Turn your dreams of YouTube stardom into a reality with Marques Brownlee, the self-taught creator who grew his love of tech into a channel with 13M subscribers and counting!
Today Marques, known on the internet as MKBHD, draws millions of views with his tech review videos. But it wasn’t always that way: he started out in his parent’s basement, creating videos on his computer’s built-in camera, and slowly building a following on YouTube. If you’re like Marques—you have an itch to share your passion and opinions with the world—then this class will help you translate that point of view into engaging, authentic, and wildly watchable videos.
Drawing on a decade of experience as a YouTuber and gear-head, Marques opens up his process like never before, guiding you step by step through every stage of content creation for YouTube. From scripting and storyboarding to shooting and editing, you’ll learn how to create videos that connect, whether you have one follower or one hundred thousand.
Hands-on lessons cover: YouTube Success
- Planning a video that’s true to you and widely appealing
- Shooting compelling content with whatever gear you have
- Editing your footage to grab and keep attention
- Growing your channel strategically, while still having fun
Plus, see exactly how Marques and his team apply these steps to a MKBHD video, with a behind-the-scenes look into the making of a Galaxy Note 5 tech review.
Whether you aspire to YouTube stardom, want to level up your production quality, or just want to connect with a like-minded community online, this class will give you the ingredients to achieve your version of YouTube success. The only thing missing from YouTube is you and your voice—so get started!
The lessons in this class are designed to apply to all YouTubers and content creators, with tips to level up or down based on your equipment and experience. Marques edits in Final Cut Pro, but you can follow along using your editing software of choice.