Episode 12: Post-Streamys Breakdown and a New Season of The Guild


It's another great evening with independent content creators in downtown Los Angeles. This episode we hang out with Kim Evey, producer of The Guild, Sean Becker, director of The Guild, and Jenni Powell, production maven and associate editor of Tubefilter, along with regulars Chris McCaleb of Big Fantastic, and Zadi Diaz and Steve Woolf of Epic Fu.

There's a lot of discussion around the Streamy Awards and everyone's personal experiences around what happened that night, and at the Celebrate the Web event that Kim and Jenni organized later in the week. We touch on the divisions among web video creators and talk about the upcoming new season of The Guild. Come hang out as we chat for over two hours and get more than a little drunky on five (!) bottles of wine.

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Awesome, just awesome. Thank you for all the hard work guys. You make fanboys squee the world over.

This is a great talk - though only condescending bleeding heart white people call them "Native Americans." Indians call themselves Indians. Spread the word!

Thanks for listening, Carl! Really appreciate it.

Tom, I actually had to look this up just to make sure I don't make the same mistake a lot of people make when referring to me as either Latina or Hispanic. Hispanic is better though it still fails to represent our indigenous roots. Mexican culture is vastly different from Dominican culture.

In the same way, the better term is American Indian, though it fails to represent the many tribes that fall within the term.

We're all still learning. :)

Another great episode! Although... I really wanted to hear what Chris was going to say about Buck Hollywood. Something about his interpretation of the Streamy's perhaps?

Great show! The only thing that could have improved it would have been if you had live-streamed a video of the recording. I kept wanting to ask questions

Some very thought-provoking comments from everyone - so much so that it was impossible to do anything else while listening except clean my kitchen. So thanks to you I have a clean kitchen!

It's a long podcast but if anyone wants to know what it takes to make webseries then this is a good place to start. The time goes very quickly.

Wow. When I started listening to this I thought "ok... it's long... I can listen to part of it now... then finish it tomorrow...", but I just couldn't stop!

Really good!

I love Jenni, Kim and Sean. And I just can't get tired of listening to them.

Zadi is awesome too. And while I don't know Chris, Steve that much, I really enjoyed listening to them too.

I loved the format of this podcast, thought you guys discussed really important topics and loved the whole Streamys talk. I'd easily sit through another hour of it.

Thanks for an amazing show!

Amazing series, absolutely fascinating look behind the scenes. Thank you so much for doing this!

Btw, maybe stick a paypal button somewhere innocuous on the site so we can donate something towards the wine? Can't be cheap after 2+ hours of drinking :-)

Looking forward to the next episode!

I second the motion for a paypal button! You guys need a 'Wine Fund'.

Awesome episode! Thank you!

Another great episode, guys. Thanks for putting this one together (and waiting to include Celebrate the Web in addition to talking about the Streamys).

Times like this I wish there was video, I'm betting Jenni's cheeks were all flushed by the end. ;)

Hi guys,

Congrats on another fabulous episode. And thanks very much for the little shout out for my series.

I always appreciate the discussions about the undervaluation of an audience. In that vein I found this article that puts an interesting spin on the subject.


It talks about incentives for studios/networks as well as creators and how measuring online versus broadcast is an inadequate comparison.

Blah blah blah. Anyway, thanks for another great discussion. Looking forward to the next one.

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