Hey everyone, it's been a while since I did an update to all this. So we've got some news, there are two things we want to share today.
AUDITIONS for those interested in trying to get a role in the show.
MARTELL TV, an app some collegues of ours are designing that our show will be featured on.
First and foremost, the auditions, here is the casting call and a link to the sides. It includes all the details you'll need to come to the auditions.
Production Title: MY LIFE AS A VIDEO GAME
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union
Project length: 7-12 Minute Episodes
Posted on: Saturday 19th January 2013
Production location: Los Angeles, CA
Production Company: Leon Films
Production website: www.mylifeasavideogame.com
Director: Nicholas M. Holmes
Producer: Petros L. Ioannou
3800 Barham Blvd
Shooting Location: Los Angeles, CA
Synopsis: Don DeWitt, a young gamer, is pulled into an alternate reality where video games are real life. There he fights through various video game genres from First Person Shooters to RPGs to try and find a
TUESDAY Jan 22nd, 2013 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM - FRIEDKIN ROOM
WEDNESDAY Jan 23rd, 2013 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM - HUGHES ROOM
THURSDAY Jan 24th, 2013 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM - FRIEDKIN ROOM
Shooting Start: Saturday Jan 26th, 2013
Shooting End: Thursday Feb 7th, 2013
[JOHNNY] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 20-25]
Brown-haired martial art fighting brother of Bobby. Johnny & Bobby were born into poverty; but now fight against the street gangs of the city lead by Big Adam, a criminal overlord. He's fights to rescue the beautiful Kristy, his oft kidknapped girlfriend. A bit dense and far too chilled out about his kidknapped girlfriend. He embodies the muscle-bound meathead of old 80s Arcade Beat 'Em Ups. MARTIAL ARTS EXPERIENCE IS PREFERABLE. #
BOBBY] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 20-25]
Blonde-haired martial art fighting brother of Johnny. Pretty much an identical clone of his brother but with blonde hair and a different coloured outfit. He's the more subserviant of the two meat-headed, punch-throwing brothers and is barely ever seen without a grin on his face. Has something of a surfer-like personality about him at times. Loyal to his brother till death. MARTIAL ARTS EXPERIENCE IS PREFERABLE.
[GRUNT] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: 20-40]
Massive hulk of a man but born without much of a brain. Grunt is literally as his name describes, a henchman for Big Adam, the city's criminal overlord. He's the kind of man who looks like he could tear someone apart limb from limb with his bare hands. Very destructive, brawler-type fighter. Walks around shirtless.
[LT. CMDR HELEN DANES] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 25-35]Space Marine of a Galactic Empire, raised to be a soldier. Danes has spent most of her life aboard star cruisers and other space faring vessels. She's recently been given command of her own ship. Brutal, vicious and eager to please her commanders, Danes will do anything it takes to get the job done.
[NAZI COMMANDER] [GENDER: MALE OR FEMALE] [AGE: ANY]
Blonde haired, blue eyed, rigid posture. Everything we've come to know and hate about the Nazi's all boiled up into one archetypal package.
[COMMUNIST COMMANDER] [GENDER: MALE OR FEMALE] [AGE: ANY]
Black haired, bearded (If male), thick Russian accent, staunch supporter of Socialism. This is your typical bad-guy from an 80s movie.
[TERRORIST COMMANDER] [GENDER: MALE] [AGE: ANY]
Sterotypical middle-eastern terrorist, aggressive, angry, hates freedom (of course). He's everything we've been led to believe a terrorist is since 9/11.
[STREET THUG] [GENDER: MALE OR FEMALE] [AGE: ANY]
Tough thug from Big Adam's Gang, they patrol the streets looking to start fights just... because.
MARTIAL ARTS EXPERIENCE IS PREFERABLE.
[DOMINATRIX] [GENDER: FEMALE] [AGE: 20-35]
Sexy, sultry, dressed in kinky clothing but armed with an electric whip and ready to beat the crap out of anyone with it in the name of Big Adam.
So that's the audition, feel free to drop by or send us an email with your resume or headshot.
Some buddies of ours at the YouTube Network Martell Bros. are creating an app using crowdfunding. This app is designed to bring your favourite videos from around the web into one convient location starting with YouTube and Blip. Why is this important and why do we support it to tell you guys about it?
Frankly, YouTube's layout blows at the moment. It's becoming harder and harder for people to get their new videos seen by members, especially now that the layout seems more interested in Recommending you videos you've either already seen, instead of your subscription list, y'know what you've selected you want to see more of.
Anyway, the app could be a groundbreaker in bringing web television to the same level as broadcast television. Martell TV is planned for iOS, Android, Windows 8 and eventually home games consoles, a website and much more. As a webseries production, My Life as a Video Game could benefit greatly from something like this especially as all the videos on there will be ad-enabled.
But you don't have to take our word for it, here's a link to their IndieGoGo Page to see what it's all really about: www.indiegogo.com/martelltv
We wish them the best of luck and hope things go well for them, and by proxy all of web video in the future.