|Current: 10th Streamy Awards|
|Awarded for||Achievement in web television production|
Dick Clark Productions
|First awarded||March 28, 2009|
The YouTube Streamy Awards, also known as the Streamy Awards or Streamys, are presented annually by Dick Clark Productions and Tubefilter to recognize and honor excellence in online video, including directing, acting, producing, and writing. The formal ceremony at which the awards are presented takes place in Los Angeles, California. They were the first envelope-opening live-streamed award show.
The winners of awards in over 30 categories, including the Audience Choice and Visionary Award, were announced for the first time on March 28, 2009 at the 1st Annual Streamy Awards. Winners of the 1st Streamy Awards included individual recipients (Best Male and Female Actor), and web series. Each year, certain awards are presented before the main ceremony at the Streamys Craft Awards.
The 2nd Annual Streamy Awards were hosted by actor/comedian Paul Scheer and streamed live online from the Orpheum Theatre (Los Angeles, California) on April 11, 2010. The production experienced technical problems as well as interruptions due to people streaking the stage and interrupting the presenters. This show incorporated an online live internet streaming broadcast. Due to poor reception and execution of the show, the International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) halted its partnership with Tubefilter and co-production of the award ceremony and formed their own Web TV awards presentation.
In 2011, Tubefilter entered a partnership with established entertainment industry awards show producer Dick Clark Productions (producers of the American Music Awards, among others) to co-produce the 3rd Streamy Awards which would be held in 2013.
The 10th Streamy Awards was broadcast on YouTube on December 12, 2020 and was hosted by drag queens Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova. To adhere to social distancing restrictions, the duo presented the awards by driving a party bus around Los Angeles.
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- Best Drama Web Series
- Best Comedy Web Series
- Best Hosted Web Series
- Best News or Politics Web Series
- Best Reality or Documentary Web Series
- Best Lifestyle Series
- Best New Web Series
- Best Companion Web Series
- Best Animated Web Series
- Best Branded Entertainment Web Series
- Best Experimental Web Series
- Best Foreign Web Series
- Audience Choice (Entertainer of the Year, Show of the Year)
- Best Directing for a Comedy Web Series
- Best Directing for a Dramatic Web Series
Awards that have been retired. Year denotes last year granted.
- Best Artistic Concept in a Web Series (2009)
- Best Ad Integration in a Web Series (2009)
- Viner (2016)
Special awards granted by the IAWTV are voted on by special committees, rather than by the membership as a whole.
- Visionary Award
List of shows
- 1st Annual Streamy Awards (2009)
- 2nd Annual Streamy Awards (2010)
- 3rd Annual Streamy Awards (2013)
- 4th Annual Streamy Awards (2014)
- 5th Annual Streamy Awards (2015)
- 6th Annual Streamy Awards (2016)
- 7th Annual Streamy Awards (2017)
- 8th Annual Streamy Awards (2018)
- 9th Annual Streamy Awards (2019)
- 10th Annual Streamy Awards (2020)
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