The good folks over at Geekscape.net supply a steady flow of awesome geek content by way of news, reviews, interviews, and podcasts, and now their geek cred is expanding even further. Partnering with YouTube network Fullscreen Inc., Geekscape will be releasing original video content through their new YouTube channel, GeekscapeTV.
For full details on the partnership and the content that fans can expect from GeekscapeTV, please see the official press release below.
GEEKSCAPE AND FULLSCREEN INC SIGN PARTNERSHIP TO BRING YOU GEEKSCAPE TV
GeekscapeTV launch week includes “Lou Ferrigno Playing Flappy Bird” and preview of the original new sci-fi/fantasy series “Paul London: Hero of the Prophecy”.
Geekscape.net and FullScreen Inc are joining forces to bring you a brand new channel:GeekscapeTV. The channel, currently live at www.youtube.com/GeekscapeTV, is comprised of original narrative content and will also be the home of pop culture celebrity interviews and insider event coverage.”With a client base consisting of thousands of tech and gaming-related channels, Geekscape and Fullscreen are a perfect match.” says Brian Foster Co-Talent Manager at Fullscreen Inc.
Championing all that is geeky, nerdy, off-beat, and interesting, Geekscape.net was formed in late 2006 by Jonathan Londonand Georg Kallert and has been a mainstay in the Geek Culture scene with regular booths at Wonder Con, San Diego Comic Con, and Stan Lee’s Comikaze. Originating as a podcast, Geekscape has produced over 320 weekly episodes of the popular Geekscape podcast, whose lineup of former guests include notables such as Simon Pegg, Paul Scheer,Felicia Day, Orlando Jones, Chris Hardwick, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Co-Creator Kevin Eastman and many more.
“We’re not pretending to do anything that hasn’t been done on the internet before,” says Geekscape CEO and hostJonathan London. “We’re just going to do it better, like times a thousand… million. Jokes aside, I’m very excited to add Fullscreen to our list of partners. They went a long way in showing they wanted to work with us and we’re going to have a lot of fun together.”
New videos will be released twice a week with a fixed schedule coming soon.
Launch week videos include Lou Ferrigno playing Flappy Bird and London’s award winning comedy short Gay by Dawn.
London, who is also the writer of the new Miami Vice comic book series from Lion Forge and NBC Universal, has produced a Miami Vice parody tie video to coincide on GeekscapeTV with the book’s release.
Also on the channel is the trailer for the original Geekscape series Paul London: Hero of the Prophecy, which features former WWE Superstar Paul London. Hero of the Prophecy is the story of a pro wrestler from Earth (London) who is transported to an alien planet of sword and sorcery ruled by an evil wizard, played by Hellboy & Pan’s Labyrinth actor Doug Jones. The cast also includes Super Power Beat Down’s Marisha Ray and Ben 10 voice actor Yuri Lowenthal. Upcoming videos will feature conversations with the likes of Stan Lee and Farscape creator Rockne O’Bannon.
“I’m a huge fan of what Geekscape does”, says Adam Feuerberg, Co-Talent Manager at Fullscreen, “so having them on board with Fullscreen really only benefits the vitality of our entire network!”
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Founded in 2006, Geekscape is an online portal and production company that generates original geek-themed content as well as news, reviews, podcasts and commentary on their site Geekscape.net.Geekscape is co-producer on Doc of the Dead, the feature zombie documentary premiering at SXSW 2014 and releasing March 15th 2014 on EPIX.
About Fullscreen Inc:
Founded in 2011 Fullscreen is the premier global YouTube network for creators and brands. Fullscreen believes the future of video is on the web and connected devices. The company was built to help new channels and networks thrive in a digital world that looks very different than TV. Fullscreen is dedicated to empowering the content creators, networks and brands who share our passion for online video