for creators to rate their videos
so viewers can choose what to expose
their eyeballs to.
The Lincoln Motor Company launched films with
help from some of Vimeo's finest filmmakers.
Hate the game, not the player.
Because the latter is totally awesome.
Over 4,000 titles on VOD.
That's enough runtime to last you until the cows come home.
We're really good at math and statistics and stuff.
How many did you
Now Weekend Challenge winners are
richly rewarded with hefty hardware.
Our devs love coding so much that they often build new products
and rebuild perfectly good ones just because. And because
they want an excuse to drink a million Redbulls.
Haikus are awesome, so are weekend challenges,
now join Vimeo.
13,000 members in the Weekend Challenge group.
They could easily start their own hamlet.
Vimeo got on G+. That stands for Google Plus.
Google plus what? We dunno.