July 18, 2014
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Sneak Peek into the #Tapestry Trenches

By Kathleen. We’re hard at work preparing another long-form Tapestry video, which the intern and I totally just bonded over, and we have our subject to thank: Frances Hardinge. Romeo, our intern, says it’s his favorite Tapestry video yet! Equipped … Continue reading

July 16, 2013
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Twi-Bashing

By Ally For all of you that were in high school, middle school or college during the fateful Twilight years of 2006-2010 (I’m talking about the early days, back when it was still just a cult favorite) then I’m sure … Continue reading

May 17, 2013
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Otessa Publishes Her Short Story: Utopia

Otessa just joined the new social media reading platform, ReadWave and published her first short story! It’s totally different from what you’ve seen from her before. Her story is based on the true events of a mentally unwell woman who finds … Continue reading

May 8, 2013
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Otessa Writes New Media Textbook for 21st Century Students

Since 2006, Otessa has been a pioneer of new media, and the web series format in particular. As the creative force behind “Orange Juice in Bishops Garden,” which is now one of the oldest and longest running web series online, … Continue reading

April 30, 2013
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An Interview with Otessa Ghadar

At the 20/20 Productions web series screening at Filmfest DC this year, Otessa sat down with Aaron Mullins and Tyler Perry of Rubacam Media for an interview for The Georgetown Dish. Check out their conversation on Orange Juice, web series, and living in DC. You’ll learn some … Continue reading

March 13, 2013
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Reading For Your (Not So) Inner Child

  As a show about teenagers, we totally get the whole young adult (YA) thing. We’re all for nostalgia for the bygone days, sweet reminiscing, and the exhilaration of youth. That’s why when we saw that 55% of the people who are buying … Continue reading

December 15, 2012
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Holy Moments & the Magic of Film

Liz. There are rare moments when I speak to someone and I feel like I have met a kindred soul; someone who lights a spark of wonder in me and to whom I feel inexplicably drawn. Such moments are fleeting … Continue reading

December 5, 2012
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Book Spine Poetry

Liz. I stumbled across this Brain Pickings post on Book Spine Poetry and I fell in love with the idea. This is a project inspired by artist  Nina Katchadourian. Here are some of the beautiful, poignant poetry people have captured through … Continue reading