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Geek And Sundry Begins “Halloweek” With ‘Morganville’ Vampires

Geek and Sundry is feeling festive, and it is celebrating Halloween with an entire week of spooky programming. The online video channel run by Felicia Day has released the first two episodes of Morganville: The Series, a web adaptation of a series of vampire novels. The Morganville novels, authored by Rachel Caine, follow a young woman named Claire who moves into a town ruled by vampires. The series spans 15 novels, several of which have ended up on the New York Times bestseller list. Geek and Sundry's web series version was first revealed in April, and it is partially funded by a previous Kickstarter campaign launched by Caine. Here's the first episode, directed by new media veteran Blake Calhoun: The series was initially planned for a summertime release, though it was ultimately moved to a more fitting October debut. It is part of Geek and Sundry's Halloweek, which will include
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Fund This: ‘Space Janitors’ Seeks $30,000 For More Custodial Adventure

Series Name: Space Janitors Asking For: $30,000 (Canadian) On Kickstarter Amount Raised Thus Far (At Time Of Post): $13,281 (Canadian) Days Remaining In Campaign (At Time Of Post): 38 Description: Space Janitors is a sci-fi parody web series created by Davin Lengyel and Geoff Lapaire. It follows the unfortunately mundane lives of two janitors aboard a Death Star-esque space station, who keep the windows clean and the floors shiny, all while dreaming of moving on to bigger and better space adventures. Seasons one and two were distributed internationally via Geek and Sundry and scored a healthy amount of views. The Kickstarter campaign is attempting to raise the requisite funds needed to complete a budget for season 3. Creator Bio: Even if you've never seen Space Janitors, you may recognize Lapaire's name from his work on Pure Pwnage, a classic of the web series community's early days. Lengyel, a Pure Pwnage producer, also created Pro at Cooking,
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Pixel Market reveals competition titles

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Pixel Market reveals competition titles
Selection of cross-media projects to compete for awards.

Power to the Pixel (PttP) has named the 30 cross-media projects from around the world selected to take part in The Pixel Market 2013 (Oct 16-17), the finance and co-production market held during the Cross-Media Forum (Oct 15-18) in association with the BFI London Film Festival.

Eight titles have been selected to compete for the Arte International Prize for The Pixel Pitch, an award of €6,000 ($8,100), announced at a ceremony on Oct 17. The titles include:

Art with Mati & Dada

Giovanna Bo and Roberto Braga, Achtoons s.r.l. (Italy)

The Baghdad Station

Mahyad Tousi, BoomGen Studios, (Us)

Get Over It

Paula Schardorodsky, Rabia Williams - TalaTala (Argentina-Spain)

Netwars - Out of Ctrl

Saskia Kress, Filmtank GmbH (Germany)

Life and Mind of Mark LeFriest/ Breaking the Box

Gabriel London and Jonathon Corbiere - Found Object Films, The Secret Location, Thought Café (Us-Can)

Soundtrack of the World

Lisa Gray, Martyn Ware, The Feds
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Geek And Sundry Announces Gaming-Focused Slate Of New Shows

Felicia Day's Geek and Sundry channel will celebrate its one year anniversary on April 1st, and the YouTube Original Channel dedicated to nerd culture is celebrating with a new slate of programming. In addition to returning existing favorites, three new shows based around video games will be launched. The two returning shows are Space Janitors, the sci-fi comedy created by Geoff Lapaire of Pure Pwnage, and TableTop, where Wil Wheaton invites notable nerdy people onto his show for some board game action. Season two had better feature a round of Carcassonne, or else. To spice up the new season, Day and Wheaton are launching International Tabletop Day, a global event dedicated to analog gaming. Three debutant series will join the two returnees, with video games taking center stage. Felicia's Ark will see Day and her viewers choosing which video game animals to take aboard her ark, thus saving them from impending doom.
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