Snapchat is coming to the web series scene with their Original Web Series called Snap Originals. The service will launch in a few months. Snapchat has struck partnerships with Hollywood production companies and writers. The various web series that are in the works are Growing Up is a Drag, Endless Summer, The Deadgirls Detective Agency, Class of Lies, so on and so forth. The service will further comprise of animation series, romance series, and YA drama series.
Class of Lies is a mystery thriller. Endless Summer could be a romantic drama. The Dead Girls Detective Agency hints at being a horror-black-comedy. According to Snapchat, the series will have short episodes – even as short as five minutes. The episodes will have six seconds of unskippable advertising.
Some Indian content creators have already tried to create text stories with very short content. Most of the content creators have gone the horror and the erotic way. It remains to seen how this platform will work for the Young Adult and Mystery genres.