Out with Dad (web series)

Out with Dad is a Canadian web series created, written, directed, and produced by Jason Leaver. The series premiered on YouTube in 2010, and ran for five seasons, concluding in 2017.[2] It follows Rose, a lesbian teenager, who struggles through the process of her coming out to her single father.

Out with Dad
Created byJason Leaver
Written byJason Leaver
Directed byJason Leaver
Theme music composerAdrian Ellis
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes82[1]
Production locationToronto
  • Jason Leaver
  • Bruce Willian Harper
EditorJason Leaver
Running time3-15 minutes
Production companyJLeaver Presentations
Original release
ReleaseJuly 7, 2010 (2010-07-07) –
November 15, 2017 (2017-11-15)

The series has won various awards, including several Indie Series Awards, and has screened at numerous festivals, including the Los Angeles Web Series Festival. As of April 2018, the series has over 40,000 subscribers and has been viewed over 25 million times on YouTube.[3][4]

Background edit

The series premiered on YouTube in 2010 and is filmed in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It also streams on Blip and Dailymotion. The series shines a spotlight on the challenges of people in the LGBT community, specifically lesbians facing homophobia.[5]

In 2011, the series was given an official endorsement by PFLAG Canada.[6]

Since the conclusion of its third season, the series has been funded solely by fans through the online funding platform Patreon.[7] In 2017, the fifth season, which consists of 5 episodes, was announced as the final season of the series.[2]

Subtitles edit

Fans of the series take upon it themselves to publish subtitles for the episodes on YouTube in many different languages,[8] including:[9]

A deal with France Televisions led to the dubbing in French of the webseries, by its subsidiary MFP, for the broadcasting on France 4 channel of the episodes 1.01 to 3.06.[10]

Episodes edit

See List of episodes of Out with Dad

Cast edit

See Out with Dad cast members

References edit

  1. ^ "Signing Out". YouTube.
  2. ^ a b "Out With Dad - The Final Season".
  3. ^ "Out With Dad". YouTube. Retrieved 2015-12-31.
  4. ^ Out with Dad in Scarborough Archived 2012-06-15 at the Wayback Machine on Xtra!
  5. ^ Toronto Web Series Clutch and Out With Dad Take Home Top Awards in L.A. on 24-7 Press Release.
  6. ^ PFLAG Canada proudly supports Out With Dad on NB Media Co-op.
  7. ^ "Jason Leaver is creating Out With Dad". Patreon. Retrieved 2015-12-31.
  8. ^ (in Italian) Out with Dad, una web serie per dire “Papà, sono lesbica!” Archived 2013-12-18 at the Wayback Machine on Bonsai.
  9. ^ From the website.
  10. ^ Rs Doublage page of OWD dubbing.

External links edit