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About Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

Hi Everybody!

Five years ago we started doing videos on youtube. We did not think this would be a permanent thing, it kind of just happened. We were fresh out of college and just wanted to do some awesome stuff. Now youtube of has become our life. We brought in some of our friends to make this whole thing even more awesome. Youtube cannot sustain us, we are too many people and we invest too much time into the individual videos. What we are doing is economically, well, stupid. So we make our living doing commercial video jobs while doing as much youtube on the side as possible. Our dream would be to do content creation for you guys full time. That is what this patreon is for. By supporting us here you are not only making our lives way less stressful but you actually help us produce more content for youtube. 



If you like what we are doing and consider buying some strangers over the internet the equivalent of a coffee, we would very much appreciate it. If 1% of our subscribers would do this, we could do youtube full time.

Regardless of our financial situation we will continue doing this whatever happens and our videos will always be free! Kurzgesagt has become something that gives us purpose and a mission.

Patreon is about frequency and quality. The more you support us the more we are able to do.

All we can promise you is that we do the best we can and invest as much time and love into youtube as possible without being irresponsible. Thank you for your ongoing support, it really is a huge deal for us and we very much appreciate it.

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Thank you so much for all your support! We appreciate it more than you can imagine and it really helps us out!



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Patreon is the reason we have been able to grow the team and improve the quality so much. Your contributions are already the most important part of our income. It has completely changed how we approach creating. We have a weird business that is built on many different pillars and Patreon is the one enabling the most work we do for the youtube channel. In 2013 an average video took about 150 hours. In 2015 it was about 250 hours. And in 2017 we spend around 400 to 500 hours per video. We are trying to make this a bigger thing while still being true to our all time most important value: Quality > Quantity – and we honestly could not do it without you guys.
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