Saturday, April 28, 2012

Once You Leave-12 part webseries

Once You Leave is a 2011 Indie Intertube award winning best drama webseries.This 12 part webseries is about a girl Kayla Marshall, and her journey back from a 2 year stay in Africa with the Peace Corps. Kayla has it all planned out,except everything she finds back home is not the same. First we find Kayla going back to her home, only to find a strange man in her moms bed,not to mention her unloving and uncaring mother has rented out her bedroom to a another stranger.She decides to go and stay with her best friend Rachel, only to find the shocking news of her death. All of the  plans and dreams Kayla had made in Africa about her future are quickly falling to pieces. Kayla goes searching for answers about Rachel's death.

Once You Leave is Written and Directed by the talented Nate Locklear.His Passion for move making started in 1984, after watching Dune with his parents and saying "Dad! When I grow up, I wanna be a movie producer! His  talent is showcased in this series.I am new to the whole webseries format and I really enjoyed watching this show.I also loved how the scenes were shot,many shots are a homage to Nate's favorite movies.I cannot wait to see what Nate Locklear will be involved with next! and I will seek out many more webseries.What can I say,I am hooked!

The star of Once You Leave is Kayla Olson who is a rising star and Executive Producer and  Co-creator of the series.Kayla won the 2011 Indie Intertube awards for best actress in a drama for her performance on Once You Leave.Kayla will be one actress to watch for in the following years.The whole cast did a great job on this project.Also many first time performances are showcased on this webseries.One thing I really liked, was the placement of music in the episodes,and also how Nate and Kayla  gave credit and links to the music artists.I love finding new and fresh music and this is a great way to help support them.Once You Leave is a must see series!

Webby Awards Honoree: Drama
Once You Leave has been named as an Official Honoree for the 16th Annual Webby Awards in the category of Drama.

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