This weekend’s Playlist Live convention in Orlando is more than just industry panels discussing things like the future of YouTube and how to actively promote your channel. Like its West Coast counterpart VidCon, Playlist Live is a venue where fans can meet their favorite YouTube creators.
The Collective Digital Studio is bringing seven of their own top talents, including a few of NMR’s friends, to Playlist Live. Fans that are in Orlando will get a chance to meet up with them throughout the weekend. Here’s a list of the Collective stars coming to Playlist Live and where to catch up with them.
Known for his “literal movie trailers” and parodies of social media and musicals, Toby Turner is the 11th most subscribed director on YouTube. He has over 1.6 billion views across his three channels and has a combined subscriber base of 6.4 million.
Main Stage – Saturday, 23 March 3:00 – 3:15
Guest Meetup – Saturday, 23 March 3:30 – 5:00
This YouTuber finds a way to make cooking hilarious with her series “My Drunk Kitchen.” Her inebriated culinary web series has been a sensation, with more than half a million subscribers and 46 million video views. Hannah’s success proves that drinking and cooking produces entertaining results.
Room A Panel – Friday, 22 March 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Room A Panel – Friday, 22 March 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Guest Meetup – Saturday, 23 March 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Main Stage – Saturday, 23 March 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
One of the bubbliest YouTubers around, Olga Kay is a content creator, actress, comedienne, vlogger and fashion designer. Her channel has more than 520,000 subscribers and she’s one of the top 50 female YouTubers.
Room A Panel – Friday, 22 March 1:30 – 2:00
Guest Meetup – Saturday, 23 March 4:00 – 5:00
Main Stage – Saturday, 23 March 2:30 – 2:45
Mike Diva’s claim to fame may be his “Sexy Sax Man” prank featuring Sergio Flores, but he’s also an accomplished and eccentric director and YouTube content creator. His YouTube channel has more than 200,000 subscribers, which features videos that generally have a retro feel with vibrant yet grainy colors. He’s also teamed up with fellow YouTubers like DeStorm Power and MysteryGuitarMan to form the Bammo channel.
Guest Meetup – Saturday, 23 March 5:30 – 6:00
Main Stage – Saturday, 23 March 9:45 – 10:15
He may be best known as YouTuber Freddy Wong’s younger brother but Jimmy Wong is an interesting YouTuber in his own right. One of his most popular videos on YouTube is his musical response to former UCLA student Alexandra Wallace’s rant against Asians. Jimmy also hosts a weekly cooking web series “Feast of Fiction,” which adds a geek-chic element.
Room B Panel – Friday, 22 March 11:30 – 12:00
Room A Panel – Friday, 22 March 2:30 – 3:00
Room A Panel – Friday, 22 March 3:30 – 4:00
Main Stage – Sunday, 24 March 5:15 – 5:30
The North Carolina comedy duo (Alex Burriss and Roi Fabito) are best known for their hilarious parody of “Call Me Maybe,” which notched more than 47 million views. This video helped spawn the hilarious love triangle storyline between Ronalda (Fabito), Alex (Burriss) and Richard (Burriss).
See their schedule on the Playlist Live iPhone app or the schedule signage inside the Expo Hall.