So what happens when you come up with an idea for a web series that stars a woman, addresses the dearth of television shows about people of color, and makes viewers scream with joy as they think “so smart!”? Well, if you’re Issa Rae, you win a Shorty Award for Best Web Series…and then you’re inundated with racist attacks on Twitter. But if Kim K. can hold her ground in that realm, we’re sure the creator of The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl, can too. And if you haven’t seen the show yet, here are ten reasons why you need to play catch up. Right now.
Image from the set of SEDUCE ME Prepare to be seduced by Isabella Rossellini and her glorious new web series for SundanceChannel.com, SEDUCE ME. Very much the spawn of her multiple Webby Award winning series, GREEN PORNO, SEDUCE ME continues Isabella’s explorations of the wild kingdom, only this time concentrating on the courting rituals of…
Article: Genre in general … on the web
Last week found me mired in dystopian cinema. One side effect, other than a few bad dreams, was simply more thought devoted to genre in general. It’s summer, when genre really rears its head! Romantic comedy becomes somehow even more romantic, horror feels … horrific, the science fiction film is as big and real as the block-busting multiplex screen it was born to illuminate.
But what about the small screen? How much, in other words, has film genre really permeated the web?
Clearly, we all know that a certain strand of comedy is alive and well on the internet. Think Will Ferrell and his toddler daughter Pearl, yukking it up a few years back on funnyordie.com.
Don’t get me wrong – this bit is still so hilarious that I laugh out loud. But just how far has comedy expanded on the web since then?
If there’s a problem in your area or if you are working to solve a problem in your community we’re interested to learn more. We want Eco-mmunity to be a place where users can find one another, share information and hopefully solve problems together. Simran Sethi’s upcoming original web series, THE GOOD FIGHT, is devoted…