Former-lovers-and-now-best-friends Jo and Carter are looking for love--it’s not going well. A young white trans woman and queer Black man living in their native Chicago, they may have the world’s bigotry and their own insecurities stacked against them, but at least they have each other.
Geeta Gidwani is an all-American girl hopelessly in love with her Indian-American Prince Charming until one day, he dumps her--after 10 years of dating. She's totally heartbroken, moves in with her Indian parents, and learns to move on with the help of her family and her best friend.
VELVET is a comedic and earnest new web series exploring the ups and downs of making new friends in your twenties.
TWO QUEENS IN A KITCHEN is a turn-to-relevance cooking series that features a rotating cast of guest host from the #OTVcommunity.
In Yogma, A hopeful, young yoga instructor who dreams of being a bright star in a beautiful culture finds out that her rise to the top, and the world shes fighting to be a part of... aren't exactly what she thought they'd be.
Seeds is a comedic, socially conscious web series following the misadventures of four young black women.
Chicago comedy duo Aasia and Dewayne go to extravagant lengths to reach their goals of international stardom and complete world domination. STARVING ARTISTS is a show about being young, gifted, and black in a world that praises straight, white, and wack.
IN REAL LIFE follows four millennial best friends as they stumble their way into adulthood amidst shifting identities, relationships, and questions of what it means to be there for your friends and community.
BROWN GIRLS is an intimate story of the friendship between two women of color. While the two women come from completely different backgrounds, their friendship is ultimately what they lean on to get through the messiness of their mid-twenties.
AFTERNOON SNATCH is an unapologetically queer web comedy about heartbreak and the importance of community.
BRUJOS is a queer-of-color, radically politicized web series following four gay Latino doctoral candidates--that are also witches.
How do trans* people of color thrive? Join Chicagoans on their journeys to find love, creativity and healing in BEEN T/HERE.
Emerging artist NIC Kay takes solo performance #lilBLK on the road in the BRONX CUNT TOUR.
YOU'RE SO TALENTED is a series following Bea, an out of work Chicago artist, as she navigates her twenties and all of its inevitable dramas.
A story of ambition, manipulation, betrayal, and self-discovery, FULL OUT, follows a closeted dancer as she struggles to regain her glory following a devastating injury.
FUTUREWOMEN: AN ALTERNATE REALITY SERIES chronicles the development of Ma(s)king Her, a dance theater work of speculative fiction about empowered future beings and journeywomen. The show follows Honey Pot Performance as they create black superheroines.
Sur La Nuit is a soliloquy to the night, reflecting on love, loss, and identity. presented thru the lens of otherness - queer identity, race, familial dynamics, gender, and access into classical art forms.
In Hair Story residents of an artsy Black co-op tell their wild stories to an out-of-work drag queen as she styles their hair to pay her rent.
Four queer women of color negotiate professional and personal relationships on Chicago's south side in Quare Life.
In 2017, Derrick Woods-Morrow returned home to Greensboro, NC to reconnect with a police officer, who was once just another feral young boy on the playgrounds much like himself. Throughout a 72 hour period, they return to past moments of play, in an attempt to build a future were they could like they once were - two young boys, searching for each other, deep into the bushes, one white & one unaware of his blackness in The Roach is Coming.
Saya Naomi is faced with the reality that the person she thought was her friend is not. Through pain and spirituality, she finds true friendship and togetherness with her community. In BSAYF, Roy Kinsey plays her intuition, her guide from shadow to light.
F*CK YES IS A MODERN SEX ED SERIES FOCUSED ON IMPROVING COMMUNICATION (AND SEX) BETWEEN CONSENTING ADULTS.
Welcome to The Exquisite Corpse, a DIY artists collective in Chicago comprised of five wildly different personalities; from their disciplines to their appetites, their personal histories to their dishwashing habits. It's a colorful and eccentric shared space, where the drive for generating radical and loving work is only mitigated by the fact that humans live there, with all the realities that come with that like: hygiene, personal space, and oh yeah, rent.
"Triggers" is a short film that centers Black women and girls’ trauma. A poetic journey through the weight of witness, the stories of Marissa Alexander and other instances of intimate partner violence that I witnessed as an adult and a child are central. I talk to my former little Black girl self. This piece honors her struggle and the struggles of little Black girls everywhere. What does it mean to hold the history of a little Black girl in my trans-male body? Or better, how does it feel?
ambivert. is a meditation in manic visuals and ethereal sounds. Transmuting energy from chronic pain, anxiety, and lethargy into thrusting sexual freedom, joy, anger, empathy for self and communities of color.
In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a series of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) from artists within our communities. Inspired by ‘The More You Know’ campaign, the current administration and Asians who think this is stuff you should know by now.
In REALITY IS NOT GOOD ENOUGH, An emerging filmmaker tries to make a film subverting racial and gender stereotypes about reality television using her family as a subject.
THE FURIES is a series of five dance films by King is a Fink Productions that explore how social prohibitions against female anger limit self-actualization for women.
INERTIA is a visual musical experience by Brandon Markell Holmes. An exploration of black thought, existence & trauma ; through the lens of [MODERN Technological Narcissism]&[The Civil Rights Movement] - into the premature journey of Black JOY , acceptance, Existential tyranny , Religion , Binary Codes and digital spaces of the Queer Black future.
In the world of LIPSTICK CITY Miss Couleé and Shea exact revenge on Miss Coulée's unfaithful husband.
Let Go and Let God is a short film dedicated to people who are struggling with the grips of depression and wondering if there is a way out.
Over a long weekend, a mother and daughter discuss thinning vaginal walls and humiliate a handsome stranger.
Nuptia Obama Creates Vogua is a video sample intended to show performance artists how we might create an art instructional video for exercising voguing and yoga.
The North Pole is a political comedy about today's most pressing social issues: Gentrification. Global Warming. And Gluten-Free Donuts.
OUTTAKES is a lo-fi web series about two trans guys. It is based on the genre of the transition video, videos created by people in the process of transitioning their gender. These videos, created all over the world in bedrooms and living rooms on laptops and webcams, are a way for trans* people to share experiences and information, and to feel less isolated by reaching out and building community online.
Set in a record label ran by dame diva KK Queen (played by Linzy), Patience O'brien (also played by Linzy) continues her journey of being in love and singing. However, she soon realizes it is not the dream she dreamt in MELODY SET ME FREE.
KISSING WALLS is a 3-part comedy that explores work, sex, and friendship between queer 20-somethings living in Chicago.
FILIPINO FUSIONS is a cooking show by Kiam Marcelo Juino, star of Open TV Presents: Nupita Obama Creates Vogua! In this show Kiam hosts as Jerry Blossom and shows us how to make Filipino food with a vegan twist.