2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

An Internet Odyssey: The Next Gen Of Webseries

Saturday, March 14
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Austin Suite
Austin Convention Center


In the new frontier of digital content, the 'webseries' or ‘micro budget content’ as it’s fondly being called, is the go-to form of expression for most entry-level content creators beyond YouTube vlogging. But how does one combat the limitations, saturation and stigma of this medium in order to actually connect with audiences in the changing landscape of the world wide web and digital devices?

Something that will resonate with the current ADHD audience yet take them on a fresh and exciting “internet odyssey”?

Using the blueprint of the newly released, award-winning, 1970’s-period digital dramedy and festival darling WHATEVER, LINDA, members of the creative team and the leader of the Emmy Award Winning interactive, digital media agency Secret Location will showcase how a typical DIY webseries can be reborn as a compelling, binge-worthy internet odyssey with high production value, innovative interactive technology features. All on an indie budget.


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Hannah Cheesman


Aberrant Pictures

Hannah Cheesman is an award-winning writer, producer, director and actor. After doing dozens of commercials, a number of TV shows and a handful of films, Hannah committed herself to creating h...

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Julian De Zotti


Whatever Linda Productions

Julian is an award winning actor, writer, showrunner, and producer currently based in Toronto. He co-wrote, co-produced and starred in the indie holiday coming of age feature film NEW YEAR shot in ...

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Mackenzie Donaldson


Aberrant Pictures

Mackenzie Donaldson is a Canadian producer, writer and digital media maker based in Toronto Canada. She is currently an Associate Producer on the BBC America smash hit series ORPHAN BLACK. She is a...

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Matt Eastman

Resident Dir

Touchpoint Films

With an aesthetic shaped by both Lars Von Trier and Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Matt Eastman is the resident director at Touchpoint Films in Toronto. Matt has directed campaigns for Burger King, Tiger Bee...

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