Cutting Edges - המגרסה

Meredith Burkholder - Founder & Director of the Berlin WebFest

October 28, 2018 Season 1 Episode 7
Cutting Edges - המגרסה
Meredith Burkholder - Founder & Director of the Berlin WebFest
Chapters
Cutting Edges - המגרסה
Meredith Burkholder - Founder & Director of the Berlin WebFest
Oct 28, 2018 Season 1 Episode 7

1:30 - How did you get into the world of Web Series?
3:00 - “I met Michael (Ajakwe) in Ludwigsberg”
5:10 - What is it like in a Web Festival?
6:20 - “We rely a lot on one another” “it’s a real community”
7:45 - “Web series are about playing and not doing over and over again what we see on Television”
9:35 - “We start to see things (Streaming Platforms) Rebundling” 
10:50 - “It fills in a gap in our time that we couldn’t consume content beforehand” 
14:00 - “We’re more of an industry event”
14:50 - “We are a far younger average age than in most professional events”
15:55 - What is the goal of a Web Festival?
17:55 - “We are trying to give them a place to make good on their investment”
20:50 - “A 20K Euros Prize for developing a project”
22:10 - What lies in the future for Web Series?
23:30 - “we had almost 30 countries submitting to the Festival this year”
24:40 - “We’ll start to see more Interactive Series”
26:40 - “We are going to see a lot more funds open up to web series, the industry is going to start to move”
28:35 - “You need to go to the Festivals”
29:25 - “Watch other Web Series”

Show Notes

1:30 - How did you get into the world of Web Series?
3:00 - “I met Michael (Ajakwe) in Ludwigsberg”
5:10 - What is it like in a Web Festival?
6:20 - “We rely a lot on one another” “it’s a real community”
7:45 - “Web series are about playing and not doing over and over again what we see on Television”
9:35 - “We start to see things (Streaming Platforms) Rebundling” 
10:50 - “It fills in a gap in our time that we couldn’t consume content beforehand” 
14:00 - “We’re more of an industry event”
14:50 - “We are a far younger average age than in most professional events”
15:55 - What is the goal of a Web Festival?
17:55 - “We are trying to give them a place to make good on their investment”
20:50 - “A 20K Euros Prize for developing a project”
22:10 - What lies in the future for Web Series?
23:30 - “we had almost 30 countries submitting to the Festival this year”
24:40 - “We’ll start to see more Interactive Series”
26:40 - “We are going to see a lot more funds open up to web series, the industry is going to start to move”
28:35 - “You need to go to the Festivals”
29:25 - “Watch other Web Series”