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    The ‘Stone Soup’ Method Behind Streaming Series ‘Kittens in a Cage’

    The actor-creator of a satire about women in prison (no, this isn’t “Orange Is the New Black”) chats with Backstage about how she took hold of her process, why she loved the script, and how she got her series made.

  • News

    8 Chances to Get Cast

    Check out these eight opportunities including Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger’s new HBO series, the Broadway and touring production of “Matilda,” and short films on both coasts, as well as a new AMC pilot down in Louisiana.

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    Do You Love Satire? Watch This New Web Series!

    Bringing a satirical air to the sitcom family is Aasif Mandvi’s newest contribution to Funny Or DIe, “Halal in the Family,” about a Muslim-American family just being regular ol’ Americans.

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    9 Questions With...Charlie Cox

    The star of Netflix’s new original series “Daredevil” chats about the challenges of playing a blind, crime-fighting vigilante, his newest acting crush, and the worst audition he’s had to endure.

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    1 New Show Giving Reality TV a Reality Check

    AOL’s first Web series, “Connected,” gives six New Yorkers hand-held cameras and asks them to document their lives, harking back to a time when reality TV was less of an unbelievable spectacle.

  • Interview

    What to Strive For in Your Web Series

    Backstage chats with the creators of “LARPs,” the comedic Web series about Live Action Role Players that was picked up by premium YouTube channel Geek & Sundry for its second season.

  • News

    8 Chances to Get Cast

    What better way to round off the end of March than with landing a job! Here are eight casting notices from the past week listed on Backstage including roles in a Jodie Foster-directed film, a project for CollegeHumor, and several short films!

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    The ‘Boyhood’ ‘Rip-Off’ You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

    Web series “Magic Phone” takes a similar formula to “Boyhood,” shooting footage 12 years prior and continuing the comedic story about a phone that can call the past, in the 21st century.

  • Interview

    1 Way to Further Your Acting Through Instagram

    Actors Nikki Borges and Amanda de la Nuez take to the modern social media platform to bring back a thoroughly vintage form of filmmaking with “Silent Brokelyn.”

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    1 Quick Way to Become an Internet Sensation

    Since its inception in 2008, 5-Second Films has created over 1,400 videos, attracted national and global attention, and most importantly, paved its own path as a digital content giant.