Web Series Awards
Unfortunately, to be considered for these awards you have to pay a ton (about $125-$300 depending on the deadline and the awards) . Not exactly democratic. Winning certainly does seem to boost your views though… something to consider.
The IAWTV Awards (formerly much better-ly named The Streamys)
WHEN: February (upcoming: Feb 17, 2013)
DEADLINE: Friday, November 2, 2012
WHERE: Los Angeles (This year at the palladium)
COST: Per show: First category = $125.00
- Each additional category = $50.00
- Seven or more categories = $400.00 flat fee
ABOUT: The Streamys were created by Executive Producers Drew Baldwin and Joshua Cohen of Tubefilter They were first held in 2009 and have been presented annually ever since to recognize what they see as the ‘top tier’ in new media talent in over 30 categories, including two audience choice awards determined by fan voting. Winners are chosen by the Streamy Awards Blue Ribbon Panel, a worldwide, invitation-only organization of content creators, performers, executives and journalists.
The Webby Awards
WHEN: April, 2013
DEADLINE: By Oct 26th 2012 for early bird price
WHERE: New York City
COST:$125-$195 for a web series or online video
ABOUT: Founded in 1996 (ie: the dark ages), the Webby Awards is the oldest web award and was once known as the “Oscar of the Internet”. They are presented annually in NYC by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Their categories include websites, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile.They now have best writing, comedy, and drama categories which include web series. They are famous for limiting recipients to five-word speeches.