In order to upload a video to YouTube that is longer than 15 minutes you need to change the settings on your YouTube account.  

To change your settings follow these directions:           

Upload videos longer than 15 minutes.                 

By default, you can upload videos that are up to 15 minutes long. To upload longer videos, verify your account with the following steps.                            

  1. On a computer, visit the upload page at www.youtube.com/my_videos_upload
  2. Click Increase your limit at the bottom of the page, or visit https://www.youtube.com/verify                
  3.  Follow the steps to verify your account with a phone. You can choose between receiving the verification code through a text message (on a mobile phone) or an automated voice call.
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