+ Saturday November 16th, 2019

Online video has exploded in the past few years with some of the biggest YouTube stars now making sizeable chunks of money with millions of subscribers. VidCon is the world’s largest premier online video conference and focuses on all online streaming video and is coming to Melbourne again.

From the 19th of September until the 22nd VidCon, in its third year in Australia, offer attendees access to global and local creators and social media talent. This year the creators in attendance are headlined by:

Some of the feature creators appearing the at VidCon 2019, include:

·Australian animator The AMaazing (506k Youtube subscribers),

·Online vlogger Georgia Productions (514k subscribers),

·Online art instructor Draw with Jazza (4.04 million Subscribers),

·Eva Gutowski YouTube sensation better known asMyLifeAsEva,
(9M YouTube Subscribers, 20M followers across social media and is currently in the Top 100 fastest growing channels on all of YouTube.) and;

·American animatorTheOdd1sOut (11.4million YouTube subscribers)

Attendees will see a heap of creative, practical and informative content from the online video’s leading innovators. Tickets, on sale now, are divided into three categories:

  • Community Track: For the online video fans. Attendees will be granted exclusive access to leading fan-favourite creators, including live performances, creative workshops, Q&As and a chance to meet the video stars in person.
  • Creator Track: For the video creators themselves, the event will provide expert insights into video production, how to grow and monetise social channels efficiently, and tips to build their channels as a brand via workshops, panel discussions and keynotes.
  • Industry Track: For the industry executives, VidCon AU delivers an invaluable networking opportunity and is a leading resource to learn tips on the trade from experts – including, how to build online communities, must-know trends on the horizon, best practices.

There is something for everyone, from fans to creators themselves and after attending last year it promises to be a very well-attended event so get in early if you are interested. To ensure yourself a ticket head over to the VidCon website and grab a ticket now and on the day get there early to avoid the queues.

Scott Plowman   Editor

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Scott is our modding guru - he has his finger on the pulse of all things ‘moddable’, pointing us towards all the cutting edge mods hacks that are available. When he’s not gymming it up, or scanning the heck out of Nexus devices, you'll find him on the Ausdroid Podcast.

Outside of Ausdroid, Scott's a health care professional and lecturer at a well known Victorian university.

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