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The 2015 Buffer Festival Gala brings YouTube to the big screen

Some of Youtube’s most popular stars were in Toronto from October 23-25 for the Buffer Festival’s Gala Premiere with the event screening new videos from the site’s most innovative creators. Conceived in 2011 by YouTube stars and entrepreneurs Corey Vidal, Samantha Fall and Corrado Coia, Buffer Festival began as a result of Vidal’s desire to …

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Buffer Festival 2015: Q&A with Julie Vu

Julie Vu is a transgender Canadian YouTuber hailing from Vancouver. Her channel currently boasts over 300,000 subscribers. Vu has a passion for make-up artistry and fashion, which is more or less the theme of her channel. And through YouTube, she is one of the first to share her whole transition story and life experiences through …

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Timothy Chantarangsu (Timothy DeLaGhetto) at the Buffer Festival Gala Red Carpet. Photo by Christiane Beya.

Buffer Festival 2015: Q&A with Timothy DeLaGhetto

Timothy DeLaGhetto, real name Tim Chantarangsu, is a Thai-American YouTube personality, comedian and rapper. Ever since 2006, he’s been hitting the YouTube and online social scene, bringing along a unique swag and laughs. On his main channel, he’s got over 3 million subscribers. Here’s our Q&A with the man himself. CanCulture: Where did the “DeLaGhetto” …

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Photo by Christiane Beya.

Buffer Festival 2015: Q&A with LaToya Forever

LaToya Forever is a bundle of energy. Born and raised in Scarborough, Ont., she entered the YouTube scene in early 2010. She has two channels, LaToya Forever and LaToya’s Life, and over 1.2 million subscribers from both channels combined. As she is one of the featured YouTube artists this year at Buffer Festival, we sat down …

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Lauren Riihimaki of LaurDIY

Q&A with LaurDIY: YouTube wunderkind

What you will need: a creative mind, student budget and patience. Lauren Riihimaki, also know as LaurDIY, has it all. She’s a YouTube sensation and her channel is ever-growing despite juggling university demands. Her first video went live on March 2012: “I really started devoting the majority of my free time towards my channel,” says …

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