Zane Bhansali is creating esports interviews
7

patrons

$74
per interview batch
Hey there! I'm Zane Bhansali, an esports interviewer and writer with a focus on Super Smash Bros. Melee and League of Legends. I've worked in esports for three years now, first by helping get HTC Esports off the ground and heading up their video content, and now independently. While at HTC, I realized that there were simply no video interviewers on the scene at Smash and FGC events - so I set out to fill that gap.

In addition to simple interviews with top players at events, I also seek out intriguing stories, like speaking to Chu Dat after his heartbreaking rematch to loss at Leffen at Shine. I pride myself on my work ethic and dedication to self-sufficiency, qualities that have also led me to work on content for The Big House and Genesis. I also contribute written articles to HTC Esports, typically longform content on players and their motivations such as these pieces on Hungrybox and Bjergsen, create a Smash-focused zine called MAJOR with my friend Marco, and host a weekly Melee podcast, analog, with friend and top Melee player Rishi. (I also do a whole host of other stuff on the side, including writing the scripts for False Swipe Gaming, aka "How GOOD was X Actually?").

By donating, you'll gain access to behind the scenes content and an opportunity to shape what I produce. I truly love traveling to events and doing interviews, and plan to continue no matter what - but I want to ensure that my content is sustainable and reflects what the community wants.

Thanks for the support.
-Zane
Tiers
Baby Bluebird
$1 or more per interview batch 2 patrons
Thank you so much for your support! Access to the Discord channel is included here, where I'll talk about my plans for events and interviews as I put them together.
Includes Discord rewards
Big Ol' Falcon
$5 or more per interview batch 0 patrons
Access to behind-the-scenes content from each event, plus Discord channel membership.
Includes Discord rewards
Fantastic Pheasant
$10 or more per interview batch 2 patrons
In addition to the Discord and behind the scenes content, once each month you'll be entered in a random drawing to be interviewed - just like I normally would - and put on the channel!
Includes Discord rewards
Majestic Caracara
$20 or more per interview batch 3 patrons
Join the prep team and become part of the process! Before each event, I'll Discord you in for a discussion about who I should interview, what you want to see me tackle, and any other suggestions you might have.
Includes Discord rewards
Goals
$74 of $400 per interview batch
If I reach this amount, I'll be able to support traveling to events purely based on this Patreon.
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Hey there! I'm Zane Bhansali, an esports interviewer and writer with a focus on Super Smash Bros. Melee and League of Legends. I've worked in esports for three years now, first by helping get HTC Esports off the ground and heading up their video content, and now independently. While at HTC, I realized that there were simply no video interviewers on the scene at Smash and FGC events - so I set out to fill that gap.

In addition to simple interviews with top players at events, I also seek out intriguing stories, like speaking to Chu Dat after his heartbreaking rematch to loss at Leffen at Shine. I pride myself on my work ethic and dedication to self-sufficiency, qualities that have also led me to work on content for The Big House and Genesis. I also contribute written articles to HTC Esports, typically longform content on players and their motivations such as these pieces on Hungrybox and Bjergsen, create a Smash-focused zine called MAJOR with my friend Marco, and host a weekly Melee podcast, analog, with friend and top Melee player Rishi. (I also do a whole host of other stuff on the side, including writing the scripts for False Swipe Gaming, aka "How GOOD was X Actually?").

By donating, you'll gain access to behind the scenes content and an opportunity to shape what I produce. I truly love traveling to events and doing interviews, and plan to continue no matter what - but I want to ensure that my content is sustainable and reflects what the community wants.

Thanks for the support.
-Zane

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Tiers
Baby Bluebird
$1 or more per interview batch 2 patrons
Thank you so much for your support! Access to the Discord channel is included here, where I'll talk about my plans for events and interviews as I put them together.
Includes Discord rewards
Big Ol' Falcon
$5 or more per interview batch 0 patrons
Access to behind-the-scenes content from each event, plus Discord channel membership.
Includes Discord rewards
Fantastic Pheasant
$10 or more per interview batch 2 patrons
In addition to the Discord and behind the scenes content, once each month you'll be entered in a random drawing to be interviewed - just like I normally would - and put on the channel!
Includes Discord rewards
Majestic Caracara
$20 or more per interview batch 3 patrons
Join the prep team and become part of the process! Before each event, I'll Discord you in for a discussion about who I should interview, what you want to see me tackle, and any other suggestions you might have.
Includes Discord rewards