Gay Streaming TV Service Dekkoo Launches Take-It-With-You Series
with Smart Phone Junkies in Mind
“I’m Fine” Debuts on Dekkoo April 19
Watch “I”m Fine” on Dekkoo at https://dekkoo.vhx.tv/i-m-fine
(New York, NY) March 27, 2017 – Attention phone junkies and gay dramedy fans – check out the trailer for Dekkoo.com‘s forthcoming third original series, “I’m Fine.”
Set in West Hollywood, “I’m Fine” tells the story of Nate, who just broke up with his boyfriend – BUT IS TOTALLY FINE! – and in doing so takes a fresh, honest, and humorous look at gay male relationships and friendship, and the often-blurry line between the two.
Dekkoo calls “I’m Fine” their first take-it-with-you “pocket series.” Season 1 consists of eight short episodes, each around 5 minutes in length. Los Angeles based director Brandon Kirby crafted each in an effort to challenge long-format series and embrace the short attention spans of contemporary streaming television viewers.
“My motivation to make “I’m Fine” was the end of HBO’s ‘Looking,’ and how there is no series dedicated solely to how we as gay men experience friendships and relationships,” says Kirby. “Beyond what ‘Looking’ was able to achieve, I want to talk about gay male friendship in the way Noah Baumbach’s “Frances Ha” and the “Broad City” series have explored the fluidity found within female friendship.”
Meet Brandon in the super cute “I’m Fine” teaser video here.
“I’m Fine” episodes 1 through 4 will be available on Dekkoo.com April 19, with episodes 5 through 8 launching June 21. It is Dekkoo’s third original series, following the critically acclaimed (really) dramatic series “Feral“, about gay life and love in the Bible Belt and “Love Is Blind“, which follows fourteen single New York City men on seven real blind dates (one per episode).
About the Director
Brandon Kirby is the creator, writer and director of Dekkoo original series “I’m Fine.” Currently the director of home entertainment sales and acquisitions at Strand Releasing, he began his career in L.A. five years ago at The Hollywood Reporter. When he’s not endlessly scrolling through Twitter (@bkkirby!) you’ll find him training on a bike for AIDS/LifeCycle and pulling together events for Outfest LGBT film festival. He’s also the co-creator of another series, “The Exorcists,” with his writing partner Jessie Katz; the project was a finalist in the 2016 Austin Film Festival digital scripted competition.
Dekkoo (pronounced “DECK-koo”) is the premiere subscription-based streaming service dedicated to gay men. It provides the largest streaming collection of gay-centric entertainment available boasting a larger selection than Netflix or Amazon Video. Dekkoo is available internationally via iTunes, Google Play, AppleTV and Roku, and in the U.S. via the Amazon Dekkoo Channel. Dekkoo original series include “Feral,” “Love is Blind” and “I’m Fine.” www.dekkoo.com •
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