LSM students and YouTubers Dean Dobbs and Elliot Gough are organisers of the 3rd annual Lincoln YouTube Gathering on 3rd May. It’s in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust. Our alumni like Bing [Slomozovo], TomSka, Jack Howard and Daniel J. Layton will be appearing. Ticket’s £8 from the Engine Shed for an event that’s billed as seeing ‘incredible performances from some talented YouTubers’. See FB.
Our 2011 Graduate Tom Ridgewell’s talk was captured by Lincoln School of Media. Images are from Senior Lecturer Chris Hainstock and a personal account on Tom’s evening lecture is by Lecturer Martyn Thayne:
Tom ‘Tomska’ Ridgewell returned to Lincoln (11 Dec) to give a brilliant talk to a packed EMMTEC audience, offering some great advice for LSM alumni, prospective graduates and budding YouTube stars of the future. The talk provided a brief snapshot of Tom’s illustrious career to date, highlighting some of the highs and lows on his journey to world domination. Tom is officially ranked within the top 200 YouTubers in the world with over 2.4 million subscribers, whilst his videos have gained over a staggering 450,000,000 views. During the talk Tom reflected on his experiences since leaving the University of Lincoln, offering an insight into how to become a successful YouTube video producer: Get yourself a crew | Take advantage | Be rubbish | Take jobs | Do the thing | Don’t panic Continue reading
LSM graduate Tom Ridgewell, alias TomSka – was selected as one of only seven individuals from the entire YouTube community to curate the site for a day, as part of a global online event celebrating all things science fiction, comics and gaming.
“Geek Week” is YouTube’s second themed content strand following the recent “Comedy Week”, and Tom, who has over two million subscribers on YouTube, was invited to launch the event. Continue reading