This year’s nominees were announced this afternoon during a special edition of the web series news program SERIAL SCOOP NOW, hosted by Jillian Clare. 56 different series, produced in 7 different countries and spanning multiple genres, will compete for awards in 30 categories representing various fields of acting and production.
It can sometimes be extremely tempting to take someone on board a passion project like a web series because they hold certain advantages: maybe they’re extremely skilled, or maybe they can save the production significant money. Don’t do it!
The five leads in LARPs: The Series are all classically trained theatre actors. The key point, here, is that they’re theatre actors, and that means that there are some unique challenges when performing for a web series.
My girlfriend just broke up with me at Subway, my car probably got towed and everyone is counting on me to not screw up. This snazzy, round, glass thing, destined to be known as “The Eleventh Eye,” is proof I came through in the clutch.
My hatred of job interviews should have convinced me to never be an actor. I’m not terribly smart.
Spending years developing a series about Live Action Role Playing, co creator Julian Stamboulieh couldn’t get the project off the ground until he made some industry contacts, and most importantly convinced long time LARPer Jon Verrall to pen the series.