Here's an On the Rise winner that suits this site nicely: a video effects tutorial channel known as VFX BRO. Aaron, the channel's creator, often teams up with his friend Zach from Final Cut King to create special-effects-driven videos, and one that's all the rage between the sites right now is "The Hunt for Pikachu," in which an adorable kitten is transformed into a Pokemon character (keeping its kitten cuteness, of course). VFX BRO breaks down all the tools and the tricks to make that video and more, making this new On the Rise winner a must-see for video enthusiasts.
A Look at VFX BRO, August On The Rise Winner
First, here's a look at "The Hunt for Pikachu," which is on Final Cut King's channel:
So then, VFX BRO gives a "Behind the Scenes" effect breakdown for the video:
That's an entertaining behind-the-scenes, but we don't know the exact techniques used. So, this tutorial comes in two parts. Part 1 is a 20-minute breakdown:
And Part 2 is another 11 minutes of VFX madness:
So this is great. We have a winner here who is showing us techniques in visual effects and making better videos. This is right up our alley here at ReelSEO. What VFX BRO's win shows is that there is always a hunger for tutorials, or "how-to" videos. Every time we report on one of these, there's a good chance a tutorial site is taking the win: past winners include STR Skill School, The Crochet Crowd, Cute Girls Hairstyles, EV Money TV, and Cooking With Jack.
It may be the biggest selling point for video on the whole: being able to show people how things are done, rather than just writing down a list of instructions and sharing it through an e-mail or blog. These video creators are getting great attention for their knowledge and sharing it with the world, and everyone, including brands, should take notice. Knowledge rules!