A month since episode 9, here’s episode 10 (and the season finale) of Sonya Steele’s web series, Celeste Bright. If you haven’t been following, click HERE for episode 9, click HERE for episode 8, HERE for episode 7, HERE for episode 6, HERE for episode 5; HERE for episode 4; HERE for episode 3; HERE [...]
Tony Clomax’s webseries, 12 Steps to Recovery, has taken the internet by storm since late summer. No, it’s not a drug tale, but a romantic comedy set in NYC about a lovetorn actor named Parrish (played by Kaleber Soze – who also co-stars in S&A’s film challenge winning Black Swan Theory AND in my coming-of-age [...]
As I posted earlier today, we’ll be streaming Matthew Cherry’s live call-back audition sessions for his next film titled Tension. Read underneath the video player to catch up on all the specifics, and then watch it as it happens below:
I’m late on this, but check out this web series from the MTV Ignite Staying Alive campaign – a microscopic lens into the lives of young people around the world, and their sexual habits, with the goal being to challenge them to consider their behavior, in an effort to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. This [...]
Continuing on with Sonya Steele’s web series, Celeste Bright… Here’s episode 9. If you haven’t been following, click HERE for episode 8, HERE for episode 7, HERE for episode 6, HERE for episode 5; HERE for episode 4; HERE for episode 3; HERE for episode 2; and HERE for episode 1.
There are quite a lot of them out there; it’s a crowded market, it seems. I think I receive 1 or 2 emails a week from creators of new series, wanting me to help push them via this blog. But, to be frank, with my schedule, I really don’t have a lot of time to [...]
Continuing on with Sonya Steele’s web series, Celeste Bright… Here’s episode 8. If you haven’t been following, click HERE for episode 7, HERE for episode 6, HERE for episode 5; HERE for episode 4; HERE for episode 3; HERE for episode 2; and HERE for episode 1.
Continuing on with Sonya Steele’s web series, Celeste Bright… Here’s episode 7. Those who’ve been complaining that each part was too short, you’ll be glad to know that this one is 6 minutes and 43 seconds long If you haven’t been following, click HERE for episode 6, HERE for episode 5; HERE for episode 4; [...]
OK, so I know there are many S&A readers who happen to be keen sci-fi fans. I’m not exactly one of them but, a smurfed up Zoe Saldana aside, I know that it’s not often that we get to see a woman of colour helming a sci-fi TV series or film – and this is [...]
Continuing on with Sonya Steele’s web series, Celeste Bright… Here’s episode 6. If you haven’t been following, click HERE for episode 5; cHERE for episode 4; HERE for episode 3; HERE for episode 2; and HERE for episode 1.
A little late in posting this… but here’s episode 5 of Sonya Steele’s web series, Celeste Bright. If you haven’t been following, click HERE for episode 4; HERE for episode 3; HERE for episode 2; and HERE for episode 1.
Another week, another episode, and the plot thickens in episode 4, True Colors. Click HERE to find out more and to catch up on the series from the beginning.
If you’re just joining us… read all about the project HERE; watch episode 1 HERE; episode 2 HERE; and then watch episode 3 of Sonya Steele’s web series, Celeste Bright below:
If you’re just joining us, the web series is called Celeste Bright, created by Sonya Steele. Read our earlier profile of it HERE; watch Episode 1 HERE; and then watch Episode 2 below:
As Tambay mentioned in his Emmy post last week, it seems that webseries are the way forward when it comes to showcasing black talent. We’ve mentioned the web series Celeste Bright a few times here on the site, and finally the show is up and running. Created and written by a regular S&A reader Sonya [...]
I wasn’t aware that Nelson George was working on a web series… or maybe I was previously, but just forgot about it. Anyway, it premiered at the American Black Film Festival 2 weekends ago, and last week, made its online debut. It’s called Left Unsaid, and, the synopsis according to the website, reads as follows: [...]
The web is the new frontier, as we’ve already mentioned on this blog. The production and distribution of content has been effectively democratized… for better and for worse, as content creators (including filmmakers) are aggressively taking advantage, as I believe they should. And the web series is just one of many products to emerge from [...]
Jaleel White is making a comeback… via the web. That’s right, the star formerly universally known as Urkel, has created a web series called Fake It Till You Make It, which he wrote, produced and stars in. The 8-episode series chronicles the life of Reggie Culkin (White), a former child star-turned-image consultant, who tries to [...]
ZA NEWS is a web-based South African satirical puppet show, which features puppet caricatures of famous South African figures, including Nelson Mandela, the country’s current president Jacob Zuma, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and many others. It’s essentially a political lampoon, using caustic humor to publicly criticize or ridicule its many human targets. It’s like The Daily [...]
Back in the early 90s there was a popular BBC comedy sketch series called The Real McCoy. Hilarious! At least that’s how I remember it. Kind of a UK version of In Living Color, it poked fun at Caribbean (mainly Jamaican), African (mainly Nigerian) and Asian (mainly Indian) people in Britain in ways that only [...]
Due to arrive on a computer/smart-phone screen near you this June, Celeste Bright, a new web series written and produced by regular S&A reader Sonya Steele, this trailer looks more like it’s for a gritty TV series or feature film. I’ve not been a big web series watcher so far but, from what little I’ve [...]
Trailer for an upcoming web series created and written by Sonya Steele, co-directed by Joe Doughrity and Gregory Storm. It’s titled Celeste Bright, and is described as a drama series that “follows investment banker Celeste (Ryan Michelle Bathe from Trauma), a woman who plays by her own rules, until an unsavory client (Brad Raider) makes [...]
The number of web series available online seems to be multiplying exponentially; I learn about at least 1 new title everyday! The cheaply available production tools, and the web’s democratization are to thank for this. But I’m not necessarily complaining. The challenge is how one sifts through it all to find those that are actually [...]
Here’s a teaser for an upcoming web series from producer Russell Simmons titled Hustles With Russells. It’ll air every Wednesday (starting next week), at 3pm EST, for 8 weeks, on GlobalGrind.com, and stars Simmons himself, and his clone, actor, comedian impressionist Affion Crockett. In short, Russell decides to buy himself a clone, so that he [...]
I had no idea Robert Townsend was knee-deep in the web series game. Then again, I really shouldn’t be surprised. The web is the next frontier! I thought maybe we’d previously mentioned it on this blog, but a search negated that. It’s called Diary of A Single Mom, and it’s already halfway through its second [...]
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