Create Queensland Recipients

Program Period Project Location Sector Partner Amount Round
Create Queensland 2016
Alysse Paris

Alysse Paris

Alysse Paris is a comedy skit and parody channel that focuses on YouTube-trending topics, pop-culture and world events. Alysse will make a six-part fictional series that parodies YouTube culture through the life of one Brisbane's biggest self-proclaimed beauty gurus Madison Herring, aka SexybubbleGumBritneySpearsStar49.

https://www.youtube.com/c/alysseparis

Brisbane Entrepreneurship $10,000 1
Create Queensland 2017
Blender Guru

Andrew Price

Blender Guru is an edutube channel for the open source 3D creation suite. As an artist and a tutor, Andrew saw a bevy of common problems artists have and has created the series to help aspiring 3D artists understand what it is like to work in the VFX, animation and gaming industry, and how to successfully secure a job in these sectors.

https://www.youtube.com/user/AndrewPPrice

Brisbane Entrepreneurship $30,000 1
Create Queensland 2017
Andy's Fishing Wild Cook

Andy Thomsen

Andy created a series of catch and cook videos from rural Queensland and around the world using his unique filming techniques. Andy has a strong and loyal YouTube. His videos are a combination of exploration, nature education, adventure and cooking.

http://www.youtube.com/andysfishing

Brisbane Entrepreneurship $30,000 1
Create Queensland 2017
Hooplovers

Deanne Love & Masao Tamaoki

Deanne Love and Masao Tamaoki are a passionate creator duo committed to growing the sport of hula hooping in Australia. Their series features over 700 Queenslanders breaking two hula hooping Guinness World Records.

http://www.youtube.com/user/hoopfusion

Brisbane Entrepreneurship $30,000 1
Create Queensland 2016
Elly Awesome

Elly Awesome

Elly Awesome makes comic videos and reviews on food, travel, lifestyle, technology and apps. Elly plans to create a series called 'Show me your food' where she gets to know her guests as they prepare and eat a meal together. This light-hearted series aims to promote acceptance of diversity.

https://www.youtube.com/ellyawesome

Brisbane Entrepreneurship $30,000 1
Create Queensland 2018
Self Sufficient Me

Mark Valencia

Mark Valencia’s channel ‘Self Sufficient Me’ has had great success, reaching a varied but highly engaged audience in the US and a growing number of mature gardeners.

https://www.youtube.com/selfsufficientme

Brisbane Entrepreneur $27,500 1
Create Queensland 2017
Peppermint Ollie

Olivia Weeks

Peppermint Ollie is an emerging singer/songwriter based in Brisbane. Olivia would like for this project to provide a realistic and insightful series, focusing on her life as a Brisbane-based singer/songwriter rehearsing, recording and launching her first professional EP.

http://www.youtube.com/peppermintollie

Brisbane Entrepreneurship $10,000 1
Create Queensland 2016
HojuSara

Sara Holmes

Sara Holmes is the creator of HojuSara fun, light-hearted Korean language channel with English subtitles focusing on travel, food and Australian English tips. Sara tries to introduce her viewers to new things and positively promote Australia and Korea. Sara is going to create a tourism series on the topic Australia vs Korea. The series will be a fun and positive comparison of differences between the countries and cultures.

https://www.youtube.com/user/seoulsarang9095

Brisbane Entrepreneurship $30,000 1
Create Queensland 2016
SasEffects

Stephanie Hames

Stephanie Hames is a makeup artist who trained in beauty and special effects makeup and uses her skills to create video tutorials for her SasEffects channel. Her most popular video with more than 2.5 million views shows you how to create a chopped off finger special effect. Stephanie plans to frighten audiences with a series of short horror films and then go behind the scenes to show how the makeup was applied and talk about their inspiration behind the characters she created.

https://www.youtube.com/c/saseffects

Brisbane Entrepreneurship $10,000 1
Create Queensland 2016
Tom Thum

Tom Horn

Tom Thum is a world-renowned beatboxer who uses his YouTube channel to demonstrate the amazing capabilities of his vocal chords. Tom is going to discover the science behind the strange noises he can make and create a documentary-style short series that examines the human voice combining interviews, medical footage, illustrations and narration.

https://www.youtube.com/user/tomthummer/featured

Brisbane Entrepreneurship $30,000 1
Create Queensland 2018
Collective Noun

Zach Mander, Dom Fay & Michael Parente

Comedy Trio Collective Noun are looking to produce, Nightly News Now (NNN) is a bite-sized sketch show framed as a nightly news bulletin – what The Onion is to newspapers, NNN is to news bulletins. Using Collective Noun’s established satirical comedy style, sketches will range from reports on social issues, to sporting events, to politics. The show will balance both topical and evergreen subject matter covered from Collective Noun’s unique millennial viewpoint.

https://www.youtube.com/user/collectivenouncomedy

Brisbane Entrepreneur $27,500 1
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