November 8, 2018
Vsauce3 star Jake Roper, takes us on the journey of how he turned himself from high school musician into a wunderkind filmmaker pushing the boundaries of YouTube. From dissatisfaction with his work in the advertising industry to his Vsauce origin story, each step along the way gave him an opportunity to improve his creative repertoire; molding him as a creator and as a person. Jake shares the unique way he defines success, while taking us behind-the-scenes of his incredible production “Could You Survive The Movies?” We also dive into his strange obsession with tacos, plans for the future, what makes a good movie, and so much more.
This episode is sponsored by Brilliant.org. The first 200 listeners to visit brilliant.org/thecreateunknown will get 20% off the annual Premium subscription.
Watch Vsauce3’s “Could You Survive The Movies?” on YouTube.
There’s a new dream job out there and it’s Creator. The allure of flexing your creative muscles in the limelight for a living is enticing young and old to jump on YouTube and start recording. But a lot can happen on the way to millions of subscribers.
In ‘The Create Unknown’ co-hosts Kevin Lieber and Matt Tabor take time off from getting millions of views on the education YouTube channel Vsauce2 to reveal how dozens of dynamic creators have successfully navigated the ever-changing, uncertain landscape of online media — and how others have been swallowed by digital quicksand.
Through intensely personal conversations, listeners learn what it takes to not only survive but thrive as a creator and in life. Interviews cover everything from getting started as a YouTuber to how you land that first brand deal and the realities of being a digital influencer.
‘The Create Unknown’ is the ultimate behind-the-scenes YouTube podcast. New episodes come out every other Thursday. Listen for free on your favorite podcast app and on YouTube.