Happy St. Patrick’s Day! More Streamy Awards news to report—today the ten Audience Choice Award finalists have been announced and voting begins to see which 2008 web series has the most fan love out there. The following ten web series were the most overall submitted in any category during the open submission period which ended January 23rd. Video blogger extraordinaire iJustine had a little fun taking the honors of kicking off the voting frenzy (above).
What do you need to do? First, head over to vote.streamys.org and watch episodes from all of the finalists in the nifty interactive player from Episodic. Then VOTE daily for your favorite series from now until March 28th. Have an iPhone? You can even watch the finalists directly on your phone and vote on the go. Grab your phone and head to i.episodic.com/streamys How cool is that?
The winning series will take home the Audience Choice Streamy Award at the live awards ceremony March 28th at the Wadsworth Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. Make sure to watch every series before voting, then vote like crazy (once per day) for your favorites.
The end of the world begins again…
Starring: Joel Bryant, Taryn O’Neill, Stephanie Thorpe, Jim McMahon, Tim Halling, Monika Jolly, Gregor Manns, Michael McMillan
Follow the lives of ten college students thrown together on the same dorm floor. Full of mischief, adventures, rivalries and romance, this show takes us through the first year of college, a period of time ripe for mockumenting.
Starring: Jim Brandon, Jack De Sena, Jessie Gaskell, Anne Lane, Nora Kirkpatrick, Pancho Morris, Jordan Riggs, Brian Singleton, Chris Smith, Hannah Pearl Utt
Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog
Dr. Horrible, a budding super-villain whose plans win the heart of his laundromat crush and to get accepted into the Evil League of Evil are constantly thwarted by the dashing Captain Hammer.
Starring: Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, Felicia Day
A group of online gamers and their interactions on and off line.
Starring: Vince Caso, Felicia Day, Jeff Lewis, Amy Okuda, Sandeep Parikh, Robin Thorsen
The Hayley Project
Misfit college sophomore Hayley Winters investigates the mysterious and untimely death of her best friend Keira Madison, and shares her ongoing murder investigation, via Vlog, with anyone willing to help her solve the crime.
Starring: Rachel Risen, Phillip Botello, Jessica Warner, Trip Langley, Michelle Vanegas, Jocelyn Drew, Michael Lally, Dan Tibbets, Kristin Shields, Kate Pomerant
(Recent Hayley Project news)
The Legend of Neil
Follow the reluctant adventures of Neil- a gas station attendant from Jersey who gets sucked into ‘The Legend of Zelda’ and has to fight his way out.
Starring: Tony Janning, Mike Rose, Angie Hill, Eric Acosta
Bringing together five dudes, four cameras, and the one and only World of Warcraft, Project Lore is a daily video show and website about all things WoW. Hosted by Alex Albrecht.
Starring: Alex Albrecht, Zand Broumand, Joshua Brentano, Jeff Cannata; formerly, Jerry Trainor
(Recent Project Lore news)
The Shatner Project
The real life adventures of actor William Shatner. Join him as he goes on the greatest adventure of all: his life!
Starring: William Shatner, Lisabeth Shatner
Tiki Bar TV
Dr. Tiki, Johnny Johnny, and Lala are saving the worlds problems one cocktail at a time.
Starring: Jeffrey Macpherson, Kevin Gamble, Lara Doucette
A mockumentary that follows a group of inept men who host a dating advice radio show. After a turn of events leads to its cancellation, they start up a shifty dating service to pay their FCC fine.
Starring: Aaron Marquis, Chris Demarais, Zach Anner, Marshall Rimmer, Jordan Crowder, Gaston Martinot, Jessica Rountree