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The Great YouTube List – French

Postby Sizen » Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:10 pm

For ten years now, YouTube has continued to grow as the number one site for online videos. Millions of creators from around the world contribute non-stop to its seemingly endless library of videos: more hours of video than you could ever hope to watch are uploaded to the site every second. As a result, probing the depths, and even the surface, of the site to find content that interests you can be a huge undertaking, to the point that some people might even give up before starting.

There are currently just over 50 French YouTubers with over a million subscribers, three of whom appeared in this year’s YouTube Rewind (two more than last year’s) and we can expect countless more to break the big million in the coming weeks and months.

I am, personally, a big fan of YouTube and spend many hours every day on the platform watching videos and looking for new and exciting creators. So, in the interest of saving you all some time, I’ve created a huge list of 70+ of some of the biggest and most creative YouTubers from the French speaking world. My Christmas gift to you. :)

Without further ado, here is my list of the biggest, best and most interesting YouTubers from the Francophonie!

Humour:
Cyprien – Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
Norman fait des vidéos - Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
Rémi Gaillard – Prank Videos
Mister V – Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
Le Rire Jaune – Two Brothers: Classic French “Podcasting”
Studio Bagel – TV Quality Comedic Short films
MrAntoineDaniel – Creator Of “What The Cut?” – Viral Video Clip Show + Commentary
Palma Show – TV Quality Sketch Comedy
Golden Moustache - TV Quality Comedic Short Films
Hugo Tout Seul - Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
ANDY – Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
SEB - Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
Le Woop – Sketch Comedy
Natoo - Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
LaChaineDeJeremy - Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
Mathieu Sommet – Creator Of “Salut les Geeks” - Viral Video Clip Show + Commentary
Aziatomik - Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
Jimmyfaitlcon - Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
La Ferme Jerome – Prank Videos
Pat la réalisation - Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
LinksTheSun – Creator Of “Point Culture” - Pop Culture/Music Reviews/etc
Les clichés de Jigmé - Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
Les carnets de Jigmé - Creator Of “Mercredi des réponses” – Comment Commentary
Gonzaguetv - Prank Videos/Others
Le Show Jaune - Viral Video Clip Show + Commentary
Les Tutos - Comedic And Completely Useless Tutorial Videos
Bapt&Gael - Immature Humour

Gaming:
SQUEEZIE – Comedic Gaming Clip Show
CyprienGaming – Cyprien and SQUEEZIE Playing New Releases
joueurdugrenier – Comedic Reviews
TheFantasio974 – Mainly Minecraft
Siphano – Long Format Playthroughs
MrLEV12 – Call of Duty
FantaBobGames – Long Format Playthroughs
PlayComedyClub – Comedic Gaming Clip Show
Frigiel – Long Format Playthroughs/Minecraft
HugoPOSAY - Comedic Gaming Clip Show
Aypierre – Long Format Playthroughs/Minecraft
SUP3R KONAR – Comedic Gaming Clip Show
MrBboy45 – Long Format Playthroughs
WaRTeKGaminG - FPS
WaRTeK Games – First Time Playing Various Games
Guzz Productions - Comedic Gaming Clip Show
Wankil Studio - Laink et Terracid - Comedic Gaming Clip Show
Amixem - Comedic Gaming Clip Show
Bazar du Grenier – joueurdugrenier’s Secondary Channel – Long Format Playthroughs/Short Comedic Reviews
benzaieTV - Comedic Reviews

Science/Math/History/General Knowledge:
Les Questions Cons – Silly Questions And Their Answers
e-penser – Hard Physics/Other Sciences
DirtyBiology – Biology/Other Sciences
Scilabus – General Science/Myths
Mickaël Launay – Math/Geometry
Code MU – Words/Etymology
Axolot – History
Nota Bene - History
Taupe10 – Top 10s On Diverse Subjects
DanyCaligula – Philosophy
Pouhiou NoéNaute – Sex-Ed
Usul2000 – Philosophy/Big Questions
Histoire Brève - History

Cinema:
Le Fossoyeur de Films – Classic/Cult/New Movies
Durendal1 – New Movies
NEXUS VI – Sci-Fi
Karim Debbache – Game Adaptations

Lifestyle/Fashion:
EnjoyPhoenix
Caroline & Safia
Jenesuispasjolie®
Sananas
Djulicious
❤Sandrea
Rose Carpet
GeorgiaSecrets
PerfectHonesty

Quebec:
Thomas Gauthier - Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
Je Joue Le Jeu – Comedic Game Reviews
Testeur Alpha - Comedic Game Reviews
Lysandre Nadeau – Vlogging/Others
Thierry Doucet - Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy
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Re: The Great YouTube List – French

Postby tomgosse » Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:26 pm

If you don't mind I will add this to the French Group 2016 - Les Voyageurs list.
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Re: The Great YouTube List – French

Postby Sizen » Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:33 pm

Go right ahead, Tom. It's out here to be seen. :)
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Re: The Great YouTube List – French

Postby tastyonions » Fri Dec 25, 2015 12:15 am

I love Gonzague. It's incredible how good he is at holding a straight face.

One of my favorites is "Défi: exposer sa statue au Louvre": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7PIU7npmz4
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Re: The Great YouTube List – French

Postby sillygoose1 » Fri Dec 25, 2015 2:29 am

Palmashow is a great comedy duo that produces some funny sketches - I highly recommend them along with Golden Mustache as listed in OP. Unfortunately they recently made it so you have to have a European IP to access their videos but if you can get a VPN it's well worth it.
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Re: The Great YouTube List – French

Postby donJhon » Fri Dec 25, 2015 3:55 pm

Try ZenMate for spoofing an IP from Germany. https://zenmate.com/
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Re: The Great YouTube List – French

Postby Bao » Fri Dec 25, 2015 9:23 pm

Uhm. I tried the Golden Moustache's last video, which was .... somewhat too graphic for me to continue watching. :oops: What about the other channels, which ones do have that kind of visual too? Norman's style is fine with me.

I also like Linguisticae. (If I could grow a beard I'd totally do that stuff to it.)
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Postby MorkTheFiddle » Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:10 pm

Bao wrote:Uhm. I tried the Golden Moustache's last video, which was .... somewhat too graphic for me to continue watching. :oops:

Thank you, Bao. Who else besides me dropped everything after reading this compelling advertisement to check out Golden Moustache? ;)
Uncertain though about which episode is the last, I watched only a couple. "Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au Milieu ?" is an amusing send-up of bigotry. I was not sure what to make of "Course Poursuite." Perhaps it is just a sight gag that does not work?
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Re: The Great YouTube List – French

Postby Sizen » Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:39 pm

I forgot two very important channels! :shock:

Les Tutos - Comedic And Completely Useless Tutorial Videos. Lots of yelling.
Bapt&Gael - Immature Humour... Like really. Not for the easily offended. Originally "Dix Minutes À Perdre".

And, just for fun, here's a quick list of some of my all-time favourite videos.


Bao wrote:Uhm. I tried the Golden Moustache's last video, which was .... somewhat too graphic for me to continue watching. :oops: What about the other channels, which ones do have that kind of visual too? Norman's style is fine with me.

Pretty much anything with 'Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy' beside it will be, in general, fairly safe and much like Norman. Most people who like Norman will also like Cyprien.

I will say, however, that most Golden Moustache videos aren't quite like that last one, of which I am not a huge fan. Bapt&Gael is probably not for you, though.
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Re: The Great YouTube List – French

Postby Bao » Sat Dec 26, 2015 10:12 pm

MorkTheFiddle wrote:Thank you, Bao. Who else besides me dropped everything after reading this compelling advertisement to check out Golden Moustache? ;)

Haha, I'm overly sensitive when it comes to visuals. If you enjoy it, that's great.

Sizen wrote:Pretty much anything with 'Classic French “Podcasting”/Sketch Comedy' beside it will be, in general, fairly safe and much like Norman. Most people who like Norman will also like Cyprien.

I will say, however, that most Golden Moustache videos aren't quite like that last one, of which I am not a huge fan. Bapt&Gael is probably not for you, though.

Thanks for the heads up!
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