Gavin Sheppard (Remix Project) releases web series, Welcome to Rawluck [News]
Toronto, ON – A multi-media series, Welcome to Rawluck, breaks mediums and rules as it explores a dystopian Toronto circa 2022. Releasing 4 episodes on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 – the series picks up again with a new episode the 15th of every month beginning October 15.
Featuring a cast of Toronto talent, Welcome to Rawluck is an entertaining new series talking real shit in a narrative fashion. The goal is to entertain. Past that, it is to inspire conversation around a host of issues facing communities around the world as urbanization continues at a rampant rate… Welcome to the struggle! Click the jump for a breakdown of the episodes getting the series started.
“Welcome TO Rawluck”
Welcome to Rawluck: Episode 1
Episode 1 – Welcome to Rawluck sets the tone and gives context to the stories we explore next. A series of 9 still photographs by photographer Buruk Early (Dope-Society), each photograph is accompanied by text setting the stage for the world we are about to dive into.
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Welcome to Rawluck: Episode 2
Episode 2 – Chin – picks up as a slice of life video piece. Through Chin we see the story of so many of our young men balancing morality vs. environment and motivation. Directed by Brian Gregory (Creaction Media).
Welcome to Rawluck: Episode 3
Episode 3 – James – A stop-motion photography piece. We start to get to know the life of James, Chin’s kick around partner. As James struggles with identity and fitting in, he gets himself into a situation way over his head. Shot/Directed by Kadeem Ellis (kadeemellis.com).
Welcome to Rawluck: Episode 4
Episode 4 – Y’all Ready – An illustrated, graphic novel style chapter to the story picking up directly where Episode 3 left off. An adrenaline fueled robbery gone horribly right with various implications for the future.. Illustrated by the illustrious Pavel Ioudine (Monyak).
Click here for more illustrations from Episode 4
Don’t forget to check out the offical Welcome to Rawluck website, WelcomeToRawluck.com.