–Unknown filmmaker Federico Alvarez scored a $1 million dollar development deal, representation with Creative Artists Agency, and is now directing the EVIL DEAD remake for Sam “Spiderman” Raimi.
–While the average income that actors earn from acting is less than $5,000 a year — which is plenty if you live in Guatemala — Lucas Cruikshank (aka fast-talking Fred Figglehorn) has two feature films under his belt and even won a Teen Choice Award!
–Small business owner Gary Vaynerchuk launched a daily video blog that transformed his father's Springfield, New Jersey liquor store into a multimillion dollar empire.
The media is reporting six-figure salaries paid to civilians, while iconic brands like Pepsi, Best Buy and Chevrolet are shelling out big bucks for other people’s videos. What makes those videos better than yours? Or are they?
I mean, making videos is easy, right? Just grab a camera, strap your dog to a skateboard, and point him down hill. YouTube is already full of stuff like this. How can you go wrong?
We’ll tell you how you can go wrong. Unless you wanna break your skateboard, cripple your dog, and get arrested by the Humane Society, you are going to need help.
You see, 96 hours of video gets uploaded to YouTube every minute. That’s almost 16 years of content uploaded each day! If you want your vids to have more impact than say, a ghost, read on. Or weep.
We’re going to show you how to make videos and video series that generate so much excitement, your bodyguard will need a bodyguard. From brainstorming killer concepts right through to cashing in on paid production and distribution opportunities, learn how NOT to get lost in the vast wasteland of crap that gets uploaded to YouTube every day.
Lynn Chindamo is an award winning webisode creator who has written and directed series for Babelgum, Planet Green, and Petco. She is the world's first Internet Stardom Curator, with 500,000+ followers on Myspace.
Frank Chindamo teaches webisode production at USC and Chapman University. His students have included Streamy Award winner Bernie Su and half-a-billion-hitter Freddie Wong.
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