|Genre||Science Fiction Comedy|
|Created by||Rudy Jahchan|
|Written by||Rudy Jahchan|
|Directed by||Rudy Jahchan|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||71|
|Executive producer(s)||Casey McKinnon|
|Original release||May 8, 2006 – Present|
The program is a sketch comedy video blog that parodies the latest science fiction or internet meme and responds to feedback from their loyal fanbase. Though it first launched as a variety channel, it later switched exclusively to comedy.
Cast[edit | edit source]
Production[edit | edit source]
Most episodes are written and directed by Jahchan, with the exception of Battlestar Galacticast which was directed by independent filmmaker Matt Campagna. McKinnon is the primary editor, but special effects are usually done by both creators.
Recurring characters[edit | edit source]
- Doctor Who
- Queen Kong (reference to King Kong)
- Darth Vader
- Emperor Palpatine
Distribution[edit | edit source]
Awards[edit | edit source]
|2006||PodTech Vloggie Awards||Judges’ Favorite Special Effects||Won|
|Best Entertainment (Fiction)||Won|
|Best Special Effects||Won|
|Best Vlog Website Design||Won|
|Best Collaboration||Won||For episode: "Node 666"|
|2007||Parsec Awards||Best Video Podcast||Nominated|
|Best Video Production||Nominated|
|Canadian Blog Awards||Best Podcaster/Vlogger||Nominated|
References[edit | edit source]
- "And the Vloggies Winners are..." PodTech.net. 2006-11-06. Retrieved 2008-12-01.
- Krimmel, Micki (2007-09-26). "What One Star's Fate Doesn't Mean for the Future of Online Media". Worldchanging. Archived from the original on 2009-01-07. Retrieved 2008-12-01.
- Alex Zalben (2008-04-15). "Site of the Week - Galacticast". AMC. Archived from the original on 2009-03-29. Retrieved 2008-12-01.
- Chan, Stephanie (2008-11-22). "And now a word from our sponsor: Tony Moore". Newsarama. Archived from the original on 2009-01-08. Retrieved 2008-12-01.
- Faguy, Steve (2006-12-07). "In a galaxy not so far, far away". The Montreal Gazette. Archived from the original on 2009-01-22. Retrieved 2008-12-01.
- West, Jackson (2007-03-20). "Casey and Rudy on Making Galacticast". NewTeeVee. Retrieved 2008-12-01.
- "Ze Frank Comes Out On Top At PodTech Vloggies » Podcasting News". Retrieved 15 October 2014.
- "2007 Parsec Awards Winners & Finalists". Retrieved 15 October 2014.
- "Finalists and Winners 2007". Canadian Blog Awards. Retrieved 15 October 2014.