Very Special Webisodes: Web Series, Disability, and Cultural Accessibility Elizabeth Ellcessor / Indiana University – Flow

Very Special Webisodes: Web Series, Disability, and Cultural Accessibility
Elizabeth Ellcessor / Indiana University

March 23, 2015 Elizabeth Ellcessor / Indiana University

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2015 Oscar Winners Julianne Moore and Eddie Redmayne both portrayed characters with disabilities.Web series, or independent television, are exciting spaces for the development of innovative episodic video narratives. Series such as Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (2008), The Guild (2007-2013), Awkward Black Girl (2011-present), and The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (2012-13)—among countless others—have indicated the new frontiers of film style, representation, and audience engagement that are possible in a converged media landscape. More recently, web series such [...]

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