For video creators and lovers

PROGRAM

Friday 18th May 2018 @ Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland
3.30 pm – 9.00 pm

FOOM FEST is the meeting place for creators of online video. It inspires and changes the way you view and make online video, with two stages full of amazing presentations and talks. Youtubers and media professionals will share their experience on creative storytelling, commercial video concepts and turning your passion into a job. More specific topics focus on filming, editing and growing your channel.

  • Learn, how to make powerful, striking videos that scale audiences
  • Get new inspiration for your video-making
  • Understand how to make money using your creative skills // Deepen your understanding on commercial partnerships and concepts.

Speakers
The speaker-line up of the event includes the amazing youtuber and photographer Peter McKinnon, Madventures’ wild vagabonds Riku and Tunna, blogger and digital multi-talent Natalia Tolmatsova, award-winning actress Mimosa Willamo and Finnish front-line Youtubers, such as Mansikkka, Herbalisti and Kaitsu Rinkinen. Also not forgetting networking and music!

Spend a day with the

INNOVATORS OF ONLINE VIDEO & MEDIA

Main Stage

15:30
Doors open
16:20
Event opening
16:35
Case Madventures: Creativity and bravery with blood, sweat and intuition (FI) / Riku Rantala & Tunna Milonoff, Madventures
17:40
Concepts in the heart of content creation (FI) / Natalia Tolmatsova, WTD Media
18:25
Never Give Up! Following your dreams relentlessly (FI) / Kaitsu Rinkinen, Biisonimafia
19:15
#munteko challenge winning videos and prizes (FI) / Mansikkka & Kaitsu Rinkinen
19:40
Growing your brand online - tools & techniques (EN) / Peter McKinnon, Youtuber, Photographer, Videographer
20:30
Event closes

Corner Stage

17:10
Stage opens
17:15
Influencing with video (FI) / Panel discussion
17:40
Photo Academy: How to shoot amazing video and photos with your phone (EN / FI) / Kapten Riley, Herbalisti
18:05
The building blocks of popularity on YouTube (FI) / Maria Törhönen ja Max Sjöblom, Tampere technical university
18:30
Editing Q&A: Everything you want to know about editing (FI)
19:00
Blogging vs. Vlogging (FI) / Sita Salminen
19:10
Choosing a language: should I make content in Finnish or English? (FI) / Timo Wilderness
19:20
Managing time: how to combine a full time job with Youtube? (FI) / Tapio on the Move
19:30
Snapchat vs. IG stories in scaling audience (FI) / Miklu
19:40
Stage closes

Peter McKinnon

Youtuber, photographer

Peter McKinnon

Canadian photographer who educates viewers about photography and cinematography on his eponymous YouTube channel. He has been featured in Magic Magazine, Popular Photography Magazine and more.

Garnering an audience of over 1 million people on YouTube in less than 9 months, Peter has a unique style and delivery when it comes to content within the photo/video world. Peter will share his experience in growing his brand, channel and the tools he has used to get him there.

Riku ja Tunna

Madventures

Riku ja Tunna

Riku and Tunna are the two wild vagabonds of Madventures, an international adventure travel success story where two men travel the world on a minimal budget and an adventurous attitude.

At FOOM, they will share their story – and tell you how to follow your intuition and defy the odds!

Natalia Tolmatsova

CEO & blogger, WTD Media

Natalia Tolmatsova

Natalia is a blogger and digital multi-talent specifically focused on content marketing.

At FOOM, Natalia will speak about the importance of concepts throughout your video career, and especially at the stage where you’re doing your first commercial partnerships with real clients.

Mimosa Willamo

Main stage host

Mimosa Willamo

The main stage host is Mimosa Willamo, one of the best current Finnish young actresses, who has also received international recognition.

Mansikkka

YouTuber, poetry writer

Mansikkka

Mansikkka is a stylish and delightful lifestyle vlogger, who loves art and fashion. In 2017, she launched her own poetry collection.

At FOOM, Maiju will be on stage to give out prizes for the winners of #munteko -video challenge

Kaitsu Rinkinen

YouTuber, social media expert

Kaitsu Rinkinen

Kaitsu Rinkinen is a long standing social media expert and one of the founding members of stunt and comedy group Biisonimafia.

At FOOM, Kaitsu will give a keynote talk about following your dreams relentlessly – “Never give up!”

Herbalisti

YouTuber, media multitalent

Herbalisti

Herbalisti loves making videos, and it shows in the content he creates! He has also made appearances in various popular TV shows.

At FOOM, Herbalisti will share his expertise on filming in challenging locations using a mobile-set up. He will also answer the audience questions regarding mobile phone filming.

Tapio on the Move

YouTuber, airline captain

Tapio on the Move

Tapio is Finland’s most famous airline captain, whose channel captures his profession with spectacular scenery and interesting travel stories around the world.

At FOOM, Tapio will share his best tips for managing his time between his career and Youtube.

Kapten Riley

YouTuber, videographer, photographer

Kapten Riley

Daniel Riley is a professional, award-winning video- and photographer in the field of television and YouTube.

With a base in Stockholm and the world as a playground, he brings his viewers to exciting places, sharing experiences and taking them behind the scenes of his eventful life. His YouTube channel (KaptenRiley) is one of the fastest growing channels in Sweden with viewers in all ages and interests.

Timo Wilderness

Youtuber

Timo Wilderness

Started vlogging accidentally in English because Finnish community was non-existent back then, in 2010. Does not upload daily because one video can take up to two months to produce. Currently working on a Finnish-speaking series called Ilmastouutiset (Climate news).

Sita Salminen

Youtuber

Sita Salminen

Sita’s lifestyle vlog has a strong narrative with visually impressive imagery, covering versatile topics such as travelling, food, sports and trends in both interiors and style.

Sita is also a popular blogger, and at FOOM she will share her experience on the similarities and differences between vlogging and blogging.

Miklu

Youtuber

Miklu

Miklu AKA Mike Back is an 18 year old content creator, whose vlog portrays his occasionally crazy everyday life.

Having gained lots of success and a steady following, Miklu will get on stage to compare how Snapchat and Instagram Stories work in scaling Youtube audience.

Jesse Braun

Youtuber, editor, director

Jesse Braun

Jesse Braun, a professional videographer and director, will answer all of your questions about editing in the EDITING Q&A session!

Paju ja Minni

PS Olen vegaani

Paju ja Minni

Minni and Paju are all about spreading vegan lifestyle in a cool and fun way! These two have great passion for food, delivering delicious recipes – also covering their daily life.

Maria Törhönen

Researcher, Tampere technical university

Maria Törhönen

Maria Törhönen is a researcher from the Tampere University of Technology, whose research focuses on the culture, practices and developments of the YouTube-culture and the game streaming culture. In her research Maria has approached hundreds of YouTubers and streamers to gain further insight into these activities and their cultural, societal and economic impact. The research is a part of her PhD on the topic as well as a part of an ongoing Tekes-funded research project “Esports”.

Max Sjöblom

Researcer, Tampere technical university

Max Sjöblom

Max Sjöblom is an expert in esports & video game streaming, and why people watch this type of content. He has conducted several large scale international surveys, gathering data on the people that consume this explosively growing form of new media. Aside from games, his current research focuses on the consumption and adoption motivations for VR & AR technologies.

Produced by

Troot Network

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