Check out a few of the submissions (and quotes) from the 2016 Webisodes Video Contest. Click on the image or the video title to watch and vote!
“I would like the audience to know why I created the series. I created the series to give an authentic voice to OUR story of the difficulties of trying to pursue your passion while trying to survive financially and mentally. The series is important because it gives an honest look at that journey.” –Kim Williams, Writer/ Producer, inkSpot Entertainment “Everything I did Wrong in my 20’s”
“Late last year, David Heredia launched an educational video series called Heroes of Color. The three-minute episodes, created with a whiteboard animation technique, celebrate the outstanding achievements, courage and perseverance of a diverse group of heroes from a wide variety of ethnicities and nationalities. The series became an award winning video series upon winning the 2015 animation merit award at the International New York Film Festival. It has screened in France, New York and Los Angeles. It has garnered public support from public officials such as U.S. Congressman Charles Rangel, NAACP, and from the host of PBS’s Finding your Roots: Henry Louis Gates Jr., David has dedicated his time to inspiring the next generation of leaders and educators. By showing the accomplishments of these heroes, It inspires confidence in people of color. Episode #2 was recently completed and production has already begun on episode #3” -David Heredia, “Heroes of Color”
“This will be the first Web Series comedy made by foreign women in Turkey.
A universal subject: being single or being married. We want to tell you what we think about this.
You have never seen something like this, the characters from our web series are something else and it is set in Istanbul so we guarantee it is something new & exciting.” –Estefania Sierra Zanella, “My Single Married Friend – Web Series Pilot Episode”
“From the Ashes” is a documentary web-series that highlights inspiring individuals who have faced intense adversity and found success.
Sickle Cell Anemia is a serious hereditary disorder that can affect a multitude of demographics, all of whom live among us everyday. The disease is an invisible disability, meaning that just because someone looks perfectly healthy on the outside, doesn’t mean they aren’t suffering from chronic pain and fatigue on the inside.
Juliet’s story shows that no matter where you come from or what your battle is, you can have the strength to beat the odds and overcome it.” –Lauren McGarrett, “From The Ashes – Juliet Romeo”
“The three things I want people to know is that this series is dedicated to revamping the martial arts genre with good story telling leading the audience, it is put together on no budget depending primarily on visceral storytelling elements, and lastly its meant to touch most genres as the story progresses.” –Yusuf AlRahman, “Knuckle Game Episode 1 Season 1 Pilot“
Watch all 23 submission here. Remember, you can vote once a day for as many video’s as you like as long as the 2016 Webisodes Video Contest runs (May 24 – 30, 2016.) What are you waiting for? Get out there and vote!
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