the thing is just like my title says, I am already uploading videos to the server, store their path in the db, and save them to the storage using the
Have a look at Laravel's queue features: https://laravel.com/docs/5.3/queues
You can create a job class that takes the path/filename of the video it is supposed to processed. Then in the job's
handle method you do the conversion. The Laravel documentation explains how to create a Job class and use it.