Ren: The Girl with the Mark is a perfect example of just how successful an independently funded and produced web series can be. Now, we do not usually feature Kickstarter projects on Red Shark, but we have covered the Ren web series before and we were blown away by what the programme makers managed to achieve with the resources at hand. Produced and filmed in Cambridgeshire, UK, Ren is a short-form fantasy-adventure series about a young woman marked by an ancient spirit.
It the brainchild of Kate Madison, also known for her phenomenally popular Lord of the Rings fan film Born of Hope. International festival juries also responded well to the show first season resulting in a total of 14 awards. Madison originally cast a talented but unknown actor named Sophie Skelton as the titular….