Jump Start

Connecting creators with cameras

Apply to Jump Start

Thank you for your interest in this program. Jump Start applicants are being redirected to the VR Creator Lab, a four month learning and production intensive for creators providing advanced education, mentoring, and funding toward the production of their projects.

For upcoming VR Creator Lab application dates and requirements, please visit the YouTube Space website.

If you are interested in purchasing a Jump camera, please visit the YI Technology website for more information.


About Jump Start

The Jump Start program connects filmmakers with the resources they need to create virtual reality films. Creators get access to a Jump virtual reality camera and unlimited stitching with the Jump Assembler.

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Jenn Duong

Jenn Duong of 1215creative directed a VR music video with the musician Banks to bring her fans into an intimate deep dive of her music, aesthetic, and poetry. Jump enabled Jenn to bring the project to life in 3D-360 video. Plus the combination of camera and automated stitching led to explorations that helped Jenn push the creative in new directions.

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Anthony Bonello

Anthony Bonello wanted to take viewers into the experience of staying in a remote cabin in the wilds of the backcountry. Access to Jump and unlimited stitching gave him the freedom of being able to focus on the creation and imagining of scenes that really take viewers into the experience rather than worrying about the post-production process.

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About Jump

Jump is Google's professional VR video solution. Jump makes 3D-360 video production at scale possible with best-in-class automated stitching.

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