Guidestones, Out With Dad pick up IAWTV noms

Space Riders: Division Earth also picks up seven nods from the International Academy of Web Television for its upcoming awards ceremony (Out With Dad pictured).

Guidestones: Sunflower NoirSpace Riders: Division Earth and Whatever, Linda are among the Canadian series nominated for the fourth annual International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) Awards.

A number of Canadian web series were recognized in this latest round of nominations, with winners set to be announced at a gala in Las Vegas on April 15 as part of the larger NAB Show.

iThentic’s Space Riders: Division Earth picked up a total of seven nominations, including Best Comedy Series, Best Writing (Comedy) and Best Original Music. On Sunday, Space Riders won the 2015 Canadian Screen Award for best web series.

iThentic and 3 o’’s Guidestones: Sunflower Noir was nominated in the categories of Best Drama Series, Best Writing (Drama), Best Editing, Best Sound and Best Transmedia Experience. Secret Location and Touchpoint Films’Whatever, Linda picked up nods for Best Dramatic Series, Best Directing (Drama) and Best Writing (Drama).

Other Canadian web series nominated for this year’s IAWT Awards were Vanessa’s Story, a spin-off of JLeaver Presentations’ Out with Dad series, for Best Female Performance in a Drama. Out With Dad was nominated for Best Ensemble Performance, Drama; Best Male Performance in a Drama and Best Writing, Drama. Postopian Pictures’Haphead was also nominated in the Best Writing, Drama category and Best Male Performance in a Drama.

LaRue Productions’ The Amazing Gayle Pile was nominated for Best Directing, Comedy; and Best Writing, Comedy. Beanduck Productions LARPs: The Series was nominated for Best Male Performance in a Comedy, Best Writing, Comedy; and Best Costume Design. The Space Mop series Space Janitors picked up nods in the categories of Best Ensemble Performance, Comedy; Best Production Design, Best Original Music and Best Visual Effects.

Ruby Skye PI: The Maltese Puppy was nominated for Best Editing and Best Children’s Series, while Flyin Monkey Filmsand Farzabou Productions’ Out of Time was nominated for the Best Micro-budget Series award.

SOS: Save Our Skins, a U.K.-Canada coproduction produced by Canada’s Farmhouse Productions, Duopoly and Smiley Guy, and the U.K.’s Steve Coogan and Henry Normal’s Baby Cow Productions, was nominated for Best Genre Series and Best Ensemble Performance, Comedy.

Finally, Smokebomb Entertainment and shift2′s Carmilla was nominated for Best Transmedia Experience. The branded series is fully financed by Kotex, with Smokebomb owning the Carmilla IP.