We are fascinated by celebrities, from the Queen to Lizzo. We love Celebs. Whether it's when they are at their height or the bottom of the barrel. The Art of Blowing is a mockumentary about a former child star trying to make a comeback. Fate brings her Felix Ziegield, a closeted filmmaker who years to break out of his shell. This 11 episode season follows Emmy tailspin after a breakup and Felix coming out after a sex scandal. The show is filled with BIPOC and LGBTQ characters as well as a Body Positive cast. The show features wonderful slapstick and powerful moments of desperation.
The Art of Blowing it has heart. Emmy Hart.
Katie is a plus size woman who loves herself despite living in our diet-obsessed culture. In five short episodes, each styled in a different film genre (because a big girl can be the leading lady in ANY type of film), Katie navigates dating, toxic friends, and public transportation to carve out a well deserved space for herself in the world.
Small town, small crimes, big heroes.
Block Watch is a comedic mockumentay, revolving around a neighborhood watch group; led by the town meddler, Cathy Reynolds.
The series was produced remotely during the COVID19 pandemic. Each episode is inspired by a real life post from our local Nextdoor.
**Full season w/subtitles available at outtakeproductions.com/blockwatch
Brazzy Jazzy follows Jasmina (Jazzy) who comes to New York to follow her dreams to become a successful fashion designer. However, her playboy Brazilian boyfriend decides to return to his comfortable life in Rio after only 3 weeks because the New York Winter is too cold for him. Refusing to quit on her dream, she is forced to survive with the help her family of fellow outsiders!
A closeted high school boy handles the stress of social interactions that risk “outing” him by fantastically imagining them as a situation he’s more comfortable tackling: a classic, 2D fighting game.
The famous Corn Dog / Pronto Pup FOOD FEUD goes back more than half a century! The Minnesota State Fair is THE place to put this DOG VS DOG competition to rest - and we're doing it with a taste test AND a robot from Dunwoody College of Technology. While both Corn Dogs and Pronto pups are both juicy sausages encased in golden brown battered perfection on a stick…. don’t be fooled. They are very different! Are you Team Corn Dog or Team Pronto Pup?
“I’ve always said and believed that food creates culture and culture creates food. Many people think that all I do is eat free food and post it for the ‘gram, but In this series I’m going to show you what I see, what I experience, and share the untold stories of the people that shape our culture through food.”
- Golnaz Yamoutpour
An anthology of stories remotely-directed and self-shot during the pandemic, "The Endless Sleepover" peeks into the everyday lives of artists - each episode a diorama of the quotidian - and asks, "How do artists experience parenthood?" 10 episodes feature original music by Eric Mayson and an audio-visual experience harkening family-centered retro PBS programming.
In the pilot episode of this 8-episode fantasy web series, Prince Fordwin loses both his father and his wife. He calls upon two former friendships to help; Edelle, the Lord of Bodvarr and Mirielle, a scrappy mercenary. These adversarial friends embark on a mission to save the princess from a mad sorcerer; all before war arrives at the Kingdom of Lorn.
(Pilot Episode: Trace)
Four artists struggle to work and live together in an artist residency managed by a mysterious artificial intelligence system. Forbidden symbols appear in some artworks and the AI takes extreme measures to control the situation.
INCOMPLETENESS is a psychological dramedy that revolves around the central character of ALEX, a miserable, workaholic TV news editor who receives a terminal cancer diagnosis that leads him on a self-indulgent quest to win back his pregnant-and-estranged wife and connect with his unborn son through a self-funded, semi-autobiographical movie about the meaning of life.
INTERROBANG is a comedy anthology series about the intersection of love, sex, and anxiety. Each episode follows a couple after sex and answers the question: “Am I lovable even if…?”
Even if… I need a vibrator to orgasm?
Even if… my life is falling apart?
Even if… I make weird art?
Even if… it was more than just sex for me?
Even if… I fart?
Even if… I want to get married?
An Afro-latino family in Brooklyn runs a local bodega in their neighborhood. A new organic store owner moves across the street with plans of expanding his empire and taking over the bodega. This Brooklynite Tribe must band together to save their business and community from being gentrified.
A collaboration between The Mermaid Lawyer™ & Legal Fox™ shares a few pop-culture pearls of wisdom w/ viewers. Discover why Disney was sued for an allegedly inappropriate scene in “The Little Mermaid” and hear about the enforceability of that fishy contract Ariel signed with Ursula. Also, learn why the hashtag #notmymermaid was floating through social media.
A mother, a daughter, an island off the east coast. Conflict of oppression and dominance. Both want to win, both will end up losing.
The first season of OddBowl celebrates BIPOC chefs, food entrepreneurs, and food artists… and Abē dancing the funky-odd-bowl. They toss together ingredients in organic, heartfelt ways while gathering community around their dishes and/or artwork. Their creations are a savory expression of their raíces and journeys to color the landscape in Minnesota with a taste of home.
The next thrilling chapter with ex-CIA super spy Pepper and her Boys Friday continues! Target practice with beer cans after being held hostage by a Russian mobster has Pepper and Bald Sam running for their lives after a sniper shreds memories of their CIA-past into pieces.
An unscripted documentary series following a couple who are just as punk rock and loving as the cats to whom they devote their lives.
Season Three of the multi award-winning web series Shakespeare Republic turns the lens on Shakespeare's characters in lockdown. Featuring 24 actors with credits from Broadway, the West End, Shakespeare’s Globe and mainstream Film & TV, we look through a myriad of windows from Australia, Scotland, England & the USA into the current shared experience of human beings in isolation.
On his 50th birthday, a once promising comedian with a flat lined career decides to quit comedy and go back to his roots as a serious actor. In season two, Adam's struggles to remain creatively relevant while dealing with issues at home. Meanwhile, his acting coach/former lover deals with her own issues of sobriety and the relationship with her daughter.
Creative Director of the Bristle Shores Playhouse Ted Lohman hires an eclectic ensemble of non-union actors to perform pop musical sensation Mamma Mia and classic Greek drama Medea in what he hopes will be a groundbreaking summer stock season. However, when the overworked (and clearly underpaid) Technical Director finds a “Cease and Desist” order from a major musical licensing company, the dramatic band of misfits has to decide whether to pack up their character shoes and catch a bus back to their catering gigs or come together to create a little theatre magic. Will they be able to completely recreate a major pop musical in time for Opening Night or will it be a true Greek tragedy? That’s Show Business.
And this is B.S.
Mark just got out of rehab and is forced to live with his parents once again. His life is now very controlled, from where he goes and when to what he spends every cent on. The only freedom he has is deciding if he wants to start paying for things with his personal data, sacrificing privacy like almost everybody else.
#WASHED is a half-hour dramedy based in Dallas, Texas featuring an all-Black ensemble cast. At a crossroads in life, these multidimensional, and often conflicted characters face a harsh reality: too old to JUST be dreamers, yet young enough to make those dreams a reality.
Five friends, one mystery. Sofie, Robin and Viki are pretty regular college students and roommates. Dealing with all the pretty regular college students’ problems. How to meet tough deadlines, pass exams, make some cash and if possible also have some life on the side. So it is completely inconvenient to them and their friends Lea and Harvey, when Sofie starts walking around the flat naked all of a sudden, Robin must resort to whispering and Viki? Viki is haunted by her own shadow it seems. Are they dealing with super powers or super troubles?
An awkward and lonely man struggles to master adulthood due to his overthinking habit.
A half-hour comedy series about Middle School student Arthur Futuro, who is told by his future self he has to change things in the present in order to save his friends. If he fails, they will no longer be in his future.
Can four middle schoolers save themselves from disappearing and also get their math homework in on time?
Assisted Living is a short form dark comedy series about the lifestyles of the rich and famous, from the POV of their assistants. Throughout the series Bridget Clinton and Jo Burton test the boundaries of human decency to excel at their jobs.
Junior got big making jokes, now all he wants to do is be taken seriously. He got a record deal, he has a beautiful girlfriend, and he’s living out your dreams. However, your dreams are not his reality. New digital smartphone series!
After a disappointing performance in Chicago, a 50 year old athlete and cancer survivor travels to Orlando to compete amidst an ever expanding global pandemic .
MINNESOTA WEBFEST WORLD PREMIERE - The second season of Black On Both Sides sees Anansi Moor grappling with the state of black America as continued tragedies push him towards being the forefront of a burgeoning revolution
Ringo and Stash are two freegan artisanal paraphernalia crafters. When they obtain a cursed evil relic, they unwittingly create a series of bongs that turn the smokers into flesh-eating zombies. They are in a race against time to turn the zombies back to human, all while catching up on their favorite 80's action TV show "Johnny Patel: Private Eye".
In this series about trying new things and regretting those choices, Competitive Strongman and winner of the 2019 Arnold Classic South Africa, Marshall Zinn, steps out of the gym and into the larger world to take part in offbeat and strange activities. He hates anything unfamiliar and is afraid of just about everything, so of course we capitalize on those fears.
A young girl named Sonny is learning how to make potions from her mentor, Theo, a talking cat. Being overconfident, Sonny makes a grave mistake which causes there 3 Dimensional world to become flat.
Agnes, a recently-single non-monogamous queer woman, learns she is pregnant and pursues an abortion while navigating the challenges of working for a predatory boss, being honest with her conservative Christian mother, and living with a hostile roommate who wants Agnes to get rid of her dog.
In the midst of a historic drug pandemic controversial Mayor Rev E. Charles Burnham struggles to avoid being the 3rd straight mayor to leave office in handcuffs amid rumors of federal indictments. As her prepares for re-election he must ward off a coordinated attack from a wealthy suburban political coalition attempting a hostile takeover of the city by the state.
In the season finale of THE COMPUTER LAB, a Philosophy Professor’s grip on reality is threatened after she is fired for being a whistleblower, leading to profound realizations about the world and her place in it.
Four friends aspire to own their individual companies. They quickly realize that in order to rise to the top, they’ll need each other. The romance, lies, sexual harassment and friendship cause these four friends to go on an unforgettable journey of entrepreneurship and adulthood in Atlanta. If Atlanta, A Different World and Entourage all hung out for a summer.
Season one of COUPLED features six short vignettes that follow Christine, an anxious twenty-seven year old struggling to find her place in the world and Andre, a thirty-four year old photographer, too chill for his own good as they navigate relatable relationship roadblocks.
Welcome to the Death Support Group, the support group for ghosts. This dark comedy series follows four recently deceased spirits and their omnipotent leader as they learn to adjust to navigate their afterlives.
In a world of high priced escorts, billionaires and madams, Jason is caught between two worlds and he’s made the choice to leave everything behind. Before he can start fresh, he is framed for a murder he didn’t commit. Or did he?
Dr. Dour, the noted ethno-crypto-zoo-musicologist, discovers a mysterious relic. His plucky assistant Peach is disheartened that it contains a spell to resurrect his tragically-deceased wife. This propels the duo into a series of misadventures filled with loony characters, original songs, and magical mayhem in a love letter to classic horror (and comedy) films.
This Telly Award winning comedy introduces us to Victor, an aspiring actor, and his two co-workers, Kate and Alejandra, as they struggle to keep their dreams alive working as brand ambassadors in NYC. Hilarity ensues as these three meet an array of characters while promoting some questionable products.
Owing its gritty style and character-focused plot lines to modern suspense standbys like TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A. and director Michael Mann's 1995 thriller HEAT, the new crime drama FRANK JAMES is a gritty journey into an emotionally fragile Los Angeles police detective's efforts to capture a reviled crime boss responsible for a teenager's killing.
Geeble, begins his journey in America. He must earn extra money to help cure his Sisters rare condition. Along the way, he hopes to connect with people, in his unique way.
"Generation Z" follows Derek, Lydia, Carter, Jessica & Arthur as their lives begin to intertwine when they end up in a therapy support group together. The series explores the traumas that landed them there, their personal journeys in the program as well as the common everyday struggles that come with being a teen. Episodes 1-6 are out now on YouTube; finale episode coming soon!
Girl Aspiring is a web series highlighting amazing women who've found fulfillment and success in really cool, and often unconventional jobs.
You don't really know yourself until you look through someone else's eyes. In a room with Dr. Ezra, eight New Yorkers explore hidden truths about their own intimacy, loneliness, sexuality, and fears. Inspired by Irvin Yalom’s novel “The Schopenhauer Cure”, GROUP is a fly-on-the-wall experience of a kind you've never seen before. (Drama series in 7 episodes).
A delusional filmmaker creates catastrophe on the set of his action/adventure dream project, while the concerns of his cast & crew go ignored.
After following her heart on a path that went awry, Leila returns to San Antonio fiery and determined to guide the reins of her honey-trapping business to a new level. The changes and growth come with new people and challenges, and Leila will be put to her own tests of trust and integrity. How will she choose?
A man on the run is pressured into stopping the hand off of a package.
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Lee's marriage is failing. She and her husband decide to call it quits, but they're too broke to live separately. Join Lee as she juggles motherhood, civility with her new ex, and the introduction to online dating where the men come to life as though they were having an in person conversation and see how that works out.
Paul woke up in the hospital with amnesia and now wants to reboot his life. Fortunately, he found the support he needed with his new therapist, Tamara. Paul is also falling madly in love with a restaurant manager named Doyle . Unfortunately Doyle’s hiding a bigger secret from Paul. Will this new version of Paul get the happily ever after he never knew he wanted?
A Machiavellian middle manager toys with his employees in this send-up of Corporate America.
We are a couple of crazy cat ladies (in the making) hell-bent on living life to the fullest. Every week we try something we've never done before. Crazy food, DIYs, travel, Big Foot Hunt... getting out of our depth is the only constant but you can always count on us to take it to an eleven.
Filmed with iPhone 8plus cameras & combining video chat software technologies, witness the pilot episode, "ISOLATION", of “The Ominous Project Universe Presents” & prepare for a found-footage anthology horror series from Executive Producer and Showrunner, Shreco Bakari.
Sherm and Dominique are former gang members-turned-outreach workers in Chicago tasked with preventing violence among their high-risk clients. When a live streamed confrontation goes viral, they are given a mandate by their superior: shut it down. With time running out, Sherm and Dominique's skills are put to the test as their clients' safety and well-being hang in the balance.
A small town out west is shook when a young woman winds up dead. The Sheriff & Chief must find the murderer before the victim's father does... Oh and all these people are toys animated by a filmmaker losing it in quarantine.
P's in a Pod rewrites the narrative of two millennials living in NYC. The messy yet endearing pair, Pete and Polly comprise the "P's" who comedically explore the overlooked nuances of platonic relationships, multidimensionality, ethnic confusion, along with the universal frustration of adulting.
Five quirky diverse millennials working remotely for an international tech giant must win a product competition or everyone will be fired. Meanwhile, none of these independent co-dependents has a personal life that's even remotely working.
Please join us as Matt Kessen as the esteemed Rev. Matt educates about the vast mythos of Werewolves throughout world history. Rev. Matt will educate and entertain in this series about the intersection of witchcraft, wolves, humans and The Devil. He will be joined by his Junior Scientist Elora Riley who will be actively attempting to become a werewolf.
BLAME IT ON TOBY features Arthur Prentiss-Wilcox (Kevin J. O’Connor) as one of the World’s wealthiest men, and also one of its most eccentric. For starters, he is never seen in public without his closest confident – Toby – a doll that is rumored to be responsible for the death of dozens. Despite his infamous reputation, a young gay couple become ensnared in Arthur’s world.
Lacy's fresh out of rehab, money, and options. She's forced to move home to Alabama from Los Angeles. Her family in Alabama works at flea markets, but they also sell meth. Returning to a lifestyle that got her into trouble may not seem like the best move, but when you run out of options, you do what you need to do in order to survive. Based on some real shit!
The Square Root is a short form episodic series that explores memory and the small moments that make us who we are. Each chapter focuses on a different character, and each episode takes place during that split second before a character makes the decision that will change their lives forever.
A fiery feminist QA Engineer and an aimless yet searching Office Manager join forces to survive the social ineptitude of their male coworkers at this kooky stealth mode startup in NYC’s Silicon Alley.
At a crossroads, these multidimensional, and often conflicted characters face a harsh reality: too old to JUST be dreamers, yet young enough to make those dreams a reality. A unique take on the urban coming-of-age story, #WASHED packs a punch as the content hits close-to-home in a relatable, hilarious and dramatic fashion.
Tagline: Do dreams expire?
WHEELHOUSE is a show about everything that happens at work that has nothing to do with work. It’s about a group of people who use a company-sponsored activity to escape the prison of the office, shed their work personas, and become more of the cool, weird, ridiculous human beings they actually are, navigating their personal and professional dynamics around their favorite game.