Indie Series Awards Features Gay Web Series from WEHOville’s GTV List

5th Annual Indie Series Awards

The 5th Annual Indie Series Awards, which celebrates the best in independently produced and scripted entertainment created for the web, includes eight LGBT series on WEHOville’s gTV list of “must see” gay web series along with two others.

The Indie Series Awards ceremony, known as the Indie Soap Awards from 2009 to 2013, will for the first time be staged in Los Angeles rather than New York City. It will be at the El Portal Theatre this coming Wednesday, with the doors opening at 8 p.m. Tickets, $49 and $59, are available online or by calling the El Portal directly at (818) 508-4200.

Here are what we consider the gay web series and their award nominations, with the total number of nominations noted in parentheses:

Hustling (9)

hustling

Best Web Series – Drama
Best Writing – Drama
Best Lead Actor – Drama
Best Lead Actress – Drama
Best Supporting Actor – Drama (2 noms)
Best Supporting Actress – Drama
Best Guest Star – Drama
Best Soundtrack

 

Out with Dad (8)

Out With Dad

Best Web Series – Drama
Best Directing – Drama
Best Lead Actress – Drama
Best Supporting Actor – Drama
Best Supporting Actress – Drama (2 noms)
Best Special Effects
Best Soundtrack

 

Eastsiders (6)

Eastsiders

Best Directing – Drama
Best Lead Actor – Drama
Best Supporting Actor – Drama
Best Supporting Actress – Drama
Best Guest Star – Drama
Best Ensemble – Drama

 

 

Bloomers (6)

Bloomers

Best Directing – Comedy
Best Supporting Actress – Comedy
Best Guest Star – Comedy
Best Ensemble – Comedy
Best Makeup
Best Soundtrack

 

 

Husbands (6)

Husbands Web Series

Best Web Series – Comedy
Best Directing – Comedy
Best Writing – Comedy
Best Lead Actor – Comedy
Best Guest Star – Comedy
Best Editing

 

 

He’s With Me (2)

He's With Me: Martin and Ted at a Bar

Best Supporting Actor – Comedy
Best Supporting Actress – Comedy

 

 

 

 

Wallflowers (2)

wallflowers

Best Supporting Actor – Comedy
Best Ensemble – Comedy

 

 

 

 

Gay Nerds (1)

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Best Production Design

 

 

 

 

 
Other “gay” web series not on our list yet (but we’re excited to start watching these!) that got major nominations include:

 

Wrecked (7)

Wrecked web series

Best Web Series – Comedy
Best Writing – Comedy
Best Lead Actress – Comedy
Best Supporting Actor – Comedy
Best Supporting Actress – Comedy
Best Cinematograhpy
Best Editing

 

Twenty Five (4)

Twenty Five web series

Best Web Series – Comedy
Best Lead Actor – Comedy (Brennan Caldwell, for his portrayal of gay main character, Jimmy)
Best Lead Actress – Comedy
Best Supporting Actress – Comedy

 

 

For the full list of nominations, click here.

Judges include:

  • Colleen Broomall, the editor-in-chief of Popstar! magazine, who still acts occasionally, most recently appearing in The Winning Season with Rooney Mara and Sam Rockwell.
  • Michele Kanan, creator of Flip Creative, a film and television production company. She co-hosts the internet radio show, Kanan’s Rules, every Wednesday with her husband, actor Sean Kanan.
  • Christine Lakin, who made her film debut at age 11 in TNT’s The Rose and The Jackal. Lakin voices multiple roles on FOX’s Family Guy, most notably as news anchor “Joyce Kinney.” She will be appearing in the upcoming zombie comedy web series Acting Dead.
  • Scott McKinsey, winner of several coveted directorial awards from the DGA and Daytime Emmys, who made his New Media directorial debut as part of the Miss Behave team, earning an Indie Series Award nomination. He is the winner of six Daytime Emmy awards for Directing, two DGA awards for Directing, two Daytime Emmy awards for Editing, plus numerous nominations from both organizations.
  • Jamie Snow, of Bullock & Snow Casting, partner to Krisha Bullock, has cast television series such as Nickelodeon’s iCarly, Victorious, and currently the newest series for Nickelodeon, Sam & Cat. She has also cast the pilots The Mayor of Mars (aka Henry Danger), Gibby, as well as independent features including By God’s Grace which is scheduled for a holiday 2014 release.
  • Anthony Turk, a Hollywood publicist responsible for the public images of many talented television and film personalities including Justin Chon (Revenge of the Green Dragons, 21 & Over), Sharna Burgess (Dancing With The Stars), Ed Begley, Jr. (Family Tree), Sean Kanan (General Hospital), Eugenia Kuzmina (Fading Gigolo, Fury) and Eva La Rue (CSI:Miami). His brands include Whitening Lightning, Nature’s Flavors and Keeki Pure & Simple.

Tell us who you think should win in the comments below!