Think Anomalous is creating Educational Videos
9

patrons

$46
per month
I make short, educational YouTube videos on anomalous phenomena: everything from UFOs, to cryptids, to fields of psychic research. I've made 16 videos already, offering well-produced and accessible introductions to famous cases, seminal studies, and influential thinkers in all fields of Forteana. 

I try to offer better researched, less sensational content than some of the other YouTubers working on anomalous phenomena in an effort to reach wider audiences with the information. Videos are only as long as they need to be, and don’t engage in baseless speculation, or push particular theories. I aim to offer the best-quality content amongst YouTubers covering anomalous phenomena, and to help raise standards in Fortean media all around.

But quality has its costs. Every video is a tremendous effort and a heavy financial burden. I spend a good week or two at least on research (in addition to my accumulated years of reading and researching on anomalous topics), 10 or 12 hours writing a script, an hour on recording narration, 6 or 7 hours editing it, and 10 or 15 hours editing video. This comes out to weeks of reading and 28 to 35 hours of production for every video. I do this all in addition to a very consuming full-time job, so I can't devote as much time to it as I'd like, resulting in a pretty slow production schedule. 

I also commission custom illustrations for every video at a personal cost of about $300 a month. Think Anomalous is completely self-financed, so this greatly limits how many videos I can afford to produce. Patreon donations will also be used to pay my illustrator for higher-quality custom animations, and to finance all the gear and software I use for recording and editing. With $300/ month, I can pay my illustrator to increase the quality of custom images, and I could devote more time to animating them.

More Patrons also means faster production. Every supporter I have on Patreon helps me take more time away from my day job to complete videos in shorter time frames. With $3000/ month, I can start uploading videos every three weeks.

Check out my videos, and if you like what I’m doing, please consider making a small pledge of 1 or 2 dollars a month. No donation is too small.

Thank you, and I hope you enjoy my videos. 

- Jason
Tiers
$1 per month
$1 or more per month
For $1 a month, I'll send you the music from the credits of all UFO Case Review videos. You'll also get good karma, and the satisfaction of knowing that you're supporting the content you enjoy. 
$5 per month
$5 or more per month
For $5/ month, you will earn my eternal gratitude, a personal thank-you message, and a credit at the end of every video I produce for the duration of your pledge. I'll also send you all of the music from UFO Case Review and Think Anomalous videos, at your request. 
$10 per month
$10 or more per month
For $10/ month, you will earn my eternal gratitude, a personal thank-you message, and a credit at the end of every video I produce for the duration of your pledge. You'll also have the opportunity to submit questions for me to answer on the upcoming Think Anomalous podcast (stay tuned), and to have a private video chat with me, creator Jason Charbonneau. Lastly, I'll send you all of the music from UFO Case Review and Think Anomalous videos, at your request. 
Goals
$46 of $300 per month
All videos are self-produced, but I pay for custom illustrations at a cost of about $300 - 400 / month, on average. $300/ month would cover my standard illustration costs, and free up money for getting more polished and detailed images. 

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I make short, educational YouTube videos on anomalous phenomena: everything from UFOs, to cryptids, to fields of psychic research. I've made 16 videos already, offering well-produced and accessible introductions to famous cases, seminal studies, and influential thinkers in all fields of Forteana. 

I try to offer better researched, less sensational content than some of the other YouTubers working on anomalous phenomena in an effort to reach wider audiences with the information. Videos are only as long as they need to be, and don’t engage in baseless speculation, or push particular theories. I aim to offer the best-quality content amongst YouTubers covering anomalous phenomena, and to help raise standards in Fortean media all around.

But quality has its costs. Every video is a tremendous effort and a heavy financial burden. I spend a good week or two at least on research (in addition to my accumulated years of reading and researching on anomalous topics), 10 or 12 hours writing a script, an hour on recording narration, 6 or 7 hours editing it, and 10 or 15 hours editing video. This comes out to weeks of reading and 28 to 35 hours of production for every video. I do this all in addition to a very consuming full-time job, so I can't devote as much time to it as I'd like, resulting in a pretty slow production schedule. 

I also commission custom illustrations for every video at a personal cost of about $300 a month. Think Anomalous is completely self-financed, so this greatly limits how many videos I can afford to produce. Patreon donations will also be used to pay my illustrator for higher-quality custom animations, and to finance all the gear and software I use for recording and editing. With $300/ month, I can pay my illustrator to increase the quality of custom images, and I could devote more time to animating them.

More Patrons also means faster production. Every supporter I have on Patreon helps me take more time away from my day job to complete videos in shorter time frames. With $3000/ month, I can start uploading videos every three weeks.

Check out my videos, and if you like what I’m doing, please consider making a small pledge of 1 or 2 dollars a month. No donation is too small.

Thank you, and I hope you enjoy my videos. 

- Jason

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Tiers
$1 per month
$1 or more per month
For $1 a month, I'll send you the music from the credits of all UFO Case Review videos. You'll also get good karma, and the satisfaction of knowing that you're supporting the content you enjoy. 
$5 per month
$5 or more per month
For $5/ month, you will earn my eternal gratitude, a personal thank-you message, and a credit at the end of every video I produce for the duration of your pledge. I'll also send you all of the music from UFO Case Review and Think Anomalous videos, at your request. 
$10 per month
$10 or more per month
For $10/ month, you will earn my eternal gratitude, a personal thank-you message, and a credit at the end of every video I produce for the duration of your pledge. You'll also have the opportunity to submit questions for me to answer on the upcoming Think Anomalous podcast (stay tuned), and to have a private video chat with me, creator Jason Charbonneau. Lastly, I'll send you all of the music from UFO Case Review and Think Anomalous videos, at your request.