Digital Storytellers

DIGITAL STORYTELLERS

Educating and Empowering Female
Content Creators of Color

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MISSION

VidCon’s Digital Storytellers program provides a dynamic opportunity for female content creators of color. High school and college level women engage in an immersive hands-on experience at VidCon’s 2018 mega video conference. In collaboration with their peers and mentors, participants create content strategies and produce short form videos. Last year, VidCon boasted of over 30K attendees which included; top YouTube influencers, content creators, industry leaders and content lovers. Students are not only able to network and gain experience but garner educational and career insights. The program is a solution-based platform that offers a viable pathway for the next generation of creators.

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Highlights

A 6-day program (June 18 – 23) for content creators of color. Participants develop content strategies and produce short form video content around VidCon’s mega video conference (www.vidcon.com).
Program is for minority high school and college level female students. The goal is to increase diversity and build a viable pathway for emerging talent. Each day the program runs 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Continental breakfast and lunch are included.
Participants collaborate in teams of 3 to develop their strategies and produce video content. Each team will include 1 high school and 2 college students as well as a mentor. High school students will also contribute as on-camera hosts.
Applications to attend the program should include answers to all questions presented on the registration form and link to previous work. Also, be sure to include a YouTube link to unlisted video (1-min or less) sharing your thoughts on how the program will benefit you both personally and professionally?
There is no cost to participate in the program. Space is limited and registration closes on May 22nd. Once an application is received we will review and extend an invitation via email by May 31st. There will be an alternate list in the event of cancellations.
The program runs Monday, June 18th through Saturday, June 23rd in and around Anaheim, California. The experience includes a 3-day content strategy workshop. All applicants must be local and available to participate for entire length of program. We do not provide travel and accommodations. For more information please refer to our FAQ section.

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