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Author: Steven Van

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17 Episodes
"Steven is a young creative from Toronto, ON who specializes in photo, video, graphic design, creative directing, and social media marketing. He’s helped build brands for NBA players, entertainers, and social influencers through the skills & knowledge he’s acquired through building his own personal brand. Steven boasts over 100,000 YouTube subscribers and 11,000,000+ views spreading across his YouTube channel. This has given him the opportunity to work on projects with brands such as Motorola and travel across the world and work in France, Belgium, China, and Ghana, among other countries. "Follow Kahari King:Twitter:
Learn about how I stay motivated every day in my realm of work, where I get my inspiration & more in this podcast with my good friend James on his podcast! Subscribe to VisualArts:
A couple of months ago I went on a trip to Ghana with the Rozaay Management Book & Sneaker Drive to give back to the local communities. All the donations we were received we collected from the neighboring cities in Toronto.Learn more:
"Today we interview 85k+ subscribed professional-grade photographer and graphic artist Steven Van on how rappers can make professional artwork and music videos for their raps. We discuss what it feels like when you learn how to make a music video, how to build a fanbase with professional photographers, how to find a photographer for a photo shoot, what it's like to learn how to shoot a music video, any much more!"TIMESTAMPS: 0:47 Who are you and how did you discover How To Rap?2:49 Why do you think rappers don’t take photo work more seriously?4:45 How do I approach photographers? How much? Can I finesse them?7:00 Do student photographers bring their own cameras and do their own editing after the photo shoot? Thanks 7:55 What are the basic quality differences in cameras? Phones?10:13 Is it even important for rappers to learn this kind of stuff?12:50 What about fonts? What should I learn about them?14:24 Quick tips for making Instagram photos look better?16:16 What’s all this
In this episode, Benjamin Designs does an interview with me and we answer questions in this YouTube live stream about graphic design.TIMESTAMPS00:07 - Intro01:10 - A background on Steven Van. What does he do? When did he start? What made him start YouTube?03:32 - How did you stand out from others in your community?05:55 - How do you stay positive in the early stages, just starting off?09:15 - Why did you start Graphic Design?10:30 - How did you interact with bigger people in your field?12:58 - What is your take on switching up content for more views/subscribers?14:20 - What do you think about using templates and copying bigger people in your community?15:10 - How to you intake from people critiquing your work, is it helpful or does it pulls you down?16:42 - What is the best way to find out whats trending in your community?18:10 - Do you have any advice for someone starting off in this field?20:41 - Would you say that you have an advantage over the older people in your fie
In this episode of the podcast, I'm speaking to music video director, photographer & videographer, Joe Moore. For the past 2 years, Joe has been working for 2 Chainz on tour and has also worked for Lil Durk among other artists.In this episode of the podcast, I'm speaking to music video director, photographer & videographer, Joe Moore. For the past 2 years, Joe has been working for 2 Chainz on tour and has also worked for Lil Durk among other artists.TIMESTAMPS00:08 - How we first connected through the Instagram DM.02:07 - What did you do growing up?03:57 - When/what was your first paid gig?05:27 - How did you get into music videos?09:27 - How did you start working for 2 Chainz and Lil Durk?14:42 - How is life on the road and being on tour?18:30 - What was your situation when you moved to Atlanta?21:18 - Why is building a team around you so important?26:39 - How goes into making a music video?29:09 - What's your stance on giving credit to photographers & videographers?33:
On this episode on the VANCAST, I bring on Justin Odisho​ and we talk about what to do after high school/college, decision making and growing your YouTube channel!TIMESTAMPS00:00 - Introduction00:12 - How We Met02:13 - How Justin Grew his Channel04:45 - How School/Work Can Be Balanced with YouTube08:27 - What to Do After School09:38 - What I'm Aiming For12:35 - How Time is Over and Underestimated14:12 - Importance of Sleep17:46 - Video Consistency18:12 - Organization of Ideas22:50 - How to Use Time Wisely23:25 - How to Balance Highs and Lows24:53 - Final Thoughts
We talk about life as a young entrepreneur and why one person can change the course of your career. We go in-depth about how we conduct business, get clients and plans for the future.TIMESTAMPS00:00 - Intro/Guest Introductions06:20 - How do you choose ideas?09:45 - How do you outsource projects?12:08 - Guest intros14:39 - Are your parents supportive of your hustle?17:55 - How do you balance school and your personal projects?20:10 - Have you always been into Entrepreneurship?24:10 - How do you get inspired/motivation to do your hustle?28:58 - Post Malone and Steven Van.32:50 - Using events to get clients/connections.36:35 - Your age doesn't mean anything.38:20 - Get a platform for yourself + making connections + being proud of your craft55:40 - Doing free work57:50 - It's who you know
"In this episode of Cheek 2 Cheek, we will we conduct an interview with a VISIONARY in the YouTube community."
I met Timothy DeLaGhetto at the Buffer Festival in Toronto and he gave me some advice. Really cool guy.
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