Entries Tagged with ‘Producing’

Our New/Old ‘Rock With You’ Video

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

We teamed up with our old friend Kenny Stevenson (of MRTC, Yahoo!, and Kingsford Charcoal fame), and made this sterling dance video. Hope you enjoy it. It's the first in a series, and, yes, we made it before the Michael ...

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My Roommate the Cylon named to NATPE Finals!!

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

We're honored to announce that My Roommate the Cylon was chosen as a finalist in the NATPE NEXT TV Competition. But the work isn't over: WE NEED YOUR VOTE!!! Log in and vote (it just takes a second) at Stickam.com. Episode 1.4 "The ...

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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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Recap: Iron Man Screening with Live Commentary from Favreau and Downey Jr.

Friday, September 12th, 2008

I'm ashamed of myself for taking this long to write about it, but last Saturday I went a screening of Iron Man at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. It was billed to feature live commentary from director Jon Favreau (over ...

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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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The Analogy of The Train

Monday, April 7th, 2008

This weekend Alec and I had our first production meeting for our new show, and during it, we chose our first shoot day: Saturday, May 31st. This decision made all the difference for us and connects to the post ...

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Lessons in Leverage

Monday, March 31st, 2008

If you haven't already, please go and read Alec's guest post on Chatterbox Marketing. In it, Alec speaks about the events over this past year (many of which I've been present for) that have lead him to the place where he ...

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Possessed

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

I stumbled upon two things, related: 1) Vimeo looks to have a really nice browser interface, and the ability to push HD, good-looking video. I haven't seen online video with this kind of visual quality since my early response to ...

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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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