Speaker Robert Randall


Robert Randall

Founder and Director, YAP (YouTube)

Robert Randall is a Leo Award winning filmmaker and founder and director of the YAP YouTube channel which features Robert's original short films and web series, and boasts over 1.7 million subscribers and 425 million views.  Robert is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the UCLA Extension Film and TV Program.  He spent 15 years working in the Vancouver film industry - primarily as a First Assistant Director - before starting YAP, which began as The Young Actors Project, a youth acting program that reaches approximately 25,000 kids per year in elementary schools in BC and Alberta.

Speaking at: Partner Presentation: YouTube - new digital opportunities for an industry in flux

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