YouTube’s partnership with The BRIT Awards has led to a great new investment from the video giant in young and aspiring creatives.
YouTube Music have funded a brand new, state-of-the-art video production facility at The BRIT School. The YouTube Music Studio is now open as a major resource for young artists, producers, and filmmakers who can create, produce and share their video work with some of the latest technology.
The London Studio is kitted out with high tech Blackmagic Studio gear with 4k compatible URSA Studio Cameras and fibre-optic cabling. All of the cameras feature slip-on/slip-off auto-cue capabilities connected to a fully integrated computer system located in the upstairs gallery. The lighting grid includes the latest in LED technology with fully DMX controlled soft lighting coupling up with traditional Arri Pups and a spotlight for pin-pointing the talent.
Upstairs in the gallery there are five stations along the front desk, which includes a Lighting Operator, Vision Mixer, Director, Camera Technician and Sound Technician. These systems work through the Blackmagic systems which means it is fully integrated with the Studio Space. The Gallery is also home to two MacMini’s one for teaching capabilities and one dedicated to streaming.
YouTube’s head for Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Cécile Frot-Coutaz said: “At YouTube, we believe in the importance of the world hearing from diverse voices and are committed to helping young artists get started and thrive on the platform. We are delighted to continue our partnership with The BRIT School as part of our broader programme to support the next generation of British talent.”
The studio has been launched as part of YouTube’s partnership with The BRIT Awards. YouTube were the Official Digital Music Partner at The BRITs 2019 and they live-streamed the show around the world for anyone to tap into and watch.
The BRIT School’s Principal, Stuart Worden said: “The BRIT School is a centre for creative content and we are delighted to now have a top facility for all the artists to access and to collaborate across art forms.”