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Highlight: The Strand

Thursday, May 11, 2006 5/11/2006 05:00:00 PM

From the co-creator of "The Blair Witch Project" comes "The Strand" - a high quality, independently produced series made exclusively for the web. Download the first episode for free here on Google Video.

Click here to watch "The Strand Episode 1 'Pilot'"
Writer/Director: Daniel Myrick

1) Why did you make this video?

"I wanted to do an ongoing show about the life and times of various off beat characters that live in Venice Beach, CA."

2) Who should watch it?

"Anyone with a broadband connection and a taste for something different."

3) "The Strand" is a high quality series that could easily air on TV. Where do you see "The Strand" going?

"I hope to keep in on the web. I think "webisodic" original programming distributed over the internet is the future."

4) What's next from you, the video creator?

"We're creating a portal that will feature several kinds of independent shows that should be launching later this Summer."

To watch more episodes of "The Strand", please click here