Audio from stickam chat with Greg Goodfried, COO of EQAL, Inc. and co-creator of Lonelygirl15, regarding "The Show is Yours" Contest (TSIY).
TSIY challenged fans of lg15 to submit their own pilots and treatments for a planned 8 week fan-created series to be featured on lg15.com. The winner, announced last week, was "The Misfits", with runner-up "The Last." On Monday February 2, 2009, EQAL announced that The Misfits team had decided to pull out, and that The Last would now be the featured show. Greg set up a stickam session (though his webcam never worked) on February 3, 2009, to respond to uproar in the lg15 fan community over the drama.
Essentially, it sounds like it came down to a misunderstanding between EQAL and TheMisfits over what level of funding (if any) EQAL would offer to assist the show. No explicit promise of financial support was mentioned in the contest rules, but subsequent conversations may have led to a misunderstanding.
EQAL / LG15 Stickam Chat re TSIY (Feb. 3, 2009) (Part 2 of 4)
See Part 1 for full information.
EQAL / LG15 Stickam Chat re TSIY (Feb. 3, 2009) (Part 3 of 4)
ETA:EQAL / LG15 Stickam Chat re TSIY (Feb. 3, 2009) (Last, Part 4 of 4)
Credit: special thanks to milowent of Anchor Cove for putting together this series of videos!!!!!!!!