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NBF 040: YouTube: Key for Indie Filmmakers or Nothing But Cat Videos?

People love to put their videos on YouTube. Cat videos, kids dunking in trash cans, there are endless videos about countless subjects, but is YouTube a haven for getting your shorts and feature seen by the masses? Alex and Trevor dive into the pitfalls and drawbacks of relying on YouTube and offer better alternatives for the indie filmmaker.

In this episode, we discuss:

    The Pros and Cons of YouTube
    Alternatives for Hosting
    Alternatives for Distribution
    How to best utilize social video platforms
    Different strokes for different folks

 

WHAT’S COOL

    LumaFusion (https://www.cinema5d.com/fast-video-editing-ipad-pro-lumafusion/)
    Red Giant Universe 3.0 (https://www.cinema5d.com/red-giant-universe-3/)
    The Criterion Channel (https://www.criterionchannel.com/buy/subscription?plan=monthly)
    Kanopy (https://www.kanopy.com/category/supplier/criterion-collectionjanus-films)
    Short Hotswap Sharkfin (https://www.newsshooter.com/2019/02/07/new-short-hotswap-shark-fin-adapter-battery-plates-from-core-swx/)
    Intellytech Pocket Cannon (https://www.newsshooter.com/2019/02/06/intellytech-pocket-cannon-mini-led-fresnel/)
    New Pet Sematary trailer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zK0LNzU2TQI)

 

 

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