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A web series is a series of episodes released on the Internet or also by mobile or cellular phone, and part of the newly emerging medium called web television. A single instance of a web series program is called an episode or webisode.
While the popularity of web series is continuing to rise, the concept itself isn’t entirely new. Scott Zakarin created the first advertiser supported web series in 1995, The Spot.
The rise in popularity of web series can be seen as a result of...

Web Series Success Leads To New Mortal Kombat Movie

Web Series Success Leads To New Mortal Kombat Movie

It was only a matter of time.  It all began when TV director Kevin Tancharoen made a short Mortal Kombat film for YouTube called Rebirth, which led to the successful web series Mortal Kombat: Legacy.  Several million views and a DVD release later (set for …

New Facebook Web Series to Make Your Profiles A Part of the Show

New Facebook Web Series to Make Your Profiles A Part of the Show

Do you want to feel closer to Jasper Hale from Twilight?  Well, Warner Bros. is attempting to make their new web series a "social series" by including the music, pictures, and other stuff on viewers' Facebook pages into the show.  So while you're watching, a …

Science Fiction & Horror Web Series Try To Claw Into Comedy’s Stronghold

Science Fiction & Horror Web Series Try To Claw Into Comedys Stronghold

Over the past few months, some very intriguing science fiction and horror web series with high production values and mind-bending mysteries at their core have hit the web, seeking out a new audience that doesn't just want comedy 24/7.  Other genres have been sorely misrepresented, …

AMC To Launch The Walking Dead Web Series Before Season 2 Premiere

AMC To Launch The Walking Dead Web Series Before Season 2 Premiere

In what will likely be a mainstream, every day occurrence for all kinds of regular TV series in the future, AMC will provide a web series launch on October 3, just before the October 16 Season 2 premiere of their hit The Walking Dead.  This …

Video Marketing Advice For Retailers: Product Videos Alone Aren’t Enough Anymore

Video Marketing Advice For Retailers: Product Videos Alone Arent Enough Anymore

Mark Robertson, Founder and CEO of the The Online Video Marketer's Guide, ReelSEO.com, recently presented the session, Welcome to the 'REEL' Web: Why Video Marketing has Evolved Beyond SEO, at Liveclicker's 2011 Video Commerce Summit.  While he was at the summit, the online video guru sat down with …

How To Convert 2D Videos Into 3D on YouTube – The Reel Web #6

How To Convert 2D Videos Into 3D on YouTube   The Reel Web #6

Welcome to this week's episode of The Reel Web, ReelSEO's very own web series featuring the latest news stories, opinions, announcements, and insight from the world of online video. This week's stories include new YouTube features like how to convert your 2D videos into 3D …

An Exclusive Interview With Ryan Connolly, Creator & Host Of Film Riot

An Exclusive Interview With Ryan Connolly, Creator & Host Of Film Riot

Film Riot, which plays Mondays and Thursdays on Revision3, is a virtual film school right here on the web.  It is especially valuable for those who look to get into web video (or any kind of film and video work) and might not have that …

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Google Plus Stampede Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Google Plus Stampede Edition

Seems like just a handful of major companies dominated the past week in online video. There were numerous stories and opinions about the public launch of Google Plus. Netflix prompted headlines galore with a huge announcement, and questions continued to surround the possible sale and …

Live From Daryl’s House To Hit Syndication On Broadcast TV

Live From Daryls House To Hit Syndication On Broadcast TV

Live From Daryl's House, an acclaimed music web series starring Daryl Hall of Hall & Oates and special guest musicians, is making its debut on television in 95 markets on September 24 in syndication.  The show, which shoots in Hall's home in upstate New York, …

RCVR Series Is Machinima’s Answer To X-Files And Lost

RCVR Series Is Machinimas Answer To X Files And Lost

New or recycled perspectives on extraterrestrial life will always be the fascination of sci-fi producers everywhere.  Aliens and UFO sightings continue to capture the imagination, and as web series begin to evolve and boost production value, a quality story can be told on the web, …

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