The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

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  • 2 November 2016

Jamie Ross, Claire Heuchan, Halina Rifai and Sheri Scott among the 20 ones to watch picked out by BBC The Social

As if our Hot 100 wasn't enough, we've got more numbers for you. We've teamed up with BBC The Social – the brains behind those videos that are all over social media – to find the top 20 people to watch out for on Scotland's digital scene. Keep an eye out for these ones…

Andrew O'Donnell

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

Wildlife filmmaker Andrew O'Donnell discovers the best spots across Scotland to capture amazing footage of wildlife. He'll camp out in hides for hours to get the perfect shot.

Asten Holmes-Elliott

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

Asten Holmes-Elliott is a filmmaker and artist. Using different mediums, includng film, photography, illustration and, most recently, painting, Asten's work examines emotion, connection and community.

Bachala Mbunzama

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

An actor and comedian turned social media personality known for his comical videos and distinct laugh – he's generated millions of online views over the past year.

Calum Maclean

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

Based on Skye, Calum is a filmmaker and photographer who is drawn to cold water and wild places. His photos and films document his passion for outdoor swimming and exploration.

Cat Hepburn

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

Award-winning scriptwriter, spoken-word artist, lecturer and writing mentor based in Glasgow. Cat is currently working as a storywriter for BBC Scotland's drama River City.

Claire Heuchan

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

A black radical feminist who blogs as Sister Outrider. Claire explores the relationship between race and sex and considers what it is to be a black feminist in a British context.

Connor Strachan

The Hot 100 2016: BBC Social 20

Filmmaker originally from Aberdeen, he runs the music channel Wavvy Music. His drive to achieve has seen him grab numerous opportunities with the channel at the heart of it all.

Gary Marley

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

Twenty-one-year-old creator from Motherwell who has been creating content for five years and has a passion for making people laugh through his comedy gaming videos and blogs.

Gill Hatcher

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

Gill Hatcher is a Lanarkshire-based cartoonist and illustrator. She is the founder and editor of the awesome women's comic anthology Team Girl Comic.

Halina Rifai

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

The brains behind Podcart, a music blog / podcast with a strong focus on emerging Scottish artists as well as international ones. Halina is also a founding member of female collective TYCI.

Iain Henderson

The Hot 100 2016: BBC Social 20

An award-winning creative force of nature from Glasgow, working in short films, viral web series and music videos. His filmmaking consistently pushes boundaries nationally and internationally.

Jamie Ross

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

Jamie has been at BuzzFeed UK for two years, starting off as a political reporter based in London before moving to Edinburgh in early 2016 to report on Scotland.

Jay McLeary

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

Jay is the co-founder of Edinburgh-based Music Comes First Records and production company Scottie Media. He has stepped out from behind the camera to host content for The Social.

Kate Adair

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

Kate is a filmmaker, vlogger and transgender rights activist / advocate who creates original content with the mission of it being informative, funny and accessible to all while promoting marginalised voices.

Nicki Paton

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

Hailing from Wishaw, Nicki's boundless creativity has led to a record deal, publishing a book and becoming an online personality through comedy videos based on her personal life experiences.

Omar Al-Zidjali

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

With no prior education in camera-work, Omar has honed his skills and reputation in the field by filming music videos for hip hop artists and short docs for The Social.

Sheri Scott

Sheri is a Glasgow-based fashion and lifestyle blogger dedicated to bright colours and personal style. From fashion to beauty, sandwiches to sustainability, the topics she covers are vast and varied.

Stuart Russell

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

Straight out of Fife, Stuart is a writer and arts enthusiast with a passion for radio. His latest podcast, called Earth, encourages positive planetary change from a youth perspective.

Victor Lockhart

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

Victor is passionate about performance, filmmaking and cosplay. They produce, edit and act in all their own videos, often to music, and recently starred in The Social's first web drama.

Zara Gladman

The Hot 100 2016: The Social 20

Zara is the face of public engagement for the Glasgow Science Festival, has a PhD in crayfish and a passion for 'zoo-LOL-ogy', blending comedy with science through her videos.

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