15 Gorgeous Fullscreen Video WordPress Themes
If you’re a creative type, there’s no better way to show off your work than with a video theme.
Once a page is loaded and a video has started to play, there’s an incentive there for visitors to stick around and explore your site further because they’ve already invested some of their time watching your clip.
Videos draw in your visitors, allowing you to easily showcase your work with minimal effort on your visitors’ behalf. If you’re a business owner, videos allow you to quickly and effectively get your message in front of users to your site.
While there are countless fullscreen photography WordPress themes available, fullscreen video themes are few and far between, especially ones that are fully responsive.
Unsurprisingly, none of the themes in this round up are free – all are premium themes and justifiably so because a lot of work has been put into creating them.
I’ve handpicked this bunch of fullscreen video themes, all of which are best suited to videographers, photographers and other creative types, such as musicians.
If you’ve got a favorite theme that hasn’t made it onto this list, feel free to add a link to the comments below.
Kingsize features a stunning fullscreen backdrop for videographers/photographers to showcase their work or for creative types to display their portfolio content. The navigation is presented in an eye-catching flag-inspired menu. This theme supports YouTube and Video videos as well as MP4 video types.
Invictus has been designed for photographers to show off their work and comes with a scrolling slideshow along the bottom of the page. This theme is fully responsive and looks fantastic on cell phones. The menu and slideshow can be toggled on and off to allow for distraction-free video display.
Chocolate is another photography theme that features several homepage layouts, including a 3D slider, supersize and classical sliders, self-hosted and YouTube hosted video as well as a fullscreen image, as per the demo site’s default. Like Invictus above, Chocolate comes with a slider, allowing you to scroll through available images. This theme is also fully responsive and includes a beautiful masonry layout for the portfolio and blog pages.
DK features five homepage styles, including fullscreen video, image slideshow, Kenburns, flip gallery and static image. This theme comes with seven custom widgets, including support for YouTube and Vimeo video.
Slash markets itself as a photography theme and features a responsive layout, fullscreen video and slider support, eight custom widgets and custom post types for the portfolio and gallery.
This Way features gorgeous fullscreen video complete withe audio. A scrolling sidebar allows you to select videos to play. This theme is also fully responsive and features a filterable portfolio and blog.
Right Now is a slick feature-packed fullscreen video theme, which includes audio control with a playlist. This theme also features impressive navigation with mouse gestures and the ability to upload more than 100 photos at once.
Muse has been designed especially for musicians, bands, DJs, producers, labels or organizers of music events and festivals. This theme features a clean and colorful design with support for a fullscreen homepage video and sliding images.
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PHOTOlio supports self-hosted MP4 and FLV video as well as YouTube clips that run as a fullscreen homepage background. This theme comes with a music player, filterable portfolio and Multisite support.
FIAT LUX features a fullscreen video or image background with audio support and comes with 11 templates to build your site.
Teardrop supports a fullscreen background video or slider as well as a background music player. This theme also boasts a “Magic Portfolio,” which generates a new page layout for new visitors. Other features include Multisite support and translation files.
Zeus is an ultra minimalistic theme that plays a fullscreen video when loaded. There is simple navigation that toggles on and off, allowing visitors to your site to focus on the video. An image slider can be used in place of video is preferred. This theme also comes with background audio support.
Vernissage features a fully responsive design complete with video and image slider support as well as audio play. This theme is Multisite compatible and comes with multiple portfolios and a fullscreen gallery with seven different effects.
Serendipity features support for Vimeo, YouTube, MP4 and FLV video backgrounds. This theme comes with 10 transparent skins.
Mater is an elegant fullscreen video and image theme ideal for photographers and creatives looking for a portfolio design. This theme features two skin option – modern and minimal.