Toronto, ON (May 10, 2018) — Festivals are more popular than ever. With the power of social media, curated events have grown significantly in the last few years. That means that sophisticated initiatives need to be taken for seasoned festivals in order to keep up with the competition. Buffer Festival is leading the charge by not only expanding its program to Los Angeles on May 17th, but also by making sure it sticks to its core value – promoting and premiering elevated content from the best digital filmmakers around the world. Therefore, Buffer Festival L.A. is thrilled to announce their full Creator Lineup for their inaugural Hollywood event:


The Full Creator Lineup is:

●      Anna Akana

●      Anna Brisbin

●      Dodie Clark

●      Dom Fera

●      Elle Mills

●      Gus Johnson

●      Hannah Witton

●      Jon Cozart

●      Leigh Lahav

●      Louis Cole

●      Matthew Santoro

●      Michael Murphy

●      Nicole Foti

●      Raya Encheva

●      Sabrina Cruz

●      Shannon Boodram

●      Tim Hautekiet


Buffer Festival L.A.’s Insight Series aims to bring together creators and industry executives to openly discuss challenges in collaborating. The key players in the digital space will work together toward setting a standard within the online “elevated” content community. Sessions will contain best practices for working together, elevating content and tales of successes and failures from the creators and brands who “get it.” This program will be hosted by American YouTube Creator and Television Host, Meghan Camarena, and will see the following sessions take place at the Ricardo Montalban Theater in Hollywood.          


The Insight Series Program Includes:

●      Behind the Scenes of a Six-Figure Project: In Conversation with Louis Cole and Moderated by Tubefilter’s Drew Baldwin

●      The Future of Queer Distribution: A Conversation with the Revry Creators

●      Dear Brands, Here’s the Truth (Creators Tell All)

      Managing Expectations with Tim Hautekiet and Tubefilter’s Drew Baldwin

      The Value of a Creator Partnership with Sabrina Cruz and Tubefilter’s Drew Baldwin

●      Together As One: Guidelines for Your Creative Process with Maxim Jago

●      Dear Creators, Here’s the Truth (Brands Tell All)

      Understanding Our Brand with Panda Express’s Executive Marketing Director of Communications Kevin Holmes and moderated by Reach Agency’s Co-Founder Gabe Gordon

      The Risk We Take with Nestle USA’s Sr. Marketing Manager Maleeda Wagner moderated by Reach Agency’s Co-Founder Gabe Gordon

●      The Fine Art of Balancing Audience Expectations (And Saving Yourself the Headache)


Buffer Festival L.A. will be held on Thursday, May 17th at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre in Hollywood, CA. The schedule includes an Insight Series from 12:30pm-4:30pm, a Meet & Greet Red Carpet from 6:00pm-6:30pm, and then World Premiere Screenings from 7pm-10pm.

For more information and tickets please visit: bufferfestival.com

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Vanessa Lua is an actress and the host of www.whatthehelldidshesay.com, an outlet where she interviews celebrities. Her show American Man Dream won the Encore Producers’ Award in 2016. Twitter: @WTHdidshesay Instagram: @VanessaLua

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