Streamy Award Winner Mark Gantt Presents Workshop 'Create Your Career – A Web Series Workshop' in NYC - October 10, 2010

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The One-Day Only Event will Showcase the Success of One of the Biggest Web TV Series “The Bannen Way” from Conception to Distribution

“Mark didn’t sit back waiting for something to happen for him. He took the initiative, developed his own vehicle, and was very creative in figuring out how to get it financed, marketed and distributed.” Larry Tanz – President, Vuguru

Streamy Award winning actor, writer and producer Mark Gantt presents “Create Your Career,” a web series workshop that discusses how to successfully leverage the Web to carve your own path in the entertainment industry. The daylong class will cover the gambit of web entertainment topics like “Producing for the Web,” Monetizing Your Content” and “Benefits of a Pitch Website.” For more information: Visit Gantt Workshops (

An industry leader, Gantt received international success with his series The Bannen Way, which he produced, co-wrote and stars. Financed by Sony Pictures Television’s Crackle distribution arm, this unique Web Series/Feature Film, has broken records with more than 14 million views, 4 Streamy Awards including Best Actor (Mark), Best Drama, Best Director and was nominated for 2 Webby Awards. Due to its vast success, Sony Pictures Television is currently developing the project into a TV series.

"The Bannen Way came to us a complete package. They had a unique show, great concept, interesting characters, knew who their audience was and how to recoup the money. Mark has that rare quality of being able to lead and inspire a crew while balancing many hats including, writing, executive producing and starring in a large production." - Eric Berger, Senior VP Digital Networks, Sony Pictures Television.

Emmy Award-winning writer/producer of Lost, and creator of the comic book and television series The Middleman, Javier Grillo-Marxuach will be a Special Guest, speaking about working on ABC's The Lost Experience, as well as writing for the web and television.

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Mark Gantt recently completed filming a guest appearance opposite Illeana Douglas, Craig Bierko, Milo Ventimiglia and series creator Wilson Cleveland for the upcoming fifth season of The Temp Life, the web's longest-running branded comedy series, produced by NY-based CJP Digital Media and premiering December 6th on My Damn Channel. Next, Gantt will go behind the camera to direct Warehouse 13's Eddie McClintock in one of seven episodes of a soon-to-be-announced branded anthology web series also produced by CJP and set to premiere this December. Check out more at Mark's site: (

Javier Grillo-Marxuach most recently adapted the Brian Wood/Rob G graphic novels “The Couriers” for Intrepid Pictures, served as Co-Executive Producer on the NBC television event “Day One” and sold the pilot scripts “Aftershock” to Fox and “Department Zero” to ABC. Concurrent to his work on “Lost,” Grillo-Marxuach worked as a producer and performer on “The Lost Experience,” a Clio Award-winning multi-media interactive game that explained the mysteries of the television series over a series of web pages, blogs, podcasts, internet videos, television commercials, radio broadcasts, newspaper and magazine articles, live events - and even a best-selling novel. (

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