Producing and Monetizing Your Digital Series

Producing and Monetizing Your Digital Series

Are you a business owner, marketer or advertiser? An actor? A show creator? An aspiring media personality? A vlogger? An influencer? A filmmaker? A sketch writer? A producer?

  • Would you like to have a fully developed blueprint for a digital video project or personal brand?
  • Do you want to learn how to produce and monetize your online project?

Then this course was designed for you. All you need to do is show up with a project in mind.

Taught by digital content producer and strategist Gabe Michael, this 10-week course will guide its participants into preproduction with a solid creative and business plan. The course will be part lecture, part workshop, and full of industry guests.

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Deadline Dates

Application Deadline:
March 21, 2018

Tuition: $1,200

Applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2018 Professional Program's Producing and Monetizing Your Digital Series workshop.

Course information

This course will help you:

  • Define the end goal of your project or show
  • Learn how to produce your project
  • Budget your project
  • Define and engage your audience
  • Learn how to get your project seen
  • Learn how to monetize your project
  • Create your pitch

You will study:

  • The current and past players in the digital space
  • The different types of successful digital projects
  • The most successful online show formats

Guests will include:

  • Digital series creators
  • PR and distribution specialists
  • Digital Network Executives
  • Ecommerce and web strategy experts
  • Content marketing specialists



“You know his work because it is the stuff that permeates YouTube lore.”      – New Rockstars

Gabe Michael is a Director, Producer, Strategist, and Showrunner who specializes in creating digital series, sharable video content and branded entertainment programs. Recently he served as the executive producer and creative director of Forge Apollo, the video content agency. Prior to Forge Apollo, Gabe was a producer at Break Media (now Defy Media) and a producer for former YouTube multi-channel network Maker Studios, where he oversaw the popular Epic Rap Battles vertical. Praised by New Media Rockstars as having been “involved with just about every established YouTube happening on Earth lately,” Gabe’s shows and videos have amassed over 446 million views and counting. Gabe holds an MFA from UCLA’s Producers Program and an undergraduate degree in Film & Electronic Art from Cal State Long Beach.

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Applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2018 Professional Program's Producing and Monetizing Your Digital Series workshop.

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