*Edit 16th April: We will now be joined by Youtubwe Creative Exec Jake Chudnow, in place of Luke Hyams. Full details here.
We're excited to welcome Luke Hyams, Head of Originals at YouTube EMEA, for our next Creative Briefing in Glasgow. Luke will join us discuss Youtube Original's commissioning strategy, opportunities with the platform and how best to pitch to them.
Booking for this event is essential. If you're a content producer or working in independent production in the Nations and Regions and would like to attend, please get in touch with Michelle with details on your company. Please note that YouTube Originals are currently focusing on unscripted content. Email Michelle.
Wednesday 24th April 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Glasgow City Centre
Luke Hyams is the Head of Originals for YouTube in EMEA. His last position was at The Walt Disney Company where Luke oversaw development of original digital franchises for the Disney Digital Network, working alongside the worlds best digital creators, writers and producers. Previously, Luke served as the Head of content for Disney / Pewdiepie JV Revelmode and also as the Chief content officer for Disney’s Maker Studios International.
Luke has also spent time in Asia partnering with brands to produce web-series and micro-movies as head of creative for Beijing based agency / production company hybrid PAE. As a writer and director Luke created the award-winning interactive series Dubplate Drama, and pioneering web drama Katemodern, for which he earned the Broadcast Press Guild award for innovation. Luke is a graduate of London based youth training organisation YCTV.