The wide world of web soaps
Posted Wednesday, February 01, 2012 12:50:25 AM
A look into the world of web series -- the challenge and the rewards, with the creators of Pretty, Anacostia, and more. Soap Central Live airs Fridays at 6PM Eastern/3PM Pacific.
The number of soap operas on network television may be at an all-time low, but interest in the serialized storytelling format is at an all-time high. As soap fans look for ways to fill the voids left by the departure of their favorite daytime soaps, many are turning to the world of web-based soaps.
This week, Soap Central Live delves into the world of web series to find out how they go from an idea in a creator's mind to the pages of the world wide web. Steve Silverman, the creator of Pretty
, and Anacostia
's Anthony Anderson, visit SCL to provide insight into what goes on behind the scenes at web soaps, the challenges that web series face, and the reward in seeing their projects posted online. Plus, Marcello Lanfranchi chats about the web series he's starting up, Tomorrow Waits For No One
Then, Roger Newcomb drops by to preview this year's Indie Soap Awards, the premiere awards ceremony honoring the best of online entertainment.
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