Web series’ don’t have to be all cats and video games. “High Maintenance” tells sophisticated, realistic stories in fifteen minutes or less.
Terence Krey and Daniel Fox’s web series “Graves” twists the teen horror genre into a clever quarter-life dramedy.
A web documentary that provides a voice to the voiceless, while also tapping into new media’s potential to explore serious topics from a personal, intimate level.
A series that took niche storytelling on the web from Kickstarter and NYU to development at Showtime.
A modern retelling of a Jane Austin classic, perfectly made for a digital audience.
The series that turned binge-watching into the norm, “House of Cards” represents not only the pinnacle of web media content, but the shifting of consumption habits in the new media landscape.
Ingenuity and chemistry catapulted “Broad City’s” quirky creators from web anonymity to the forefront of TV comedy. At least their characters are still hot messes.
If most of the major media news outlets are making top 10 web series lists that include you on them, you know you’re doing it right.
Strong storytelling. Nuanced characters. Serious content. “EastSiders” proves these can all exist on the web.
Traditional media might have balked at the idea of a series centered around a niche topic like video games, but Freddie Wong’s hit web series proved them wrong.
Teenagers post video diaries all the time. So why did everyone freak out about “Lonelygirl15?” The marketing is the message.