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Making machinima, mastering the virtual camera and posting what helps me grow.
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How Does A Web Series Jump to TV?

How Does A Web Series Jump to TV? | The Machinimatographer | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, February 27, 2014 7:46 PM


Aymar Jean Christian:  "Five years ago, making a web series to get on traditional television was a fool's game. Now it's becoming a viable way to break into TV -- here's how it's working" ...

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Lessons In Web Video From The People Who Brought You “Red Vs. Blue”

Lessons In Web Video From The People Who Brought You “Red Vs. Blue” | The Machinimatographer | Scoop.it

Dan Soloman:  "Rooster Teeth, the studio behind machinima classic Red vs. Blue, talk about lessons learned from 10 years of making web video and how the studio is evolving for the medium’s next phase."


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Reb vs Blue is what got me interested in machinima ... great scoop, DRC!

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, June 20, 2013 3:29 AM

Before YouTube, there was Rooster Teeth ....

Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, June 20, 2013 5:48 AM

I just love the way these guys are thinking :

 

“It’s such a wild, wooly world out there in online video,” says Hullum. “We don’t really think of competition in that capacity.” He describes an employee of the company they found through videos he’d made that were similar to the ones Rooster Teeth makes. “We could have been, like, Oh, this guy’s trying to do what we’re doing,” he says in a mock-disappointed voice. “Instead, we said, Oh, this guy’s doing cool stuff like we do! Let’s talk to him! And he’s a great guy to have on the team.”


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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's comment, June 20, 2013 11:36 AM
Thanks Asil :-)
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The Essential Guide to Webfests

The Essential Guide to Webfests | The Machinimatographer | Scoop.it

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A good resource if you're making a machimima series.

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, July 27, 2013 12:39 AM

Randy Astle:  "Compared to film festivals, webfests — “film” festivals geared specifically toward web series (like Mission Backup Earth, pictured above) and other online videos — are definitely the new kids on the block, but they’re fast coming to fill the role for web video that names like Venice and Cannes did for film decades ago" ...

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Five Different Routes to a Web Series

Five Different Routes to a Web Series | The Machinimatographer | Scoop.it

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."


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Food for thougth

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, March 24, 2013 9:49 PM

A very informative read ....

Tina Stock's curator insight, March 25, 2013 9:45 AM

The REALLY interesting portion of this column is in the comments.

Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, March 25, 2013 11:23 AM

From the comments: 

"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" -


Very inspiring reading -