Web Series

This is our channel devoted to news and information about Web Series (episodic web video shows). Stay up-to-date with the newly emerging online video movement towards web television and more entertainment based web video television shows. Here we will cover new and interesting web series, talk about those companies that are supporting web series creators (like Revision3, Crackle, YouTube, and more), the type of episodic web video show content that interests us, and keep up-to-date with the latest and greatest web series episodes.

YouTube Web Series App Attacks! Gets Distribution Deal With Koldcast

YouTube Web Series App Attacks! Gets Distribution Deal With Koldcast

If you're an upstart YouTube web series, it's tough to get noticed out there, especially since there are 48 hours of videos uploaded every minute. So the producers of a new show reviewing the latest apps, called App Attacks!, decided to pursue a less crowded ...

Ben Stiller Brings Tropic Thunder Humor To 'The Fake Trailer Project' Web Series

Ben Stiller Brings Tropic Thunder Humor To The Fake Trailer Project Web Series

Red Hour Digital, a subsidiary of Ben Stiller's Red Hour Films, is prepared to make a viral splash later this year with "The Fake Trailer Project," a series of mock previews made in the spirit of the opening trailer montage in Stiller's 2008 film Tropic ...

When To Use A Jib, & How To Make Your Own - Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

When To Use A Jib, & How To Make Your Own   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

In filmmaking, one of the most useful pieces of equipment you can have in your arsenal is a jib. A jib operates a bit like a see-saw, using counterweights to balance the camera, and it allows for unique camera movements and camera angles that you ...

Film Riot Video Production Tutorials: Film Lingo & Cloning Effects

Film Riot Video Production Tutorials: Film Lingo & Cloning Effects

Last week we went over episodes 113 and 116 of Film Riot, which had video production tutorials on camera angles, coverage, and inserts. Now, we'll take a look at some past episodes of Film Riot that cooperate (and sometimes overlap) nicely with those two recent ...

We Lost Our Gold: Using Audience Incentives To Drive Web Series Growth

We Lost Our Gold: Using Audience Incentives To Drive Web Series Growth

We've discussed a number of ways web series creators try to collect viewers, but how about the possibility of discovering buried treasure if you watch? On July 31 of last year, almost exactly a year ago, a group of puppet masters aired the first of ...

Name Actors Will Drive Viewer Interest In Web Series Content

Name Actors Will Drive Viewer Interest In Web Series Content

Name actors are getting into web series in a big way, and it's adding legitimacy to a medium that has been looking to break out beyond a few isolated hits. The question is, "Why would any actor worth his salt want to do a web ...

Comic-Con is the Hot New Place to Launch a Superhero Web Video Series

Comic Con is the Hot New Place to Launch a Superhero Web Video Series

One of the ways a web series tries to attract attention is by premiering around a certain event, where a core audience is starving and excited for new content. Two web series are about to take advantage of San Diego's annual Comic-Con (July 21-24, with ...

Web Series Hit, The Guild, Times 5th Season Launch with Comic-Con

Web Series Hit, The Guild, Times 5th Season Launch with Comic Con

While there are plenty of popular web series that have several million views out there, the medium is still looking for the consistency it needs to be attractive to advertisers. So many web series have a large audience on the first episode only to see ...

How To Approach A Web Video Series As A Marketing Strategy

How To Approach A Web Video Series As A Marketing Strategy

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews Robyn Okrant, author of, about how serialization can be a successful online video strategy for building an enthusiastic audience with great word-of-mouth marketing.