International Academy of Web Television Announces Nominees for the Inaugural IAWTV Awards

2012 International CES

LOS ANGELES--()--Nominees for the Inaugural IAWTV Awards were announced live today in Los Angeles by the International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV). The winners will be honored Thursday, January 12, 2012 at a live ceremony at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas during the prestigious International CES.

“Web television is one of the fastest-growing and most influential forms of digital media, with its worldwide audience increasing exponentially,” said Paul Kontonis, Chairman of the Board of Directors for IAWTV, and Vice President/Group Director of Brand Content at Digitas. “The IAWTV Awards honors the best in original web television and series programming as selected by the content creators, distributors, producers, talent and platforms that are defining this industry every day.”

Inaugural IAWTV Awards Nominees

Best Comedy Web Series

Best Drama Web Series

Best Hosted Taped Web Series

Best Hosted Live Web Series

Best Animated Web Series

Best Documentary Web Series

Best Variety Web Series

Best News Web Series

Best Educational Web Series

Best Writing (Comedy)

Best Writing (Drama)

Best Writing (Non-Fiction)

Best Directing (Comedy)

Best Directing (Drama)

Best Directing (Non-Fiction)

Best Female Performance (Comedy)

Best Female Performance (Drama)

Best Male Performance (Comedy)

Best Male Performance (Drama)

Best Host (Taped)

Best Host (Live)

Best Cinematography

Best Design

Best Costume Design

Best Makeup/Special Effects

Best Visual Effects

Best Editing

Best Original Music

Best Supplemental Content

Best Interactive/Social Media Experience

  • CliffsNotes Films
  • Kids React
  • RCVR/Web Series
  • Stupid For Movies
  • What's Trending with Shira Lazar

Best Web Site Design

Best Distribution Platform

Nominees for the Inaugural IAWTV Awards were chosen by majority vote of the active voting membership of the IAWTV from over 350 officially submitted web series. Only episodes of a web series as defined by the IAWTV that were released during the period of January 1, 2010 through October 31, 2011 were considered for nomination in the Inaugural IAWTV Awards and only so long as at least two or more episodes of the web series were released within the eligibility period.

About the IAWTV Awards

The IAWTV Awards is an official web television industry awards show established for content creators, by content creators. The event serves as a platform for members of the IAWTV to honor the best of their profession, while networking among industry luminaries and supporting the IAWTV. Proceeds raised from the show are used for the betterment of the community by providing more member resources as well as professional development and education for professionals working in web television. For more information, please visit http://iawtv.org/awards/ or follow us on twitter at @iawtvawards.

About The International Academy of Web Television

The International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) is a nonprofit organization comprised of leaders in the field of Web television, Web video and the digital entertainment industries. Founded in 2009, the IAWTV is helping to shape the rapidly evolving Web television industry while providing a venue for the acknowledgement of artistic and technological achievement in original entertainment distributed on the open Internet. IAWTV members include actors, agents, composers, content developers, directors, editors, producers, technology innovators, writers, and other industry professionals all of whom joined the organization based on their passion and dedication to advance the craft of Web television. For more information, please visit www.iawtv.org or follow us on twitter @iawtv.

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Contacts

The Honig Company, LLC.
Steve Honig
818-986-4300
press@honigcompany.com