Web series and web video news worth clicking today:
YouTube: The Movie? Not really, but with all the hype around the upcoming Aaron Sorkin penned Facebook movie—The Social Network—we were bound to see a YouTube parody on the movie’s compelling trailer. This one (above) from Jeff Loveness actually makes us want to see that movie more than the Facebook one. “You like being a joke Keyboard Cat? You want to go back to that?! I made you!” [YouTube]
Whitney Port, star of The City, MTV’s popular New York spinoff of The Hills, is set to star in a web series next month, according to sources of NY Magazine’s Vulture blog. The web series is Alloy Entertainment’s recently announced scripted project Hollywood Is Like High School With Money, which is set to premiere on September 14 on AlloyTV.com. Also joining the cast is Ian Harding (Liars) and Brian Hallisay (Privileged), who both had previous roles in Alloy-produced series. [NY Magazine / Vulture]
The International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) today announced the five new members of the Board of Directors who will serve until full elections at the end of the year. Joining the 11-member Board are Miles Beckett (EQAL), Zadi Diaz (Epic Fu), Chris McCaleb (Big Fantastic), Jim Louderback (Revision3) and Tim Shey (Next New Networks). [IAWTV Press Release]
The Valley Girl sat down with the rapper turned social media maven MC Hammer in the latest episode of Jesse Draper’s pink power chat show. MC Hammer has an action figure now?? And in case you missed their season premiere last week, media mogul Ted Turner was first up. [The Valley Girl Show]
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