Robert CarlsonRobert started up the 5MadMovieMakers channel with his brothers in 2010. He graduated from Biola University in 2015 with a degree in film production. Now Robert makes videos on YouTube for a living. In his spare time he practices writing and plays MarioKart.
Elisabeth CarlsonElisabeth advises the channel from a distance. She is continually telling Robert to get an official 5MMM Instagram because her calligraphy account has thousands of followers, which makes her the Instagram queen of the family.
Rebecca CarlsonRebecca strategically shares the channel whenever she babysits kids. She also tracks subscribers and view counts, especially focusing on how many people have seen Hot Wheels Sandbox Track.
Mark CarlsonMark supplies the music for many of the 5MMM videos. His pop sensibilities and electronic vibes have been heard by millions. He usually helps at the beginning of a roller coaster construction project and comes back when it’s finished.
Matthew CarlsonMatthew has appeared in many 5MMM videos as the kid who puts the car down the track. His mantra of ‘let’s do something’ usually leads to a video being made. He watches crazy amounts of YouTube videos and always has something to critique before Robert hits upload.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where do you buy tracks?
How do you put the camera on the car?
How do you get your roller coasters to work?
When will you make another Lego animation / Hot Wheels track / marble run?
Is this your full time job?
Can I hire you?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or use the Contact page to get in touch. Please be specific with what you want from me and I’ll respond with a quote if I’m available. I am not currently allowing product placement on my own channel but I occasionally construct tracks, produce videos and offer advice for third-party clients.
Why do you make these videos?
I love taking constructive play to the next level. Being creative is one of the best ways to enjoy God’s creation. Although I rarely mention my faith as a Christian in the videos, it motivates my filmmaking and how I explore the world. Check out more about my story and process in this documentary.
What video equipment do you use?
Are you an engineer?
How long does it take you to make a video?
Where do you get your music?
I get a lot of music from the YouTube Audio Library, Incompetech and Soundcloud. My brother Mark has also made a lot of the tracks for my videos. If you are looking for the outtro music that plays at the end of every video, it is “Overlook” by EMCEE. Also check out the official 5MadMovieMakers playlist on SoundCloud.