NYC Web Fest Announces 2016 Winners

The third annual NYC Web Fest (NYCWF) took place last week at the PIT Loft bringing together creators from Canada, Australia, Ireland, Brazil, New Zealand, England and many more across the country, with a total of 96 web series screenings.

This year's judges included Tony Denison, April Day, Justin Edmead, Alex Cirillo, Dani Faith Leonard and Austen Jaye. Another highlight of this year's festival was the inclusion of a first time Audience Choice Award voted on by the fans which went to Tru Dot Productions and Indigo7 Productions for their series Haunted or Hoax.

You can check out the full list of winners below and for more information visit NYC Web Fest.

Outstanding Achievement in Editing
Gretchen Peterson, Jiwi’s Machines

Outstanding Achievement in Sound
Garret Farrell, Rapt

Outstanding Achievement in Music
Dorothy Wallace, Meet the Ladybugs

Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
Russell Gleeson, Rapt

Outstanding Achievement in Writing
Katie Maguire and Catherine Callahan, LI Divas

Outstanding Achievement Animation
Chaosmonger Studio OÜ, Life Sucks! But at Least I’ve Got Elbows

Original Concept
Elisabeth Durkin and Mathilde Dratwa, Almost Anonymous

Best Supporting Actress
Claire Lovering, The Agent

Best Supporting Actor
Chris Eckert, Empty Space

Best Ensemble Cast
Peter Ferriero, Katie Barbaro, Leon Salem, Chris Rockwell and Sam Kramer, OMG For Pete’s Sake

Best Documentary
Chocolate Films, 1000 Londoners

Best Mystery/Thriller
Tom Francis, Scout

Best Drama
J
uan Vasquez, Trap Plane

Best Dramedy
Laura Frenzer and Rohana Kenin, 47 Secrets to A Younger You

Best Comedy
Different Duck Films, Fully Engaged

Special Guest Star
Sherrod Small, LI Divas

Best Actress
Liz Days, Plant

Best Actor
Andreas Damm, The Yearbook

Best Foreign Language Web Series
Fran Estévez, Idiotas

Best International Web Series
Daniel Krige, The Agent

I Love NY
Plaid Couch LLC, Sublets

Audience Choice Award
Tru Dot Productions and Indigo7 Productions, Haunted or Hoax

Best Director
Roopa Rao, The Other Love Story

Best Web Series
32nd Street Productions, Lemmings