*SCAPE Streamer Residency FAQ
1: What is the programme about?
A: *SCAPE Streamer Residency is a programme meant to develop aspiring streamers through workshops, mentorships and networking to help build a sustainable pathway via content creation.
2: Who will this programme be suitable for?
A: Due to overwhelming requests, we will be opening up this programme to aspiring local youth streamers on Twitch. Twitch Partners are not allowed to participate in this programme.
3: When will *SCAPE Streamer Residency be held?
A: Registration will begin on 4 November and end on 9 December 2022. The official programme will kick off on 16 December 2022 once the participants have been chosen.
4: What is the duration of *SCAPE Streamer Residency programme?
A: EXP Camp: 16 December 2022 – 18 December 2022
Pathway Programme: 7 January 2023 – 4 March 2023
5: What time does EXP Camp start?
A: The schedule for EXP Camp is:
16 December 2022, Friday, 3PM – 10PM
17 – 18 December 2022, Saturday & Sunday, 10AM – 7PM
(Do let us know when filling up the registration form if you are unable to make it for any of the above date/time and we will review on your eligibility on a case-by-case basis)
6: Is there an age restriction for *SCAPE Streamer Residency and is it only open to Singaporeans/Singapore PR?
A: Yes, interested registrants are to be of age between 18 to 35 years old, and have to be a Singaporean or Singapore PR to qualify for the registration.
7: Is there a cost to join *SCAPE Streamer Residency?
A: No, it is absolutely FREE to join. However, a SGD50 deposit is required upon selection via PayNow, payment details will be shared upon confirmation. The deposit will be refunded upon completion of the EXP Camp.
8: What is the selection process for *SCAPE Streamer Residency participants?
A: Applicants will be required to submit an audition video through the registration link here.
9: What are my obligations if I am chosen?
A: For EXP Camp (offline) – To be present at *SCAPE for all 3 days, actively participate in all camp activities, learn from mentors, make friends, and have fun.
For Pathway programme (online/offline) – To attend every masterclass and mentorship sessions; complete the weekly projects and workbook; fulfill potential sponsorship entitlements, including uploading of logos to your stream overlay, monitoring of Twitch statistics, share it with the organising team weekly, and to stream at least 12 hours weekly, etc.
10: How will I know if I am selected for the *SCAPE Streamer Residency?
A: We will contact you via email to go through another round of selection process via an offline audition, where the final participants will then have the opportunity to take part in *SCAPE Streamer Residency programme.
Successful applicants for *SCAPE Streamer Residency will be sent an email confirmation by 13 December 2022. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
11: Will I be able to choose my Mentor?
A: No, the organising team will facilitate the appropriate allocation of the mentees to the Mentors. However you are free to voice out who your preferred mentor is during the interview.
12: What should I expect from my Mentor and Camp Facilitator?
A: You can expect first hand experienced advice from your Mentor or Facilitator and obstacles that they know you will face with tips on how to overcome them.
In EXP Camp, youths can expect several fun activities, panel sharing, content creation projects, and collaboration opportunities.
In the Pathway Programme, youths can expect a series of masterclasses, 1-on-1 mentoring sessions, content review sessions, as well as sharing sessions by the mentors themselves.
13: Do I need to be a streamer or have any experience with streaming to join *SCAPE Streamer Residency?
A: We are looking for aspiring streamers to join us for this programme and yes, we’ve heard you! Due to the popular requests, you no longer be required to obtain the affiliate status on twitch to be eligible for registrations.
14: How do I register for *SCAPE Streamer Residency?
A: You can register via this link here.
15: If I am a current Twitch “Partner”, am I still allowed to register for *SCAPE Streamer Residency?
A: As much as we appreciate your enthusiasm, “Partners” of Twitch cannot participate in *SCAPE Streamer Residency, as we are looking to give new and aspiring streamers a chance to learn and grow in the world of streaming.
16: Is it compulsory to commit fully to the 3 day EXP Camp, and the 9 weeks schedule of Pathway programme upon being selected?
A: Yes, it is compulsory. Upon registration of the *SCAPE Streamer Residency, you are to fully commit to both the EXP Camp and Pathway programme (unless you checked ‘I am not interested in Pathway’ in the registration form). In the event that you do not complete or turn up for the EXP Camp, the SGD50 deposited will be forfeited. (Any exception will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis)
Take note that if you are NOT part of the top 12 to qualify for the Pathway programme after completing EXP Camp, you do NOT need to commit to Pathway’s 9 weeks schedule.
17: What is the schedule for the Pathway programme?
A: Masterclasses will be held every Saturday at 10AM from 4 January 2022 and ends on 4 March 2022 with the exception of Chinese New Year weekend where the masterclass will be held on the 19 January, 8pm – 10pm (Schedule subject to change)
18. How do I graduate from the *SCAPE Streamer Residency programme?
A: Participants have to complete the 3 day EXP Camp, and Pathway programme’s 9 weeks course, and attend the graduation in order to graduate from the programme.
19: What is the Pathway loot crate for?
A: It contains a variety of sponsored equipment and accessories to provide the 12 selected participants in Pathway programme a boost to improve their streaming experiences.
20. Can I become a “Partner” after going through *SCAPE Streamer Residency?
A: It is possible if you achieve Twitch’s requirements for Partner status listed below within the duration of Pathway programme:
- You must have completed the Twitch “Path to Affiliate” subscription.
- You need to build a community and have about 75 active viewers on a regular basis.
- You must stream for an extended period of time on at least 12 different days within a month.
- You must stream for at least 25 hours within a month.
Upon graduation, top performing individuals will also have an opportunity to be invited to the *SCAPE Twitch Team as a streamer.
For more queries, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to answer any additional questions.