3rd Annual Indie Soap Award Nominations

We Love Soaps is proud to announce the nominations for the 3rd Annual Indie Soap Awards. The Indie Soap Awards, or ISAs, strive to honor the very best in scripted, serialized programming for the web. This year, the nominees in several categories have been divided into comedy and drama.

AIDAN 5, CASUAL, DEVANITY, OUT WITH DAD, RAGGED ISLE and THURSTON are nominated as Best Web Series (Drama).

BANDWAGON, FUMBLING THRU THE PIECES, PRETTY, THEN WE GOT HELP!, TRAILER MADE and VAMPIRE MOB vie for Best Web Series (Comedy).

PRETTY leads all web series with 13 nominations.

BEST WEB SERIES (DRAMA)
AIDAN 5
CASUAL
DEVANITY
OUT WITH DAD
RAGGED ISLE
THURSTON

BEST ACTRESS (DRAMA)
Crystal Chappell, VENICE
Tamieka Chavis, ANACOSTIA
Jillian Clare, MISS BEHAVE
Kate Conway, OUT WITH DAD
Catherine Frels, THURSTON
Rachael Hip-Flores, ANYONE BUT ME

BEST ACTOR (DRAMA)
Anthony Anderson, ANACOSTIA
Will Conlon, OUT WITH DAD
Rick Dalton, RAGGED ISLE
Sid Garza-Hillman, SUNDAYS
Sebastian La Cause, HUSTLING
Brian Thomas Smith, CASUAL

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (DRAMA)
Orlagh Cassidy, EMPIRE
Pasha Diallo, ANACOSTIA
Dot-Marie Jones, VENICE
Lindsey Middleton, OUT WITH DAD
Michael Myracle, CALIFORNIA HEAVEN
Lupe Ontiveros, LOS AMERICANS

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (DRAMA)
Chase Coleman, IN BETWEEN MEN
Nicolas Coster, THE BAY
Raymond Cruz, LOS AMERICANS
Jesse Laing, PIECES
Timothy Olin, THE RAs
Derrell Whitt, THE BAY

BEST WRITING (DRAMA)
Anthony Anderson, ANACOSTIA
Dylann Bobei, PIECES
Jay Diaz, CASUAL
Jason Leaver, OUT WITH DAD
Susan Miller & Tina Cesa Ward, ANYONE BUT ME
Greg Tulonen, Rick Dalton, Karen L. Dodd, Barry Dodd & Jacob Lear, RAGGED ISLE

BEST DIRECTING (DRAMA)
Paul Awad, THURSTON
Ben Bays, AIDAN 5
Tina Cesa Ward, ANYONE BUT ME
Jay Diaz, CASUAL
Barry Dodd, RAGGED ISLE
Gregori J. Martin, THE BAY

BEST ENSEMBLE (DRAMA)
ANACOSTIA
THE BAY
DEVANITY
SUNDAYS
RAGGED ISLE
VENICE

BEST GUEST APPEARANCE (DRAMA)
Martha Byrne, ANACOSTIA
Michelle Clunie, IN BETWEEN MEN
Patrika Darbo, MISS BEHAVE
Jackie Hoffman, THE RAs
Anna Holbrook, THE BAY ("Far From The Bay")
Ilene Kristen, THE BAY ("Far From The Bay")

BEST WEB SERIES (COMEDY)
BANDWAGON
FUMBLING THRU THE PIECES
PRETTY
THEN WE GOT HELP!
TRAILER MADE
VAMPIRE MOB

BEST ACTRESS (COMEDY)
Emma Caulfield, BANDWAGON
Julie Ann Emery, THEN WE GOT HELP!
Fernanda Espindola, BLOOMERS
Stacy McQueen, PRETTY
Hillary B. Smith, FUMBLING THRU THE PIECES
Tracie Thoms, BANDWAGON

BEST ACTOR (COMEDY)
Christian Barber, SIX OF ONE
Brad Bell, HUSBANDS
John Colella, VAMPIRE MOB
Tom Gregory, GREGORY WAY TV
Sean Hemeon, HUSBANDS
Sam Pancake, PRETTY

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (COMEDY)
Karri Bowman, BANDWAGON
Diane Delano, FUMBLING THRU THE PIECES
Genie Francis, PRETTY
Dee Freeman, PRETTY
Retta, VAMPIRE MOB
Laura Thomas, TRAILER MADE

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (COMEDY)
Jim Cashman, BANDWAGON
Michael Taylor Gray, PRETTY
Blake Hammond, THEN WE GOT HELP!
Jim Holdridge, BANDWAGON
Robert Maffia, FUMBLING THRU THE PIECES
Andrew Espinoza Long, GREGORY WAY TV

BEST WRITING (COMEDY)
Jane Espenson & Brad Bell, HUSBANDS
Tom Gregory & Andrew Espinoza Long, GREGORY WAY TV
Camilla Rantsen & Karri Bowman, BANDWAGON
Steve Silverman, PRETTY
Julie A. Smith & Donna Hurst, FUMBLING THRU THE PIECES
Jason Vitteri-Lewis, TRAILER MADE

BEST DIRECTING (COMEDY)
Karri Bowman & Ahmed Best, BANDWAGON
Henryk Cymerman & Tim Russ, BLOOMERS
Andrew Espinoza Long, GREGORY WAY TV
J.D. Mata, 40 IS THE NEW 30
Steve Silverman, PRETTY
Frederick Snyder, SOLO: The Series

BEST ENSEMBLE (COMEDY)
BANDWAGON
FUMBLING THRU THE PIECES
GREGORY WAY TV
PRETTY
THEN WE GOT HELP!
TRAILER MADE

BEST GUEST APPEARANCE (COMEDY)
Bradford Anderson, THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF CUPID AND EROS
Anthony Anderson, PRETTY
Joan Van Ark, PRETTY
Sam McMurray, THEN WE GOT HELP!
Rae Allen, VAMPIRE MOB
Marie Wilson, WORKSHOP

BEST USE OF MUSIC (ALL SHOWS)
BANDWAGON
MISS BEHAVE
OUT WITH DAD
PRETTY
RAGGED ISLE
VENICE

BEST BREAKOUT PERFORMANCE (ALL SHOWS)
Kristos Andrews, THE BAY ("Far From The Bay")
Margot Bingham, IN BETWEEN MEN
Tara Chocol-Joyce, FUMBLING THRU THE PIECES
Wendy Glazier, OUT WITH DAD
Deborah Estelle Philips, THE CAVANAUGHS
Lynn Wactor, BANDWAGON

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (ALL SHOWS)
Matthias Schubert/Gareth Taylor/Andre Lomov, THE BAY
Rodolphe Portier, DEVANITY
Jendra Jarnagin, IN BETWEEN MEN
Kevin Patrick Wright, MISS BEHAVE
Barry Dodd/Derek Kimball, RAGGED ISLE

BEST CROSSOVER (ALL SHOWS)
Afton Boggiano, THE BAY ("Far From The Bay")/EMPIRE
Mary Beth Evans, PRETTY/THE BAY
Michael O'Leary, THE BAY ("Far From The Bay")/STEAMBOAT

The 2011 "Fans Choice Indie Soap of the Year Award" includes the Top 20 web series that received the most votes in our weekly poll for the year. A survey went online on January 1, 2012 and will run until February 13 where fans can vote for their favorite indie soap of the year. The winner will be announced during the February 21 Awards ceremony.

Since 2009, the Indie Soap Awards have honored the best in original, serialized web series. Potential nominees for the Third Annual Indie Soap Awards were accepted from the community at-large for the year of 2011 until December 18, 2011, and every series submitted received full consideration. Winners will be decided by the editors of We Love Soaps along with a panel of the nominees' peers and announced on February 21, 2012.