TGI 11: Andrew McMurry (Nukazooka) on the Power of YouTube as a Platform for Creatives
Andrew McMurry is a professional VFX editor that runs the YouTube channel Nukazooka. Andrew started his channel in 2010, and has subsequently grown it to 2M subscribers, and he credits TomSkafor much of his success initially getting off the ground. His channel is known for action and adventure short films, featuring iconic video game characters. More recently, Andrew has also done branded videos in collaboration with major brands such as LEGO and Nerf. He is currently open to partnerships with major movie studios that are seeking VFX expertise. In this episode, you will learn how to find someone much more experience to take you under their wing, communities that you can post in to get initial traction, the power of YouTube as a platform, and unique ways of monetizing using brand partnerships.
Where you can find Andrew:
Recommendations from Andrew:
Video Copilot– how Andrew gave himself such a solid foundational education in VFX
Premiere– what Andrew currently uses for editing
After Effects– what Andrew uses for visual effects
Hit Film– Andrew recommends this visual effects tool as a free alternative to get started
Cinema 4D– the low cost option for blending and editing
Studio 71– the Multi-channel-network that Andrew uses for his brand partnerships
My book recommendation:
Traction– How to Achieve Traction, by Gabriel Weinberg
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