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Fund This: Werewolves Crash A Podcast In New Series From YouTube Sketch Artists The Tin Can Bros

Project Name: The Wayward Guide For The Untrained Eye

Asking For: $100,000 through Kickstarter

Amount Raised Thus Far (At Time Of Post): $59,738

Days Remaining In Campaign (At Time Of Post): 11

Description: This past spring, the podcast S-Town found viral success with its profile of an outsized Alabaman. Now, an upcoming web series is looking to take the rural, gothic appeal of that show, add in supernatural elements, pick up some laughs, and end up with a series that will have its own unique appeal. Corey Lubowich, Brian Rosenthal, and Joey Richter -- known collectively as the Tin Can Bros -- are behind The Wayward Guide for the Untrained Eye, a work of fiction that will follow a pair of podcast hosts as they uncover the secret of a small town.

The hosts of Wayward Guide's podcast will be portrayed by Mary Kate Wiles (The Lizzie Bennet Diaries) and Steve Zaragoza
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Video: YouTube's Jon Cozart, Stage Vet Barry Bostwick in Musical Episode of Inside The Extras Studio

YouTube star Jon Cozart Paint - creator of viral hits like Disney parody, 'After Ever After' brings his considerable talents to this week's Inside The Extras Studio, a musical episode in which he sings alongside Tony Award-winning actorBarry Bostwick Scandal, The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Mary Kate Wiles The Lizzie Bennett Diaries. The song comes from Kenny Wood and Kahle McCann, the multi-award-winning songwriting duo behind short musical Sudden Death and the musical episode of Research. Watch the episode below
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Trailer for Eavesdropping Indie The Sound And The Shadow

"I'm not spying! I'm listening." It's hard to not think of The Sound and the Shadow as an indie version of other classic "listening" thrillers like Brian De Palma's Blow Out, or The Conversation, but there's also something original about Justin Paul Miller vision.

The film about an eavestopping shut-in that finds himself unmittingly involved in a missing persons case stars Paul Miller and stars Joseph E. Murray (All My Children), Mary Kate Wiles (Squaresville, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries) and Alex Anfanger (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)

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Round-Up: Intruders DVD, Edgar Allan Poe’S Murder Mystery Dinner Party, Stomping Ground, Bleed

Adam Schindler's Intruders will be released on DVD on March 1st. Also in this round-up: Edgar Allan Poe's Murder Mystery Dinner Party Kickstarter details and artwork / release information for both Stomping Ground and Bleed.

Intruders: Press Release: "On the heels of the successful theatrical release, Momentum Pictures proudly announces the DVD release of Intruders on March 1st, 2016.

Starring: Beth Riesgraf, Jack Kesy, Martin Starr (Dead Snow), and Rory Culkin

Directed by: Adam Schindler

Producers: Steven Schneider, Jeff Rice, Lati Grobman, and Erik Olsen

Executive Producers: Tommy Vlahopoulos, Christa Campbell, Matthew Lamothe, Brian Netto, and Rob Van Norden

Panic Room meets you're Next in this gripping home invasion horror-thriller, full of shocks and surprises. After three criminals, including fan favorite Martin Starr, break into a supposedly empty house, they find themselves in a deadly game of cat and mouse with the occupant, a shy young woman with a
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There’s A New ‘Lizzie Bennet’ Book On The Way, All About Youngest Sister Lydia

Bernie Su and Pemberley Digital’s The Lizzie Bennet Diaries will live on, but this time in another book. The story of hit web series, which garnered over 58 million views on its channel, will continue with an original book called The Epic Adventures of Lydia Bennet, based on Lizzie’s rambunctious youngest sibling.

The Epic Adventures of Lydia Bennet will pick up where Lizzie Bennet left off. Now that Lizzie and Jane are out of the house, Lydia (played by Mary Kate Wiles in the web series) must take charge of her own future after being humiliated online by her ex-boyfriend. The youngest Bennet sister has matured, is working to finish her college degree, and is learning how to become an adult by figuring out who she can (and can’t) trust.

The newest addition to the Lizzie Bennet franchise will be the first book to tell the Bennet family
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Fun Size Horror Film 4: Jackson Lanzing’s “Still Alive”

Our Fun Size Horror lineup continues with “Still Alive” directed by Jackson Lanzing. Lanzing is a screenwriter and comics creator primarily known as the co-writer of Freakshow (w/ David Server) and Hacktivist (w/ Collin Kelly and Alyssa Milano). Other comics titles include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Naa, Maze Runner, and Penguins of Madagascar. He is also the creative director at Jump! Creative, an award-winning production and marketing company in Los Angeles. Still Alive represents his first directorial work in five years. Hit the jump to check out Lanzing’s Fun Size Horror segment, “Still Alive.” It stars Mary Kate Wiles and Jocelyn Kelvin. Hurry! It's only up for 24 hours! Here's the synopsis for Still Alive: Based on the Arcana graphic novel Marlow by Aaron Nelson, Still Alive follows two survivors of a zombie apocalypse as they meet for the last time. One is a soldier, the other a relief worker.
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Reviewing 5 Popular Web Series Based on Books

1. The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. A runaway success that sparked a veritable wave of web adaptations of romantic novels and stories, this Emmy-winning series is inventive, romantic, and beautifully executed. Ashley Clements and Daniel Vincent Gordh (particularly the former) handled their iconic Lizzie/Darcy roles with aplomb, and the series pulled a particular coup by casting Mary Kate Wiles as Lydia and reshaping her story as that of a party girl who gets hurt and slowly grows up over the course of the series. The interactions between sisters Lizzie, Lydia, and Jane (Laura Spencer), are warm and real and the highlight of the series along with the slowly-built-up Darcy/Lizzie romance.

The main flaw in the series is that it’s too long – the first 50 episodes chronicle every event that happens in the book, and while book purists might call this praiseworthy, this is a web-series not a BBC adaptation, and
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Ben Stiller-Produced “Next Time On Lonny” Arrives On Maker.TV

At its Digital Content Newfronts presentation, Maker Studios' announcements included the debut of a number of new web series and the launch of an off-YouTube platform called Maker.TV. It has now synthesized these two new developments by launching the first three episodes of one of its highest-profile web series, Next Time On Lonny, on Maker.TV. Next Time On Lonny follows its titular hero as he tries to adjust to his new life in Los Angeles. The first few seconds of each episode are presented as a fake reality show called Lonny: Los Angeles. When a narrator begins to preview the next episode of that reality show by uttering the phrase "next time, on Lonny," all hell breaks loose. A number of guest stars will contribute to the chaos, and the first episode includes an appearance from Lizzie Bennet Diaries star Mary Kate Wiles. Next Time On Lonny
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Fund This: Impressive Cast, Crew Seeks $45,000 For ‘Muzzled’ Musical

Project Name: Muzzled the Musical Asking For: $45,000 on Kickstarter Amount Raised Thus Far (At Time Of Post): $5,707 Days Remaining In Campaign (At Time Of Post): 36 Description: Muzzled is a musical set in a fanciful and somewhat dark world. As with most musicals, the inhabitants of the Muzzled world are looking for any reason to start singing, and the series' creators have facilitated this desire by turning song into a major plot point. The only people who are allowed to sing are a collection of princesses who use music as a symbol of power. They are opposed by a ragtag group called the Blackhearts, who must wear titular "muzzle" tattoos that prevent them from singing. Web series fans will find plenty of familiar faces among the cast, including Ashly Burch, Ashley Clements, Mary Kate Wiles, and Jeff Lewis. A first look at this cast is available in the Muzzled
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Best of 2013 (Behind the Scenes): The stars of 'The Lizzie Bennet Diaries' on filming the Emmy-winning web series

Best of 2013 (Behind the Scenes): The stars of 'The Lizzie Bennet Diaries' on filming the Emmy-winning web series
It is a truth universally acknowledged… that Jane Austen’s novels will never stop being reimagined, readapted, or reworked. But among the countless parodies, books, and films that are based on Pride and Prejudice, only “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries” managed to make it a web-based, immersive experience. The web series, a modern adaptation co-created by Bernie Su and Hank Green, premiered in 2012 and ended this year after 100 episodes, finishing off a stellar 2013 by winning a Creative Arts Emmy.

At the center of the series were the three — not five, as in the original — Bennet sisters: Jane, Lizzie, and Lydia. Played by Laura Spencer,
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Indie Spotlight: YouTube Talent Goes Goth In ‘The Goreys’

Many girls in the millennial generation once went through a 'goth' phase filled with eye shadow and black clothes. A new series featuring a plethora of YouTube talent mocks this stereotype. It's called The Goreys, and it stars Mary Kate Wiles of Lizzie Bennet Diaries fame. The Goreys, created by Justin Coloma, seems to be aiming for a similar audience to Lizzie Bennet and shares many similarities to Bernie Su's hit series beyond their shared leading lady. It also attempts to combine hip, modern lingo with 19th century literature and features a gaggle of female protagonists (including YouTube beauty personality Meghan Rosette) who serve as self-caricatures while throwing around one-liners. Wiles' Tori Gorey delivers the best line of episode one when she says of a date at Red Lobster, "Nothing says romance like a boiled arthropod." “The Goreys combines my passion for interactive storytelling with gothic aesthetics and good old-fashioned laughs,
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Saturday Shorts: ‘Lovebot’, starring Briga Heelan

Today’s film is the 2009 short Lovebot. The film is written and directed by Giordany Orellana, and stars Adrian Zaw, Rocky Collins, Mary Kate Wiles, and Briga Heelan. Despite her short career, Heelan has left a mark on television, with supporting turns on Cougar Town and Jane by Design, as well as guest appearances on Man Up and Happy Endings. She is now the co-lead on Ground Floor, co-created by Bill Lawrence, which made its series debut last week.


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Web Series Wednesday: School Of Thrones and Course Of The Force

We’re starting a new series of posts here at SciFi Mafia that we’re calling Web Series Wednesday where we devote a space to the wonderment of the web series. Every Wednesday we’ll cover two awesome web series shows and give you all the info to get into them.

If you’ve got a favorite web series you’d like us to cover, head on over to the Contact Us page and shoot us your request.

This week we’re covering School of Thrones and Course of the Force.

Prom night is coming to Westeros High in the web series, School of Thrones, and the clicks are all vying for their right to the throne. The season consists of three episodes all well under 10 minutes. The bromance between Robb Stark and Theon Greyjoy is my favorite. The series starts out pretty fun and seems like it would have
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‘Squaresville’ Panders To Its Fans With Cosplay Episode

Squaresville's second season is rolling along on Big Frame, where it has helped launch a new sub-network aimed at young women. The series' target audience will surely appreciate the latest episode, where the three leads--Mary Kate Wiles, Kylie Sparks, and Austin Rogers--cosplay as the main characters from shows will big Internet fandoms. Even with no context, the episode is sure to please fans of both Squaresville and the chosen fandoms, which include Sherlock, Star Trek, Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Adventure Time, and, in a nod to Squaresville's web series status, The Guild (it helps that Wiles and Felicia Day are pretty much the two most popular online video redheads.) Joining those motifs are references to Annie Hall, Daria, Ghost World (which I've always thought of as thematic similar to Squaresville), and, in the episodes most absurd moment, The Joy of Painting. The episode is a clear grab at fanbases,
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'Game of Thrones' gets transported to high school: 'Prom Night Is Coming' -- Video

'Game of Thrones' gets transported to high school: 'Prom Night Is Coming' -- Video
Between the constant backstabbing, betrayal, and ever-shifting alliances, Westeros really is a lot like a big, medieval high school. So it was only a matter of time before somebody decided to give Game of Thrones the Carrie Diaries treatment. (Minus the ’80s, plus some really awful excellent wigs.)

In the first episode of the new web series School of Thrones, new girl Dani Targaryen gets a Mean Girls-style introduction to the cliques of Westeros Valley High School. The Starks are cooler-than-thou hipsters in thick-framed glasses; the Lannisters are wannabe rappers, for some reason; the Baratheons are dumb jocks, except
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Prom Is Coming In ‘Game Of Thrones’ YouTube Parody ‘School Of Thrones’

Game of Thrones returns on March 31st, but a new series is helping to ease the wait by preemptively bringing viewers to Westeros. Westeros High School, that is. Lizzie Bennet Diaries and Squaresville actress Mary Kate Wiles takes the lead in School of Thrones, a hormone-fueled parody of the popular fantasy series and HBO drama. Like a quirky retelling of Shakespeare, creator Zach Grafton has meticulously modernized every element of the medieval tale and added a few of his own embellishments to keep things interesting. The first episode was released on March 10th to a warm reception, with thousands of subscribers already flocking to the show's YouTube channel. Hardcore Game of Thrones fans may be disappointed by the liberties Grafton has taken with the source material. Instead of being a child-sized whirlwind of pure evil, Joffrey Baratheon is little more than a mere annoyance. His betrothed, Sansa Stark, is transformed
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What to Watch: 5 Web Series Worth Checking Out

What to Watch: 5 Web Series Worth Checking Out
Rocker Jack White tells Conan O’Brien how three staples on a mid-century modern couch influenced his musical career, geeks try to find love at Comic-Con, and last year’s popular web series, Squaresville, debuts its second season. Plus, Phineas and Ferb spawns a new web show.

Serious Jibber-Jabber | This relatively new web series features O’Brien talking “for a long time with interesting people.” The late-night comedian handpicks his interview subjects and deftly navigates a wide range of topics with each guest. The fourth installment features a fascinating conversation with Grammy-winning musician/producer White.

The Real Rob | What’s making us happy this week?
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Streamy Award Audience Choice Nominees Announced

On February 17th, the Streamy Awards will celebrate the best and brightest of online video in over 30 categories. Out of those 30, two of the most important areas will be decided by you, the fans. That's right: the nominees for the Streamy Audience Choice Awards are here. The Audience Choice Awards are broken into two major categories: Personality of the Year and Series of the Year. The ten nominees in each field were chosen through fan submissions, and the winners will be determined through a similar popularity contest. Fan voting for these two categories is now open on the Streamys website, and will close in six days time. Three of the ten nominees for Personality of the Year star in or write for The Lizzie Bennet Diaries: Head writer Bernie Su, lead actress Ashley Clements, and supporting actress Mary Kate Wiles (who also stars in Squaresville). Lizzie Bennet's fan support
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Ryan Higa, Fine Brothers Nominees for Audience Choice Awards at 2013 Streamys

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Ryan Higa, Fine Brothers Nominees for Audience Choice Awards at 2013 Streamys
Ryan Higa, the Fine Brothers and the Young Turks are among the 20 nominees for two Audience Choice Awards at the 2013 Streamy Awards, which will take place Feb. 17 in Hollywood. Tubefilter and Dick Clark Productions on Tuesday also unveiled the nominees for Personality of the Year and Series of the Year, opening voting until Feb. 11. The nominees for Personality of the Year are Ashley Clements, Bernie Su, Brad Bell, Chester See, Grace Helbig, Mary Kate Wiles, Megan & Liz, Ryan Higa, Smosh and the Fine Brothers. Smosh ranks as
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Vote for the Streamys Audience Choice Awards!

Vote for the Streamys Audience Choice Awards!
Vote early, and vote often. The polls are open for the 3rd Annual Streamys Audience Choice Awards for the categories of Personality of the Year and Series of the Year, and you can go to the site to vote for your favorite show and personality once a day until February 11.

But now comes the tricky part: deciding who to vote for. The finalists are all over the place, ranging the very sincere to the very silly. Some are dramatic, some are just for laughs, and some…are actually pretty explicit. If you’re not a devoted follower of any web series,
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