Finally, YouTube Space Comes to India. For YouTube India, past three years have been glorious, as two YouTube channels emerged as the leader among Indo-Asiain YouTube users.
Check out the image below for the analysis of these two channels.
Though there are many YouTube channels in India with more than 1 million subscribers, but they belong to television channels, and music labels. Indian creators are now amongst the top contributors in Asia when it comes to driving time spent on YouTube watching videos.
Recently, Google announced its first YouTube space for India. YouTube collaborated with Whistling Woods International film school (Mumbai) in order to enhance the spirit of aspiring YouTube stars in India. YouTube space will share its place with six other cities such as Los Angeles, London, Tokyo, New York, Sao Paulo and Berlin.
What to expect?
Altough YouTube space is free for all, it does have some factors which decide who can use which facility. YouTube space comes with state of the art equipments and assistance from production specialists who can help you produce the video.
Following are the resources you may get from YouTube space. (Source: Based on YouTube space in the other 6 cities)
- Access to sound stages
- Access to special production programs and sets
- Advanced education offerings
- Exclusive events and screenings
- Channel workshops
- Monthly community events
- Production grants for collabs (on invite)
- Unlimited post access
- Tentpole production
Also, all the aspirants will go through free classes to hone their skills such as:
- Building Your Channel
- Producing Great Content
- Growing Your Audience
- Boosting Your Brand
Also, they must attend the Orientation which is compulsory (slots are booked in advance). This orientation will give creators the necessary tools to make the most out of every YouTube Space production.
But there’s a catch. There are some terms and conditions:
- The user must have 5000+ YouTube subscriber.
- He/she must be 18 years old. Minors should be with a legal guardian.
- Channels that have more than 1 million subscribers will get some additional benefits such as:
- Sage1 access
- Special equipment demo
- Eligible to host an event
- Official space badge
- Production specialist support Training on advance gear
- Book 4 months out
Also, the user may also get Short Shoots; that is, one day productions available to any YouTube creator whose channel has more than 5,000 subscribers and is in good standing.
Do not worry if you do not have more than 5000 subscribers, there are many events that are going to be held here in the YouTube space center in the coming year which will help you to start your own YouTube channel.
These facilities have been made for YouTube space abroad, and you may expect the offering in India similar to what’s there..
Youtube’s trust in Indian video market is growing day by day. You must have caught the catchy YouTube advertisement that launched offline playback on YouTube first time in India and in the world. This proves that India is pacing up fast in the video marketing industry, with YouTube Space being an important milestone.
Check out the video which YouTube space shared on their channel.
Being an artist, movie buff and a media enthusiast, content writing is my career train. I am a proud alumni of Symbiosis Institute of Media Communication (Pune) and currently working for Vidooly.