Sent to MOMMA by Vicki Bates – President, Kansas City Women in Film
YouTube is rolling out its YouTube Partner Grants program, which will invest five million dollars to select new and emerging YouTube partners. The goal here is to provide small production companies and studios with the funds needed to produce high quality original content.
The money that is given via the YouTube Partner Grants program will be an advance on future YouTube revenue shares. In other words, this is less of a â€œgrantâ€ in the government or endowment sense and more similar to how the record industry works.
Eligible partners will be identified by YouTube and they will be contacted and invited to submit a proposal. Once proposals are approved, the funds are transferred to the partner and they can start using it to buy better equipment, hire new people and expand their marketing efforts.
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