MatPat

Matthew Patrick, aka MatPat, is YouTube's most famous overthinker. With over 40 million subscribers, 8 billion total views, and 120 million monthly views, his network of Theory channels are a modern-day Mythbusters, educating viewers while unearthing the secrets behind gaming, food, film, and fashion. His creative work also spans larger-scale productions like Go90's reality competition The Runner, the YouTube Premium series Game Lab, and a yearly live charity event which has, in three years, raised over $6 million dollars for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He's a 16-time Streamy nominee and 7-time winner in categories as diverse as Writing and Editing to VR and 360-storytelling. He's also a respected digital strategist who, over the last decade, has shaped the online conversation around influencer culture, the evolution of online video, and data-driven optimization. 

Industry Track

The End of the Beginning: Theorist’s Next Era

Location: Ballroom AB

Thursday, June 27

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Featuring: MatPat, Stephanie Patrick, Colin and Samir

Matt and Stephanie Patrick kick off VidCon’s Industry Track with a can’t-miss candid conversation about their journey as entrepreneurs and leaders of a multi-faceted media company on the precipice of a generational shift. How have they built Theorist into a brand with lasting impact? What’s on the horizon for their media empire, and what are the implications of this new era on the overall creator landscape?

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Community Track

Live Podcast: I Spent a Day With…

Location: ROOM 213

Thursday, June 27

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Featuring: Anthony Padilla, MatPat

Anthony Padilla took his popular YouTube series “I Spent a Day With...” into the podcast world. Now, he’s bringing it to you at VidCon! Join him as he sits down with guests to discover the truth about often misunderstood and misrepresented groups of people and the human condition.

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Community Track

GTLive, Live from VidCon!

Location: Trending Stage

Thursday, June 27

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Featuring: MatPat, Stephanie Patrick, Tom Robinson and more

This is your chance to catch the whole cast of Team Theorist live on the VidCon stage! This IRL variety show has everything — from live theorizing to puzzle solving and minute-to-win-it challenges for MatPat and new Theorist channel hosts Amy, Santi, Lee, and Tom. Don’t miss out — they’ll need YOU to help them complete all the insane activities and win bragging rights for the rest of the year!

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Community Track

Living Legacies

Location: Discover Stage

Friday, June 28

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Tag: ASL & CART Services Available

Featuring: Joey Zehr, Mr. Kate, John Green and more

These veterans of the digital space have built thriving careers that have withstood the test of time. What’s their secret to longevity? Hear these OG creators reminisce on how they’ve adapted to the many shifts in the digital media landscape throughout the years while maintaining strong viewership and staying true to their brand.

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Community Track

Chew on This: The Mukbang Movement on YouTube

Location: Spotlight Stage

Friday, June 28

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Featuring: MatPat, hyuneeEats

Come dine with MatPat and a lively group of food lovers as they dive into the delicious world of mukbang for a live recording of the official YouTube Trends Podcast: Like and Describe! Together, these creators explore why this global phenomenon continues to captivate audiences and how it has evolved on YouTube.

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