Season 3 of Justin Harwood’s web series High Road has won the top award at Hollyweb Fest. Mark Mitchinson took out the Best Actor in a Drama award.
As part of the prize, High Road gets entry and a trip to this year’s Raindance Web Fest in London – coincidentally where episode one of the third season was shot.
Also among the Hollyweb Festival winners was a second NZ show, The Candle Wasters’ Bright Summer Night, which took out the Best Drama award.
Expat stuntie and actress Zoe Bell appeared in the festival’s conference line-up.
Hollyweb Fest named close to 100 selections for its 2017 edition and presented 25 awards. High Road was one of only two shows picking up more than one award. US series Doomsday took Best Pilot and Best Actress (Drama) for Karin Agstam.
Hollyweb Festival ran 30 March – 2 April. The winners were:
Best International Series
The Amazing Gayl Pile
Bright Summer Night
20 Seconds To Live
Il Teatro Fa Bene
The Adventures Of Broken Heart
IAWTV Award Of Recognition
Starting From Now
Choose Your Own McGurskey
Best Actor In A Drama
Mark Mitchinson, High Road
Best Actress In A Drama
Karin Agstam, Doomsday
Best Actor In A Comedy
Rob Zazzali, Right Hand Man
Best Actress In A Comedy
Mckenzie Trent, The Adventures Of Delores Briggam
Best Ensemble Cast
The Room Actors, Where Are They Now?
Scott Walmsley, Attack! Attack! Art?
Sonja Bennet, Sunnyhearts CC
Kenneth Mader, A.L.L.I.A.N.C.E
Brianne Nord, Stewart & Alec Richardson, Young & Reckless
Best Visual Effects
The League Of S.T.E.A.M
Best Original Music/Score
Mitchell Collins & Derek Zhao, Paper Boy