Friday, November 23, 2012

How to be Dead - a Comedy about Life and Death

The last installment of the Twilight saga was just released. If you can't get enough of vampires, check out "How to be Dead". This new web comedy is about life, death and everything in between.

According to "How to be Dead", the undead are administrative errors. It’s up to Death and his office staff to protect humanity by fighting ghosts, zombies, vampires and medium-sized apocalypses. After a nice cup of tea.

In the Pilot Episode, Dave has a Near Death Experience and Death has a Near Dave Experience. Have a look: 

If you wanna find out more about this web show, please visit:

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Le Visiteur du Futur - the #1 French web series

Parlez-vous français? Si oui, c'est pour vous.
Le Visiteur du Futur is a cross-media series that combines comedy and science fiction. Since its launch in April 2009, it was viewed about 10 million times on the French web and also aired on the TV channel Nolife ( According to French video-sharing website Dailymotion (, it's the #1 web series in France.

Le Visiteur du Futur is created by François Descraques and it is about a time traveller from the future who keeps warning an ordinary guy called Raph about the doom his actions will bring to humankind.
Have a look at Episode 1 of Season 1:

So far two seasons have been completed and a third is being shot. The first and second seasons have been subtitled into English, so it's not a problem if you don't speak French. Please visit their website to watch more episodes and get more information about this très bien web series:

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Impact Stories - Finnish entrepreneurs web series

The third season of Young Apprentice has recently started in the UK and I'm very fascinated by these 16- and 17-year-old aspiring businessmen and businesswomen. Especially in our current economic situation it is important to support bright, young entrepreneurs and to share their ideas.

Hub Helsinki and Kinetic Pixel have produced a series of web videos highlighting small Finnish businesses and their young entrepreneurs, because small start-up businesses and their creative founders are at the forefront of Finnish business. Hub Helsinki is a co-working space for entrepreneurs and social innovators based in Helsinki and episodes of "Impact Stories" feature Hub members and their stories as entrepreneurs.

The first episode is about Tommaso De Benetti, Content Strategist at Writing Bold. Tommaso is a young enthusiast of technology, content creation, social media and games. He believes that you can't do a good job if you are not in love with what you are doing. Have a look:

If you are interested in watching more videos about young Finnish entrepreneurs, please visit:
Get inspired!

Friday, November 16, 2012

Regular Ordinary Swedish Meal Time - a Swedish cookery web series

You might know the Canadian YouTube cooking show "Epic Meal Time". But do you also know there is a parody of it called "Regular Ordinary Swedish Meal Time"?
While the original has outlandish foods being prepared with relatively ordinary preparation methods, the parody has relatively ordinary foods being prepared with the most batshit insane methods imaginable.
It looks a bit like Death Metal. Have a look: 

The videos have become quickly very popular. The official YouTube channel has almost 300.000 subscribers by now. If you wanna see more of these cooking Vikings, please visit:

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Bravo 5 - a German military web series

Bravo 5 is a German military web series which tells the story of four soldiers of the Special Forces Command of the Bundeswehr. Due to their top secret missions, they get entangled in complexities and political consequences.

The synopsis of the 1st Episode is as follows:
28th of June 2012, Reichstag, Berlin. Three German special forces soldiers are summoned to appear before a secret congressional committee. They have to answer for a failed mission in Afghanistan, which left 17 civilians dead – but the reach of this inquiry goes much deeper, and soon, they find that the future of Germany’s entire special forces is at stake here…

YouTube episodes are in English, but if you would like to find out more and wanna check out their website, you need to speak German:

Monday, November 5, 2012

The Lizzie Bennett Diaries - a multi-platform series

I have this button with "I heart Darcy" on it and everybody asks me, oh who is Darcy?
Err, Mr. Darcy? Pride & Prejudice? Jane Austen?
Well, I guess not everyone is familiar with the classic love story of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet. But for all (future) fans here is an online modernized adaptation of Jane Austen's novel and it's called "The Lizzie Bennet Diaries".

Lizzie Bennet tells the classic tale from the point of view of an Elizabeth “Lizzie” Bennet who grew up in a world of cell phones, video cameras, and social media. The multi-platform series was created by popular YouTube personality Hank Green and Streamy Award winning web video writer Bernie Su. 

Within the first episode, Lizzie introduces herself as part of a class project. Have a look:

Main character Lizzie Bennet maintains in-character on social media destinations such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and of course YouTube. Her younger sister Lydia Bennett has her prime destinations on Tumblr and Twitter, while fashionista elder sister Jane Bennett incorporates Pinterest and Lookbook in addition to other social media sites. Fans and viewers are encouraged to interact with all characters on any media platform where they can find them.

If you wanna find out more about the Bennett Family, please visit: