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June 22, 2012
You might be asking yourself ‘Self, why hasn’t KAB written about web series in a while?” Here she solves that mystery.
June 22, 2012
Walter Forsyth (NSI Totally Television) and Angus Swantee (NSI Drama Prize) receive funding for their comedy web series Everyone’s Famous.
March 26, 2012
Verdict, the online courtroom drama created by Tammy Marlowe Johnson and produced by Shaun Johnson (both NSI Totally Television) premieres on the internet April 4.
December 12, 2011
Kellie Ann Benz looks back on some of posts she’s written for the National Screen Institute website and compiles them into a one-stop-shop for your reading pleasure.
November 25, 2011
Comedy web series Bullies: Not Cool! directed by Danishka Esterhazy (NSI Drama Prize, NSI Features First) will premiere on the internet December 6.
August 4, 2011
Try as we might, it often feels like life never really progresses beyond what we learned in high school. Take, for example, popularity. Yes, the geeks were smarter, the theatre nerds were more entertaining, the jocks better to look at
August 2, 2011
We’re shy. We Canadians, I mean. We’re not lacking in pride. We’re a proud nation but we tend to shy away from the showy flashy braggy big-shotty approach like our cousins to the south. We like to think we’re above
June 24, 2011
The Independent Production Fund (IPF) just announced their next crop of funded web series for Canada.
June 23, 2011
Congrats to Shaun Johnson, Shawn Watson, Tammy Marlowe Johnson, Anand Ramayya, Torin Stefanson, Teri Armitage. They’ve all received funding from the Independent Production Fund 2011 web drama series program. Verdict 15 x 5 minutes, Frantic Films Producers: Shaun Johnson (NSI
March 14, 2011
Let’s say you’ve finessed your good idea into a polished script. You’re getting buy-in from people around you. This project looks like it’s going to go ahead. You start thinking cast, keys, location and of course, solving the mystery of
February 22, 2011
The mechanics of performed storytelling are all the same. You need a story to tell; some people to it act out, someone who knows how it should look and sound, a whole bunch of people to help those people do
February 7, 2011
Looks like 2011 is off to a roaring start and if the explosion of web series is any indicator, it’s going to be a very interesting year. My demanding editor, Liz Hover, has ordered me to explain myself, primarily with