Are you going to VidCon 2016? Do you hold one of those special Creator Track Passes? Are you really, freaking passionate about YouTube and want some expert tips to up your game? If you answered yes to all of the above, then the Green brothers have an amazing program just for you in which you can actually have your favourite YouTuber as a mentor.
Quoted directly from the VidCon website; “You might be interested in our Creator Mentorship Program, now in its second year. Creators who are selected will receive 15-20 minutes of one-on-one time to showcase their idea and receive feedback from one of our participating mentors”. Designed to help out up-and-coming YouTubers with advice and the motivation to reach their goals, the opportunity could literally change your life if this sort of activity is calling your name, but just wait until you see the Mentor list…
Are you ready? We’re literally about to list every single creator you could nab as a Mentor, so keep your eyes peeled for your favourites: “Alli Speed, Andrew & Evan Gregory, Andrew Gunadie, Andrew Huang, AsapSCIENCE, Ashley Mardell, Brittani Louise Taylor, Burnie Burns, Charlie McDonnell, Corey Vidal, Craig Benzine, Dane Boe, Derek Muller, Destin (Smarter Every Day), Devin Graham, Emily Diana Ruth, Greg Benson, Hank Green, Henry Reich, Jack Conte, Jon Cozart, Julia Nunes, LDShadowLady, Laci Green, Lex (madeyewlook), Lindsey Doe, Louis Cole, Mark Douglas, Matt Lieberman, Matthew Patrick, Meghan Camarena, Michael Buckley, Mike Falzone, Nadine Sykora, Olan Rogers, Philip DeFranco, Tessa Violet, Vi Hart, Vsauce and Zach King”!
To get onto the prestigious Mentor Program, you’re going to have to do a little bit of homework. Firstly, make sure you have that all important Creator Track Pass, you can’t go anywhere without it. Next up, you need to apply to the program via the official VidCon website, link your desirable project and write an ESSAY on “why you should be chosen”. Don’t skimp on the details here, be as precise and enthusiastic as you need to be. Lastly, select “5 potential mentors you think could help you and that you’re interested in meeting with”, and hit apply! The winners will be notified by May 1st.
To get you all excited for VidCon, here’s one of our favourite vlogs from last years event from Joey Graceffa!