Jade of Death receives 11 nominations at IAWTV Awards in LA
Jade of Death has received the highest number of nominations across all categories at the International Academy Of Web Television Awards. The supernatural thriller series created by award winning writer/director Erin Good and produced by Taylor Litton-Strain has received eleven nominations including Best Dramatic Series.’
The International Academy Of Web Television Awards recognises the finest creators, cast and crew of online series from around the world. The Awards have been credited with launching Hollywood careers. Julian De Zotti, co-creator of Whatever Linda said “Winning an IAWTV Award opened the door to our development deal with The Mark Gordon Company to turn our series into an hour-long TV show.”
Jade of Death was originally conceived by creator Good as a television concept, who then adapted it into a short-form series to work with frequent collaborator Litton-Strain to showcase their abilities in longer form content.
“The short form series is a product onto itself, but it also acts as a proof of concept to introduce these characters and clearly show the tone of the television series.” says Good
Good took the project to Berlin in 2016 where it was developed through Berlinale Project Lab as a short form series, which was then subsequently financed by Screen Australia and Queer Screen.
Jade of Death season one is now being distributed internationally by French based sales agent Rockzeline, with producer Litton-Strain retaining Australian & New Zealand rights.
“Season one of Jade of Death has only just been finished, so to already have these nominations and strong interest in sales from Rockzeline is fantastic. Our focus now is on the development and financing of a second short form season and getting back into developing the television version.” says Litton-Strain
Both Good and Litton-Strain will attend the IAWTV Awards ceremony, which will be at the conclusion of a month long trip for the pair in Los Angeles where they have been pitching the television adaptation of Jade of Death.
Screening details for season one (6 episodes) of Jade of Death will be announced shortly.
Watch the latest teaser:
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF WEB TELEVISION
Full list of nominees: http://www.iawtv.org/
Jade of Death Nominations:
Best Drama Series – Taylor Litton-Strain & Erin Good
Best Direction (Drama) – Erin Good
Best Writing (Drama) – Erin Good
Best Female Performance for Bernie Van Tiel
Best Male Performance for Nicholas Hope
Best Ensemble Drama
Best Sound – David Williams
Best Production Design – Esther Karuso-Thurn
Best Make-Up – Vianna Houghton
Best Costume Design – Zora Milevski
Best Original Music – Chris Hogben, Yoshi Hausler & Sonaire (Simon Walbrook and Darren Middleton)
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Photo features left to right: Nicholas Hope, Susan Prior, Taylor Litton-Strain (producer), Erin Good (writer/director), Jordan Cowan, Sara West, Jeremy Waters, Bernie Van Tiel