2nd Annual Capital City Web Awards SATURDAY JULY 25, 2020

Rules & Guidelines

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 


Eligible series must have a minimum total of three (3) episodes released between the dates of January 1, 2019  -April 30, 2020. Series must either  be created by or in conjunction with a person of color. Series which  are not created by a person of color but have  talent (actors / hosts) or crew that are people of color may be  submitted in their appropriate categories. For ensemble cast (including  casts of reality programs), series that have a predominate cast of  people of color that also have performers that are not,  those performers will also be included in the ensemble nomination. 


Awards will be handed out in the following categories:


• BEST SERIES - DRAMA

• BEST SERIES - COMEDY

• BEST WRITING

• BEST EDITING

• BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

• BEST HAIR / MAKE UP

• BEST LEAD ACTOR

• BEST LEAD ACTRESS

• BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

• BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

• BEST ENSEMBLE CAST

• BEST NEWS/ENTERTAINMENT SERIES (LIVE / RECORDED)

• BEST NEWS/ENTERTAINMENT SERIES (LIVE / RECORDED) – HOST

• BEST REALITY SERIES 


SUBMISSION GUIDELINES 


SERIES:  Best Series, Reality and News/Entertainment, a full episode for each submission is required.  
CRAFT:  Directing, Editing, Writing and Cinematography, a full episode for each submission is required. For (Hair / Makeup), you may submit a  compilation clip of scenes from an entire season that best represent  your work.


PERFORMANCE: 

  • Actors may either submit a full episode or a reel. Reel submissions should not be more than 20 minutes and may consist of work from multiple episodes that were released during the eligibility period. 
  • For (Ensemble cast  and News / Entertainment Host) a full episode for each submission is required. Reality Series casts may also submit their cast for Ensemble.

Submission Fees:

  • Best Series / Reality / News & Entertainment Programs - $60.00 (per submission)
  • Directing, Writing, Editing, Cinematography, Hair/Makeup- $50.00 (per submission)
  • All other categories - $40.00 (per submission)

Nominees: All  nominees (excluding Directing, Writing, Editing, Cinematography and Hair / Makeup) will be required to submit a 20 second clip that will be played at the ceremony during their category presentation. Nominees for Ensemble Cast will be required to  submit a series logo / title that will be displayed during the category  presentation.
Each  nominee will receive a Certificate of Nomination immediately following  the ceremony. Nominees that will not be in attendance, can either  provide a mailing address or designate someone from their series to collect their certificate and/or award.


Winners:  All winners will receive a prop award on stage to deliver their  acceptance speeches. *Please limit your speeches to 45 seconds*. 

Upon  exiting the stage, winners will give the prop award back to the trophy  presenter and given a check out ticket. From there, winners will proceed back to their seat in the theater until the ceremony is  complete. After the ceremony, each winner will bring their check out ticket(s) to the designated check-out table where they will sign for their official engraved award and then escorted to  an area to be photographed with their award to commemorate their win.