Indie Intertube gurus Destini and Shandavar announced last night the nominees for The Indie Intertube Awards covering the landscape of new media web series. Included in the 51 categories are some of your favorite web soaps and actors who received nomination in various categories. Scoring nods for Best Soap Opera are: Empire, The Bay, Venice the Series, Desire and Deceit, and Anacostia. The hilarious soap spoof Steamboat, which is returning to the web with new episodes this week, received a nomination in the Best Comedy Series category.
Acting nominations went to Nadia Bjorlin for Venice in the Supporting Actress category Drama, and Jordan Clarke for Supporting Actor for Venice, Drama. Former Guiding Light stars, Beth Chamberlin and Kurt McKinney both picked up nods for their supporting work in Steamboat, and in addition, Chamberlin got a second nod for her guest starring work in Cell.
The winners will be announced live on January 20th on the Indie Intertube UStream Channel starting at 5PMPST/8PMEST