How to Make a Kurzgesagt Video in 1200 Hours

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  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    2 місяці tagasi

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    1. Bob Itani
      Bob Itani
      Місяць tagasi

      You guys are one of the few content creators that actually deliver quality videos. I appreciate your every second spent in educating and entertaining us!

    2. thefreakingC
      thefreakingC
      Місяць tagasi

      ur cool, I want to be the first man on Mars

    3. A Snark
      A Snark
      Місяць tagasi

      I’m curious of why you chose a bunch of different colored birds for the animations

    4. Bin
      Bin
      Місяць tagasi

      Did you spend 1200 hours on this

    5. The Bone Warrior
      The Bone Warrior
      Місяць tagasi

      Hey this may be a bit inappropriate but how much per video do you get payed for your narration

  2. helloianimate
    helloianimate
    20 tundi tagasi

    Also, if that’s not enough, they also edit the subtitles! ( and yes I have subtitles lol. )

  3. İrena Çolak
    İrena Çolak
    22 tundi tagasi

    Thank you for spending 1200 hours making this video too 🐤💙

  4. qp Myryck
    qp Myryck
    Päev tagasi

    ❤️

  5. KC - 2
    KC - 2
    Päev tagasi

    So... you do videos twice a month?

  6. yes name
    yes name
    Päev tagasi

    4:05 Scene name idear: birds punch duck with boxing glove

  7. SnapGod
    SnapGod
    Päev tagasi

    This channel is a masterpiece! I promise I'll buy your merch when I'm no more broke :)

  8. Jezahna
    Jezahna
    2 päeva tagasi

    Let's not forget the hours of rendering/exporting too. RIP your animators' PCs ( ఠ ͟ʖ ఠ)

  9. Sunshine of Epicness
    Sunshine of Epicness
    2 päeva tagasi

    I really like how they made an animation showing us how they make their animations.

  10. pal man
    pal man
    2 päeva tagasi

    RESPECT RESPECT RESPECT RESPECT FUCKING OLD SCHOOL HUMAN RESPECT FROM GREECEEE LOVE AND RESPECT...AND SOMTHING EALSE....LOVE AND R-E-S-P-E-C-T!!!!!!!

  11. Arti Emily
    Arti Emily
    2 päeva tagasi

    I love Gilbert font

  12. Jayshree
    Jayshree
    3 päeva tagasi

    This is my favorite channel 💕✨✨✨✨

  13. Brahvim
    Brahvim
    3 päeva tagasi

    Kwuhtz-gi-zaht?

  14. Ibrahim Mustafa
    Ibrahim Mustafa
    4 päeva tagasi

  15. Rishab
    Rishab
    4 päeva tagasi

    "...don't feel obligated tho, watching, engaging and sharing our videos is already helping us a lot" I love this channel.

  16. Fabrício4221
    Fabrício4221
    4 päeva tagasi

    1200 hours = FUCKING 50 DAYS

  17. Wilhelm Bittrich
    Wilhelm Bittrich
    5 päeva tagasi

    Kurzgesagt truly is the most beautiful and genuine EEfast channel out there. We don't deserve something this great for free. :'(

  18. Food for Thought
    Food for Thought
    5 päeva tagasi

    This might be one of the best channels on this platform

  19. DeepNine
    DeepNine
    6 päeva tagasi

    this channel makes everything easy to grasp and understand. The hunger for more videos and knowledge grows steadily! So happy I found you! Keep it up..!!

  20. AlpharStar
    AlpharStar
    6 päeva tagasi

    So... is it a German company? Cause kurzgesagt is a German word

    1. I am groot
      I am groot
      5 päeva tagasi

      Yes

  21. Prime Time
    Prime Time
    6 päeva tagasi

    I wonder who was the first sub

  22. Croaky Vincent
    Croaky Vincent
    7 päeva tagasi

    I have a *lot* of respect for Kurzgesagt and their *big* team. I cant imagine Kurzgesagt dying, its litterally impossible.

  23. Gilgabro
    Gilgabro
    7 päeva tagasi

    Notice the "1200 hours OR MORE". Those fuckers didn't even highball there estimate. Lots of love guys!

  24. pibyte
    pibyte
    8 päeva tagasi

    Birbs

  25. Gabriel Dobson
    Gabriel Dobson
    8 päeva tagasi

    Anyone even know that that girl was from sailor moon?!?!

    1. Gabriel Dobson
      Gabriel Dobson
      6 päeva tagasi

      @The Cryptic Cryptek well yes but both from and is

    2. The Cryptic Cryptek
      The Cryptic Cryptek
      7 päeva tagasi

      That girl IS Sailor Moon

  26. Bogs45
    Bogs45
    8 päeva tagasi

    Wait what so birds made the Kurzgesagt channel.

  27. Adwait Thosare
    Adwait Thosare
    9 päeva tagasi

    Forget about the video. Tell me how to pronounce Kurzgesagt.

  28. TheRadioactiveBanana
    TheRadioactiveBanana
    9 päeva tagasi

    420000 likes!

  29. Zeemeno B
    Zeemeno B
    9 päeva tagasi

    Thanks for telling me how to animate this will be good for my new EEfast channel I promise I will not copyright

  30. Tim McHugh
    Tim McHugh
    9 päeva tagasi

    By the way 1200 hrs is 50 days if ya didn’t know

  31. Parvat . R
    Parvat . R
    9 päeva tagasi

    This channel is crazy, when I first saw these videos, it seemed to be some SVG code or some sort off...

  32. David Fontdevila Robles
    David Fontdevila Robles
    9 päeva tagasi

    RESPECT

  33. Persimmon Juice.
    Persimmon Juice.
    9 päeva tagasi

    This video made me cancel my youtube premium subscription...

  34. Redmag706
    Redmag706
    10 päeva tagasi

    I am not crying, YOU ARE.

  35. Redmag706
    Redmag706
    10 päeva tagasi

    If i wasnt a minor i wouldnt even flinch to pay for watching this channel if it ever came to it.

  36. Alice Nightray
    Alice Nightray
    10 päeva tagasi

    I wish your videos were played at school lessons. What you do is amazing and I'm so happy I found this channel, I'm trying to share it with anyone who wants to listen haha

  37. gsk
    gsk
    10 päeva tagasi

    I think this is the best video of all. Never give up

  38. ••itz_crïñgë••
    ••itz_crïñgë••
    11 päeva tagasi

    Why is the name of the video In Latvian like kas pie velma

  39. Ghost IQ
    Ghost IQ
    11 päeva tagasi

    واو بس

  40. Jaanshi
    Jaanshi
    12 päeva tagasi

    This channel is so underrated!

  41. Youknowwhat LQ
    Youknowwhat LQ
    12 päeva tagasi

    The fact that I don't speak German, yet could fully understand the entire video with subtitles (that I am horrible at reading) is amazing, well worth watching some of the ones that aren't up on the English channel, even watching ones I know I've seen is a new experience yes there are subtitles in four languages, yes I am advertising a channel in its own comments section

  42. Yash Bendre
    Yash Bendre
    13 päeva tagasi

    You people are the best!!!😭😭😭

  43. Wojti
    Wojti
    13 päeva tagasi

    Who is creating all these subtitles?

  44. Lavanya Baskar
    Lavanya Baskar
    14 päeva tagasi

    Looks like i am a fan

  45. Mathuso
    Mathuso
    14 päeva tagasi

    You guys make a great service for humanity

  46. Lucero Alvarado
    Lucero Alvarado
    15 päeva tagasi

    "Qué onda güey" jajjaja as a mexican, I approve.

  47. Nesyta
    Nesyta
    15 päeva tagasi

    Whuaaat in english?? Not Germany?????? Kurz gesagt gibt es doch auf Deutsch. Warum jetzt auf Englisch????

    1. Wertzui88
      Wertzui88
      5 päeva tagasi

      Kurzgesagt gab es zuerst in Englisch,dann in Deutsch.

  48. CoolEraser Gamer
    CoolEraser Gamer
    15 päeva tagasi

    so that's how you say kurzgesagt..

  49. Gabriel Rogers
    Gabriel Rogers
    15 päeva tagasi

    Have you noticed that the animation shown here comes up in a video 3 months and 22 days (112 days) later in "Could Solar Storms Destroy Civilization? Solar Flares & Coronal Mass Ejections"? 3:23

  50. Mullah Nasreddin Hodja
    Mullah Nasreddin Hodja
    15 päeva tagasi

    This video should have a length of 12:00 hour instead of 6:47 minute! 🙄

  51. Phoenix
    Phoenix
    16 päeva tagasi

    F in the chat for the people who expected a 1200 hour long video

  52. Hala Almubarak
    Hala Almubarak
    16 päeva tagasi

    HI KURZGESAGT MY NAME IS HALA I AM SUBSCRIBER I HAVE A QUESTION HOW MANY EACH DAY DO YOU PUT VIDEOS AND THANKS.

  53. DreamerCat09
    DreamerCat09
    17 päeva tagasi

    You guys work so hard keep it up

  54. Pog Diamond
    Pog Diamond
    17 päeva tagasi

    They did so much for use and they have a estimated of 1.3 billion viwes how hard is it people they spend 1200 hours on a video all you got to do is hit a red button is it so hard?

  55. Reddy Tej
    Reddy Tej
    18 päeva tagasi

    Could you please tell me how to make animation like you do in your videos

  56. Suman Siwach
    Suman Siwach
    18 päeva tagasi

    Sailor moon's dance was the best

  57. Mother of 6 gangstar kids
    Mother of 6 gangstar kids
    18 päeva tagasi

    1 vid for 50 days!!! That's hella impressive, this is why you deserve more and more views not only you make efforts in a single vid but you also teach us knowledge for free. Alright better watch this to my childrens and grandchildrens in the far future.

  58. Terridew
    Terridew
    19 päeva tagasi

    wow 50 dollars for for a hoodie

  59. Pedro Monteiro
    Pedro Monteiro
    19 päeva tagasi

    It is just unbelievable how much work Kurzgesagt team has just for one video. However, it is totally worth it

  60. MIND OF NIRANJAN
    MIND OF NIRANJAN
    20 päeva tagasi

    1200 and more hours for a wonderful,amazing, extra ordinary, knowledgeable video thankyou kurzgesart team.from India,kerala

  61. yajajai
    yajajai
    20 päeva tagasi

    Hello guys, Im not a comenter guy and i only do it in a few videos because i trully like them, but this time you guys touch my hearth, enlighted my brain and catch my attention. You can not imagine how profundly thankfull Im with you guys. I wish you the very best for being such a beatifull souls working in this espectacular project, i know the video is old and i can comment it in a new one but i only saw 5 to 7 videos from your part and is simply BEATIFULL! Hope some day Discovery Kids see this amazinges from your part and start to patron this!... For now im gonna save my money for the next moth and became a bird along with you! Thank you so much!

  62. Joshua Zed
    Joshua Zed
    20 päeva tagasi

    really sorry for not having mony to support but i will always be always here

  63. VINAY VIKRAM Singh
    VINAY VIKRAM Singh
    21 päev tagasi

    Step 1: learn to write and pronounce kurzgesagt flawlessly Step 2: profit

  64. Mahbub Farhan
    Mahbub Farhan
    21 päev tagasi

    This animation video is like, "How to make animation, but in animation!"

  65. No se que nombre ponerme
    No se que nombre ponerme
    21 päev tagasi

    This channel is so beautiful

  66. Andrewgtv05
    Andrewgtv05
    22 päeva tagasi

    who noticed sailor moon at 2:55?

  67. Ludvig Molander
    Ludvig Molander
    23 päeva tagasi

    It is weird to hear the narrator to speak in first person... But i like it!

  68. NILO ROSAS
    NILO ROSAS
    23 päeva tagasi

    Bird Is so Cute!! :D

  69. Summit Dyme
    Summit Dyme
    23 päeva tagasi

    0:41 A plumbus

  70. Davide Cracking
    Davide Cracking
    24 päeva tagasi

    ""EEfast cannot be consider as a real job place""

  71. Ernests Gulbis
    Ernests Gulbis
    24 päeva tagasi

    Wait... are they demonetized or something?

  72. J][D gamer
    J][D gamer
    24 päeva tagasi

    I watch him cause I low his art

  73. CN’s G
    CN’s G
    24 päeva tagasi

    And no one has noticed the plumbus yet at 41

  74. 혜지
    혜지
    24 päeva tagasi

    youtube real function

  75. Albert Young
    Albert Young
    25 päeva tagasi

    how long did video take?

    1. I am groot
      I am groot
      5 päeva tagasi

      Around 1200hrs... Its in the title

  76. The_Ghostlygamer
    The_Ghostlygamer
    25 päeva tagasi

    damn i love ducks

  77. Onur Can Yıldırım
    Onur Can Yıldırım
    25 päeva tagasi

    Neuman TLM 103 and Protools.. Those are the things you can only have with thousands of ₺ (Turkish Liras) in Turkey lol.

  78. Bhavya Das
    Bhavya Das
    25 päeva tagasi

    Algorithm! :)

  79. Kartik Ji
    Kartik Ji
    26 päeva tagasi

    Thanks a lot for existing ❤️

  80. CuddlyBubbles 69
    CuddlyBubbles 69
    26 päeva tagasi

    I’m sorry, all i can do is leave likes and subscribe with notifs…

  81. Elijah Diltz
    Elijah Diltz
    26 päeva tagasi

    smol birb

  82. EndOfGreio
    EndOfGreio
    26 päeva tagasi

    but how long did this video take?

  83. Svenson
    Svenson
    26 päeva tagasi

    never thought this is so much work . well thank you for uploding it for free !

  84. xNFR
    xNFR
    27 päeva tagasi

    Viewer: How long does it take to make a Kurzgesagt Video? Kurzgesagt: Yes i know its not original but 1200+hours is insane

  85. miti jacob
    miti jacob
    28 päeva tagasi

    What if and Kurzgesagt in a Nutshell collab!!!!

  86. Music Lab Hapbo
    Music Lab Hapbo
    28 päeva tagasi

    How many experts had to fact check this video?

  87. Cubed
    Cubed
    28 päeva tagasi

    This is the first time i heard the name being pronounced and i had to do a double take

  88. PZ
    PZ
    28 päeva tagasi

    Sometimes I think this is a cute channel but then I see the blood and pile of bones I love kurzgesagt

  89. Joel
    Joel
    29 päeva tagasi

    Kurzgesagt is cool😎

    1. Ku Ameer
      Ku Ameer
      28 päeva tagasi

      Kddf

  90. FantomPF
    FantomPF
    29 päeva tagasi

    People making Kurzgesagt got those big brains

  91. Aizzo
    Aizzo
    29 päeva tagasi

    I love kurzgesagt :)

  92. Cyan Hoodie
    Cyan Hoodie
    29 päeva tagasi

    Thanks it works

  93. Nunya Nunya
    Nunya Nunya
    29 päeva tagasi

    Fake

    1. I am groot
      I am groot
      5 päeva tagasi

      No?

  94. Hannes Berch
    Hannes Berch
    Місяць tagasi

    Just one time in my life i want to see such a nice video with ZERO dislikes....

  95. Rojo
    Rojo
    Місяць tagasi

    i'm a spanish speaker i didn't know they had a spanish channel lmao

  96. Aliyah Ezinma
    Aliyah Ezinma
    Місяць tagasi

    0:38 What is the “really stupid” thing?

  97. zagzter
    zagzter
    Місяць tagasi

    After that video, I have one t-shirt, stickers and a notebook

  98. Enderger
    Enderger
    Місяць tagasi

    Ah, yes. The month before the dreams of the world shattered, still so naively optimistic about 2020.

  99. シRyder
    シRyder
    Місяць tagasi

    This channel is probably the best education channel on the internet.

  100. Qushendre Felida
    Qushendre Felida
    Місяць tagasi

    Thankyou Kurzgesagt so much for every single video that you made, educating us about things we could never imagine to gave learned if this channel didn't exist. And thankyou for the influence of making me who I am today🙏🎉