We have been holding on to the finished product for almost a year in order to look for the perfect venue to share our satirical love letter to undiscovered artists in NYC. We could not be more excited to be premiering on Broadway World Comedy.
Emily and I have been so blessed with this project and are so incredibly thankful for the opportunity to tell this story. From the donors who enabled us to bring our writing to the screen, to the cast who donated their talents, to the crew who picked up the reins and saw us to the finish line, to Jenna Freed who made contact for us over at Broadway World – there were so many hands bringing this dream to fruition. Thank you one and all for your contributions and for your patience.
Now it’s time to share a story that is near and dear to us. There are so many tales of artists striking it rich in Hollywood and NYC, but not very many about the plight of the artists who never give up despite never being “discovered.” It always seemed strange to us because they make up the majority of our breed. We know oodles of people with limitless talent who haven’t gotten their big break, but are diligently plugging away doing what they love and sharing their artistic gifts in whatever way they can. For once, we wanted to break down the fairy tale of being an artist and expose the reality in an honest and humorous way. These are people that we know, people we’ve met, and in many ways, people we are. We hope that our show makes you laugh and resonates with you the way the concept did with us.
We’ve had our hands on the This Is Art steering wheel since 2011. It’s time to let Cami and D take over. We hope you enjoy the ride. Please share it with your friends!
Feast your eyes upon this special video update from Anne and Emily about our nine day shoot in October. We filmed 74 pages and finished the entire first season of the show!
Now that we’re in post production, you can expect to see more Production Updates and Digital Spotlights! We’ve already filmed our first two and they will both be released within the next two weeks. You may even see some new articles from guest writers on the blog. If you’re a new media artist, contact us at thisisartwebseries (at) gmail (dot) com and we’ll set up a Digital Spotlight interview about your work in person or over Skype.
This is our first Digital Spotlight vlog for This Is Art, a new comedy webseries about young artists struggling to stay afloat in NYC.
In this vlog, This Is Art Creators/Writers Emily Floyd and Anne Richmond discuss the second part of their project; an online database that will connect new media artists from around the world, give them a voice, and tell their story.
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