Stephanie Piche, MMTVN’s Executive Producer, to Speak at LAWebFest

Online media and interactive web TV network company, Mingle Media TV Network (MMTVN)  announced that CEO and Executive Producer, Stephanie Piche, will be speaking at the upcoming LAWEBFEST held on April 6-8, 2012 at The Radisson Hotel, in Los Angeles, California.

Los Angeles Web Festival (LAWEBFEST) was created in 2010 by veteran Emmy-winning tv producer and NAACP Award-winning playwright Michael Ajakwe, Jr. LAWEBFEST is America’s first all-web series festival honoring independent filmmakers and celebrating web shows while bringing creators, producers, directors, actors and technicians together under one roof, in community, to network and exchange information with workshops and panels. This is the third year for the festival and they received an overwhelming 300 submissions this year and have moved the festival to the Radisson for better screening facilities and to accommodate the large crowds attending. In 2011, LAWEBFEST also partnered with Marseille Webfest, Europe’s first all-web series festival making them a powerhouse in web series world. Find out more www.LAWEBFEST.com or www.Facebook.com/LAWEBFEST.

Ms. Piche will be a panelist on Friday night and will be a moderator on Sunday afternoon.

Friday 8:15pm: PANEL – THE GLOBAL INFLUENCE OF THE WEB SERIES (SAN JOSE ROOM/2ND FLOOR)

  • Jean Michel Albert, founder, president – Marseille Webfest  (Marseille, France)
  • Frederic Josue, Director of Marketing – Havas Media (France)
  • Stephane Rizzo, producer, cultural minister – Office of The Mayor (Marseille, France)
  • Rich Mbariket, founder, publisher – Web Series Network & Magazine (Los Angeles, California)
  • Stephanie Piche, founder, owner – Mingle Media Network TV  (Los Angeles, California)
  • Steiner Ellingsen, journalist, producer – “The Inland Sea” (Norway)
  • Torin Stefanson, Teri Armitage, creators-producers, “My Lupine Life” (Canada)
  • Nelson Leis, producer, star “The Jim” (Canada)

Moderator:  Katie Fong-Yoneda, Studio Executive/Author, “The Script Selling Game, Vols. I & II

Sunday 12:00pm: PANEL – HOW WE MADE OUR NON-FICTION WEB SERIES WORK FOR US (SAN JOSE/2ND FL)

  • Nathan Fluellen, creator-host, “World Wide Nate” (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Michelle Locadoux, creator-producer-Host, “20 Dollar New York” (New York, New York)
  • Mary Bell Austin, creator-Host, “Bite-Size Green” (Redwood City, California)
  • Amber Price, creator-producer-host, “Let’s Talk About Sex”  (Studio City, California)
  • Joy Jones & Bonita Bolden, creators-producers, “Meat the Vegans” (Washington D.C.)
  • Matt & Aimee Chapman, creators-producers, “Growing Up Guide Pup” (San Francisco,  California)

Moderator: Stephanie Piche, CEO Mingle Media TV

The Complete Workshop and Panel List for LAWEBFEST 2012 can be found here on Facebook

About Mingle Media TV Network
MMTVN is an online media and interactive web TV network that executive produces, curates, and broadcasts 100 weekly web series shows along with entertainment industry event coverage. Our video coverage, web series and live broadcasts are promoted via Twitter, blog posts, Facebook and other popular social networks; in addition to airing live on the iPhone, Blackberry, and Android platforms and syndicated through Blip.TV and over 15 syndication sites including AOL Video, YouTube, Samsung, Vizio, MeeFeedia, Blinkx, Daily Motion, Boxee, Roku and as an iTunes podcast. Our audience reach online is over 250,000 weekly views of our video coverage, web series and live broadcasts and are currently in the top 20,000 websites in the US. MMTVN’s live web TV shows feature lifestyle subject matter experts and social media content providers from celebrities, authors to bloggers including executive producing two shows with Emmy award winners. MMTVN has expanded its curation of web series with a growing number of independently produced shows from science fiction to drama, action to teen soaps now playing on the network. In addition to curating produced webseries, MMTVN is promoting and securing sponsors for INDIE creators. MMTVN also covers Hollywood celebrity and charity events from the red carpet and behind the scenes. MMTVN has covered the Oscars on the Red Carpet along with Golden Globes, IPTVFest, HollyShorts, LA Shorts Fest, AOF Fest, Daytime Emmys, Saturn Awards, Streamy Awards, People’s Choice, NAACP, SAG , plus numerous Web Series Premieres and A-list Celebrity Fundraisers. Mingle Media TV is also sponsoring the Audience Choice Category in the New Media Film Festival for Web Series Creators. For more information, please visit http://www.minglemediatvnetwork.com.

Red Carpet Coverage of International Academy of Web Television’s #IAWTVAwards at #CES2012

You can see all 58 video interviews on our playlist at our YouTube Channel by clicking here.

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Greg Aronowitz 0046Greg Aronowitz 0047Joost van Starrenburg 0049Paula Rhodes & Rudy Jahchan 0053Rudy Jahchan 0059Rudy Jahchan 0060
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Via Flickr:
Mingle Media TV and host Misty Kingma were in Vegas at CES 2012 and covered the inaugural IAWTV Awards. The International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) Awards is the first award show within the Web television industry to be presented by content creators, for content creators. From studio content producers to YouTube celebrities, those successfully creating entertainment for digital platforms were celebrated via 33 categories honoring web series and online talent, in front of the camera and behind the scenes.

For more information about the IAWTV Awards visit their website at iawtvawards.org.
For more coverage of this event and others, watch our video interviews from the Red Carpet and follow us on Twitter and Facebook here:
http://www.minglemediatv.com/redcarpetreport.html
http://www.facebook.com/minglemediatvnetwork
http://www.twitter.com/minglemediatv

Congrats to the Winners – most importantly to all of the Nominees

Kristyn Burtt and Sandra Payne, The Web.Files

Kristyn Burtt and Sandra Payne, The Web.Files

Kristyn Burtt, The Web.Files with Publicist, Melanie Marquez, M4PR

Kristyn Burtt, The Web.Files with Publicist, Melanie Marquez, M4PR

Congratulations to the Winners at the Inaugural IAWTV Awards Plus Red Carpet Coverage from CES 2012 Las Vegas

Photos from the IAWTV Awards

- see more on our Flickr page and check out our YouTube Channel for video interviews.

Dad Labs 0008Tech News Today 0010Tech News Today 0012The Fine Brothers 0018The Fine Brothers 0020The Fine Brothers 0024
Paula Rhodes 0026Rob Gokee (absent from photo) 0032Not Rob Gokee 0034Tony Valenzuela 0036Tony Valenzuela 0042Tony Valenzuela 0043
Greg Aronowitz 0046Greg Aronowitz 0047Joost van Starrenburg 0049Paula Rhodes & Rudy Jahchan 0053Rudy Jahchan 0059Rudy Jahchan 0060
Delicia Fey 0061Paula Rhodes & Felicia Day 0062Pula Rhodes & Felicia Day 0067Felicia Day 0068Felicia Day 0071Felicia Day 0073

Mingle Media TV and host Misty Kingma were in Vegas at CES 2012 and covered the inaugural IAWTV Awards. The International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) Awards is the first award show within the Web television industry to be presented by content creators, for content creators. From studio content producers to YouTube celebrities, those successfully creating entertainment for digital platforms were celebrated via 33 categories honoring web series and online talent, in front of the camera and behind the scenes.

For more information about the IAWTV Awards visit their website at iawtvawards.org.

For more coverage of this event and others from Mingle Media TV watch our video interviews from the Red Carpet and follow us on Twitter and Facebook here:
www.minglemediatv.com/redcarpetreport.html
www.facebook.com/minglemediatvnetwork
www.twitter.com/minglemediatv

IAWTV Award Winners – 2012

Mingle Media TV would like to congratulate the winners of the inaugural IAWTV Awards – especially to Kristyn Burtt who works with us as an entertainment reporter. We’d also like to congratulate the Indie Intertube team for their IAWTV nominations in the live streaming category – you’ll win it next year!

Kristyn Burtt and Sandra Payne, The Web.Files

Kristyn Burtt and Sandra Payne, The Web.Files

Kristyn Burtt, The Web.Files with Publicist, Melanie Marquez, M4PR

Kristyn Burtt, The Web.Files with Publicist, Melanie Marquez, M4PR

Mingle Media TV Sponsors 2nd “Audience Choice” Category at Upcoming 3rd New Media Film Festival

MMTVN expands Audience Choice category sponsorship in the New Media Film Festival 2012, for web series, live stream, and trailers. Online voting by fans will create additional buzz to support new media filmmakers and independent content creators.

Online media and live web TV network company; Mingle Media.TV announced today that they will be expanding the categories that they sponsor for the “Audience Choice” category in the New Media Film Festival. The new categories “trailers” and “live stream web shows” will join the “web series” category and will benefit from online promotion, visibility to distributors, prizes totally over $5,000 as well as the opportunity to have their project selected to screen at the 2012 New Media Film Festival.

The New Media Film Festival brings together Industry Professionals and Content Creators across Film, TV, Games, Publishing, Mobile, Web, and Tech. The two-day event features the Best of New Media and includes Short Films, Mobile, Games, Web, iApps, Animation, Music Videos, Digital Comics, Web Series, Live Stream, Technology Platforms, and New Film Technologies. Screenings include Sundance, Cannes, and World Premieres as well as the best talent working in new media.

“We’re excited to support the New Media Film Festival by sponsoring the “Audience Choice” category for these three areas of growth.” Said Stephanie Piche, Executive Producer, Mingle Media TV. “With more and more independent digital film makers creating projects, we wanted to showcase their work through the online voting to help them gain exposure and find new fans.”

Call for Entries: New Media Film Festival
The New Media Film Festival is now accepting entries for the June 2012 Festival including the Mingle Media TV “Audience Choice” sponsorship.

The “Audience Choice” categories invite web series and LIVE stream video creators who have three or more episodes, less than 60 minutes in length to submit their project in the following unscripted and scripted genres: Action/Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Horror, Music/Performing Arts, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Special Interest, Sport/Fitness, and War. Filmmakers can also submit a pilot or trailer that is under 3 minutes in length to the competition. The audience gets to vote online for their favorite submissions in two rounds of voting before the winners are selected. The Grand Prize winners will be announced at the New Media Film Festival in Los Angeles, 2012. For more details, please visit: http://www.minglemediatv.com/NMFFAudienceChoice.html.

Mingle Media TV currently broadcasts over 100 live and episodic web TV interactive programs each week. MMTVN has produced over 6,000 hours of live stream interactive talk shows where audience members can interact with hosts and viewers online or via mobile devices. Show sponsors and advertisers benefit from an integrated ad approach, where the hosts talk about products, which later become meta-tagged content on the Internet within social networks as part of their sponsorship.

About New Media Film Festival
The New Media Film Festival brings together Industry Professionals and Content Creators across Film, TV, Games, Publishing, Mobile, Web and Tech. Founded by Independent Filmmaker, Susan Johnston and launching in Los Angeles, June 2010, the three-day event features the Best of New Media and includes Short Film, Mobile, Games, Web, iApps, Animation, Technology Platforms, and New Film Technologies. New Media Film Festival-SF Bay Area is produced in partnership with Producers Guild of America, NATPE, IAWTV, and San Francisco Writers Conference. New Media Film Festival (San Francisco and Los Angeles) are currently accepting submissions athttp://www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com. For more information about the Festival and/or sponsorships, please contact Susan Johnston, the Founder, and Director of the New Media Film Festival, at 310-288-1100 or info@NewMediaFilmFestival.com

About Mingle Media
 TV Network
MMTVN is an online media and interactive web TV network that executive produces, curates, and broadcasts 100 weekly web series shows along with entertainment industry event coverage. Our video coverage, web series and live broadcasts are promoted via Twitter, blog posts, Facebook and other popular social networks; in addition to airing live on the iPhone, Blackberry, and Android platforms and syndicated through Blip.TV and over 15 syndication sites including AOL Video, YouTube, Samsung, Vizio, MeeFeedia, Blinkx, Daily Motion, Boxee, Roku and as an iTunes podcast. Our audience reach online is over 250,000 weekly views of our video coverage, web series and live broadcasts and are currently in the top 20,000 websites in the US. MMTVN’s live web TV shows feature lifestyle subject matter experts and social media content providers from celebrities, authors to bloggers including executive producing two shows with Emmy award winners. MMTVN has expanded its curation of web series with a growing number of independently produced shows from science fiction to drama, action to teen soaps now playing on the network. In addition to curating produced webseries, MMTVN is promoting and securing sponsors for INDIE creators. MMTVN also covers Hollywood celebrity and charity events from the red carpet and behind the scenes. MMTVN has covered the Oscars on the Red Carpet along with Golden Globes, IPTVFest, HollyShorts, LA Shorts Fest, AOF Fest, Daytime Emmys, Saturn Awards, Streamy Awards, People’s Choice, NAACP, SAG , plus numerous Web Series Premieres and A-list Celebrity Fundraisers. Mingle Media TV is also sponsoring the Audience Choice Category in the New Media Film Festival for Web Series Creators. For more information, please visithttp://www.minglemediatvnetwork.com.