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COMMUNITY TRACK PROGRAMMING
Charli and Dixie D'Amelio Q&A
Join the VidConNow on Discord: https://bit.ly/VidConNowDiscord Join Charli D'Amelio and Dixie D'Amelio as they answer all of your questions at VidCon Now!
Using Digital Platforms To Inspire Change
In today’s world we are able to connect in more ways than ever before. From Creators to the Government, the use of digital media has become a vital tool that allows us to educate and have a conversation with our communities on a more personal level. In this fireside chat, moderated by creator Ambers Closet, we explore how Senator Cory Booker has used digital media to educate, drive awareness, and help implement new policy on everything from police reform to COVID-19; and what he learned about the power of these platforms on the campaign trail.
The Mac, the Myth, the Legend. You know him from his comedy, his hit podcast, and living his best life. Do you have any burning questions for the award winning comedian? Well now is your chance! Our Q&A's are 45 minutes of laughs, answers, and fabulousness.
Meet the New Breakout Beauty Stars
This session is presented by STARBURST®. Ashley Strong (STRASHME), AdamRayOkay and Abby Roberts sit down to discuss how they have emerged as some of the hottest new beauty creators; as well as their tips, tricks, and what the future holds for one of the most popular genres in online video. From trends to tutorials, these creators will take a deep dive into what has inspired their beauty videos and what they keep their content so fresh.
An Hour of Art and Conversation with Marko
Marko is one of the most creative and fastest growing YouTubers around, whether he's painting an iPhone or a fresh pair of Nike AirForce 1s there is no doubting that he is a super talent. Join him as he transforms a pair of high-top PF Flyers into a work of art as well as answer questions from you the fans.
Online Video Trailblazers
This session is presented by Invisalign. These online video pioneers discuss how they have managed to stay creative and resonate with millions of people for over 10 years. Join Kandee Johnson, iJustine, and Lindsey Stirling as they discuss how the medium has changed over the years and what they see the future holds for aspiring creators.
Michael Le (justmaiko) Q&A
Join Michael Le aka justmaiko for your chance to ask him how he comes up with his viral dance trends, what it's like to have hit 20 million followers, and everything in between. Michael will be joined by Tiger Beat Magazine's very own Ali Booth who will be fielding your questions. This will be a Q&A not to miss!
FCH- Come Chill with The Krew
Join ItsFunneh, Draco, Golden, Lunar, and Rainbow aka The KREW for an hour of laughs, and live gaming.
The Great Inventors of Online Video Q&A
The session is presented by 5 Gum. From the Glitter Bomb, the Wake Up Machine, to the Laser Cut Vin Diesel Ham Sandwich, Simone Giertz, William Osman, and Mark Rober have all created some of the most viral and entertaining inventions around. Join them as they answer fan questions on how they get ideas, how they build their inventions and everything in between.
Chalk Warfare 4: Creating YouTube Content with Cutting-Edge Technology
This session is presented by Blackmagic Design. The “Chalk Warfare” series by SoKrispyMedia on YouTube has gained over 125 million views across three videos. 10 years since the first installment, the SoKrispyMedia team has just released their highly anticipated 4th installment. Learn more about the process of creating the film, the technology that powered it, and bringing Hollywood grade VFX to YouTube. We’ll walk you through the software and processes used to plan our most complicated sequences, the gear we used on-set, and the tools used to bring the 3d chalk weapons to life.
A Fireside Chat with the 'Good Guy of Gaming' Nick Eh 30
This session is presented by Invisalign®. As the times, games, and platforms change; Nick Eh 30 remains the "Good Guy of Gaming." The changes haven't come easily however, and a new platform requires a new approach to cultivating a family friendly community. In this Fireside Chat, the Attendees will earn an insider look at the good, the bad, and the ugly of fostering a positive streaming community.
This Blesiv Q&A Video Is Presented By Sonic Presence™ You know him from his dances, his wild vlogs, and his pranks. Now you have a chance to chill out with Blesiv and take a peek behind the camera. If you have any burning questions for Blesiv, now is your chance to ask!
The Evolution of Content
This session is presented by Snickers. How do creators consistently keep their content fresh and relevant in a constantly evolving digital landscape? Join Kurt Hugo Schneider, The Merrell Twins, and DangMattSmith as they discuss how they keep up with the trends, invent new ones and stay on top of their game.
Mobile Editing 101: A Guide to Creating Standout Videos with Adobe Premiere Rush
Creating standout content, quickly, is necessary to keep up with content demand. Editing on mobile can help you stay ahead of your posting schedule by allowing you to work wherever you want, whenever you want. Join Amber Torrealba, social media influencer and Adobe Brand Ambassador, to learn how to go from shoot to publish all on mobile using Adobe Premiere Rush, the first all-in-one, cross-device video editing app.
The First Sequel with The Odd 1s Out
This Video Is Presented By Invisalign Join Odd 1s Out as he talks about his new book and sequel to his New York Times bestseller, How to Be Cool and Other Things I Definitely Learned from Growing Up. With all new and never-before-seen content featuring opinions, stories, and signature characters, YouTube phenomenon James Rallison is here to talk about everything "odd"!
Adam Waheed Q&A
This Adam Waheed Q&A Video Is Presented By Sonic Presence™ Sonic Presence™ Spatial Microphones significantly improve the ability of content creators to easily make superior sound recordings, especially when paired with high resolution video.
Trending On TikTok
This Video Is Presented By Invisalign TikTok has taken over your screens and introduced amazing new creators to the world. From the Trending Page to the VidCon Stage, meet the breakout stars of TikTok! Join Rebecca Zamolo, Muslimthicc, and Nathan Davis Jr as they discuss the app, their process, and some fun new projects that they have in the pipeline.
James Charles Unfiltered: Answers to 17 Fan Questions!
This James Charles Q&A Video Is Presented By Sonic Presence™ Hear James Charles answer these amazing fan questions!
A Conversation with Emma and Michael Chamberlain
Emma Chamberlain is an internet phenomenon, YouTube star, podcast host, and CEO. From her podcast, Anything Goes, to her fashion capsules, her new book The Ideal Planner and Chamberlain Coffee, nothing is off limits for “the most interesting girl on the internet”. With everything she has accomplished, there are few as proud as her father, Michael. Join Emma and her Dad, for an intimate conversation that takes us through her journey to the top and being named one of Time Magazine’s Most Influential People on the Internet
Elle Mills, Miles McKenna, and MacDoesIt - The Power of Digital Media: Elevating Queer Voices
The digital revolution has given queer voices, artists and stories, a platform for audiences around the world to help drive change across the globe. Hear from queer talent and influencers, along with Ad Council’s head of talent partnerships, Lina Renzina, about the power of queer voices in the digital world and how they’re changing the landscape for queer voices in media, entertainment and culture.
Did you catch our VidCon Now Proud Together livestream? Not only did we celebrate Pride with music, education, and competition, but viewers collectively raised money for the LGBTQ Freedom Fund, which posts bail to secure the safety and liberty of individuals in U.S. jails and immigration facilities. Thank you for joining us in celebrating Pride and standing in solidarity with Black Lives Matter!
CREATOR TRACK PROGRAMMING
VCNow WORKSHOP: The Best Way To Work With Brands On TikTok And Brands That Are Killing It!
This session is presented by Taki. In the third part of our TikTok Workshop we will explore the best ways to work with brands on the platform and hear from top creators and their personal experiences working on successful brand campaigns in beauty, sporting, retail, CPG, tech and more. The panel will explore the diverse approaches top creators take in collaborating with brands and how they turned creative ideas into successful viral campaigns on the platform.
A Beginner’s Guide to Speeding Up Your Workflow Using Adobe
Keeping all your channels up to date with engaging video content can be time consuming. Join Valentina Vee as she helps you uplevel your videos in Premiere Pro with tips and tricks to speed up your workflow and get to great faster.
VCNow WORKSHOP: The Power of Analytics: Learn to Embrace Them
This session is presented by Discord. We live in a world of numbers, where understanding analytics is power. We fear what we don't understand. In this session we cut through the confusion and learn how to read various charts and graphs to figure out what they really mean, and even more so, what actions you can take from them to become a better creator and use analytics to grow your channel.
Make Your Content Stand Out with Adobe Premiere Pro
Take your content from meh to AMAZING with advanced tips for color correction and audio in Premiere Pro. Do you have media shot on different cameras that just don’t match - you can fix that! Do you spend hours adjusting music so voices in your video can be heard - that can be done super quickly. Join Valentina Vee to learn how Premiere Pro can help you nail beautiful color and pitch perfect audio fast and easy.
VCNow WORKSHOP: How to Achieve More Views with Better Thumbnails
This session is presented by Discord. Join the VidCon Now Discord: https://bit.ly/VidConNowDiscord In this session you will learn the tricks the biggest creators use to get views and subscribers by making easy, engaging clickable, thumbnails. Rob Wilson will give you steps to take today to see immediate results.
Sponsored Session: How to Build a Unique Conversation Experience for Your Fans on Discord
Link to survey and Discord 101 for creators: https://forms.gle/V7ZnvpesttG9ao8r7 Learn how Discord creates a complementary and unique fan experience to your existing content platforms. Deliver additional engagement capabilities to your audience where your fans have the power to build a community with you. Finally, create opportunities for enhanced subscription monetization through specialty channels and roles.
VCNow WORKSHOP: Hacking the Algorithm
This session is presented by Discord. Join the VidCon Now Discord: https://bit.ly/VidConNowDiscord Part 1: Every platform uses an algorithm designed to expand watch-time and revenue. Join Roberto Blake as he offers a look into the latest research on using these pesky algorithms to your advantage and drive exposure, views, and engagement.
Earn Money and Grow Your Community Through Interactive Personalized Videos From the Safety of Home
The session is presented by Taki: https://go.taki.app/ Taki is a new video tipping platform where small to midsize creators earn monthly income making short interactive video messages for fans. Creators keep 95.5% of each booking.
VCNow WORKSHOP: How They Did It? 0 to millions of followers on TikTok
This session will with take you inside the world of Boman Martinez-Reid and give you a deeper understanding of the different content strategies creators use to build their presence on TikTok as well as a look at the diversity of content on TikTok which should inspire attendees to be creative.
VCNow WORKSHOP: Rely On Your Fans For Funding, Not The Algorithm
This session is presented by Taki. Patreon provides creators a platform where they can generate consistent monthly revenue directly from their fans. Patreon also allows for unique opportunities for fans to engage with their favorite creators and directly support their work. With the current state of the world, Patreon has seen a significant increase in both creators and supporters joining the platform. Join Alexis Gay as she talks about the importance of fan generated income and why the pandemic caused the surge.
VCNow WORKSHOP: Leveling Up on TikTok by Diversifying Your Content Strategy
In this session, we will showcase the diverse creators of our platform and the content they produce. Through their journey's on the platform we will dive into the wide variety of creativity on the platform from our diverse user base. The panel will include creators from various content verticals (Music, DIY, Fitness, Fashion, Science) and backgrounds (LGBT, Black, Latinx) to illustrate the dynamic diverse landscape. This session will let both industry and creators learn how to take your TikTok game to the next level as well as educate the wider community that TikTok is a place for them and their unique interests.
VCNow WORKSHOP: How To Make Your Content Library Content Work For You
This session is presented by Taki! Make old videos generate new revenue! There are more opportunities and ways to monetize your library content than ever before. Hear how you can leverage instant funding through Spotter as they licensing a selection of a channel’s existing YouTube videos with upfront financing, as well as how PlayWorks can turn your library into AVOD channels on platforms like Roku or their Hometalk Networks.
VCNow WORKSHOP: The Secret Sauce of Post Production and Special Effects
This session is presented by Blackmagic Design. Part 3: Knowing what do with your footage in post-production can have a huge impact on the way you film, whether you’re using a RED Camera or an iPhone. Join YouTube filmmaker and special effects wizard, AaronsAnimals, and learn how to film for special effects, create your own unique style, and maybe even how to do something crazy like make your cat drive a van!
Make Money With Alternate Revenue Streams
This session is presented by Taki! More than ever, people are searching for alternative streams of revenue. However, creators have always prioritized new ways of generating income. Join Eugene Lee, CEO and Co-Founder of Channel Meter as he discusses what is possible and how you can implement new skills now and how to extend them post COVID-19.
Using Your Phone as a One-Stop Film Shop
This session is presented by Black Magic Design. Part 2: Mobile phones have allowed the convenience of having an all-in-one production studio in their pocket, Join Cassius Rayner, as he shows you how to create high end quality video using your smartphone. You will get tips, and tricks, and details on some of the best equipment, editing software, and other tools to get the most out of your phone. Make sure to bring your phone and have Filmic Pro downloaded.
Jackseptieye Changes The World With A Single Livestream
As content creators we all have the ability to create content that helps make the world a better place. Now, more than ever, creators are able to connect with the audience, entertain, engage, and bring people are coming together to raise money that will help make the world a better place, and anyone can do it! Join Michael Wasserman, CEO of Tiltify, Jacespeticeye, Kasper, and Pleasantlywstd as they take us through the power of livestreaming, how to set it correctly, and how they have been able to raise millions of dollars to help those in need.
How To Build the Perfect Home Production Studio
Part 1: Join Chantel Houston as she breaks down how to build the perfect home studio, from easy hacks with stuff you may already have in your house to utilizing new equipment to the fullest. This session will help you produce top-notch content from the comfort of your own home.
Dear Hank And John: A VidCon Now Special
Hosts John and Hank Green (authors and YouTubers) offer both humorous and heartfelt advice about life's big and small questions. They bring their personal passions to each episode by sharing the week's news from Mars (the planet) and AFC Wimbledon (the third-tier English football club).
INDUSTRY TRACK PROGRAMMING
Behind the Scenes: Mastering the New World of Interactive Storytelling
Bernie Su has been a pioneer in online storytelling since the early days of YouTube and is now writing and producing Season 3 of the innovative and award-winning live interactive science fiction series Artificial, which airs on Twitch. This session shares the secrets of conceptualizing, creating and executing live interactive storytelling, while at the same time sharing lessons learned from the ongoing remote production requied by COVID-19.
Fireside Chat With Soyoung Kang, CMO of eos Products
This session is presented by August United. With a laser focus on platform intentional marketing, Eos Cosmetics has successfully built a brand focused on both creator-driven partnerships and traditional brand marketing. This conversation with CMO Soyoung Kang explores how EOS built success on emerging platforms – including TikTok, Instagram and others – to break through to influential teen customers. Soyoung will share insight on how the brand’s TikTok campaigns were developed, provide advice for marketers on how to work with creators and influencers, and look at what’s next for this exciting and innovative company.
From TV to Instagram to Startup CEO
We sit down with Lauren 'Lo' Bosworth to explore how she evolved her TV celebrity to books, podcasting, YouTube, Instagram and ultimately into the successful 'Direct to Consumer' brand Love Wellness. We'll talk about best practices to build your brand through community-led media, how shaping and guiding a community translates into revenue and profit and what's next in her mission to help women globally regain control of their health and make self-care a body-positive decision.
Not Giving a F*** with Mark Manson
Celebrated author and celebrity Mark Manson is writing a book with Will Smith, launching a new YouTube channel, and still practicing the subtle art of Not Giving a F***. In this conversation we explore how to stay chill in the age of COVID and what's next for this fascinating expert.
A Fireside Chat with Kenny Mitchell, CMO, Snap Inc.
Snapchat empowers its users to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. Since their launch in 2011, the platform has grown to over 229 million daily active users, but where do they go from here? As platforms strive to be unique, we explore what inspires Snap Inc. CMO, Kenny Mitchell, about the company, its community and the platform, how Snapchat offers unique opportunities for both creators and brands, and what the future holds.
Reinvent Your Work Culture: More Zing and Less Drag with Bruce Daisley
Bruce Daisley spent most of his career working at media and technology companies including YouTube, Google and Emap - and most recently running EMEA for Twitter. He's also become an expert on how to fix work culture and bringing joy to your work life. We need Bruce now more than ever! This fireside chat will explore new ways to manage work culture while working from home and strategies for how to love your job even when you don't go to work.
How the Onyx Family Built a Family-Friendly Empire
The Onyx family launched their YouTube channel in 2016, and over the last four years have expanded into books, podcasts, online courses, music, merchandise, subscription service and more. And now with an animated series in development and a retail plan underway, their business is growing exponentially. Join Rita and Mirthell Michell as they explores how they transitioned from “the struggle life to the Onyx life”, exploring what worked, what didn’t andhow to turn an online video channel into a multi-million dollar business.