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About the Web Series

The Web Series plot-wise is split between two different story parts.

Part 1

Part 1 consists of Webisode 1, Webisode 2, Webisode 3, and Webisode 4. These four webisodes were re-written to become the TV Series two-hour pilot episode. This pilot was originally premiered as a single episode in the United States; later split into 2 episodes. Webisode 1 and Webisode 2 became Episode 1x01 - "Sanctuary for All, Part I", while Webisode 3 and Webisode 4 became Episode 1x02 - "Sanctuary for All, Part II".

Synopsis

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Part 2

Part 2 consists of Webisode 5, Webisode 6, Webisode 7, and Webisode 8. These four webisodes were re-written to become the singular Episode 1x03 - "Fata Morgana".

Synopsis

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Cast

Amanda Tapping Robin Dunne Emilie Ullerup Christopher Heyerdahl

Webisodes

  Webisode 1 May 13th, 2007 0x01
David Hewlett as Larry Tolson
Runtime: 00:17:06 (hh:mm:ss)
Story By: Damian Kindler & Martin Wood
Teleplay By: Damian Kindler
Directed By: Martin Wood
While tracking a young boy with dangerous powers, Dr. Helen Magnus (AMANDA TAPPING) encounters Dr. Will Zimmerman (ROBIN DUNNE), a psychiatric resident who may have what it takes to become her new protege.


  Webisode 2 May 28th, 2007 0x02
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Runtime: 00:16:28 (hh:mm:ss)
Story By: Damian Kindler & Martin Wood
Teleplay By: Damian Kindler
Directed By: Martin Wood
Dr. Will Zimmerman is drawn further into Dr. Helen Magnus' mysterious world and finds himself confronting his oldest fear. Elsewhere, forces converge on the target of their hunt - including someone from Magnus' distant past.


  Webisode 3 June 9th, 2007 0x03
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Runtime: 00:18:08 (hh:mm:ss)
Story By: Damian Kindler & Martin Wood
Teleplay By: Damian Kindler
Directed By: Martin Wood
The origins of the mysterious mutant boy are revealed, as is the relationship between Dr. Helen Magnus and her old flame, John Druitt (CHRISTOPHER HEYERDAHL). Meanwhile Ashley Magnus (EMILIE ULLERUP) seeks out Ernie Watts (PETER DELUISE) a weapons dealer and fellow monster hunter - only to find herself in mortal danger.


  Webisode 4 June 23rd, 2007 0x04
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Runtime: 00:17:27 (hh:mm:ss)
Story By: Damian Kindler & Martin Wood
Teleplay By: Damian Kindler
Directed By: Martin Wood
Dr. Helen Magnus and Dr. Will Zimmerman confront John Druitt with deadly results for a member of the Sanctuary team. Ultimately, Will is forced to choose between his old life and the strange world of Dr. Helen Magnus!


  Webisode 5 July 14th, 2007 0x05
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Runtime: 00:17:06 (hh:mm:ss)
Story By: Damian Kindler & Martin Wood
Teleplay By: Damian Kindler
Directed By: Martin Wood
While investigating an ancient crypt on a remote island, Dr. Helen Magnus and her team encounter deadly creatures and three women with a mysterious past. Ashley Magnus decides to address the issues of her father's existence head-on.


  Webisode 6 July 28th, 2007 0x06
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Runtime: 00:16:28 (hh:mm:ss)
Story By: Damian Kindler & Martin Wood
Teleplay By: Damian Kindler
Directed By: Martin Wood
The investigation into the three women found in the crypt continues, confirming Dr. Helen Magnus' theory that they are much more than they appear. Ashley Magnus' hunt for contraband creatures yields mixed results.


  Webisode 7 August 15th, 2007 0x07
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Runtime: 00:18:08 (hh:mm:ss)
Story By: Damian Kindler & Martin Wood
Teleplay By: Damian Kindler
Directed By: Martin Wood
Dr. Will Zimmerman falls victim to the three women's growing powers, while Dr. Helen Magnus seeks proof of their true identities via a former resident of the Sanctuary. Ashley Magnus' luck in her monster hunt begins to run out...


  Webisode 8 August 30th, 2007 0x08
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Runtime: 00:11:36 (hh:mm:ss)
Story By: Damian Kindler & Martin Wood
Teleplay By: Damian Kindler
Directed By: Martin Wood
Dr. Helen Magnus, Dr. Will Zimmerman and Bigfoot defend the Sanctuary against a deadly assault, while Ashley Magnus struggles to survive her encounter with a nearly unbeatable foe. Cliffhanger ending


Notes

The series in stats and facts [1]

Sanctuary by numbers:

  • 3.7 million: downloads and views across the Internet that Sanctuary received within the first six months of being on the web (as webisodes).

Firsts:

  • It’s the first web series to become a full-season television series.

Awards:
As a webisode series, Sanctuary won:
• Guinness World Record: Highest Budget for a Direct-to-Web Broadcast.
• 2007 Vancouver International Digital Festival award: Best Digital Visual Effects.
• SyfyPortal.com award: Best Web Production.
• 2007 TV Guide Online Awards: Best Original Web Drama Series.

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References

  • Source: The Official Sanctuary Website (2007)