YouTube Academy with HP

Finding the next YouTube Star

The YouTube Academy with HP is an exciting, collaborative platform created to invest into the next generation of YouTube Creators – influencers and shapers of the world of entertainment, culture and the arts.


With more than 270 entries, only 20 of the best talents in South East Asia made the cut to be mentored by the best YouTube Creators, including the likes of international music producer and Kurt Hugo Schneider and Singaporean comedian and DJ, Dee Kosh.


Get to know them as they embark on their journey!

Kurt Hugo Schneider

Academy Mentor

More than

270

entries received during the one week auditions

Only

20

finalists were
selected

From a total of

6

countries: Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong

Finalists will go through

6

months of mentoring with YouTube Creators

Our Finalists

Alicia Tan

Alicia Tan

Malaysia
Musician, Actress

Alvin Lee

Alvin Lee

Malaysia
Singer

Alexander Yuen

Alexander Yuen

Singapore
Magician

Beatrice Marie

Beatrice Marie

Philippines
Singer-songwriter

Chotima Thetsidaeng

Chotima Thetsidaeng

Thailand
Musician, Singer

Christian Febrianto

Christian Febrianto

Indonesia
Singer, Musician, Producer

Ernest Ng

Ernest Ng

Malaysia
Comic artist, Actor

Glaiza Micua

Glaiza Micua

Philippines
Singer

Iris Judotter

Iris Judotter

Singapore
Musician, Singer

Kyla & Kirana

Kyla & Kirana

Indonesia
Singers

Noelle Mikazuki

Noelle Mikazuki

Singapore

New Youth Barbershop

New Youth Barbershop

Hong Kong
Musicians & Singers

Patricia Alyanna

Patricia Alyanna

Philippines
Musician, Singer

Pauline Ariane

Pauline Ariane

Philippines
Singer-songwriter

Rahul Advani

Rahul Advani

Singapore
Musician, Singer

Timothy Joshua Zarsadias

Timothy Joshua Zarsadias

Malaysia
Musician, Singer

TrevMonki

TrevMonki

Singapore
Comedy, Skits

Sellek Teng

Sellek Teng

Singapore
Musician, Singer

Shawne Koh

Shawne Koh

Singapore
Musician, Singer

Will Cho

Will Cho

Hong Kong
Photographer

Learn from the best

Academy participants are invited to mentoring sessions featuring YouTube Creators of various tribes of passion that expand their creative horizons.

Challenge accepted

What’s an Academy without homework? Specially crafted challenges are issued to our Academy participants to get them out of their comfort zones and to stretch their creativity.

The Rankings

As of September 2015

Position Name Score Position Name Score
1 New Youth Barbershop 83 11 Noelle Mikazuki 70
2 Earnest Ng Bro 82 12 Alvin Lee 69
3 Christian Bong 82 13 Rahul Advani 68
4 TrevMonki 79 14 Alexander Yuen 68
5 Beatrees 76 15 Moodaengmd 65
6 Will Cho 74 16 Irisjudotter 65
7 Kaye & Kyla 72 17 Ariaaspromised 65
8 shawneydepp 72 18 Ciannaspreadslove 61
9 Alicia Tan 70 19 Glaiza Micua 57
10 Timothy Zarsadias 70

The buzz

“How to bend the rules on YouTube? Be entertaining, visually-creative, and always not be content and satisfied.”


-Kurt Hugo Schneider

The community