2018 Selections

Television Comedy

#SOSINGLE

Awkward dates? Check. Badly timed bodily functions? Check. Two friends in it together no matter what? Double check. These besties aren't just single, they're SO single. Follow Kristin and Jenna as they navigate the world of single dome in their 30s.

ANOTHER CASTLE

An original web series that follows two best geek friends, TJ and Barrett, as they pursue their passions in nerdom. TJ is a play along channel superstar who has just gotten her first opportunity to take her gamer profile to the next level with the help of Barrett, a struggling artist who is trying to find herself through her work. The series alternates between a fantasy, comic book world, and reality, featuring two original female superheroes.

THE BOOK OF CRAIG

Craig, a failed ad man, helps his new homosexual roommate, Jesus Christ, prepare for the rapture and adjust to life in the modern world.

THE DANGERS OF ONLINE DATING

A sexual health nurse with a fear of casual sex consequences catapults herself back in the game by dating online. As a single-camera dark comedy, The Dangers of Online Dating gives insight into the world of Paula and her two best friends, Alexandre, a tech startup success, and Molly, a passionate junior lawyer, who represent a generation of dating rules ripe with contradictions and defined by a desire to remain unbound.

THE ELEVATOR

A story of a child abandoned in an elevator as a baby. Found and raised by a forgotten superhero, the QushyMan, he will discover love, responsibility, and heartbreak, which will all lead the way to the great prophecy that was written for him thousands of years ago.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, YOU LOSER

On the verge of another birthday without a party, arrogant workaholic Charlie is visited by the Ghost of Birthdays Past and the Ghost of Birthdays Yet To Come, who try to convince him to change his ways, and throw an impulsive party. But Charlie learns something we don't expect.

JIMMORTAL

Two estranged brothers with a genetic mutation that prevents them from staying dead are unwittingly reunited when one seeks to sell their immortality to the highest bidder.

LITTLE SISTA

Commitment-phobe Charmaine must learn to grow up when she is paired with an at-risk youth in a Big Brother, Big Sister program.

NAPS

Maya, a black millennial woman fresh out of college and aspiring writer/director, tries to adult through the everyday mess of life while also managing her natural hair.

NEXT BIG THING

A single-camera comedy centered around a group of millennial video game fanatics who fantasize about being 'number one' in life and on the leaderboards. The League meets the It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia gang.

SHE'S NOT FUNNY: BREAKING THE MYTH

A docu-style series about the triumphs and challenges faced by female stand-up comedians in an industry heavily dominated by men. We follow the nation's top female stand-up comedians as they perform their craft, witnessing their journeys along a one of a kind career path.

SUPERFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

A motley crue of tech-misfits come together when one thinks he witnesses a murder, playing video games online.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENTS

Working in a hospital is hard enough, especially when an exhausting motley crew are the best people for the job. Loveable man-child, Steve Hawkins, alongside his friend Kim and brother Barry, shows us that just because you're an all-star doctor doesn't necessarily mean you've got your life together. He and the rest of the team at Redmond Medical Center couldn't be more different, but they share one common desire: simply to get through the workday.

THE WORST TRAVEL SHOW

When it comes to deciding on what to eat, where to sleep, and what to check out while travelling, there are way too many online reviews to sift through. The WORST Travel Show is here to set the record straight.

ADOPTABLE!

An awkward and bittersweet comic series written by and starring Scott Lowell and loosely based on his own experiences searching for his birth parents back in the late ’90s. Bowing somewhat to pressure from his fiancé, Lisa Crane and their therapist, as well as his own desire to know himself a bit better before getting married and starting a family, the main character embarks on the journey of seeking out his birth parents. He is aided along the way by an intermediary named Mary Elizabeth.

THE APART-MENTALIST

Meet Colter Price, a sleazy down-and-out broker in Manhattan’s cutthroat real estate market. Not long ago, he ran one of the most successful firms in New York, until his protégée and ex-girlfriend stole his listings, his agents, and his reputation. At rock bottom, Colter will use every trick in the book to climb back to the top, with the help of his new (and only) employee, a whip smart, but hopelessly earnest, single mother. Together they’ll do anything it takes to sell apartments. Anything. The struggle is realty.

THE CIRCLE

Two young couples move from the overcrowded, noisy, expensive city to the quiet coastal town of Noosa. They're looking for a relaxed seachange. And it is, sort of.

DETECTIVE DETECTIVE

A detective digs through details to determine which dangerous dame did away with a dipshit.

FAKERS

Mark and T are two dudes from Brooklyn who tell convenient lies to get ahead and get laid. When they meet two girls who see through their BS, they wind up getting woke and stumbling into a dream job at IQ Tech that they can't handle.

HIATUS

A comedy about roommates Jasmine (the cinematographer) and Michael (the writer) navigating through Hollywood. Jasmine is redefining her success after a bout of vapid projects gave her nothing but security and a paycheck. Michael is desperately trying to hold on to the edge of his big break. At the very least, they have each other.

KAPPA FORCE

A web-series about five sorority sisters fighting the patriarchy, one frat boy at a time.

THE MOM LIST

Liz and Molly want to be the greatest Mothers they can be. That's why they've joined a Wholesome Mothering Group, led by a locally famous parenting guru named Courtney. These two Mom friends are far from being star students, though, and worst of all, they don't even realize it. 

NEITHER HERE NOR THERE

A comedy series about a first-generation Chinese American woman who actually believes advertising is a force for positive change. Ad executive Josie Mai is on a mission to revolutionize the power dynamics of sex through condom advertising. But it’s not going to be easy. Her knucklehead male colleagues always goof up her ideas and her traditional parents blatantly plot against her career ambitions.

PLAYDATES ANONYMOUS

When your mom friends surprise you with the playgroup you've always wanted, but wait, this is no ordinary playdate. You've been bombarded by a group of Crazies! 

STEP INTO MY OFFICE

A dark comedy web series in which sexist female bosses interview aspiring young male employees in outrageous and inappropriate ways. The show is inspired by real incidents involving male bosses and female employees.

SUSANELAND

Surreal and darkly comedic vignettes from one young woman's life are the basis for this short-form episodic series.

TRACY BUCKLES

A fantasy/comedy that takes place in a world where spells and potions are commonplace. Think of it as a mash-up between Harry Potter and a Judd Apatow movie. A young woman, by the name of Tracy, falls victim to a despicable curse that prevents other people from hearing her voice. She joins forces with a nameless drifter and a bumbling wizard in order to break free from the evil sorcery.

YOU'RE THE PEST

A comedic web series about two estranged childhood friends– Alex, a wannabe cop, and Marissa, a former pageant girl. The two are thrown back into each others’ lives when forced to inherit their families' extermination business in Queens. Between Alex’s recent expulsion from the police academy and Marissa’s desperate attempt to hold onto her pageant glory, their lives are taking an unexpected turn. Can they get it together and grow up just long enough to keep the family business afloat?

ADVENTURE CAPITAL

A disgraced wall street analyst exploits a group of self-proclaimed nerds for his own profit.

ARUN CONSIDERS

Arun Considers follows its creator/star, Indian American screenwriter Arun Narayanan, as he walks through the streets of Los Angeles while a voiceover provides his darkly comedic inner monologue, delving into provocative subjects like pornography addiction and discrimination in airports.

COUPLES

COUPLES is a series of short films that features a new 'couple' every episode and highlights the seemingly mundane things couples say and do when no one else is around.  Each episode covers issues such as an over-abundance of choice, the role of technology in our everyday lives, sex and the ever-challenging transition into adulthood.  As with real life, seemingly small issues can feel like epic battles for righteousness. 

DREAMING WHILST BLACK

A nine-part comedy web series that follows a young, passionate, but naive filmmaker, Kwabena, who struggles to navigate between his dreams and reality.

THE GARY GOLD STORY

An online comedy series following the attempts of a once great English footballer to resurrect his career in Los Angeles.

IRRITABLE BECCA SYNDROME

A comic sketch series that probes the inner workings of Becca’s mind. 

LITTLE ITALY, LA

Set in the fictitious "Little Italy,” this satire follows an Italian barbershop struggling to stay relevant in modern Los Angeles as classic traditions become passe, taboo, and entrenched in technology.

MYRTLE & WILLOUGHBY

A comedy mini-series about two Bushwick cops working in Brooklyn's ”Millennial Crimes Unit.” When a twentysomething is found dead in a Bushwick gallery with a bag of Molly and an unsent text message, detectives Myrtle and Willoughby risk their jobs, their lives, and even their brunch plans to pursue the truth.

THE NEW ADVENTURES OF BROBOT JOHNSON

In this Sci-Fi Hip Hop web series that's part silent film and part music video, a newly born robot that's half droid and half “brotha” learns the mundane ways of the world in New York City one miraculous experience at a time, with the help of his eccentric maker.

THE RUSSIAN COUSIN

A comedy series about three millennials thrown into a crash course on modern life–one that includes immigration, feminism, language, morality, sexuality, and every other form of cross-cultural confusion that is out there right now.

STRUT

A reclusive nerd embarks a journey to self-confidence by forming a successful escorting agency with her three best friends. Based on real women.

TEMPORARY GUARDIAN

If everyone has a Guardian Angel, and the majority of Americans think they do, then some of them could really use a vacation. Enter Gary, a guardian angel working at a guardian temp agency whose job is to cover for regular angels when they take time off.

WAIKIKI PD

A comedy where the police officers of Honolulu’s most under-funded department must solve crimes like senior citizen prostitution and jaywalking. Waikiki PD is shot in the style similar to The Office and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

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