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    Felicia Day Talks the New Season of Her Hit Web Series 'The Guild' and the Hazards of Being a 'Girl Gamer'

    If you get on the internet for anything other than email, you would be hard-pressed not have heard of Felicia Day. An actress seen on shows such as "Eureka," "Supernatural" and "House," Day is the multifaceted creator, writer, producer and star [as Guild Priestess Codex...

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    YouTube's Original Content Sinks or Swims: Underperforming Channels Get Cut as YouTube Looks for More Winners

    YouTube is reportedly abandoning some of its less successful original content channels, while simultaneously launching new channels that fall in line with the company's content initiative. What establishes the criteria for a losing channel vs. a winning channel? Logged viewership time, and total num...

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    It's Hammer Time: UK's Celebrated Genre Studio Launches YouTube Channel

    Britain's historic horror studio Hammer recently launched its own YouTube channel, which includes content from contemporary Hammer films (like the sequel to the Daniel Radcliffe-starring box office hit "The Woman in Black") as well as beautifully restored classic Hammer titles available for streamin...

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    Ten Finalists for Scott Free's 'Your Film Festival' Head to Dubai & Venice Fests

    Your Film Festival, launched by Ridley Scott's Scott Free Production and YouTube (with Emirates' sponsorship), will present the competition's winning film at this year's Venice Film Festival. Some three million YouTube users voted on fifty films (determined by Scott Free from 15,000 submissions) to...

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    Watch: The Onion Takes on Reality TV in Web Series 'Sex House'

    While making fun of reality shows has gotten so easy it has perversely become almost impossible, The Onion manages to land some solid punches in the first episode of its new YouTube-based web series "Sex House."

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    Comic-Con Web Series Roundup: Crackle's 'The Unknown,' Bryan Singer's 'H+' and 'Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters'

    Web series are becoming a major presence at pop culture madhouse Comic-Con, as film and TV talent increasingly make the move to the small cyber screen and as web-based companies tackle original programming production and distribution. A round-up of panels and trailers below.

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    YouTube Continues Original Programming Foray with Debut of Bryan Singer's 'H+' on August 8

    Produced by Bryan Singer and directed by Stewart Hendler ("Sorority Row"), "H+" looks at a dystopian future society where "technology has gone horrifically wrong... Consumers are rapidly installing a chip called 'HPlus' into their nervous systems that allows them to access the Internet 24 hours a da...

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    Youtube Supercut Begs the Question: Is Aaron Sorkin a Compulsive Self-Plagiarist?

    Aaron Sorkin has long been one of the industry's highest-paid writers, and despite the tepid response to "The Newsroom," that's highly unlikely to change any time soon. However, here's something that could ultimately harm his reputation worse than any bad review or critical thi...

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    Ridley Scott Wants You... To Vote on the 50 Semi-Finalists of YouTube's First Annual Your Film Festival

    YouTube and airline sponsor Emirates, in partnership with the Venice Film Festival and Scott Free Productions, have announced the 50 semifinalists of the first annual Your Film Festival.

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    Q & A: Rodrigo Garcia and Jon Avnet Break the Mold with Star-Powered, Women-Centric Web Channel, WIGS

    WIGS is a YouTube channel, but don't let the platform scare you off. Filmmaker Rodrigo Garcia ("Albert Nobbs") and producer-director Jon Avnet ("Fried Green Tomatoes") have created what may be the first scripted, professionally developed web content aimed at women: WIGS. Starting with the launch o...

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