Vanessa Hill


Vanessa Hill is a science educator, host and producer. Her YouTube channel BrainCraft is a leading educational presence on YouTube, with more than 450,000 subscribers and 27,000,000 views. Vanessa began her career teaching science in remote parts of Australia, where her love of the internet led to her first web series presenting DIY experiments for CSIRO. She hosted and produced BrainCraft as a PBS web series for four seasons, directed PBS Digital Studios’ first long-form documentary, Mutant Menu, produced Attention Wars for Screen Australia and hosted Sciencey for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Vanessa is passionate about enthusing more young people about STEM subjects and show how science is human, relevant and amazing.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.