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Mingle Media TV Network to air New Teen Horror Web Series “Throwing Stones”
As if High School wasn’t scary enough, MMTVN will begin airing the edgy teen horror web series from writers Bart Van Bemmel and Jason Wheeler featuring a seasoned cast and crew from television and film in January 2011.
Throwing Stones is a horror story about a group of high schoolers who have to attend Saturday School and find they must work together to overcome their differences in over to survive when students end up missing. As if, high school wasn't scary enough! The series stars Lindsay Seidel (Lionsgate hit The Final), Cherami Leigh (The Mist, Fast Food Nation, HBO’s Temple Grandin), Rebekah Kennedy (upcoming horror features Blood is Blood, House Hunting, and Season of the Witch w/ Nic Cage), Chad Cox (Powder, ER, Spin City, The Good Guys), and Kayla Carlyle (From the Dark), Lynn Andrews III (MTV’s: High School Stories). Writers Bart D. Van Bemmel and Jason A. Wheeler have five feature-length screenplays in production including their dark comedies BUTTERSCOTCH, SWISHER, ANGELS AND DUST, their teen comedy RUSHED, and their teen horror THROWING STONES (which this web series if based on).
“We really like the production value and story line of this edgy web series and as we reach a lot of women and moms with our programming we thought it was a natural to add it to our lineup.” Said Stephanie Piche, Executive Producer of Mingle Media TV. “With more TV entertainment moving to find audiences online, we’re ahead of the curve by offering our audience a platform where they can watch original web created series like this and be exposed to independent creators and wonderful productions.”
Throwing Stones is no freshman production, some of the crew members include Steadicam Operator David McGill (The Faculty, Harold and Kumar: Escape from Guantanamo Bay, Spy Kids and Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams), Sound Designer David Rosenblad (American Nightmare, Hallow’s End, HBO Films’ Living & Dying), Colorist Omar Godinez (I Spit on your Grave), Assistant Editor Sam Crutsinger (The Ant Bully/Carried Away), and Cinematographer Kingslea Bueltel (Fox hit show The Good Guys, the upcoming ABC paranormal show Ghost Breakers).
The Mingle Media TV Network uses social media marketing with traditional marketing to help build audiences for their content providers. Advertisers benefit from an integrated ad approach, by incorporating brand sponsorship opportunities into the story through product placement and with a customized player where the story ties in the brand sponsorship with key messages that organically appear on the side bar while the video is rolling. Sponsorships are available for this web series and companies who want to reach the teen market are encouraged to contact MMTVN for more information.
Watch “Throwing Stones” beginning Wednesday January 5, 2011 at http://www.minglemediatv.com/
About Mingle Media
Online media and interactive web TV network, Mingle Media TV executive produces, and broadcasts over 40 hours of web series and event coverage each week. Our audience reach online is over 250,000 weekly views of our video coverage, web series and live broadcasts and are currently in the top 20,000 websites in the US. Our video coverage, web series and live broadcasts are promoted via Twitter, blog posts, Facebook and other popular social networks; in addition to airing live on the iPhone, Blackberry, and Android platforms and syndicated through Blip.TV and over 15 syndication sites including Daily Motion, YouTube, Boxee, Roku and as an iTunes podcast. MMTVN's web TV shows feature lifestyle subject matter experts and social media content providers from celebrities, authors to bloggers including executive producing two shows with Emmy award winners. MMTVN also covers Hollywood celebrity and charity events from the red carpet and behind the scenes. Some of the events MMTVN has covered in 2010 are IPTVFest, HollyShorts, LA Shorts Fest, AOF Fest, Daytime Emmys, Saturn Awards, Streamy Awards, People's Choice, StaytunedTV Awards, Summer Evening of Shorts, plus several Web Series Premieres and A-list Celebrity Fundraisers. The founder, Stephanie Piche, has been a panelist at the past two Digital Hollywood conferences speaking on web series and monetization of media, in addition to being a member of the WebTV Workshop Pro-Panel. Mingle Media TV is also hosting the Audience Choice Category in the New Media Film Festival for Web Series Creators. For more information, please visit http://www.minglemediatv.com.
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