1st Annual Indie Soap Awards
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About the 1st Annual Indie Soap Awards
The 1st Annual Indie Soap Awards were developed by We Love Soaps to honor the efforts of creative forces in the world of independent web series production, specifically those who produce continuing serialized drama series.
Nominations were chosen from a first round of judging all eligible web series. Judging of the final nominees will occur in January with a panel of soap opera and entertainment critics. In addition to the statuette, winners receive a set of specially designed cubic zirconia rings engraved with the Indie Soap Awards Logo. An optional award consists of cubic zirconia bow tie rings, similarly engraved. Winners will be announced on February 1, 2010.
The winners the 1st Annual Indie soap Awards were revealed on February 1, 2010. DIARY OF A SINGLE MOM took home the prize for Best Indie Soap. ANYONE BUT ME and COMPULSIONS tied with four wins apiece. Click here for a full list of winners.
The 1st Annual Indie Soap Awards were developed to honor the efforts of creative forces in the world of independent web series production, specifically those who produce continuing drama series.
|Eligible Indie Soaps (2 or more episodes in 2009)
Other Indie Soaps To Check Out
Non-Soap Indie Web Series Produced By/Starring Soap Actors
Other Soap-Connected Web Series
NEW YORK (We Love Soaps) February 2, 2010 -- The 1st Annual Indie Soap Awards were held on Monday, February 1 in New York City. The show, developed by We Love Soaps, honored the best in continuing drama and web series. The telecast was broadcast around the web on various websites simultaneously.
Here is a Full List of Nominees and Winners:
The winners of the 1st Annual Indie Soap Awards were announced in a ceremony on Monday night from Shetler Studios in New York City. 13 web series were honored with various awards.
Below is a list of winners.
Best Indie Soap
DIARY OF A SINGLE MOM
Susan Miller & Tina Cesa Ward, ANYONE BUT ME
Kai Soremekun, CHICK
Michael Darrow, COMPULSIONS
Best Use of Music
Kimmy Turrisi, VENICE
Best Sound Design
Tom Boykin, COMPULSIONS
Best Performance by a Lead Actress
Rachael Hip-Flores (Vivian, ANYONE BUT ME)
Best Performance by a Lead Actor
Craig Frank (Mark, COMPULSIONS)
Best Performance by a Supporting Actress
Taryn O'Neill (Sara, COMPULSIONS)
Best Performance by a Supporting Actor
Joshua Holland (Archibald, ANYONE BUT ME)
Best Performance by a Guest Actor
Billy Dee Williams (Bo, DIARY OF A SINGLE MOM)
Breakthrough Performance (tie)
Preston Davis (Eliot, BUPPIES)
Renée Olbert (Simone, SEEKING SIMONE)
Vivian adjusts to her new life, ANYONE BUT ME
Best Performance in a Comedic Role
Chante Frierson (Kourtney, BUPPIES)
Best Indie Web Series (Comedy)
THEN WE GOT HELP!
Fan's Choice Award
Special Editor's Awards:
Business Model: HIGH RISE
Main Title Design/Opening Sequence: LUMINA
Scene Transition: EMPIRE
Future Hit: GOTHAM
Total Wins by Show:
ANYONE BUT ME 4
DIARY OF A SINGLE MOM 2
SEEKING SIMONE 1
HIGH RISE 1
THEN WE GOT HELP! 1
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We Love Soaps is a website and podcast dedicated to the world of soap operas. From daytime drama, to primetime suds to indie soaps, We Love Soaps covers them all. Feauturing all the latest storyline and behind the scenes news, interviews, photos and more, We Love Soaps looks at the social relevance of soap stories, where they stand in a historical context with a focus on promoting and preserving the genre. Fan interest in continuing stories will never die and examing what these storyline means in the context of society is often a WLS theme.
We Love Soaps was founded by Roger Newcomb in 2007. Damon L. Jacobs joined the team in 2009 and "We Love Soaps Radio," a new and innovative podcast was launched in July 2009. In October 2009, Newcomb and Jacobs rolled out a weekly web series called WE LOVE SOAPS TV featuring celebrity guests and co-hosts, "Soaps on the Street" segments and much more. The duo has also guest starred on web series like IMAGINARY BITCHES and EMPIRE. In 2010, We Love Soaps launched the 1st Annual Indie Soap Awards to much fanfare and buzz.