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How Airbnb expands their production globally with Glimmer

Airbnb's San Francisco HQ-based media production teams have partnered with the Glimmer network to find, hire, and pay crews from APAC, EMEA, to LATAM.

They also are able to quickly hire in real time highly qualified talent to amplify their in-house team in the United States on a project basis. The Glimmer team is able to help select key talent for their larger-scale productions and also utilize Glimmer suite of publishing tools & templates when publishing postings. With Glimmer operating in over 200 countries, we are the perfect global partner for qualified professional talent.

Glimmer is the future of sourcing top creative talent all over the world.

Adam Hobbs, Head of Film, Airbnb


  • How to hire freelance video producers in remote locations around the world
  • How to augment in-house teams on a project basis in their San Francisco headquarters
  • How to pay creators in remote locations
  • How to iterate faster on new content channels, verticals, and themes
  • How to scale while maintaining stylistic consistency


  • Colorist
  • Commercial DP
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Event Photographer
  • Fixer
  • Line Producer / On-Location
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Production Assistant
  • Production Company
  • Production Coordinator / Crewing
  • Sound Mixer
  • Translator
  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Selected Work