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The world of on demand entertainment is here. Between Kickstarter projects where consumers are empowered to fund the projects they would like to see produced to new shows being produced for streaming services, it is a brave new world of entertainment.
This week, Shawna and Christian will discuss the new Amazon television shows. Are they worth your time?
Stephanie is an actor, producer and content creator.? Born and raised in Vancouver, she studied at Oxford and received a Master’s Degree from the University of Toronto.? She’s been a driving force as a producer and actor in numerous web projects including the critically acclaimed After Judgment (6 Streamy nominations), Asylum (NYTVF official selection, LA Web Fest winner, and just picked up by BET), Babelgum’s Hurtling Through Space, and Tyler Mane’s The Mane Show.?Most notably, Stephanie just wrapped the fan fiction trailer ElfQuest (based on the 34yr old comic series) which was recently featured in the New York Times, io9 & Attack of the Show among other publications and in an interview with CBS
The geeks host Jay Bushman of Fourth Wall Studios who will be discussing Transmedia and Ancilliary content. Jay is currently doing the transmedia for "The Lizzie Bennet Diaries." He was on the team which won an Emmy for transmedia for "Dirty Work."
Joining us tonight to discuss the future of visual entertainment Tracy Swedlow, the founder of InteractiveTV Today [itvt]. [itvt] is the most widely read and trusted news source on the rapidly emerging medium of multiplatform, broadband interactive television (ITV).
The Geeks will discuss the pending WGA strike with television writer/producer Rob Long. Rob has some interesting insights into the future financial models of the industry that are intimately related to the technology that surrounds and binds us.
Rob Long is a contributing editor for the National Review and Newsweek International, he was a co-executive producer of "Cheers" while still in his 20s and is the co-creator of a string of (cancelled) sitcoms: "George & Leo," "Men, Women & Dogs," etc