Creating a video for Fuse Network with DeFi Teller

The purpose of this proposal is to obtain partial or full funding for the creation of an educational video about Fuse Network with DeFi Teller.

Proposal summary

Although Fuse is one of the largest projects in the sector and a major innovator in the field, we were unable to find high-quality video content about the network. The existing videos either mention Fuse along with other projects or describe the UI of the network without explaining the technical aspects and repeating common marketing descriptions.

We will be happy to fill this gap. Since Fuse Network is quite complex in its design, and its core concepts are not easy to grasp for newcomers to the field, we propose to make a detailed video explainer about the technological aspects of the network, its key three ecosystem components describing in simple words how does the network’s consensus mechanism work, what makes it highly scalable, what is behind Parity’s AuRa consensus model, what is the utility of the FUSE token and much more.

Who we are:

DeFi Teller is an educational resource that does the due diligence for the user by providing information about blockchain technology and decentralized applications (reviews, video explainers, on-chain data) in the most accessible way.

​​​​​​​The project officially launched in May this year, and currently, 15 people are working on it (developers, designers, illustrators, editors, writers, and marketing specialists). During the short time of its existence, the project has managed to attract the attention of those we talk about. For example, the video we created about Polkadot was added to the Polkadot and Kusama documentation, and the video that we made to explain the Avalanche consensus was highly appreciated by the community.

We want to create a resource that would motivate users to study the technical component behind DeFi projects and shift the paradigm from “What coin to buy (and what buttons to press to do it)” to a deeper understanding of the technology behind the most popular projects and blockchain in general.

What we are good at:

Writing scripts targeted at an audience with an average level of knowledge in blockchain. We target people who have basic understanding of how blockchain works, as well as cursory understanding of the crypto market and its key players. Our viewer has probably already used dApps on the simple purchasing/trading/borrowing/staking level. Our task is to immerse this user deeper and explain in simple words what technology stands behind a particular project. In doing so, we take the presentation format very seriously and try to dig deep, figuring out what is under the hood of technologies and projects and what exactly makes them special.

Creating distinctive visuals. The DeFi Teller team only uses original illustrations and takes a thoughtful approach to the process of video storyboarding. Our team of illustrators and animators works tightly with the editorial team, and the team of the project we’re reviewing. We welcome any kind of feedback or criticism from the team we are working with.

Process

The existing DeFi Teller videos were created with our own funds and were highly praised by the teams of the projects we were talking about.

Moving further, we see our development in line with the spirit of decentralization - we would like to continue to talk about the most interesting DeFi projects and do so with nice graphics and quality scripts. We’re not looking for profits coming directly from the team, nor are we looking to create entirely commercial videos, reserving the right to choose the topics and angle of their coverage. All we need is to cover the cost of the video and support us in distributing the content (retweets, adding to the documentation, and so forth).

The video creation process is as follows:

-Writing script;

-Creating storyboard;

-Recording voice-over;

-Animating the video;

-Publishing the video on DeFi Teller resources

Timeline:

The timeline of the video depends on its budget. Without expanding the design team, and given that edits and comments from the team will be provided promptly, we can produce one video in about 3-4 weeks.

We will need:

1 week to create and edit the script (two editors involved, 4 hours a day each);

1 week for designing the storyboard (three design team members involved, 3-4 hours a day each);

1-2 weeks for the animation (two design team members involved, 5 hours a day each).

This is a preliminary estimate, the final estimate depends heavily on the script.

How will it bring value to Fuse Network:

-Illustrate the architecture of the network;

-Illustrate use cases of the project;

-Attract new audience (the video will be published on all DeFi Teller resources, giving Fuse network exposure to new audience);

-A branding tool that will show the existence of high-quality content about the project.

Input expected from the Fuse team:

The team/community reviews the script and gives notes;

The team/community reviews the storyboard and gives notes;

The team/community reviews the final draft of the video and gives notes;

Help in promoting the video (e.g. on social media or in the project documentation).

Cover the cost of video production.

Budget:

Our team will be able to give you an accurate estimate of the budget only after the script is approved, since most of the cost of the video falls on the work of the illustrators and animators. A rough estimate is that on average one minute of video costs us $1,000.

The approximate cost of the final amount in percentage ratio looks like this:

Script

Writer - 5%

Editor - 7%

Storyboard

Illustrator - 25%

Designer - 16%

Supervisor - 7%

Animation

Designer - 30%

Supervisor - 10%

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Great to see you interest in Fuse Network. I agree 100% that fuse as a whole needs more information available, about its fundamental vision , and use case.

  • Can you link to current videos you have completed.
  • Please provide some statistics about views for each video produced.
  • Please provide some socials to your team
  • Please provide a link to your projects website and socials
  • Where will you get you material for video content?
  • How would the $1000 fee be paid? (what currency? what chain? fiat?)

thanks for you interest in fuse network :star_struck:, looking forward to hearing back from you

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Hey, thank you!

Here is the link to our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4siZvLkAyiexFyPst1fC7w

Avalanche video - 7,7k views
ZK rollups vs Optimistic rollups - 7,2 k views
Polkadot - 1.9 k views
Ethereum rollusps - 6,4 k views

Our editorial team:
https://twitter.com/DinaSchev
https://twitter.com/stewskid
https://twitter.com/camille_hanard

Our links:

Website: https://defiteller.guru/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeFiTeller
Discord: DeFi Teller
Telegram: Telegram: Contact @defi_teller

Materials for video

We usually use project’s docs, white paper/lite paper, but If you have any articles or additional materials that we would not be able to find in the official documentation of the project, we would be happy to take them.

*** How would the $1000 fee be paid? (what currency? what chain? fiat?)**

Here I want to specify that this price is for 1 minute of video, so if we are to make a 5 min video the total cost would be approximately $5000.

The preferred currency would be stablecoins; chain - Ethereum

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Thanks for getting back so fast, the links you provided will help the team make an educated decision on how they might proceed.
@Robert_Miller what do you think?

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@Camille hi! Sorry for the belated response and thank you for your interest in Fuse!

Let me sync in on this opportunity with our marketing team on Monday and get back to you - could you kindly let me know the telegram/email handle we can reach back to? Thank you in advance! :zap:

@SupportivePengu thank you for the great follow up questions :pray:

Hi @misham! Thank you for reverting back. Sure thing here is my TG - @C_Hanard and e-mail - camille@defiteller.guru

Look forward to hearing from you soon :slightly_smiling_face:

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@misha Hey wanted to follow up on this :slightly_smiling_face: Did you have the chance to discuss our proposal with your marketing team?

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Hi @Camille! I’ve filed the opportunity internally, currently following up with the team regarding the decision - should be able to give you a response this week

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