Friday, March 28, 2014

Freaklances

Spanish webseries. An oddball cartoon-style comedy.

The Front Marketing project is a production of a webseries. Everyone has their own agenda.

Note: Most videos use embedded captions, though the captions don't start til around a minute into the videos. Season 3 uses regular captioning. Part of one season is NSFW.


https://www.youtube.com/user/FreaklancesLaSerie

Thursday, March 27, 2014

LARPs: The Series

LARP (Live Action Role Playing) webseries. Several friends alternate between their roleplaying personas and their real life personas.


http://www.youtube.com/user/larpstheseries

Selection:

ToWebfest 2014

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Peregrine Dame

Travel journalist and host Rachel Parsons travels to different foreign locations and shares her experiences while proving that solo travel needs not be so scary an experience.

Note: Videos are captioned, but they aren't free, through Amazon Instant Video.


http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=the+peregrine+dame+

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Platoon of Power Squadron


Superhero comedy about a group of 20-something young adults (all working-class) with super powers. Winner of seven awards at the 2013 Los Angeles Web Series Festival. All PoPs videos are captioned.


http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpdfG5tfArAUBvvh9HAR4_o_hSZYC3tN8

Awards:

Outstanding Directing, Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror, LAwebfest 2013
Outstanding Visual/Special Effects, LAwebfest 2013
Outstanding Lead Actor, LAwebfest 2013
Outstanding Lead Actress, LAwebfest 2013
Outstanding Producing, LAwebfest 2013
Outstanding Series Premise/Concept, LAwebfest 2013
Outstanding Ensemble Cast, LAwebfest 2013

Nominations:

4th Annual Streamy Awards - Indie

Monday, March 17, 2014

Authentik

International comedy about a young man with problems: family, job, and ladies. Some cursing and colorful language. Captioned on both youtube and dailymotion.





http://www.youtube.com/user/Authentiklaserie
http://www.dailymotion.com/playlist/x20jhb_7tonio_authentik-la-webserie/1#video=xu60rd

Awards:

Supporting Actor (2), Lead Actress, Series, Writing - LAwebfest 2014

Selection:

Vancouver Web Fest, 2014
Austin Webfest, 2014

Frequency

Two exceptional women find themselves drawn together over the vast encompasses of space and time. This series takes place in 1986 and the present time periods. In this world, certain individuals have what's known as extrasensory "frequencies," which are special abilities such as healing and telekinesis.


http://www.youtube.com/user/KVWorks1/videos?view=0&shelf_id=1&sort=dd

Selection:

LAwebfest 2014

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Wastelander Panda

The tale of Arcayus, the last remaining panda in a post-apocalyptic Wasteland.


https://www.youtube.com/user/wastelanderpanda/

Awards:

Directing, Writing and Series Premise - LAwebfest 2014

Selection:


Vancouver Web Fest 2014

Friday, March 14, 2014

The Wakefield Variation

For years, Wakefield has been hiding in his small apartment, leaving no traces behind. In a twisted social experiment, he spies on his former girlfriend using bugs and hidden cameras. He starts thinking of a "variation" of his plan when he finds she might move far away from him.


YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWXRNQ02a8wb7RyrLRf2U_u16Aq2Mzp0w

Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/channels/twvtheseries

Selection:

LAwebfest 2014

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Our Cultural Center

Comedy. The main funder of a nonprofit has been lost and the founder brings in her ex-husband who is a lawyer to help with the day-to-day operations of the center.

Note: Episode 18 (The Walter Fydryck Flip) has no captions as there is no dialogue.


http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5ObqV53xa_YBO4jzzgRBjgn5mag9inQ7

Selection:

LAwebfest 2014

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Funny or Die

Yes, that is President Obama on a web TV show! And not just any web tv show, it is Funny or Die's popular Between Two Ferns!  Funny or Die is known for its humor content. WARNING!!! Funny or Die also has a YouTube channel but they are NOT captioning there! AND they appear to be captioning ONLY Exclusive videos! There's no way to know when they started. It is possible they did retroactive captioning of their older Exclusives.






http://www.funnyordie.com/

Nominations:

4th Annual Streamy Awards - Collaboration (Obama episode)

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Jugoisto─Źno od razuma (JiOR)

The title's English translation is Southeast of Reason. Webseries is from Croatia.

For Andrea, life during high school seems ordinary, until something takes her far from everything she knows.

She has no father. Her mother left her as a baby for her safety with a half-brother and his pregnant girlfriend, disappearing without a trace. She makes it her mission to find her mother and answer questions about her own self. During her searches, a mysterious figure sends mercenaries to find her mother.

Somewhere in her past, there's something that explains why she's the hope of entire civilizations. Her missing parents are only found in ancient battles, on the other side.

Note: This is the best we can come up with an English translation with the help of Google Translate. If you have a better translation, let us know, please.


https://www.youtube.com/user/jugoistocnoodrazuma

Shankaboot

Shankaboot is Suleiman's delivery service. It's just an ordinary day, at least until his life is turned upside-down...

Note that episode 22 is not captioned.


https://www.youtube.com/user/Shankaboot

Awards:

Writing, Sound Design, Series, Supporting Actor, Lead Actress, Supporting Actress, Directing, Editing, Score and Cinematography - LAwebfest 2014

Shadows of the Plague

What would you do if you were living in a nightmare from which you couldn't wake up? Suppose the answer to your question was as crazy or as nightmarish as it seems to be?

In an ordinary city is an ordinary man, Vincent. The shadows in this city are trying to swallow him and lead him to the gates of hell. He's fighting back.

This same city has a detective ruthlessly searching for a murderer. For him to solve this case, he will go beyond the shadows that are threatening to overtake Vincent.


https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiPYZ-3l0DFtutkrw1xD-4bTvI7CVVCbg

Awards:

Lead Actor, Cinematography, Editing, Special/Visual Effects and Writing - LAwebfest 2014

Vsauce2

Mind-blowing facts and the best of the Internet.

Note: The oldest episodes are not captioned, and captioning was uneven until about the fall of 2013.


http://www.youtube.com/user/Vsauce2

La Grieta

Translated, the description says the series is about the social and economic upheaval in Europe. Six episodes plus an epilogue.



http://www.youtube.com/user/serielagrieta


Selection:

LAwebfest 2014
Vancouver webfest 2014

Friday, March 7, 2014

Even Super Heroes Pay The Bills

While the Space Monster arrives in the city, the Super Heroes have their own "super problems." Lux Man's got his electric bill, Sight Woman's got her government tax, and Super Driver's got his road tax, but their bills are past due. Will our heroes be able to pay the bills before the final battle? Will "Ninja Granny" help them save the world?


https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJby4QpRigCoorEpA7nDEzEdhUG0laL31

Awards:

Lead Actress, Special/Visual Effects - LAwebfest 2014

Thursday, March 6, 2014

SamoKazem

A Serbian webseries. The title translates to "Just Sayin'."

A group of boys and girls from different countries get together for the summer and become a crew. They understand each other despite the language differences. Until now, they had no opportunity to talk about their dreams and fears.



https://www.youtube.com/user/samokazem01

Festival Selection:

Drama - Melbourne Webfest 2014

LAWebfest 2014

Monday, March 3, 2014

Generacion Z

Translated, the title means "Generation Z." A Spanish zombie-style webseries. A pandemic is triggered in Seville and has no option to stop and think about where it comes from.


http://www.youtube.com/user/seriegz/

Awards:

Best Cliffhanger, Rome Web Awards 2014

My Synthesized Life

Ever have one of those days when your life gets turned upside down? Jimmy Bales' voice alternates between normal and robotic sounding after he gets electrocuted by his vehicle's radio. This is the result.

Katie Leclerc, who plays a deaf character on Switched At Birth,  is in episode 9 as a hearing character.


http://www.youtube.com/user/mysynthesizedlife

Nominations:

Best Lead Actor, Comedy - ISA 2014
Best Directing, Comedy - ISA 2014
Best Supporting Actress, Comedy - ISA 2014
Best Guest Star, Comedy - ISA 2014

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Mind

Google translation of synopsis: An unexpected reunion between five former classmates, suddenly becomes the engine of incredible events and discoveries that will push the kids through a path that will make them, revelation after revelation, witnesses and protagonists of a chilling truth.

http://www.youtube.com/show/mindtheseries

Last Monkey

This series had its roots in a novel, "12 Monkeys." It involves time travel between the past, the present, and the future. Content rating is "mildly violent or disturbing,"  which makes it not safe for work.






http://www.youtube.com/user/LastMonkeySeries