The First Annual Geekie Awards is coming to Hollywood, CA and a computer near you. Celebrating independent creators, artists and filmmakers, the awards show is set for August 18, 2013 at The Avalon Hollywood and will also be broadcasted live online.
Geekie categories include best in indie-created graphic novels, short films, web series, podcasts, and comic books. Other categories include Crowdfunded Geek, Art & Craft, Retail Stores & Websites, and Toys & Games. The live streaming online broadcast is set to reach an international audience of millions.
Explaining the purpose of The Geekie Awards, Executive Producer and concept creator, Kristen Nedopak said, “There are far too many talented creators out there who don’t have the means to get the exposure they need [in order] to promote their incredible work. The Geekie Awards gives them exposure to an international audience, both through our panel of expert judges to our website to the show itself and all the press surrounding it.”
Some of the nominees for the 2013 Geekie Awards include:
– Artist Karen Hallion’s Princess Leia piece, La Dauphine Aux Alderaan
– Jane Espenson & Brad Bell’s graphic novelization of their web series, Husbands
– Stan Lee Parkour
– I Fight Dragons’ Crazie$ music video
– Zachary Levi’s “all things nerd” website, The Nerd Machine, designed by WebMovement
– A Podcast of Fire and Ice and many more
The legendary Stan Lee will also be presented with the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award at the show.
Tickets are available at www.thegeekieawards.com/tickets for a range of prices and seating/entrance. Just $25 will get you in to see the show and $75 will earn you a balcony seat. At the $200 level, attendees are entered to win a movie poster signed by Stan Lee. Pre-sale discounts end on Sunday, June 30th.
Learn more about The Geekie Awards are www.thegeekieawards.com.