6 Comments

Summary:

Looking for more details on Strike.TV, the network of 40-plus online video series from the Hollywood pros? We’re not sure exactly what’s happening tomorrow, the supposed launch date, but we dug up some more goodies to give you a hint of what’s to come. Here’s a […]

Looking for more details on Strike.TV, the network of 40-plus online video series from the Hollywood pros? We’re not sure exactly what’s happening tomorrow, the supposed launch date, but we dug up some more goodies to give you a hint of what’s to come.

Here’s a “minidoc” (couldn’t find the embed code) with more detail on the shows and lots of enthusiasm about the freedom of working online.

And here’s a teaser:


www.strike.tv Teaser from StrikeTV on Vimeo.

And here’s a list of some of the shows, which are said to be launching later this month.

Global Warming
Writers – Rob Kutner (The Daily Show), Sheryl Zohn (Penn and Teller’s Bullshit)
Director – Mike Shapiro
Producer – Jim Juvonen
Cast – Kristen Wiig (SNL), Aasif Mandvi (The Daily Show)

House Poor
Show creator is Lester Lewis from The Office.

Unknown Sender
Writer/Director – Steven E. de Souza (Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, Beverly Hills Cop 2, Commando)
Cast – Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights, License To Kill), Joanne Whalley

Five Or Die
Writer/Director – Tom Holland (Child’s Play series of films)
Cast – Kevin Daniels, Brandon Fobbs, James Snyder, Madeline Zima (Californication)

Life In General
Writer – Karen Harris (General Hospital)
Cast – JoBeth Williams, Arianne Zucker, Brinn Thayer, Robert Desidario

The Challenge
Writer – Lloyd Garver
Cast – Bob Newhart

Daryl From OnCar
Writer – Ron Corcillo (Malcolm In The Middle)
Cast – Bob Clendenin (10 Items Or Less)

John’s Hand
Writer – Catherine Butterfield (Ghost Whisperer)
Cast – Garrett Dillahunt (No Country For Old Men, Deadwood), Kali Rocha (Grey’s Anatomy, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Meet The Parents), Marin Hinkle (Once and Again)

Confessional
Writer – Ken Lazebnik (Prairie Home Companion, Touched By An Angel, Star Trek: Enterprise)

Side Effects
Writer/Director – Chuck Rose
Cast – Arye Gross (Ellen, Minority Report, The Riches, Grey Gardens), Amanda Tepe

Urban Cowgirl
Writer/Director – Jeanne Rosenberg (The Black Stallion, White Fang)

Smartest Man In The World (game show)
Writer/Star – Rick Rosner (Jimmy Kimmel Live)

  1. Wow look what they wrote in there blog post for “Independence Day.”

    “If you are a professional film or television story-teller and are in the WGA, DGA or SAG, and have a COMPLETED web series, pilot or film that you’re looking to monetize and distribute across the internet, we’d love to hear from you. Drop us a line and tell us about yourself and your creation at art@strike.tv.”

    That just feels so warm, open and “Independent.”

    Share
  2. [...] What’s in the Works at Strike.TV « NewTeeVee [...]

    Share
  3. Tried to watch the intro video on their website but the quality was so bad I had to quit.

    Share
  4. fingers crossed for writers Friday, July 4, 2008

    I had no issues with the video…but today is the 4th, and I don’t see anything launched yet over on their site. Just this trailer thingy.

    Somebody needs to hire a marketing staff. :P

    Share
  5. lazylazerbeam Friday, July 4, 2008

    I think they were only going to have the trailer for a little while, to get people interested in the shows. It’s cute and all, but a trailer can make anything look good. There’s nothing on there about the different shows. How do we know if there’s anything we want to watch without more info than that little thing? Is there some tab I’m missing that you can click on to see what the shows are?

    Share
  6. [...] first is the official launch of Strike TV. This is the online video site launched by a bunch of Hollywood writers. The plan is for a percentage of any money the site makes to go to charity. That’s a nice [...]

    Share

Comments have been disabled for this post