Entries Tagged with ‘Drama’

LonelyGirl15 Creators Not So Lonely Anymore

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

We interviewed Miles Beckett and Greg Goodfried, the creators of Lonelygirl15 and Kate Modern, for the September/October 2008 issue of Script Magazine. Their new media production company EQAL recently landed $5 million in financing and a big contract with ...

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Mad Men Twitter Accounts Suspended!

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

AMC enacted their copyright and had Twitter suspend the accounts associated with their Mad Men characters. There are a lot of bloggers up-in-arms about this, as bloggers can be (read: "The DMCA sucks!" "Burn copyrights!" "Anarchy!"). Bloggers, who tend ...

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1962, Meet 2008: Mad Men Characters are Twittering

Monday, August 25th, 2008

One of my favorite shows on TV, AMC's Mad Men is getting bigger audiences in season 2, and treating them to an expanded look into the lives of the [fictional] ad world of 1962. The tone is pitch-perfect, the characters ...

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Stephen King’s N

Friday, August 1st, 2008

When Stephen King goes online, it's newsworthy. When it's the creepiest online series I've ever seen, it's worth a mention on our site. Definitely worth a watch. Great musical score with disheartening violins and fear-inducing build-ups. Daily, 2-minute ...

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TNT Went All-In on Lucky Chance and Busted

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

[Originally written for TubeFilter.tv.] Half advertisement, half action series, TNT’s new short-form series Lucky Chance is a high-speed romp through a what feels like a student film inspired by the fast editing style, one-liner quipping actors, and outlandish mobsters in Guy ...

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The Best Cinematography Online: The West Side

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Webby-award winning online drama The West Side is simply the best-shot series online. Shot in a self-proclaimed "urban cowboy" genre, it's purely black-and-white and features gorgeous shot after gorgeous shot. I spoke last week about tone, and The West Side ...

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A Niche Audience and a Recognizable Star

Monday, June 16th, 2008

I met with Christine Park of Paulist Productions a few weeks back, and aside from having an amazing office on PCH that overlooks the Pacific Ocean, they have a new web series from which I learned a good lesson. Tyler's Ride ...

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Interview with quarterlife’s Marshall Herskovitz

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

We interviewed writer-producer Marshall Herskovitz for the May/June 2008 issue of Script Magazine a few days before his online series quarterlife debuted on NBC. We all know what happened, but don't write off our article just yet: quarterlife's stumble ...

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Can Friday Night Lights Live as a Web Show?

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

With all the talk about Friday Night Lights being on the verge of being canceled and then being leveraged to bring viewers to DirecTV, it begs the question... Are the days of canceling a critically-acclaimed, but unwatched TV show over? ...

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Stage 9 Launches

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

We've heard great things about the effort to move ABC/Disney online, and it officially launched today: Stage 9 Digital Media. NewTeeVee, as usual, has some great coverage on the launch. The digital studio has some big medium hyped big shoes to fill, ...

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