Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Web Series: Here to Stay?

Are web series here to stay? Or just a passing fad. We're not sure.

Of course the short serialized film format has been around for many years. Back in the 1940s and 50s theaters would show weekly serialized short films before feature films. "Zorro", etc. use to be very popular and get kids back to the theater the next Saturday. And actually, these serials were the inspiration for George Lucas to create "Indiana Jones". So the idea or concept is not really new.

What is "new" is the space they're working in now: the Internet.

Recent polls say people are willing to spend more time watching video online, even feature films now (probably due partly to broadband and higher quality computer screens and mobile devices). This is great, but does that mean they don't want short serialized web content too?

It's been said that watching something 7-minutes long on the web is like reading War and Peace. What do you think?

Of course we are finding that fans of PINK are willing to watch longer episodes or should we say often request longer episodes. In the near future we will release the shows on a DVD (and likely Blu-Ray) and they'll all play back-to-back, which will work well for this style of serialized mythology (should play like a movie).

But in the meantime the webisodes will keep on coming...

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Prom Queen Now on DVD

Prom Queen was one of the first dramatic web serials on the Internet and now you can buy it on DVD.

Get it at Amazon for only $17.99

The guys who produce the show (Big Fantastic) are friends of PINK. We all try and support each other, so if you're a fan of their work please pickup a copy today.


Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Thursday, October 9, 2008

PINK on!

"PINK" is now (finally) listed on the Internet Movie Database website (

Here's the link:

Been trying since July 2007. They wouldn't accept it since it's a "web series". But now, they changed their tune we're happy to report.

If you're a cast or crew member please add your name. If you're a fan please go to the site and rate the show, and/or start some chatter on the forum. That can definitely help us continue to build the audience.

Thank you!

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Web Producers Go Steady

Interesting video here from TV Week about web shows and advertisers (specifically mentions "Pink" and our deal with

Web shows and Web sites are starting to go steady. Michael Eisner’s latest Web series Back on Topps runs exclusively on before other sites get it. The same goes for the popular show Pink, which plays on before it releases to other sites. For more details on why Web producers are going steady, check out this week’s episode of the New Media Minute.

You’ll also learn what new media executive Jordan Levin, the former CEO of the WB, thinks about the advertising investment in online video.

Direct link to story.

Friday, October 3, 2008

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

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