Sunday, June 10, 2018

Buffer Festival - Corey Lubowich & Joey Richter Interview

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Joseph Michael "Joey" Richter is a current member of Team StarKid best known for playing Ron Weasley in A Very Potter Musical. His latest StarKid role was playing Grunt in Firebringer. He grew up in an Orange County, California town called Laguna Niguel.

He is well-known for his crooked jaw, which was made fun of when he played a fictionalized version of himself in Me and My Dick.

He is very close with Starkid co-founder Darren Criss, they were roommates, but Joey is currently roommates with Brian Rosenthal. Joey has a YouTube channel with Brian Rosenthal and Corey Lubowich called Tin Can Bros. 
Also starred in a YouTube web series with Joseph Walker called Tasty Tests promoting Red Vines. In 'Camp Chapel', an independent short film, he played the lead of Alex Wilcott. He will play Themba in the upcoming animated film Khumba.

He guest starred as Officer Petey (a minor recurring role) on the Disney Channel Show "Jessie" (Episodes: Badfellas, Cattle Calls and Scary Walls, Green Eyed Monster, and Pain in the Rear Window). He later announced that it will be a reccuring role.

He was an extra in the glee episode "Sadie Hawkins" as a member of NYADA's glee club, Adam’s Apples, along with Tessa Netting

He also plays the role of Theon Greyjoy in the webseries School of Thrones.

Richter starred in a BuzzFeed short film "If Men Got Pregnant," which saw him appear as now-BuzzFeed producer Devin Lytle'spregnant husband (most likely an intentional casting).


Toronto, ON (March 20, 2018) - The creative team behind Buffer Festival is thrilled to announce the very first Buffer Festival LA set to take place on May 17th. With the rise of on-demand content and each passing year breaking records for online consumption, this expansion solidifies Buffer Festival’s dominance i
n the digital festival world. The legendary Ricardo Montalban Theatre in Hollywood will play host to the one day event where top creators will screen exclusive video premieres, take questions, and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing today’s Content Creator.

The day’s festivities will begin with Buffer Festival’s “Insight Series” featuring inspirational talks from some of the world’s leading Creators and industry innovators. This special program will be aimed towards the entertainment industry, aspiring Creators, and anyone who wants to learn from the Creators’ unique perspective. This will be followed by the famous Buffer Festival Red Carpet, where media and attendees will have the opportunity to interact and ask their favorite Content-Makers questions as they arrive for the evening Gala consisting of screenings and live entertainment.

“Buffer Festival was created in the spirit of celebrating the incredible work and art of today’s Creator, and all our programming is anchored in that mandate”, commented CEO Scott Benzie “We couldn’t be more excited to bring this unique experience to Los Angeles and are very thankful to our partners for making it possible”.
Created in Toronto in 2013 as a “Film Festival for YouTubers” Buffer Festivalhas evolved into one the largest festivals focused on elevated digital video content and is respected as a showcase of the highest quality productions for both established and up and coming Creators.

Buffer Festival L.A.’s Insight Series aims to bring together creators and industry executives to openly discuss challenges in collaborating. The key players in the digital space will work together toward setting a standard within the online “elevated” content community. Sessions will contain best practices for working together, elevating content and tales of successes and failures from the creators and brands who “get it.” This program will be hosted by American YouTube Creator and Television Host, Meghan Camarena, and will see the following sessions take place at the Ricardo Montalban Theater in Hollywood.


Video: Erik Werlin. Audio/Edit: James Vallesteros (@jamesvallesteros)

Buffer Festival is an annual showcase of YouTube world premieres, bringing the most acclaimed digital creators and their audiences together. The festivalincludes a variety of programming, including a red carpet gala and premiere screenings, with YouTube’s highest quality content on full display. Now entering its sixth edition, the festival will host its annual four day event in Toronto this September..
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