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5 Crucial Lessons for Making Your First Web Series

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Film & Television 9th Oct 2017 Media Source Africa


Here's what you need to know before you take that leap of faith.

Aspiring filmmakers are told time and again that the most exciting opportunities today lie not in the obsolescent three-act feature, but in the shape-shifting formats of web content, interactive gaming and VR. The most sought after deep pockets belong to digital media companies and streaming networks rather than traditional production outfits. Between funding opportunities and the internet’s status as the world’s favorite 24-hour theater, the web series has seen a major uptick in popularity over the last handful of years.

So I decided to jump in and make one of my own. Below are some things that I learned over the couple of years spent making and shopping around my six-part series, Let Me Die a Nun, about a lesbian nun and her Jewish stalker, starring Ana Fabrega, Hari Nef and Carl Kranz. 

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