Friday 24th November 2017,
Televisual

News and Updates

Announcing Adam Goldman, ‘Televisual’ Contributor

Announcing Adam Goldman, ‘Televisual’ Contributor

I have maintained Televisual alone for four years and nearly 500 posts. It’s worked out fine, but as web television has grown and matured, I’ve been frustrated by my inability to keep up with the landscape. I’ve been looking for help, and happily the first person I turned to said “yes”! Adam Goldman, creator of [...]

November 29, 2012 Aymar Jean Christian News and Updates Comments Off on Announcing Adam Goldman, ‘Televisual’ Contributor

Break

Break

I’ve completed my degree (and dissertation), and now it’s time to move and relax. I’ll be taking a break from blogging until September. If past is precedent, I won’t be able to resist writing now or then. Officially, however, it’s a break. [...]

July 30, 2012 Aymar Jean Christian News and Updates Comments Off on Break

Beginner’s Guide to Making and Marketing Web Video

Beginner’s Guide to Making and Marketing Web Video

I’m speaking at the 2012 Blogging While Brown Conference tomorrow, and I was asked to prepare handouts instead of a Powerpoint presentation. My panel, with Scandalous Beauty‘s Erin J. Bailey, is titled “More than Words: the Power of Images & Video.” It’s sponsored by BlogHer. Here’s the description: Is video is the next wave of web monetization? [...]

June 1, 2012 Aymar Jean Christian News and Updates 2

A New Televisual

A New Televisual

If you’re a regular reader of this blog you’ve noticed it looks different! I’ve redesigned the site to better organize all the information on here. First is the homepage. The featured slider will show the most recent posts. I’ve arranged articles by subject, so you’ll see section for posts on “Web Series,” which will highlight individual [...]

May 17, 2012 Aymar Jean Christian News and Updates Comments Off on A New Televisual

CUNY TV Profiles New York Web Series Production

CUNY TV Profiles New York Web Series Production

Local New York station CUNY TV did a report on black web series production in the city, focusing on Tony Clomax’s 12 Steps to Recovery. I give some context as to why minority producers are taking to the web about halfway through the clip above. [...]

April 19, 2012 Aymar Jean Christian News and Updates Comments Off on CUNY TV Profiles New York Web Series Production

Article in Print: Tracking Sci-Fi Web Shows

Article in Print: Tracking Sci-Fi Web Shows

In the latest issue of Bitch, I expand on a blog post I wrote awhile ago about sci-fi web series by and about people of color. The article is only in print, but you can buy a digital edition for $5 on the magazine’s website by clicking here (or for $6 you can order a physical [...]

April 18, 2012 Aymar Jean Christian News and Updates 1

Chicago-bound!

Chicago-bound!

I’m very pleased to say I’ve accepted a position as a tenure-track assistant professor of communication in the Media, Technology and Society program at Northwestern University. My official appointment begins fall 2013; this fall I will be a visiting assistant professor at the school (with the mission of finishing the book). Northwestern’s School of Communication [...]

February 14, 2012 Aymar Jean Christian News and Updates 1

Looking Beyond Big Video in ‘Continuum’

Looking Beyond Big Video in ‘Continuum’

Click for journal article at Continuum. As video networks become increasingly successful monetizing audiences — through either advertising or subscription — the question arises: what about everyone else? Most Americans are unaware of the rich ecosystem for video online, from smaller omnibus sites like Blip to minority networks like GLO. Yet as dynamic as the space [...]

January 30, 2012 Aymar Jean Christian News and Updates Comments Off on Looking Beyond Big Video in ‘Continuum’

Fan Production as Industrial Response in ‘Transformative Works & Cultures’

Fan Production as Industrial Response in ‘Transformative Works & Cultures’

Some of you may remember the web series The Real Girl’s Guide to Everything Else, a satirical show about Rasha, a Lebanese lesbian forced to date men to finance her book project. The series got a lot of coverage last year, from NPR to Jezebel, and a host of lesbian-focused blogs and websites. Super-syndicated across various [...]

November 15, 2011 Aymar Jean Christian News and Updates Comments Off on Fan Production as Industrial Response in ‘Transformative Works & Cultures’