/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Buffer Festival Shines Spotlight on YouTube's Brightest Film Creators/

World's only YouTube festival brings together over 300 content creators in its fourth year

TORONTO, Oct. 13, 2016 /CNW/ - On Friday, October 21, Buffer Festival, the world's only showcase of YouTube video premieres, will kick off its fourth annual film festival in the heart of Toronto's entertainment district. Buffer Festival brings together over 300 of the most acclaimed digital content creators and YouTube personalities with videos premieres, educational workshops, concerts, galas, and red carpet events.

Media are invited to attend Buffer Festival's official press day on Friday, October 21, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel, and join over 130 Featured Creators on the Red Carpet at the Award Show Gala from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Buffer Festival will run from Friday, October 21 to Sunday, October 23 at select venues across Toronto.

Media interviews must be coordinated in advance, and photo/filming opportunities will be available on-site.

WHAT:                      

Buffer Festival Press Day




  • One-on-one press interviews - Accredited members of the press will have the opportunity to conduct one-on-one interviews with some of the world's biggest YouTube stars and Featured Creators. Over 130 Featured Creators will be in attendance, whose collective YouTube video views exceed 16,000,000,000. Each creator will premier work in their respective categories, which include: Comedy, Science and Education, Travel and Adventure, Women of YouTube, Daily Vloggers, Lifestyle and Fashion, LGBT+, and Canadian, Eh.

    To view the list of suggested YouTube creators available for one-on-one interviews and for additional information see the media fact sheet.

    (Interviews must be coordinated in advance)


  • Red Carpet: Gala Award Show
    Over 130 Featured Creators will be on-site for media interviews and photo opportunities.

WHEN:          

Friday, October 21, 2016 - One-on-one Press Interviews: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Friday, October 21, 2016 - Red Carpet: Gala Award Show: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.



WHERE:        

One-on-one Press Interviews


The Fairmont Royal York Hotel - The Nineteenth Floor Executive Meeting Rooms


100 Front Street West,


Toronto, ON


M5J 1E3




Red Carpet: Gala Award Show


Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building - L200 (Street Level)


255 Front Street West,


Toronto, ON


M5V 3L9



HOW:             

To set up interviews, obtain a press pass, and for more information contact:




Morgan Craig


88 Creative


O 416 944 2722


M 647-207-4402


morgan@88creative.ca

Social links:
Twitter: @bufferfestival
Facebook: /bufferfestival
Instagram: @bufferfestival
YouTube: /bufferfestival
Online: www.bufferfestival.com

SOURCE Buffer Festival

Image with caption: "Media and fans attend the Red Carpet Gala premiere of the 2015 Buffer Festival. More than 5,000 guests are expected to attend this year's festival. (CNW Group/Buffer Festival)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20161018_C3452_PHOTO_EN_798197.jpg

For further information: Media Contact: Morgan Craig, 88 Creative, O 416-944-2722, M 647-207-4402, morgan@88creative.ca


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