Join us for our panel featuring some of the top Vine stars. We'll discuss how these leading Vine influencers are using the 6-second video mobile app to make videos, and make a living. Panelists will discuss how they got started on Vine, growing their audience, collabs with other Viners, working with brands, using other social media tools to promote, and measuring stats and success.
Brittany Furlan. With 4.8M followers, Brittany is the top female Viner and #3 overall. She is considered by many to be the first Vine celebrity. She has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel and Chelsea Lately, and worked with more than a dozen brands including Trident, Wendy’s, Benefit Cosmetics and more. She’s currently developing a TV project. Vine: Brittany Furlan. @BrittanyFurlan
Ry Doon. Ry is a Boston based comedian known for his outrageous Vine videos featuring segments like “unnecessary swearing” and his Jay-Z impressions. His commitment to being weird and “doing it for the Vine” has earned him brand deals from Virgin Mobile, Cartoon Network, Ford Motor Company, Pepsi and more. Vine: Ry Doon, 1.9M followers. Twitter @RyDoon
Klarity. With his unique sense of humor, Klarity is one of the fastest growing creators on Vine. He collabs with other Viners on a regular basis and has worked with brands such as Snippit, Oral B and the new Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He was a series regular for three seasons of TBS’ “10 Items or Less”, “Lincoln Heights”, and has guest starred on “The Shield”, “CSI: New York” and others. Recently, he wrapped a new feature with Danny Glover. @Klarity_
Manon Mathews. Manon is an actress, comedienne and social media personality who started on Vine with her impression of Kristen Stewart. She’s worked with brands such as The Hunt to promote its mobile app. Beyond Vine, she has appeared in films and commercials and has studied with The Groundlings, Upright Citizens Brigade and the Second City Conservatory for which she is an alumni. She is set to star as the lead in a feature film, Holiday Breakup, later this year. Vine: Manon Mathews, 903,000 Followers. @ManonMathews
Ramona Michelle. Ramona started on You Tube with beauty tutorials and fashion videos, but she wanted to express her silly side, so with the encouragement of fellow top Viners, she made a name for herself through comedic skits and collaborations on Vine. She has worked with Benefit Cosmetics, Guthy-Renker, Guess and The Hunt just to name a few. Vine: Ramona Michelle. @Ramona_Michelle
- Evan Aaronson, Boomopolis.com, President. Aaronson’s company Boomopolis is known for aligning startups and brands with top social media influencers on Vine, Instagram and You Tube. Using sponsored posts, contests & public appearances, he’s run many successful campaigns with influencers ranging from 200K to 3 million followers each. In addition, he manages some of this talent and provides them with opportunities ranging from TV to music to book publishing deals. Vine: Boomopolis. @Boomopolis
- Kevin Winston, Digital LA founder. @DigitalLA @kevinwinston
7-7:30p. Arrival and Networking
7:30p -9p. Panel
9-9:30p After Networking
SPONSORS: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with VINE as the subject.
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