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Over the past six months data from our analytics shows that a high percentage of traffic to Web Series Network comes from Google Searches and direct visits to http://webseriesnetwork.com. A tiny bit comes from Facebook and YouTube, and ZERO from Twitter,…Continue
For aspiring web series makers: A look at basic camera shots and what they look like, featuring extreme close up, close up, medium shot, long shot, extreme long shot, high angle shot, low angle shot, tilt, and pan.…Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on August 31, 2012 at 1:23pm — No Comments
We've come a long way since the days when you had to edit on Moviola, the first machine for motion picture editing invented in 1924. Check out this video tour of the original moviola projector below. Makes one appreciate the systems we have today.…Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on August 30, 2012 at 9:54pm — No Comments
This coming Labor Day Weekend will official mark the end of summer 2012 and the beginning of fall, so get a glass, pour yourself a drink, raise it up and toast to your accomplishments and set backs. Life's about taking the good with the bad, celebrating successes and setbacks, and always setting new goals and challenges.
This fall I'm…Continue
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A look at the viral video business, showcasing people who have found success monetizing YouTube…Continue
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DirecTV is teaming with Fox Digital Studio on a branded entertainment web series called Suit Up, set to air on Yahoo Screen and Yahoo Sports, beginning September 12, 2012 before making its broadcast premiere on DirecTV's Audience Network in January 2013.
The comedy series chronicles the attempt by renowned crisis manager Jim…Continue
The continuing success of Jay Hind, India's only late night comedy web show bear testament to creating niche programming for unserved demographic. Since launching August 15, 2009, Jay Hind has released more than 250 episodes, amassing more than 18 million combined views on YouTube and 65 million…Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on August 29, 2012 at 9:40am — No Comments
Watch this teaser trailer from 'Almost Home,' a new family-centric web series from 'The Parent Hood' star Reagan Gomez, who also serves as writer and executive producer with Al Thompson. She is currently in the animated TV program The Cleveland Show as Roberta Tubbs, Cleveland Brown's stepdaughter. Gomez replaced actress Nia Long on the…Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on August 28, 2012 at 12:55pm — No Comments
Everyone with a YouTube account is now qualified to join the YouTube Partner Program and opt into monetizing their videos.
You can enable your videos for monetization pending approval from YouTube, and once approved, YouTube…Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on August 28, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Anywhere, anytime programming: That's the beauty about producing web shows. Whether on a farm in the far east of Africa or on the beach in Venice, California, anyone with a tablet, smartphone, or PC and Internet connection can view programs. Google's new Nexus 7 tablet (which competes with Apple's iPad) went on sale today for…Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on August 28, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
YouTube anchorman Philip DeFranco attracts as many as 3 million views per episode beating the average viewership of such notable TV programs as CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, HLN's Nancy Grace, MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, and even Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He's inching on FOX's The O'Reilly…Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on August 28, 2012 at 11:14am — No Comments
The MetLife stadium home of the New York Giants and New York Jets is the largest stadium in the NFL by its regular seating capacity of 82,566. Visually, if you drew that many viewers on your web series per episode or combined, this is what it would look like. For now, celebrating the small successes and keeping those that have subscribed to your series or YouTube…Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on August 28, 2012 at 10:39am — No Comments
"I find that you have to be more respectful of people's attention on the Internet than you do on TV. The Internet is a very personal medium, TV is not as personal. That's why I'm strict about the length of the episodes (Seinfeld…Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on August 27, 2012 at 4:24pm — No Comments
Many independent web series makers often wonder why blogs don't respond to review/coverage requests. The value that blogs provide to content creators is exposure to their readership and audience. But what value does your web series provide to the blog? That's the question you must answer with a straight face before reaching out to blogs for write-ups.
Men's personal care brand Axe went beyond traditional marketing outlets, launching a six-episode web series called 'Finding Susan Glenn' with Emmy nominee and star of New Girl, Max Greenfield, to encourage men to be confident. The project is focused on the "universal idea that every guy has a girl in his life, or a Susan Glenn, that has blown him away and almost rendered…Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on August 25, 2012 at 3:11pm — No Comments
'Ugly Betty' star America Ferrera shares her thoughts on the future of web-based entertainment in a recent interview with CNN. Ferrera stars in Christine, a new web series from WIGS.…Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on August 24, 2012 at 3:29pm — No Comments
It may be hard to believe, but YouTube says 72 hours of video are uploaded to the site every minute. Also, over 800 million unique users visit YouTube each month. Over 4 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube. 70% of YouTube traffic comes from outside the US. In 2011, YouTube had more than 1 trillion views or around 140 views…Continue
Love the clean ultra kinetic visuals from director Michael Bay. He's actually a pretty damn good storyteller too (which people don't give him credit for). Anyway, featuring Bay's 2012 reel for your viewing pleasure. How clean is your…Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on August 24, 2012 at 1:09pm — No Comments