Screen Nation DIgital Media Awards 2015
Screen Nation DIgital Media Awards 2015

The awards celebrated the very best in online content produced by black British digital media creatives across short film, web series, music promos, blogs, magazines, performance and more. Gifting partners included ORS Europe, Blk, Vita Coco, Nu People Magazine, Iroko and Pop Chips

Screen Nation DIgital Media Awards 2015
Screen Nation DIgital Media Awards 2015

Presented by the vivacious award winning Liverpudlian actress/presenter Adi Alfa and the hilarious comic online star Reuben Christian the fun filled ceremony saw a host of recognisable faces from the online space grace the stage, while guest presenters included funny man Eddie Kadi, ex MTV head honcho Jasmine Dotiwala, stars of hit C4 hit show Chewing Gum, Michaela Coel and Susan Wokoma rising Hollywood actor David Ajala, luxury designer Alexander Amosu, the comic stars behind Youtube sensations Man Dem on the Wall and Ruth Amarquaye, Executive Assistant to Baroness Lawrence and founder & CEO of Wekumei. Surprise musical performers on the night included former Screen Nation award winning soul star Keisha White and Ashley Abigo, the young singer songwriter tipped for the very top. So who came away with a gong? See below for the full list of winners:

Favourite Web Series Actor:
DANIEL RUSTEAU – WEDDING DATES
EMMANUEL OGUNJINMI – LIFE OF HERS
MICHAEL SALAMI – JUST A COUPLE – Winner
STEPHEN BOYCE – HOW DID WE GET HERE?
TAPIWA MADOVI – A DAY IN THE LIFE OF DADDY
TYSON DOUGLAS – LIFE OF HERS

Favourite Web Series Actress:
CHINWE A. NWOKOLO – WEDDING DATES
FRIEDA THIEL – JUST A COUPLE
HELEN ALUKO – LIFE OF HERS
KAMARA BACCHUS – LIFE OF HERS/HOW DID WE GET HERE? – Winner
LINDA ADEY – DEAR JESUS
MARIA PAZOUROS – LIFE OF HERS
ROCHELLE ROSE – A DAY IN THE LIFE OF DADDY
SAMANTHA EARLE – ALEXIS SHOW/DEAR JESUS

Favourite Web Series Ensemble:
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF DADDY – BWNG
ADAM & EVE – VISIONS INCORPORATED
DEAR JESUS – WONDER LONDON FILMS
LIFE OF HERS – CARDY FILMS – Winner
THE ALEXIS SHOW – WONDER LONDON FILMS
WEDDING DATES – DANIEL RUSTEAU/BWNG

Favourite Web Series:
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF DADDY, S1 – BWNG
DEAR JESUS, S3 – DANIELLE A SCOTT-HAUGHTON/WONDER LONDON FILMS – Winner
HOW DID WE GET HERE?, S1 – CARDY FILMS/BWNG
JUST A COUPLE, S1 – SEBASTIAN THIEL/UPSHOT ENTERTAINMENT
LIFE OF HERS, S1 – OLA MASHA/OLAN COLLARDY/SAMANTHA CHIOMA/CARDY FILMS
WEDDING DATES, S1 – DANIEL RUSTEAU

Favourite Short Film:
BLIGHTY: BFF – DANIEL RUSTEAU
FHPC (FAIR HONEST POSITIVE CREATIVE) – MARK ONE/GEORGE THE POET
HIDDEN – QUASON MATTHEWS – Winner
OYA: RISE OF THE ORISHAS – NOSA IGBINEDION
PREY – SUNNY KING
SOMETHING SENTIMENTAL – OLAN COLLARDY/OLA MASHA

Favourite Online Presenter:
AARON ROACH BRIDGEMAN – MUSICALIZE, SBTV, VARIOUS
CLAIRE CLOTTEY – MEDIA SPOTLIGHT UK, BANG FM, VARIOUS – Winner
JACQUELINE SHEPHERD – VARIOUS
REMEL LONDON – THE SHOW ROOM, LINK UP TV, VARIOUS
RIA HEBDEN – VARIOUS
VANESSA SANYAUKE – GIRLS TALK LONDON

Favourite Music Promo produced by Luti Media:
DAPPY – BEAUTIFUL ME
FUSE ODG FT. ANGEL – TINA (Directed by Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini- Winner
LIAM BAILEY FT. ASAP FERG – VILLAIN
MELISSA STEELE FT WRETCH 32 – YOU LOVE ME?
RITA ORA – POISON
SAM FELDT FT. KIMBERLY ANNE – SHOW ME LOVE

Favourite Youth Entertainment/Lifestyle Site/Mag:
CERTIFIED UK
CUT THE CHAT
THE LINK UP – Winner
SPIFF TV

Favourite Arts & Entertainment/Lifestyle Site/Mag:
COZY MAG
THE NUBLK
MEDIA DIVERSIFIED
THE BRITISH BLACKLIST – Winner
THE TV COLLECTIVE

Honorary Digital Vanguard Awards were presented to Cecile Emeke one of the UK’s most exciting young online creatives and director of the Strolling series, Tolulope ‘T-Boy’ Ogunmefun aka Don’t Jealous Me, online comic genius and a final special Digital Achievement Award to stunning Beauty/lifestyle vlogger Shirley B. Eniang.

These awards celebrate young digital titans who have blazed a trail and proven that there are great opportunities in the digital domain. Their outstanding successes summed up the evening and act as a beacon to those many creatives that are making their way in the digital space. Screen Nation CEO Charles Thompson MBE said:

“The Digital is Media Awards are here to stay as they showcase the amazing talent working in the digital arena. With more parts of the world coming fully online over the next decade It’s now more important than ever that online content and platforms are celebrated in the same way as traditional media as digital is without doubt the future. Bring on 2016 we can’t wait.”

Highlights of the awards will be shown on Screen Nation Youtube at a later date.

Source: Screen Nation Press Office

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