Stage 3 Media has announced the worldwide premiere of Sanctuary is now available on the web.  Featuring some very cool looking special effects, this eight webisode series stars Amanda Tapping of Stargate SG-1 fame.

“I feel like we’re riding the crest of an amazing wave,” says Tapping, who also serves as executive producer. “Sanctuary is such an exceptionally cool premise. I am so very proud of this show and hope the fans will feel the same buzz we’ve felt in bringing it to life.”


I had a chance to talk with executive producers of the series recently, and Stage 3 is taking a different approach to distributed media.  Sanctuary is developed exclusively for the web, shot high-def, and utilizes greenscreen and animation for most of the sets.

About Sanctuary
Each webisode of Sanctuary follows the exploits of Dr. Helen Magnus (Amanda Tapping, Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis) as she seeks out all manner of terrifying and monstrous creatures. She is aided in her quest by her reluctant protégé Will Zimmerman (Robin Dunne, Dawson’s Creek, The Big Hit, Species 3) and her intrepid, if somewhat reckless, daughter Ashley (Emilie Ullerup, Battlestar Galactica). Together they are drawn into a frightening and mysterious world populated by beings that defy explanation. Sanctuary was created by veteran science fiction writer and producer Damian Kindler and directed by Martin Wood (Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis). Kindler, Tapping and Wood serve as executive producers along with N. John Smith (Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis).

I’ll be watching the complete first webisode today and will give you a full review this week.

via Sanctuary

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Stephen Schleicher

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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