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Saturday, November 7, 2009

‘MacAwesome’: A Semi-Random Love Story


by Jenni Powell

I suppose the best way to sum up the series would be: it’s a classic tale told with unclassic characters.

http://news.tubefilter.tv/2009/11/07/macawesome-a-semi-random-love-story/

Accomplice: What is it?

Part game, part theater, and part tour, Accomplice productions are unlike anything found in a theater, sending its audience on an actual journey through the streets of the city. Armed with a few initial bits of information, participants are sent on a mission, aided by clues and mysterious cast members strewn throughout various locations such as streetcorners, bars, out of the way shops, and seedy alleys. Audiences in groups of up to 10 traverse the city streets, piecing together clues of a meticulously crafted plot.

http://accomplicetheshow.com/what.php

Social Media: What's Next?

There are also countless start-ups looking to either be the next huge social platform or build a business by feeding into the ecosystem that the top players have created.

http://www.openforum.com/idea-hub/topics/technology/article/social-media-whats-next-adam-ostrow

Craig Ferguson 11/6/9D Late Late Show Anthony Zuiker


Craig chats with Anthony Zuiker author of "Level 26" a digi-novel...

Level 26: Anthony Zuiker Tapes Craig Ferguson

Anthony Zuiker will be appearing on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on Friday, November 6th. Be sure to check it out!

For more information about Level 26 check out our blogspot portal page!!!

Previous stories about Level 26

WARNING: Level26.com may contain links to "adult material".

On This Day In LG15 History: November 7

Three years ago today, on November 7, 2006, the Lonelygirl15 video On The Run was posted:


This video has been cited by the Creators as being thought of internally as the end of what they considered Season 1, though the concept of "seasons" wasn't used publicly until mid-2007 (and thus what is now officially called "Season 1" is actually 14 months long and 256 videos). The concept of Bree leaving home and being "On the run" was as far as the Creators originally sketched out lonelygirl15 when they started.

*On The Run on LGPedia
*lg15.com original discussion thread
*lg15.com Comment board thread
*Anchor Cove original discussion thread
*The NPR story caught on the radio during this video

Two years ago today, on November 7, 2007, the lonelygirl15 video Sick Dreams was posted.


This vlog from Emma while she was is hiding is a bit strange because it is full of editing tricks. It had very mixed reviews when it was released. People were still missing Bree greatly at this point, and Emma's character was struggling to establish itself in the vacuum left in Bree's absence.

*Sick Dreams on LGPedia
*lg15.com original discussion thread
*lg15.com Comment board thread
*lg15today original discussion thread
*Anchor Cove original discussion thread

One year ago today, on November 7, 2008, Lg15:the resistance released the video Rabbit Hole during Week 8 of that show.


A vlog from Sarah where she freaks out and acts weird.
*Rabbit Hole on LGPedia
*lg15.com original discussion thread (no longer available)
*lg15.com Comment board thread (no longer available)
*lg15today original discussion thread
*Anchor Cove original discussion thread

Yousef Abu-Taleb opens an Eqal Umbrella


JOIN: http://www.youabu.com <=========

Other web sites available on Eqal's Umbrella software:

http://www.jackinaonesie.com
http://www.hotandretarded.com
http://www.kijubigirls.com/
http://www.musicmatterseth.com
http://www.lastereo.tv/
http://try-it.eqal.com/
http://www.tarynoneill.com/
http://www.aimee-garcia.com
http://anewversionofl0nelygirl.info/
http://blog.thevalleygirl.tv/
http://www.jessiepavelka.com/
http://www.lg15.com
http://www.randomactsoftravel.com
http://www.thekindlife.com/
http://www.taryntogo.com/
http://www.gocause.org
http://fallofkaden.com/
http://blog.interviewproject.davidlynch.com
http://www.youabu.com
http://blog.easytoassembleseries.com

Visit our Umbrella blogspot portal page.

What Is Umbrella, Really?

Anchor cove poll: http://forum.anchorcove.net/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2455

Fox Digital Studios puts focus on brands

Fox is the latest broadcast network to put dedicated resources behind digital content, following similar moves from NBC, which has a similar division spearheaded by Microsoft vet Cameron Death, and ABC, which got into the digital content arena last year with the Toyota-sponsored Squeegees.

http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20091019/FREE/910199993

...... no TV network has yet to truly crack the code of how to develop original programming that works as well online as it does on the boob tube.

IKEA Easy To Assemble opens an Eqal Umbrella


JOIN: http://blog.easytoassembleseries.com


Visit our Umbrella blogspot portal page.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Canada and Turning 20 - hollishillis


STAY FOR THE LAST 50 MINUTES! Ridiculos outtakes!
Read about my awesome experience with the canadian border patrol: http://hollishillis.blogspot.com
Song:
The Mission District, just dance.
Lady gaga cover

Simply Simon - Behind the Scenes #5 - Max the Uber Producer


Max talks about the different hats he wears in working for Simply Simon

http://twitter.com/simplysimonshow

Level 26: iPod Touch and Apps Giveaway Contest

- To enter, use your Twitter account to retweet (RT): Zuiker is giving away 10 Level 26 iPhone Apps and 1 iPod Touch at www.level26.com! #Level26 RT this to enter.

http://www.level26.com/tlc_units/filter/2/531/1

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Venus Spa Season Finale Announcement!!



November 5th, 2009

Venus Spa Announces Season Finale!

After 10 weeks of dedication, training and a whole lot of Atari2600 goodness, Andrea will finally take on Nancy in a no holds barred aerobic battle! Chad Media’s most popular web series Venus Spa is proud to announce their Season Finale; The Venus 4X4!

The Venus 4X4 will run from November 19-22 with a new episode dropping each day on the Venus Spa channel on Youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watchvenusspa

Venus Spa has attracted a steadily growing legion of fans throughout the series’ run with over 100,000 total views on Youtube. Fans of the series have embraced Venus’ bevy of beautiful cast members as well as the off beat humour mixed with the big haired, acid washed energy of the 1980’s.

For all of its spandex, legwarmers and big hair the heart of Venus Spa lies in the story of one girl’s struggle for acceptance. Will Andrea finally achieve her goal? Tune in to the 4X4 starting on November 19th and you’ll totally find out dude!




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Chad Media is a Canadian based company entering their second year of producing content for the web. Their mission is to provide high quality programming for the internet on modest budgets.

Leak of secret ACTA Internet Provisions

The Internet provisions have nothing to do with addressing counterfeit products, but are all about imposing a set of copyright industry demands on the global Internet, including obligations on ISPs to adopt Three Strikes Internet disconnection policies, and a global expansion of DMCA-style TPM laws.

http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2009/11/leaked-acta-internet-provisions-three-strikes-and-

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

The Web.Files #18 - Odd Jobs

Emanating from the beautiful McCalla janitorial supply store in Van Nuys, California, episode 18 of The Web.Files features an interview with Jeremy Redleaf, creator of the web series Odd Jobs and its companion website, Odd Job Nation. Redleaf created Odd Job Nation, which lists various odd jobs available across the country, as a companion for the series; however, it quickly gained more media attention than the series. Jobs on the site range from art models (18+, some nudity) to ride-sharing and house cleaning. Also, Redleaf recently won the 15 Gigs of Fame Award at the 2009 NYTV Fest, making him one of the people to watch in the web series world.

Odd Jobs centers on Nate, a recently unemployed investment banker, who unable to find gainful employment or pay for his upcoming wedding, begins to tag along with his roommate, Joe, who supports himself doing various wacky odd jobs found on Craigslist. Nate must also keep his financial situation secret from his girlfriend, who is out-of-his-league even with a high paying job. Odd Jobs is aimed at a more adult audience and therefore, may not be suitable for all audiences or viewing situations. Viewer discretion is advised.

ReservoirHill Blog4 - BethRHill

Secret Girlfriend: 10:30PM EST Tonight on Comedy Central

'Mandy Meets Jessica
Secret GirlfriendWeds 10:30pm / 9:30c
www.comedycentral.com
Joke of the DayStand-Up ComedyFree Online Games


http://www.comedycentral.com/shows/secret_girlfriend/index.jhtml

More about Sara Fletcher and Secret Girlfriend: http://lg15today.blogspot.com/search/label/Sara%20Fletcher

Cross-media collaboration is the future of storytelling


The launch event for Fresh Media, a Vancouver initiative that is bringing together media of all types -- from Twitter to traditional to citizen journalists, bloggers and others -- the conference is a forum where attendees can participate and learn about everything from social media to DJing in the digital age.

http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/Cross+media+collaboration+future+storytelling/2136190/story.html

AFI's DigiFest: On the fly, on the cheap movie making


Wednesday's program explores projects currently in development by lab participants. Austin Lynch and the enigmatically named Jason S will discuss their "Interview Project," a beautifully shot and poignantly edited documentary series that captures the stories of random Americans encountered during the filmmakers' cross-country trip.

http://www.thisisbrandx.com/2009/11/afis-digifest-on-the-fly-on-the-cheap-movie-making.html



http://twitter.com/techmatterseth/statuses/5426966898



http://twitter.com/ballywick/statuses/5432192911


http://twitter.com/tamarakrinsky/statuses/5431962840

Michael Jackson vs. Maxwell Glick Beatbox - mrcheezypop


This is a recording of Michael Jackson beatboxing his song "Who Is It" during the Oprah interview in 1993, followed by me trying to imitate it as best as I could! Let me know what you think!

From Puno to Cusco - RandomActsOfTravel


htttp://RandomActsOfTravel.com

Alli & Matt's adventures take them to Cusco, Peru

Gorygirl Halloween Party - insidelevel26


Posted by Joshua Caldwell

While EQAL and Jason Matthews take care of the technical side of things, I’m responsible for working with Anthony on the day-to-day content.

http://www.level26.com/tlc_units/filter/2/527/1

For more information about Level 26 check out our blogspot portal page!!!

Previous stories about Level 26

WARNING: Level26.com may contain links to "adult material".

Save The Internet!

Posted by Shira Lazar
This is where my net neutrality for dummies comes into play: Net neutrality is basically the theory that everyone should have equal access to the Internet.

http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2009/11/04/onthescene/entry5526025.shtml

Filmschool Blog - mitchcontrol



Well I'm naming this a film school blog becuase I'm blogging at film school Duh!!! Anyways! Sam tagged me so now I have to tag 3 people so I've deicded to tag modelmotion, snl06, and Renegade15! Music: Filmschool "Two kinds"

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

How I Became a Zombie (Amongst Other Things) on Twitter.

Nina Bargiel at the 140Conf LA

Nina Bargiel discusses the advantages of Twitter for characters in her presentation "How I Became a Zombie on Twitter" at the 140 Characters Conference in LA

How I Became a Zombie (Amongst Other Things) on Twitter.

This past weekend I had a realization: I need to stop selling myself as a TV Writer who dabbles in Web TV.

http://www.theslackdaily.com/2009/11/how-i-became-a-zombie-amongst-other-things-on-twitter.html

Anti-Fred Water - OffensiveRealities


Are your kids out of control? Do you find it difficult to concentrate because of your ADHD? Then I have a new product for you!!! ANTI-FRED WATER!!!!

Anti-Fred water is 50% lake water and 50% of the strongest ADHD medications known to man!

If you don't trust me, then listen to a few of our satisfied customers!

An open letter to reviewers of web shows and online video


"When you don’t give a bad review, because you’re fearful of the repercussions, or you don’t want to hurt feelings, or you don’t want to lose potential sponsorship opportunities - you aren’t a reviewer anymore."

http://rickrey.tumblr.com/post/232370571/an-open-letter-to-reviewers-of-web-shows-and-online

Riesetheseries: We made partners at YouTube!



http://twitter.com/Riesetheseries/statuses/5410174479

See previous stories about Riese: http://lg15today.blogspot.com/search/label/Riese

Schedule:
Episode 1 - Hunt - Online Now!
Episode 2 - Fragments - November 16th, 2009
Episode 3 - Bind - November 30th, 2009
Episode 4 - Spares - December 14th, 2009
Episode 5 - Dawn - January 4th, 2010

Latter Day Fake



Latter Day Fake is a short film I did... It's now available on Amazon.com!

~ Jackson Davis

http://twitter.com/Jacks0nDavis/statuses/5409484166

IMDB

Wikipedia

You Can't Live With Them [Poor Paul ep40]



"After I kinda upset Bonnie, I went to see my dad for advice. Clyde gave me some advice too, I think. Later, I took Bonnie to a nice dinner. Didn't expect things to go like they did." -Paul.

Starring Kevin G. Schmidt, Samantha Droke, Wes Whitworth and Zack Bennett as Paul.

Co-starring Jackson Davis, Jessica Dercks, Logan Rapp, with Sean Michael Beyer as Mr. Ted and Jessica Rose as Beatrice.

Written by Sean Michael Beyer & Zack Bennett.

Directed by Zack Bennett.

©2009 Eye Scream Films


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Jackson pops up again in Poor Paul as a ham-tastic waiter (sorry ladies, this time he keeps his pants on) while we get to see a drunk and foul-mouthed Jessica Rose reprise her recurring role of Beatrice. Clearly this is what happened to The Resistance while we weren't looking!

Steampunk Hunt Begins As ‘Riese’ Hits KoldCast

While “the [distribution] deal is non-exclusive” according to series co-creator and executive producer Ryan Copple.

http://news.tubefilter.tv/2009/11/03/steampunk-hunt-begins-as-riese-hits-koldcast/

“We’re shooting the next batch of episodes this December.

Yahoo’s GroupM Deal Could Mean Their First Scripted Comedy

Nardini: We are in discussions around several concepts, including Rock N’ Roll Jet Plane and Now Hiring, but will not launch a new series until we’ve partnered with a brand partner, who will play an important role in the development process.

http://news.tubefilter.tv/2009/11/03/yahoos-groupm-deal-could-mean-their-first-scripted-comedy/

In 2008, Yahoo Video launched the Butterfinger Comedy Network (BCN) for Butterfinger candy bar.

http://video.yahoo.com/network/100284668

Just The Vampire Hunter: Hunt 1


Late Friday night I received a call from a local authority about a den of vampires hiding out two miles south of Bartlett lake in Arizona. When I arrived I found blood droppings and pieces of human flesh scattered about near the remains of a day old camp fire. I jumped back into the jeep and decided to venture off road down a winding trail. For whatever reason it seems vampires avoid city streets to and from their gatherings. Sam was with me. About three miles in a loud cry of feeding coyotes echoed down the path. Then suddenly silence filled the air. Ever hear nothing? Nothing at all? That's usually when a vampire is close by. I told Sam to start filming. This is what we found...

The Guild Episode 9: Wit's End

The Guild crumbles under the Axis of Anarchy's attacks.

Anthony E. Zuiker's "Sparrow House"


Posted by Anthony E. Zuiker

The mentally ill are so misunderstood and often labeled as "crazy," when, in fact, they are just kind souls looking for love and guidance. Loneliness and emptiness are often factors in their downfall.

http://www.level26.com/tlc_units/filter/2/526/1

For more information about Level 26 check out our blogspot portal page!!!

Previous stories about Level 26

WARNING: Level26.com may contain links to "adult material".

Jessica finds....



http://img97.yfrog.com/i/2m8b.jpg/



http://twitter.com/jessicaleerose/statuses/5387133364

Quarterlife moves to Ning!


"Dear quarterlife member:

As you know, quarterlife has made the transition to a new platform and so far the reviews are great. But we need you there! If you haven’t re-registered please don’t wait – a community is only as good as its members and without you we’re not complete! Log on today and see the great new features – groups, events, updates, even sell your own work through the site – and stay a part of the most creative community online.

See you there,
Marshall Herskovitz,
Founder"

http://www.quarterlife.com

::::: For other community ning sites visit our LG15 Today Ning: http://lg15today.ning.com

Monday, November 2, 2009

The Crew - Misguided - Season 2, Episode 4


Tom cancels all efforts to chart a way back home and, instead, turns the crew's attention to finding lost treasure.

Dr. Horrible-Sized Budget Creates Steampunk World of Riese


According to series co-creator Ryan Copple, the costs of producing Riese (which was produced in Vancouver, B.C.) were “as much as was spent on [web series touchstone] Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog.” This, according to a recent Forbes profile, would mean that the budget was approximately $200,000, part of which came from private investors and part of which was supplied by Copple himself.

http://newteevee.com/2009/11/02/dr-horrible-sized-budget-creates-steampunk-world-of-riese/

Get your OzGirl merchandise now!


Get your OzGirl merchandise now!
http://bit.ly/2noncq

Source: http://www.cafepress.com.au/OzGirl
Official Merchandise for OzGirl

DARPA Network Challenge


To mark the 40th anniversary of the Internet, DARPA has announced the DARPA Network Challenge, a competition that will explore the role the Internet and social networking plays in the timely communication, wide area team-building and urgent mobilization required to solve broad scope, time-critical problems.

http://networkchallenge.darpa.mil/

Reise Episode One

The season premiere of Riese is finally here! The first episode does a good job of setting the mood (its very moody) of the series; however, for those who are confused or need some backstory, check out our story on Riese for more information about the series.

For a fully immersive experience, use headphones with the volume turned up, and watch the HD version in full screen.

For more info - www.riesetheseries.com


Blowing Up The World - ROCKETBOOM

Trick or Treat with Z kids


Posted by Anthony E. Zuiker

Jennifer and I took the kids "Trick or Treating" on Saturday night in the Santa Monica area.

http://www.level26.com/tlc_units/filter/2/512/1

For more information about Level 26 check out our blogspot portal page!!!

Previous stories about Level 26

WARNING: Level26.com may contain links to "adult material".

Yahoo Gets Brand Boost from Sony Ericsson Flash Mob Campaign

"The synergy between online and offline has been integral to the success of this campaign; it has lived in both arenas and in doing so has reached the target audience in various elements of their day to day life," he said.

http://www.clickz.com/3635521

YouTube Expects Boom in Branded Entertainment

Yen replied that UGC stars know the value of the audience they’ve built, and are highly sensitive to the concept of selling out.

http://newteevee.com/2009/11/01/youtube-expects-boom-in-branded-entertainment/

Sunday, November 1, 2009

‘The Burg’ Is Cool Again, Hipsters Back, Yupsters Out

The indie web series from Brooklyn-based Dinosaur Diorama, the same team behind All’s Faire and Vuguru’s The All-For-Nots, is back with its first full-length episode since 2007.

http://news.tubefilter.tv/2009/11/01/the-burg-is-cool-again-hipsters-back-yupsters-out/

10 Things Web Series Actors Should Know

As compared to working on more traditional, commercial projects, what would you tell someone who wants to get into web series / independent film?

http://ninetythrees.com/screenings/10-things-web-series-actors-should-know/

HV40 Test - stretchandmayonaise


Hmmm.... Will it work?

October 30, 2009 Screening of The Guild & Dr. Horrible - watchtheguild


Footage and photos of the screening of 'The Guild' Season 2 and 'Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog' in LA on 10/30, a charity event presented by Whedonopolis.com benefiting Kids Need to Read.

http://whedonopolis.com

http://kidsneedtoread.org

http://watchtheguild.com

http://drhorrible.com

COKE & MENTOES!!!! AHH! - mitchcontrol

Steven and I decided to try to see what happens if we mixed coke and mentoes together. Let's just say that Steven got a little more then he bargained for...




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