‘No Boys Dorm’ Gets Release Date, Full Trailer

Here at Nerd & Tie we’re pretty big fans of the (My) Immortal webseries (loosely based on notoriously bad Harry Potter fanfic), so when its creator MediaJunkie studios decided to create an original series called No Boys Dorm, we were on board completely.

After a successful kickstarter earlier this year, it’s been a waiting game to see when the show would finally come out. We got a teaser trailer a couple months back, but as the year is coming to a close, we thought it might not make it in time for a 2015 release…

…but we were wrong. This week, MediaJunkie put out a new trailer, along with revealing the release date of the show’s first episode: December 21st 2015. It should go up on both the show’s official website and this season will run for six episodes. If successful, one can presume that they’ll try to raise money for another season afterwards.

Independent webseries like this are interesting. Most independent, regular content that goes up on sites like Youtube consists of non-fiction or gaming content, which lends itself easier to zero-budget productions. Heck, we produce a fortnightly show that’s over an hour here on Nerd & Tie – but it’s just three people talking. Attempting to produce fiction in this new landscape is far more challenging, and it’s interesting what can come out of it.

Mediajunkie’s work may sometimes look rough, but it’s done from a place of passion. And maybe passion is exactly what we need right now.

Trae Dorn

Trae Dorn has been staffing conventions for over twenty years, and is a co-founder of Wisconsin’s longest running Anime convention No Brand Con. Trae also wrote and drew the now completed webcomic UnCONventional, and produces the podcasts BS-Free Witchcraft, On This Day With Trae, Stormwood & Associates, and The Nerd & Tie Podcast. This leads many to ask when the hell they have time to actually do anything anymore. Trae says they have the time because they “do it all quite poorly.”

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