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Tampon Maker Finances Canadian Vampire Web Series – Hollywood Reporter


‘Feminine care brand U by Kotex is financing Carmilla, a quirky Canadian vampire web series.

Kimberly-Clark’s new tampon line is executive producing the YouTube series, which will consist of 36 four-minute episodes, from Canadian producer Smokebomb Entertainment and digital agency shift2 that asks whether vampires get their periods.

The scripted series, inspired by a classic gothic vampire novella byJoseph Sheridan Le Fanu, features a young university student, played by Elise Bauman, sharing a dorm room with a young vampire (Natasha Negovanlis)…’

 

Source: www.hollywoodreporter.com

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Comic Book World Is Becoming Friendlier to Women. Video Game World, Take Note.


With #GamerGate churning out one sexist outrage after another, it’s easy to lose hope that women will ever be fully accepted in geeky entertainment circles. But not all circles are alike. The comics industry, for instance, is beginning to demonstrate that just because a pastime is male-dominated doesn’t mean it has to stay that way, and that efforts to be more inclusive to women can work. 

 

This past weekend’s New York Comic Con demonstrated this real shift, with major panels exploring “an explosion of enthusiasm and visibility for women in comics,” as the description for Vulture’s panel on female fandom reads….’

Source: www.slate.com

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