Shankaboot – The first web-series in the Arab World to take on the Internet

04May10

The first web-series in the Arab World, “Shankaboot” meets the daily life a young delivery boy in Beyrouth, called Sleimane.

Accessible over the internet since March 12, the series tries to blend Turkish and American productions.

From Algeria to Syria, this episode may be the buzz of the internet tomorrow. Tested secretly since March 12th, “Shankaboot” is the first web series in the Arab world, maybe be considered a little success on the internet. Less than two months after the debut, the 11 episodes of season one, which last 4 to 5 minutes each, were viewed more than 24 000 times on YouTube. The site www.shankaboot.com by itself has received 30 000 views so far.