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Built with love

As creators we're constantly striving to make movies that push us creatively but also have honesty & integrity at their heart.
We want to create a legacy for our son and something that resonates with the few people who watch us.
We've been given a small spotlight, which we use to highlight what we feel are some of the most important moments in life.

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Our Story

This isn't a business, a way TO BUY STUFF WE DON'T NEED. this is about seeing how far we can
RAISE OUR PERSONAL BAR, TO GIVE OUR Son something money can't buy.

The Production

When we walk out of our house as a family we never leave with less than 8 cameras, multiple lenses and a drone. These are what we use to capture our adventures, but that's only the tip of the iceberg. Once we've got the shots, that's when the real work begins.

The Music

We'll often spend hours each week trying to find the perfect music to complement our shots. By using signed musicians we forfeit any ad revenue on the videos, so to make our YouTube activities sustainable we have to diversify.

Editing

Each vlog style video we produce can take anywhere up to 48 hours to edit and upload, meaning very long hours, late nights and lots and lots of coffee.

How we support this

As we make little to no ad revenue on our videos, we have to fund our creative output via other means. Between us we have set up several businesses, including a boutique makeup bag company, MaggsLondon.com, a print business MaggsLondonPrints.com and a social wishlist tech startup site called Wantfeed.com. We're also lucky enough to be working with some amazing sponsors, who help to make all this possible.

We also have the very best community on YouTube, who give us all the encouragement we need to keep going and to venture ever further out of our comfort zone.

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The Team

The four people who make all this work

Hannah Michalak
Hannah Michalak

Hannah Michalak

Mum

Hannah started off as a blogger, and then trained as a makeup artist before she first picked up the camera.

Stefan Michalak
Stefan Michalak

Stefan Michalak

Dad

Stefan was previously a video journalist for Bauer Media, before leaving to focus on his tech startup business, Wantfeed.com, and his family’s YouTube videos.

Grayson Michalak
Grayson Michalak

Grayson Michalak

Gremlin

Grayson is two and, like most two-year-olds, makes a mess, gets very emotional, loves cars, hates going to bed and is yet to figure out how to relax a bit.

Lauren Sherry
Lauren Sherry

Lauren Sherry

Manager

Lauren is our manager, we love her.
She’s the one that keeps everything on track and makes sure we can keep doing what we love.

Hannah Michalak

Hannah Michalak

Mum

Hannah started off as a blogger, and then trained as a makeup artist before she first picked up the camera.

Stefan Michalak

Stefan Michalak

Dad

Stefan was previously a video journalist for Bauer Media, before leaving to focus on his tech startup business, Wantfeed.com, and his family’s YouTube videos.

Grayson Michalak

Grayson Michalak

Gremlin

Grayson is two and, like most two-year-olds, makes a mess, gets very emotional, loves cars, hates going to bed and is yet to figure out how to relax a bit.

Lauren Sherry

Lauren Sherry

Manager

Lauren is our manager, we love her.
She’s the one that keeps everything on track and makes sure we can keep doing what we love.

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Our Sponsors

None of this would be possible without the help of our awesome sponsors. Here are some of the guys who have been kind enough to work with us over the past couple of years.

Virgin Holidays
Johnson & Johnson
HP
Sainsbury’s
Aptamil
ASDA / George
British Gas
Rimmel
Crystal Ski
Etsy
Thomson
Asus
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What the Michalaks actually do

Here are a few of the things we do other than creating videos.

Public Speaking

Stefan has spoken at a number of events  discussing everything from social media, entrepreneurship to educating brands on how to work with social talent. He has also spoken on Radio 4 about the impact of social media on a younger generation.

Travel

The Michalaks are currently heavily focused on travel and seeking experiences that they can document for their videos. They have recently worked with Virgin Holidays, Thomson and Crystal Ski.

HannahMaggs.co.uk

Hannah has been blogging for six years, writing about everything from fashion and beauty to parenting and lifestyle. Her blog posts are light hearted and playful.  

MaggsLondon.co.uk

In 2014 Hannah created a boutique makeup bag company called MaggsLondon.co.uk using limited edition Liberty of London fabrics. All the bags are made near Hannah’s hometown in  Dorset, England 

MaggsLondonPrints.co.uk

The Michalaks often use quotes at the beginning of their vlogs, so decided so decided to turn a few of them into prints

Wantfeed.com

Aside from creating YouTube content, Stefan has been busy building a  social wishlist website that pays its users to want things from the web. Wantfeed.com is totally self-funded to date and is currently embarking on a seed funding investment round.

 

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Youtube Top Creators

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We're very proud to be YouTube Top Creators, a small hand-selected group of creators who work closely with YouTube.

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