Raptured Captured: the making of a web series (ft. Heather Taylor, writer-director Raptured TV)

Raptured (Sophie)

Raptured (Sophie)

Raptured is a fantastic, six-part, online drama that started airing on YouTube, Blip.TV, Vimeo and beyond from 21 October 2011. Writer and Director Heather Taylor joins Off The Wall Post to explain the series that upgrades the humans that got left behind when The Rapture happened. Heather describes the funding models (such as crowd-funding through Indie Gogo); distribution deals through Koldcast; issues around product placement and misplacement; Vimeo frustrations and the second series already in the works.

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Download the MP3 version here (right click, save target as). You can also listen / subscribe to the Off The Wall Post via iTunes.

Watch episode one of Raptured here:

Watch the whole series on the Raptured The Series website.

Other things brought to the podcast include Barry’s Internet-enabled Television; Kat’s ruminations on Google’s release of Google+ brand pages and the death of the URL as we know it; Dan gives everyone nightmares with the Facebook privacy scarefest Take This Lollipop.

Wanky Words

Affluenza – Heather Taylor‘s portmanteau

Augmentainment – Paul Rissen

Futurescoping – Zoe Breen

Have you noticed the new Wanky Words page on our site? The mother of all halls of wanky shame!

Don’t forget to share your wanky words with us on Twitter – @offthewallpost; Facebook.com/offthewallpost or the blog offthewallpost.com

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