MMTVN’s “Indie Intertube” Web TV Talk Show Receives Two IAWTV Nominations & To Speak on CES Panel

Mingle Media TV’s popular talk show with hosts, April Grant and Amanda Shockley, well-known podcasters, entertainment bloggers and live stream hosts of Indie Intertube.TV have been nominated for two awards in the 2nd IAWTV awards and will join Web Video Panel at CES. 

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Online media and interactive web television network, Mingle Media TV Network (MMTVN) announced today that the show, “Indie Intertube” which streams live on  their network on Sunday nights, received two International Academy of Web Television Awards (IAWTV) nominations in the categories of Best Hosted Live Web Series and Best Hosted Live event. The IAWTV Awards show will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at the Palazzo Theatre at The Venetian Resort Hotel in Las Vegas. Additionally, the two show hosts, April Grant, Executive Producer and Amanda Shockley, CTO will be panelists during the CES Entertainment Matters Conference on IAWTV’s Web Video panel, Wednesday January 9, 2013, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall — Upper Meeting Room Number N264.

The IAWTV Awards is an official web television industry awards show established for content creators, by content creators. Nominees for the 2nd Annual IAWTV Awards were chosen by majority vote of the active voting membership of the IAWTV from over 470 officially submitted web series, live online events, and online channels. IAWTV is also part of the CES Entertainment Matters Conference, focused on Web content creation, distribution, monetization, brand integration, audience development and the new online networks.

Shockley and Grant will join other web video experts including Margaret Laney, CMO, Awesomeness TV, Benny Luo, CEO, New Media Rock Star, Heath Corson, Writer, Aim High digital series, Jay Bushman, Transmedia Producer, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, Fourth Wall Studios with host Jenni Powell, Head of Content, Vidcon and moderator Richard Spalding, CEO, 7th Chamber. Their panel will be held from 12:50-1:30 p.m. and entitled: Web Video and Social: The Chicken and the Egg. To register to attend the CES Entertainment Matters Conference featuring the IAWTV, please visit http://www.cesweb.org.

“Indie Intertube” is a weekly live-hosted web television show dedicated to independent Internet television and original for the web content. They bring together the fans of quality entertainment and the people who create online shows. Hosts April Grant and Amanda Shockley have several years of experience in creating online content between them, having produced “Indie Intertube” as a live podcast before branching out on live streaming web TV. Grant and Shockley focus on the world of web series with in-depth interviews, reviews and weekly awards with daily industry updates available on their website, Indieintertube.tv. “Indie Intertube” is broadcast every Sunday night on the Mingle Media TV Network at 7 PM EST at http://www.minglemediatv.com/IndieIntertube.html while simulcasting on the iPhone, Blackberry, Android, and other smart phones via a free Stickam.com app and archived for on-demand replay on their YouTube channel and website.

Other nominations in the “Best Hosted Live Event” category include: Bill Maher: CrazyStupidPolitics, MTV: Live in NYC, Transforming the World Through Comedy and We Day Winnipeg 2011; in the “Best Hosted Live Web Series” category include:  Mark Keizer and Wade Major, “Stupid For Movies”, Shira Lazar, “What’s Trending with Shira Lazar”, Beth Hoyt, My Damn Channel, Kristyn Burtt, “So You Think You Can Dance on AfterBuzzTV.”

“The Indie Intertube team has a cult following that grows with each live show as they research and find the best new content on the web to their audience,” said Stephanie Piche, CEO, Executive Producer of Mingle Media TV Network. “Amanda and April are advocates for content creators and provide a forum where they are showcased and where fans can give their live feedback during their broadcasts, this is a pioneering effort that is fueled by passion and integrity.”

Find out more about Amanda and April at http://www.indieintertube.tv.

About Mingle Media TV Network (MMTVN)

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. MMTVN’s audience reach online is over 250,000 weekly views of their video coverage, web series and live broadcasts. MMTVN’s live web TV shows feature lifestyle subject matter experts and social media content providers from celebrities, authors to bloggers. 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. 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 IAWTV Awards, 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. For more information, please visit http://www.minglemediatvnetwork.com.

About the IAWTV Awards

The IAWTV Awards is an official web television industry awards show established for content creators, by content creators. The event serves as a platform for members of the IAWTV to honor the best of their profession, while networking among industry luminaries and supporting the IAWTV. Proceeds raised from the show are used for the betterment of the community by providing more member resources as well as professional development and education for professionals working in web television. For more information, please visit http://iawtvawards.org/ or follow us on twitter at @iawtvawards.

About CEA

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $186 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES-The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at www.CEA.com and www.Innovation-Movement.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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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.
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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.

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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
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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

MMTVN’s “Indie Intertube” LIVE Stream Web TV Talk Show Receives Two IAWTV Nominations

Indie Intertube TV

Indie Intertube TV

Mingle Media TV’s hit talk show, “Indie Intertube” hosted by April and Shadhavare, well-known indie entertainment podcasters of Indie Intertube.TV have been nominated for their first two IAWTV awards to be held in January 2012 at CES.

Online media and interactive web TV network, Mingle Media TV, announced today that their show, “Indie Intertube” which streams live on Sunday nights, received it’s first two International Academy of Web Television Awards (IAWTV) nominations in the categories of Best Hosted Live Web Series and Best Host (Live).

“Indie Intertube” is a weekly live-hosted web television show dedicated to independent Internet television and original for the web content. The show’s goal is to support and unite the fans of quality indie entertainment and the people who create these online shows. Hosts April Grant and Amanda Shockley have years of experience in creating online content between them, having produced “Indie Intertube” as a live podcast before branching out on live streaming web TV. Grant and Shockley focus on the world of web series with in-depth interviews, reviews and weekly awards with daily industry updates available on their website, Indieintertube.tv. “Indie Intertube” is broadcast every Sunday night on the Mingle Media TV Network at 8 PM EST at http://www.minglemediatv.com/IndieIntertube.html while simulcasting on the iPhone, Blackberry, Android, and other smart phones via a free Stickam.com app and archived for on-demand replay athttp://www.minglemediatv.com/IndieIntertubeLIVE.htmlor on the Indie Intertube website or YouTube Channel.

“We are proud to be included with two nominations. It is because of talented indie creators that we do our show so it’s an honor to be a part of the first IAWTV Awards,” said April Grant of Indie Intertube.

The IAWTV Awards is an official web television industry awards show established for content creators, by content creators. The event serves as a platform for members of the IAWTV to honor the best of their profession, while networking among industry luminaries and supporting the IAWTV. The Inaugural IAWTV Awards show will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at a live ceremony at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas during the prestigious International CES.

Other nominations in the “Best Hosted Live Web Series” category included: Geek Beat LIVE, Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show, Stupid For Movies, and What’s Trending with Shira Lazar; in the “Best Host (Live)” category:  Mark Keizer and Wade Major, “Stupid For Movies”, Shira Lazar, “What’s Trending with Shira Lazar”, Kevin Pollak, Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show, Curt Smith, “Stripped Down Live.”

“Having produced over 6,000 hours of live stream web television these past three plus years, I can tell you it is exciting to see the space grow and the medium get more recognition,” said Stephanie Piche, CEO, Executive Producer of Mingle Media TV Network. “Indie Intertube’s a perfect example of original content that can’t be found anywhere, they are building a brand based on their hard work and filling it with very thought provoking content that supports the independent spirit of web series creators who pioneered the space.”

Watch “Indie Intertube” every Sunday night on the Mingle Media TV Network at 8 PM EST at http://www.minglemediatv.com/IndieIntertube.html Find out more about Amanda and April at http://www.indieintertube.tv.

About Mingle Media TV
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 is in the top 40,000 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.


IAWTV Announce Nominees for Inaugural Awards Show in Las Vegas

It’s the start of award season and to have the web where more video is produced, published and consumed to finally have an awards show that acknowledges them is very welcomed and why we’re excited to share the nominations with you.

The Inaugural IAWTV Awards show will be held at CES in Las Vegas (where Mingle Media TV will be attending and covering) so you get all the latest news.  The winners will be honored Thursday, January 12, 2012 at a live ceremony at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas during the prestigious International CES.

Without further ado – here’s the list of nominees for this year’s event:

Nominees

Best Comedy Web Series
Gigi: Almost American
Pretty
The Guild
The Jeff Lewis 5-Minute Comedy Hour
Video Game Reunion

Best Drama Web Series
AIDAN 5
Anyone But Me
CELL: The Web Series
Pioneer One
RCVR/Web Series

Best Hosted Taped Web Series
A Comicbook Orange
ETC – Entertainment, Technology, Culture
Immersion
NextMovie Daily
The Web.Files

Best Hosted Live Web Series
Geek Beat LIVE
Indie Intertube
Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show
Stupid For Movies
What’s Trending with Shira Lazar

Best Animated Web Series
CliffsNotes Films
Dick Figures
Red vs. Blue
Sketch 22
The World of Bruce McCall

Best Documentary Web Series
Beyond the Gallery
Deja View
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
The Founders
White Collar Brawler

Best Variety Web Series
Fanboy Funhouse
Kids React
Mark Malkoff
Stripped Down Live
Team Unicorn

Best News Web Series
Breakout
Daily Ticker
Tech News Today
The Philip Defranco Show
The Woodward Report

Best Educational Web Series
DadLabs
Engineer Your Space
Financially Fit
The Great Camera Shootout 2011
What You Can Do

Best Writing (Comedy)
Felicia Day, The Guild
Jeff Lewis, The Jeff Lewis 5-Minute Comedy Hour
Marilyn Anne Michaels and Dominic Conti, The Best Friend
Jessica Mills, Awkward Embraces
Steve Silverman, Pretty

Best Writing (Drama)
Vidas Barzdukas, AIDAN 5
Mark Gardner, CELL: The Web Series
Susan Miller and Tina Cesa Ward, Anyone But Me
David Nett, Rick Robinson & Andrew R. Deutsch, Night of the Zombie King
David Van Eyssen and Brian Horiuchi, RCVR/Web Series

Best Writing (Non-Fiction)
Benny Fine and Rafi Fine, Kids React
Grace Helbig, Daily Grace
Rudy Jahchan, A Comicbook Orange
Scott Lynch, The Great Camera Shootout 2011
Nar Williams, NextMovie Daily

Best Directing (Comedy)
Sean Becker, The Guild
Sean Becker, The Jeff Lewis 5-Minute Comedy Hour
Sandeep Parikh, Legend of Neil
Steve Silverman, Pretty
Frederick Snyder, SOLO: The Series

Best Directing (Drama)
Ben Bays, AIDAN 5
Tina Cesa Ward, Anyone But Me
David Nett, Night of the Zombie King
Chris Preksta, The Mercury Men
David Van Eyssen, RCVR/Web Series

Best Directing (Non-Fiction)
Danny Cameron, DadLabs
Benny Fine and Rafi Fine, Kids React
Sandra J. Payne, The Web.Files
Brett Register, What’s Trending with Shira Lazar
Mike Rotman, Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show

Best Female Performance (Comedy)
Alexis Boozer (Brynn Arbor), Leap Year
Emma Caulfield (Emma Caulfield), Bandwagon The Series
Felicia Day (Codex), The Guild
Julie Ann Emery (Emily), Then we got HELP!
Hillary B. Smith (Ellie), Fumbling thru the Pieces

Best Female Performance (Drama)
Jourdan Gibson (The Woman/Sarah), CELL: The Web Series
Rachael Hip-Flores (Vivian McMillan), Anyone But Me
Jeri Ryan (Sonya Blade), Mortal Kombat: Legacy
Maya Sayre (Det. Morgan Riley), AIDAN 5
Taryn Southern (Jamie Phillips), BlackBoxTV: The Series

Best Male Performance (Comedy)
Yuri Baranovsky (Aaron Morrison), Leap Year
Jeff Lewis (Vork), The Guild
Jeff Lewis (Stan), The Jeff Lewis 5-Minute Comedy Hour
Jonathan Nail (Scott Drizhal), SOLO: The Series
Sandeep Parikh (Zaboo), The Guild

Best Male Performance (Drama)
Dingani Beza (Patrick Aubert), Asylum
Bryan Michael Block (Det. James Aidan), AIDAN 5
Daniel Bonjour (Luke Weber), RCVR/Web Series
Maxwell Glick (Hicks), Night of the Zombie King
Kevin McCarthy (The Man), CELL: The Web Series

Best Host (Taped)
Khail Anonymous, ETC – Entertainment, Technology, Culture
Burnie Burns, Immersion
Kristyn Burtt, The Web.Files
Casey McKinnon, A Comicbook Orange
Brad Powell, DadLabs

Best Host (Live)
April Grant and Amanda Shockley, Indie Intertube
Mark Keizer and Wade Major, Stupid For Movies
Shira Lazar, What’s Trending with Shira Lazar
Kevin Pollak, Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show
Curt Smith, Stripped Down Live

Best Cinematography
Andrew R. Deutsch, Night of the Zombie King
Christopher Charles Kempinski, Riese: Kingdom Falling
C. Kim Miles, Mortal Kombat: Legacy
Iskra Valtcheva and Michael Morlan, CELL: The Web Series
Joost Van Starrenburg, RCVR/Web Series

Best Design
Greg Aronowitz, Dragon Age: Redemption
Ben Brown and Jason Mowry, AIDAN 5
Jonathan Nail and Michael Levine, SOLO: The Series
Kelly Wasserman, RCVR/Web Series
Eric Whitney, Continuum

Best Costume Design
Katie Broad, Fallout: Nuka Break
Jenny Green, Dan Crawley and Thais Yuki, Video Game Reunion
Kristin IngramThe Guild
Megan Leson, Riese: Kingdom Falling
Shawna Trpcic, Dragon Age: Redemption

Best Makeup/Special Effects
Greg Aronowitz and Kimberly Graczyk, Dragon Age: Redemption
Michael Del Rossa, RCVR/Web Series
Kimberly Graczyk, The Guild
Ralis Kahn, Bianca Appice and Shintaro Kakioka, Fallout: Nuka Break
Jamie Register, A Good Knight’s Quest

Best Visual Effects
Chad Briggs, Continuum
Lawson Demming, Rocket Studios and Tunnel Post, RCVR/Web Series
Keegen Douglas, Mortal Kombat: Legacy
Shawn Likley, AIDAN 5
Chris Preksta, The Mercury Men

Best Editing
Fawaz Al-Matrouk, Goldilocks
Jeff Cowan, RCVR/Web Series
Matthew Lyons and Kirby Jinnah, Riese: Kingdom Falling
Chris Preksta and Tyson VanSkiver, The Mercury Men
Tony E. Valenzuela, BlackBoxTV: The Series
Best Original Music
Rob Gokee, Night of the Zombie King
Rob Gokee, SOLO: The Series
Mike Jackson, AIDAN 5
Peace Nistades, Dragon Age: Redemption
Brian Satterwhite, CELL: The Web Series

Best Supplemental Content
Kids React
RCVR/Web Series
The Further Adventures of Cupid and Eros
The Mercury Men
Vampire Zombie Werewolf

Best Interactive/Social Media Experience
CliffsNotes Films
Kids React
RCVR/Web Series
Stupid For Movies
What’s Trending with Shira Lazar

Best Web Site Design
AIDAN 5 
Engineer Your Space
RCVR/Web Series
Ruby Skye P.I.
The Guild

Best Distribution Platform
Blip.tv
Crackle
Dailymotion
Hulu
Joost

Nominees for the Inaugural IAWTV Awards were chosen by majority vote of the active voting membership of the IAWTV from over 350 officially submitted web series. Only episodes of a web series as defined by the IAWTV that were released during the period of January 1, 2010 through October 31, 2011 were considered for nomination in the Inaugural IAWTV Awards and only so long as at least two or more episodes of the web series were released within the eligibility period.

About the IAWTV Awards
The IAWTV Awards is an official web television industry awards show established for content creators, by content creators. The event serves as a platform for members of the IAWTV to honor the best of their profession, while networking among industry luminaries and supporting the IAWTV. Proceeds raised from the show are used for the betterment of the community by providing more member resources as well as professional development and education for professionals working in web television. For more information, please visit 
http://iawtv.org/awards/ or follow us on twitter at @iawtvawards.

About The International Academy of Web Television
The International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) is a nonprofit organization comprised of leaders in the field of Web television, Web video and the digital entertainment industries. Founded in 2009, the IAWTV is helping to shape the rapidly evolving Web television industry while providing a venue for the acknowledgement of artistic and technological achievement in original entertainment distributed on the open Internet. IAWTV members include actors, agents, composers, content developers, directors, editors, producers, technology innovators, writers, and other industry professionals all of whom joined the organization based on their passion and dedication to advance the craft of Web television. For more information, please visit www.iawtv.org or follow us on twitter @iawtv