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Aymar Jean Christian: "Soon after the Kickstarter campaign for "Veronica Mars" sparked a ton of conversations and debates, another woman-led project took the crowdfunding site by storm, raising its $60,000 goal soon after it launched."
This is a fabulous transmedia work and thoroughly deserves its success.
David Licata: "The web series can take many shapes, from a no-budget serial made in high-school media classes to Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog to Netflix’s long-format House of Cards."
A very informative read ....
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"A great lay of the land. And in doing so, this points out in bright neon letters what is wrong with the vast majority of web series today" -
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Simon Staffans: "Brilliant as it looks, I thought I’d like to know some more. Here, for your perusal as well, a brief interview I did with Christy Dena" ...
AUTHENTIC ALL IN CAPS is described as: "A satirical *web audio adventure* where you travel across the web with characters who face ridiculous obstacles to being themselves."
You can also listen to Robert Pratten's Transmedia Podcast with Christy Dena here and support her crowdfunding campaign here.
Great job Christy, so exciting to see this getting launched!
Een audiotour, maar niet in een museum, of op straat, maar op je ipad. Door het web. Waar kunstenaars moordenaars zijn en filosofen gokkers, terwijl de onderwereld bevolkt wordt door quantumtheoretici. Confused? You will be.
Fruzsina Eördögh: "Yahoo beat Google in 2012, when it came to original web video programming. A look back at the best video series the Internet has to offer."
Note to self: watch more web series in 2013!
In a series of video interviews by Anna Jackson, creative producer Mark Westerby shares the challenges and rewards of working across platforms to create FixTV, Wellington's first live studio and web TV chat show.
Robert Echevarria: "Achieving longterm success in an online medium known for its short attention span is no small feat, but "The Guild," which is centered around the lives of a group of gamers involved in an MMORPG, is moving into its sixth season, which premieres on Day's YouTube channel Geek & Sundry on October 2nd" ...
Chaunton: "Toshiba and Intel have teamed up to create a weekly web series with a couple interesting twists" ...
Chaunton: "[...] the plot of H+ deals directly with the far more pervasive reality of persistent internet connectivity. We may not all walk around with a chip in our heads, but a great many of us spend 24 hours a day with internet access in our pockets."
Valentina Valentini: "If we’re all going to our computers these days to watch content we used to only be able to access on a television, why not put the efforts (and money) there in the first place, with content that's tailored for an online experience?"
ASSOCIATED PRESS: "In the latest batch of notable series to launch online, long-harbored ambitions find digital outlets: Seinfeld does nothing; Tom Hanks plays a hero; Larry King keeps his suspenders in action" ...
Meredith Woerner: "The first footage is out from Tom Hanks' animated web series, Electric City — set in a post-apocalyptic dystopia, where only the rich can afford communication" ...
Devon Glenn: "On Thursday a Web series called “Beat Girl” hit the pinboard running with 145 pins containing both videos and still images. Has a new genre arrived?"
DRC: Image is a screen shot of Beat Girl World on Pinterest.
Chaunton: "For those of you who have been following Guidestones: an Interactive Thriller, you already know this is a hands on storytelling experience worth checking out. If you haven't yet, you should take the time. It's one of the most unique web series out there right now."
Myles McNutt: "Today, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries ended its 100-episode run, bringing to a close Hank Green and Bernie Su’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice" ...
An excellent article to read at the conclusion of a fantastic transmedia storytelling experience. What are your thoughts on The Lizzie Bennet Diaries?
If you haven't watched the Lizzie Bennett Diaries yet, and you enjoy discussing novels and/or films, you are missing out. Lots of great psychological analysis in this post.
Ah but when one thing ends, another begins. Check out Hank Green's next Kickstarter project http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/pemberleydigital/the-lizzie-bennet-diaries-dvdand-more?ref=live.
Fiona Milburn: "Follow the links for the latest on projects being tracked by Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age" ...
Defiance: The First Video-Game Television Show
Susan Karlin: “A new science fiction franchise faces many technical challenges in marrying a video game with a television show.”
Kickstarter Alert: Authentic in All Caps
Daniel Donahoo: “Storytellers and those interested in how we wander around the web should be interested in this little transmedia storytelling project coming out of the brain of Christy Dena called Authentic in All Caps.”
Exclusive Interview: ‘Lizzie Bennet Diaries’ Transmedia Producer Jay Bushman talks the Streamys, the show, more
Marama Whyte: “The latest in our series of exclusive Lizzie Bennet Diaries interviews – Hypable spoke to The LBD Transmedia Producer Jay Bushman about his recent Streamys win, his work on the show, and what transmedia is all about, anyway.”
Randy Astle: "At the beginning of the year, Filmmaker’s Scott Macaulay pointed out again — like many others have as well — that features are no longer the default format-of-choice for indie filmmakers."
A fabulous article for filmmakers interested in pitching and producing transmedia extensions for an existing franchise.
Freddie Wong AKA freddiew has a released an infographic breaking down how his 'Video Game High School' web series spent its $636,000 budget.
Very useful and fabulously presented.
excelente infografía, que resume los costos de los nuevos formatos para producir
Fascinating breakdown of financial budgeting for video game production.
While the web TV industry is still waiting for its first blockbuster hit, the big players are starting to invest in quality content and audiences are slowly coming out for a look, reports media writer Aymar Jean Christian.
Image: Yahoo!'s sitcom Burning Love.
Michael Andersen: "Tonight, the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards held its annual awards, where the Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media – Original Interactive Television Programming was awarded to Fourth Wall Studios for their interactive program Dirty Work" ...
Jake Coyle: "How much does a good Web series cost? That's been an evolving but constant question as digital series multiply. Increasingly, Internet-based series aspire to television-level quality, while trying to get by on Web-sized budgets."
Hugh Hart: "In the new online series produced by Bryan Singer, people are going crazy for a chip that hardwires their nervous systems into the internet 24 hours a day -- until a virus kills a third of the world's population" ...
The protagonist of The Silent City is completely alone. Or so he thinks. “I’ve seen less and less of the others, as the years have passed,” he narrates to no one in particular.
DAVE ITZKOFF: "Bryan Singer, director of "The Usual Suspects" and "X-Men," is producing a new series, "H+," which will make its debut next month on YouTube and which tells of a not-so-far-off time in which humans are nearly wiped out by malfunctioning chips" ...
Joan Voight: "In preparation for the debut of its post-apocalyptic web series Electric City, Yahoo launched the online alternate reality game Tap Joint" ...
Dan Casey: "Somewhere between a pop-up video and a Choose Your Own Adventure book, the series provides scores of awesome bonus content in the form of phone calls, text messages, e-mails and videos."