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I wanted the name of my online drama series to reflect the optimism, sense of humor, joie de vivre, camaraderie and bold sense of adventure that sustains my characters on their journey to reinvent themselves.
I think “being watched” is how any one gets any deal or any assignment in the entertainment business. No one is going to risk any kind of a substantial budget on someone they don’t know on some level. Here is why online is the best way to get noticed.
I’ve had the great opportunity to work with Gary Carter, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Creative Officer of Fremantle’s experimental division, FMX. I’ve worked with him on the broadcast side of FremantleMedia’s business. FMX is the division that is working with me on my online drama and interactive website.
Here are my observations about a very spectacular public online series failure: Quarterlife. These are the take-aways from my analysis of the series created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick
Probably one of the hardest tasks in getting my new FremantleMedia online series up and running is finding the right name. It’s been the source of endless meetings, intense discussions and general agonizing and floundering all around. Why is this naming business so hard? Probably because naming an online series is so important to its success. Here are my thoughts on the process.