July 25, New York City
This past May, NYWIFT member Martha Williams (Creator, Run for Your Life ) produced and moderated a panel “Web Series: From Creation to Distribution” with guest speakers Nick Borenstein (Head of Scripted Content, Topic.com), Sam Schlaifer (Director of Development, Refinery 29 Scripted Originals & Comedy), and Laura Turner Garrison (Executive Producer, Original Programming and Development at TruTV), sharing best practices for making your online series a success.
Here are three takeaways from the evening:
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April 25, New York City.
Technology Artist, Andreas Troeger, interviews Martha Williams on the intersection of art and business and the role of her avant-garde background in her journey.
Zip Creative features Martha Williams in Fast Forward Friday's
Zip Creative — “For this week’s Fast Forward Friday, we interviewed Martha Williams, writer-director for Run for Your Life and a long-time maker-writer-performer-organizer. Martha (BA anthropology GWU & MFA film directing CalArts) is an award-winning film director, event maker and former multi-media, dance-theater maker who’s work has been seen and celebrated in the US and abroad. Martha also works as a content creator and creative consultant for hire at BugHouse Media, bringing her wild, winsome approach yet web-like thinking to everything she does. To learn more, visit cultureshiftagency and marthawilliams.info…”
April 17, Snobby Robot
Snobby Robot love Run for Your Life so much that they did a second article on the series, this time interviewing Zack and Mia, both of whom, in real life had never online dated!
Snobby Robot — “It’s an exhilarating feeling to escape from a bad date with a potential soulmate, but there’s never a guarantee that the next one will finally live up to one’s hopes…or the one after that…or, you get the idea. Before you step back into the hit-or-miss world of finding the first (or next) love of your life, the comedy miniseries RUN FOR YOUR LIFE will give you an entertaining look at the perils of 21st century dating…”
April 2, Snobby Robot
We are thrilled to receive our first bit of press after the release of 4 episodes of Run for Your Life. Chris Hadley of Snobby Robot wanted to know everything, so we told him most of it! Check it out for a sneak peak at the "Why?" of Run for Your Life.
June 18, PS I Love You
PS I Love You — “I met the woman above on an Internet dating site. Bumble, or Fumble, or Grumble. One of those.
It didn’t go well. Martha towered over me (by a foot or two). She was young and hot (I’m not). She was also hilarious and smart as a whip (I prefer being whipped).”
Film Inquiry Interviews Martha Williams.
Film Inquiry — “We’ve all been there. You meet someone off of Tinder or OK Cupid for the first time and you have no idea what to expect. They turn out to be awful. But you can’t just get up and run away… or can you?
Run For Your Life, an upcoming web series by Martha Williams, encompasses modern dating, with all of its quirks and challenges. The series is currently in its pre-production stages; the team has written 10 of the short, 2-3 minute episodes, and will begin by making four of them.”