Buffer Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2023.
The first batch of creators set to make an appearance at this year’s Buffer Festival have been announced. The event, which celebrates online video, is bringing back several familiar faces, as well as introducing a new group of creators to attendees.
Welcome our first wave of Creators!
We're pleased to host another year of incredible videos from incredible creators. Welcome back returning creators such as:
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Chris and Jack
And some creators… pic.twitter.com/Lsh5gCIGkl
— Buffer Festival 📽️ (@BufferFestival) August 3, 2023
The final names released this round include Chris and Jack, Fred Bastien, Justin Tomchuck, Keara Graves, Marie Stella, Melissa Fernandes, Evan and Michael Gregory of the Gregory Brothers, Jake Sauve of Neat Cool Okay, Norik Alexanian, Rob DenBleyker, Ryan George, Whitney Avalon, Sean Persaud and Mary Kate Wiles of Shipwrecked Comedy, Tope Babaloa and Victor Wiercioch.
We've changed the dates for this year's Buffer Festival, and for a very good reason. As we celebrate our 10th anniversary, buckle up for the best Buffer Festival yet! We can't wait to share some exciting announcements we already have in store. pic.twitter.com/onJGNEonEo
— Buffer Festival 📽️ (@BufferFestival) May 8, 2023
As with previous years, the 2023 event will featuring screenings, creator meet and greets, workshops and the awards gala, which caps off the weekend by celebrating the top video and short film submissions.
This year’s festival will take place at two locations in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The screenings and awards gala will occur at the retro-inspired Paradise on Bloor, while workshops and networking opportunities will occur at the Drake Hotel.
Buffer Festival is slated to take place between November 10-12, 2023. Tickets, as well as the event’s full schedule, have yet to be released.