Grace Helbig (Daily Grace): Being a YouTube Celebrity
Daily Grace (Grace Helbig) talks about what it means to earn a living through online video today.
As a YouTube celebrity Grace has developed her comedy and built a massive following through her daily vlogs since 2007. Grace was featured at the Just For Laughs Comedy Conference as panelest to discuss the whether or not YouTube celebrities were the future of comedy. IThentic was lucky enough to get the opportunity to sit down and speak with Grace about her experiences online and what she really thought about comedy, YouTube, celebrity, and what she thinks the future will look like for the entertainment industry.
Last year iThentic was lucky enough to check out the Just For Laughs Comedy Conference, which gave the crew access to some of the industries most talented and influential players!
The Just For Laughs Comedy Conference is a unique, annual, global gathering of the biggest names in the comedy world that explores all facets of comedy. You can't get any closer than this to the biggest stars and the biggest players in the comedy industry. Past participants include: Judd Apatow, Todd Phillips, Jay Roach, Paul Feig, Lewis Black, Steven Levitan, Jason Reitman, Ivan Reitman, Edgar Wright, Louis CK, Dan Harmon, Patton Oswalt, Marc Maron, Chelsea Handler, Adam Carolla, just to name a few!
With this incredible access iThentic has produced a series of candid and hilarious behind the scenes conversations with some major industry personalities. The series also allows a unique insider perspective on the pitch process and industry advice often shared behind closed doors. Segments from the series include conversations with Patton Oswalt, Paul F. Tompkins, Shane Dawson, Lloyd (Epic Lloyd) Ahlqhist, Grace Helbig, Andy Kindler, Todd Barry, Burnie Burns, Mark Little, Mike Farah (Funny or Die), Lee Aronsohn (Two & A Half Men), Casey Bloys (HBO), Bill Prady (Big Bang Theory), Sam Reich (College Humor), Kent Alterman (Comedy Central), Jennifer Caserta (IFC), Kevin Beggs (Lionsgate), Ben Relles (YouTube), Andy Nulman (JFL President) and many more!