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  • SHIFT: YouTube Star Documentary

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    How hard is it to become a full-time YouTuber? And can anyone really do it? Available on YouTube and TELUS Optik TV ► Subscribe http://bit.ly/1wBN6dX

    A UK study recently found that 40% of 16-24 year olds would rather be a YouTube star over becoming a doctor, lawyer or pop music star. In this doc, we interview three big YouTubers (Austin Pamaj, Convos With My 2YR Old, and IFHT) and start a channel from scratch to find out what it takes to make it online. We get advice from YouTube and other YouTubers during a YouTube meet-up in Vancouver. After one of our videos go viral, we receive an interesting offer from BroadbandTV, the third-largest Multi-Channel Network in the world.

    Produced with the support of TELUS.

    FEATURED YOUTUBERS:
    Austin Pamaj: https://www.youtube.com/Pamaj
    Convos With My 2YR Old: https://www.youtube.com/Con...
    IFHT: https://www.youtube.com/IFo...

    CAMEOS:
    Peter Chao: https://www.youtube.com/pyr...
    Leenda D: https://www.youtube.com/Lee......
    Chengman: https://www.youtube.com/The...
    Hey Nadine: https://www.youtube.com/Hey...
    High On Life: https://www.youtube.com/sun...
    Josh Rimer: https://www.youtube.com/Jos...
    DavidBrownTV: https://www.youtube.com/Dav...
    Domestic Geek: https://www.youtube.com/the...
    Baker Twins: https://www.youtube.com/Bak...
    Stacey Roy: https://www.youtube.com/RPW...

    CREDITS:
    Hosts: Steve Adams, Sean Horlor
    Director/Producer/Writer: Steve Adams, Sean Horlor
    DOP: Bjorn Hermannes
    2nd Unit DOP: Sean Cox
    Camera Operator: Bjorn Hermannes, Sean Cox, Steve Adams, Sean Avery
    Editor: Shaun Rykiss
    Colour: Scott McKenzie
    Original Music: Jeff Cancade
    Post-Production Sound: Miguel Araujo Show less
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    SHIFT is a documentary series featuring storytellers Sean Horlor and Steve Adams as they take closer look at the big and small questions that shape our day-to-day lives.
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      • 4 years ago
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      How hard is it to become a full-time YouTuber? And can anyone really do it? Available on YouTube and TELUS Optik TV ► Subscribe http://bit.ly/1wBN6dX

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