Hunter Parrish, Cady Huffman, WINTERTHORNE and More Among 7th Annual Indie Series Award Nominees

Hunter Parrish, Cady Huffman, WINTERTHORNE and More Among 7th Annual Indie Series Award Nominees

Nominees for the 7th Annual Indie Series Awards (ISA7) were announced this afternoon in a special episode of Serial Scoop Now. The ISAs celebrate the best in independently produced scripted entertainment created for the Web. Nominations were announced in 30 categories. Scroll down for the full list!

Winterthorne led all series with a record-tying 13 nominations, including for Best Web Series -- Drama. Fellow Best Drama nominees The Bay and EastSiders followed with 12 and 11 nominations, respectively. Arthur, The Banks and BLACK rounded out the top drama category.

Hollywood Wasteland received 11 nominations, including Best Web Series -- Comedy. It will compete for best comedy with Capitol Hill, F'd, Hunting Season, Keith Broke His Leg and These People.

In all, there are 56 Nominated Series from around the globe: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Norway and Singapore. Crystal trophies will be presented to the winners during a gala ceremony hosted by Eric Martsolf and Jen Lilley on April 6, 2016 from 8:00-11:00 p.m. (PST) at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood. The two-day celebration includes a launch party, red carpet reception, press walk, presentation ceremony and official after party.

Since 2009, the Indie Series Award has honored the most creative and progressive talent in independent web series.

The Annual Indie Series Awards is an initiative to elevate the entire indie series genre, organized by the nonprofit Indie Series Network. All proceeds from entry fees, ticket sales, program ads, etc. are reinvested in the production of the event. ISA7 is produced by New Comb Interactive (Crown Heights, Brooklyn) in cooperation with the Indie Series Network (IndieSeriesNetwork.org).


The nominees are:

Best Web Series - Drama
Arthur
The Banks
The Bay
BLACK
EastSiders
Winterthorne

Best Directing - Drama
Nick Rusconi, Arthur
Adam Kosh, The Banks
Gregori J. Martin, The Bay
Frank T. Ziede, BLACK
Jack Jewers, Night School
Sonia Blangiardo, Winterthorne

Best Writing - Drama
Chloe de Souza & Nick Rusconi, Arthur
Adam Kosh & Ariane Bessette, The Banks
Adam Henry Garcia, Conversations From the Afterlife
Kit Williamson, EastSiders
CJ Daugherty, Night School
Michael Caruso, Winterthorne

Best Lead Actor - Drama
Kristos Andrews, The Southside
Adam Henry Garcia, Conversations From the Afterlife
Van Hansis, EastSiders
Xavier Huard, The Banks
Ettore Nicoletti, Arthur
Kit Williamson, EastSiders

Best Lead Actress - Drama
Brianna Brown, EastSiders
Tamieka Chavis, Anacostia
Kate Conway, Out With Dad
Martha Madison, Winterthorne
Lilly Melgar, The Bay
Chloe Rose, Teenagers

Best Supporting Actor - Drama
Raymond Ablack, Teenagers
Johnny Alonso, Milgram and the Fastwalkers
Stephen Guarino, EastSiders
Aden Hakimi, Conversations From the Afterlife
Tristan Rogers, The Bay
Gordon Thomson, Winterthorne

Best Supporting Actress - Drama
Tia Dae, Anacostia
Victoria Guthrie, Milgram and the Fastwalkers
Jodie Hirst, Night School
Allyson Pratt, Teenagers
Miriam Pultro, Conversations From the Afterlife
Karrueche Tran, The Bay

Best Guest Actor - Drama
Willam Belli, EastSiders
Richard Beaumont, Shades of Bad
Jean-Jacques Javier, Wasted
John-Paul Lavoisier, Winterthorne
Eric Martsolf, The Bay
Kevin Spirtas, Winterthorne

Best Guest Actress - Drama
Kathleen Gati, Winterthorne
Linda Gray, Winterthorne
Elizabeth Hubbard, Anacostia
Patsy Pease, The Bay
Kym Whitley, The Bay
Constance Wu, EastSiders

Best Ensemble
Anacostia
The Bay
Chancers
EastSiders
Teenagers
Winterthorne

Best Web Series - Comedy
Capitol Hill
F'd
Hollywood Wasteland
Hunting Season
Keith Broke His Leg
These People

Best Directing - Comedy
Behn Fannin, F'd
Matt Newcomb & Caley Bisson, Hollywood Wasteland
Keith Powell, Keith Broke His Leg
Julian Stamboulieh, LARPs
Sebastian La Cause, Life's a Drag
Aleksander L. Nordaas, Made in Mosjøen

Best Writing - Comedy
Ryan Gowland, F'd
Erika Robel, Fully Engaged
Jon Marcus, Hunting Season
Keith Powell, Keith Broke His Leg
Mai Spurlock, Livin' The Dream
Zac Hug & Jim Rash, These People

Best Lead Actor - Comedy
Ben Baur, Hunting Season
Willie Garson, Whole Day Down
Jeremy Glazer, These People
Ron Hanks, Golden California
Keith Powell, Keith Broke His Leg
Ian Verdun, Life's a Drag

Best Lead Actress - Comedy
Melissa Archer, Viral
Laura Campbell, Livin' The Dream
Claire Downs, These People
Crista Flanagan, Club 5150
Jill Knox, Keith Broke His Leg
Amber Nash, Hart of America

Best Supporting Actor - Comedy
Barry Brisco, Viral
Christopher Chwee, Rare Birds of Fashion
James "Prince" Coley, The Beat & Path: Walk of Shame
John Cramer, He's With Me
Brennan Murray, The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy
David Starzyk, Cam Girls

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