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Aussie web-series The Justice Lease returns for second season

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Australian comedy web-series.The Justice Lease.is returning a for second season after winning $70,000 at the Viewster Online Film Festival.

In 2013, Severe Comedy self funded series one of The Justice Lease, a six-part web series which focused on the daily domestic lives of Superman, Batman, The Hulk and Aquaman, set in a suburban Australian share-house.

Series one of.The Justice Lease.screened at Melbourne WebFest, La WebFest (winning eight awards) and was awarded a $70,000 cash prize in the inaugural Viewster Online Film Festival.

Since then, the creators have used that budget to create a five-part series, which will be launched on March 22 via YouTube..

Producer Erasmo Raimundo said the funding had allowed the team to create the kind of series envisioned at the beginning..

"An entirely over-dramatic comedy that both pokes fun at, and reveres, the superhero genre,. he said..

Director Jeremy Brull likes to think of it as cross
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On-demand a growing alternative to traditional distribution

Cinema-on-demand platform Fan-Force is taking on a growing number of Australian films as well as working on titles with independent distributors.

Fan-Force's first collaboration was with Studiocanal on Kiah and Tristan Roache-Turner.s Zombie horror/comedy Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead, followed by Madman Entertainment on Damon Gameau.s That Sugar Film.

Among the upcoming releases are three films from first-time female directors: Rhiannon Bannenberg.s drama Ambrosia, Megan Riakos. psychological thriller Crushed and Sonia Bible.s feature documentary The Witch of Kings Cross.

Offering a similar service to Tugg, Fan-Force enables filmmakers to respond to requests from individuals or groups for screenings at participating cinemas. Bookings are made once a minimum number of tickets is confirmed.

Bannenberg wrote, shot, directed and scored Ambrosia, based on her struggles of growing up with chronic neuropathic pain. Produced by Rhiannon and Steve Jaggi, it will premiere on August 8 at the Gala Cinemas in Warrawong in the Illawarra,
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