Angela Gulner and Yuri Baranovsky are the Co-Creators of BINGE - a dark comedy series inspired by Angela’s decade-long journey with bulimia. Over the past year, the pilot episode has garnered over half a million views on YouTube, write-ups in Indie Wire, Elite Daily, Bustle, Bust, Buzzfeed, and more, and the attention of such high-profile industry professonials as Rachel Bloom, Bassem Youssef, and Jonathan Slavin.
BINGE is in the final days of it’s IndieGoGo Campaign to fund a full first season and has raised 106% of it’s goal.
Angela Gulner is an actor, writer, and producer who earned her MFA in Acting at the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater School Institute at Harvard University. In addition to starring in BINGE, she’s appeared in Silicon Valley, Stalker, Glee, as well as on stages all over the world. She co-hosts a feminist podcast called Welcome to the Clambake and volunteers with the eating disorder advocacy group Project HEAL.
Yuri Baranovsky is one of the partners at Happy Little Guillotine Studios (www.hlgstudios.com) where, as head writer and director, he has directed successful, award-winning digital series like Hulu’s LEAP YEAR (Streamy Award, NATPE, “Luminary Award” winner, sold to USA Networks for a third season), multiple episodes of the TruTV sketch show, SIX DEGREES OF EVERYTHING, the branded hosted series, the SLURPEE UNITY TOUR (Pro’s Campaign of the Year winner, over 1.2 billion media impressions), and, most recently, DAN IS DEAD, a yet unreleased series for Disney Studios, starring Drake Bell, Mark Boone Jr., Fred Melamed and more.
Aside from his work in digital series, Yuri has directed commercials and branded campaigns for companies like Arby’s, Samsung, Reebok, Purina, 7-Eleven and many more.
Things We’ve Grown Pretty Good At:
- Creating something from nothing
- How to make high quality digital content
- Running your own PR
- Running a successful crowdfunding campaign
- Harnessing a community