Staff Picks: Chris Walker

Staff Picks: Chris Walker

A curated selection of OTV favorites from Head of Marketing and Exhibition, Chris Walker.

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Staff Picks: Chris Walker
  • Lipstick City by Shea Couleé

    In the world of Lipstick City Miss Couleé and Shea exact revenge on Miss Couleé's unfaithful husband.

    // CAST //

    Mrs. Couleé // Shea Couleé
    Shea // Shea Couleé
    Chic // Kim Chi
    Chic's Henchwoman // Lucy Stoole
    Seductress // Valentine Addams
    Mistress // Sara Andrews
    Chaffeur // Trannika Rex
    Musc...

  • Starving Artists

    1 season

    Chicago comedy duo Aasia and Dewayne go to extravagant lengths to reach their goals of international stardom and complete world domination. A show about being young, gifted, and black in a world that praises straight, white, and wack.

  • BRUJOS
    2 seasons

    BRUJOS

    2 seasons

    BRUJOS is a supernatural series about gay, Latino doctoral students who are also witches trying to survive the semester and a witch hunt led by a secret society of the straight, wealthy, white male descendants of the first New World colonizers.

  • Freaky Phyllis

    1 season

    Freaky Phyllis is a 4- part comedy web series that follows the life of an elderly widow who feels like she hasn't truly lived and begins to go out, party and date!

  • FOBia
    1 season

    FOBia

    1 season

    An Indian immigrant woman adapts to life in America with her American roommate and Indian neighbor while dealing with cultural misunderstandings and general mayhem in FOBia.

    Written and created by Priya Mohanty.
    Directed by Reshmi Hazra Rustebakke.

  • You're So Talented

    2 seasons

    You're So Talented is a series following Bea, an out of work Chicago actor, as she navigates her twenties and all of its inevitable dramas.

  • Two Queens in a Kitchen (S2 E1)

    Open TV founder and head of development Aymar Jean Christian and head of marketing Elijah McKinnon chat about the conception of Open TV, claiming space and the future of artistic incubation in the digital age while making a fresh avocado salad and witchy libations.

  • Two Queens In a Kitchen (S2 E2)

    Kristen Kaza and Coriama Couture chat about the power of pleasure and the importance of building a femme future while making banana oatmeal chocolate chip cookies and tossed chicken salad.

  • Two Queens In a Kitchen (S2 E3)

    Rashaad Hall and Nathaniel Tenenbaum chat about the keeping it real, respecting your self-worth and the importance of diversity within the arts while making overnight oats and strawberry bruschetta.

  • Two Queens In a Kitchen (S2 E4)

    Oli Rodriguez and Felicia Holman chat about how to develop transferable skills, the power of the young mind, and how queer economies impact art and culture while making a Miami salad a fresh berry and shaved coconut salad.

  • Femme Queen Chronicles

    FEMME QUEEN CHRONICLES follows four black trans women as they navigate through love, life, shade, and trade in the city of Detroit.

  • Brown Girls

    1 season

    Brown Girls is an intimate story of the friendship between two women of color. While Leila and Patricia come from completely different backgrounds, their friendship is ultimately what they lean on to get through the messiness of their mid-twenties.

  • VELVET
    1 season

    VELVET

    1 season

    When Demetra, a competitive professional, is forced to reevaluate her social life, she strikes up a friendship with Cymone, her seemingly much cooler coworker. As their worlds collide to form a brand new #squad, these five young Chicagoans begin to reevaluate their own identities as well as their...

  • United States of Aliens (U.S. Aliens)

    1 season

    An unfiltered look at the lives of 20-something "non-resident aliens” aka international post-grads Uduak and Rishita, and their failed attempts to culturally assimilate into everyday American life in Chicago, while they (legally) can.

    Created by Aalisha Sheth and Nikkita D.

  • Code-Switched

    1 season

    Code-Switched follows the interconnected lives of five South Asian-American friends trying to blaze their own trails in a world of fleeting relationships, high-expectations, and gentrified workplaces. Messy and constantly in a state of feeling “in-between,” the squad of Zara, Rahul, Priya, Joe, a...

  • The Right Swipe

    1 season

    When best friends India and Margo team up to start the Right Swipe, a business fixing men’s dating profiles, they have only three rules:

    One: They must use their powers for good. Two: They charge on a sliding scale. Three: They can’t sleep with their clients. Or date them. Or flirt with them.

    U...

  • The North Pole

    2 seasons

    Best friends Nina, Marcus, and Benny love to let anyone and everyone know that they were born and raised in North Oakland, CA - better known to locals as 'The North Pole.' As their long-time neighborhood changes into a hostile environment, the three friends fight, dream, and plot hilarious scheme...

  • F*ck Yes
    1 season

    F*ck Yes

    1 season

    F*ck Yes is a modern sex-ed series focused on improving communication (and sex) between consenting adults. In this episode, a couple negotiates a threesome.

  • SEEDS
    1 season

    SEEDS

    1 season

    Centered around the friendship of four college-aged girls, Seeds is a bold and dynamic narrative that explores the conversations between them through a hilariously authentic lens.

  • Low Strung

    1 season

    Shervin and Victoria experience a number of mini-adventures smattered with elements of the surreal, often blurring the lines themselves using mind-altering drugs. This lends a fresh, satirical, and often perplexing way for the viewer to vicariously experience tinder dates, pet ownership, Xboxs, e...

  • Kissing Walls

    2 seasons

    Kissing Walls is a romantic comedy that follows two friends as they struggle to build their careers while simultaneously navigating the ever-evolving and often complicated “new rules” of 21st century dating as queer men of color.

  • The Haven
    1 season

    The Haven

    1 season

    The under-paid staff of a domestic violence shelter grapples with the messiness of their personal lives while trying to help their clients embark on abuse-free futures. A houseful of traumatized and temporarily homeless women—each with their own specific emotional baggage—means nearly constant ch...