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Stan Winston School is September’s On The Rise partner!

By Christine Wang and Devon Storbeck

YouTube Partner Support

Congratulations to the entire team at Stan Winston School, our featured “On The Rise” partner for the month. Their videos are in the spotlight on the On The Rise homepage and the YouTube Spotlight channel today.

Founded more than four years ago, the Stan Winston School of Character Arts in many ways carries on Stan’s own legacy as a contributor to some iconic films including "Jurassic Park," "Iron Man" and "Avatar." The school’s various courses, webinars and workshops are led by some of Hollywood’s best artists and technicians. Whether you’re interested in seeing behind-the-scenes effects from "Terminator 2" or you’ve always wondered about the evolution of "Jurassic Park"’s raptor suits, this channel has content that’s bound to entertain and educate. And Halloween is just around the corner--if you need costume ideas, you might want to check out this Iron Man suit built by a 16-year-old!

Here are a few words from Matt and Erich:

Thank you from all of us at Stan Winston School! We're honored to have been selected as a YouTube "On the Rise" Channel and it wouldn't have been possible without the support of our awesome community of Creature FX fans. We hope this spotlight brings even more awareness to the magic behind the movies, and inspires a new generation of artists to create their own fantasy characters. Long live monster making! If you’ve enjoyed this monthly blog series and are interested in learning more or participating, we encourage you to visit our On The Rise homepage. You can check out all of our past featured partners on the Featured Partners tab, or nominate a YouTube partner to be considered for the program on the Nominate tab. Feel free to submit nominations for your own channel, or for channels you follow that you think deserve more attention or could be the next YouTube sensation. We’ll continue to feature promising partners who drive YouTube watch time, have fewer than 100,000 subscribers, and produce engaging content on a regular basis.