A conversation with Ruth Livier and Joe Camareno creators of "Ylse" last week at their home in LA... how else but via web. Yes, the wave of the future not just with amazing web content like "Ylse", but also the ability to do Journalism 21st century style, and without the multi-million dollar network facilities. The story was shot via Skype from San Antonio to LA and back. Enjoy!
Part irreverent comedy, part drama and part activist "Ylse" is someone everyone should meet, and a Latina Latinos would most certainly identify with. Introducing "Ylse", a ground breaking Web Series for
Latinos by Latinos, and many are already talking about it. And, yes, you heard it here first... you can't watch this great new series on TV.... created by Ruth Livier, Showtime Resurrection Blvd., Ylse is only available on-line through viral web sites like YouTube. The web-only series is bilingual, but mostly in English focused on a new generation of Latinos, and women in particular.
"Ylse" (ee-l-say) for those Spanish impaired :) is the story of a Latina journalist looking to break in, and the challenges she must face... from political correctness to bra "pads." "Ylse" production is put together by a group of Latino producers, actors and film makers in Los Angeles with their own backing, and no big studios to answer to. "It takes a lot of Love...." says Executive Producer and director Joe Camareno, and adds that viral web traffic is slowly but surely increasing. Ruth Livier is the creator behind the ground breaking series which she describes as her way to tell the world how "Latinos live the American experience." Season one includes four episodes.... stand-by for Season two.