Tim Street Insists the Moment Is Now for Creators

/ Jul 8, 2014

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Digital showrunner, writer, producer, and director, Tim Street, stopped by the #VIPopUP studio on the second day of VidCon, Industry Day, for some industry-driven discussion. He praised the convention as an amazing opportunity for not only the fans’ hype, but also for the networking opportunities available to professionals at a time when forging business connections is paramount. He explained a “third wave” going on in the digital media space. “There’s a lot of consolidation going on but yet everybody’s positive,” he relfected. “Money’s flowing in, brands are coming in, content creators are learning how to monetize, and there’s a lot of opportunity.”

As a creator himself, Street strives to take advantage of these opportunities in his own work. He just rebooted his existing YouTube channel, where he curates often humorous, creepy sci-fi stories with twist endings. While he is no stranger to the business of creating and producing content, Street’s words of advice are encouraging to newcomers to the business. He said, “A lot of people think they’re late in the game if they’re just getting in, but I think right now’s the time to look at what you were trying to do five years ago or ten years ago and apply that in a sustainable way.”

Check out the whole conversation with Tim Street below:

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