The Internet The true home of Sitcom A presentation by Daniel Kidney s3237937
My Topic <ul><li>The growth of short episodic situation comedy on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>The reason for the high q...
An example of some internet Sitcoms: <ul><li>Mr Deity </li></ul><ul><li>Words </li></ul><ul><li>Rooster Teeth Shorts </li>...
Why we should care <ul><li>Strengthens the creative industry </li></ul><ul><li>More good original content </li></ul><ul><l...
Why it’s so popular <ul><li>Accessible to anyone computer literate </li></ul><ul><li>Current for our generation </li></ul>...
Why it is growing <ul><li>Audiences support the best </li></ul><ul><li>Indie nature of shows mean they can persist over ye...
Making Money – The Best Thrive <ul><li>Those that are the most popular are likely to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get publishing...
Why TV doesn’t hurt them <ul><li>It has developed to be a sophisticated and funny as commercial shows </li></ul><ul><li>On...
Interesting Links <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRCw-Hfnpxo </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.studioish.com.au/ </li><...
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The Home of Situation Comedy

  1. 1. The Internet The true home of Sitcom A presentation by Daniel Kidney s3237937
  2. 2. My Topic <ul><li>The growth of short episodic situation comedy on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>The reason for the high quality and size of the industry </li></ul><ul><li>Its survival despite the presence of big budget TV sitcoms </li></ul>
  3. 3. An example of some internet Sitcoms: <ul><li>Mr Deity </li></ul><ul><li>Words </li></ul><ul><li>Rooster Teeth Shorts </li></ul><ul><li>Girl Friday </li></ul><ul><li>Forget the Rules </li></ul><ul><li>Red Vs Blue </li></ul><ul><li>Three Day Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Captain Dynamic </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why we should care <ul><li>Strengthens the creative industry </li></ul><ul><li>More good original content </li></ul><ul><li>Gives indies a chance to get known </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation (business models, story-telling) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why it’s so popular <ul><li>Accessible to anyone computer literate </li></ul><ul><li>Current for our generation </li></ul><ul><li>We can relate to the character more easily in the contemporary setting </li></ul><ul><li>They are short, don’t take long to download and are easy to watch </li></ul><ul><li>There is something for everybody </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why it is growing <ul><li>Audiences support the best </li></ul><ul><li>Indie nature of shows mean they can persist over years at little cost </li></ul><ul><li>Survival of the fittest through views and word of mouth mean the best shows survive and continue to grow </li></ul>
  7. 7. Making Money – The Best Thrive <ul><li>Those that are the most popular are likely to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get publishing deals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Become sustainable through selling their product or range of products </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Become sustainable through donations and/or subscriptions </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Why TV doesn’t hurt them <ul><li>It has developed to be a sophisticated and funny as commercial shows </li></ul><ul><li>On demand accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Short enough to watch in a lunch break or when your boss isn’t looking </li></ul><ul><li>More likely to find something more suited to you </li></ul>
  9. 9. Interesting Links <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRCw-Hfnpxo </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.studioish.com.au/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.forgettherules.com/FTRMediaPlayer.asp?CID=5&VID=21 </li></ul><ul><li>http://roosterteeth.com/archive/?id=781 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC_5XbXb_P4 </li></ul>

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