The latest NextUp winners were announced by YouTube on Thursday 18 August.
The latest successful creators are Jure Chuk, Eman Kellam, Jaspal Khehra, Casey Ann, Izzie Naylor, Shu-Shi Lin, Darren and Georgie Watford, Nikolas Omilana, Yasmin Curren, Ella Rose Howlett, Jordan Simons, Charli Prangley, Lucy Moon, WordOnTheCurb, and Layefa Agwosi.
YouTube NextUp, which was first launched in 2011, is a programme designed to provide content creators who have fewer than 100,000 subscribers with funding, equipment, and experience to help grow their channels. Winners receive a £1,750 voucher for production equipment, take part in a week-long creator camp at a YouTube Space, and collaborate with other NextUp winners.
Hey, #YTNextUp London class of 2016*: Cheers! 🇬🇧
*August winners that is! pic.twitter.com/nC797dI0Hz
— YouTube Creators (@YTCreators) August 18, 2016
The contest is restricted to creators based in countries with operating YouTube Spaces. The creator camp for UK contest winners will take place at the UK YouTube Space in London from 22 August. Entries also recently closed for NextUp Mumbai, which will take place at YouTube Space Mumbai from 19 September. Further dates are yet to be announced for Tokyo, Sao Paulo, Berlin, Paris, Toronto, and the US (Los Angeles and New York).
— Ella Rose Howlett 🌌 (@EllaRoseHowlett) August 18, 2016