by Jo Geaney.
With the likes of Harvey Weinstein turning his eye (and funds) online, there has been a noticeable change in the coverage of the web series. Industry websites have gone from ‘Is this the destroyer of Broadcast TV?’ to interviews with creators and tips for producing and promoting.
The future is online.
In the years since the rise of big name web series like Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog following the 2007 writer’s strike, when writers wanted to keep working on professional, quality productions while still supporting the unions, the medium has become legitimate platform for creators of original pieces to both showcase their talent and engage with their audience. It is this sense of community that sets the medium apart from the more traditional options.
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