The 4th Screen Nation Digital-Is Media Awards returns once again to showcase the best online work made by black British professional and non-professional digital media creatives working across short film, web series, music promos, blogs, magazines, podcasts, talk shows, social networks and more.
This event will take place on Sunday 14th January 2018 at its new home of Tiger Tiger right in the heart of London’s west end.
Fronting the show will be two creative talents. Actor, writer, producer and all around loveable dad, Nii Odartei Evans will host alongside actress, writer and twerk fitness guru Kelechi Okafor. Angelica ‘GeGe’ Bagot (@TribalUnicorn), the high energy creative online entrepreneur is the newly appointed Creative Director
The Ceremony and behind the scenes are set to be streamed live on YouTube and Facebook Live.
The 2017 awards are supported by Venue Partner: Tiger Tiger London (@TigerLondon) and partnered with film, TV & digital industry Online Media Partner: Scene TV (@Scene_TV); Online Media Partner: The Fempire Collective (@WeAreFempire); Official Awards and Media Partner Levile TV (@LevileTV); Creative Event & Styling Partner: INOIR (@_INOIR_); celebrity Hair & MakeUp Partner: Latenda Hair (@LatendaHair) and newly appointed Creative Content Production Partners: PIR Cineart (@PIR_Cineart) and Visionary Entertainment (@VisionaryEntUK)
The Awards as always highlights the newborn media maker who can wake up, write, cast, crew and fund a project online, record and edit with a mobile device, launch a YouTube channel to distribute the content, design a blog to publicise their work and find an audience via any one of a number of social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Periscope and more.
With the constant debate about the lack of inclusion across mainstream media channels, the Screen Nation Digital-Is Media Awards is a great way to provide emerging voices with a platform that recognises and rewards the wealth of talent succeeding in the digital arena.
TheDigital-Is Media Awards celebrates excellence by black media professionals and the public working to produce innovative, interactive video content, apps, social media campaigns, games and web channels. The awards also champion outstanding web shows from channels that achieve scale, volume, and noise, no matter what their budgets.
Screen Nation judges also bestow up to four Special Achievement Awards recognising outstanding efforts and innovation in the digital landscape.
Voting will take place at theDigital-Is Media Awards site at: www.screennation.com/digitalis.
Voting closes on Sunday 7th January 2018 at midnight.
The winner of each category will be selected by a unique combination of peer recognition and public votes. Best Director winner selected by industry Jury. Short Film winner selected by audience vote at the Ceremony.
THE RECEPTION, SCREENING & AWARDS CEREMONY – SUN 14TH JANUARY – (5.00pm – 9.00pm)
Limited tickets to the ceremony are found here. Tickets also include entry to the official After-Party with music from top radio and club DJ’s.
SCREEN NATION AFTER SHOW PARTY – SUN 14TH JANUARY – (8.00pm – 12.00am)
Select Guestlist VIP ACCESS. Limited invitations here
Accreditation for all media to attend the Awards opens 12pm Tues 19 Dec and closes midnight Fri 5 Jan.