YouTube Pay for Play

The prospect of pay-for-play could create a whole new class of videomaker, not a dweller of the Ivory Tower of broadcast but a middle-class erstwhile vid-volunteer who will suddenly be awash in cash. With the prospect of a hit video that pays big, this adds a whole new element to the uploading jones. Roll the open, cue the upheaval.

Video Payoff: YouTube Pay for Play Could Trigger a Revolution - Gizmodo

I have been telling programme making friends this for ages.