Lim, Gwyn: Fan Vidders

You may have heard of “fan fiction” or “fan art,” or maybe you’ve come across a fan Wiki page while searching online to learn more about a Game of Thrones theory or your latest Netflix binge. You may not have realized it at the time, but you’ve probably also seen “fanvids” shared by your friends on social media.   Vids…

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Jouelzy, YouTube Commentator

In 2011, Jouelzy launched her eponymous YouTube channel. “I got into it because I felt like there was a void of my audience — educated, black women that are career minded — that wasn’t being spoken to.” Originally started as a beauty resource for African-American women, the channel has since evolved into an online hub driving discussions on pop culture…

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Kat Lazo, MiTú Video Producer

Kat Lazo carved her own path to become a new creator and producer for MiTú, a digital platform aimed at Latino audiences, that wouldn’t have been possible without the internet. As a young student with dreams of becoming an actress, she attended LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. She studied advertising and marketing at the Fashion…

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Rebecca Prince aka “Becky Boop”

Rebecca Prince started a gaming channel on YouTube “just for fun” but within two months, she had more than 10,000 subscribers tuning in to get her gaming tips and reactions. Since first starting her own channel in August 2014, Prince has established two popular channels, Instagamrr and Becky Boop, with a combined 50,000 subscribers and 5 million views. As her…

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