FBP #72: Max Novak

January 6, 2021

Max Novak is a Director, VFX Artist, and YouTuber with over 240,000 subscribers. He is a Pittsburgh native that recently returned from living out in Los Angeles, California. Max attended CCAC for two years before transferring to Slippery Rock University (SRU). At the time, he was studying Cybersecurity but developed a passion for video editing and YouTube during his college years. He found some success, left SRU, went all-in on his passion, and has never looked back.

Max’s YouTube channel is an archive of hundreds of free video editing tutorials and his company, Media Monopoly, sells various types of digital assets to help creators expand their toolset and improve their workflow.

Max talks about his process of mastering video effects, the keys to growing a successful YouTube channel, the pros/cons of service-based and product-based business models, and much more!

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