American Wasteland Entertainment, a Springfield-based production company, attended the LA Webfest that was held March 28-March 31 in Los Angeles, California.
Out of the 200 entries, three were from Missouri. All three of those were from Springfield, and two were from American Wasteland Entertainment (Drifter: Broken Road and Stage Fright). The other production from Springfield was Epilogue, a Missouri State University… Continue
Added by Jason Brasier on April 5, 2013 at 9:05am —
The Wachowski Brothers are working on a new 10-episode Netflix series called Sense8 set to premiere exclusively on Netflix.com in late 2014. The project is about the way technology simultaneously unites and divides humans, but many of the details are secret.
Common with Netflix' distribution strategy, all 10-episodes of the series will… Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on March 28, 2013 at 11:54am —
Web Originals Budget Reveal! These are estimates, not the final network spend.
Hemlock Grove (Netflix) $4 million per episode. # of episodes 13. Estimated budget $52 million.…
Added by Rich Mbariket on March 26, 2013 at 2:08pm —
New comedy YouTube Channel JASH created by comedian Sarah Silverman and actor Michael Cera will join the second wave of YouTube Original Channels Initiative funded by Google (YouTube's parent company).
Google will fund 100% content production and marketing on JASH in hopes of selling advertising through the channel and its… Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on March 26, 2013 at 12:15pm —
Comedy series 'Husbands' created by Jane Espenson (staff writer on Buffy the Vampire Slayer) will take to the road starting at Wondercon in Anaheim, California March 29-31, 2013, becoming the first comedy web series to tour the United States and Europe.
The 7-month tour will stop in Anaheim, Chicago, Los Angeles,… Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on March 26, 2013 at 9:34am —
Popular music streaming service Spotify is expanding into the web series and online video market.
It plans to develop its own original serialized video content, competing with the likes of Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Studios, Yahoo, YouTube, Crackle and many other independent digital studios already in the crowded video marketplace.
Added by Rich Mbariket on March 25, 2013 at 4:06pm —
You've got a better chance of pitching for the Yankees than have a web series funded through traditional channels and own the intellectual property. To get a web series produced and have 100% ownership you simply have to pay for it yourself... by any means possible, including crowd-funding which I never… Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on March 25, 2013 at 3:41pm —
Under his production banner Platinum Dunes, Director Michael Bay reinvented the wheel by reviving cult classics such as Nightmare on Elm Street and Texas Chainsaw Massacre as profitable low-budget movies budgeted under $20 million with music video and commercials directors helming.
Now Amazon Studios is looking to follow… Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on March 25, 2013 at 2:56pm —
Sesame Street's YouTube channel has become the first non-profit organization and the first US children's company to reach a billion YouTube channel views.
For Sesame Street (Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster and co.), the sticking point in joining the billion-view club comes from those global dedicated viewers expanding content consumption to digital… Continue
Added by Rich Mbariket on March 8, 2013 at 3:38pm —
Harvey Weinstein once said, "I learned what I really love is making films, not the film business. I want to be on the set, meeting with writers, I want that freedom. I love it now."
I'm just starting out in the film industry but for some reason I have always known, whether I like it or… Continue
Added by Jason Brasier on February 14, 2013 at 11:00am —
"Sometimes you need a break from TV... so you can go play on the interwebs," writes blogger Perez Hilton. "See which stars have shined in web series... some have even been turned into TV shows!"…
Added by Rich Mbariket on January 10, 2013 at 12:46pm —
The road that lies ahead for us as creators is wide open. What I mean by this is that the web in still such fertile ground for us as filmmakers. We can do anything we want, whether it be a fantasy western, a high class soap opera, a horror anthology, a talk show, or a cooking show. The possibilities are endless.
Of course there is always going to be hurdles. These… Continue
Added by Jason Brasier on November 7, 2012 at 12:12pm —
American Wasteland Entertainment is proud to announce, Stage Fright, its latest production, is now up for viewing at AmericanWastelandEnt.com/StageFright. Produced locally in the Ozarks, this mini series follows Newlyweds Emmett and Laney, after they sign off on an old theater… Continue
Added by Jason Brasier on October 26, 2012 at 7:00am —
September, 16th 2012
So, thank you for checking out our site and make sure to look around. First get caught up on all the action of ‘Social Path’ Web Series, and then get your knowledge from all of the great resources that we have available. People often write to me and ask what I feel is going on in the Nation and World right now. Well, I feel like the majority of Americans and others around the World when I say it is not good, it needs to be changed. But that is…
Added by Social Path Web Series on September 17, 2012 at 8:59am —
I’ll always remember the standing ovation I received at my hometown theater when we finished premiering my hour-long western film, “The Money Maker.” It still brings a smile to my face to see the sold out theater standing to their feet as they clapped.
That was July of 2005 and what I consider my first true filmmaking experience. Though, a year… Continue
Added by Jason Brasier on August 15, 2012 at 9:29am —
Not many web series are closed captioning, and it is not easy for people to find them. So a new blog has been started, Captioned Web TV, at http://captionedwebtv.blogspot.com. I don't have a screenshot to post here because otherwise I will be inadvertently promoting someone's web series. So instead I will describe the blog.
Added by Jamie Berke on August 13, 2012 at 6:19pm —
Read the story behind the story!
A year and a half ago, I was completely unaware of what a web series was. I didn't know the benefit. All I knew was that I was screenwriter who could not get an agent, because my content was not the typical Hollywood blockbuster. I am a storyteller, first and foremost. I love to see… Continue
Added by IN THE CIRCLE on June 11, 2012 at 9:44am —
Did you know that Machinima.com is constantly looking for directors to join their team? Here's how to submit to their Director's Program!
Added by Rich Mbariket on January 31, 2012 at 10:45am —
The channels will make shows for the Web and offer them on demand. Online, companies can “tap into genres not currently serviced within the television world,” Mr. Seidel said in an email to…
Added by Rich Mbariket on January 31, 2012 at 9:48am —
Founder of WSN, Rich Mbariket reading the 4th issue of WSN magazine released January 2012…
Added by Rich Mbariket on January 30, 2012 at 12:37pm —