Saturday, March 28, 2015

POLL: Web Series of the Week (March 21-27, 2015)


In the last ISN Web Series of the Week poll, Redheads Anonymous was voted favorite indie series for the week. It's now time to catch up on all the new episodes and vote for your favorite series in this week's poll.

You can also cast a vote for your favorite actor, actress and web series couple/duo. Voting ends Tuesday, March 31 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day).



Web series that aired one or more new episodes from March 14-20, 2015 are eligible. If an indie series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in your choice.

Watch this week's indie series below:
- BoysTown Season 2 Episode 1 (season premiere)
- Flies on the Wall Episode 1 (series premiere)
- Hold For Release Episode 7 "Sunroom" (season finale)
- How I Seize It Episode 157 "19 Kids & Counting"
- LARPs: The Series Episode 10 "Broken"
- Milkshake Episode 7 "Everyone Loses"
- The Mother Load Episode 6 "Uptight"
- Neutral Grounds Season 2 Episode 3
- One Moment Episode 4
- Raymond & Lane Season 2 Episode 5 "Drug Dealing for Dummies"
- Roomies Episode 7 "Destroy To Create (Part 2)"
- State of Disgrace Episode 3
- Stressed at a Desk "Would Redbox Solve Illegal Immigration?"
- This Is Art Episode 7 "An Actor Prepares"
- Trianlge Episode 17 "Soulless Devil"
- Web Series Episode 2 "The Crew"
- Youthful Daze Season 3 Episode 26 "Hello and Goodbye"

6th Annual Indie Series Awards (#ISA6):
* The nominees were revealed on February 4. This year's ceremony is returning to the historic El Portal Theatre on Wednesday, April 1, hosted by Days of our Lives Emmy winner Eric Martsolf.

* Tickets are on sale through the El Portal Theatre box office (call 818.508.4200 or 866-811-4111 to avoid the online service charge).

Friday, March 27, 2015

6th Annual Indie Series Awards All-Star Lineup

The 6th Annual Indie Series Awards ceremony will be held on April 1 at the historic El Portal Theatre in North Hollyood, streamed live by WebVee Guide in partnership with HLG Studios, at 8 p.m. PT/11 p.m. ET. Emmy winning actor and entertainer Eric Martsolf (Days of our Lives) will host.

Host & Team

Presenters include Anthony Anderson (Anacostia), Ryan Bartley (L.A. Macabre), Brian Beacock (Acting Dead), Tiffany Berube (The Tiffany and Erin Show), Sarah Brown (Beacon Hill), Michael Caruso (DeVanity), Jillian Clare (Acting Dead), Erin Coleman (The Tiffany and Erin Show), Richard Cutting (Milgram and the Fastwalkers, DeVanity), Patrika Darbo (The Bay), Mike Donis (Pete Winning and the Pirates), Ashli Dowling (We Are Angels), Megan Duffy (Dating Pains), Julie Ann Emery (Better Call Saul), Andrea Evans (DeVanity), Jackie Geary (Jon and Jen are Married), Andrew Glaszek (Hustling), Burt Grinstead (Burt Paxton), Richard Hatch (Pairings), Becky Kramer (Jewvangelist), Sebastian La Cause (Hustling), Jen Lilley (Youthful Daze), Martha Madison (Winterthorne, The Bay), Sam McMurray (Cristela), Lilly Melgar (The Bay), Mhairi Morrison (Feathers and Toast), Troy Mundle (Single & Dating in Vancouver), Minae Noji (Love Midori), Susan Louise O'Connor (Wallflowers), Alexandra Paul (Mentor), Alisha Spielmann (Producing Juliet), Jason Stuart (Mentor), Annette Toutonghi (Capitol Hill), Alex Trugman (Jewvangelist), Susannah Wells (Thurston), Garry Westcott (Thurston), Corsica Wilson (L.A. Macabre) and Colleen Zenk (Thurston).

Presenters

Tickets are on sale through the El Portal Theatre box office (call 818.508.4200 or 866-811-4111 to avoid the online service charge).

Click here for a complete list of nominees.

RESULTS: Web Series of the Week Poll (March 14-20, 2015)

Redheads Anonymous was voted favorite web series of the week.
The results are in from the Indie Series Network's Web Series of the Week poll for March 14-20, 2015.

Redheads Anonymous was voted favorite web series for the week. The season finale of D.C. Yuppies was second, followed by the the latest episodes of Raymond & Lane, The Mother Load and Hold For Release.

The acting favorites were Redheads Anonymous' Ethan Slater and Raymond & Lane's Heather Matarazzo, and the favorite couple/duo was Raymond & Lane from Raymond & Lane.

Check out the complete results below including the Favorite Actor, Actress and Couple/Duo of the Week:

RANKSHOWLAST WEEKTOP 3
1Redheads Anonymous11
2D.C. Yuppies27
3Raymond & Lane42
4The Mother Load110
5Hold For Release31
6LARPs: The Series51
7Roomies-0
8Burt Paxton-0
9Real Adult Feelings-0
10Deuce Police-0
11Neutral Grounds-0
12Quirk Me Over-0
13Web Series-0
14Ice-0
15Coming Home-0
16Stressed at a Desk-0
17How I Seize It90
18BoysTown80
19Becky & Barry70

Watch the Top 3 series and see the rest of the poll results below:

Monday, March 23, 2015

Tony Winner Roger Bart to Host the 2015 IAWTV Awards

Roger Bart
Tony and SAG Award winner Roger Bart will stride onto the stage of the Paradise Event Center at the Westgate Hotel this April to host the IAWTV Awards.

"When we spoke to Roger, his enthusiasm for the web space and our community convinced us that not only will he make a fantastic host, but he will inspire us to keep creating," Executive Director of the Awards, Jonathan Robbins conveys.

A gifted actor, Bart was last seen on Broadway as Dr. Frederick Frankenstein in the musical "Young Frankenstein." He also originated the role of Carmen Ghia in "The Producers" and revived the role of Snoopy in "You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown."

Bart recently completed the independent film, Trumbo, starring opposite Bryan Cranston and John Goodman and directed by Jay Roach . Bart’s film credits include Last Vegas, Law Abiding Citizen, Harold & Kumar 2, American Gangster, and The Stepford Wives. Bart currently recurs on the television series, Revenge and Episodes, and in the past starred in Desperate Housewives and How I Met Your Mother.

Allan Brocka Signs on to Direct Upcoming ‘People you Know' Episodes

Allan Brocka
Orchard Winfield Productions is thrilled to announce that Q. Allan Brocka has signed on to direct Season One, Part Two of the new gay dramedy People you Know. Created by Baltimore Russell and John Dylan DeLaTorre, People you Know is a provocative series where the seven deadly sins corrupt a group of thirty-something urbanites, threatening their chance for happiness and love, as they strive to achieve their dreams while surviving the drama. At every turn, these friends get pushed to the limit and run the risk of losing all they hold dear.

Allan Brocka is best known as the creator of the award winning stop-motion animated series Rick &amp: Steve The Happiest Gay Couple In All The World which aired two seasons on MTV's Logo Network and in 20 other countries. He is also the writer and director of the award-winning feature films Boy Culture and Eating Out. Allan brings a deft directorial style that allows him to play with the prime-time elements of the series.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

POLL: Web Series of the Week (March 14-20, 2015)


In the last ISN Web Series of the Week poll, D.C. Yuppies was voted favorite indie series for the week. It's now time to catch up on all the new episodes and vote for your favorite series in this week's poll.

You can also cast a vote for your favorite actor, actress and web series couple/duo. Voting ends Tuesday, March 24 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day).



Web series that aired one or more new episodes from March 14-20, 2015 are eligible. If an indie series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in your choice.

Watch this week's indie series below:
- Becky & Barry Season 3 Episode 9 "Meet Eddie Part 2"
- BoysTown Episodes 8 & 9
- Burt Paxton Episode 7 "Burt Paxton and The Missing Sapphire"
- Coming Home Episode 6 "21 Questions"
- D.C. Yuppies Episode 8 "The Plot Thickens" (season finale)
- Deuce Police Episodes 1 (series premiere) "Disturbing The Deuce", 2 "Chitlins of the Corn" & 3 "The Summer of Toucan Sam"
- Hold For Release Episode 6 "Hype Man"
- How I Seize It Episode 156 "Corporal Punishment"
- Ice Episode 1 (series premiere)
- LARPs: The Series Episode 9 "Encounter"
- The Mother Load Episode 5 "Other People's Kids"
- Neutral Grounds Season 2 Episode 2
- Quirk Me Over "The First Show"
- Raymond & Lane Season 2 Episode 4 "Climb Every Mountain"
- Real Adult Feelings Season 3 Episode 5 "Series Finale" (series finale)
- Redheads Anonymous Episode 1 "The Redhead Scholarship" (series premiere)
- Roomies Episode 6 "Destroy To Create"
- Stressed at a Desk "Will The President Ever Meet Faith?" & "Will A Time Machine Solve Poverty?"
- Web Series Episode 2 "The Money"

6th Annual Indie Series Awards (#ISA6):
* The nominees were revealed on February 4. This year's ceremony is returning to the historic El Portal Theatre on Wednesday, April 1, hosted by Days of our Lives Emmy winner Eric Martsolf.

* Tickets are on sale through the El Portal Theatre box office (call 818.508.4200 or 866-811-4111 to avoid the online service charge).