Articles about YouTube
Mika Watkins, showrunner of YouTube Premium’s sci-fi horror Origin, explains why this isn’t just a story set on a spaceship and discusses taking on her first showrunning role.
First-time showrunner Mika Watkins tells DQ about building Origin, a 10-part space thriller commissioned by YouTube Premium that mixes sci-fi and horror to tell the story of a group of people dreaming of redemption but left fighting for survival.
Web series The Skinny tackles dramatic subjects like eating disorders with a heavy dose of comedy. As part of DQ’s Digital Drama Season, filmmaker Jessie Kahnweiler explains why budget remains the only separator between online and TV drama.
Now in its third season, People Just Do Nothing has come a long way from its YouTube roots. Continuing our Digital Drama Season, DQ chats to series producer Jon Petrie about why he tuned into Kurupt FM.
Shortform web drama Blue made its name as one of the first digital series to find a following online. In the first part of DQ’s Digital Drama Season, Michael Pickard speaks to writer/director Rodrigo Garcia about the show’s birth on YouTube and its journey to ‘traditional’ TV.
Now that MipTV 2016 has come to an end, DQ editor Michael Pickard looks back on a week where drama continued to reign supreme – and Netflix was again among the major talking points.