Entries Tagged with ‘Online’

Join Alec & Bob for a New Media Panel Next Week

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Alec McNayr and Bob Gustafson (that's us!) will be on a panel focusing on new media and screenwriting next week. The event is free, but RSVPs are required. New Media Panel Monday, September 21, 2009 7:30 PM Writers Boot Camp in Santa Monica Hosted ...

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12 Steps for Creating a Hit Web Series

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Earlier this month, we attended the NATPE LATV Fest in Los Angeles, and from our experience, wrote the forthcoming Script Magazine article “The State of Online Media,” in which we discuss the current world of Web entertainment as it relates ...

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My Roommate the Cylon

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Sorry for the lack of communication or posts recently. We've been focusing on our newest web series, a comedy spinoff of one of favorite TV shows, Battlestar Galactica. It's called My Roommate The Cylon. It just launched tonight with Episode ...

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Street Fighter: Stop-Motion and Options

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

Animator and stop-motion artist Patrick Boivin has made a brilliant series of "choose-your-own-adventure" style videos where you can battle through a Street Fighter fight using YouTube's "clickable area" tools. It's a great use of the tools available... and the ...

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Big Names Change the Online Game

Monday, December 1st, 2008

We were lucky enough to interview some big names for our latest Script Magazine article (originally appearing in the Nov/Dec 2008 issue). We originally wanted to investigate celebrities' foray into online media, and how it was damaging the opportunities ...

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Working Your Way Up the New Media Pyramid

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

NewTeeVee is covering a question I've been thinking about for a while now: do traditional celebrities help or hinder web series? Do you have to be (or have signed) a celebrity to make a web series work? Have ...

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Back on Topps Not Quuuuuuiiiiiteeee There Yet

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

Michael Eisner's company bought the baseball card company Topps last year, and this year, his new media production company Vuguru is making a mockumentary about it. Back on Topps stars twin comedians The Sklar Brothers, and is actually quite ...

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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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Fast Company Lists the Funny

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Fast Company's Fast Take Email mentioned today a few articles its done about online comedy. It notably mentions nine "Top Funny Sites," and I thought I'd share (along some of my favorites comedy pieces): Fark.com The Onion (Ghost Of Christmas Future ...

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N Came and Went, But What Did it Mean?

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

I've lauded Stephen King's N. as the best web series I'd seen in a long time, but it ended with an awkward "okay, that's done now." Now what? As a fan, what am I supposed to do? Buy the book? ...

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