How to Make a Kurzgesagt Video in 1200 Hours

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Kommentteja • 80

  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell  Uukausi sitten +8954

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    • Junaedi
      Junaedi Päivä sitten

      Kenapa video sebagus segini gak ada iklannya?

    • Overweight
      Overweight 7 päivää sitten

      There is a mistake in russian subs - you dont need to translate "ProTools" into russian "professional tools" cuz its well known software, like you do not translate "Microsoft" or "facebook" and etc

    • Bibi Estrada
      Bibi Estrada 8 päivää sitten

      Gosh I love ur illustration

    • Legendary Som
      Legendary Som 8 päivää sitten

      Stay safe from Corona

    • ArdePiertje
      ArdePiertje 11 päivää sitten

      Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell

  • Rileys Random Adventures

    1200 hours calculates to about 50 days, 7 weeks and 1 day

  • SevenDeMagnus
    SevenDeMagnus 5 tuntia sitten

    This channel is very cool.

  • Adriana B.
    Adriana B. 6 tuntia sitten

    You guys are incredible.

  • Kooks [Pandabucks]
    Kooks [Pandabucks] 7 tuntia sitten

    2:33 Look its the Kurzgesagt Narrator face reveal

  • Skullboy fire54
    Skullboy fire54 7 tuntia sitten

    0:37 it’s a plumbis

  • Karma81
    Karma81 8 tuntia sitten

    I think it is a waste of time.

  • Anthony Pergola
    Anthony Pergola 10 tuntia sitten

    the world would literally not be the same without these videos, theyve helped spark so much interest in me for years. birds, keep doing your thing :)

  • Arthur Nedich
    Arthur Nedich 15 tuntia sitten

    Please make a chanel in brazil i love the chanel!.

  • Louis
    Louis 21 tunti sitten

    ich hätte das video gerna auf dem deutschen kanal

  • Malachy Quested
    Malachy Quested 21 tunti sitten


  • Joseph Nimal
    Joseph Nimal 21 tunti sitten

    I watched this video only to learn how to pronounce Kurzgesagt

  • Tanguy iBooface
    Tanguy iBooface 21 tunti sitten

    I LOVE U :'( !!!!

  • MEHAR IT Division
    MEHAR IT Division 22 tuntia sitten

    Visit and subscribe to my channel, making great and informative videos for friends.

  • palli wa
    palli wa Päivä sitten

    Dear kurzgesagt.
    Thanks for all your vidio.
    That's so help me..

  • Deemuel Dean Calumpang
    Deemuel Dean Calumpang Päivä sitten

    You deserve the recognition

  • John Ekstrom
    John Ekstrom Päivä sitten

    I swear I would trust Kurzgesagt if the team was running the world... I couldn't trust them more with the effort they create.

  • sapitron
    sapitron Päivä sitten

    This was so beautiful I felt urged to press the dislke button. Nothing so good must last.

  • Duc Thien Nguyen
    Duc Thien Nguyen Päivä sitten

    love you guy so much

  • Luis Chacón
    Luis Chacón Päivä sitten

    I'm mexican, and watching the "¿Que onda, Güey?" in 4:56 feels so cool

  • Andrew Lu
    Andrew Lu Päivä sitten

    I never realized how hard it was to make an animated video!

  • Amritpal Amritpal
    Amritpal Amritpal Päivä sitten

    Who is the narrator?

  • Darkon
    Darkon Päivä sitten

    "Guten Tag,Almans!" Haha ich kann nicht mehr😂😂😂Ehrentypen 4:53

  • DERTuerke TV
    DERTuerke TV Päivä sitten +2

    4:53 Guten Tag, Almans ;)

  • Dante Cardines
    Dante Cardines Päivä sitten

    I love you guys

  • Viviane Mendes
    Viviane Mendes Päivä sitten

    Best Channel eveeeer ❤️❤️❤️

  • joaquin garcia
    joaquin garcia Päivä sitten

    4:56 "Que onda , wey" is a Mexican slang. And you are referring to Spain

  • 2 päivää sitten

    The illustrators are really doing a beautiful minimalist art and the animation makes it wonderful to see. Soothing voice and mild music, keeps me addictive.

  • Matias Ordoñez
    Matias Ordoñez 2 päivää sitten

    they literally just kurzgesagt'd kurzgesagt

  • Abhishek Nayak
    Abhishek Nayak 2 päivää sitten

    all these birds are so cute.

  • Abhishek Nayak
    Abhishek Nayak 2 päivää sitten

    who you make an animation? please tell about this topic.

  • HDL 2
    HDL 2 2 päivää sitten


  • Spandan Subhasish
    Spandan Subhasish 2 päivää sitten


  • Daniel Aragon
    Daniel Aragon 2 päivää sitten

    thank you guys 🥺

  • martin jose
    martin jose 2 päivää sitten +1


  • Денис Солодов
    Денис Солодов 2 päivää sitten

    ребята, спасибо вам большое за ваши видео!

  • Vy Vu
    Vy Vu 2 päivää sitten

    Just feel like liking and subscribing are not enough


    I just extremely love your work!

  • anonyz142
    anonyz142 2 päivää sitten

    The ending part:
    I'm not crying you are 😭

  • fellou lalanso
    fellou lalanso 2 päivää sitten

    iyi hoşta videolar 5-6yaşa uygun gibi, biraz gerçek video, fotoğraf, resimde ekleyin, biraz daha fazla zamanınızı harcayın.. videolarınız çizim çok dandik bu ağır konuları anlatamazsınız çizgifilm ile.. gerçek 3d ara videolar sahneler koyun... TURKISH

  • Ricardo Gonzalez
    Ricardo Gonzalez 2 päivää sitten

    I love all the references in these videos

  • Mebo
    Mebo 2 päivää sitten


  • Mario Capezzoli
    Mario Capezzoli 2 päivää sitten

    wow 1200 h for 7 minutes of video

  • Terra Mapping
    Terra Mapping 2 päivää sitten

    The whole creation of just one kurzgesagt video be like
    A kurzgesagt video in the making of another video

  • king wang
    king wang 3 päivää sitten

    Hello, I'm an audience from China. I think your video clips are particularly good-looking. Can I move these videos to another software and put your name on it? I want Chinese audience to see your video too. Thank you very much

  • Multi troyy
    Multi troyy 3 päivää sitten

    We dont want to rip you off

  • Will Niklaus
    Will Niklaus 3 päivää sitten

    What language or country does that name come from?

    • Raempftl
      Raempftl Päivä sitten

      Will Niklaus Have you tried googling it? Or looking it up on Wikipedia?

    • Zapdos46
      Zapdos46 2 päivää sitten

      What name ?

  • Gourav news
    Gourav news 3 päivää sitten

    You must make a app for science fun facts like this

  • Gourav news
    Gourav news 3 päivää sitten

    I want to your team please.
    Thanks for yor effort
    Why there are no FIchannel ads

  • dutcheslolz
    dutcheslolz 3 päivää sitten


  • Hao Ye Ng
    Hao Ye Ng 3 päivää sitten

    It feels like a video factory even doe is not lol

  • Sonny Arellano
    Sonny Arellano 3 päivää sitten

    “Qué onda Güey?” 😂

  • Just a Bitch
    Just a Bitch 3 päivää sitten

    Im never giving them shit again for posting late🤣

    WINSTON ZHOU 3 päivää sitten

    How do you get a illustration libary

  • JoshuaPatrick Kelly
    JoshuaPatrick Kelly 3 päivää sitten

    What animation software do u use?

  • sarupi
    sarupi 3 päivää sitten

    OMG so much work! I will start giving thumbs up to every video.

  • Ivan Real Estate
    Ivan Real Estate 3 päivää sitten

    Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes.

  • caribbean nomad
    caribbean nomad 3 päivää sitten

    yaaayyyy looks fun

  • Lenni Lenni
    Lenni Lenni 3 päivää sitten

    Why does this video have 1,5 mil dislikes ?
    Leave a like !

  • Agnes Pertiwi
    Agnes Pertiwi 3 päivää sitten


  • Strix Nation
    Strix Nation 3 päivää sitten

    I think this video was more of a tutorial for "how to pronounce kurzgesagt" than anything else

  • Strix Nation
    Strix Nation 3 päivää sitten

    I just saw this video after 1200 hours of kurzgesagt spending 1200 hour to make a video to explain how to make a kurzgesagt in 1200 hours......
    kinda blows my mind

  • Christikrunsch98
    Christikrunsch98 3 päivää sitten


  • Özgür Toy
    Özgür Toy 3 päivää sitten


  • Andrew The Great
    Andrew The Great 3 päivää sitten

    I love the birds

  • Xixanja QX
    Xixanja QX 3 päivää sitten

    Black Duck it's a very first Kurzgesagt characters. And he made the Bird Army.

  • Kayzweller
    Kayzweller 3 päivää sitten

    Thank You Kurzgesagt 🥺🙏✨

  • Mathe mit Nullplan
    Mathe mit Nullplan 3 päivää sitten

    so why don't you export it into 4k - it's animation anyway...

  • AnInterestingUsername
    AnInterestingUsername 4 päivää sitten +2

    The narrator is literally narrating how he narrates by reading the narration script.

  • Eddie Venegas
    Eddie Venegas 4 päivää sitten

    I wont mind if you monetise your videos ☺

  • Daniel Morrison
    Daniel Morrison 4 päivää sitten

    Thanks for the engaged educational videos

  • Amos Raj Amos
    Amos Raj Amos 4 päivää sitten

    🎵🎶~Oooooooh, Sailooor Moooooooooon,~🎶🎵

  • s **akira **
    s **akira ** 4 päivää sitten

    わあああああああお セーラームーンじゃああああん

  • The lord of Bacon
    The lord of Bacon 4 päivää sitten

    This is a nice channel and I love the birds thanks for making school fun

  • Jeremiah Sanadion
    Jeremiah Sanadion 4 päivää sitten

    I swear I have shared hundreds of Kurzgesagt videos. Probably the best educational learning I’ve ever encountered.

  • Chinedu Opara
    Chinedu Opara 4 päivää sitten

    You guys are amazing. Thank you for everything.

  • Hamza Khattak
    Hamza Khattak 4 päivää sitten

    If you were a human, I would marry you

  • Bubzclub Presents
    Bubzclub Presents 4 päivää sitten

    Amazing. Just Amazing.

  • Triple 8 Gaming
    Triple 8 Gaming 4 päivää sitten

    How long does it take to make ONE frame?

  • gaming bread
    gaming bread 4 päivää sitten

    the illustrators really had to animate themselves animating