Here is a selection of web series chosen from our various categories to check out (as featured in the latest WebShowCentral newsletter. Subscribe here for the newsletter & magazine http://webshowcentral.tv/subscribe/.)
Reggie’s Case Files (2 episodes so far)
Reggie’s Case Files is a webseries which follows the mildly psychotic private investigator who thinks he’s in a classic noir thriller. The series explores classic noir tropes such as femme fatales, corrupt officials, and mysterious missing persons cases.
>> Watch here: http://webserieschannel.co.nz/webseries/reggies-case-files/
Hahana (9 episodes)
Hahana is a fast paced magazine type show for rangatahi or young people of Aotearoa. The show will entertain, inspire and make you laugh all in one go.
>> Watch here: http://webserieschannel.co.nz/webseries/hahana/
WHAT TO WATCH ON WEB SHOW CENTRAL
NZ YOUTUBE SHOWS: White Man Behind a Desk
In the style of John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Robbie Nicol is providing New Zealand with its own unique commentary on the social and political climate.
>> Watch here: http://webshowcentral.tv/watch/white-man-behind-a-desk/
SHORT FILM: Loading Docs 2015
Loading Docs have launched the second round of ten outstanding three-minute documentary shorts from New Zealand. Each documentary explores the theme ‘connection’ in a unique and innovative way while showcasing some of New Zealand’s best documentary making talent.
>> Watch here: http://webshowcentral.tv/short-films/
>> Read more about the project here: http://webshowcentral.tv/loading-docs-2015-are-live/
FROM THE WEB SHOW CENTRAL MAGAZINE:
Agency is a seven-part web series about a small creative marketing agency in Wellington and the misadventures of its three hapless staff members.
>> Read here: buff.ly/1FSLrzx
CREATORS’ CORNER: How to make a successful web series
Looking for NZ On Air funding for your web series? This is a MUST read: How to Make a Successful Web Series. What we learned from the Vancouver web fest industry panel discussion.
>> Read here: http://buff.ly/1IHNWGW
INTERVIEWS: NZ Web Series Wrap
An Australian perspective: The New Zealand screen industry has had worldwide success with distinctively NZ features. But what’s happening with their online content? We were interviewed by ScreenPro about NZ Web Series – here’s the interview and an insight into Kiwi web series.
>> Listen here: http://buff.ly/1Mst0al
INTERVIEWS: The Film Lab
The Film Lab is a new Australian web series. The series puts the science of movies under a microscope. (#mythbusters had it coming.)
>> Read more here: http://webshowcentral.tv/web-series-the-film-lab/
>> Watch web series here: http://webserieschannel.co.nz/webseries/the-film-lab/