We were Stephanie Carrie’s LA Weekly Web Series Pick of the Week AND she interviewed Jon and Julian for “The Tangled Web We Watch”!
Following in the footsteps of Felicia Day’s hit web series The Guild, sleek, smart Canadian web series LARPs brings to life an endearing cast of characters from yet another oft-ridiculed ‘nerd’ sub-culture: Live Action Role Playing.
Hollywood loves to throw a LARPer into the cast whenever they need an aspersers nerdy escapist, ie Christopher Mintz-Plasse in Role Models, but the LARPing community of hundreds of thousands in the US alone is, of course, far more nuanced. Read the rest of my LA Weekly Review of LARPs HERE, and check out my full interview with Director Julian Stamboulieh and writer/actor Jon Verrall about creating the show below.
Do you have an advice on anything from the conceiving to the writing to the shooting to the promoting of web series — things you learned that you wish you had known before?
JULIAN: The web is a free platform to…
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